BLOGMAS 2021 | Festive Readathon & Historical Romance Readathon TBRs

This week I am participating in both @Stephloves TheFestive Readathon and @Laceybooklovers, @PeaceloveBooksxo and @Remarkablylisa's Historical Romance Readathon: The Holiday Edition. Normally, I would aim to complete the entire board, because I'm a bit extra like that, but as both readathons are running at exactly the same time, I'm aiming for at least one completed … Continue reading BLOGMAS 2021 | Festive Readathon & Historical Romance Readathon TBRs

BLOGMAS Day 10: Summer/Winter Festive Book Recommendations

Welcome to day 10 of BLOGMAS 2020. Today I'm recommending some of my favourite festive/Christmas seasonal books. Christmas is generally associated with winter, ugly sweaters, toasty fires and snow, but here in Australia it falls smack dab in the middle of our summer, so Christmas for us is all about the pool, seafood and air-con. … Continue reading BLOGMAS Day 10: Summer/Winter Festive Book Recommendations

REVIEW: Excuse Me, Santa by Dave Hughes & Holly Ife; Illustrated by Phillip Bunting

Published: 1st October 2018 Publisher: Scholastic Australia Pages: 32 Format: Hardback Picture Book RRP: $17.99 4/5 Stars  Martha May has marvellous manners, especially at CHRISTMAS. She writes very neat cards and gives very thoughtful gifts... and she NEVER forgets to leave yummy snacks for SANTA CLAUS and his reindeer! But what will happen when Martha … Continue reading REVIEW: Excuse Me, Santa by Dave Hughes & Holly Ife; Illustrated by Phillip Bunting

Kell’s Bookmark Clique Christmas Long Lunch 2018

This past Sunday, I was fortunate enough to attend the annual Kell's Bookmark Clique Christmas themed long lunch/party alongside 32 avid romance readers and authors from all over the country; some of whom made the trek from as far as Queensland and Canberra for the fabulous event. This year, the lunch was held at  Casa Ristorante, … Continue reading Kell’s Bookmark Clique Christmas Long Lunch 2018