Book releases that have caught my eye – February 2015

A Murder of Magpies by Judith Flanders

Here are just a few of the titles being released in February 2015, or very late January, in Australia that have caught my eye. If these titles are being published elsewhere at a later date, I’ve provided links to that information. Maxwell is living his worst nightmare when he begins to question whether his fiancee Imogen is his […]

Book releases that have caught my eye – January 2015

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Here are just a few of the titles being released in January 2015 in Australia that have caught my eye. If these titles are being published elsewhere at a later date, I’ve provided links to that information. YOU DON’T KNOW HER. BUT SHE KNOWS YOU. Rear Window meets Gone Girl, in this exceptional and startling psychological thriller. Rachel catches […]

The Axani travel auction, a case of life imitating art

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Have you heard about Jordan Axani, the guy from Toronto who recently advertised for a person with the same name as his ex-girlfriend to go travelling with him on non-refundable airline tickets? Here’s one of the many recent news articles: ‘Jordan Axani finds an Elizabeth Gallagher for free trip around the world‘ There are certainly people questioning […]

Gifts ideas for booklovers

A Christmas Carol

I believe there is no better gift than one that inspires or nurtures a love of reading/writing. With that in mind, here are some ideas to help you when preparing your Christmas shopping lists, starting with books and then moving on to bookish pursuits. For the fiction lover Must read titles for lovers of Aussie fiction […]

Ned Kelly Awards 2014 – The Shortlist

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The Ned Kelly Awards are Australia’s oldest and most prestigious prizes honouring our crime fiction and true crime writing. Now run by the Australian Crime Writers Association, the categories are Best Fiction, Best First Fiction, True Crime and the Sandra Harvey Short Story Award. The winners of the 2014 Ned Kelly Award winners will be […]