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

New Release Book Review: The Complete Sookie Stackhouse Stories by Charlaine Harris

The Complete Sookie Stackhouse Stories... About: For the first time together in one volume, here is the complete short story collection starring Louisiana’s favorite telepathic waitress, Sookie Stackhouse—from #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris. New fans can fill in the gaps in their Sookie lore while old friends can revisit some of their favourite moments … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Complete Sookie Stackhouse Stories by Charlaine Harris

Quick Shots Book Review: Bitter Greens by Kate Forsyth

Bitter Greens… About: The amazing power and truth of the Rapunzel fairy tale comes alive for the first time in this breathtaking tale of desire, black magic and the redemptive power of love… French novelist Charlotte-Rose de la Force has been banished from the court of Versailles by the Sun King, Louis XIV, after a … Continue reading Quick Shots Book Review: Bitter Greens by Kate Forsyth

New Release Book Review: Stone Circle by Kate Murdoch

Stone Circle... About: Is the ability to read minds a blessing or a curse? When Antonius’s father dies, he must work to support his family. He finds employment as a servant in the Palazzo Ducal, home of Conte Valperga. Sixteenth-century Pesaro is a society governed by status, and Antonius has limited opportunities.When a competition is … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Stone Circle by Kate Murdoch

My Reading Life: Falling Down the Rabbit Hole of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll

Today I'm talking about how I fell down the rabbit hole of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll, and why I stayed there.   I’ve always been rather partial to quirk. Quirky stories, quirky movies, quirky songs, quirky TV shows. If it’s a little bit weird or a little … Continue reading My Reading Life: Falling Down the Rabbit Hole of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll

Book Review: Beyond the Orchard by Anna Romer

Beyond the Orchard... Book Description: A haunting story of yearning, love and betrayal from the bestselling author of Thornwood House. Lucy Briar has arrived home in turmoil after years overseas. She’s met her fiancé in London and has her life mapped out, but something is holding her back. Hoping to ground herself and find answers, Lucy … Continue reading Book Review: Beyond the Orchard by Anna Romer

Book Review: Trelloran Seduction by Georgia Carter Mathers

Trelloran Seduction... Book Description: It begins on the 300th day of 2195 on Volen ... There is no such thing as an individual. All the humans think of themselves as units with predetermined roles, and they do not grow old with their lovers. The females are sacrificed when they turn thirty, leaving their male counterparts … Continue reading Book Review: Trelloran Seduction by Georgia Carter Mathers

New Release Book Review: Beauty in Thorns by Kate Forsyth

Beauty in Thorns... Book Description: A spellbinding reimagining of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ set amongst the wild bohemian circle of Pre-Raphaelite artists and poets. The Pre-Raphaelites were determined to liberate art and love from the shackles of convention. Ned Burne-Jones had never had a painting lesson and his family wanted him to be a parson. Only young … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Beauty in Thorns by Kate Forsyth