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Brenda made a comment in the group Aussie ReadersFriday Freebie topic
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Salt Creek by Lucy Treloar
" I saw it in the shops today - it is one I need to buy I think as the "real" thing feels and looks so much better than the e-version:) "
Magic Slays by Ilona Andrews
"This is number five in the series and it still maintains its momentum and interest levels. Not many series do that. Kate gets more badass with each successive book and we continue to meet more and more new fantasy figures. This time round we find..." Read more of this review »
Salt Creek by Lucy Treloar
"‘It is my past come to meet me.’

This novel is set in the 1850s, in the Coorong region of South Australia. Salt Creek may be beautiful, but this coastal region is remote from Adelaide and comparatively inhospitable. The land has been opened up to g..." Read more of this review »
" Well done Zoey! You're killing it:) "
" They definitely are Lisa! Never one to disappoint! "
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Brenda and 9 other people liked Dale Harcombe's review of Between Us Girls:
Between Us Girls by Sally John
"Three and a half stars
This novel is as gentle and sweet as its cover. After a series of disasters Jasmyn Albright ends up in a seaside village in California. Her plan is a holiday before returning to her real life in the Midwest, where her best fr..." Read more of this review »
Brenda and 8 other people liked Melissa's review of Pretty Baby:
Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica
"I liked this book. It has received wonderful reviews so far and I can understand why. It is extremely well written and has an engaging story and kept me turning the pages!

Heidi lives with her husband and pre-teenage daughter in Chicago. She starts..." Read more of this review »
More of Brenda's books…
Groucho Marx
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
Groucho Marx

Marcus Tullius Cicero
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Eleanor Roosevelt
“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

Shania Twain
“A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words”
Shania Twain, From This Moment On

Charlaine Harris
“Here’s to books, the cheapest vacation you can buy.”
Charlaine Harris

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2013 Reading Challenge
Brenda has completed her goal of reading 160 books for the 2013 Reading Challenge!
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2012 Reading Challenge
Brenda has completed her goal of reading 140 books for the 2012 Reading Challenge!
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2011 Reading Challenge
Brenda has completed her goal of reading 100 books for the 2011 Reading Challenge!
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