New Release Book Review: Whiskey in a Teacup by Reese Witherspoon

Whiskey In a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me about Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits About the Book: Academy Award–winning actress, producer, and entrepreneur Reese Witherspoon invites you into her world, where she infuses the southern style, parties, and traditions she loves with contemporary flair and charm. Reese Witherspoon’s grandmother Dorothea always … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Whiskey in a Teacup by Reese Witherspoon

New Release Book Review: The King’s War by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi

The King’s War… About the Book: The extraordinary follow-up to the international bestseller The King's Speech The broadcast that George VI made to the nation on the outbreak of war in September 1939 - which formed the climax of the multi Oscar-winning film The King's Speech - was the product of years of hard work … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The King’s War by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi

New Release Book Review: What Will Be Worn by Melissa Fagan

What Will Be Worn: A McWhirters Story... About the Book: Sometimes it seems the most invaluable stories can be found in the unlikeliest of corners. For all who know Brisbane, McWhirters, a once celebrated department store in Fortitude Valley, is an icon. For Melissa Fagan, it is also the starting point for this remarkable exploration … Continue reading New Release Book Review: What Will Be Worn by Melissa Fagan

Sunday Spotlight with Melissa Fagan — Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog

Ahead of the release of her forthcoming book, What Will BeWorn, I had the pleasure of chatting with Melissa Fagan over at the Australian Women Writers Challenge blog. Isn't this just the most gorgeous and atmospheric cover? Welcome to Sunday Spotlight. Today our guest is Melissa Fagan, author of What Will Be Worn, releasing on … Continue reading Sunday Spotlight with Melissa Fagan — Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog

New Release Book Review: Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig

Notes on a Nervous Planet... About the Book: The world is messing with our minds. Rates of stress and anxiety are rising. A fast, nervous planet is creating fast and nervous lives. We are more connected, yet feel more alone. And we are encouraged to worry about everything from world politics to our body mass … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig

New Release Book Review: The Imperial Tea Party by Frances Welch

The Imperial Tea Party... About the Book: Written with Frances Welch’s famously waspish eye for detail, this is another fascinating, percipient, revelatory and often quite hilariously funny book from the master of Russian history. Russia and Britain were never natural bedfellows. But the marriage, in 1894, of Queen Victoria’s favourite granddaughter, Alicky, to the Tsarevich … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Imperial Tea Party by Frances Welch

Book Review: The Crown: The Inside History by Robert Lacey

The Crown: The Inside History... About: The official book to the critically acclaimed Netflix drama, The Crown, including additional material and exclusive images. A fascinating exploration of Elizabeth II's early years as Princess and Queen, complete with extensive research, additional material and beautifully reproduced photographs. 'The things which I have here before promised, I will … Continue reading Book Review: The Crown: The Inside History by Robert Lacey

New Release Book Review: The Long and Winding Way to the Top by Andrew P Street

The Long and Winding Way to the Top 50 (or so) songs that made Australia...   About: Australia likes to celebrate its musical heritage, but there are so many stories that haven't been told. 'Andrew tells us things about the songs that we might not know and things about the songs that no one should … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Long and Winding Way to the Top by Andrew P Street