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Pierre’s Not There by Ursula Dubosarsky

Title: Pierre’s Not There Author: Ursula Dubosarsky Genre: Fantasy and Magical Realism Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 3rd November 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 208 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: A girl who transforms into a dog, a magic puppet show with the power to change lives and a story about the mysteries of the imagination from Ursula… Continue reading Pierre’s Not There by Ursula Dubosarsky

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The Killing Streets: Uncovering Australia’s first serial murderer by Tanya Bretherton

Title: The Killing Streets: Uncovering Australia’s first serial murderer Author: Tanya Bretherton Genre: History, Non-Fiction, True Crime Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 25th February 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 340 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: From the acclaimed author of THE SUITCASE BABY and THE SUICIDE BRIDE, the story of a series of horrific murders that began in 1930s Sydney - and… Continue reading The Killing Streets: Uncovering Australia’s first serial murderer by Tanya Bretherton

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Kensy and Max: Undercover by Jacqueline Harvey

Title: Kensy and Max: Undercover Author: Jacqueline Harvey Genre: Spies/Adventure Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 5th March 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 400 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: How do you keep your head in the game when someone wants you gone? When those dearest to you are far away and the future is so uncertain . .… Continue reading Kensy and Max: Undercover by Jacqueline Harvey

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Blog Tour #1: Review of The Botanist’s Daughter by Kayte Nunn

Title: The Botanist's Daughter Author: Kayte Nunn Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 31st July 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 388 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Discovery. Desire. Deception. A wondrously imagined tale of two female botanists, separated by more than a century, in a race to discover a life-saving flower . . . In Victorian England,… Continue reading Blog Tour #1: Review of The Botanist’s Daughter by Kayte Nunn

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Some of the authors appearing at the Sydney Writer’s Festival…

It's that time of year again, when the programs and author schedules for the annual Sydney Writer's Festival are announced. Held between the first and the sixth of May, mostly at Carriageworks but with some events at a variety of other places around Sydney, there will be many events to choose from, and many authors… Continue reading Some of the authors appearing at the Sydney Writer’s Festival…

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The Opal Dragonfly by Julian Leatherdale

Title: The Opal Dragonfly Author: Julian Leatherdale Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 21st Febraury 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 592 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A daughter sacrifices her reputation, two men bid for the love of a woman, freedom is found in the heart of a dust storm, a father's legacy reveals past crimes.… Continue reading The Opal Dragonfly by Julian Leatherdale

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2017 Sydney Writer’s Festival

  The Sydney Writer’s Festival is held annually across various precincts of Sydney, with many ticketed and free events across the five days of the festival. This year, the dates are the 22nd to the 28th of May. Each year, the Sydney Writer’s Festival presents over 300 events, with audiences of over 100,000 people over… Continue reading 2017 Sydney Writer’s Festival

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The Song of Us by JD Barrett

Title: The Song of Us Author: J.D. Barrett Genre: Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 11th April 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 330 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Zoe Wylde is a woman at a crossroad. Five years ago, she fled her successful career as a concert harpist in London to return to her Bondi home. She still plays,… Continue reading The Song of Us by JD Barrett

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The Blue Cat by Ursula Dubosarsky

Title: The Blue Cat Author: Ursula Dubosarsky Genre: Young Adult Fiction, Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 29th March 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 176 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: From the multi-award-winning author of The Red Shoe comes a haunting story about a boy who can't - or won't - speak about his past in war-torn Europe, and… Continue reading The Blue Cat by Ursula Dubosarsky

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Cocaine Blues: A Phryne Fisher Mystery by Kerry Greenwood

Title: Cocaine Blues: A Phryne Fisher Mystery Author: Kerry Greenwood Genre: Crime Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: June 2005 Format: Paperback Pages: 208 Price: $22.95 Synopsis: This is where it all started! The first classic Phryne Fisher mystery, featuring our delectable heroine, cocaine, communism and adventure. Phryne leaves the tedium of English high society for… Continue reading Cocaine Blues: A Phryne Fisher Mystery by Kerry Greenwood