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January 2020 wrap up

In January of this year, I read 13 books, and got a start on each of my challenges – some have more categories filled in than others, and some will have multiple books for each category, apart from the book bingo challenges, which will only have one each. Below is a table outlining where each… Continue reading January 2020 wrap up

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A Home for Molly by Holly Webb

Title: A Home for Molly Author: Holly Webb, illustrated by Sophy Williams Genre: Children's Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Published: 2015 Format: Paperback Pages: 126 Price: $12.99 Synopsis: On holiday at the seaside, Anya is excited when she meets a friendly family with children her own age — playing with them and their gorgeous puppy Molly is… Continue reading A Home for Molly by Holly Webb

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Book Bingo Seven – A Book that everyone is talking about, and a book with non-human characters.

Week seven of the 2018 Book Bingo, and I've managed to mark off 20 of the 25 squares already! This week there are two squares to include in this post: a book that everyone is talking about, and a book with non-human characters. First, my book with non-human characters is Monty the Sad Puppy, where… Continue reading Book Bingo Seven – A Book that everyone is talking about, and a book with non-human characters.

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Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada

Title: Memoirs of a Polar Bear Author: Yoko Tawada, translated by Susan Bernofsky Genre: Fiction Publisher: Granta/Allen and Unwin Published: 29th March 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Price: $27.99 Synopsis: A story of three polar bears: a memoirist who flees the Soviet Union; a dancer in an East Berlin circus; and Knut, a baby bear… Continue reading Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada