Book Reviews

The Dry by Jane Harper

It is not very often these days that I read a crime novel. It's not that I don't like them anymore, I just think I may have read to many in my younger days. But browsing in Big W a couple of weeks ago I spotted The Dry by Jane Harper and just had to… Continue reading The Dry by Jane Harper

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A Place to Remember by Jenn J McLeod
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A Place to Remember by Jenn J McLeod

I love Australian authors. In fact, these days it is very rare for me to read a book not written by an Australian. I love that so often the places that feature in the book are places that I've been in our travels. So I was very excited to win a copy of Jenn J… Continue reading A Place to Remember by Jenn J McLeod

The Long Goodbye
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The Long Goodbye by P J Parker

On a recent trip to the Sunshine Coast, Miss M and I spent the morning wandering around the Eumundi Markets. On the opposite side of the road to the markets I spotted a bookshop and decided to wander across and check it out. Seated at a table on the footpath was the author of this… Continue reading The Long Goodbye by P J Parker

Welcome 2017
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Welcome 2017

Welcome 2017 - I can't believe you're here already! I started writing this blog at the beginning of 2015 as a way to share some of the thoughts that often clutter my head. I found the process very cathartic in many ways as I shared some personal experiences from my childhood, stories about my Dad… Continue reading Welcome 2017

Book Reviews

The Tea Chest by Josephine Moon

It's no secret that I love reading books by Australian authors, especially if they are set in Australia as well.  So when I signed up to the Australian Women's Writers Challenge I knew I was onto a good thing.  I found The Tea Chest at my local library on their 'Hot Reads' stand.  The cover… Continue reading The Tea Chest by Josephine Moon

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Lighthouse Bay by Kimberley Freeman

This is the second book I have read for the Australian Women Writers Challenge and I loved it. SYNOPSIS: This breathtaking novel travels more than a century between two love stories set in the Australian seaside town of Lighthouse Bay. In 1901, a ship sinks off the coast of Queensland, Australia. The only survivor is… Continue reading Lighthouse Bay by Kimberley Freeman

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Half Moon Bay by Helene Young

I have signed up this year for the Australian Women Writers Challenge - a challenge that encourages us all to read and review books written by Australian women authors.  Doing this allows, bloggers like myself, to raise awareness of excellent women writers and encourages others to read those books. The first book I have chosen… Continue reading Half Moon Bay by Helene Young