Book Review: Graffiti Lane – A Poetry Collection by Kelly Van Nelson

Graffiti Lane... About the Book: Graffiti Lane looks at life through an unfiltered lens, bringing a personal perspective on the grittiness of urban living in an eclectic mix of traditional, shadow and freeform poetry. The collection tackles issues of intimidation and discrimination, including playground and corporate bullying, domestic violence, marginalisation, gender inequity, mental health and … Continue reading Book Review: Graffiti Lane – A Poetry Collection by Kelly Van Nelson

Book Review: Gravity is the Thing by Jaclyn Moriarty

Gravity is the Thing… About the Book: Abigail Sorensen has spent her life trying to unwrap the events of 1990. It was the year she started receiving random chapters from a self-help book called The Guidebook in the post. It was also the year Robert, her brother, disappeared on the eve of her sixteenth birthday. … Continue reading Book Review: Gravity is the Thing by Jaclyn Moriarty

New non-fiction, ‘Buddhism for Meat Eaters’, coming July 2019 — Josephine Moon

I can't wait for this book by Josephine Moon. It's almost as though she's written it just for me! Needless to say, look out for my review in July! And now for something completely different… Coming in July from Simon & Schuster Australia is my second non-fiction title and they have done a beautiful job … Continue reading New non-fiction, ‘Buddhism for Meat Eaters’, coming July 2019 — Josephine Moon

New Release Book Review: The Mother-In-Law by Sally Hepworth

The Mother-In-Law… About the Book: ‘Someone once told me that you have two families in your life - the one you are born into and the one you choose. Yes, you may get to choose your partner, but you don't choose your mother-in-law. The cackling mercenaries of fate determine it all.’ A twisty, compelling new … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Mother-In-Law by Sally Hepworth

New Release Book Review: The Promised Land by Barry Maitland

The Promised Land... About the Book: Brock and Kolla return in an enthralling new mystery from a master of the genre. Newly promoted Detective Chief Inspector Kathy Kolla investigates a series of brutal murders on Hampstead Heath. Under intense pressure to find answers, she arrests the unlikely figure of John Pettigrew, a failing London publisher … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Promised Land by Barry Maitland

New Release Book Review: Mutiny on the Bounty by Peter Fitzsimons

Mutiny on the Bounty: A saga of sex, sedition, mayhem and mutiny, and survival against extraordinary odds… About the Book: The dramatic story of Captain William Bligh, Fletcher Christian and history's most famous mutiny, brought to life by Peter FitzSimons, Australia's storyteller. The mutiny on HMS Bounty, in the South Pacific on 28 April 1789, … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Mutiny on the Bounty by Peter Fitzsimons

Sunday Spotlight with Fleur McDonald — Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog

Chatting with Fleur McDonald about her latest release, Where the River Runs, over at the Australian Women Writers blog for Sunday Spotlight this morning. Today I warmly welcome Fleur McDonald to Sunday Spotlight, here to chat about her latest release, Where the River Runs. What provided the inspiration for the story threads in Where the … Continue reading Sunday Spotlight with Fleur McDonald — Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog