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July 2020 Wrap Up

In July, I read twenty-two books, and have managed to complete my Australian Women Writer’s Challenge – which I am still going with, and my Book Bingo Challenge. All those posts are written and scheduled, as are several others for reviews and my isolation publicity series, which ends on the twenty-first of this month. I’ve… Continue reading July 2020 Wrap Up

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Isolation Publicity with Tim Cope

Due to recent events, many Australian authors have had to cancel book launches and festival appearances. For some, this means new novels, series continuations and debut novels are heading into this scary, strange world without much publicity or attention. The good news is, you can still buy books – online or get your local bookstore… Continue reading Isolation Publicity with Tim Cope

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Puppy Diary: The Great Toy Rescue by Yvette Poshoglian and Phil Judd

Title: Puppy Diary: The Great Toy Rescue Author: Yvette Poshoglian and Phil Judd Genre: Junior Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st July 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 96 Price: $9.99 Synopsis: Hi! I’m Archie! I’m a Schnoodle puppy and I love writing all about my PAWESOME adventures in my diary! Read all about my puppy pals… Continue reading Puppy Diary: The Great Toy Rescue by Yvette Poshoglian and Phil Judd

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July Reading Round-Up

Seven months into the year, and in total, I have read 118 books. Of those 118, 58 have been by Australian Women, and the remaining 60 by authors across the board - male, female and international. I am still trying to make progress on my Jane Austen challenge and have one square left to tick… Continue reading July Reading Round-Up

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The Dog Runner by Bren MacDibble

Title: The Dog Runner Author: Bren MacDibble Genre: Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 4th February 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 248 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: From the author of the multi-award-winning and bestselling How To Bee comes an intense and thrilling new adventure. 'We're gonna starve if we stay here,' Emery said. 'If we're gonna go, best go… Continue reading The Dog Runner by Bren MacDibble

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Monty the Sad Puppy by Holly Webb

Title: Monty the Sad Puppy Author: Holly Webb, illustrated by Sophy Williams. Genre: Animal Stories, Children's Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Published: 12th January 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 126 Price: $15.98 Synopsis:Is going from no dogs to two dogs as perfect as it sounds? Amelie has always wanted a dog, but she never dreamed she’d end up… Continue reading Monty the Sad Puppy by Holly Webb