Author Interviews, AWW2013

Q&A with Australian Author Fleur McDonald

I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Australian rural novelist, Fleur McDonald who has dropped by to chat about her latest release with Allen & Unwin, Silver Clouds. Welcome Fleur! How would you describe Silver Clouds in five words? Five words? Eek, that’s a bit of an ask! How about: ‘Overcoming previous mistakes to make good?’ That’s six! Do you… Continue reading Q&A with Australian Author Fleur McDonald

Author Interviews, AWW2013

Q&A with Australian author, Dawn Barker

I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Australian novelist, Dawn Barker who has dropped by to chat about her debut novel published with Hachette, Fractured. Dawn, how would you describe Fractured in five words? Exploration of family psychiatric tragedy. Fractured tells the story of a new mother experiencing a very serious but rare mental illness, postnatal… Continue reading Q&A with Australian author, Dawn Barker

Author Interviews, AWW2013

Q&A with Australian author, Kate Forsyth

I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Australian novelist, Kate Forsyth who has dropped by to chat about her latest release with Random House, The Wild Girl. Welcome Kate. How would you describe The Wild Girl in five words? Dramatic, romantic, heart-breaking, compelling, unexpected. What inspired you to write a story about the Grimm brothers? I… Continue reading Q&A with Australian author, Kate Forsyth

Book reviews

Book Review: The Best Man by Kristan Higgins

The Best Man by Kristan Higgins Paperback Review copy provided by publisher/ DMCPR Media Harelquin Mira, March 2013 Synopsis- Faith Holland left her hometown after being jilted at the altar. Now a little older and wiser, she's ready to return to the Blue Heron Winery, her family's vineyard, to confront the ghosts of her past,… Continue reading Book Review: The Best Man by Kristan Higgins

Author Interviews, AWW2013

Q&A with Australian author, Kate Constable

I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Australian novelist, Kate Constable about her latest young adult novel, New Guinea Moon. Kate Constable was born in Sangringham, Melborne (Victoria, Australia). When she was six-years-old, her family moved to Papua New Guinea where her father worked as a pilot. Welcome Kate!  How would you describe New Guinea Moon… Continue reading Q&A with Australian author, Kate Constable

Book reviews

Stacking the Shelves #34

Stacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga @ Tynga’s Reviews. For Stacking the Shelves, I take the opportunity to share what books I've bought, won or received for review. Click on the book cover to go to Goodreads and find out more information. The week gone... Plenty more rain here in Sydney, which has… Continue reading Stacking the Shelves #34