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Father Christmas and Me by Matt Haig

Title: Father Christmas and Me Author: Matt Haig Genre: Fantasy, Christmas Publisher: Allen and Unwin/Canongate Published: October 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: The third magical book in the festive series, which began with A Boy Called Christmas and continued with The Girl Who Saved Christmas, from number one bestselling author Matt Haig, and featuring enchanting illustrations… Continue reading Father Christmas and Me by Matt Haig

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A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig

Title: A Boy Called Christmas Author: Matt Haig Genre: Christmas, Fantasy Publisher: Canongate Published: 1st November 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: You are about to read the true story of Father Christmas.It is a story that proves that nothing is impossible.If you are one of those people who believe that some things… Continue reading A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig

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September 2019 Round Up

  This month, I reached my overall reading goal of 150 books with Whisper by Lynette Noni. Overall, I have reached 71 books in my Australian Women Writer's challenge, and am nearing the end of my PopSugar Challenge, with only a few categories left. I also filled out my Book Bingo card for the year,… Continue reading September 2019 Round Up

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Book bingo Sixteen – A Book by An Author Under 35

Welcome to August, and the latest book bingo posts from Theresa, Amanda and me. Well, only about eight more posts left until we wrap up this bingo card, and again, I have a row filled in, resulting in a bingo. The post for that will come later, but I am adding in my bingo graphic… Continue reading Book bingo Sixteen – A Book by An Author Under 35

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Australian Women Writers Challenge 2018 Completed Post  

  This year I pledged to read fifteen books - which I had completed by at least March, if not earlier. I read a total of seventy-nine books and reviewed seventy-eight - one review is due to go live in January and as a result, also counts towards my 2019 challenge. One book from this… Continue reading Australian Women Writers Challenge 2018 Completed Post  

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Check in #5: Australian Women #60 to #78

In what is likely my final Check in for 2018 for the Australian Women Writers Challenge, I'm making my list a little longer as it did not make sense to make another post for one or two books, given I did this in blocks of fifteen - and am debating whether to do monthly, or… Continue reading Check in #5: Australian Women #60 to #78

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Archibald, The Naughtiest Elf in the World Visits Santa by Skye Davidson, illustrated by Ágnes Rokiczky

Title: Archibald, The Naughtiest Elf in the World Visits Santa Author: Skye Davidson, illustrated by Ágnes Rokiczky Genre: Picture books, children's books, Christmas stories Publisher: Elephant Tree Publishing Published: December 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 30 Price: $20.00 Synopsis: Archibald is the naughtiest elf in the whole wide world, who loves nothing more than doing extremely mischievous… Continue reading Archibald, The Naughtiest Elf in the World Visits Santa by Skye Davidson, illustrated by Ágnes Rokiczky

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Book Bingo Twenty-one – A funny book, A book that scares you and a book of short stories

This week marks my twenty-first post for the year of my Bok Bingo challenge, which has been chugging along well. So well in fact, I'm whipping through my second card quite rapidly, with a few squares to be decided and written up. For this post, all three books are by Australian women, scoring a hattrick… Continue reading Book Bingo Twenty-one – A funny book, A book that scares you and a book of short stories