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Death in Daylesford (Phryne Fisher #21) by Kerry Greenwood

Title: Death in Daylesford (Phryne Fisher #21) Author: Kerry Greenwood Genre: Historical Fiction/Crime Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 3rd November 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Surrounded by secrets, great and small, the formidable Miss Phryne Fisher returns to vanquish injustice. Surrounded by secrets, great and small, the formidable Miss Phryne Fisher returns… Continue reading Death in Daylesford (Phryne Fisher #21) by Kerry Greenwood

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The Daughter of Victory Lights by Kerri Turner

Title: The Daughter of Victory Lights Author: Kerri Turner Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Published: 20th January 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: An enthralling story of one woman's determined grab for freedom after WW2 from a talented new Australian voice. ‘PART CABARET, PART BURLESQUE, AND LIKE NOTHING YOU'VE EVER SEEN BEFORE! GENTLEMEN,… Continue reading The Daughter of Victory Lights by Kerri Turner

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Book Bingo Four 2020 – Themes of Inequality

Welcome back to book bingo with Theresa, Amanda and myself. And now we are well into April, and I am ticking off my fourth square, Themes of Inequality with The Nine Hundred: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz. Here, inequality is shown it all its forms, depicting one of… Continue reading Book Bingo Four 2020 – Themes of Inequality

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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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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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Clancy of the Overflow by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #9)

Title: Clancy of the Overflow (Matilda Saga #9) Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 21st October 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 448 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: From Australia's best-loved storyteller comes the final book in the bestselling Matilda Saga This is a love song to our nation, told in a single sweeping story… Continue reading Clancy of the Overflow by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #9)

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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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May 2019 Round Up

I managed to read fifteen books in May, so I'm still keeping my monthly average. Of these, about 11 were by Australian women - one was for work, so I haven't reviewed it, but have reviewed all the others, and some of the reviews were published in June, as I finished the books as the… Continue reading May 2019 Round Up

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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