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Sweet Adversity by Sheryl Gwyther another treasure

Many of these Young Adults or as they are now referred to as Middle Grade books are the genre I most adore and I'll give these to my granddaughters to enjoy. Sheryl Gwyther’s mango-gorging, tree-climbing, pirate ship-building, book-reading childhood in Queensland’s tropical far north inevitably led to the best job ever – writing stories for… Continue reading Sweet Adversity by Sheryl Gwyther another treasure

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Glitter Rose by Marianne de Pierres in my book collection

More books in my collection Marianne de Pierres also writes under Marianne Delacourt. http://www.mariannedepierres.com/about/ ABOUT Marianne de Pierres My word journey began when I was eight years old with a sweet Enid Blyton rip-off entitled ‘The Splendid Six’. My dear sister solemnly typed it for me on an old typewriter and made word substitutions all the… Continue reading Glitter Rose by Marianne de Pierres in my book collection

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Female authors books in my collection…

Today I'll showcase Karen Brooks who is a legend in my eyes. She's written exquisite books I've thoroughly enjoyed. She inspires me with her strength of character having suffered health issues and dramas, all of which she's overcome. Karen has also appeared on television. Wikipedia Karen Brooks is an Australian author, columnist, social commentator and academic. Brooks was… Continue reading Female authors books in my collection…

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Marisa Parker books in my book collection

A talented local author, and former President of Gold Coast Writers Assoc. Marisa has written two beautiful books about her parents' lives. https://www.marisaparkerauthor.com/ Here's her Bio Ciao! My name is Marisa Parker. I am the middle daughter of Italian parents,Eugenio Piergiovanni and Maria Martore. Despite a thirteen-year age gap betweenthem, my parents were adventurers and always… Continue reading Marisa Parker books in my book collection

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the hypnotist’s love story by Laine Moriarty reviewed by Jill Smith

Book Review by Jill Smith©May21 Title: the hypnotist’s love storyAuthor: Laine MoriartyPublisher: Pan Macmillan AustraliaEllen O’Farrell is a professional hypnotherapist who is looking for love. She’s empathetic and encouraging to all her clients. She’s well liked and finds the boring balding men looking back at her from the dating sites as father figures not someone she’d… Continue reading the hypnotist’s love story by Laine Moriarty reviewed by Jill Smith