Book Review: Dreams They Forgot by Emma Ashmere

Dreams They Forgot About the Book: Two sisters await the tidal wave predicted for 1970s Adelaide after Premier Don Dunstan decriminalises homosexuality. An interstate family drive is complicated by the father's memory of sighting UFOs. Two women drive from Melbourne to Sydney to see the Harbour Bridge before it's finished. An isolated family tries to … Continue reading Book Review: Dreams They Forgot by Emma Ashmere

Book Review: The Mystery Woman by Belinda Alexandra

The Mystery Woman… About the Book: Rebecca Wood takes the role as postmistress in a sleepy seaside town, desperate for anonymity after a scandal in Sydney. But she is confronted almost at once by a disturbing discovery - her predecessor committed suicide. To add to her worries, her hopes for a quiet life are soon … Continue reading Book Review: The Mystery Woman by Belinda Alexandra

Quick Shots Book Review: A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing

A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing... About the Book: Growing up is always hard, but especially when so many think you’re a washed-up has-been at twenty-two. Jena Lin plays the violin. She was once a child prodigy and now uses sex to fill the void left by fame. She’s struggling a little. Her professional … Continue reading Quick Shots Book Review: A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing

Book Review: The Tolstoy Estate by Steven Conte

The Tolstoy Estate... About the Book: Epic in scope, ambitious and astonishingly good, The Tolstoy Estate proclaims Steven Conte as one of Australia's finest writers. In the first year of the doomed German invasion of Russia in WWII, a German military doctor, Paul Bauer, is assigned to establish a field hospital at Yasnaya Polyana - … Continue reading Book Review: The Tolstoy Estate by Steven Conte

Book Review: Ordinary Matter by Laura Elvery

Ordinary Matter... About the Book: Inspired by the twenty times women have won Nobel Prizes for science, this short-story collection from award-winning writer Laura Elvery is a dazzling, thought-provoking follow-up to Trick of the Light. In 1895 Alfred Nobel rewrote his will and left his fortune made in dynamite and munitions to generations of thinkers. … Continue reading Book Review: Ordinary Matter by Laura Elvery

#BlogTour #BookReview: The Sister’s Gift by Barbara Hannay

The Sister’s Gift… About the Book: Two sisters, one baby and the best of intentions... As a vibrant young woman with a lifetime of possibilities ahead of her, Freya grants her sister, Pearl, the ultimate gift of motherhood. But this comes at a hefty price – an unexpected rift in her family and the loss … Continue reading #BlogTour #BookReview: The Sister’s Gift by Barbara Hannay