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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

October Housekeeping

You may have noticed I've been a bit absent the last few weeks. Fear not, I'm back! I've just handed in my last uni assignments for the year and I now have five glorious months off to spend however I want.

First off, I'm still yet to email the winners of my Melina Marchetta Giveaway which finished two weeks ago. I HAVE NOT FORGOTTEN YOU. You are on my list of things to do today so keep an eye on your inbox (and junk too).

Meanwhile, Aussie authors Ursula Dubosarsky, Jackie French, Morris Gleitzman and Melina Marchetta have been nominated for the 2013 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, which is the world’s largest prize for children’s and young adult literature. They are four of 207 candidates from 67 countries around the world who have been nominated for this prestigious award. The winner will be announced 26 March 2013.

Coming up on The Tales Compendium...

I will be reviewing a heap of really cool books which have been my motivation to get my assignments finished. Having all these books staring down at you is a great reminder to hurry up!

  On  26th October I'll be guest posting over at Following the Reader for Amy's Halloween Spooktacular and on 30th October I'll be participating in Kate Evangelista's blog tour for Reaping Me Softly

Also, while I was busy studying, my page views surpassed 100 000 so a big thankyou to everyone who continues to visit The Tales Compendium.
Thanks for hanging around and I look forward to appearing in your news feeds once again :)


  1. oh my gosh! you've finished uni already!!??
    and you have 5 months off! wowwww lucky!

  2. Awesome! I'm a new follower to this wonderful blog! I'm excited for Halloween Spooktacular!

  3. huge congrats on making it through the uni year! must be the best feeling ever!

    i have missed your blog ~ so looking forward to some of your reviews. hope you are still celebrating

    x Nomes

    1. awww thanks Nomes. I have been crazy busy with 'life' stuff since last week but I hope to have a couple of reviews up next week. xx


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