Book Industry, Books, history, non-fiction, Publishers, Reading, Reviews

The Dressmakers of Auschwitz by Lucy Adlington

Title: The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Author: Lucy Adlington Genre: History, Non-fiction Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton/Hachette Published: 31st August 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 381 Price: $34.99 Synopsis: 'Lucy Adlington tells of the horrors of the Nazi occupation and the concentration camps from a fascinating and original angle. She introduces us to a little-known aspect of the… Continue reading The Dressmakers of Auschwitz by Lucy Adlington

#AussieAuthor2021, Australian literature, Australian women writers, Book Industry, Books, historical fiction, history, literary fiction, Publishers, Reading, Reviews

Sisters of the Resistance by Christine Wells

Title: Sisters of the Resistance Author: Christine Wells Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: William Morrow/HarperCollins Published: 7th July 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 416 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Two sisters join the Paris Resistance in this page-turning new novel inspired by the real-life bravery of Catherine Dior, sister of the fashion designer and a heroine of World War… Continue reading Sisters of the Resistance by Christine Wells

#AussieAuthor2021, Australian literature, Australian women writers, Blog Tour, Book Industry, Books, historical fiction, history, literary fiction, Publishers, Reading, Reviews

Blog Tour: The Eighth Wonder by Tania Farrelly

Title: The Eighth Wonder Author: Tania Farrelly Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House/Michael Joseph Published: 2nd July 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 416 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: The Suffragette meets The Greatest Showman in this story ofpassion and courage, as a young feminist fights against the rules of society to find her place in the world. New York, 1897.… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Eighth Wonder by Tania Farrelly

Book Industry, Books, Crime/Mystery, historical fiction, history, literary fiction, Publishers, Reading, Reviews, spies

The Rose Code by Kate Quinn

Title: The Rose Code Author: Kate Quinn Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Published: 3rd March 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 656 Price: $35.00 Synopsis: The brand-new historical novel from the bestselling author of The Alice Network and The Huntress!1940, Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire. Three very different women are recruited to the mysterious Bletchley Park, where the best minds… Continue reading The Rose Code by Kate Quinn

Book Industry, Books, historical fiction, history, literary fiction, Publishers, Reading, Reviews

A Net for Small Fishes by Lucy Jago

Title: A Net for Small Fishes Author: Lucy Jago Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Published: 18th February 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 352 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Frances Howard has beauty and a powerful family – and is the most unhappy creature in the world.Anne Turner has wit and talent – but no stage on which to… Continue reading A Net for Small Fishes by Lucy Jago

Australian literature, Australian women writers, Book bingo, Book Industry, Books, challenges, check in post, literary fiction, Publishers, Reading, Reviews

The Girl She Was by Rebecca Freeborn

Title: The Girl She Was Author: Rebecca Freeborn Genre: Fiction Publisher: Pantera Press Published:  31st March 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 392 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: ‘She’d long ago stopped wondering whether anyone would find out what she’d done. It was in the past, and Layla didn’t dwell on the past.’ At the cafe in the small… Continue reading The Girl She Was by Rebecca Freeborn

biography, Book Industry, Books, challenges, check in post, history, non-fiction

The Nine Hundred: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz by Heather Dune McAdam

Title: The Nine Hundred: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz Author: Heather Dune McAdam Genre: Non-Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 28th January 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 438 Price: $34.99 Synopsis: The untold story of the 999 young, unmarried Jewish women who were tricked into boarding a train in Poprad,… Continue reading The Nine Hundred: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz by Heather Dune McAdam

adventure, Australian literature, Australian women writers, Book bingo, Book Industry, Books, challenges, check in post, historical fiction, history, literary fiction, Publishers, Reading, Reviews, The Nerd Daily

Josephine’s Garden by Stephanie Parkyn

Title: Josephine’s Garden Author: Stephanie Parkyn Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 3rd December 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 480 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A captivating story of love, nature and identity in Napoleon's France 'Stephanie Parkyn is one very talented storyteller.' -Mrs B's Book Reviews France, 1794. In the aftermath of the bloody end… Continue reading Josephine’s Garden by Stephanie Parkyn

biography, Book bingo, Book Industry, Books, challenges, check in post, history, non-fiction

Books and Bites Bingo – Intro and square one marked off

Just for fun, I am picking up another bingo challenge. Like all challenges this year, I have chosen them based on the openness of the categories, to fiction and non-fiction and to Australian and non-Australian authors. I feel this will give me a better chance of filling in all or as many of the categories… Continue reading Books and Bites Bingo – Intro and square one marked off

#loveozya, adventure, Australian literature, Australian women writers, Book Industry, Books, challenges, check in post, Christmas, historical fiction, history, Jackie French, literary fiction, Miss Lily, Publishers, Reading, Reviews, series, spies

Christmas Lilies by Jackie French

Title: Christmas Lilies Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 15th November 2019 Format: eBook Pages: 48 Price: $2.99 Synopsis: Paris,Christmas 1914 Despite her love for Huw, Elspeth will not give up her espionage work while World War One rages. She will wear his ring around her neck, and marry him when… Continue reading Christmas Lilies by Jackie French