New non-fiction, ‘Buddhism for Meat Eaters’, coming July 2019 — Josephine Moon

I can't wait for this book by Josephine Moon. It's almost as though she's written it just for me! Needless to say, look out for my review in July! And now for something completely different… Coming in July from Simon & Schuster Australia is my second non-fiction title and they have done a beautiful job … Continue reading New non-fiction, ‘Buddhism for Meat Eaters’, coming July 2019 — Josephine Moon

New Release Book Review: The Orchardist’s Daughter by Karen Viggers

The Orchardist’s Daughter... About the Book: A story of freedom, forgiveness and finding the strength to break free. International bestselling writer Karen Viggers returns to remote Tasmania, the setting of her most popular novel The Lightkeeper's Wife. Sixteen-year-old Mikaela has grown up isolated and home-schooled on an apple orchard in south-eastern Tasmania, until an unexpected … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Orchardist’s Daughter by Karen Viggers

New Release Book Review: The Hidden by Mary Chamberlain

The Hidden... About the Book: Dora Simon is comfortable in her retirement, indulging her interests in gardening and music. Joe O'Cleary is content on the Jersey farm he helped rebuild with its owner, Geoffrey Laurent, with time to pursue his life-long hobby of birdwatching. But their worlds are shattered by the arrival of Barbara Hummel, … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Hidden by Mary Chamberlain

New Release Book Review: The Familiars by Stacey Halls

The Familiars… About the Book: Fleetwood Shuttleworth is 17 years old, married, and pregnant for the fourth time. But as the mistress at Gawthorpe Hall, she still has no living child, and her husband Richard is anxious for an heir. When Fleetwood finds a letter she isn't supposed to read from the doctor who delivered … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Familiars by Stacey Halls

New Release Book Review: The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib

The Girls at 17 Swann Street... About the Book: Yara Zgheib’s poetic and poignant debut novel is a haunting portrait of a young woman’s struggle with anorexia on an intimate journey to reclaim her life. ‘The chocolate went first, then the cheese, the fries, the ice cream. The bread was more difficult, but if she … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib

New Release Book Review: Half Moon Lake by Kirsten Alexander

Half Moon Lake… About the Book: ‘They said he was their boy. And so he was . . .' In 1913, on a summer’s day at Half Moon Lake, Louisiana, four-year-old Sonny Davenport walks into the woods and never returns. The boy’s mysterious disappearance from the family’s lake house makes front-page news in their home … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Half Moon Lake by Kirsten Alexander