Bianca Looney

Bianca Looney works as a bookseller at Readings Kids.


Kitty Quest by Phil Corbett

Perigold and Woolfrik are a quixotic duo starting out in the questing business. These would-be do-gooders encounter the no-so-good wizard, Dagzobad, the perfect villain, who without much help, manage…

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Olivia by Ian Falcolner

Have you ever been woken up by a prodigious drum solo at 5:00am, or found yourself receiving cooking advice from a pint-sized gourmand? Do you have a little person in your life who reckons her sandca…

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Across the Risen Sea by Bren MacDibble

Neoma and Jaguar are a team. They always do things together and dream of becoming the best fishing crew and salvagers on the whole of the inland sea. Self-subsisting and largely forgotten by a succes…

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Blended by Sharon M. Draper

From the author of Out of My Mind comes an incredible story of a girl living in two worlds. Eleven-year-old Isabella’s parents are divorced and hardly get along. She lives with her mum one week and h…

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Wink by Rob Harrell

High school, Year 7, everything is meant to be normal, right? But not for Ross Maloy. With a sudden and horrifying diagnosis Ross becomes the ‘cancer kid’. A rare, aggressive eye cancer turns his wor…

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The Threads of Magic by Alison Croggon

Long ago in Clarel city, witches were held in high esteem. But now witchcraft is outlawed, and it is rumoured that soul-stealing ‘Spectres’ are gaining power. Pip lives with his sister, El, in the Ch…

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The Watcher in the Garden by Joan Phipson

The slightly sinister title was what initially drew me in to this unusual thriller. Long after finishing the final pages, its unsettling after-effects still linger.

Sixteen-year-old Kitty (Catherine…

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