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The Natural History of Love by Caroline Petit

Title: The Natural History of Love Author: Caroline Petit Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Affirm Press Published: 26th April 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: For fans of Elizabeth Gilbert’s The Signature of All Things and Pip Williams’ The Dictionary of Lost Words, The Natural History of Love is based upon the true story of 19th century French explorer,… Continue reading The Natural History of Love by Caroline Petit

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The Calling of Jackdaw Hollow by Kate Gordon

Title: The Calling of Jackdaw Hollow Author: Kate Gordon Genre: Fiction Publisher: University of Queensland Publishing Published: 29th March 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 208 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: When Jackdaw Hollow is orphaned by a lightning strike, he is taken in by the headmistress of Direleafe Hall. Even though he grows up with her love and… Continue reading The Calling of Jackdaw Hollow by Kate Gordon

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March 2022 Reading Round-up

In March I read twenty-one books. Most of them were Australian books, and mostly Australian women. Some are not out yet (at date of posting this), and three were quiz books, so I haven’t reviewed those. I have almost finished my Dymocks and QBD reading challenges. Even though I am well past my level for… Continue reading March 2022 Reading Round-up

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Wildflower by Monique Mulligan

Title: Wildflower Author: Monique Mulligan Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Pilyara Press Published: 8th March 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 295 Price: $26.99 Synopsis: 1979After being bullied at school, Jane Kelly dreads spending the summer holidays alone, friendless. So, when Acacia Miller moves in next door, Jane imagines carefree days of trading secrets and pinky promises with a new… Continue reading Wildflower by Monique Mulligan

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Eyes that Speak to the Stars by Joanna Ho

Title: Eyes that Speak to the Stars Author: Joanna Ho Genre: Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 2nd March 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 40 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: New York Times bestselling team Joanna Ho and Dung Ho present Eyes That Speak to the Stars, companion to the acclaimed Eyes That Kiss in the Corners. “A brilliant treatise to love of… Continue reading Eyes that Speak to the Stars by Joanna Ho

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Fancy Meeting You Here by Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus

Title: Fancy Meeting You Here Author: Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 30th November 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 328 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Sometimes the man of your dreams is standing right in front of you... only ten years in the past. A charming and unconventional love story about trying… Continue reading Fancy Meeting You Here by Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus

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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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The Emporium of Imagination by Tabitha Bird

Title: The Emporium of Imagination Author: Tabitha Bird Genre: Magical Realism Publisher: Penguin Australia Published: 30th March 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 352 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: A captivating novel of magical realism about a fantastical shop that brings comfort, peace and hope to those in need. You won't want to miss the opening of this shop!… Continue reading The Emporium of Imagination by Tabitha Bird

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Loner by Georgina Young

Title: Loner Author: Georgina Young Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Text Publishing Published: 4th August 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: Lona has dropped out of art school and no one is quite sure why, least of all Lona. It’s just that nothing in her life seems to make sense anymore, including art. She… Continue reading Loner by Georgina Young

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Transit of Angels by Desney King

Title: Transit of Angels Author: Desney King Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Pilyara Press Published: 19th October 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 285 Price: $27.99 Synopsis: Is there life after death?  Angelica is thirty-four when her beloved husband, Bill, is killed in a motorbike accident. She knows Bill is dead. Yet she yearns to be reunited with… Continue reading Transit of Angels by Desney King