New Release Book Review: Lea by Pascal Mercier

Lea... About: Pascal Mercier's Night Train to Lisbon mesmerized readers around the world, and went on to become an international bestseller, establishing Mercier as a breakthrough European literary talent. Now, in Lea, he returns with a tender, impassioned, and unforgettable story of a father's love and a daughter's ambition in the wake of devastating tragedy. … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Lea by Pascal Mercier

New Release Book Review: Beautiful Messy Love by Tess Woods

Beautiful Messy Love... Book Description: When football star Nick Harding hobbles into the Black Salt Cafe the morning after the night before, he is served by Anna, a waitress with haunted-looking eyes and no interest in footballers famous or otherwise. Nick is instantly drawn to this exotic, intelligent girl. But a relationship between them risks … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Beautiful Messy Love by Tess Woods

New Release Book Review: The Mummy Bloggers by Holly Wainwright

The Mummy Bloggers… Book Description: Sometimes life behind the screen is not as rosy as it seems... Meet three Mummy Bloggers - each of them followed, idolised, imitated, taunted and trolled online. Elle Campbell is a glossy, lycra-clad mum with washboard abs, a ten-year plan and a secret past. Abi Black has quit sugar, moved … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Mummy Bloggers by Holly Wainwright

New Release Book Review: The Choke by Sofie Laguna

The Choke… Book Description: A mesmerising, harrowing and ultimately uplifting novel from the 2015 Miles Franklin winner. Abandoned by her mother as a toddler and only occasionally visited by her volatile father who keeps dangerous secrets, Justine is raised solely by her Pop, an old man tormented by visions of the Burma Railway. Justine finds … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Choke by Sofie Laguna

New Release Book Review: Under Her Spell by Monique Mulligan

Under Her Spell... Book Description: Writer Oliver Pendall has enough on his plate working on the set of Multiples, a clone movie based on his bestselling book. All he wants is time to write his next novel, but when he meets the bubbly but disconcerting Kaylie, life as he wants it is turned upside down … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Under Her Spell by Monique Mulligan

New Release Book Review: All the Galaxies by Philip Miller

All the Galaxies... Book Description: The Lovely Bones meets Margaret Atwood in this extraordinary, deeply moving, supernatural story of a young man's journey to find his mother, wrapped in a dystopian novel about an epic battle between good and evil that threatens to destroy a near future city.   John Fallon is a disillusioned journalist … Continue reading New Release Book Review: All the Galaxies by Philip Miller

New Release Book Review: We That Are Left by Lisa Bigelow

We That Are Left... Book Description: A moving debut novel about love and war, and the terrifyingly thin line between happiness and tragedy, hope and despair. Melbourne, 1941. Headstrong young Mae meets and falls head over heels in love with Harry Parker, a dashing naval engineer. After a whirlwind courtship they marry and Mae is … Continue reading New Release Book Review: We That Are Left by Lisa Bigelow

Sunday Spotlight: Melissa James — Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog

My latest #aww2017 Sunday Spotlight is not an historical one. It's with the lovely Melissa James, talking about her new release, Beneath the Skin, a thrilling romantic suspense which I reviewed here on the blog not that long ago. Enjoy your Sunday!   Welcome to Sunday Spotlight. Today we feature Melissa James and her latest … Continue reading Sunday Spotlight: Melissa James — Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog