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The Schoolmaster’s Daughter by Jackie French

Title: The Schoolmaster’s Daughter Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 18th May 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Drawing on her own family history, this is a story from Jackie French about education in Colonial Australia - and how women once had to fight for their right to it.… Continue reading The Schoolmaster’s Daughter by Jackie French

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The Silk House by Kayte Nunn

Title: The Silk House Author: Kayte Nunn Genre: Historical Fiction/Gothic Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 30th June 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 380 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: Weaving. Healing. Haunting. The spellbinding story of a mysterious boarding school sheltering a centuries-old secret by the bestselling author of THE BOTANIST'S DAUGHTER Weaving. Healing. Haunting. The spellbinding story of… Continue reading The Silk House by Kayte Nunn

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Edie’s Experiments: How to Make Friends by Charlotte Barkla

Title: Edie’s Experiments: How to Make Friends Author: Charlotte Barkla Genre: Fiction Publisher: Puffin Australia Published: 4th February 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: A new school, a classroom full of potential new friends and a science kit. What could possibly go wrong? I’m Edie and I love science. So when I started… Continue reading Edie’s Experiments: How to Make Friends by Charlotte Barkla

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Friday Barnes: Big Trouble by R.A. Spratt

Title: Friday Barnes: Big Trouble Author: R.A. Spratt Genre: Crime Publisher: Penguin Random House/Puffin Published: 7th May 2019/3rd August 2015 Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: Friday Barnes has a new case, and this time it’s personal! When Friday’s father turns up out of the blue, he brings his daughter some distressing news –… Continue reading Friday Barnes: Big Trouble by R.A. Spratt

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Ella at Eden: New Girl by Laura Sieveking

Title: Ella at Eden: New Girl Author: Laura Sieveking Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st February 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 192 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: Ella has started at her new high school, and Eden College is everything she hoped it would be. She is getting to know her new friends and enjoying everything Eden… Continue reading Ella at Eden: New Girl by Laura Sieveking

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Ravenclaw Edition) by J.K. Rowling

Title: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Ravenclaw Edition) Author: J.K. Rowling Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Bloomsbury Published: 23rd January 2020 Format: Hardcover, Paperback Pages: 640 Price: Hardcover: $32.99, Paperback: $21.99 Synopsis: Let the magic of J.K. Rowling's classic Harry Potter series take you back to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. This Ravenclaw House… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Ravenclaw Edition) by J.K. Rowling

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Book Bingo Seven: Written by an Australian Woman

And thus ends March, and my seventh book bingo of the year with Theresa Smith and Amanda Barrett. I've just got one book to present this week, and this book fills the square "written by an Australian Woman" - which I intended to write weeks ago, but got caught up in all the other squares,… Continue reading Book Bingo Seven: Written by an Australian Woman

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Challenge Check-In: February

In February, I didn't read or review as many books as I did in January. I managed to read twelve books this month, bringing my yearly total to twenty-six, and have made some progress on my challenges. Some reviews are yet to go up, but this will wrap up what I have done: General and… Continue reading Challenge Check-In: February

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Total Quack Up by Sally Rippin, Deborah Abela, Jacqueline Harvey, Oliver Phommavanh, R.A. Spratt, Paul Jennings, Alex Miles, Adrian Beck, Tristan  Bancks and Matt Stanton

Title: Total Quack Up Author: Sally Rippin, Deborah Abela, Jacqueline Harvey, Oliver Phommavanh, R.A. Spratt, Paul Jennings, Alex Miles, Adrian Beck, Tristan  Bancks and Matt Stanton Genre: Children's fiction/humour Publisher:  Penguin Random House/Puffin Published: 15th October, 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: 14.99 Synopsis: Authors Sally Rippin and Adrian Beck have gathered together an awesome… Continue reading Total Quack Up by Sally Rippin, Deborah Abela, Jacqueline Harvey, Oliver Phommavanh, R.A. Spratt, Paul Jennings, Alex Miles, Adrian Beck, Tristan  Bancks and Matt Stanton

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The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree by Paola Peretti, translated by Denise Muir

Title: The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree Author: Paola Peretti, translated by Denise Muir Genre: Fiction Publisher: Bonnier/Allen and Unwin Published: 29th August 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 208 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: A novel for all ages about a young girl losing her sight, inspired by the author's own life story. For fans of… Continue reading The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree by Paola Peretti, translated by Denise Muir