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Book Bingo Two 2020 – Friendship, Family, and Love

Welcome to the February edition of book bingo with Theresa, Amanda and myself. In February, I shall be checking off the Family, Friendship and Love square with a book that encompasses all three of these themes. The book I have chosen is the fifth book in the Pippa’s Island series by Belinda Murrell. Pippa’s Island:… Continue reading Book Bingo Two 2020 – Friendship, Family, and Love

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Books and Bites Book Bingo – Written in the First Person: Pippa’s Island: Puppy Pandemonium by Belinda Murrell

My second book bingo card, the Books and Bites Bingo Card, is a more casual one for me. I’ll post as I fill a square, rather than on a schedule as I am with the other one, and ideally, one post per square for better clarity. So this is my post for my second square… Continue reading Books and Bites Book Bingo – Written in the First Person: Pippa’s Island: Puppy Pandemonium by Belinda Murrell

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Pippa’s Island: Puppy Pandemonium by Belinda Murrell

Title: Pippa’s Island: Puppy Pandemonium Author: Belinda Murrell Genre: Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 3rd December 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: The fifth book in the Pippa's Island series is the most adorable story yet! Life can be hard when you’re crammed into a tiny caravan with your noisy family. Pippa’s… Continue reading Pippa’s Island: Puppy Pandemonium by Belinda Murrell

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2019 Australian Women Writer’s Challenge Completed,

At the start of the year, I pledged to read fifteen books across the year, and ended up reading one hundred, and reviewing about ninety-seven of those – as some were read for my job as a quiz writer and I didn’t get a chance to review them all. Of the one hundred, it is… Continue reading 2019 Australian Women Writer’s Challenge Completed,

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Pippa’s Island: Camp Castaway by Belinda Murrell

Title: Pippa’s Island: Camp Castaway Author: Belinda Murrell Genre: Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 2nd April 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Pippa and friends are off to a tiny tropical island for school camp - but what happens when their group are split up? The students in class 5M are heading… Continue reading Pippa’s Island: Camp Castaway by Belinda Murrell

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November Round up 2019

Nearly at the end of the year – and I am compiling my reads and reviews from November. Between work, reviewing and my own reading, I read eighteen books in November, bringing me to 188 for the year in total, and twelve of those books were by Australian women. In November, I participated in #AusReadingMonth… Continue reading November Round up 2019

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Pippa’s Island: Kira Dreaming by Belinda Murrell

Title: Pippa’s Island: Kira Dreaming Author: Belinda Murrell Genre: Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 2nd January 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: The third book in the gorgeously happy and fun Pippa's Island series sees Pippa and her friends competing in the school talent quest! Kira Cove Public School is hosting a… Continue reading Pippa’s Island: Kira Dreaming by Belinda Murrell

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Pippa’s Island: Cub Reporters by Belinda Murrell

Title: Pippa’s Island: Cub Reporters Author: Belinda Murrell Genre: Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 3rd July 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Four best friends are about to discover that writing news isn't as easy as it looks - especially when puppies, pop stars and photo shoots are involved! Pippa is settling… Continue reading Pippa’s Island: Cub Reporters by Belinda Murrell