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The Moon Sister by Lucinda Riley

The Moon Sister is the fifth in a series of seven books. It follows the lives of six sisters who were all adopted by Pa Salt, an elusive billionaire. On his death he left them the co-ordinates of where they came frThe Moon Sister by Lucinda Riley The Moon Sister is the fifth in a […]

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Us Against You by Fredrik Backman – book review by Liza from books.books.books

Fredrik Backman is well known for his quirky debut A Man Called Ove, My Mother Sends Her Regards and Apologies and Britt-Marie Was here. His previous book, The Scandal (now being released as Beartown) was a lot darker and full of small town politics. Us Against You is the stand alone sequel to Beartown. You […]

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Ladder to the sky- Book review by Liza from books.books.books.

Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne Something about this book just grabbed my attention from the first page.  A Ladder to the Sky shows how easy it is to achieve the heights of success if you are prepared to sacrifice your soul.   Maurice Swift decides very early in his career that he does […]

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Memo from Turner by Tim Willocks by Ben from books.books.books

A rich young guy from the Northern Cape fatally injures a teenage street girl with his Range Rover outside a shebeen in Nyanga. The problem is that he does not know he did because he was too drunk. His companions, who do know, leave her to die. The young guy’s mother, a self-made mining magnate […]

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The 104-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton – book review by Liza from books.books.books

The wacky guys are back with another 13 storeys added to the latest Storey Treehouse. At the bottom of each page there is a Question and Answer section. A few examples are: How do shells get around the ocean? Taxi-crabs. What happened to Einstein when he took a shower? He was brainwashed. Where do books […]

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Last Time I Lied by Riley Seger

Emma returns to her childhood summer camp to try and find out the truth about a tragedy that happened on the camp ground fifteen years ago. Fifteen years ago, Emma was a first time camper at Camp Nightingale and had to share a cabin with three older girls. Vivian, Natalie and Allison were always playing […]

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Bad Apple by Zoje Stage – book review by Liza from books.books.books

Seven year old Hanna has never spoken a word. She is the apple of her father’s eye. He is a doting and adoring father to his sweet angel. Suzette loves her daughter but things have been very difficult the last few years – babysitters won’t return and the playschool has asked Hanna to leave. Then […]

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The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club by Sophie Green – book review by Liza from books.books.books

The book is set in Australia’s Northern Territory in 1978. Life is very hard in the Territory with almost no phone lines and farms being very far apart and away from civilisation. Sybil, Kate, Sallyanne, Rita and Della find a way to connect. Sybil is the matriarch of Fairvale Station who has to oversee the […]

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Winnie the Pooh’s 50 Things To Do Before You’re 5 ¾ – book review by Liza from books.books.books

This is a really cute book. It’s a bucket list of items for the little ones to do. The book has been divided into all things arty, beastly adventures, curious questions and daring challenges. Some of the interesting things to do are: Make and fly a kite; make a sundial; go on a picnic with […]

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Paper Ghosts by Julia Heaberlin – book review by Liza from books.books.books

Carl is an old man who used to be a well-known photographer. These days he is sitting in a run-down halfway house being cared for by Mrs T – and he has dementia. Mrs T ‘s home was the only place that would take him in when he was found by a policeman living on […]

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