Another year ends…

Hi everyone, welcome to the last month of 2022. What a year it has been! Is it just me or did it feel as if this year has flown by faster than a speeding bullet! My nieces and nephew have grown a few inches and achieved several milestones themselves. I have some interesting news to share with you all, so go ahead and press the button below to find out more…

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Australian Teen Reads

Hi everyone, this week I’m featuring a couple of teen reads I found among my list with a cast of awesome teenagers. I tend to read more from the historical genre so the contemporary books I’d read to date are few and far between. I hope you enjoy the two I’m reviewing for you this week.

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Historical Australian Tween Reads

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Booklists for you

Hi everyone, summer is just around the corner here in New Zealand. Hopefully it dries up in time so I can share some pictures of the lovely countryside with you!! This week’s booklist is a selection of historical reads featuring pioneering Australian tweens and teens. So, if you want to find out more, you know what to do…

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Let’s travel to Australia this November

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Hi everyone, I hope you are counting down the weeks until Christmas. I know I am! Mostly because at this time of year our days are longer and warmer as summer approaches. And with summer on its way, what better way to celebrate than travel a little ways with our reads!! This month I’ll be taking you to Australia! Don’t forget to stow away your bags in the overhead compartment before settling down to read this post…

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Migration tales with teens

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Booklists for you

Hi everyone, I hope September is treating you well. Here in New Zealand the cold weather and rains are finally slowing down as spring peeks around the corner. This last week’s post is the last booklist for this month with a selection of reads featuring teenagers as they move across regions in the world. When you’re ready, press the button below…

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Let’s talk about migrating this September

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Hi everyone, this September the theme will focus on the theme of migrating. When I say ‘migrating’, I’m not actually meaning the movements of animals, but rather the movement of people across the globe over the course of time. This theme is one I have been contemplating featuring for a while, so I hope you enjoy the selections of reads I have for you this month…

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Kat and Meg conquer the world by Anna Priemaza

Hi everyone, this week’s review post is a teen read that left quite an impression on me when I read it sometime ago. I’m not someone who likes to give away too much right in the beginning, but if you’re into gaming and all things digital, then this could be a contender for you… why not give it a go then…

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Welcome to July

Hi everyone, welcome to the colder month of July. It’s quite cold here in Auckland, and at times wet!! Despite the bleakness of the weather, we enjoy the warmth inside our homes and I always look forward to snuggling down with a good book!! To find out more about my selections you’re going to have to be brave and press the button below… go on then…

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Hungry Hearts edited by Elsie Chapman

Hi everyone, this week is a review of an ebook I read over lockdown last year. This week’s selection is actually a teen read with stories that have a culinary theme running through them. However friends, beware… for this is not an ordinary book… but one of… well… why don’t you click below to find out…

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Let’s enjoy food this June

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Hi everyone, this cooler month of June I will be featuring books on food and cooking. Two words I thought would not be popular with tween readers; but the ones I found were all quite quirky and interesting that I felt I had to share it with you. So, if you want to find out more, click below to see what’s in store for you this month…

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