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No Dead bodies – Just a True Story of Courage and Love

Real healing and progress for autism, a condition that is considered incurable – that is surely something parents of Autists would ponder about. In Horse Boy, Rupert did just that and won, against all autistic odds. Continue reading

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30 Day Book Challenge – Book You Couldn’t Put Down

I was fourteen and a half when the Germans came. On that 9th April we woke to the roar of aeroplanes swooping so low over the roofs of the town that we could see the black iron crosses painted on the underside of their wings when we leaned out of the windows and looked up.

In this exquisite novel, readers will find the crystalline prose and depth of feeling they adored in Out Stealing Horses, a literary sensation of 2007. Continue reading

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30 Day Book Challenge – Most Surprising Plot Twist or Ending.

Day 25 – The Snowman By Jo Nesbø Harry Hole gets under your skin, and you feel ambivalent about him as a cop. There is much to dislike, in Nesbø’s tough, cool and marginal hero, but still we like him … Continue reading

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30 Day Book Challenge – A Book You are Embarrassed to Say You Liked

DAY 24.  – A Girl Most Likely –Rebecca Sparrow 2004 runner up One Book, One Brisbane ( an annual award based on a fiction book set in Brisbane) Why would I be embarrassed? Read on….. This is a great teen … Continue reading

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30 Day Book Challenge – A Book that Made You Cry

Day 14 – A Book that Made You Cry The Potato Factory – Bryce Courtenay Cry? How about bawl my eyes out? Because that is what I did when I read this book released in 1995. And I really can’t … Continue reading

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