This year I’ve had the opportunity to read 24 titles by Aussie Authors and there will certainly be more in December. But I’ve decided to share my favourites before Christmas this year in the hope that some of the lesser known gems find their way onto wish lists and holiday reading piles. So without further adieu, in countdown style, […]
Updated Dec2016: We’ve published our dozen Top Aussie Reads of 2016 and Top 10 International Reads of 2016 July is already upon us so it is time to put down that page-turner just for a moment, and reflect upon the books we’ve read this year so far… We read 33 titles, completing all bar one (an unsolicited review copy). While […]
One of our dozen Top Aussie Reads of 2016 That Devil’s Madness Synopsis : In 1896 Louis and his father, seduced by the allure of North Africa, travel to Algeria in search of a better life. There, Louis befriends Imez, a Berber boy, and the two become firm friends. They grow and prosper, and become like brothers. […]
Two new titles this week.
The Yellow Papers Synopsis: It’s 1872 and China – still bruised from its defeat in the two Opium Wars – sends a group of boys, including seven-year-old Chen Mu, to America to study and bring back the secrets of the West. But nine years on Chen Mu becomes a fugitive and flees to Umberumberka, a mining […]
Lots more books added to my reading pile over the last couple of weeks… some expected, others not: Click on the pictures for book details