Book Review: The Beautiful Pretender

The Beautiful Pretender, by Melanie Dickerson Rating: 7.5/10 Avelina is the maidservant to Lady Dorothea, the daughter of the Earl of Plimmwald. When Dorothea runs away with a knight, Avelina has to pretend to be her and is sent to the castle of the Margrave of Thornback, who has to choose a bride. Avelina must …

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Book review: A Rose for the Anzac Boys

A Rose for the Anzac Boys, by Jackie French Rating: 8.5 / 10 A Rose for the Anzac Boys begins in 1975 with a boy named Lachlan pushing his grandpa, a retired war veteran, up a hill to place a rose on the memorial at the Anzac service. The book then switches to 50 years earlier, when …

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