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Book Bingo 13 – a book with non-human characters

Book bingo Saturday again - round two, post thirteen of the year for the challenge. To mark off the non-human characters square, I have gone to a book I wrote a quiz for as part of my quiz writer job with Scholastic that fits the category of a book with non-human characters: A book with… Continue reading Book Bingo 13 – a book with non-human characters

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Other Worlds 2: Beast World by George Ivanoff

Title: Other Worlds 2: Beast World Author: George Ivanoff Genre: Fantasy/Adventure/Steampunk Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 26th February 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 203 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Xandra finds a key . . . It opens a doorway . . . She and her brother are sucked through . . . Into a crazy world that… Continue reading Other Worlds 2: Beast World by George Ivanoff

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Other Worlds 1: Perfect World by George Ivanoff

Title: Other Worlds 1: Perfect World Author: George Ivanoff Genre: Science Fiction, Children's books Publisher: Random House Australia/Penguin Random House Published: 26th February 2018 Format: Paperback Pages:192 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Keagan finds a key . . . It opens a doorway . . . He steps through . . . Into a weird world of… Continue reading Other Worlds 1: Perfect World by George Ivanoff

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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 Lost Sapphire by Belinda Murrell

    Title: The Lost Sapphire Author: Belinda Murrell Genre: Fiction/Historical Fiction Publisher: Random House Australia Published: 16th May 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 310 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Marli is staying with her dad in Melbourne, and missing her friends. Then she discovers a mystery – a crumbling, abandoned mansion is to be returned to her… Continue reading The Lost Sapphire by Belinda Murrell

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The Forgotten Pearl by Belinda Murrell

Title: The Forgotten Pearl Author: Belinda Murrell  Genre: Children's Fiction/Historical Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House Pages: 282 Price: $17.99 Published: 2nd February 2015 Synopsis: When Chloe visits her grandmother, she learns how close the Second World War came to destroying her family. Could the experiences of another time help Chloe to face her own problems? In… Continue reading The Forgotten Pearl by Belinda Murrell