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Aussie Book Review: Goodbye Lullaby by Jan Murray #aww2012

 Goodbye Lullaby by Jan Murray  Paperback  Review copy provided by DMCPR Media  Mira (Harlequin), September 2012  Synopsis-In September 1971, 181 numbered marbles roll around in a barrel while Australia holds its breath. The last number drawn will shatter two women's lives, and bring them together again… Sixteen-year-old Caroline ‘Miki' Patrick confides to her best friend —… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Goodbye Lullaby by Jan Murray #aww2012

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Aussie Short Story Review: A Most Serious Gentleman by Anne Brear #aww2012

 A Most Serious Gentleman by Anne Brear ebook Free copy from publisher website Knox Robinson Publishing, March 2012  Synopsis- It’s 1919 and the war in Europe is over. As the men make their way home to start rebuilding their lives, it quickly becomes clear that some scars are not physical… Sir Jeremy Remington, a validated hero,… Continue reading Aussie Short Story Review: A Most Serious Gentleman by Anne Brear #aww2012

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Aussie Book Review: Stage Fright by Marianne Delacourt #aww2012

 Stage Fright (Tara Sharp #3) by Marianne Delacourt  Paperback  Review copy provided by publisher  Allen & Unwin, September 2012  Synopsis- Tara Sharp is back in this frightening foray into the music industry. Things are a bit hot for Tara Sharp in her home town of Perth, so she jumps at the chance to leave town when… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Stage Fright by Marianne Delacourt #aww2012

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Aussie Book Review: Thirst by L.A Larkin

 L. A. Larkin- Thirst  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy provided by DMCPR Media  Publisher- Pier 9 (Murdoch Books)  Publication date- August 2012  Synopsis-Antarctica is the coldest, most isolated place on earth. Luke Searle, maverick glaciologist, has made it his home. But soon his survival skills will be tested to the limit by a ruthless mercenary… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Thirst by L.A Larkin

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Aussie Book Review: Ghost Gum Valley by Johanna Nicholls #aww2012

 Johanna Nicholls- Ghost Gum Valley  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy  Publisher- Simon & Schuster  Publication date- 1st July 2012  Synopsis- A Sweeping Saga. An Unlikely Love. Isabel de Rolland, an English aristocrat, is sent to the penal Colony of New South Wales in 1833 to honour an arranged marriage. Wealthy ex-convict Garnet Gamble has paid her family's debts… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Ghost Gum Valley by Johanna Nicholls #aww2012

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Challenge round-up (#2) for 2012

Only a few weeks until the end of Winter and it will soon bring the season of spring marked by warm days, new life and blooming flowers. So instead of doing a spring clean of my house, i thought it was about time i tidied up some of my proposed reading challenges for 2012 by tallying up… Continue reading Challenge round-up (#2) for 2012

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Aussie Book Review: Boomerang Bride by Fiona Lowe #aww2012

 Fiona Lowe- Boomerang Bride  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy courtesy of DMCPR  Publisher- Harlequin (Mira)  Publication date- republished July 2012  Synopsis- Matilda Geoffrey had risked it all for love. She'd left Australia to be with Barry—the man who had swept her off her virtual feet. Now, wearing a wedding dress, she's alone on Main Street… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Boomerang Bride by Fiona Lowe #aww2012

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Aussie Book Review: A Better Life by Craig Hamilton

 Craig Hamilton- A Better Life: How our darkest moment can be our greatest gift  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy  Publisher- Allen & Unwin  Publication date- 2 July 2012  Synopsis- A frank and inspiring guide to living a happy, fulfilling life with the challenge of a mental health issue. A Better Life is a rich blend of Craig Hamilton's… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: A Better Life by Craig Hamilton

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Aussie Book Review- Arkie Sparkle: Time Trap by Petra James #aww2012

 Petra James- Time Trap (Arkie Sparkle #2)  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy  Publisher- Pan Macmillan  Publication date- August 2012  Synopsis- Eleven-year-old Arkie Sparkle's archaeologist parents have been kidnapped. With the help of her genius cousin TJ and basset hound Cleo, she must find seven treasures across the seven continents in seven days. DAY 2: China A mysterious… Continue reading Aussie Book Review- Arkie Sparkle: Time Trap by Petra James #aww2012

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Aussie Book Review: Zoe’s Muster by Barbara Hannay #aww2012

 Barbara Hannay- Zoe's Muster  Format- ebook  Source- Review copy/ netgalley  Publisher- Penguin AU  Publication date- 25th July 2012  Synopsis- Three women ... two families ... one secret ... When Zoe, restless black sheep of the Porter family, discovers that her biological father is a North Queensland cattleman, Peter Fairburn, her deep desire to meet him takes… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Zoe’s Muster by Barbara Hannay #aww2012