Christmassy :: What to Buy the Writer in Your Life :: Maya Linnell

It hardly feels like Christmas without a visit here on the blog from my lovely friend and Aussie rural romance star Maya Linnell. Maya released her third novel this year – Magpie’s Bend, which takes us back to the world of the McIntyre sisters where we get to know Lara a bit better. I have […]

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Aussie Christmas romance books

Ok, so it is all well and good to be dreaming of a white Christmas, and charmed by cosy stories of love and snowfall and Christmas, but really that is just so far from the reality of our sunny summer Christmases here that sometimes I just want to read something still cosy and sweet (or […]

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Review :: The Curlew’s Eye :: Karen Manton

Synopsis Greta’s partner Joel grew up with five brothers and a sister in a feisty household on an isolated NT property. But he doesn’t talk about those days – not the deaths of his sister and mother, nor the origin of the scars that snake around his body. Now, many years later, he returns with […]

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Review :: The Riviera House :: Natasha Lester

Synopsis Paris, 1939 While working at the Louvre, Eliane Dufort falls for talented painter Xavier. But when the Nazis occupy the city, Xavier leaves for England and Eliane must send her sisters to the country. Broken-hearted, she finds herself working with the mysterious Rose Valland on a dangerous secret mission for the French Resistance: to […]

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#LoveOzYA :: The Stars Beyond the Stone :: Bonnie Wynne

Tonight’s review is of Bonnie Wynne’s new #LoveOzYA fantasy novel The Stars Beyond the Stone, which is book three in her The Price of Magic series. We all know how I feel about reviewing subsequent books in series- I don’t want to give away any spoilers! So here’s the blurb for book one of the […]

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#LoveOzYA :: The Deep End :: Jenna Guillaume

It was a new level of loserdom, even for me When Rosie humiliates herself in front of the whole school at the swimming carnival, she vows she’ll never step foot in the water again. Well, until Jake Tran, the best swimmer (and hottest boy) in her year, says he will give her swimming lessons. Against […]

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