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Isolation Publicity with Madelaine Dickie

Due to recent events, many Australian authors have had to cancel book launches and festival appearances. For some, this means new novels, series continuations and debut novels are heading into this scary, strange world without much publicity or attention. The good news is, you can still buy books – online or get your local bookstore… Continue reading Isolation Publicity with Madelaine Dickie

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Aussie Kids: Meet Eve in the Outback by Raewyn Caisley and Karen Blair

Title: Aussie Kids: Meet Eve in the Outback Author: Raewyn Caisley and Karen Blair Genre: Fiction Publisher: Puffin Published: 31st March 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 64 Price: $12.99 Synopsis: Aussie Kids is an exciting new series for emerging readers 6-8 years. From a NSW Zoo to a Victorian lighthouse, or an outback sheep farm in… Continue reading Aussie Kids: Meet Eve in the Outback by Raewyn Caisley and Karen Blair

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Matters of the Heart by Fiona Palmer

Title: Matters of the Heart Author: Fiona Palmer Genre: Fiction/Jane Austen retelling Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 27th August 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 330 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A classic love story about manners, men and modern romance retold by bestselling Australian author, Fiona Palmer Western Australia, 2019: The Bennets are a farming family struggling to make ends meet. Lizzy,… Continue reading Matters of the Heart by Fiona Palmer

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Check in #5: Australian Women #60 to #78

In what is likely my final Check in for 2018 for the Australian Women Writers Challenge, I'm making my list a little longer as it did not make sense to make another post for one or two books, given I did this in blocks of fifteen - and am debating whether to do monthly, or… Continue reading Check in #5: Australian Women #60 to #78

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Sisters and Brothers by Fiona Palmer

Title: Sisters and Brothers Author: Fiona Palmer Genre: Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 28th August 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 372 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A poignant novel of heartbreak, adoption and family secrets by beloved bestselling Australian author, Fiona Palmer. A poignant novel of heartbreak, adoption and family secrets Emma, a nurse and busy mother of… Continue reading Sisters and Brothers by Fiona Palmer

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The Secrets at Ocean’s Edge by Kali Napier *Debut novel*

Title: The Secrets at Ocean’s Edge Author: Kali Napier Genre: Historical Fiction/Literary Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 30th January 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 410 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Every family has secrets that bind them together. A heart-rending story of a guesthouse keeper and his wife who attempt to start over, from devastatingly talented debut author Kali… Continue reading The Secrets at Ocean’s Edge by Kali Napier *Debut novel*

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The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Steadman

Title: The Light Between Oceans Author: M.L. Steadman Genre: Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction Publisher: Vintage Published: 3rd December 2012 Format: Paperback Pages: 368 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: This mesmerizing Australian novel has been a bestselling book around the world, and Hollywood movie rights were recently snapped up by DreamWorks, with David Heyman (Harry Potter) set to… Continue reading The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Steadman

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Secrets Between Friends by Fiona Palmer

Title: Secrets Between Friends Author: Fiona Palmer Genre: Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 12th September 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 352 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Life was about living, experiencing and emotions. The good and the bad. You had to laugh to cry. You had to love to hurt. You had to jump to fall or fly.… Continue reading Secrets Between Friends by Fiona Palmer