New Aussie Christmas Romance Books 2022

We all know I love a Christmas romance story and, while it’s fun to coy up with snowy story sometimes it’s nice to see our own summer Christmas in a book too. I always have my eyes peeled for new Aussie festive stories hitting our shelves and today I’m sharing three that have caught my […]

Read More

Book Advent 2022

It’s the first Sunday in Advent today, and one of the ways we celebrate the countdown to Christmas each year is with a book Advent calendar. I have written a bit about bookish Advent calendars before (check out this post for more info if you’d like). We’ve tried a few different things as my daughter […]

Read More

Hallmark Christmas Movies Based on Books (and where to watch them in Australia)

I love cheesy Christmas romance movies. Something about the snow and the sparkling lights, and the over-the-top Christmas decorations. The city girl comes home, the grumpy grinch rediscovers the joy of the season, the small towns with businesses and festivals that need saving from big corporations, the closing scene where they finally kiss as snow […]

Read More

Review :: A Holly Jolly Christmas by Katie Montinaro

I always love an Aussie Christmas romance, so I jumped on Katie Montinaro’s new book Holly Jolly Christmas as soon as I spotted it on social media. What is Katie Montinaro’s A Holly Jolly Christmas about? Holly has one thing and one thing only to prove to her family – that she is a capable […]

Read More

Review :: The Goodbye Year by Emily Gale

I really love books about those times when people – young people especially – are about to step into a new phase in their life, where they are just on the cusp of something new and the story centres around all be bittersweetness of beginnings and endings and change. This is one of the things […]

Read More

Preview :: Dream of Death City by PJ Nwosu

I have been looking forward to PJ Nwosu‘s first dark adult fantasy novel DREAM of DEATH CITY since it was announced, and finally we are just a few days away from release. The author has kindly sent me a copy and I’m planning to get stuck into it tonight so I thought I’d share a […]

Read More