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*Spoiler-Free Review* Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline

Ready Player Twoby Ernest ClineRating: ★★★ Published by Penguin Books AustraliaPublication Date: 24th of November, 2020Australian RRP: $32.99 “Days after Oasis founder James Halliday’s contest, Wade Watts makes a discovery that changes everything. Hidden within Halliday’s vault, waiting for his heir to find, lies a technological advancement that will once again change the world and…… Continue reading *Spoiler-Free Review* Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline

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*Spoiler Free Review* The Magpie Society by Zoe Sugg & Amy McCulloch

The Magpie Society: One For Sorrowby Zoe Sugg & Amy McCullochRating: ★★★★★ Published by Penguin Books AustraliaPublication Date: 29th of October, 2020Australian RRP: $24.99 “Illumen Hall is a boarding school of tradition and achievement. But tragedy strikes when the body of a girl, a student, is discovered – on her back is an elaborate tattoo…… Continue reading *Spoiler Free Review* The Magpie Society by Zoe Sugg & Amy McCulloch

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*Spoiler Free Review* The Lost Book of The White by Cassandra Clare & Wesley Chu

The Lost Book of The Whiteby Cassandra Clare & Wesley ChuRating: ★★★★ Published by Simon & Schuster AustraliaPublication Date: 2nd of September, 2020Australian RRP: $27.99 “Magnus Bane and Alec Lightwood are settling into domestic life with their son Max when the warlocks Ragnor Fell and Shinyun Jung break into their loft and steal a powerful…… Continue reading *Spoiler Free Review* The Lost Book of The White by Cassandra Clare & Wesley Chu

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Book Review: Old Man Emu by John Williamson & Simon McLean

Old Man Emuby John Williamson & Simon McLeanRating: ★★★★★ Published by Penguin Books AustraliaPublication Date: 29th of September, 2020Australian RRP: $19.99 “This iconic Australian song tells the very funny tale of the emu and its many traits – good and bad: He can’t fly, but I’m telling you, he can run the pants off a…… Continue reading Book Review: Old Man Emu by John Williamson & Simon McLean

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Book Review: The Tree by Graeme Base

The Treeby Graeme BaseRating: ★★★★★ Published by Penguin Books AustraliaPublication Date: 3rd of November, 2020Australian RRP: $24.99 “This is the story of a cow, a duck and a very big tree.At first the cow and the duck are happy with their mooberries and mushquacks, living side-by-side without even noticing. But then a big storm came……… Continue reading Book Review: The Tree by Graeme Base

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*Spoiler Free Review* The Two Lost Mountains by Matthew Reilly

The Two Lost Mountainsby Matthew ReillyRating: ★★★★★ Published by Pan Macmillan AustraliaPublication Date: 13th of October, 2020Australian RRP: $39.99 “Against all the odds, Jack West Jr found the Three Secret Cities but at a heartbreaking cost. His beloved daughter Lily, it appeared, was slaughtered by Sphinx in a cruel ancient ritual. With his rivals far…… Continue reading *Spoiler Free Review* The Two Lost Mountains by Matthew Reilly

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Book Review: A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

A Deadly Educationby Naomi NovikRating: ★★★★★ Published by Penguin Random HousePublication Date: 29th of September, 2020Australian RRP: $32.99 “A Deadly Education is set at Scholomance, a school for the magically gifted where failure means certain death (for real) — until one girl, El, begins to unlock its many secrets. There are no teachers, no holidays,…… Continue reading Book Review: A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

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Book Review: Loathe at First Sight by Suzanne Park

Loathe at First Sightby Suzanne ParkRating: ★★ 1/2 Published by HarpercollinsPublication Date: 18th of August, 2020Australian RRP: $22.99 Melody Joo is thrilled to land her dream job as a video game producer, but her new position comes with challenges: an insufferable CEO; sexist male coworkers; and an infuriating—yet distractingly handsome—intern, Nolan MacKenzie, aka “the guy…… Continue reading Book Review: Loathe at First Sight by Suzanne Park

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Book Review: The Fire Star by A.L. Tait

The Fire Starby A.L. TaitRating: ★★★★★ Published by Penguin Books AustraliaPublication Date: 1st September 2020Australian RRP: $16.99 “A maid with a plan. A squire with a secret. A missing jewel. A kingdom in turmoil. Maven and Reeve have three days to solve the mystery of the Fire Star. If they don’t, they’ll lose everything. This…… Continue reading Book Review: The Fire Star by A.L. Tait

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Book Review: True Story by Kate Reed Petty

True Storyby Kate Reed PettyRating: ★★★★ Published by Hachette AustraliaPublication Date: 11th of August, 2020Australian RRP: $32.99 “After a college party, two boys drive a girl home: drunk and passed out in the back seat. Rumours spread about what they did to her, but later they’ll tell the police a different version of events. Alice…… Continue reading Book Review: True Story by Kate Reed Petty