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A Most Magical Girl by Karen Foxlee reviewed by Jill Smith

Book Review by Jill Smith©May19 Title: A Most Magical Girl Author: Karen Foxlee Publisher: Piccadilly Press Annabel Grey has been bought up in a privileged home, with an elegant mother and Miss Finch’s Little Blue Book (1855) to guide her. … Continue reading

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Books on Tour – The Apostrophe Posse

Book Review by Jill Smith©Mar19 Title: The Apostrophe Posse Author: Teena Raffa-Mulligan Publisher: Sea Song Publications It all starts innocently enough. Cam and Ellie go shopping for school shoes with their mother. Jimmy Leeds is painting a sign for Baker’s … Continue reading

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Interview with Steph Bowe…

This will appear on the Interviews Gals tab also. This young 24-year-old has already written three great books YA novels NIGHT SWIMMING (Text Publishing, April 2017), ALL THIS COULD END and GIRL SAVES BOY. What an inspiration to writers who think … Continue reading

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The second book I bought at Somerset…

All This Could End by Steph Bowe This story brings the awkwardness of being teenagers, the drama of normal daily life and the influences parents have on their lives to the fore with raw intensity. Who would know that Nina … Continue reading

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Urban Fantasy tab added…

In a similar vein to The Book Review Directory, I’ve been sent freebies from authors in this genre. I’ve downloaded one and thoroughly enjoyed it. I’ve decided to add this group to my spreadsheet and when I read and review … 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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Pale Highway by Nicholas Conley Review by Jill Smith

This is another of the backlog of book review requests from The Book Review Directory. I’m so glad I had the opportunity to read this book. I do hope Nicholas feels my review is worth the wait. Gabriel Schist wakes … Continue reading

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