CHRISTMAS :: Christmas at Fireside CABINS :: Jenny Hale

For Lila Evans, Christmas is the toughest time of year––a heartbreaking reminder of losing her father, and just how lonely she is… This year, she’s organized a blissful getaway with her closest friends: just the remedy for the December blues. The countryside resort of Fireside Cabins, tucked away in the snowy Tennessee hills, seems like […]

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KIDLIT :: Just a Rabbit :: Priscilla Pho & Francisco Fonseca

Ethicool Books is a new Melbourne-based children’s book company with a focus on beautiful books tackling big issues to inspire little minds. The reached out recently and asked whether I’d be interested in receiving a copy of their latest release Just a Rabbit (by Priscilla Pho and Francisco Fonseca) – of course I was keen […]

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CHRISTMAS :: Favourites

Last week I made the big statement that I might have already found my favourite Christmas novel of the year – Sandy Barker’s The Christmas Swap – so this week I thought I’d share some of my favourites from the past few years. The Christmas Cookie Club has been my favourite Christmas book for adults […]

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CHRISTMAS :: The Christmas Swap :: Sandy Barker

Christmas is coming and best friends Chloe, Jules, and Lucy are needing change… so swapping homes for the holidays could be the perfect present for all of them!Australian Chloe spends her Christmas in a sleepy village in Oxfordshire, England. She is totally star-struck when she discovers who lives across the road.Lucy, who has jetted off […]

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KIDLit :: This Small Blue Dot :: Zeno Sworder

With a strong message of interconnectedness, hope and empowerment, This Small Blue Dot follows a little girl exploring the big and small things in life. From contemplating our place on this ‘blue dot’ to the best Italian, Chinese and Indian desserts, the book provides a broader, more inclusive view of who we are, where we […]

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Christmas :: Christmas at the Little Cottage on the Hill :: Emma Davies

Arriving at the cosy little rental cottage as the first snow begins to fall, Ruby doesn’t regret leaving her bully of a husband for a moment, but she does feel guilty about uprooting her kids so close to Christmas. She can only wish that one day soon her son Jem will forgive her. It’s not long before the family […]

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