Title: There Was Still Love Author: Favel Parrett Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 24th September 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 215 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: The profoundly moving new novel from the critically acclaimed and Miles Franklin shortlisted author of PAST THE SHALLOWS and WHEN THE NIGHT COMES. A tender and masterfully told story of… Continue reading There Was Still Love by Favel Parrett
It's September, and time for book bingo again with Theresa and Amanda. This means I have six to seven books left on my card to fill in, some of which I am unsure of what to do. Science Fiction is always a tricky, because there are times it crosses over with fantasy. I initially had… Continue reading Book Bingo Nineteen: Themes of Culture
Title: The Burnt Country Author: Joy Rhoades Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House/Bantam Published: 6th August 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 375 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: The stunning new novel from the author of The Woolgrower's Companion, whom the Australian Women's Weekly described as ‘a wonderful new voice in literary rural fiction'. A scandalous secret. A deadly fire.… Continue reading The Burnt Country by Joy Rhoades
Title: The Honourable Thief Author: Meaghan Wilson Anastasios Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Publisher: Pan MacMillan Published: 31/7/2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 448 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: 'Achilles? Because...?' 'Obsession of mine. Half man, half god - and his own worst enemy. My kind of man.' He laughed. Istanbul, Turkey 1955 Benedict Hitchens, once a world-renowned archaeologist, is… Continue reading The Honourable Thief by Meaghan Wilson Anastasios
For my two categories this week, I have chosen a book that has been made into a movie, and a book that scared me. The book made into a movie was easy - as there are quite a few to choose from, whereas the book that scared me was trickier - as I'm not a… Continue reading Book Bingo Eight – a book that has been made into a movie, a book that scared you.
Title: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society Author: Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows Genre: Literary Fiction/Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: Movie tie-in published 21st March 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 280 Price: $22.99 Synopsis:A celebration of literature, love, and the power of the human spirit, this warm, funny, tender, and thoroughly entertaining… Continue reading The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows