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#949 – Saved by the Boats by Julie Gassman and Steve Moors

Saved by the Boats: The Heroic Sea Evacuation of September 11
Written by Julie Gassman
Illustrated by Steve Moors
Encounter   8/01/2016
32 pages     Ages 9—12… 694 more words

Middle Grade

#BookReview: Yesternight by Cat Winters

From the author of The Uninvited comes a haunting historical novel with a compelling mystery at its core. A young child psychologist steps off a train, her destination a foggy seaside town. 1,042 more words


What the horrible word 'Bastard'really means

Today I received my first ever review from someone who bought my book- The Fortune Seekers.

Tim Gurung, an author of a number of unique books, including ‘Redemption’ and ‘Afterlife’, wrote the following review. 1,269 more words

Historical Fiction

Review: The Secrets of Wishtide (A Laetitia Rodd Mystery) by Kate Saunders

Genre: Historical fiction/cosy mystery

When widowhood saw Laetitia Rodd fall on hard times, she established herself as one of England’s most discreet and respected private detectives. 462 more words

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Out of Ireland, by Christopher Koch

Out of Ireland was the sixth novel of Christopher Koch (1932-2013), one of our most treasured Australian writers.  The book was first published in 1999, and won the Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction in Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards for (2000), and also the Colin Roderick Award (1999). 955 more words


In My Hands Today...

The Royal Nanny – Karen Harper

Based on a seldom-told true story, this novel is perfect for everyone who is fascinated by Britain’s royal family—a behind the scenes look into the nurseries of little princes and the foibles of big princes. 197 more words


Burning Bright (The Extraordinaries #1) - Melissa McShane

Burning Bright

By: Melissa McShane
Published: August 15, 2016 by Curiosity Quills Press
Format: eARC courtesy of NetGalley
Pages: 318
Genres: Fantasy, Adult

In 1812, Elinor Pembroke wakes to find her bedchamber in flames—and extinguishes them with a thought. 805 more words

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