Review :: Magpie’s Bend :: Maya Linnell

Bush nurse Lara McIntyre and journalist Toby Paxton are thrust into the limelight when an accident puts the beating heart of their community in jeopardy. The small country town of Bridgefield can’t manage without their general store and post office, but Lara can’t stomach the idea of out-of-town buyers revamping it with no regard for […]

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#LOVEOZYA :: Rising :: Bronwyn Eley

Aaaaah the eternal dilemma of the book reviewer staring down a review of the final book in a series – how do I do this without spoilers? Rising, the final installment in Bronwyn Eley’s dark #LoveOzYA fantasy series, The Relic Trilogy is out TODAY, and I was lucky enough to get my hands on an […]

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Review :: Ariadne :: Jennifer Saint

As Princesses of Crete and daughters of the fearsome King Minos, Ariadne and her sister Phaedra grow up hearing the hoofbeats and bellows of the Minotaur echo from the Labyrinth beneath the palace. The Minotaur – Minos’s greatest shame and Ariadne’s brother – demands blood every year. When Theseus, Prince of Athens, arrives in Crete […]

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Review :: THE BREAKING :: IRMA GOLD

Hannah Bird has just arrived in Thailand. Disoriented and out of her depth, she meets Deven, a fierce and gutsy Australian expat who sweeps her into thrilling adventures rescuing elephants. As they head deeper and deeper into the fraught world of elephant tourism, their lives become tangled in ways Hannah never imagined. But how far […]

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Food :: FROM OUR KITCHEN TO YOURS :: CWA Victoria

I know I’m not alone when I say that my passion for baking and cooking has been reignited over the past 12 months. In part, for me, I think it’s being at home more, having more time for those recipes that need a little more patience , as well as having less access to cafes […]

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Review :: THE LAST REUNION :: Kayte Nunn

Burma, 1945. Bea, Plum, Bubbles, Joy and Lucy: in search of adventure, attached to the Fourteenth Army, fighting a forgotten war in the jungle. Assigned to run a mobile canteen, navigating treacherous roads and dodging hostile gunfire, they become embroiled in life-threatening battles of their own. Oxford, 1976. A woman slips into a museum and […]

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