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 […]

Book releases that have caught my eye – November 2014


Whether it’s a new book from authors we love, or an intriguing premise that could be worth taking a chance on, here are a few of the titles being released in November 2014 in Australia that have caught my eye. Where these titles are being published elsewhere at a later date, I’ve provided links to that information. […]

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 […]

First edition of my weekly newsletter will go live tonight

Booklover Book Reviews

My first weekly newsletter ‘Booklover Book Reviews & Bites – Issue 1′ will be sent out this evening. For existing email subscribers, this once a week delivery to your inbox will replace the emails you were receiving each time I published content. In addition to a recap of all the content published on Booklover Book […]

Aussie Author Challenge Spotlight – August 2014

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An additional 27 book reviews have been published as part of the Aussie Author Challenge since our May Spotlight. Many participants are nearing completion of their selected challenge level, and some, like Shelleyrae have already reached it. The mystery/thriller genre was popular as always, with Bruce McCabe’s debut Skinjob provoking conversation at Devoted Eclectic and Book’d Out. Deb @ Debbish discussed […]