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Ruben by Bruce Whatley reviewed by Jill Smith

This is an amazing book. A children’s picture book is hardly a true description. I love every detailed drawing, every feature that Ruben abides in. Everything black and white and grey, especially the shadows. Ruben is safe in the shadows … Continue reading

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Wildflower Hill by Kimberley Freeman reviewed by Jill Smith

Having read many of Kim Wilkins books in the Gothic Horror genre such as ‘Angel of Ruin’, or Gina Champion young adults series, when my friend said you should read Kimberley Freeman books, I thought I’d give her a go … Continue reading

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Quest Chasers – The Deadly Cavern book review by Jill Smith

Quest Chasers – The Deadly Cavern by Grace Lockhaven, Thomas Lockhaven, David Aretha  Goodreads review by Jill Smith July 2017 This book starts with a simple fantastic story well told by a student in front of his class. Drew Morris has his audience … Continue reading

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Back to reading now, just love it …

After our whirlwind trip overseas we are now just about over the jet lag and I’ve been catching up on my reading. Within four days I’d read two books, the first ‘When the Lyrebird Calls’ by Kim Kane. I’d put … Continue reading

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Books I bought at Somerset 2017…

Here are the reviews I did of a couple of books I bought at Somerset Literary Festival this year. I’ll post a couple more tomorrow. Yes, they are Young Adults books. Book Review by Jill Smith©Mar17 Starlight Stables – Pony … Continue reading

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Ice Breaker – The Hidden Series by Lian Tanner, reviewed by Jill Smith

I was in a session at Somerset Literary Festival in March 2016, and attended a session presented by Lian Tanner. I shook her hand and introduced myself. She got ready for her meeting with the students who attended by running … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2017 here we go…

Happy New Year! I have big plans for 2017 not the least of which is a trip to go overseas for a double celebration of my 60th Birthday and my lovely husband and I being married for 40 years. Naturally, I … Continue reading

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