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Book Review: The Charm Offensive by Alison Cochrun

The Charm Offensiveby Alison CochrunRating: ★★★★★ Published by Simon & SchusterPublication Date: 1st of October, 2021 Australian RRP: $24.99 “Dev Deshpande has always believed in fairy tales. So it’s no wonder then that he’s spent his career crafting them on the long-running reality dating show Ever After. Dev always scripts the perfect love story for his…… Continue reading Book Review: The Charm Offensive by Alison Cochrun

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Book Review: Emotional Female by Yumiko Kadota

Emotional Femaleby Yumiko KadotaRating: ★★★★★ Published by Penguin Books AustraliaPublication Date: 2nd of March, 2021Australian RRP: $34.99 “Yumiko Kadota was every Asian parent’s dream- model student, top of her class in medical school and on track to becoming a surgeon. A self-confessed workaholic, she regularly put ‘knife before life’, knowing it was all going to…… Continue reading Book Review: Emotional Female by Yumiko Kadota

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*Spoiler-Free* Book Review: The Cousins by Karen M. McManus

The Cousinsby Karen M. McManusRating: ★★★ Published by Penguin Books AustraliaPublication Date: 1st of December, 2020Australian RRP: $17.99 “Milly, Aubrey, and Jonah Story are cousins, but they barely know each another, and they’ve never even met their grandmother. Rich and reclusive, she disinherited their parents before they were born. So when they each receive a…… Continue reading *Spoiler-Free* Book Review: The Cousins by Karen M. McManus

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Book Review: All The Young Men by Ruth Coker Burks

All The Young Menby Ruth Coker BurksRating: ★★★★★ Published by Hachette AustraliaPublication Date: 24th of November, 2020Australian RRP: $32.99 “In 1986, 26-year-old Ruth Coker Burks visits a friend in hospital when she notices that the door to one of the patient’s rooms is painted red. The nurses are reluctant to enter, drawing straws to decide…… Continue reading Book Review: All The Young Men by Ruth Coker Burks

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Book Review: Majesty by Katherine McGee

American Royals: Majestyby Katherine McGeeRating: ★★★ Published by Penguin Books AustraliaPublication Date: 1st of September, 2020Australian RRP: $16.99 “Beatrice Washington now rules America as its first ever queen, but her family are more concerned about rushing through her arranged marriage to a man she barely knows. No one can know that her heart really belongs…… Continue reading Book Review: Majesty by Katherine McGee

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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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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: House of Dragons by Jessica Cluess

House of Dragons by Jessica Cluess Rating: ★★★ Published by Penguin Books Australia Publication Date: 16th of June, 2020 Australian RRP: $19.99 “When the Emperor dies, the five royal houses of Etrusia attend the Call, where one of their own will be selected to compete for the throne. It is always the oldest child, the…… Continue reading Book Review: House of Dragons by Jessica Cluess

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Book Review: Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan

Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan Rating: ★★★★ Published by Penguin Books Australia Publication Date: 2nd of July, 2020 Australian RRP: $32.99 “On her very first morning on the jewel-like island of Capri, Lucie Churchill sets eyes on George Zao and she instantly can’t stand him. Daughter of an American-born-Chinese mother and blue-blooded New York…… Continue reading Book Review: Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan

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Blog Tour: Sticks and Stones by Katherine Firkin

Sticks & Stonesby Katherine FirkinRating: ★★★★★Published by Penguin Books AustraliaPublication Date: 2nd of June, 2020Australian RRP: $32.99“It’s winter in Melbourne and Detective Emmett Corban is starting to regret his promotion to head of the Missing Persons Unit, as the routine reports pile up on his desk. So when Natale Gibson goes missing, he’s convinced this…… Continue reading Blog Tour: Sticks and Stones by Katherine Firkin