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PAWS by Kate Foster

Title: PAWS Author: Kate Foster Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Publisher: Walker Books Australia Published: 7th April 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: At home, Alex’s best friend is Kevin the cockapoo, although what he wants most of all is a friend at school. But that is harder than he ever expected. A touching story… Continue reading PAWS by Kate Foster

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Huda and Me by H. Hayek

Title: Huda and Me Author: H. Hayek Genre: Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 30th March 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 208 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: A cheeky, fun and fast-moving tale of two Lebanese-Australian kids who decide to escape their horrible babysitter by running away…to the other side of the world. Huda's sitting in the airport… Continue reading Huda and Me by H. Hayek

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Aster’s Good, Right Things by Kate Gordon

Title: Aster’s Good, Right Things Author: Kate Gordon Genre:  Fiction Publisher: Yellow Brick Books Published: 1st November 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 196 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Aster attends a school for gifted kids, but she doesn’t think she’s special at all. If she was, her mother wouldn’t have left. And if she isn’t careful, everyone else… Continue reading Aster’s Good, Right Things by Kate Gordon

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Peta Lyre’s Rating Normal by Anna Whateley

Title: Peta Lyre’s Rating Normal Author: Anna Whateley Genre: Fiction, Young Adult Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 28th April 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 248 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: At sixteen, neurodivergent Peta Lyre is the success story of social training. That is, until she finds herself on a school ski trip - and falling in love… Continue reading Peta Lyre’s Rating Normal by Anna Whateley

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Children of the Dragon: The Race for the Red Dragon by Rebecca Lim

Title: Children of the Dragon: The Race for the Red Dragon Author: Rebecca Lim Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 6th May 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 208 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: The Race for the Red Dragon is the thrilling second book in the action-packed Children of the Dragon series. Qing sat bolt upright, her head… Continue reading Children of the Dragon: The Race for the Red Dragon by Rebecca Lim

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Australian Women Writer’s Challenge Check in Four – forty-five to sixty.

My fourth check in, and most current one as of the 12th of August, 2018, takes me to sixty books for the year, and in July I managed to read an entire Kate Forsyth series, as well as historical fiction, an #OwnVoices book, female focussed books, and one with  fascinating link to ancient history that… Continue reading Australian Women Writer’s Challenge Check in Four – forty-five to sixty.

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The Relic of the Blue Dragon (Children of the Dragon #1) by Rebecca Lim

Title: The Relic of the Blue Dragon (Children of the Dragon #1) Author: Rebecca Lim Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 25th July 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 192 Price: $14.99 Synopsis:When Harley Spark accidentally releases Qing, one of five dragon sisters, from the ancient vase she's been trapped in for centuries, he is soon… Continue reading The Relic of the Blue Dragon (Children of the Dragon #1) by Rebecca Lim

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The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

Title: The Belles Author: Dhonielle Clayton Genre: Fantasy/Magical Realism, Young Adult Publisher: Gollancz/Hachette Australia Published: 13th February 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 434 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: 'Looking for the next big ground-breaking event in YA? This is it.' Rick Riordan, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson series Welcome to the dark decadence of Dhonielle… Continue reading The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton