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Some of my Favourite Australian Authors

Today is Australia Day, and I usually spend it quietly with books, often by an Australian author such as Kate Forsyth, Sulari Gentill, Anita Heiss,  or Jackie French. Many of the Australian authors I enjoy are women authors, and their books genre blend and tell the stories of characters who may be forgotten or silenced,… Continue reading Some of my Favourite Australian Authors

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To Love A Sunburnt Country by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #4)

Title: To Love A Sunburnt Country (Matilda Saga #4) Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Published: 1st December 2014 Format: Paperback Pages: 466 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: In war-torn Malaya, Nancy dreams of Australia - and a young man called Michael. The year is 1942 and the world is at war. Nancy Clancy left… Continue reading To Love A Sunburnt Country by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #4)

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The Road to Gundagai by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #3)

Title: The Road to Gundagai (Matilda Saga #3) Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Published: 1st December 2013 Format: Paperback Pages: 448 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Blue Laurence has escaped the prison of her aunt's mansion to join the Magnifico Family Circus, a travelling troupe that brings glamour and laughter to country towns gripped… Continue reading The Road to Gundagai by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #3)

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The Girl from Snowy River by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #2)

Title: The Girl From Snowy River (Matilda Saga #2) Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Published: 1 December 2012 Format: Paperback Pages: 352 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: The year is 1919. Thirty years have passed since the man from Snowy River made his famous ride. But World War I still casts its shadow across… Continue reading The Girl from Snowy River by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #2)

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A Waltz For Matilda by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #1)

Title: A Waltz For Matilda (Matilda Saga #1) Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction, Children’s Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins AU Published: December1 2010 Format: Paperback Pages: 496 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: 'Once a jolly swagman camped by a Billabong Under the shade of a Coolibah tree And he sang as he watched and waited till his Billy… Continue reading A Waltz For Matilda by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #1)