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Short Listed 2018-19

30th Jun 2018
Lady Knight, Bk. 3 in the “Crystal Journal Series” for young readers (8 to 80), has been shortlisted in the 2018-19 “Chocolate Lily Book Award” Vancouver, B.C. Canada.  

“The Time of Pharaohs”

25th Jun 2018
Royal BC Museum             EXHIBIT            May 18 — Dec. 31, 2018 A marvelous opportunity is happening in our Province of British Columbia. If you are interested in the history of Egypt this is a must visit. Great timing for us, as Book 2 of the Crystal Journals Series is “Pharaoh’s Tomb” and G. Rosemary has brought… Read

Tracker’s Canyon by Pam Withers

24th Jun 2018
The suspense in this book had me turning the pages to the very end. With a hero I could really root for and a story-line with twists and turns making it difficult to spot the villian (or villians), this story had me on the edge the whole way through. With great characters, an absorbing premise… Read

May 2018 Winner

17th May 2018
Our May Giveaway has ended. The lucky winner is from Cape Town in South Africa. The books have been ordered and should reach S.B. around the end of month. Our winner comes from one of the largest cities in South Africa. It looks as though the area has some wonderful places to visit as well… Read

The Goat by Anne Fleming

7th May 2018
The premise of this book is so improbable that you just have to delve into and see how this can possibly be. There’s a goat living on the roof of an eleven story building close to Central Park in New York City. The wonderful tenants who occupy the building and the effect on their lives… Read

Bayou Magic

4th May 2018
This book tells the story of Maddy. She is apprehensive about her first summer visit with her Grandmother who lives in the Bayou of Louisiana. Her older sisters tease Maddy that Grandmother is a witch, but when Maddy arrives she is immediately taken with the atmosphere and the beauty of her surroundings. Whereas she feels… Read

When the Sea Turned to Silver

10th Apr 2018
When the Sea Turned Silver Written and Illustrated By Grace Lin. Published by Little Brown and Company To me, this book is a work of art. The amazing storytelling and the weaving together of many stories to end with a perfect whole picture is very satisfying. The lyrical language is a joy to read. Some… Read


4th Apr 2018
Our March Giveaway has been drawn. The lucky winner is from Pennsylvania. Books have been ordered and should arrive around 10th April. Our winner comes from a suburb of Allentown, in Upper Macungie Township, in the Lehigh Valley region of the state, and looks like the area has some wonderful places to visit as well… Read

Rudyard Kipling

27th Mar 2018
Recently, while away from home, I ran out of books to read. Scanning the shelves to see what was available to me at that location, I picked up a copy of The Jungle Book, by Rudyard Kipling.   I began to read and I couldn’t put the book down. I was particularly taken with the… Read

The Trials of Apollo Book 1. The Hidden Oracle

20th Mar 2018
I have just finished reading this book. This book, for me, is laugh out loud funny. Apollo, the most egotistical god of them all has been punished by Zeus and is now human – and in a lot of trouble. Written in the first person we get a full dose of Apollo comparing his godlike… Read

About the author

G. Rosemary Ludlow grew up in Adelaide, Australia, where she taught school for many years. She loved teaching children to read and her favorite thing to do was to tell them stories. History stories, geography stories, stories about spelling, or arithmetic - it is all stories.

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