Review: Footprints on the Moon by Lorraine Marwood

Footprints on the Moon is a verse novel for late primary/early high school readers set in Australia in 1969. »

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Review: Girl of the Southern Sea by Michelle Kadarusman

Girl of the Southern Sea is a beautifully written middle grade novel set in Indonesia. »

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Review: The Tunnels Below by Nadine Wild-Palmer

The Tunnels Below by Nadine Wild-Palmer is an imaginative and unique adventure story. »

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2020 Reading Challenge Wrap Up

How my 2020 reading challenges went. »

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Review: Bindi by Kirli Saunders

Bindi by Kirli Saunders is a gentle children’s story in verse, adorned with illustrations by Dub Leffler. For mid-upper primary. »

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Review: The Stolen Prince of Cloudburst by Jaclyn Moriarty

The Stolen Prince of Cloudburst is the third book in Jaclyn Moriarty’s marvellous children’s fantasy adventure series, Kingdoms & Empires. »

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Review: The Everlasting Rose by Dhonielle Clayton

The Everlasting Rose is the sequel to Dhonielle Clayton's opulent young adult fantasy book, The Belles. The writing is well crafted, balancing action and relationships with vivid descriptions of the world. »

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Review: Before The Beginning by Anna Morgan

Before the Beginning by Anna Morgan is a contemporary coming-of-age story with a subtle thread of mystery and maybe a touch of mythology. »

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Review: Hollowpox by Jessica Townsend

Hollowpox is the third book in the Nevermoor series and is a comforting and cosy read that was somehow still jam packed with adventure, mystery and turmoil. »

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Review: The Secret Life of Stars by Lisa Harvey-Smith

The Secret Life of Stars by Lisa Harvey-Smith is an interesting, accessible book on astrophysics that's appropriate for teens or anyone interested in space »

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