Book haul :: Love Your Bookshop Day

If you caught my post yesterday you might know how excited I was about Love Your Bookshop Day this year. Obviously there was no way I could visit my favourite bookshops without picking up a few new books, and today I wanted to share my very excellent haul. Despite the excitement I did manage to […]

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Love Your Bookshop Day

In celebration of today being Love Your Bookshop Day I thought I’d talk about some of my favourite Canberra bookshops. I think we’re pretty lucky as far as bookshops go in Canberra – most of our shopping centres have at least one, and then a few others around the suburbs too – including some lovely […]

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Sydney Writers’ Festival 2019 :: All Day YA

Yesterday was one of my favourite book events of the year – the Sydney Writers’ Festival All Day YA. This was my third time – if you’d like to check out my posts about previous years you can see 2017 here and 2018 here. Honestly, I think the SWF just does the most amazing job […]

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Review :: The Place on Dalhousie :: Melina Marchetta

Despite having a special place in my book-loving heart for Melina Marchetta since reading Looking for Alibrandi as a teenager, I hadn’t read any of her other books until her adult crime/thriller novel Tell the Truth Shame the Devil was released last year.  When that one came out I went with a friend to see […]

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Sunday Book Stack ::CWF edition

I spent most of this weekend at the Canberra Writers Festival. Of course I picked up a couple of new books – have you even been to a writers festival if you don’t come home with a stack of new books?  I have loads to say about the festival, the sessions I saw, and the […]

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City of Lies :: Sam Hawke

Last week I had the absolute pleasure of attending the launch of local Canberra author Sam Hawke’s debut novel, City of Lies. I was lucky enough to get my hand on an early copy AND managed to read it before the launch!  It was a fantastic evening. The event was held at Harry Hartog Booksellers […]

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