Book Review – THE TRIVIA MAN by Deborah O’Brien

The Trivia Man by Deborah O'Brien

The Trivia Man Synopsis : From the author of Mr Chen’s Emporium comes a quirky and heartwarming tale about finding your true place in the world, set against the backdrop of a weekly trivia competition. ‘Trivia is a serious business, not a social occasion’ Kevin Dwyer, the ‘trivia man’ Dubbed ‘brainbox’ by his peers and ‘weirdo’ by […]

Book Review – MODERN ROMANCE by Aziz Ansari

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

Modern Romance Synopsis : ‘An Investigation’, co-authored by Eric Klinenberg People today have more romantic options than at any point in human history, and thanks to social media, smartphones and online dating, our abilities to connect with these options are staggering. Yet we also have to face new and absurd dilemmas, such as what to think when someone […]

Book Review – LION ATTACK! by Oliver Mol

Lion Attack by Oliver Mol

Lion Attack! Synopsis : From an inaugural winner of the Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers comes a funny, energetic coming-of-age story that isn’t quite like any other book you’ll read this year. Oliver is a writer who’s just moved cities. He doesn’t have any friends yet; he can’t get his surly flatmate, Mark, to crack a […]

International Book Giveaway – KOVEN by Vanessa Skye

Koven by Vaness Skye

When Celeste was kidnapped a century ago and turned against her will by a cruel vampire fighter, she expected to spend her doomed eternity as his slave, chained in the darkness, and she questioned her ability to survive. But things don’t always go as expected. Just ask her kidnapper. He never expected Celeste to learn […]

Book Review – THE LOST SWIMMER by Ann Turner

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The Lost Swimmer Synopsis : Rebecca Wilding, an archaeology professor, makes sense of the past for a living. But suddenly, truth and certainty are turning against her. Rebecca is accused of serious fraud, and worse, she suspects – she knows – that her husband, Stephen, is having an affair. Desperate to find answers, Rebecca leaves with Stephen […]

Book Review – THE PECULIAR STATE by Patricio Pron

The Peculiar State by Patricio Pron

The Peculiar State Synopsis : A Vintage Shorts Original Selection Hamburg: home of a lapsed writer and his statistician girlfriend. He is part of the 41 percent of the German population that hasn’t read a single book in the last three months; she decides to make up a game. The rules of the game are these: the […]

Book Review – THIS IS HOW IT REALLY SOUNDS by Stuart Archer Cohen

This Is How It Really Sounds by Stuart Archer Cohen

This Is How It Really Sounds Synopsis : In the lurid nightclubs of modern Shanghai, infamous expat financier Peter Harrington is suddenly confronted by his past. Investors he has ruined, looming federal investigations, and a remote but alluring woman all converge on one hallucinatory night that ends in the labyrinth of an ancient Chinese garden. On the […]

Book Review – ENDLESS LOVE by James MacManus

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Endless Love Synopsis : Soon after moving from London, Rose Loxton discovers strange things are occurring at her new lodge in the Cotswolds. A dark, terrible history hangs over this place; one of unfinished and unconventional love. Rose must investigate the mystery of an affair that broke all boundaries and ended in calamity… (Endeavour Press) BOOK REVIEW The […]

Audio Book Review – THE ONE PLUS ONE by Jojo Moyes

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The One Plus One Synopsis : Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Jojo Moyes’s The One Plus One, read by Elizabeth Bower, Ben Elliot, Nicola Stanton, and Steven France. The One Plus One is the beautiful, poignant, and utterly compelling new novel by the internationally best-selling author Jojo Moyes. One single mum. With two jobs […]

Book Review – THE VOID by Timothy S Johnston

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The Void Synopsis : 2403 AD It would be easier to kill him than to trust him. Transporting a serial killer might seem like a simple job for CCF Homicide Investigator Kyle Tanner. After spending years apprehending murderers, he’s ready to hang up his pistol. Babysitting a prisoner will bring him to Alpha Centauri, where he can […]

Book Review – CAIRO by Chris Womersley

Cairo by Chris Womersley

Cairo Synopsis : At 18, Tom escapes ordinariness in small town Australia for Melbourne and a flat in a strange block named Cairo. There he meets the magnetic Max Cheever, and is drawn into his circle of bohemian artists and dreamers. But soon Tom is ensnared in a plot to steal a million dollar Picasso masterpiece. Among […]