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Monday 1/2/16: In the mailbox & what I’m reading

It rained on the weekend! So nice to have a change of weather – it would have been perfect for reading, but it wasn’t to be as I was working. 541 more words

Mailbox Monday

Review: Thicker Than Water by Brigid Kemmerer.

Title – Thicker Than Water
Author – Brigid Kemmerer
Publication Date – January 5th 2016 by Allen & Unwin
ISBN – 9781743318638
RRP – $18.99 NZD… 521 more words


Monday 18/1/16: In the Mailbox & What I’m Reading

Hello Monday. I’m not sure when January got so busy (normally nearly everyone is on holidays) but I think I’ve got something on nearly every day for the rest of the month! 344 more words

Mailbox Monday

January 2016, recent new books for children and teenagers, reviewed by Janet Croft

The more stars, the better the read!

For young readers

Picture books

**Open Very carefully, by Nick Bromley and Nicola O’Byrne. Board book from Nosy Crow and Allen and Unwin. 6,990 more words

January 2016 Latest adult books as reviewed by Janet Croft

The more stars, the better the read!


**The Lightless Sky, by Gulwali Passarlay, with Nadine Ghouri. PB from Allen and Unwin. RRP $29.99

When Gulwali Passarlay’s doctor father was killed during a gun battle with US troops in Afghanistan, his mother paid a people smuggler eight thousand dollars to send Gulwali and his older brother to England. 4,270 more words

Me and Earl and The Dying Girl (Jesse Andrews) - Book Review

I’ve been wanting to read Me and Earl and The Dying Girl for a little while, I bought it a while back on a slight whim, browsing the book aisle of Tesco as I often do I came upon it and recognised the title. 696 more words


Hester and Harriet by Hilary Spiers

In brief: Hester and Harriet are two widowed sisters living a quiet life until they find a young girl in a bus shelter on Christmas Day. 603 more words

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