Wanderlust on the Web and Finding a Way Home Momo Freaks Out Synopsis : A long time ago, way before Facebook and Instagram, and when no one had even considered Snapchat, there were blogs. One day, bored at work, Momo, a typical twenty-something, discovered this curious new underworld of secret diaries. Soon she’s living her life online, […]
The 2 million-copy best-selling modern fable from Korea that won hearts around the world. The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly Synopsis : This is the story of a hen named Sprout. No longer content to lay eggs on command only to have them carted off to the market, she glimpses her future every morning through the barn […]
Two very different titles – a crime thriller in translation and an audiobook which sounds like lots of fun. Fatal Crossing by Lone Theils [ Book Depository | Bookworld(Aus) ] A Danish crime debut which has already sold more than 10,000 copies and featured prominently in the Danish bestseller charts.
‘Keeping her secret may save her family. But telling it may save her life.’ The Hidden Hours Synopsis : Arabella Lane, senior executive at a children’s publisher, is found dead in the Thames on a frosty winter’s morning after the office Christmas party. No one is sure whether she jumped or was pushed. The one person who may […]
Today we welcome Robert Wainwright to Booklover Book Reviews to share with us the writing journey that led to his latest book, Miss Muriel Matters: The Australian actress who became one of London’s most famous suffragists. And, thanks to Harper Collins Australia – ABC Books, we have a paperback copy to giveaway. — I have been […]
The much anticipated sequel to The Bitter Trade. Scatterwood Synopsis : SEVEN YEARS’ SERVITUDE. SEVEN DAYS TO SAVE HIS FAMILY Jamaica, March 1692. Calumny Spinks is forced to spy for the Crown and help prevent an invasion of England. He’s sent to the Caribbean to pose as an indentured servant, but his best friend Ty brands him […]
Three months into 2017, I just wanted to take a moment to reflect on the 8 great titles I’ve read for the Aussie Author Challenge 2017 so far.
From the Wreck Synopsis : From the Wreck tells the remarkable story of George Hills, who survived the sinking of the steamship Admella off the South Australian coast in 1859. Haunted by his memories and the disappearance of a fellow survivor, George’s fractured life is intertwined with that of a woman from another dimension, seeking refuge on Earth. This […]
Land of Hidden Fires Synopsis : Occupied Norway, 1943. After seeing an allied plane go down over the mountains, headstrong fifteen year-old Kari DahlstrOm sets out to locate the wreck. She soon finds the cocky American pilot Lance Mahurin and offers to take him to Sweden, pretending she’s a member of the resistance. While her widower father Erling […]
Only two titles this fortnight, one a much anticipated sequel and the other a lovely surprise. Scatterwood by Piers Alexander [ Amazon ] It was hard not to be swept up by Piers Alexander’s debut novel, The Bitter Trade, a rollicking good yarn fueled by mystery and deception at every turn — top quality historical adventure fiction. So I have been looking forward to […]