Review :: Cathy’s Christmas Kitchen by Tilly Tennant

Tilly Tennant is one of my favourite writers of cosy Christmas novels – I’ve talked about some of her previous books here and here. I don’t know why it took my so long to get to this one – especially since it has food at its centre, which I always think makes these Christmas stories […]

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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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Baking :: Around the Kitchen Table by Sophie Hansen and Annie Herron

I have always been a lover of cookbooks, and I have so many lovely ones that I thought it would be nice to start sharing what I love about them, and to show you some of the things I cook from them. Like with my reading in general, my cookbook collecting has really skewed firmly […]

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Preview :: Wylah The Koorie Warrior and My Spare Heart

The amazing books just keep coming, don’t they?! I feel like there are soooo many titles coming out at the moment, and a bunch this week that are on my ever-growing tbr. I wanted to pop in today to share a sneak peek at two new Aussie kids’ books by First Nations writers that are […]

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Review :: The Path of Thorns by A.G. Slatter

It’s my absolute pleasure today to be the first stop on the blog tour for A.G. Slatter’s The Path of Thorns, which is released in Australia today. The Path of Thorns is set in the same world as several of Slatter’s other books, including All the Murmuring Bones, which I loved last year (you can […]

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Review :: Paperbark Hill by Maya Linnell

Ok, I have some big feelings about today’s review! I have been with Maya Linnell and her warm and wonderful (and fictional) McIntyre family since the first book, Wildflower Ridge, came out in June of 2019. In fact, Maya was kind enough to join me here on my blog to chat about Christmas in December […]

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