Weekly Meme hosted by Jill @ Breaking The Spine Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming releases that we are excited for. Another book Penguin Books Australia teen showcase introduced to me and I can not wait to get my hands. As someone familiar with … Continue reading Waiting On Wednesday: Stone Girl by Eleni Hale
Published: 29th August 2016 Publisher: Penguin Viking Pages: 32 Format: Hardback, picture books courtesy of the publisher RRP: $24.99 5/5 Stars From Ross Watkins, the illustrator of The Boy Who Grew Into a Tree, and Liz Anelli, comes this moving picture book about family, the failings of memory and the strength of love. Told in … Continue reading REVIEW: One Photo by Ross Watkins and illustrated by Liz Anelli
Today I'm flying to Melbourne to the Romance Writer's of Australia 'Get Fresh' Conference for 2015. Across the next four days I'll be attending an all day workshop on Deep Editing with Margie Lawson, a cocktail party, an awards dinner, an epic book signing event, and two FULL days of back to back conference sessions … Continue reading Romance Writers of Australia ‘Get Fresh’ Conference 2015
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”
Published: March 26, 2014 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Format: Ebook (Thanks to Netgallet & Penguin Books Australia) Pages: 40 Pages RRP: $1.99 4/5 Stars A moving story from bestselling rural romance author of The Outback Heart, Fiona Palmer. Mothers' Day has always been a special day for Sandi, because her beloved kids spoil her rotten. … Continue reading REVIEW: Empty Nest By Fiona Palmer
Published: March 1, 2014 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Format: Ebook (Courtesy of the Publisher and Netgalley) Pages: 270 RRP: $29.99 (Paperback) From the bestselling author of The Mistake comes a hauntingly powerful story about families and secrets and the dark shadows cast by the past. Curl Curl, Sydney, January 1978. Angie's a looker. Or she's … Continue reading REVIEW: The Lost Girls by Wendy James
Published: 24th April 2013 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 288 pages Format: Ebook (Thanks to Penguin and NetGalley) RRP: $29.99 Paperback $9.99 Ebook 5/5 Stars It's Christmas morning on the edge of the rugged Mortimer Ranges. Sarah Barnard saddles Tansy, her black mare. She is heading for the bush, escaping the reality of her broken … Continue reading REVIEW: Dark Horse by Honey Brown
A huge thank you goes out to everyone who read my recent posts and entered my Fiona McIntosh giveaway. Many of you named books I had neither read nor heard off, and subsequently my reading pile has grown bigger 🙂 As promised, the two winners from this giveaway are receiving a copy of Fiona McIntosh's … Continue reading Fiona McIntosh Giveaway Winners!
Penguin Books Australia have teamed up with the McGrath Foundation and turned a selected range of the much loved Penguin Classics Pink for a limited time only. In total there are twelve (12) titles gone pink for the promotion, with $1 from the sale of these books going to the McGrath foundation. The popular twelve … Continue reading Book News: Penguin classics go Pink!