Published: 1st February 2016 Publisher: Random House Australia Pages: 390 Format: Paperback (purchased) RRP: $32.99 5/5 Star An adrenaline-pumping suspense novel from the author of Beyond Fear. What do you do when your nightmares are real – and no one believes you? Carly Townsend is starting over after a decade of tragedy and pain. In … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Darkest Place’ by Jaye Ford
A couple of weeks ago I was fortunate enough to host a book event at work with Adam Macdougall, a former Newcastle Knights Player and a health and fitness guru. Of course, being that the only sport I follow is Netball and Ice Hockey, and I've only ever been to one football game in my … Continue reading Author Event: Adam Macdougall and his book “The Man Plan”
Come and support Alex McKinnon when he visits Big W Charlestown this coming Saturday (25th July) at 12pm to promote the release of his biography 'Unbroken'. So come in store and say Hello to Alex and grab a copy of his book. Alex is not signing but will be available to talk to his fans … Continue reading AUTHOR EVENT: Alex Mckinnon
It's taken me a while, but I've finally calmed down. About 15 mins ago I opened my email account and was casually reading through them as you do only to discover that one of my favourite Aussie Authors is coming to one of my local libraries! I'm so damn excited! Perhaps too excited if my … Continue reading Author Events That Make Me Squeal!
Published: 2014 Publisher: Lake Press Pages: 32 Format: Hardcover RRP: $14.99 3/5 Stars Have You Been Good? Are you ready to go to sleep? Then Santa is coming to town! Read about what happens to Santa when he visits Newcastle. This book has been THE Christmas book to get this year. Which if I'm … Continue reading REVIEW & GIVEAWAY: Santa Comes To Newcastle By Steve Smallman & Robert Dunn
Brought to you (and me) by Magan & Estelle @ Rather Be Reading Oh Man! I knew last month was going to be an expensive one when I saw just how many new releases were coming out, even more so because A LOT of my favourite authors had new books being released at the same … Continue reading Sunday ‘Shelve It’!
You read that right,following the success of last year's fantastic Newcastle Writer's Festival, the festival is back again for another year bigger and brighter than ever before. Tonight marked the official opening on the adult's festival (the kids program has been running all week and we learnt tonight that over 2000 kids attended!) with the … Continue reading Newcastle Writer’s Festival 2014!
If your are anything like me, you'd jump at the chance to go and hear authors talk about their work and craft. And what better place to do this than at Writer's Festivals! I recently stumbled across a list of writer's festivals being held all around the country and thought I better share it with … Continue reading Aussie Writer’s Festivals 2014
After a somewhat long week, I am so happy that it is finally Friday and my working week is over. Not just because it means I get two days off work (and let's face it who doesn't like that!) but because for the first time ever, Newcastle are hosting their first ever Writer's Festival this … Continue reading Thank God It’s Friday! + Newcastle Writer’s Festival