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Walk in My Shoes by Alwyn Evans

I remember reading this book when I was a younger kid. I remember loving it and being a little more aware of the world around me as I read this. However, having reread this story as a more educated adult, I was a little uncomfortable. Which is a good thing, I’m far more socially and politically aware now, and this is a story about refugees and refugee camps in Australia. I think if it doesn’t make you at least a little uncomfortable as a person, or even an Australian, you’re maybe not getting the point of the story…

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Stray Magic by Diana Peterfreund

I have pages on Facebook that are dedicated to the lost and unwanted puppies of the world. There are videos upon videos of rescue sites that help to rehome them, and I constantly wonder how these poor creatures feel when their owners have so thoughtlessly abandoned them (which often happens). I have my own two fur babies, and the idea of giving them up makes me weep – they are family! So, it was kind of fun reading a story about this exact event – what happens when a loving dog is abandoned.

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2018 A – Z Female Characters

Duration: 1st January – 31st December Number of books: 26 Hosted by: Crazy Challenge Connection A – Fair Game by Patricia Briggs (Anna) B – Mastiff by Tamora Pierce (Beka) C – Dangerously Divine by Deborah Blake (Ciera) D – Veiled Menace by Deborah Blake (Donata) E – The Sending by Isobelle Carmody (Elspeth) F – Practical Magic…

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Potions Class

Duration: 1st January – 31st December Number of books: 48 Hosted by: My Vampire Book Obsession Levels  Troll – 18 books Acceptable – 36 books Exceeds Expectations – 54 books Outstanding – 72 books Amortentia is a love potion that does not create actual love but gives the drinker a powerful obsession and infatuation with the giver of…

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Warehouse 13

Duration: 1st January – 30th June Number of books: 48 Hosted by: My Vampire Book Obsession Welcome to Warehouse 13, Agent. Since it’s you’re first day we decided to let you get familiar with the warehouse by organising some of the artifacts. Levels  Level 1 – 12 books Level 2 – 24 books Level 3 – 36 books…

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