Christmassy :: Q&A with Leife Shallcross

In the lead up to Christmas I’m sharing some mini-interviews with authors about some of their festive faves. Today Canberra author Leife Shallcross was kind enough to talk books, writing and Christmas with me! Read on below to see what she said =) Your debut novel, The Beast’s Heart, came out in 2018 (yay!). Can […]

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#loveozya :: Vasilisa the Wise :: Kate Forsyth

I am always up for a fairy tale retelling, and I’d had my eye on Kate Forsyth’s collection Vasilisa the Wise since it came out earlier this year. I finally read it in September, after I saw Kate speaking on writing historical fiction about womencat the Heroines Literary Festival. If anyone knows about fairy tales, […]

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Review :: The Girl in the Tower :: Katherine Arden

I always think it is a bit tricky to talk in isolation a book that is part of a series but not the first book – to much missing context, not to mention risk of spoilers for earlier books! So today, instead of just talking about The Girl in the Tower – book two in […]

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Review :: The Ice Maiden’s Tale :: Lisa Preziosi

I love fairy tales, and this year have been going through a bit of an obsession with reading retellings of all kinds.My latest fairy tale read, middle grade book The Ice Maiden’s Tale, is a bit different – it’s an original fairy tale author Lisa Preziosi wrote after being inspired by this quote by Michelangelo: “I […]

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Review :: Quinsey Wolfe’s Glass Vault :: Candace Robinson

Some see it… Some don’t… People in the town of Deer Park, Texas are vanishing. There is a strange museum, known as Quinsey Wolfe’s Glass Vault, that appears overnight. Perrie Madeline’s best friend and ex-boyfriend are among the missing. Perrie, along with her friend August, go on a pursuit to search for them in the […]

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