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Ava’s Big Move by Mary van Reyk (Surf Rider’s Club #1)

Title: Ava’s Big Move (Surf Rider’s Club #1) Author: Mary van Reyk Genre: Children’s Fiction Publisher: Hachette Children’s Books Australia Published: 12th September, 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 129 Price: $12.99 Synopsis: Join the girls as they take on the world, one wave at a time! Meet five very different girls with one thing in common:… Continue reading Ava’s Big Move by Mary van Reyk (Surf Rider’s Club #1)

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The Beast’s Garden by Kate Forsyth

Title: The Beast’s Garden Author: Kate Forsyth Publisher: Random House Category: Fiction Pages: 512 Available formats: Print Publication Date: 3/8/15 Synopsis: ‘Ava fell in love the night the Nazis first showed their true nature to the world …’  A retelling of the Grimms' Beauty and The Beast, set in Nazi Germany. It’s August 1939 in Germany, and… Continue reading The Beast’s Garden by Kate Forsyth