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Book Review and NaNoWriMo update – Day 6

My NaNoWriMo total to the end of Day 5 is 13,750 words (13 3/4 hours) as I’m editing. Day 6 and I’ve nearly done another hour, now, as a diversion from the editing I typed up my handwritten book review. … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Prep – I’m a rebel and will be editing

NaNoWriMo Prep – I’m a rebel and will be editing so I’m figuring out where I can write. It’s a card table in the lounge/dining area of our new unit. Space is at a premium, I will manage though. I’ve … Continue reading

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Kisses in your Heart Blog Tour coming up…

I’m delighted to be part of the blog tour to launch ‘Kisses in your Heart’ a beautiful picture book by Sonia Bestulic and illustrated by Nancy Bevington.  A bright beautiful and empowering story to inspire little people to use the … Continue reading

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The Ivory Rose by Belinda Murrell reviewed by Jill Smith

Book Review by Jill Smith©May19 Title: The Ivory ROSE Author: Belinda Murrell Publisher: Random House Australia Jemma just started her first babysitting job in one of Sydney’s iconic homes known as the Witches’ Houses. The house is old and run … Continue reading

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The first book I bought at Somerset 2018…

Book Review by Jill Smith©Apr18 Title: A Corner of White Author: Jaclyn Moriarty Publisher: Pan McMillan Australia Madeline Tully lives in Cambridge with her mother. They used to be rich in their life before with her father. She had run … Continue reading

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More about Rarity from the Hollow…

There are some books I read and review simply because the author is persistent and entreating. This is not an Australian book or an Australian author but one I’ve been asked to read through The Book Review Directory. See my … Continue reading

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Clemmie’s War by Rosie Boyes review by Jill Smith

This is another book I’ve read from The Book Review Directory authors requests. Again I’ve enjoyed reading this YA’s style book.  At Chalk House the alarm sounds, they have a new arrival. Doctor Nicholas Rose goes to help ease a … Continue reading

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