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Aussie Book Review: From India With Love by Latika Bourke

  From India With Love by Latika Bourke Paperback Review copy provided by publisher Allen & Unwin, April 2015 Synopsis- Latika Bourke was adopted from India, aged eight months. Growing up in Bathurst, New South Wales she felt a deep connection to her Australian home and her Australian family. It wasn't until she heard her… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: From India With Love by Latika Bourke

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Book Review: The Umbrian Supper Club by Marlena de Blasi

  The Umbrian Supper Club by Marlena de Blasi Paperback Review copy provided by publisher Allen & Unwin, March 2015  Synopsis- 'The only sauce is olive oil - green as sun-struck jade - splashed in small lustrous puddles, through which one skates the flesh, the fat, the bones, the potatoes, the bread. In the last,… Continue reading Book Review: The Umbrian Supper Club by Marlena de Blasi

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Book Review: Paris Letters by Janice Macleod

Paris Letters by Janice Macleod Paperback Review copy provided by publisher Pan Macmillan, March 2014  Synopsis- “How much money does it take to change your life?” Unfulfilled at her job and unsuccessful in the dating department, Janice MacLeod doodled this question at her desk. Then she decided to make it a challenge. Over the next… Continue reading Book Review: Paris Letters by Janice Macleod

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Aussie Book Review: Tsunami and the Single Girl by Krissy Nicholson

 Tsunami and the Single Girl by Krissy Nicholson Paperback Review copy provided by publisher Allen & Unwin, August 2013  Synopsis- Set in humanitarian disaster zones around the world, Tsunami and the Single Girl is the story of Krissy Nicholson's journey to become an aid worker and her (seemingly) never-ending search to find a soul mate.… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Tsunami and the Single Girl by Krissy Nicholson

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Book Review: A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle

 A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle Paperback TBR pile Penguin 2008, (originally published 1989)  Synopsis- Who hasn't dreamed, on a mundane Monday or frowzy Friday, of chucking it all in and packing off to the south of France? Provençal cookbooks and guidebooks entice with provocatively fresh salads and azure skies, but is it really… Continue reading Book Review: A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle

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Aussie Book Review: Life Without Limits by Nick Vujicic

 Nick Vujicic- Life Without Limits: How to live a ridiculously good life  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy  Publisher- Allen & Unwin  Publication date- republished August 2012  Synopsis- Life Without Limits is the story of gutsy Nick Vujicic, an amazing 28-year-old Aussie born without arms or legs who is now an internationally successful inspirational speaker. Packed full of wisdom, testimonials… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Life Without Limits by Nick Vujicic

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Aussie Book Review: Band-Aid for a Broken Leg by Damien Brown

 Damien Brown- Band-Aid for a Broken Leg  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy  Publisher- Allen & Unwin  Publication date- 1st July 2012  Synopsis- Damien Brown, a young Australian doctor, thinks he's ready when he arrives for his first posting with Medecins Sans Frontieres in Africa. But the town he's sent to is an isolated outpost of… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Band-Aid for a Broken Leg by Damien Brown

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Aussie Book Review: Henna for the Broken-Hearted by Sharell Cook

 Sharell Cook- Henna for the Broken-Hearted  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy/ Pan Macmillan Australia  Synopsis: How far would you go to change your life? Sharell Cook is 30 years old and living a privileged life in Melbourne's wealthy suburbs. She has it all: the childhood-sweetheart husband, the high-powered job and plenty of cash to splash.And… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Henna for the Broken-Hearted by Sharell Cook

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Aussie Book Review: Naked in Public by Bella Vendramini

 Bella Vendramini- Naked in Public (memoir)  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy/ Hachette Australia  Synopsis: Bella Vendramini knows that any good adventure starts with running away from home, but packing twenty or so cities into just over a year probably went a wee bit overboard. Add in a life-changing romance (or two), acting in New York,… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Naked in Public by Bella Vendramini

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Aussie Book Review: Biting the Big Apple by Bella Vendramini

 Bella Vendramini- Biting the Big Apple (memoir) Format- Paperback Source- Review copy/ Hachette Australia Synopsis: (From Goodreads) Bella knew there must be more than casual jobs and sitting at home, dreaming about the bright lights. An actor by trade, she bought a one-way ticket to the Big Apple and enrolled against all odds in the… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Biting the Big Apple by Bella Vendramini