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Aussie Kids: Meet Dooley on the Farm by Sally Odgers and Christina Booth

Title: Aussie Kids: Meet Dooley on the Farm Author: Sally Odgers and Christina Booth Genre: Fiction Publisher: Puffin Published: 1st September 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 64 Price: $12.99 Synopsis: Aussie Kids is an exciting new series for emerging readers 6-8 years. From a NSW Zoo to a Victorian lighthouse, or an outback sheep farm in WA… Continue reading Aussie Kids: Meet Dooley on the Farm by Sally Odgers and Christina Booth

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Isolation Publicity with Josephine Moon

Due to recent events, many Australian authors have had to cancel book launches and festival appearances. For some, this means new novels, series continuations and debut novels are heading into this scary, strange world without much publicity or attention. The good news is, you can still buy books – online or get your local bookstore… Continue reading Isolation Publicity with Josephine Moon

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A Treacherous Country by K.M. Kruimink

Title: A Treacherous Country Author: K.M. Kruimink Genre: Historical Fiction, Literary Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 21st April 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: The winner of the prestigious literary award that has launched over a hundred authors - The Australian/Vogel's Literary award WINNER OF THE AUSTRALIAN/VOGEL'S LITERARY AWARD There is a woman,… Continue reading A Treacherous Country by K.M. Kruimink

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Announcement 2020 Vogel Winner – Media from Allen and Unwin Australia

Every year, Allen and Unwin run the Vogel Awards for an unpublished manuscript for authors under the age of 35. This year, the announcement had to made online, and was hosted by Claire Bowditch. Below is a copy of the press release sent to me by Allen and Unwin, about the winner, A Treacherous Country… Continue reading Announcement 2020 Vogel Winner – Media from Allen and Unwin Australia

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The Octopus and I by Erin Hortle

Title: The Octopus and I Author: Erin Hortle Genre: Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 15th April 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 368 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A stunning debut novel set on the Tasmanian coast that lays bare the wild, beating heart at the intersection of human and animal, love and loss, and fear and hope.… Continue reading The Octopus and I by Erin Hortle

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The Orchardist’s Daughter by Karen Viggers

Title: The Orchardist's Daughter Author: Karen Viggers Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 4th January 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 400 Price: $29.99 Synopsis:A story of freedom, forgiveness and finding the strength to break free. International bestselling writer Karen Viggers returns to remote Tasmania, the setting of her most popular novel The Lightkeeper's Wife. Sixteen-year-old… Continue reading The Orchardist’s Daughter by Karen Viggers

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P is for Pearl by Eliza Henry Jones

Title: P is for Pearl Author: Eliza Henry Jones Genre: Young Adult, Literary Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 19th of February 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 304 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: A POIGNANT READ BURSTING WITH HEARTACHE, GRIEF AND SMALL-TOWN FAMILY SECRETS THAT WILL DRAW YOU IN UNTIL THE FINAL PAGE' - Gabrielle Tozer, award-winning author of The Intern, Faking… Continue reading P is for Pearl by Eliza Henry Jones

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The Sister’s Song by Louise Allan

*Read in 2017, published review in 2018* Title: The Sister’s Song Author: Louise Allan Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 2nd January 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Set in rural Tasmania from the 1920s to the 1990s, The Sisters' Song traces the lives of two very different sisters. One for whom giving… Continue reading The Sister’s Song by Louise Allan