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The Mapmaker Chronicles #1 By A.L. Tait

Title: Race to the End of the Earth (The Mapmaker Chronicles #1) Author: A.L. Tait Genre: Fantasy, Children Publisher: Hachette Children’s Published: 14/10/2014 Synopsis: A map of the world? Why did the King want that? Everyone knew if you went too far in either direction you'd fall off the edge, into the jaws of Genesi,… Continue reading The Mapmaker Chronicles #1 By A.L. Tait

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The Beast’s Garden by Kate Forsyth

Title: The Beast’s Garden Author: Kate Forsyth Publisher: Random House Category: Fiction Pages: 512 Available formats: Print Publication Date: 3/8/15 Synopsis: ‘Ava fell in love the night the Nazis first showed their true nature to the world …’  A retelling of the Grimms' Beauty and The Beast, set in Nazi Germany. It’s August 1939 in Germany, and… Continue reading The Beast’s Garden by Kate Forsyth