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 […]
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 […]
An intergalactic odyssey of love, ambition, and self-discovery Spaceman of Bohemia Synopsis : Orphaned as a boy, raised in the Czech countryside by his doting grandparents, Jakub Procházka has risen from small-time scientist to become the country’s first astronaut. When a dangerous solo mission to Venus offers him both the chance at heroism he’s dreamt of, and […]
Perhaps I was expecting too much from a title that started life as a short story published on Twitter. Slade House Synopsis : Turn down Slade Alley – narrow, dank and easy to miss, even when you’re looking for it. Find the small black iron door set into the right-hand wall. No handle, no keyhole, but at your […]
We seem to have an inadvertent ‘fiction based on facts’ theme going on this week. The Unfortunate Victim by Greg Pyers [ Amazon | Book Depository ] This historical detective novel from Greg Pyers based on a true story, is one of the 2017 releases by Aussie Authors I’ve been particularly looking forward. Recent release, review copy from Scribe Publications.
Winter Traffic Synopsis : Sutton doesn’t like the three a.m. phone calls. He should change his number—that way Rawson wouldn’t have it. Sutton’s best mate is a hero cop, but strife flows through him like a highway. He was supposed to die young. Maybe Millar will do it for him: she’s the hot young detective from Internal […]
The Animators Synopsis : In the male-dominated field of animation, Mel Vaught and Sharon Kisses are a dynamic duo, the friction of their differences driving them: Sharon, quietly ambitious but self-doubting; Mel, brash and unapologetic, always the life of the party. Best friends and artistic partners since the first week of college, where they bonded over their […]
Today we welcome Cassandra Austin to Booklover Book Reviews to share the inspiration behind her debut novel All Fall Down. And, thanks to Penguin Random House Australia, we have a paperback copy to giveaway. — I blame the existence of my novel All Fall Down on Mr. Causabon. Remember Mr. Causabon? Dorothea’s unbearably dry and pedantic husband in […]
Today we welcome Kirk Kjeldsen to Booklover Book Reviews to share with us how he came to write his latest book Land of Hidden Fires. And, thanks to Grenzland Press, we have a paperback copy to giveaway. — I first heard about my great-grandfather Agnar Kjeldsen’s younger brother Anfinn while visiting family in Norway in […]