Psychological thrillers aren’t usually my thing, unless I’ve heard excellent things about them, whether it be fantastic writing or a really unique concept. Based solely on the blurb and cover of this one I would normally not have picked it up to read and I’m so glad that I was sent a copy my way. … Continue reading Beautiful Bad – Annie Ward
The Whisper Network is going to have a lot of comparisons to Big Little Lies, which are absolutely correct just with a corporate setting, but what I hope is that this doesn’t work against it in the long run. The Whisper Network is timely, snappy and has so much to pull from it. I was … Continue reading Whisper Network – Chandler Baker
Thank you to @venturapress for sending me a copy of After She Left. After She Left is a multi-generational story set around Sydney from the 1920’s up until the 1970’s. This was an easy and entertaining read. I loved the historical setting of Sydney through the years. It gave a fascinating insight into some of … Continue reading After She Left – Penelope Hanley
It may be a little late putting this up at the end of #aussieapril but better late than never, right? But anyway, here is a list of some of my favourite reads by Australian authors that I feel are a little underrated or at least not books I see on social media enough. Cast your … Continue reading Underrated Aussie Reads.
What does one do when their local writers week is over for the year? Look to the next exciting writers festival for inspiration and book some flights! That's right, this year I'm spreading my wings and heading over to catch a few sessions at Sydney Writers' Festival. Today I'm bringing you my top seven picks for … Continue reading Sydney Writers’ Festival: Top Picks.
I'm off on a road trip friends and the most important decision was: what do I bring to read? Decisions were made. Books were selected. But what made the cut? A mix of fun, easy reads and a few short but serious novels to sink my teeth into, that's what. Look below for details. Practical … Continue reading Hello Holidays.
Brontide is a coming of age story of four young boys told through a series of storytelling sessions at their school. Wow, what a unique and fascinating concept. This was young adult unlike anything else I have read. I loved this format and found it easy and engaging. The storytelling sessions of dialogue between the … Continue reading Brontide – Sue McPherson