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Two Man Station by Lisa Henry
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really liked it
bookshelves: cops-pi-fbi-swat-bounty-hunter-mc, mm, australia, kid-fic-non-mpreg

** 3.8 stars **

Now off to have some Vegemite toast
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Reading Progress

October 11, 2017 – Shelved
October 11, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
January 23, 2018 – Started Reading
January 23, 2018 –
8.0% "OMG this is so bloody Aussie, I love it!😂🇦🇺

- "Gold Coast" (only 1.5hr south from me)
- mentions of "Cockroaches" (cockies) on first page
- local "RSL"
- "bougainvillea" (we have one out the front of our house)
- "copper" (police officer)
- can of "Silvo" (silver polish)
- "pub for tea.” (enjoying a dinner at the local bar)
- the legendary "Chicken Schnitzel" deal at the small-town Hotel"
January 23, 2018 –
10.0% "🇦🇺🇦🇺

- "tuckshop" (a place on-campus at primary or high schools that kids can buy lunch or snacks from)
- "servo" (service or gas station)
- "after school care" (self-explanatory - a place where staff look after kids while parents finish work)
- "Vegemite, sultanas, SAOs" (best breakfast spread, raisins, crackers)"
January 23, 2018 –
11.0% "🇦🇺🇦🇺

- someone calls in an actual snake in a bedroom (deadly snakes, spiders, lizards, cockroaches, bugs, insects all casually live in Aussie homes) - turns out to be world's deadliest snake
- "gee up" (a stitch-up, a practical joke)
- "ute" (truck)
- "blue cattle dog" (google for adorableness)
- "bloke" (man)
- "veranda" (deck)
- "G’day" (good day, hello)"
January 23, 2018 –
11.0% "I'm thoroughly enjoying picking up all the Australianisms

- "Coles" (national supermarket chain)
- "rego of the ute" (registration number of the vehicle"
- "Eucalyptus" (a native tree - Koalas love em)
- "Academy at Oxley"?! (THIS IS A LEGIT POLICE ACADEMY AND IT'S ONLY 8MINS FROM MY HOUSE)
- "Arnott’s Family Assorted biscuits", "Scotch Fingers" (an Aussie's dream)"
January 23, 2018 –
57.0% "The characters, the setting, the Aussieness ... I'm loving this"
January 23, 2018 –
66.0% "Are you okay, Gio?
What are you feeling, Gio?
Do you want more than this?
Because I think . . . I think that I do.
"
January 23, 2018 – Shelved as: mm
January 23, 2018 – Shelved as: cops-pi-fbi-swat-bounty-hunter-mc
January 24, 2018 – Shelved as: australia
January 25, 2018 – Finished Reading
April 10, 2019 – Shelved as: kid-fic-non-mpreg

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