What I’ve Read – August 2023

September 1, 2023

It’s the start of September, the year is three quarters over! August was full of workshops, and audiobooks, as well as digging out a few books for a reading challenge. One thing I like about reading challenges, especially when it’s a broad topic, is that I can find new to …

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Rexy’s Accident

August 25, 2023

Today, I set the kids an emoji prompt. They were to come up with a story using the following emojis as inspiration: There is a t-rex, a bumped head, a handbag, a letterbox, an avocado, someone climbing up a cliff, and a baby change sign. It’s been a little while …

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What I’ve Read – July 2023

August 1, 2023

July means the start of a new financial year, and a busy month in my day job! Even though it’s been busy, reading nine books this month was awesome. It did help to go to two book launches, although that added to my TBR pile, and my picture book collection! …

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What I’ve Read – June 2023

July 1, 2023

We are now halfway through the year. I don’t know about you, but this year is going by way too quickly. This was another month with a mix of fiction and non-fiction books, audio books, ebooks and print books. Here are the books I read during June: The Dad Break …

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What I’ve Read – May 2023

June 1, 2023

Another month, another awesome pile of books that I’ve read. There is an interesting mix of audiobooks, as well as fiction and non-fiction. I don’t usually read a lot of non-fiction, however I have been on the hunt for books to help me understand my neurodiverse brain, and have started …

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Free Books from the Library

May 3, 2023

We all know that we can get free books by borrowing them from the library, but did you know there are often other opportunities for free, or cheap, books from the  library? I’m a big believer in buying books from bookshops or borrowing from libraries so that authors get paid, …

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About Melissa

Melissa Gijsbers started writing when she was in High School during the 1990s, even winning some awards for a short story and a script. For many years, life got in the way of creative writing, however she did start blogging around 2006.

She currently lives in Melbourne, Australia with her two sons and a pet blue tongue lizard.

Melissa Gijsbers, Author, Speaker & Booklover
Melissa Gijsbers - Author, Speaker & Booklover
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