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2015, May-June: New books for children and teenagers reviewed by Janet Croft

The more stars, the better the reading!

Picture Books.

Although some of these books have historical backgrounds, I have not categorised any as non-fiction or fiction. 3,489 more words

May-June, 2015: New adult books reviewed by Janet Croft

The more stars, the better the reading…..


The Book of the People, how to read the Bible, by A.N. Wilson. PB from Atlantic and Allen and Unwin. 5,739 more words

Prince of Afghanistan

Louis Nowra

Allen and Unwin

ISBN 9781743314821

Published: April 2015

RRP:  $16.99

Reviewer: Debbie Berger

Set in war time Afghanistan in Taliban territory, this book tells the story of Australian soldier, Corporal Mark Hollis and an army sniffer dog, Prince. 228 more words

Young Adult

"Black Jesus" [Review]

“I’m Black Jesus now.”

“Excuse me?”

“Black Jesus. It’s what they call me.”


“The guys in my squad.”


“I guess ’cause I’m so white.

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Low Tide

Mailbox Monday 27/4/15

Morning all! It’s a public holiday here today (for ANZAC Day, particularly poignant as it was 100 years since the ANZAC forces landed at Gallipoli). I’m hoping to get out and do a bit of shopping if the shops I want to visit are open. 241 more words

Mailbox Monday

Thunderstorm dancing by Katrina Germein; illustrated by Judy Watson (2015)

Dance with me everyone, today is my 265th review which means I’m into the final 100 countdown! Thank you for popping on by, it’s lovely to have a look at my blog stats and see regular visits from as far afield as Japan, Russia and Canda. 132 more words

Read Aloud Preschool

We Were Liars

“the two of us were alone on the planet,
with all the vastness of the sky and the future and the past spreading out around us”

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YA Novels