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Mailbox Monday 23/3/15

A fortuitous mailbox this week for me, as I’ve been hit by the lurgy and really don’t feel like doing much at all (except lying around and reading). 363 more words

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2015 March, New books for children and teenagers: reviewer-Janet Croft

The more stars the better….

2015 March: New books for children and teenagers reviewed by Janet Croft.

Picture Books.


Digger, by Mark Wilson. HB from Lothian and Hachette. 7,146 more words

March 2015 New Adult book releases: reviewer Janet Croft

The more stars, the better the reading!
*Still Travelling, by Mal Leyland, PB from Allen and Unwin. RRP $32.99
Mal and his brother Mike came to Australia as young ten pound Poms. 7,090 more words

Book Review: Captain Starlight's Apprentice by Kathryn Heyman

  • Title: Captain Starlight’s Apprentice 
  • Author: Kathryn Heyman
  • Category: Adult Fiction
  • Publisher: Headline Review 2007 

    Review by Angela Long for Welcome to my Library

Summary: …

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Mailbox Monday 12/1/15

Back to business this week and boy, did I feel it! It seems that everyone has returned to work, buzzing with good ideas and plans. That meant no shopping for me this week, as once the weekend rolled out I was ready just to chill out with friends and eat! 276 more words

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Based on a True Story by Elizabeth Renzetti

In brief: Augusta’s a washed-up soap star with more times in rehab than she can remember. After the success of her memoir, she employs Frances to ghost-write the follow-up, culminating in a dramatic trip to America. 557 more words

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My Real Children by Jo Walton

In brief: Patricia is a very old lady with dementia in a nursing home. Despite this, she can remember two versions of her life. Which one is true? 631 more words

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