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The Boy Who Stepped Through Time by Anna Ciddor

Title: The Boy Who Stepped Through Time Author: Anna Ciddor Genre: Historical Fiction/Time Slip Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 2nd June 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: An accidental trip back to the Roman Empire sets off a race against time to save a friendship - and a life. A thrilling time-slip adventure… Continue reading The Boy Who Stepped Through Time by Anna Ciddor

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Carly Mills, Pioneer Girl: Superstar by Jane Smith

Title: Carly Mills, Pioneer Girl: Superstar Author: Jane Smith Genre: Historical Fiction, Time slip Publisher: Big Sky Publishing Published: 8th February 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 140 Price: $12.50 Synopsis: When Carly Mills goes to Melbourne with the school choir, she gets more than she bargained for: a trip back in time and a chance meeting… Continue reading Carly Mills, Pioneer Girl: Superstar by Jane Smith

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Stunt Kid Seriously Stacks It by Jack Heath

Title: Stunt Kid Seriously Stacks It Author: Jack Heath Genre: Comedy Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st March 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Levi is pretty sick of starring in Dad’s stupid TV show, Kid Kablam. Because Levi is the kid who gets KABLAMMED. So far he’s been knocked down, blown up, and… Continue reading Stunt Kid Seriously Stacks It by Jack Heath

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Vernon the Penguin by Natashia Curtin

Title: Vernon the Penguin Author: Natashia Curtin Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: February 2021 Format: Hardback Pages: 32 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: 3+ ·  Funny, engaging, and adorable, with a twist·  Excellent for encouraging visual literacy·  From exciting new author/illustrator Natashia Curtin·  Themes include perseverance, chasing dreams, learning to love limits and creative problem solving… Continue reading Vernon the Penguin by Natashia Curtin

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Sherlock Bones and the Natural History Mystery by Renée Treml

Title: Sherlock Bones and the Natural History Mystery Author: Renée Treml Genre: Mystery Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: April 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: A hilariously funny, action-packed mystery, starring the intrepid Sherlock Bones. 'Hi there, I'm Sherlock Bones. Who is Sherlock Bones, you ask? Well, I don't like to brag, but… Continue reading Sherlock Bones and the Natural History Mystery by Renée Treml

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Books and Bites Bingo – Intro and square one marked off

Just for fun, I am picking up another bingo challenge. Like all challenges this year, I have chosen them based on the openness of the categories, to fiction and non-fiction and to Australian and non-Australian authors. I feel this will give me a better chance of filling in all or as many of the categories… Continue reading Books and Bites Bingo – Intro and square one marked off

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Blog Tour Part One – Book Review of Weapon by Lynette Noni

Title: Weapon Author: Lynette Noni Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Pantera Press Published: 5th November 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 410 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: I already knew he was a psychopath. But now? He’s more dangerous than ever. And I have less than twenty-four hours to stop him. After escaping Lengard and finding sanctuary with the Remnants,… Continue reading Blog Tour Part One – Book Review of Weapon by Lynette Noni

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Esme’s Wish by Elizabeth Foster

Title: Esme’s Wish Author: Elizabeth Foster Genre: YA Fantasy Publisher: Odyssey Books Published: 30th October 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 248 Price: $22.95 Synopsis: This was her last chance. Her hand twisted high in the air. When fifteen-year-old Esme Silver objects at her father’s wedding, her protest is dismissed as the actions of a stubborn, selfish… Continue reading Esme’s Wish by Elizabeth Foster