Category Archives: Recommended

Book Review – Rarity from the Hollow

Book Review by Jill Smith©Jan18 Title: Rarity from the Hollow Author: Robert Eggleton Publisher: Dog Horn Publishing Lacy Dawn and her best friend Faith play in the cardboard box that had contained her grandmothers’ fridge when it arrived. Her best friend … Continue reading

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Book Review – Goodbye to Italia

  Book Review by Jill Smith©Jan18 Title: Goodbye to Italia Author: Marisa Parker Publisher: Self-published Mariolina lives with her mother and grandmother in Torino, Northern Italy. We see the world through her eyes as she waits with her grandmother, in … Continue reading

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When the Lyrebird Calls, book review

I read this wonderfully written book in July last year but only put a brief Goodreads review up. It’s high time I corrected this as it’s a wonderful book deserving of accolades. Book Review by Jill Smith©Jan18 (read July17) Title: … Continue reading

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Australians Celebrating life…

Here we are enjoying Australia Day on Friday 26th January 18 We hope everyone in Australia was able to munch on meat pies, Anzacs, lamingtons, iced vovo’s, we even had clinkers and musk sticks, wine, beer with great company. We … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Sun Sword Trilogy

Book Review by Jill Smith©Jan18 Title: The Sun Sword Trilogy – Book 1 Quest for the Sun Gem Author: Belinda Murrell Publisher: Random House Australia Ethan is perched in a tree to watch The Sun Sword Ceremony which is held … Continue reading

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Book Review – Tummy Rumble Quake

I accepted a PDF in return for an honest review as one of my Book Review Directory inquiries The Goodreads blurb reads: Lily and Niko Rabbit’s childcare class learns about the Great ShakeOut™ and about earthquakes. They learn what causes … Continue reading

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My books in 2017…

I set myself 40 books to read and I made it! Fourteen days into 2018 and I’ve finally finished this post. So this is the year that was 2017 in books read and reviewed by Jill Smith.     Starting off with … Continue reading

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