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Challenge Completed – Dymocks Reading Challenge

The idea with this challenge was to read one book every two weeks – I managed to knock most of the categories out within a few months, and when going over the lists for each one Dymocks had on their website, I found out I could finish them with stuff I had already read. So… Continue reading Challenge Completed – Dymocks Reading Challenge

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Rocky Lobstar #2: Time Travel Tangle by Rove McManus

Title: Rocky Lobstar #2: Time Travel Tangle Author: Rove McManus Genre: Humour Publisher: Scholastic Published: 1st August 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 192 Price: $14.99 • Synopsis: A NEW fiction series written AND illustrated by Australian actor and TV Personality ROVE McMANUS! • Hilarious tale of Rocky Lobstar—the star of Felidi’s Fabulous Sideshow Carnival! • Highly… Continue reading Rocky Lobstar #2: Time Travel Tangle by Rove McManus

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Literary Tourism: Travel in the Time of COVID

Once upon a time, the world was filled with people travelling across the world, from country to country, and basking in a variety of cultures and experiences. But one day, a nasty virus came and shut everything down. We had to hide away inside, and watch the world slowly change. When this travelling stopped so… Continue reading Literary Tourism: Travel in the Time of COVID

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Jane in Love by Rachel Givney

Title: Jane in Love Author: Rachel Givney Genre: Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 4th February 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 416 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: Jane Austen time-travels to the future and falls in love. But will she choose happiness in the present, or her career as a writer in the past? At age twenty-eight, Jane… Continue reading Jane in Love by Rachel Givney

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Phoenix (Firewatcher Chronicles #2) by Kelly Gardiner

Title: Phoenix (Firewatcher Chronicles #2) Author: Kelly Gardiner Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Published: 1st February 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: May 1941. The German bombing campaign is reaching its fiery climax, and Christopher and the firewatchers battle against the flames and huge bombs through the worst night of the Blitz. Christopher… Continue reading Phoenix (Firewatcher Chronicles #2) by Kelly Gardiner

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Firewatcher Chronicles #1: Brimstone by Kelly Gardiner

Title: Firewatcher Chronicles #1: Brimstone Author: Kelly Gardiner Genre: Historical Fiction/Time slip Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st September 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: December 1940, London: Christopher Larkham finds an ancient Roman ring inscribed with a phoenix on the banks of the Thames. As he takes shelter from the firestorm of the… Continue reading Firewatcher Chronicles #1: Brimstone by Kelly Gardiner

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Somewhere Around the Corner by Jackie French

Title: Somewhere Around the Corner Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction/Timeslip Publisher: Harper Collins Published: 2nd March 1994 Format: Paperback Pages: $16.99 Price: 288 Synopsis:Just shut your eyes and picture yourself walking around the corner. that's what my friend told me. Somewhere around the corner and you'll be safe. the demonstration was wild, out of… Continue reading Somewhere Around the Corner by Jackie French

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The Time Travel Diaries #1 by Caroline Lawrence

Title: The Time Travel Diaries #1 Author: Caroline Lawrence Genre: Fiction, Adventure, History Publisher: Piccadilly/Allen and Unwin Published: 1st July 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Price: $14.99 Synopsis:From the million-copy-selling author of The Roman Mysteries comes a nail-biting time-travel adventure in Roman London - where past meets present. From the million-copy-selling author of The Roman Mysteries… Continue reading The Time Travel Diaries #1 by Caroline Lawrence

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The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas

Title: The Psychology of Time Travel Author: Kate Mascarenhas Genre: Science Fiction/Crime Publisher: HarperCollins Australia/Head of Zeus Published: 1st August 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 368 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A time travel murder mystery, set in a female-centric alternate world. A time travel murder mystery from a brilliantly original new voice. Perfect for readers of Naomi… Continue reading The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas

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Evie’s Ghost by Helen Peters

Title: Evie’s Ghost Author: Helen Peters Genre: Children’s Historical Fiction Publisher: Nosy Crow/Allen and Unwin Published: 28th June 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 304 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Classic children's fiction from the author of The Secret Hen House Theatre. Evie couldn't be angrier with her mother. She's only gone and got married again and has flown off… Continue reading Evie’s Ghost by Helen Peters