Booklover Mailbox – Winton, Holland and Reilly

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Three books arrived during the past few weeks. This week Penguin are releasing four more titles in their beautiful Penguin Australian Classics series – Cloudstreet by Tim Winton, A Fortunate Life by A B Facey, The Bodysurfers by Robert Drewe and The Tall Man by Chloe Hooper. Penguin kindly sent me a copy of this hardback edition of […]

Booklover Mailbox – Alexander, Brennan and Facey

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Three books arrived during the past few weeks. I’ll be reviewing Piers Alexander’s debut novel The Bitter Trade in November as part of its virtual book tour. An historical adventure thriller described as “dazzling and playful” with an ambitious and cheeky lead character called Calumny Spinks, I’m really looking forward to diving into this. Apparently the author […]

Booklover Mailbox – Rader-Day, Verant and L’Heureux

The Black Hour by Lori RaderDay

Three books arrived this last fortnight. After including Lori Rader-Day’s psychological thriller The Black Hour in my Daily Book Wishlist feature, the author kindly sent me a copy for review. Described as “an exceptional debut…. an irresistible combination of menace, betrayal, and self-discovery” by Publishers Weekly, I’m looking forward to reading this. BUY THIS BOOK: Book […]

Booklover Mailbox – Mitchell, Simsion, Henshaw, Pajer, Tierney

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

Five wonderful books came into my home during the last week: My pre-ordered copy of THE BONE CLOCKS, the much anticipated new release from David Mitchell arrived. It is big – will do great things for the arm muscles. It is beautiful – despite breaking every rule in the book regarding cover-art like only a title from Mitchell would be allowed […]