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The Girl She Was by Rebecca Freeborn

Title: The Girl She Was Author: Rebecca Freeborn Genre: Fiction Publisher: Pantera Press Published:  31st March 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 392 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: ‘She’d long ago stopped wondering whether anyone would find out what she’d done. It was in the past, and Layla didn’t dwell on the past.’ At the cafe in the small… Continue reading The Girl She Was by Rebecca Freeborn

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The Nine Hundred: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz by Heather Dune McAdam

Title: The Nine Hundred: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz Author: Heather Dune McAdam Genre: Non-Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 28th January 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 438 Price: $34.99 Synopsis: The untold story of the 999 young, unmarried Jewish women who were tricked into boarding a train in Poprad,… Continue reading The Nine Hundred: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz by Heather Dune McAdam

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Josephine’s Garden by Stephanie Parkyn

Title: Josephine’s Garden Author: Stephanie Parkyn Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 3rd December 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 480 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A captivating story of love, nature and identity in Napoleon's France 'Stephanie Parkyn is one very talented storyteller.' -Mrs B's Book Reviews France, 1794. In the aftermath of the bloody end… Continue reading Josephine’s Garden by Stephanie Parkyn

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Books and Bites Bingo – Intro and square one marked off

Just for fun, I am picking up another bingo challenge. Like all challenges this year, I have chosen them based on the openness of the categories, to fiction and non-fiction and to Australian and non-Australian authors. I feel this will give me a better chance of filling in all or as many of the categories… Continue reading Books and Bites Bingo – Intro and square one marked off

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Christmas Lilies by Jackie French

Title: Christmas Lilies Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 15th November 2019 Format: eBook Pages: 48 Price: $2.99 Synopsis: Paris,Christmas 1914 Despite her love for Huw, Elspeth will not give up her espionage work while World War One rages. She will wear his ring around her neck, and marry him when… Continue reading Christmas Lilies by Jackie French

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The Lily in the Snow (Miss Lily #3) by Jackie French

Title: The Lily in the Snow (Miss Lily #3) Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 1st April 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 480 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: The world is at war, and women are working, often behind the scenes, in areas from nursing to espionage. And despite their many successes, these are… Continue reading The Lily in the Snow (Miss Lily #3) by Jackie French

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Rebel Women Who Changed Australia by Susanna de Vries

Title: Rebel Women Who Changed Australia Author: Susanna de Vries Genre: Biography Publisher: Harper Collins Australia Published: 15th April 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 592 Price: 34.99 Synopsis: Celebrate the women who changed our nation. From Lillie Goodisson, pioneer of family planning, to Eileen Joyce, world-famous pianist, Enid Lyons, our first female cabinet minister, Stella Miles… Continue reading Rebel Women Who Changed Australia by Susanna de Vries

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Women to the Front: The Extraordinary Women Doctors of the Great War by Heather Sheard and Ruth Lee

Title: Women to the Front: The Extraordinary Women Doctors of the Great War Author: Heather Sheard and Ruth Lee Genre: History, Non-Fiction Publisher: Ebury Press/Penguin Random House Published: 2nd April 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $34.99 Synopsis:At the outbreak of World War I, 129 women were registered as medical practitioners in Australia, and many… Continue reading Women to the Front: The Extraordinary Women Doctors of the Great War by Heather Sheard and Ruth Lee

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The Bad Mother’s Book Club by Keris Stainton

Title: The Bad Mother's Book Club Author: Keris Stainton Genre: Fiction Publisher: Trapeze/Hachette Published: 23rd April 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 266 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: This book club only reads wine labels - the laugh-out-loud novel from ebook bestseller Keris Stainton Since moving to the Liverpudlian seaside after her husband's career change, Emma Chance's life consists… Continue reading The Bad Mother’s Book Club by Keris Stainton

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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