REVIEW: The Bench by Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex & illustrated by Christian Robinson

Published: 18th June 2021 Publisher: Puffin (imprint of Penguin Random House) Pages: 40 Format: Hardback Picture book (courtesy of Penguin Random House) RRP: $24.99 3.5/5 Stars This is your benchWhere you'll witness great joy.From here you will restSee the growth of our boy. In The Bench, Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, touchingly captures the evolving and … Continue reading REVIEW: The Bench by Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex & illustrated by Christian Robinson

REVIEW: Collecting Sunshine by Rachel Flynn and Tamsin Ainslie

Published: 3rd September 2018 Publisher: Puffin Books Pages: 32 Format: Hardback picture book courtesy of the publisher RRP: $24.99 4/5 Stars A perfect picture book to share that celebrates the joy of imagination and the wonders of the natural world. Mabel and Robert love to collect things on their walks – leaves and stones and … Continue reading REVIEW: Collecting Sunshine by Rachel Flynn and Tamsin Ainslie

REVIEW: Harley & Rose by Carmen Jenner

Published: 29th September 2016 Publisher: Self-Published Pages:422 Format: Signed Paperback (purchased from author at FYM 2017) RRP: $0.99 (Amazon AUS) | Paperback via Amazon $29.36 4.5/5 Stars  Ever since she was a little girl, thirty-year-old Rose dreamed of the day Harley would carry her across the threshold on their honeymoon. So what if this isn’t … Continue reading REVIEW: Harley & Rose by Carmen Jenner

REVIEW: Girl On Wire by Lucy Estela & Elise Hurst

Published:2nd July 2018 Publisher: Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House Pages: 32 Format: Hardback picture book (received from the publisher for review) RRP: $24.99 4.5/5 Stars A poignantly beautiful story from the CBCA Shortlisted author of Suri’s Wall, Lucy Estela, and Prime Minister’s Literary Award shortlisted illustrator of Adelaide’s Secret World, Elise Hurst. … Continue reading REVIEW: Girl On Wire by Lucy Estela & Elise Hurst

REVIEW: My Brother Tom by Michelle Worthington and Illustrated Ann-Marie Finn

Published: 1st March 2017 Publisher: Wombat Books Pages: 32 Format: Soft-cover Picture book (Purchased) RRP: $14.99 5/5 Stars My Brother Tom is a story for older siblings of premature babies, to help them make sense of what is happening at a difficult time. Royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to Life's … Continue reading REVIEW: My Brother Tom by Michelle Worthington and Illustrated Ann-Marie Finn

REVIEW: Letters To The Lost by Brigid Kemmerer

Published: 6th April 2017 Publisher: Bloomsbury Pages: 393 Format: Paperback RRP: $16.99 4/5 Stars Juliet Young has always written letters to her mother, a world-traveling photojournalist. Even after her mother’s death, she leaves letters at her grave. It’s the only way Juliet can cope. Declan Murphy isn’t the sort of guy you want to cross. … Continue reading REVIEW: Letters To The Lost by Brigid Kemmerer

COVER REVEAL: Beneath The Parisian Skies by Alli Sinclair

Beneath The Parisian Skies by Alli Sinclair RELEASE: July, 2017 Harlequin MIRA     A sweeping saga about love, truth, grief and passion--and what it takes to fulfil a dream.   Paris, 1917 Ballerina Viktoriya Budian narrowly escapes Russia with her life. She arrives in Paris, determined to start fresh with the famed Ballets Russes but her … Continue reading COVER REVEAL: Beneath The Parisian Skies by Alli Sinclair

REVIEW: A Soldier, a Dog and a Boy by Libby Hathorn & Illustrated by Phil Lesnie

Published: 22nd March 2016 Publisher: Lothian Children's Book, Imprint of Hachette Australia Pages: 32 Format: Hardback Picture Book - Purchased & Signed by Author RRP: $24.95 5/5 Stars A young soldier far away from home, a boy orphaned by war, and the stray dog that brings them together. A powerful story of the Somme from … Continue reading REVIEW: A Soldier, a Dog and a Boy by Libby Hathorn & Illustrated by Phil Lesnie

REVIEW: Dear Stranger by Elise K. Ackles

Published: January 1st, 2014 Publisher: Escape Publishing Pages: 21 pages (Novella) Format: Ebook courtesy of Escape Publishing and Netgalley. RRP: $1.19 4/5stars A beautiful love letter to the most troublesome of holidays... Soft-hearted Reese Ahearn is single for Valentine’s Day. Again. But that’s not going to stop her from spreading the holiday’s sentiment on the … Continue reading REVIEW: Dear Stranger by Elise K. Ackles