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Book Bingo Fifteen – Written by an Australian Man

Welcome back to Book Bingo with Theresa and Amanda. We're now up to post fifteen for the year, with about fifteen to go. With any luck, what I have will take me to the end of the year - I am not sure if I have any double bingos left but will be making changes… Continue reading Book Bingo Fifteen – Written by an Australian Man

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P is for Pearl by Eliza Henry Jones

Title: P is for Pearl Author: Eliza Henry Jones Genre: Young Adult, Literary Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 19th of February 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 304 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: A POIGNANT READ BURSTING WITH HEARTACHE, GRIEF AND SMALL-TOWN FAMILY SECRETS THAT WILL DRAW YOU IN UNTIL THE FINAL PAGE' - Gabrielle Tozer, award-winning author of The Intern, Faking… Continue reading P is for Pearl by Eliza Henry Jones

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I Am Sasha by Anita Selzer

Title: I Am Sasha Author: Anita Selzer Genre: Historical Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House Published:  2nd April, 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 325 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: One boy’s extraordinary experience of wartime survival. One mother’s incredible courage. Based on an astounding true story.  It is German-occupied Poland in 1942, and Jewish lives are at… Continue reading I Am Sasha by Anita Selzer

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Book Bingo Six: A Book With a One-word title, a book published more than ten years ago. 

Only two books for today's book bingo post - both of which fit into one of the categories I am filling today, and two more rows have a bingo - Row One Across: Row #1 - - BINGO   A book set more than 100 years ago: Rose Raventhorpe Investigates: Hounds and Hauntings by Janine… Continue reading Book Bingo Six: A Book With a One-word title, a book published more than ten years ago. 

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Munmun by Jesse Andrews

Title: Munmun Author: Jesse Andrews Genre: Young Adult, Dystopian Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 28th March, 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 416 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: A pointed, amusing and highly-original story set in an alternate reality wherein every person's physical size is directly proportional to their wealth, by the best-selling author of Me and Earl and… Continue reading Munmun by Jesse Andrews

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Winners of the Indie Book Awards Announcement.

Congratulations to the following books and their fabulous home-grown authors for winning in the following categories for the Indie Book Awards, especially Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend, which won in two categories! These winners were announced today and what a wonderful surprise to get home to! Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend: Children's… Continue reading Winners of the Indie Book Awards Announcement.

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The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

Title: The Belles Author: Dhonielle Clayton Genre: Fantasy/Magical Realism, Young Adult Publisher: Gollancz/Hachette Australia Published: 13th February 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 434 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: 'Looking for the next big ground-breaking event in YA? This is it.' Rick Riordan, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson series Welcome to the dark decadence of Dhonielle… Continue reading The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

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Smile: The Story of the original Mona Lisa by Mary Hoffman

Title: Smile: The Story of the original Mona Lisa Author: Mary Hoffman Genre: Children’s/Teen/Educational/Historical Fiction Publisher: Faber Factory/Barrington Stoke/Allen and Unwin Published: 24th January 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 88 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: A gorgeous historical novel following the fictional life of the young woman who would become Leonardo Da Vinci’s greatest work Renaissance Italy is… Continue reading Smile: The Story of the original Mona Lisa by Mary Hoffman

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Rain Fall by Ella West

Title: Rain Fall Author: Ella West Genre: YA Mystery Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 2nd January 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 224 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: A tense, engaging read that will have you racing through the pages. I'm not running late like I usually am. Maybe that's why I look in the river, maybe that's why… Continue reading Rain Fall by Ella West

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The Red Ribbon by Lucy Adlington

Title: The Red Ribbon Author: Lucy Addlington Genre: Historical Fiction/Young Adult Publisher: Bonnier/Hotkey/Allen and Unwin Published: 25th October 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Rose, Ella, Marta and Carla. In another life we might all have been friends together. This was Birchwood. For readers of The Diary of Anne Frank and The Boy in the Striped… Continue reading The Red Ribbon by Lucy Adlington