Book Review: Cross My Heart by Pamela Cook

Cross My Heart… About the Book: When a promise kept means a life is broke… Tessa De Santis’s child-free marriage in inner-city Sydney is ordered and comfortable, and she likes it that way. When tragedy strikes and her childhood friend Skye Whittaker dies, Tess is bound to honour a promise to become foster-mother to Skye’s … Continue reading Book Review: Cross My Heart by Pamela Cook

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

All Creatures Great and Small – A Reflection on Grieving for a Pet

This week turned out to be a tough week. On Wednesday afternoon a treasured pet passed away in a rather traumatic freak accident – traumatic to our dear Coco, who really did suffer in his last moments, and to myself and my teenage son, who tried our very best to save him but were sadly … Continue reading All Creatures Great and Small – A Reflection on Grieving for a Pet

New Release Book Review: Grace After Henry by Eithne Shortall

Grace After Henry… About the Book: Grace sees her boyfriend Henry everywhere. In the supermarket, on the street, at the graveyard. Only Henry is dead. He died two months earlier, leaving a huge hole in Grace's life and in her heart. But then Henry turns up to fix the boiler one evening, and Grace can't … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Grace After Henry by Eithne Shortall

New Release Book Review: Making Peace by Fiona McCallum

Making Peace… About the Book: From Australia's master storyteller comes an uplifting story of new and old friendships, letting go of the past and looking to the future…   Does one simple act of kindness have the power to completely turn someone's life around?   It's been a year since Hannah Ainsley lost her husband … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Making Peace by Fiona McCallum