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Krista Reviews: Atlantis in Peril by T.A. Barron

In Atlantis Rising, Promi and Atlanta saved their homeland by transforming it into the magical island of Atlantis. They had hoped that would keep it out of the clutches of the evil spirit warlord Narkazan. But Narkazan has returned, more determined than ever to conquer the ...

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Sarah Reviews: Footy Dreaming by Michael Hyde

Noah and Ben play on opposing teams in a footy obsessed Aussie town. Both teenagers dream of one day playing professional AFL at the G, but if either of them are going to get there they’ve got some work to do.

Indigenous kid Noah is a ...

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Krista reviews: Fig by Sarah Elizabeth Schantz

Love and sacrifice intertwine in this brilliant and provocative debut of rare beauty about a girl dealing with her mother’s schizophrenia and her own mental illness.

This book crossed my path at an unexpected time in my life. I went into it almost blind, only having ...

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Joelene Reviews: Mister Monday by Garth Nix

Starting a new school is tough. You have to make sure you fit in and show no weakness. This is what gets Arthur into all of the trouble. All of his life, he has suffered severe asthma. The last thing that he should be doing ...

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The Warlock’s Child writing competition

Ford Street Publishing is running a writing and art competition for students fifteen years of age or younger.

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Text Fiction Prize for YA Literature

This is such a great opportunity for YA fiction writers in Australia and NZ!

The entry form for 2015 applications can be found at the Text Publishing website.

The prize is open to writers of all ages based in Australia and New Zealand; only hard copy submissions delivered by post are accepted. Further terms and conditions can be found on the entry form.


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Night Creatures Boxed Set on Special

You can now purchase a virtual boxed set of the Night Creatures trilogy on Amazon UK for a reduced price: Burn Bright, Angel Arias, and Shine Light all in one download.


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Escape Club’s New Front Page

So as you can see we have a slight re-design of the front page. I wanted to bring the reviews into more focus, along with our columns, in the big slider at the top.



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