Book reviews

Aussie Book Review: The Horseman by Charlotte Nash

The Horseman by Charlotte Nash Paperback Review copy provided by publisher Hachette, July 2016 Synopsis- Craig Munroe is the kind of man legends are written about. Escape to the high country in this passionate love story of a young doctor and a legendary horseman whose lives become inextricably linked, by the bestselling author of RYDERS… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: The Horseman by Charlotte Nash

AU Book Reviews, AWW2015, Book reviews

Aussie Book Review: Storm Clouds by Bronwyn Parry

  Storm Clouds by Bronwyn Parry Paperback Review copy provided by publisher Hachette, January 2015  Synopsis- National Parks ranger Erin Taylor loves her job, is falling for her colleague, Simon, and is finally leaving her past behind . . . Until a woman is murdered. But the victim is not just any woman – she’s… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Storm Clouds by Bronwyn Parry

AU Book Reviews, AWW2013, Book reviews

Aussie Book Review: Catch of the Day by Carla Caruso

 Catch of the Day by Carla Caruso Paperback Review copy provided by publisher Destiny Romance (Penguin), November 2013 (printed edition)  Synopsis- After a regrettable incident at the office Christmas party, up-and-coming fashion editor, Winnie Cherry, is banished to coastal South Australia to set up a beach lifestyle magazine – 300km from nowhere. Her friends joke… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Catch of the Day by Carla Caruso

AU Book Reviews, Aussie Author Challenge 2012, AWW2012, Book reviews

Aussie Book Review: Zoe’s Muster by Barbara Hannay #aww2012

 Barbara Hannay- Zoe's Muster  Format- ebook  Source- Review copy/ netgalley  Publisher- Penguin AU  Publication date- 25th July 2012  Synopsis- Three women ... two families ... one secret ... When Zoe, restless black sheep of the Porter family, discovers that her biological father is a North Queensland cattleman, Peter Fairburn, her deep desire to meet him takes… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Zoe’s Muster by Barbara Hannay #aww2012

Challenges, General chit chat

New Year Reading Resolution 2011

I vow to challenge my reading repertoire in the year 2011 by choosing books by new authors, classics I’ve always wanted to read, literary award winners or those short listed and new genres! As my day job tends to be mentally and emotionally draining, I do tend to drift towards novels considered light reading- lots… Continue reading New Year Reading Resolution 2011

Book reviews

Book Review- A Taste For It

Monica McInerney- A Taste For It (2006) Maura Carmody is a headstrong, talented chef who runs a charming little restaurant and winery with her brother in Adelaide’s Lorikeet Hill. When the opportunity arises for Maura to travel to Ireland for four weeks promoting Australian wines and food, Maura takes on the challenge with a newfound… Continue reading Book Review- A Taste For It

Book reviews

Book Review- Somebody’s Crying

Maureen McCarthy- Somebodys Crying (2008) The backdrop for the story is essentially a murder mystery but what unravels is a complex intertwining of three distinctive characters. Tom an amateur photographer, his former best friend Jonty newly released from lock up and now working as a cook and Alice the young woman who searches for an… Continue reading Book Review- Somebody’s Crying

General chit chat

The Australian Bookshelf

Welcome to the Australian Bookshelf! This is a blog written by an Australian, for other booklovers in Australia and worldwide. You can expect to read honest book reviews and find up to date information on the book industry as I become aware of it. If you would like to know more about me, please see… Continue reading The Australian Bookshelf