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The Jane Austen Remedy by Ruth Wilson

Title: The Jane Austen Remedy Author: Ruth Wilson Genre: Biography Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 29th March 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 320 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: An uplifting and delightfully bookish memoir about an 89-year-old woman who reclaims her life by re-reading each of Jane Austen's novels. As she approached the age of seventy, Ruth Wilson… Continue reading The Jane Austen Remedy by Ruth Wilson

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Mary Ann and Captain Piper by Jessica North

Title: Mary Ann and Captain Piper Author: Jessica North Genre: History, Non-Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 29th March 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 360 Price: $34.99 Synopsis: The fascinating story of the daughter of First Fleet convicts who managed to overcome her humble origins to become the mistress of the grandest home in colonial Sydney.… Continue reading Mary Ann and Captain Piper by Jessica North

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A Rebel in Auschwitz by Jack Fairweather

Title: A Rebel in Auschwitz Author: Jack Fairweather Genre: Biography Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st March 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages:  384 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: Occupied Warsaw, Summer 1940: Witold Pilecki, a Polish underground operative, accepted a mission to uncover the fate of thousands interned at a new concentration camp, report on Nazi crimes, raise a… Continue reading A Rebel in Auschwitz by Jack Fairweather

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A-Z of Australian Animals by Jennifer Cossins

Title: A-Z of Australian Animals Author: Jennifer Cossins Genre: Non-Fiction Publisher: Hachette/Lothian Published: 23rd February 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 64 Price: $18.99 Synopsis: A beautifully illustrated anthology of 26 of Australia's most fascinating animals from CBCA Honour Book author/illustrator Jennifer Cossins. From the award-winning creator of A-Z OF ENDANGERED ANIMALS comes a stunning non-fiction picture… Continue reading A-Z of Australian Animals by Jennifer Cossins

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Our Country: Ancient Wonders by Mark Greenwood and Frané Lessac (Illustrator)

Title: Our Country: Ancient Wonders Author: Mark Greenwood and Frané Lessac (Illustrator) Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Walker Books Published: 2nd February 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 40 Price: $26.99 Synopsis: This first book in the Our Country series takes readers on a journey across Australia to marvel at our unique geology and geography. Our home is an… Continue reading Our Country: Ancient Wonders by Mark Greenwood and Frané Lessac (Illustrator)

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Ouch: Tales of Gravity by Kate Simpson and Andy Hardiman

Title: Ouch: Tales of Gravity Author: Kate Simpson and Andy Hardiman Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 1st February 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: Kate Simpson is a children’s author, the co-host of children's book podcast One More Page, and a mum – so she certainly knows how to keep things… Continue reading Ouch: Tales of Gravity by Kate Simpson and Andy Hardiman

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Little Bird of Auschwitz: How My Mother Escaped Death and Found Our Family by Alina and Jacques Peretti

Title: Little Bird of Auschwitz: How My Mother Escaped Death and Found Our Family Author: Alina and Jacques Peretti Genre: Biography, History Publisher: Hachette/Hodder and Stoughton Published: 25th January 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 300 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: The remarkable story of a woman's journey out of Auschwitz to find her family, told to her son… Continue reading Little Bird of Auschwitz: How My Mother Escaped Death and Found Our Family by Alina and Jacques Peretti

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December 2021 Reading Wrap Up

In December, I read twenty-five books, some of those were books for quiz writing and others were 2022 releases that I decided to read, review and schedule the post for so I don’t fall behind. As a result, these reviews are not included but the books themselves are. I have also completed all my challenges,… Continue reading December 2021 Reading Wrap Up

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Blog Tour: Australia Remembers: Len Waters by Catherine Bauer

Title: Australia Remembers: Len Waters Author: Catherine Bauer Genre: History, Non-fiction Publisher: Big Sky Media Published: 1st September 2021 Format: Hardback Pages: 60 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: His big imagination and even bigger dreams took him soaring beyond the reach of those who tried to confine him. Australia Remembers 3: Len Waters, Boundless and Born to… Continue reading Blog Tour: Australia Remembers: Len Waters by Catherine Bauer

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Drover by Neridah McMullin, illustrated by Sarah Anthony

Title: Drover Author: Neridah McMullin, illustrated by Sarah Anthony Genre: History Publisher: Walker Books Australia Published: 8th September 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $26.99 Synopsis: The true story of an important pioneering woman in Australian history. Courageous, clever and daring, Drover is one of a kind. Travelling through the heart of the outback, Drover… Continue reading Drover by Neridah McMullin, illustrated by Sarah Anthony