Book Review: Going Under by Sonia Henry

Going Under… About the Book: A darkly funny and sexy novel that blows the lid off the medical profession and life inside a hospital by a young doctor whose anonymous article about the pressures of trainee doctors went viral around the world. Dr Katarina 'Kitty' Holliday thought once she finished medical school and found gainful … Continue reading Book Review: Going Under by Sonia Henry

Book Review: The Bushranger’s Wife by Cheryl Adnams

The Bushranger’s Wife... About the Book: How do you tame a wild colonial boy? With an even wilder colonial girl. Central Highlands of Victoria 1861 Jack the Devil's reputation precedes him. The most notorious bushranger on the Central Highlands, nothing throws him off his game-until he holds up Prudence Stanforth and her grandmother. Jack can't … Continue reading Book Review: The Bushranger’s Wife by Cheryl Adnams

Book Review: Meet Me At Lennon’s by Melanie Myers

Meet Me At Lennon’s... About the Book: As university student Olivia Wells sets out on her quest to find an unpublished manuscript by Gloria Graham – a now obscure mid-twentieth century feminist and writer – she unwittingly uncovers details about a young woman found murdered. Strangled with a nylon stocking in the mangroves on the … Continue reading Book Review: Meet Me At Lennon’s by Melanie Myers

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: Matters of the Heart by Fiona Palmer

Matters of the Heart... About the Book: Western Australia, 2019: The Bennets are a farming family struggling to make ends meet. Lizzy, passionate about working the land, is determined to save the farm. Spirited and independent, she has little patience for her mother's focus on finding a suitable man for each of her five daughters. … Continue reading Book Review: Matters of the Heart by Fiona Palmer

Book Review: I Have a Bed Made of Buttermilk Pancakes by Jaclyn Moriarty

I Have a Bed Made of Buttermilk Pancakes... About the Book: A fairy-tale for grown-ups. The Zing family lives in a misguided world of spell books, flying beach umbrellas, and state-of-the-art covert surveillance equipment. There's a slippery Zing, a graceful Zing, and a Zing who runs as fast as a bus. But most significant of … Continue reading Book Review: I Have a Bed Made of Buttermilk Pancakes by Jaclyn Moriarty

Series Feature: The Belleville Family Saga by J Mary Masters

My Thoughts: Spanning three books and set from 1942 through to the 1950s, the Belleville family series is classic Australian town and country drama, with a distinctive atmosphere of bygone days. Dramatic and absorbing, this series will take you on an emotional journey through the lives of one family, offering up a true saga opportunity … Continue reading Series Feature: The Belleville Family Saga by J Mary Masters

Book Review (kind of, more like a chapter): White Horses by Rachael Treasure

White Horses (Chapter One)... About the Book: From one of Australia's bestselling and much-loved authors comes a sweeping, powerful story of a young woman who has to overcome terrible loss and trauma to find the courage to live life on her terms. Following the disappearance of her mother when she was just a young child, … Continue reading Book Review (kind of, more like a chapter): White Horses by Rachael Treasure