#HERSTORY Q&A :: Tea Cooper :: The Girl in the Painting

The first book I read from Harlequin’s HERSTORY campaign – featuring historical fiction about women who rebel – was Tea Cooper’s The Girl in the Painting. This was my second time reading a book by Tea, having read The Woman in the Green Dress last year, and I absolutely enjoyed both – you can see […]

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Q&A :: Alison Stuart :: The Postmistress / The Goldminer’s Sister

Ok so it’s no secret I loved Alison Stewart’s The Postmistress when I read it over Christmas (if you haven’t heard me rave about it yet you can check out my review here). I was so thrilled to find out that not only is Alison working on another book set in Maiden’s Creek, but it […]

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Review :: The Long Call :: Ann Cleeves

I have to confess that I haven’t read very many crime fiction books, and when I have they have mostly been standalone-ish, rather than series. I do, however, enjoy the occasional British mystery/crime tv show so I was happy to have the opportunity to read and review Ann Cleeves’ brand new novel, The Long Call. […]

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Sunday Stack :: Women in Translation Month

August is shaping up to be a very exciting month, bookishly speaking, and my reading wish list for the month is ENORMOUS – I really need to take a few weeks off to just read haha. The Canberra Writers Festival is coming up, and there’s Children’s Book Week and the CBCA Book of the Year […]

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Review :: Allegra in Three Parts :: Suzanne Daniel

I feel like I’m reading so many amazing new female voices in fiction this year, and I’m back today with another debut novel from an Australian woman – Allegra in Three Parts by Suzanne Daniel. Here’s the description from the Pan Macmillan website… I can split myself in two… something I have to do because […]

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Review :: The Woman in the Green Dress :: Tea Cooper

Tea Cooper’s latest novel, The Woman in the Green Dress, tells us the stories of two strong young women living over 60 years apart: 1853 Mogo Creek, NSW Della Atterton, bereft at the loss of her parents, is holed up in the place she loves best: the beautiful Hawkesbury in New South Wales. Happiest following […]

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