Author Talks: Natasha Lester on The Amazing Women Who Ruled the Skies in The Paris Secret

I’ve talked a lot on social media about the Dior gowns that form a big part of the story in The Paris Secret. But there’s another really important side of the book: a group of female pilots who were some of the bravest women working for the war effort in England during the 1940s. Imagine … Continue reading Author Talks: Natasha Lester on The Amazing Women Who Ruled the Skies in The Paris Secret

Book Review: Desire Lines by Felicity Volk

Desire Lines... About the Book: Arctic Circle, 2012. On a lightless day at the end of the polar winter, landscape architect Evie Waddell finds herself exhuming the past as she buries Australian seeds in a frozen mountain vault - insurance against catastrophe. Molong, 1953. Catastrophe is all seven-year-old Paddy O'Connor has known. Shipped from institutional … Continue reading Book Review: Desire Lines by Felicity Volk

Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

The Ten Thousand Doors of January... About the Book: This breathtakingly beautiful debut is a love letter to the written word and the power of stories to open doors to other worlds. ACCORDING TO JANUARY SCALLER, THERE'S ONLY ONE WAY TO RUN AWAY FROM YOUR OWN STORY, AND THAT'S TO SNEAK INTO SOMEONE ELSE'S . … Continue reading Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Book Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

The Ocean at the End of the Lane... About the Book: From New York Times bestselling writer Neil Gaiman, comes a novel of memory, magic and survival, about the power of stories and the darkness inside each of us. A special Christmas edition of the bestseller. It began for our narrator forty years ago when … Continue reading Book Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman