Review :: Now That I See You by Emma Batchelor

I had the most wonderful time at the Canberra Writers Festival on the weekend. One of the sessions I saw included Canberra author Emma Batchelor, and after hearing her speak I couldn’t wait to read Now That I See You – her debut novel and winner of the 2021 Australian/Vogel Literary Award. I found it […]

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Book mail :: Australian Indie Fantasy Books

I have been really loving Australian Indie fantasy books lately, and these two arrived in the mail within a few days of each other, and the look so good together that I wanted to show them off! To Dream of White and Gold by R.K. Hart I had the pleasure of meeting local author Rebekka […]

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Review :: Here for the Right Reasons by Jodi McAlister

I think we can all agree that romance novels are having a bit of a moment right now, and while a lot of the titles that I see promoted in bookstores and online are American, I’m of course keen to check out some sweet romance books by Aussie writers. When I spotted Jodi McAlister’s Here […]

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Event :: Nattie Kate Mason at The Book Cow

Ok, stop the presses! Last weekend I went to A REAL LIVE BOOK EVENT! It has been so long since I went to an in person event! I feel like maybe the last live thing I went to was the Sydney Writers’ Festival last year. In any case, it has been a while and my […]

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Currently Reading :: DRAGONCLAW by Kate Forsyth

I’m still on a bit of a high after my plotting and planning class with Kate Forsyth (via the Australian Writers’ Centre), so have finally got my hands on her fantasy series The Witches of Eileanan, and have jumped straight into the first book in the series – DRAGONCLAW.This one was published in 1997, and […]

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Friday Favourites :: April 8

Happy Friday friends! Don’t they just keep speeding by? I have something that I found quite heart warming to share in my favourites today!I feel like I’ve mentioned before that I spent my summer reading Aussie fantasy novels for the Aurealis Awards – you can see some of the titles I read in the photo […]

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