Before we look at Ten Books Every Feisty Female Should Read, I think it’s worth taking a moment to consider the word ‘feisty’. Personally, I have always taken the descriptor ‘feisty’ as a compliment, and so have been quite perturbed hearing it used in a disparaging context more and more lately. As a late 70s baby and young […]
Looking for something different to do this Friday night? Why not attend a local author’s book launch. We spoke to Brisbane author Patrick Holland about his latest novel One, ‘a work of the imagination based on real events’… real events that occurred in Western Queensland where the author spent his formative years.
Years ago, like many readers out there, I had assumed audiobooks weren’t for me. But one day I decided to try one (it couldn’t be easier with Audible’s ‘First Title Free’ 30 Day Trial Program) and I was hooked. At that time they made my long daily commute infinitely more interesting, and now that I […]
A couple of big name authors releasing new books in April including the likes of Joanne Harris and Chris Cleave, plus several debut titles getting lots of pre-release buzz spanning the literary, historical fiction and science-fiction genres. As always there is no shortage of great books to choose from, but sadly never enough time in […]
I love browsing the upcoming book releases, and this month it has been particularly difficult to not go too crazy adding to my reading wishlist. There is certainly no shortage of great books to read, with lots of buzz around a few enticing historical fiction novels, some quirky literary debuts and a couple of unusual sounding thrillers. Here […]
Here is a little quiz I’ve put together to test your ‘booklover’ status. Literary quotes and the books they come from – how many can you match? Images courtesy of Master Isolated Images at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Lots of great book releases to look forward to in 2016 – intriguing debuts, follow-ups from the breakout authors of 2015 and new titles from long time favourites. But rather than overwhelming our reading wish lists too soon, let’s just consider what is in store for us in January and February 2016. Here are 10 book releases […]
Whether you plan to buy a title for a loved one this Christmas (books make the best presents!) or are just wanting to stock up on titles on your own wish list before the holiday season, you need to be aware of the Christmas posting dates for your favourite book retailers, they are fast approaching!