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Book Review – Mr Romanov’s Garden in the Sky by Robert Newton reviewed by Jill Smith

  Lexie felt her whole world was grey. The Commission building, she lived in sucked the life out of her. Her mother was a junkie and mostly not around, and when she was, she wasn’t with her.  It was Lexie’s … Continue reading

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Jo-Kin vs LORD TERRA Super Space Kids 2

I am delighted to be part of this Blog Tour. Karen Tyrrell is an inspirational writer, speaker and award winning children’s resilience author. This Blog Tour is part of her launch of her second book in the Super Space Kids series, Jo-Kin … Continue reading

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The Stone Key ‘Obernewtyn Chronicles’ book 5

The Stone Key ‘Obernewtyn Chronicles’ book 5 – Book Review by Jill Smith©Feb16 As most of my reviews of this series, I only give a glimpse on the beginnings of the story. Isobelle Carmody continues to delight in this story. The … Continue reading

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Jo-Kin Battles the IT blog tour – book review

Today I am happy to introduce Karen Tyrrell and her book Jo-Kin Battles the IT. She has written several books for children and is a well known speaker about resilience issues. I am delighted to be part of her blog tour. … Continue reading

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Jo-Kin Battles the It Blog Tour Book Giveaway

       Blog Tour Book Giveaway Win one of two signed copies OR one of four eBooks of Jo-Kin Battles the It OR signed artwork from the illustrator. To qualify please LIKE Karen’s Super Space Kids book series page on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SuperSpaceKidsContinue reading

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Jo-Kin Battles the It blog tour countdown begins …

Jo-Kin Battles the It Blog Tour begins 19th October, it will be a blast! 19 Oct Dee White http://writingclassesforkids.com Blog 20 Oct Di Bates http://diannedibates.blogspot.com.au Review 21 Oct Alison Stegert http://ali-stegert.com/ Interview Jackie Hosking https://jackiehoskingpio.wordpress.com/ Blog 22 Oct Georgie Donaghey … Continue reading

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Karen Tyrrell winner of the Mental Health Week achievement awards!

http://www.karentyrrell.com/winner-in-mental-health-achievement-awards/ Karen Tyrrell is celebrating her win in the Mental Health Week achievement awards 2015. She Karen Tyrrell won the Jude Bugeja Peer Experience Award for improving the lives of people with mental illness. Karen has shared her peer experience as a … Continue reading

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Book Review Tapestry by Fiona McIntosh reviewed by Jill Smith

I really enjoyed the journey Jane Granger made. Her feisty character and determination make her a loved, yet unpredictable member of the Granger family. Could she settle down? Her fiancé Will adores her and they are planning their wedding. It’s 1978 … Continue reading

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Obernewtyn by Isobelle Carmody reviewed by Jill Smith©Sep15

Elspeth Gordie lived in fear. She did not make friends, and kept to herself. The Herders ruled the land. An orphan, sent to gather white stick, a poison from the Great White left by the Beforetimers. Once cleansed, the white stick, became sleeping … Continue reading

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Interview with Christine Bongers author by Jill Smith

I’m delighted to present this email interview with Christine Bongers. After having read her debut novel ‘Dust’, which I reviewed in my last post.  Shortly I will post a review of ‘Intruder’ which was a brilliant read also, and has … Continue reading

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