Quick Shots Book Review: The Cosy Christmas Teashop (The Cosy Teashop #2) by Caroline Roberts

The Cosy Christmas Teashop... About: From sleigh bells to wedding bells . . . After a rocky start, Ellie Hall baked her way into everyone’s hearts at Claverham Castle – even the miserly Lord Henry was won over – and the run-down teashop regained its old sparkle. Now Ellie has upgraded cupcakes for fairy tale … Continue reading Quick Shots Book Review: The Cosy Christmas Teashop (The Cosy Teashop #2) by Caroline Roberts

My Reading Life: Top Reads for 2017 — International Titles

A week ago I released my top reads for 2017 list, but this was entirely made up of Australian titles. Today's list is an international one and was decided using the same rules as my other list -- minus the requirement that the novel be Australian: 1. Has to have been published in 2017 2. … Continue reading My Reading Life: Top Reads for 2017 — International Titles

New Release Book Review: After the Blues by Kathy Lette

After the Blues: What Debbie Did Next... About: Now an adult, Debbie from Puberty Blues and her girlfriends reveal what women really say when men aren't around. Oh dear . . .! We are some years on now from Puberty Blues. Debbie and friends know for sure that girlfriends are the only people you can … Continue reading New Release Book Review: After the Blues by Kathy Lette

New Release Book Review: Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford

Love and Other Consolation Prizes... About: A powerful novel about an orphan boy who is raffled off at Seattle’s 1909 World Fair, and the friends who teach him what it really means to have a family, from the author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. Inspired by a true story, this is … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford

Quick Shots Book Review: Feels Like Home by Lisa Ireland

Feels Like Home… About: When celebrity novelist Johanna Morgan surprises everyone by arriving back in Linden Gully three weeks early for her best friend’s wedding, she’s shocked to find her ex-boyfriend Ryan Galloway is back too and well-integrated in the community as the local vet. Jo’s maid-of-honour duties are not the only thing that’s brought … Continue reading Quick Shots Book Review: Feels Like Home by Lisa Ireland