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Aussie Book Review: Ironbark by Johanna Nicholls #aww2012

 Johanna Nicholls- Ironbark  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy  Publisher- Simon & Schuster  Publication date- 2009  Synopsis- A stunning epic bringing the passions and heartaches of colonial Australia to vivid life. Jack Andersen is a proud Currency Lad with a swagger in his step and a joke for his mates, until he discovers the wife he's besotted… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Ironbark by Johanna Nicholls #aww2012

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Aussie Book Review: Waratah House by Anne Whitehead #aww2012

   Ann Whitehead- Waratah House   Format- ebook   Source- Review copy/ netgalley   Publisher- Penguin Australia   Publication date- 2nd July 2012   Synopsis- In the tradition of Downtown Abbey comes a vivid story of life in the servant's quarters. Waratah House, a beautiful mansion in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, is the… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Waratah House by Anne Whitehead #aww2012

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Aussie Book Review: Mary Bennet by Jennifer Paynter

 Jennifer Paynter- Mary Bennet  Format- ebook  Source- Review copy/ netgalley  Publisher- Penguin AU  Publication date- 26th April 2o12  Synopsis- 'I prayed for a brother every night. My two older sisters also prayed. They felt the want of a brother equally keenly, for our father's estate was entailed upon a male heir, and without a brother to… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Mary Bennet by Jennifer Paynter

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Aussie Book Review: Last Summer by Kylie Ladd

  Kylie Ladd- Last Summer  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy  Publisher- Allen & Unwin  Publication date-  Re-published July 2012  Synopsis- Rory Buchanan has it all: looks, talent, charisma - an all around good-guy, he's the centre of every party and a loving father and husband. Then one summer's afternoon tragedy strikes ... and those who… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Last Summer by Kylie Ladd

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Aussie Book Review: The Beloved by Annah Faulkner

 Annah Faulkner- The Beloved  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy  Publisher- Pan Macmillan  Publication date- June 2012  Synopsis- "It came one morning with the milk... " When Roberta "Bertie" Lightfoot is crippled by polio, her world collapses. But Mama doesn't tolerate self-pity, and Bertie is nobody if not her mother's daughter – until she sets her… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: The Beloved by Annah Faulkner

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Aussie Book Review- Arkie Sparkle: Code Crimson by Petra James

 Petra James- Code Crimson (Arkie Sparkle #1)  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy  Publisher- Pan Macmillan  Publication date- July 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 1: Egypt… Continue reading Aussie Book Review- Arkie Sparkle: Code Crimson by Petra James

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Aussie Book Review: Night Beach by Kirsty Eagar

 Kirsty Eagar- Night Beach  Format- ebook  Source- Review copy/ netgalley  Publisher- Penguin AU  Publication date- 26th April 2012  Synopsis- Imagine there is someone you like so much that just thinking about them leaves you desperate and reckless. You crave them in a way that's not rational, not right, and you're becoming somebody you don't recognise,… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Night Beach by Kirsty Eagar

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Aussie Book Review: Brumby’s Run by Jennifer Scoullar

 Jennifer Scoullar- Brumby's Run  Format- ebook  Source- Review copy/ netgalley  Publisher- Penguin Australia  Publication date- 2nd July 2012  Synopsis- Brumby's Run tells the story of Samantha Carmichael, a young woman whose life is turned upside down when she discovers she was adopted – and that she has a twin sister, who is now critically ill.… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Brumby’s Run by Jennifer Scoullar

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Aussie Book Review: Wings by Pete Abela

 Pete Abela- Wings  Format- ebook  Source- Review copy provided by author  Publisher- Really Blue Books  Publication date- May 2012  Synopsis- "Wings" tells the story of Walt and his grandson Scott, who both have a fierce longing to fly albeit in vastly different circumstances. Walt - who grew up in the depression - found out first hand… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Wings by Pete Abela

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Aussie Book Review: Burning Lies by Helene Young

 Helene Young- Burning Lies  Format- ebook  Source- Review copy/ netgalley  Publisher- Penguin Australia  Publication date- 2nd July 2012  Synopsis- Kaitlyn Scott is searching for the truth about her husband's death, even if that means revisiting the most painful day of her life. But what she uncovers is a criminal willing to stop at nothing to… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Burning Lies by Helene Young