Behind the Pen with Angela Slatter – Restoration Blog Tour

Welcome to Behind the Pen, combined today with a series feature. For my part in the blog tour for Restoration, published by Hachette Australia, I am thrilled to be chatting with Brisbane author extraordinaire of the Verity Fassbinder series, Angela Slatter. Restoration Walking between the worlds has always been dangerous - but this time V's … Continue reading Behind the Pen with Angela Slatter – Restoration Blog Tour

Book A Day: Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice

Day 12: Interview with a Vampire This is a long-time favourite of mine. Steeped in old world atmosphere with such memorable characters: Lestat, with his flamboyance, his utter selfishness, his endless attention seeking, and his ultimate cruelty; Claudia, the ancient child who could never grow up, her love for Louis as fierce as her hatred … Continue reading Book A Day: Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice

Book A Day: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Day 9: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban I do love the Harry Potter series, the books just as much as the movies, and of course, I read the books first! The Prisoner of Azkaban is my favourite out of all of the books, and funnily enough, the movie is my favourite as well. … Continue reading Book A Day: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Behind the Pen with P.J. Roscoe

Today I warmly welcome UK multi-genre author, P.J. Roscoe, to Behind the Pen. Over to you Paula...     How many novels have you written and published? I have written five novels. ‘Echoes’, ‘Freya’s Child’, ‘Between Worlds’, ‘Diary of Margery Blake’ are all available now. ‘Where Rivers Meet’ is in the queue at the publishers … Continue reading Behind the Pen with P.J. Roscoe

Bingo! The Shape of Water by Daniel Kraus in collaboration with Guillermo del Toro

It’s bingo Saturday once again – that rolled around fast! The square I’ve filled for this entry is:   A Book that became a Movie     This is a book that has a slightly different journey to movie in that it was written alongside the creation of the movie, rather than simply having a … Continue reading Bingo! The Shape of Water by Daniel Kraus in collaboration with Guillermo del Toro

New Release Book Review: The Shape of Water by Daniel Kraus in collaboration with Guillermo del Toro

The Shape of Water... About the Book: It is 1962, and Elisa Esposito—mute her whole life, orphaned as a child—is struggling with her humdrum existence as a janitor working the graveyard shift at Baltimore’s Occam Aerospace Research Center. Were it not for Zelda, a protective coworker, and Giles, her loving neighbor, she doesn’t know how … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Shape of Water by Daniel Kraus in collaboration with Guillermo del Toro

New Release Book Review: Vasilisa the Wise and Other Tales of Brave Young Women by Kate Forsyth

Vasilisa the Wise and Other Tales of Brave Young Women... AUTHOR: Kate Forsyth ILLUSTRATOR: Lorena Carrington About: For many young women, the only fairy-tales they know are the ones that have been retold by Walt Disney studios. Once upon a time, these stories of magical transformation were meant for young women as they grew away … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Vasilisa the Wise and Other Tales of Brave Young Women by Kate Forsyth

Book Review: The Tides Between by Elizabeth Jane Corbett

The Tides Between... About: In 1841, on the eve of her departure from London, Bridie’s mother demands she forget her dead father and prepare for a sensible, adult life in Port Phillip. Desperate to save her childhood, fifteen-year-old Bridie is determined to smuggle a notebook filled with her father’s fairy tales to the far side … Continue reading Book Review: The Tides Between by Elizabeth Jane Corbett