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I, Migrant by Sami Shah

In brief: Sami Shah’s story, from growing up in Pakistan to covering breaking news as a news producer and then moving to Australia as a stand-up comedian. 794 more words

Book Review

Kids and Teenage new releases. August-September 2014. Reviewer: Janet Croft

The more stars, the better!

Picture Books,

Happy Birthday Royal Baby, by Martha Mumford. PB from Bloomsbury. RRP $14.99

I’m not sure for whom this book is really intended, whether it be children or parents and grandparents-—people who can appreciate the pictures of the adults who resemble well known members of the British royal family, or who can identify with things which can go wrong with any party for a very small child, but anyway, it is the story of a birthday party and I found the pictures well done and amusing. 7,780 more words

Writing Clementine - With Kate Gordon

I just finished Writing Clementine by Kate Gordon, and it has been a while since I’ve read such a beautiful and uplifting book.

In a world where so many things seem to be beyond our control, Clementine is a character who embraces life with bravery and an optimism and imagination that can see her through most situations. 1,032 more words

Writing Tips

Mailbox Monday 21/7/14

I had quite a lazy week, as I had a couple of days off. It was very luxurious to be able to read into the depths of the night and sleep in the next morning! 396 more words

Mailbox Monday

Cherry Bomb by Jenny Valentish

In brief: Nina is one half of super punk rock (not pop) duo The Dolls. This is their story of the rise to fame and the trouble that starts once you get there. 821 more words

Book Review

Waiting On Wednesday (11): Cooper Bartholomew Is Dead.

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine. It’s a way to share the upcoming releases that we’re excited about. 182 more words

Waiting On Wednesday