Book Review: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek... About the Book: The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything—everything except books, that is. Thanks to Roosevelt's Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome's got its very own traveling librarian, Cussy Mary Carter. Cussy's not only a book woman, however, she's also the last of her … Continue reading Book Review: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

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

New Release Book Review: Home Fires by Fiona Lowe

Home Fires… About the Book: When a lethal bushfire tore through Myrtle, nestled in Victoria's breathtaking Otway Ranges, the town's buildings - and the lives of its residents - were left as smouldering ash. For three women in particular, the fire fractured their lives and their relationships. Eighteen months later, with the flurry of national … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Home Fires by Fiona Lowe

New Release Book Review: The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib

The Girls at 17 Swann Street... About the Book: Yara Zgheib’s poetic and poignant debut novel is a haunting portrait of a young woman’s struggle with anorexia on an intimate journey to reclaim her life. ‘The chocolate went first, then the cheese, the fries, the ice cream. The bread was more difficult, but if she … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib

New Release Book Review: The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton by Anstey Harris

The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton... About the Book: The most memorable moments of Grace Atherton’s life have always been remembered as though set to music. The simple melody of running her violin shop, and her love affair with David, with their wonderful interludes in Paris, which feels like there is a full-blown orchestra … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton by Anstey Harris