How much truth is there in fiction? What does ‘based on a true story’ really mean? The prologue of this fascinating book seems to explain it clearly: this story is based on what actually happened to the author, what almost stopped the award-winning novelist from writing forever. Or is it?Read More
If you love thrillers, then this is your book! The furious pace of this tale about a damaged girl's journey towards ‘normality’ intrigued me and kept me on the edge of my couch.Read More
When the government does not allow people to be in a relationship until the age of at least 35, what do two twenty-somethings in love do? Katie Khan’s debut novel is a vibrant new science fiction of dreams and desire, and it would make for the perfect summer read. It has a gripping plot with great characters set in a futuristic utopia.Read More
What a ride! This is an exhilarating and original conspiracy thriller that propels you forward with a need to find out what happens.Read More
Tim Winton presents us with another collection of memoirs, but this ranges more broadly than last year’s Island Home, and as such has something for everyone. Winton has given himself free reign here, covering many subject areas, and again proves his place as one of Australia’s most beloved writers.Read More
Being the mother of twin four year olds, whilst being a senior editor at a New York magazine looks tough, let alone having a husband who is pretty clueless. Throw a heart attack in the mix and you’ve got more than trouble. This is the situation that Maribeth finds herself in at the beginning of this easy to read, fast flowing book.Read More
Warning! Do not read when hungry.
Edward cooks the most marvellous meals, which are described to the point where you can almost taste them. The reader is left wishing they could indeed have dinner with Edward.Read More