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Challenge Completed – Dymocks Reading Challenge

The idea with this challenge was to read one book every two weeks – I managed to knock most of the categories out within a few months, and when going over the lists for each one Dymocks had on their website, I found out I could finish them with stuff I had already read. So… Continue reading Challenge Completed – Dymocks Reading Challenge

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Isolation Publicity with Kate Forsyth and Lorena Carrington

Due to recent events, many Australian authors have had to cancel book launches and festival appearances. For some, this means new novels, series continuations and debut novels are heading into this scary, strange world without much publicity or attention. The good news is, you can still buy books – online or get your local bookstore… Continue reading Isolation Publicity with Kate Forsyth and Lorena Carrington

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The Dark Prophecy (Trials of Apollo #2) by Rick Riordan

Title: Trials of Apollo: The Dark Prophecy Author: Rick Riordan Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 30th April 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 528 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: The second title in Rick Riordan's Trials of Apollo series - set in the action-packed world of Percy Jackson. The god Apollo, cast down to earth and trapped… Continue reading The Dark Prophecy (Trials of Apollo #2) by Rick Riordan

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Enola Holmes Mysteries: The Case of the Peculiar Pink Fan by Nancy Springer

Title: Enola Holmes Mysteries: The Case of the Peculiar Pink Fan Author: Nancy Springer Genre: Historical Fiction/YA Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 4th February 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 185 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Enola Holmes might be the much younger sister of Sherlock Holmes, but she manages to outsmart him at every turn, solving thrilling mysteries… Continue reading Enola Holmes Mysteries: The Case of the Peculiar Pink Fan by Nancy Springer

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Jane Austen Reading Challenge

This year, I am adding another challenge to my list. This one will be more of a casual one, that I will disperse throughout the year. Inspired by a blog called Bunny's Girl, and her challenge to read six Jane Austen novels and six Jane Austen inspired novels between January and December of 2019, I… Continue reading Jane Austen Reading Challenge

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Book Bingo Twenty-one – A funny book, A book that scares you and a book of short stories

This week marks my twenty-first post for the year of my Bok Bingo challenge, which has been chugging along well. So well in fact, I'm whipping through my second card quite rapidly, with a few squares to be decided and written up. For this post, all three books are by Australian women, scoring a hattrick… Continue reading Book Bingo Twenty-one – A funny book, A book that scares you and a book of short stories