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Who Sleuthed It? Edited by Lindy Cameron

Title:  Who Sleuthed It? Author: Edited by Lindy Cameron Genre: Crime Publisher: Clan Destine Press Published: August 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 340 Price: $29.95 Synopsis: Who Sleuthed It? is the book you want when you want a book about animals helping their animal friends – or their human sidekicks – solve a host of diabolical crimes… Continue reading Who Sleuthed It? Edited by Lindy Cameron

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Drover by Neridah McMullin, illustrated by Sarah Anthony

Title: Drover Author: Neridah McMullin, illustrated by Sarah Anthony Genre: History Publisher: Walker Books Australia Published: 8th September 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $26.99 Synopsis: The true story of an important pioneering woman in Australian history. Courageous, clever and daring, Drover is one of a kind. Travelling through the heart of the outback, Drover… Continue reading Drover by Neridah McMullin, illustrated by Sarah Anthony

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The Wattle Island Book Club by Sandie Docker

Title: The Wattle Island Book Club Author: Sandie Docker Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Penguin/Michael Joseph Published: 31st August 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: Price: $32.99 Synopsis: From the best-selling author of The Banksia Bay Beach Shack comes a moving and heart-warming story about finding a new lease on life. Spanning over seventy years, we follow the lives… Continue reading The Wattle Island Book Club by Sandie Docker

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Modern Mrs Darcy Reading Challenge Completed

Another challenge completed! I completed this one a few weeks ago, and my original post about it is here. This was the build your own challenge from lists of prompts from previous iterations of this challenge and I have to say, it was a really good one as there was a lot less pressure to… Continue reading Modern Mrs Darcy Reading Challenge Completed

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August Round-Up 2021

August saw most of Australia back in lockdown due to the Delta variant of COVID, so it was a great month to get on top of my reading as much as I could. Between books for work and review, I read 29 books, and reviewed most of them. Again, most were by Australian authors, with… Continue reading August Round-Up 2021

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Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche by Nancy Springer

Title: Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche Author: Nancy Springer Genre: Historical Fiction, Crime Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 31st August 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Enola Holmes is back! Nancy Springer's internationally bestselling series and breakout Netflix sensation returns to beguile readers in Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche. Enola Holmes is… Continue reading Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche by Nancy Springer

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It’s Not You, It’s Me by Gabrielle Williams

Title: It’s Not You, It’s Me Author: Gabrielle Williams Genre: Time slip, historical fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 31st August 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: A literally life-changing novel about time travel, soulmates and serial killers that asks a very big question: Can you ever change your fate? This is award-winning… Continue reading It’s Not You, It’s Me by Gabrielle Williams

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Blog Tour: Home by Karen Hendriks

Title: Home Author: Karen Hendriks Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Daisy Lane Publishing Published: 20th June 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 38 Price: $18.95 Synopsis: War ends, yet its dark shadow remains, a family is forced to flee their home. As they journey through hunger, long cold nights and homelessness, a heart locket whispers words of hope.… Continue reading Blog Tour: Home by Karen Hendriks

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When Days Tilt (Time Catchers #1) by Karen Ginnane

Title: When Days Tilt (Time Catchers #1) Author: Karen Ginnane Genre: Fantasy/Historical Fictionm Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 2nd July 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Magic, mystery, and darkness – a gripping fantasy adventure for lovers of Philip Pullman’s Northern Lights. In this page-turning debut, one girl must figure out why she is… Continue reading When Days Tilt (Time Catchers #1) by Karen Ginnane

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The Kingdoms by Natasha Pulley

Title: The Kingdoms Author: Natasha Pulley Genre: Magical Realism/Time slip Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Published: 3rd August 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 448 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Come home, if you remember.The postcard has been held at the sorting office for ninety-one years, waiting to be delivered to Joe Tournier. On the front is a lighthouse – Eilean… Continue reading The Kingdoms by Natasha Pulley