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To Love A Sunburnt Country by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #4)

Title: To Love A Sunburnt Country (Matilda Saga #4) Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Published: 1st December 2014 Format: Paperback Pages: 466 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: In war-torn Malaya, Nancy dreams of Australia - and a young man called Michael. The year is 1942 and the world is at war. Nancy Clancy left… Continue reading To Love A Sunburnt Country by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #4)

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Born A Crime: Stories from A South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

Title: Born a Crime: Stories from A South African Childhood Author: Trevor Noah Genre: Memoir/Non-Fiction Publisher: John Murray/Hachette Published: 29th November 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Price: $35.00 Synopsis: Growing up mixed race in South Africa, this is the fascinating and darkly funny memoir from Trevor Noah. Trevor Noah is the host of The Daily… Continue reading Born A Crime: Stories from A South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

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Murder in Midwinter by Fleur Hitchcock

Title: Murder in Midwinter Author: Fleur Hitchcock Genre: Fiction/Children’s Fiction Publisher: Nosy Crow Published: 23rd November, 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 254 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: When Maya takes a photo from the top of a bus, she has no idea of the trouble it will bring. The bright shop window is gorgeous but the couple arguing… Continue reading Murder in Midwinter by Fleur Hitchcock

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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 Safest Place in London by Maggie Joel

I received a copy from the publisher for review   Title: The Safest Place in London Author: Maggie Joel Genre: Fiction/Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen & Unwin Published: 24th August 2016/September 2016 release Format: Paperback, also available in eBook Pages: 352 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Two frightened children, two very different mothers, and one night of terrifying… Continue reading The Safest Place in London by Maggie Joel