Book Club: In The Heart of the Sea

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in the heart of the sea

Author: Nathaniel Philbrick ISBN: 978-0-00-812683-4 RRP: $22.99 I feel like I should start this with some background. I had read a little about the book but wasn’t really familiar with what I was getting myself into. What I did read was enough to intrigue me, but not prepare me. In The Heart of the Sea […]

Book Club: Tallowood Bound

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tallowood bound

Author: Karly Lane ISBN: 978-1-74331-727-3 RRP: $29.99 Stunning storytelling by the terrifically talented Karly Lane in this fabulous new read that brings together a little bit of everything for a book that is very hard to put down, my case of one-more-chapteritis last night lead me all the way to the final page. Tallowood Bound […]

Book Club: The Saddler Boys

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the saddler boys

Author: Fiona Palmer ISBN: 978-0-14-379979-5 RRP: $32.99 The Saddler Boys is another touching small town story that demonstrates Fiona Palmer’s connection with the land and the small town she lives in. I haven’t read nearly as many of her books as I would like but I have loved every one I have read and they […]

Book Club: Cherry Season

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cherry season

Author: Trish Morey ISBN: 9781743534342 RRP: $29.99 Cherry Season is my second Trish Morey read and it was just divine. Set in the picturesque Adelaide Hills that I call home it was familiar and comfortable with surroundings that dragged me in from the very beginning. Dan Faraday is a grumpy orchardist holding out for a […]

Book Club: The Enchanted Island

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the enchanted island

Author: Ellie O’Neill ISBN: 9781925030013 RRP: $29.99 Ellie O’Neill is back with her second modern Irish folktale and I loved it. Maeve O’Brien is an apprentice lawyer in the independent Dublin legal firm Holmes and Friedman, she is 27 and quite the modern lass. Maeve is technologically obsessed and just as obsessed with appearances. Life […]

Book Club: Buying Thyme

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buying thyme

Author: T.J. Hamilton ISBN: 9781743693858 RRP: $24.99 Buying Thyme is written by former police officer T.J. Hamilton, her fictional works draw on the experiences she had working the streets of Sydney; not the way her characters work those streets though. In her debut with Harlequin Mira we meet Miranda, a high class escort working for […]

Book Club: The Landing

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the landing

Author: Susan Johnson ISBN: 978-1-70611-393-3 RRP: $29.99 The Landing is the latest release for Susan Johnson and the first of hers I have read. It is set in a small lakeside town in Queensland, The Landing, where our hero has a holiday home. Jonathan Lott is one of our leads, he is in his mid-fifties […]

Book Club: An Ember In The Ashes

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an ember in the ashes

Author: Sabaa Tahir ISBN: 978-0-00-759327-9 RRP: $27.99 An Ember In The Ashes is a fantastic debut by Sabaa Tahir, one that has caught the attention of Paramount Pictures and is already optioned. It is brave, it is bold and it is not for the faint-hearted. This book is something very different for our book club, […]

Extract: In the Quiet – Eliza Henry Jones

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in the quiet

Recently I read and loved In The Quiet, which is one of our Book Club titles. Thanks to Harper Collins we are able to bring you an extract from the book, a little taste to whet your appetites of the engaging debut of young Aussie author Eliza Henry Jones. We will be featuring an interview […]

Book Club: In The Quiet

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in the quiet

Author: Eliza Henry Jones ISBN: 978-1-4607-5036-0 RRP: $29.99 In The Quiet is a touching debut by young Australian author Eliza Henry Jones. It is original, engaging and emotional, and told from a unique perspective. The story is told by Cate Carlton, a recently deceased wife and mother of three who has been able to remain […]