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Zadie Ma and the Dog Who Chased the Moon by Gabrielle Wang

Title: Zadie Ma and the Dog Who Chased the Moon Author: Gabrielle Wang Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House/Puffin Published: 31st May 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Meet Zadie Ma, a girl who writes magical stories that sometimes come true. Can Zadie bring to life her most important story of all… Continue reading Zadie Ma and the Dog Who Chased the Moon by Gabrielle Wang

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The Secret of Splint Hall by Katie Cotton

Title: The Secret of Splint Hall Author: Katie Cotton Genre: Historical Fiction/Magical Realism Publisher: Walker Books/Andersen Press Published: 4th May 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $18.99 Synopsis: Two girls must unearth an ancient myth hidden deep beneath the mysterious Splint Hall... 1945. War has ended, but for sisters Flora and Isobel the struggles still… Continue reading The Secret of Splint Hall by Katie Cotton

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My Reading Journey February 2022

In February I read thirty books and have almost completed my reading challenges. I’ve hit my target for the Aussie Author Reading Challenge. There are only a few books I haven’t reviewed – mostly books I have had to read for my work as a quiz writer haven’t been reviewed. I’ve read a variety of… Continue reading My Reading Journey February 2022

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When the War Came Home by Lesley Parr

Title: When the War Came Home Author: Lesley Parr Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Published: 1st March 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: 12-year-old Natalie is furious when her mum, Ffion, loses her factory job for sticking up for workers' rights. Now they have to leave their home and go to stay at… Continue reading When the War Came Home by Lesley Parr