Book Review: Remembering Bob by Sue Pieters-Hawke

Remembering Bob... About the Book: A warm, moving and revealing collection of stories and memories about Bob Hawke from across the nation, edited by his eldest daughter Bob Hawke's death in May 2019 sparked national mourning across the country as we remembered just how important Bob had been in the shaping of modern Australia. In … Continue reading Book Review: Remembering Bob by Sue Pieters-Hawke

#BlogTour: Josephine’s Garden by Stephanie Parkyn

Josephine’s Garden... About the Book: A captivating story of love, nature and identity in Napoleon's France France, 1794. In the aftermath of the bloody end to the French Revolution, Rose de Beauharnais stumbles from prison on the day she is to be guillotined. Within a decade, she'll transform into the scandalous socialite who marries Napoleon … Continue reading #BlogTour: Josephine’s Garden by Stephanie Parkyn

Book Review: The Weekend by Charlotte Wood

The Weekend... About the Book: The brilliant new novel from Charlotte Wood, acclaimed author of The Natural Way of Things. Four older women have a lifelong friendship of the best kind: loving, practical, frank and steadfast. But when Sylvie dies, the ground shifts dangerously for the remaining three. Can they survive together without her? They … Continue reading Book Review: The Weekend by Charlotte Wood

Book Review: The Museum of Broken Promises by Elizabeth Buchan

The Museum of Broken Promises... About the Book: The stunning new novel from bestselling Elizabeth Buchan. The Museum of Broken Promises is a beautiful, evocative love story and heart-breaking journey in to a long-buried past. Paris, today. The Museum of Broken Promises is a place of wonder and sadness, hope and loss. Every object in … Continue reading Book Review: The Museum of Broken Promises by Elizabeth Buchan

Book Review: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

By now, regular readers will have gotten wind that I'm a Shakespeare tragic. Combine this with my love of collecting beautiful books, and you get this: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare is an elegant edition boasting the entire credited catalogue of William Shakespeare including 16 comedies, 10 histories, 12 tragedies, as well as all … Continue reading Book Review: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Book Review: The Breeding Season by Amanda Niehaus

The Breeding Season... About the Book: The rains come to Brisbane just as Elise and Dan descend into grief. Elise, a scientist, believes that isolation and punishing fieldwork will heal her pain. Her husband Dan, a writer, questions the truths of his life, and looks to art for answers. Worlds apart, Elise and Dan must … Continue reading Book Review: The Breeding Season by Amanda Niehaus

Book Review: The Electric Hotel by Dominic Smith

The Electric Hotel... About the Book: From the award-winning author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller The Last Painting of Sara de Vos comes a luminous novel tracing the intertwined fates of a silent-film director and his muse. Dominic Smith's The Electric Hotel winds through the nascent days of cinema in Paris and Fort … Continue reading Book Review: The Electric Hotel by Dominic Smith