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Aussie Book Review: In the Company of Strangers by Liz Byrski #aww2012

 In the Company of Strangers by Liz Byrski  Paperback  Review copy provided by publisher  Pan Macmillan, 21 August 2012  Synopsis- Ruby and Cat's friendship was forged on an English dockside over sixty years ago when, both fearful, they boarded a ship bound for Australia. It was a friendship that was supposed to last a lifetime but… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: In the Company of Strangers by Liz Byrski #aww2012

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Aussie Book Review: A Corner of White by Jaclyn Moriarty

 A Corner of White by Jaclyn Moriarty Paperback (ARC) Review copy provided by publisher Pan Macmillan, 18th September, 2012  Synopsis- Madeleine Tully lives in Cambridge, England, the World – a city of spires, Isaac Newton and Auntie’s Tea Shop. Elliot Baranski lives in Bonfire, the Farms, the Kingdom of Cello – where seasons roam, the… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: A Corner of White by Jaclyn Moriarty

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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 (indie) Book Review: Gifted by Jamie Campbell #aww2012

 Jamie Campbell- Gifted  Format- ebook  Source- Review copy provided by author  Publisher- Self-published  Publication date- 21st Feb 2012  Synopsis- “There have always been rumours about that house.” Charlie and Blair are spending the summer in Sage Manor. Their mission was to renovate the old house, but the spirits lurking in the shadows have other plans.… Continue reading Aussie (indie) Book Review: Gifted by Jamie Campbell #aww2012

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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

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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