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Thrive by Mary Borsellino

Title: Thrive Author: Mary Borsellino Genre: Crime/Dystopia Publisher: Clan Destine Press Published: 1st June 2015 Format: Paperback Pages: 230 Price: $19.95 Synopsis: In a time and place where the gulf between the haves and the have-nots has grown painfully wide, Olivia lives a life cushioned with abundance.Until the day she is kidnapped and held for… Continue reading Thrive by Mary Borsellino

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On A Barbarous Coast by Craig Cormick and Harold Ludwick

Title: On A Barbarous Coast Author: Craig Cormick and Harold Ludwick Genre: Speculative Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 2nd June 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: On a Barbarous Coast is an alternative retelling of Captain James Cook's story co-written by Craig Cormick and Harold Ludwick in the tradition of imagined… Continue reading On A Barbarous Coast by Craig Cormick and Harold Ludwick

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Books and Bites Book Bingo – A book with bad reviews: Trials of Apollo: The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan

In my tenth post for Books and Bites Book Bingo, I chose to mark off the square for a book with bad reviews. This was always going to be a subjective square – as all books are going to have good and bad reviews, so any book could really fit in here. Usually, the more… Continue reading Books and Bites Book Bingo – A book with bad reviews: Trials of Apollo: The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan

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The Vanishing Deep by Astrid Scholte

Title: The Vanishing Deep Author: Astrid Scholte Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 3rd March 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 416 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Astrid Scholte, bestselling author of Four Dead Queens, brings fans a thrilling new standalone YA fantasy where the dead can be revived…for a price. Two sisters. One dangerous secret. Twenty-four hours to… Continue reading The Vanishing Deep by Astrid Scholte

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Maternal Instinct by Rebecca Bowyer

Title: Maternal Instinct Author: Rebecca Bowyer Genre: Dystopian/Futuristic Fiction/Speculative Fiction Publisher: Story Addict Publishing Published: 7th October 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 306 Price: $22.99 Synopsis:Australia 2040. No child lives in poverty and every child is safe. But at what cost? 19-year-old Monica never wanted a baby but the laws require her to give birth twice… Continue reading Maternal Instinct by Rebecca Bowyer

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September 2019 Round Up

  This month, I reached my overall reading goal of 150 books with Whisper by Lynette Noni. Overall, I have reached 71 books in my Australian Women Writer's challenge, and am nearing the end of my PopSugar Challenge, with only a few categories left. I also filled out my Book Bingo card for the year,… Continue reading September 2019 Round Up

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Whisper by Lynette Noni

Title: Whisper Author: Lynette Noni Genre: Speculative Fiction Publisher: Pantera Press Published: 1st May 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: 2018 Must-Read Novel – ABIA Winner of Small Publishers’ Children’s Book of the Year 2019 “Lengard is a secret government facility for extraordinary people,” they told me. “It’s for people just like you.”… Continue reading Whisper by Lynette Noni

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What the Woods Keep by Katya de Becerra

Title: What the Woods Keep Author: Katya de Becerra Genre: Young Adult/Speculative Fiction/Mystery Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 26th September 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Price: $16.99 Synopsis:Katya de Becerra's stunning debut combines mystery, science fiction, and dark fantasy in a twisty story that will keep you mesmerized right up to the final page. On… Continue reading What the Woods Keep by Katya de Becerra

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The Brink of Darkness by Jeff Giles (Edge of Everything #2)

Title: The Brink of Darkness Author: Jeff Giles Genre: Young Adult, Speculative Fiction, Fantasy. Publisher: Bloomsbury Published: 1st August 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 352 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Things have changed for seventeen-year-old Zoe ever since the dramatic events that brought her together with the mysterious X. In order to save Zoe and her family, X… Continue reading The Brink of Darkness by Jeff Giles (Edge of Everything #2)

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Terra Nullius by Claire G Coleman

Title: Terra Nullius Author: Claire G Coleman Genre: Speculative Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 29th August 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 304 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: In the near future Australia is about to experience colonisation once more. What have we learned from our past? A daring debut novel from the winner of the 2016 black&write! Writing… Continue reading Terra Nullius by Claire G Coleman