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Challenge Completed – Dymocks Reading Challenge

The idea with this challenge was to read one book every two weeks – I managed to knock most of the categories out within a few months, and when going over the lists for each one Dymocks had on their website, I found out I could finish them with stuff I had already read. So… Continue reading Challenge Completed – Dymocks Reading Challenge

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Books and Bites Bingo Fairy Tale Collection: Snow White and Rose Red: And Other Tales of Kind Young Women by Kate Forsyth and Lorena Carrington

I’m moving through this challenge a bit slower than I’d like – for several categories I do have the books, I just need to read them. For others, I’m waiting for the right or specific book to arrive. One square I might struggle to fill is the book I keep putting off, as I don’t… Continue reading Books and Bites Bingo Fairy Tale Collection: Snow White and Rose Red: And Other Tales of Kind Young Women by Kate Forsyth and Lorena Carrington

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Snow White and Rose Red: And Other Tales of Kind Young Women by Kate Forsyth and Lorena Carrington

Title: Snow White and Rose Red: And Other Tales of Kind Young Women Author: Kate Forsyth and Lorena Carrington Genre: Fairy tales, Fantasy, Publisher: Serenity Press Published: 1st May 2020 Format: Hardcover Pages: 120 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: An enchanting collection of little-known fairy tales about young women who prevail because of their kindness and compassion… Continue reading Snow White and Rose Red: And Other Tales of Kind Young Women by Kate Forsyth and Lorena Carrington

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Isolation Publicity with Kate Forsyth and Lorena Carrington

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 bookstore… Continue reading Isolation Publicity with Kate Forsyth and Lorena Carrington

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Vasilisa the Wise and Other Tales of Brave Young Women by Kate Forsyth and Illustrated by Lorena Carrington

Title: Vasilisa the Wise and Other Tales of Brave Young Women Author:  Kate Forsyth and Illustrated by Lorena Carrington Genre: Fairy tales, children’s literature Publisher: Serenity Press Published: 14th December 2017 Format: Hardcover Pages: 100 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: For many young women, the only fairy-tales they know are the ones that have been retold by Walt… Continue reading Vasilisa the Wise and Other Tales of Brave Young Women by Kate Forsyth and Illustrated by Lorena Carrington