Children’s Round-up: September 2018

Children’s Round-up: September 2018

Welcome to the Children’s Round-Up for September, 2018. With spring finally here – and school holidays just around the corner – it’s the perfect time to encourage younger readers out into the fresh air with a book tucked under their arm. I know I’ll be...
Sunday Spotlight with Sally Piper

Sunday Spotlight with Sally Piper

Welcome to Sunday Spotlight. Our guest today is Sally Piper, author of the recently released The Geography of Friendship, published by UQP. What is it about women’s friendship that inspired you to write a novel about it? I was interested in looking at female...
August 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

August 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

August has been and gone, and the literary awards are starting to quieten down a bit, though of course the biggie  – the Miles Franklin Literary Award – was announced this month. The short lists for the Queensland Literary Awards were also announced. More...
July-August Round Up Non-Fiction (General)

July-August Round Up Non-Fiction (General)

Welcome to our latest General Non-Fiction round-up. For all our History, Memoir, Biography (HMB) reviews check out Janine’s post later on in the month. But for now let’s explore the latest non-fiction reviews and news for true crime, politics, gardening,...
Sunday Spotlight with Pip Drysdale

Sunday Spotlight with Pip Drysdale

Welcome to Sunday Spotlight. Today our guest is Pip Drysdale, a debut author from Perth whose psychological thriller, The Sunday Girl, was released on the 1st September. When did you start writing and what was the catalyst? I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t a...
Diversity Roundup: July – August 2018

Diversity Roundup: July – August 2018

It’s September already! Soon there’ll be baubles in the shops and Christmas wish lists crammed with books … apologies to all those out there who are as horrified by the closeness of the ‘C’ word and/or the pace of this year as I am. Though I meant the bit about the...
Historical Fiction Round Up: Issue 7 – 2018

Historical Fiction Round Up: Issue 7 – 2018

Winter seems to be hanging around this year and I am still finding myself hunkering down out of the wind in the corner of my lounge room, escaping to places not only far and wide, but set long ago. Since our last round up, historical fiction has received 39 reviews on...
Sunday Spotlight with Melissa Fagan

Sunday Spotlight with Melissa Fagan

Welcome to Sunday Spotlight. Today our guest is Melissa Fagan, author of What Will Be Worn, releasing on the 1st September through Transit Lounge. What provided the inspirational starting point for What Will Be Worn? The realisation on the night of my grandmother’s...