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The Sentinel by Jacqueline Hodder

Title: The Sentinel Author: Jacqueline Hodder Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Blue Wren Press Published: 3rd  October 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 300 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: 1880, Australia. Escaping from a disastrous relationship, Kathleen Devine flees to an isolated lighthouse off the Victorian coastline. Taking up the position of Head Teacher to the lighthouse keepers’ children, she… Continue reading The Sentinel by Jacqueline Hodder

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Blog Tour: We’re All in This Together by Skye Hughes, illustrated by Alice Coates

Title: We’re All in This Together Author: Skye Hughes, illustrated by Alice Coates Genre: Fiction Publisher: Dean Publishing Published: September 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 32 Price: $19.95 Synopsis: School friends – Kiana, Amin, Roshan, Casey, Ming, and Tyler all have one thing in common — they can’t go to school. The world changed very quickly… Continue reading Blog Tour: We’re All in This Together by Skye Hughes, illustrated by Alice Coates

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Isolation Publicity with Kate and Jol Temple

  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… Continue reading Isolation Publicity with Kate and Jol Temple

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May 2020 Round Up

In May, we seemed to settle into a lockdown routine, so I got a bit more reading done. This month, I read 20 books – the vast majority of those – seventeen – were by Australian women writers – some for review, some my own reads and one or two that I read alongside Isolation… Continue reading May 2020 Round Up