Christmas :: The Christmas Trip by Sandy Barker

I’ve always got my eyes peeled for Aussie Christmas book and Sandy Barker’s 2020 release – The Christmas Swap – is a firm favourite festive read of mine, so of course I was absolutely delighted to that a sequel was coming out this year! The Christmas Trip revisits the same couples we fell in love […]

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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 :: 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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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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Christmassy Review :: Under the Mistletoe :: Sue Moorcroft

Synopsis When Laurel returns to the village of Middledip, she’s looking for a quiet life. Adjusting to her recent divorce, she’s ready to spend some time getting back on her feet amidst the glorious snow-dusted countryside. Yet, life in Middledip is far from straightforward. Coming to the aid of her sister, Rea, as she navigates […]

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Review :: Love, In Theory :: Elodie Cheesman

There’s an algorithm for everything else, so why not love? When 24-year-old lawyer Romy learns that she is at her ‘optimal stopping point’ (the mathematically designated point at which one should select the next ‘best person’ who comes along in order to have the best chance at happily ever after), she knows it’s time to […]

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