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"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

Mailbox Monday 13/4/15

Things have been very busy this week with some unexpected circumstances complicating things and shortening my (limited) leisure time! Thank goodness for stability with the mail. 210 more words

Mailbox Monday

April 2015, new books for children and teenagers reviewed by Janet Croft.

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

The more stars, the better the reading!

Picture Books.


**Alice’s Food A-Z. Edible Adventures, by Alice Zaslavsky. 5,215 more words

April 2015 adult new book releases, reviewed by Janet Croft

April 2015: New adult books reviewed by Janet Croft

The more stars, the better the reading…..


The Nasho’s War, Australia’s National Servicemen and Vietnam. HB from Viking and Penguin. 6,015 more words