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The Book of Dust Volume One: La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman

Title: The Book of Dust Volume One: La Belle Sauvage Author: Philip Pullman Genre: Fantasy, YA Children’s Literature Publisher: Penguin Books/David Fickling Books Published: 19th October, 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 448 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: Philip Pullman returns to the world of His Dark Materials with this magnificent first volume of The Book of Dust. Eleven-year-old Malcolm Polstead and… Continue reading The Book of Dust Volume One: La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman

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Music and Freedom by Zoe Morrison

Title: Music and Freedom Author: Zoe Morrison Genre: Fiction Publisher: Vintage Australia/Random House Australia Published: June 27, 2016 Format: paperback Pages: 345 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: I have no use for forgiveness, not yet. But other ideas like that,
kindness, for example, I think that is fundamental. Resurrection;
I like that too. And love, of course, love, love,… Continue reading Music and Freedom by Zoe Morrison

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The Word Detective by John Simpson

    Title: The Word Detective: A Life in Words from Serendipity to Selfie Author: John Simpson Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Little Brown/Hachette Published: 11th October 2016 Format: paperback Pages: 366 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Language is always changing. No one knows where it is going but the best way to future-cast is to look at the… Continue reading The Word Detective by John Simpson

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The Looking Glass House by Vanessa Tait

*I received a copy of this book for review from the publisher* Title: The Looking Glass House Author: Vanessa Tait Publisher: Corvus Category: Fiction Pages: 304 Available formats: Print Publication Date: 29/7/15 RRP: AU$27.99 Synopsis: What happened before Alice fell down the rabbit hole? Oxford,1862. As Mary Prickett takes up her post as governess to… Continue reading The Looking Glass House by Vanessa Tait