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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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Esme’s Gift by Elizabeth Foster

Title: Esme’s Gift Author: Elizabeth Foster Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Odyssey Books Published: 30th November 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 266 Price: $23.95 Synopsis: Terror was within. Terror was without. Like her mother, she was at the water’s mercy. In the enchanted world of Aeolia, fifteen-year-old Esme Silver faces her hardest task yet. She must master her… Continue reading Esme’s Gift by Elizabeth Foster

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Withering-by-Sea (A Stella Montgomery Intrigue #1) by Judith Rossell

Title: Withering-by-Sea (A Stella Montgomery Intrigue #1) Author: Judith Rossell Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction Publisher: ABC Books/HarperCollins Australia Published: 19th August 2019 (First published 2014) Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: WINNER ABIA BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR YOUNGER READERS 'Fans of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events will eat up Withering-by-Sea' --… Continue reading Withering-by-Sea (A Stella Montgomery Intrigue #1) by Judith Rossell

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The Wildkin’s Curse by Kate Forsyth

Title: The Wildkin’s Curse Author: Kate Forsyth Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Pan MacMillan Published: 1st May 2010 Format: Paperback Pages: 380 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Three times a babe shall be born, between star-crowned and iron-bound. First, the sower of seeds, the soothsayer, though lame, he must travel far. Next shall be the king-breaker, the king-maker, Though… Continue reading The Wildkin’s Curse by Kate Forsyth

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The Starthorn Tree (The Chronicles of Estelliana  #1) by Kate Forsyth

Title: The Starthorn Tree (The Chronicles of Estelliana  #1) Author: Kate Forsyth Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Pan MacMillan Published: 1st May 2002 Format: Paperback Pages: 500 Price: $16.95 Synopsis: Under winter's cold shroud, the son of light lies. Though the summer sun burns high in the skies. With the last petal of the starthorn tree His… Continue reading The Starthorn Tree (The Chronicles of Estelliana  #1) by Kate Forsyth

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Where the Dead Go by Sarah Bailey

Title: Where the Dead Go Author: Sarah Bailey Genre: Crime/Mystery Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 5th August 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 464 Price:  $29.99 Synopsis: Four years after the events of Into the Night, DS Gemma Woodstock is on the trail of a missing girl in a small coastal town. 'Every bit as addictive and suspenseful… Continue reading Where the Dead Go by Sarah Bailey

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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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Beatrix the Bold and the Curse of the Wobblers by Simon Mockler

Title: Beatrix the Bold and the Curse of the Wobblers Author: Simon Mockler Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Bonnier/Piccadilly Published: 1st July 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Price: $14.99 Synopsis:Ten-year-old Beatrix is very good at telling jokes, dancing and throwing knives. She also happens to be a queen of a distant land - though she doesn't know… Continue reading Beatrix the Bold and the Curse of the Wobblers by Simon Mockler

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The Blood of Wolves by S.D. Gentill (Sulari Gentill)

Title: The Blood of Wolves (The Hero Trilogy #3) Author: S.D. Gentill Publisher: Pantera Press Category: Fantasy/YA/Mythology Pages: 440 Available formats: Print Publication Date: 1/3/2013 Synopsis: The third and final book in the HERO TRILOGY 4 DARING YOUNG HEROES… …INSANITY… HERESY… AND A BLOODY WAR… As empires fall and are founded anew, the Herdsmen of… Continue reading The Blood of Wolves by S.D. Gentill (Sulari Gentill)