Book Review: Time and Tide in Sarajevo by Bronwyn Birdsall

About the Book: Evelyn is teaching English in Sarajevo, a beautiful city still recovering almost two decades after the long and brutal siege in the 1990s. Life in the city is tenuous yet welcoming. Dedicated to her work preparing high-schoolers for a scholarship that could change the course of their lives, Evelyn feels more herself … Continue reading Book Review: Time and Tide in Sarajevo by Bronwyn Birdsall

Book Review: Salt and Skin by Eliza Henry-Jones

About the Book: Grief-stricken and on the verge of a breakdown, Luda Managan and her two teenaged children try to make a home for themselves on a collection of harsh and haunted Scottish islands.  Luda, a photographer, is mesmerised by the extraordinary magic of the islands and soon finds herself condemned by the local community after … Continue reading Book Review: Salt and Skin by Eliza Henry-Jones

Book Review: Someone Else’s Child by Kylie Orr

About the Book: A gripping contemporary novel from a magnificent new talent that tackles the almost unbreakable loyalty of female friendships, the generosity of community and the lengths we will go to save a child. Ren will do anything for her best friend, Anna. The news that Anna's daughter Charlotte has terminal brain cancer sends … Continue reading Book Review: Someone Else’s Child by Kylie Orr

Book Review: The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill

About the Book: ‘And then there is a scream. Ragged and terrified. A beat of silence even after it stops, until we all seem to realise that the Reading Room Rules no longer apply.’ Hannah Tigone, bestselling Australian crime author, is crafting a new novel that begins in the Boston Public Library: four strangers; Winifred, … Continue reading Book Review: The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill

Book Review: Wildflower by Monique Mulligan

About the Book: 1979 After being bullied at school, Jane Kelly dreads spending the summer holidays alone, friendless. So, when Acacia Miller moves in next door, Jane imagines carefree days of trading secrets and pinkie promises with a new best friend. But as their friendship grows, Acacia remains stubbornly guarded about her home life, and … Continue reading Book Review: Wildflower by Monique Mulligan

Book Review: Where the Light Gets In by Zoe Coyle

About the Book: Delphi Hoffman, a wild child living in London, is finally getting her life together with a new love affair and the offer of a coveted job – until she receives the phone call she hoped would never arrive. ‘It’s time.’ Her mother Vivian’s terminal illness has reached its tipping point and she … Continue reading Book Review: Where the Light Gets In by Zoe Coyle