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The Lost Sapphire by Belinda Murrell

    Title: The Lost Sapphire Author: Belinda Murrell Genre: Fiction/Historical Fiction Publisher: Random House Australia Published: 16th May 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 310 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Marli is staying with her dad in Melbourne, and missing her friends. Then she discovers a mystery – a crumbling, abandoned mansion is to be returned to her… Continue reading The Lost Sapphire by Belinda Murrell

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The Safest Place in London by Maggie Joel

I received a copy from the publisher for review   Title: The Safest Place in London Author: Maggie Joel Genre: Fiction/Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen & Unwin Published: 24th August 2016/September 2016 release Format: Paperback, also available in eBook Pages: 352 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Two frightened children, two very different mothers, and one night of terrifying… Continue reading The Safest Place in London by Maggie Joel

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Wild One by Jessica Whitman

I received a copy from the publisher for review   Title: Wild One Author: Jessica Whitman Genre: Popular Fiction Publisher: Allen & Unwin Arena Published: 24th August 2016/September 2016 RRP: $29.99 Format: Trade Paperback edition Pages: 320 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Love, scandal and seduction in the glamorous world of polo   When Katherine 'Kat' Parker… Continue reading Wild One by Jessica Whitman

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The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

I received a copy from the publisher for review   Title: The Hating Game Author: Sally Thorne Genre: Fiction Publisher: Piatkus/Hachette Published: 9th August 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: Nemesis (n.) 1) An opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome. 2) A person's undoing 3) Joshua Templeman Lucy Hutton… Continue reading The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

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The Secrets of Wishtide by Kate Saunders (Laetitia Rodd #1)

  I received a copy from the publisher for review Title: A Laetitia Rodd Mystery: The Secrets of Wishtide Author: Kate Saunders Genre: Fiction/Crime Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Published: 1st August 2016 RRP: $29.99 Format: Trade Paperback edition Pages: 335 Price: $27.99 Synopsis: Mrs Laetitia Rodd, aged fifty-two, is the impoverished widow of an Archdeacon. Living… Continue reading The Secrets of Wishtide by Kate Saunders (Laetitia Rodd #1)

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The Falls by B Michael Radburn

  I received a copy from the publisher for review   Title: The Falls Author: B. Michael Radburn Genre: Fiction/Crime Fiction Publisher: Pantera Press Published: August, 2016 RRP: $29.99 Format: Paperback Pages: 364 Synopsis: A week of despair... a century of evil Damaged but not yet broken, park ranger Taylor Bridges believes his ghosts are… Continue reading The Falls by B Michael Radburn

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Maggie’s Kitchen by Caroline Beecham

    I received a copy from the publisher for review   Title: Maggie’s Kitchen Author: Caroline Beecham Genre: Fiction/Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 27/7/2016 RRP: $29.99 Format: Paperback Pages: 391 Synopsis: They might all travel the same scarred and shattered streets on their way to work, but once they entered Maggie's Kitchen,… Continue reading Maggie’s Kitchen by Caroline Beecham

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The Farm At The Edge of The World by Sarah Vaughan

    I received a copy from the publisher for review   Title: The Farm At The Edge of The World Author: Sarah Vaughan Genre: Fiction/Historical Fiction Publisher: Hachette/Hodder and Stoughton Published: 28/6/2016 RRP: $32.99 Format: Paperback Pages: 400   Synopsis: 1939, and Will and Alice are evacuated to a granite farm in north Cornwall,… Continue reading The Farm At The Edge of The World by Sarah Vaughan

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Tales from the Kingdoms by Sarah Pinsborough

I received a copy from the publisher for review Title: Tales from the Kingdoms Author: Sarah Pinborough Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Hachette/Gollancz Published: 14/6/2016 RRP: $29.99 Format: Hardcover Pages: 464 Synopsis: Snow White, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty: stories you love, and that we think we all know...but why would a prince fall in love with a… Continue reading Tales from the Kingdoms by Sarah Pinsborough

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The Hawkweed Prophecy

    I received a copy for review from the publisher Title: The Hawkweed Prophecy Author: Irina Brignull Genre: Fantasy, YA Publisher: Hachette/Orchard Published: 14/6/2016 RRP: $16,99 Format: Paperback Synopsis: A gorgeous, bewitching story of two outcast girls whose lives are twisted by an ancient prophecy. Who will be queen of the witches? The babies… Continue reading The Hawkweed Prophecy