As much as I don't really celebrate Halloween here in Australia (apart from perhaps watching The Rocky Horror Picture Show, lets be honest, I'll take any excuse) I thought it might be a bit of fun to pick out five of my favourite creepy reads to share with you all. The only problem will be … Continue reading Top Five Halloween Reads.
A few Friday nights ago I was lucky enough to attend one of Hannah Kent's stops on her book tour for The Good People. Her first novel, Burial Rites, was a huge success and in my opinion, an incredibly enjoyable read. Her second novel, The Good People, is no exception, in fact I may slightly prefer … Continue reading Meet The Author: Hannah Kent
Wine Wednesday comes around again all too quickly. Not that I'm complaining, what better way to brighten hump day than with a glass of wine and a great book? Probably a glass of wine, great book and some cheese but sadly, no cheese today. Now I know you are dying to know what wine we … Continue reading Wine Wednesday 26/10/16
Just to add to the theme of reading books based on real events, particularly following Hannah Kent's The Good People, comes Skylarking. This is very loosely based on an event the author stumbled across while camping on the east coast of Australia. Skylarking follows the story of best friends Kaye and Harriet. The girls are … Continue reading Skylarking – Kate Mildenhall
Wine Wednesday. My favourite day of the week is here again. Have you got your glass ready? White, red, sparkling, whatever floats your boat. I sure do. This week I'm taking a one I stumbled across by chance. One day driving home from visiting my family in the country I decided to have an adventure. … Continue reading Wine Wednesday 19/10/16
The second, highly anticipated novel by Hannah Kent was recently released and I immediately went out and sourced a copy (not difficult with Adelaide being her home town). I wanted to finish it before attending a stop on her book tour to hear her speak so found myself some time to sit down and get … Continue reading The Good People – Hannah Kent
This is a book I picked up purely by chance after seeing it recommended by staff at a bookstore. I have never heard of it before or seen it pop up on bookstagram. The premise of this book (seriously, the name is too long to repeat) is what drew me in, particularly after reading Life … Continue reading The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August – Claire North