Worthy Thoughts

Books, reading, life & other worthy thoughts

  Author: Jaclyn Moriarty Illustrator: Kelly Canby Publisher: Allen & Unwin Bronte Mettlestone’s parents ran away to have adventures when she was a baby, leaving her to be raised by her Aunt Isabelle and the Butler. She’s had a perfectly pleasant childhood of afternoon teas and riding lessons – and no adventures, thank you very …

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Author: Karen Foxlee Publisher: Allen & Unwin The story takes place in Ohio, a state in the USA. It’s set in the 1970s. A time before technology overtook our lives. The main character, Lenny, lives in an apartment with her mum, Cynthia Spink, the proud, hard-working, sharp-witted, anxious mother of two and her younger brother, …

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Author: Scott Westerfield Publisher: Allen & Unwin I loved Scott Westerfield’s Uglies series. I have read other Westerfield books, but none have captured my imagination as the Uglies series did. I was pretty excited to hear that there was to be a continuation of the Uglies series consisting of four new novels, the first one …

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Authors: Rachel Cohn & David Levithan Publisher: Allen & Unwin I was immediately drawn to this book. Who doesn’t love a good dinner party? I liked the idea of twins throwing a dinner party and inviting three guests each, but the other doesn’t know who they asked – it has disaster written all over it. …

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