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The Mermaid, the Witch and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

Title: The Mermaid, the Witch and the Sea Author: Maggie Tokuda-Hall Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Walker Books Published:    2nd September 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 416 Price: $18.99 Synopsis: In a world divided by colonialism and threaded with magic, a desperate orphan turned pirate and a rebellious imperial lady find a connection on the high seas.… Continue reading The Mermaid, the Witch and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

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Mermaid Holidays: The Reef Rescue by Delphine Davis and Adele K Thomas (Illustrator)

Title: Mermaid Holidays: The Reef Rescue Author: Delphine Davis and Adele K Thomas (Illustrator) Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 3rd December 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 128 Price: $9.99 Synopsis: Sign up for Sea Star Reef Summer Camp and join Olivia Ocean, Chloe Coral, Sophia Seashell and Willow Wave for another splashing adventure in… Continue reading Mermaid Holidays: The Reef Rescue by Delphine Davis and Adele K Thomas (Illustrator)

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Mermaid Holidays #3: The Bake Off by Delphine Davis and Adele K Thomas (Illustrator)

Title: Mermaid Holidays #3: The Bake Off Author: Delphine Davis Genre: Children's Fiction/Fantasy Publisher: Penguin/Puffin Published: 2nd September 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 128 Price: $9.99 Synopsis: Grab your favourite booth at the Turtleville Tearooms and join Chloe Coral, Sophia Seashell, Willow Wave and Olivia Ocean for another splashing adventure in MERMAID HOLIDAYS . . .… Continue reading Mermaid Holidays #3: The Bake Off by Delphine Davis and Adele K Thomas (Illustrator)

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August Round Up 2019

I managed to read sixteen books in August, and the break down is below for each challenge and collectively in lists and tables. Several were read for review purposes, some for quiz writing purposes and others for my own reading. Some reviews are only going live in September, but others are up and ready to… Continue reading August Round Up 2019

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June Reading Round Up 2019

In June, I read eighteen books, bringing me to ninety-three overall for the year, and forty-six for the Australian Women Writer's challenge, which has comprised at least fifty percent of my reading totals so far this year. Several books were for work, so I didn't review those on the blog. Others that haven't been reviewed… Continue reading June Reading Round Up 2019

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Mermaid Holidays: The Magic Pearl by Delphine Davis and Adele K Thomas (Illustrator)

Title: Mermaid Holidays: The Magic Pearl Author: Delphine Davis and Adele K Thomas (Illustrator) Genre: Children's fantasy Publisher: Puffin Published: 2nd July 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 128 Price: $9.99 Synopsis: Willow decides to celebrate the first day of the holidays by throwing a MERMAZING slumber party! The besties are so excited. But when Willow discovers… Continue reading Mermaid Holidays: The Magic Pearl by Delphine Davis and Adele K Thomas (Illustrator)

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Mermaid Holidays: The Talent Show by Delphine Davis and Adele K Thomas (illustrator)

Title: Mermaid Holidays: The Talent Show Author: Delphine Davis and Adele K Thomas (illustrator) Genre: Children's Fantasy Publisher: Puffin Published: 2nd April 2019 Format: Paperback Pages:120 Price: $9.99 Synopsis: Sophia, Willow, Chloe and Olivia have been best friends since they were merbies. Even though they don't go to school together, whenever they come home to… Continue reading Mermaid Holidays: The Talent Show by Delphine Davis and Adele K Thomas (illustrator)