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Book Bingo Twenty-Four – A Prize Winner and BINGO – A book by an author with the same initials

Hello, and welcome to my third last book bingo for the year with Amanda and Theresa. After this one, I have to check off a book over 500 pages, and a book by an author with the same initials - the latter of which I think I have chosen. This week, I am marking off… Continue reading Book Bingo Twenty-Four – A Prize Winner and BINGO – A book by an author with the same initials

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A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game that Won the War by Simon Parkin

Title: A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game that Won the War Author: Simon Parkin Genre: Non-fiction, Biography Publisher: Hachette Australia/Sceptre Published: 12th November 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 310 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: Find out what is happening in the Atlantic, find ways of getting the convoys through, and sink the U-boats!' Prime Minster, Winston… Continue reading A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game that Won the War by Simon Parkin

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The Sisters of Auschwitz by Roxane van Iperen

Title: The Sisters of Auschwitz Author: Roxane van Iperen Genre: History, Biography Publisher: Hachette/Seven Dials Published: 12th November 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 305 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: The life-affirming story of female bravery, Jewish Nazi resistance and surviving the horrors of Auschwitz WINNER of the Opzij Literature Prize 2019! During the Second World War two Jewish… Continue reading The Sisters of Auschwitz by Roxane van Iperen

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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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Alexander Altmann A10567 by Suzy Zail

Title: Alexander Altmann A10567 Author: Suzy Zail Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Black Dog Books Published: 1st May 2014 Format: Paperback Pages: 290 Price: $18.99 Synopsis: The story of a young Jewish boy who must learn to trust others to survive. Based on a true story. Fourteen-year-old Alexander Altmann doesn’t need to look at the number… Continue reading Alexander Altmann A10567 by Suzy Zail

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When We Were Warriors by Emma Carroll

Title: When We Were Warriors Author: Emma Carroll Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Faber Published: 3rd June 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: An irresistible return to World War Two for the Queen of Historical Fiction. A body washed up on the beach... Evacuation to an old house with forbidden rooms and dark secrets...… Continue reading When We Were Warriors by Emma Carroll

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Chanel’s Riviera by Anne De Courcy

Title: Chanel's Riviera Author: Anne de Courcy Genre: History, Non-Fiction Publisher: Hachette/Weidenfeld and Nicholson Published: 11th June 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 291 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: Bestselling social historian Anne de Courcy reveals the glamour and grit of the Second World War on the French Riviera Far from worrying about the onset of war, in the… Continue reading Chanel’s Riviera by Anne De Courcy

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Blog Tour Part One – Review: The French Photographer by Natasha Lester

Title: The French Photographer - Blog Tour Author: Natasha Lester Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 26th March, 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 440 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Inspired by the incredible true story of Lee Miller, Vogue model turned one of the first female war photojournalists, the new novel by the bestselling author of The Paris Seamstress Manhattan,… Continue reading Blog Tour Part One – Review: The French Photographer by Natasha Lester

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The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer

Title: The Things We Cannot Say Author: Kelly Rimmer Genre: Historical Fiction/Literary Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 26th February 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 420 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A searing page-turner of family secrets and the legacy of war by the Top 10 bestselling Australian author of BEFORE I LET YOU GO 2019 Life changed beyond recognition for… Continue reading The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer

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Eleanor’s Secret by Caroline Beecham

Title: Eleanor's Secret Author: Caroline Beecham Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 1st May 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 432 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: An engrossing wartime mystery of past deceptions, family secrets and long-lasting love... London, 1942 When art school graduate, Eleanor Roy, is recruited by the War Artists Advisory Committee, she comes one… Continue reading Eleanor’s Secret by Caroline Beecham