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Best books of 2019

It gets harder and harder to list my favourite books each year, and this year was particularly tough. I think it would be far easier to list the books I didn’t enjoy, although that list would be very small. So, here goes, my ten favourite books for 2019 are: (in alphabetical order not favourite order…


The top 5 questions I get asked

Each week I get an email or message or two from readers and other writers, asking me questions. I love hearing from others out there, so those moments where something unexpected pops into my inbox is especially exciting. More often than not, I’ve found there are a few common questions in particular that I get…

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My Best Books of 2018

. What a great reading year I’ve had. Although I didn’t quite reach my 30 book goal on my reading challenge on Goodreads, (the year’s not over yet!), I’ve read so many great books this year. So being that time of year – the end of, and Christmas – here’s my top ten of books…


20+ Awesome Books For Christmas

  . It’s that time of year again. And how it has crept up so suddenly I have no idea. Nonetheless, it’s time to think about filling those stockings and placing gifts of love under the tree. And what better way to show love than… books! I’ve put together a list of books that I’ve…


Why I only review good books

If you’ve read a few of my book reviews, you’ll see a pattern. Most of my reviews fall in the 4-5 out of 5 star category. You may think I’m incredibly lucky to pick books that are great, but that’s not the case. The truth is; I only write reviews for the books I’ve loved….

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About genre snobs

I’ve never been a snob. I may have been falsely mistaken for one due to my natural shyness or introversion, but I’ve never been one to think that one person is better than another. Sure, I do think that some people make better choices than others and different to what I would choose, but I’m…


My reading style [tagged]

 {image credit} A couple of weeks ago the lovely Bec from The Plumbette tagged me in a little questionnaire about my reading style. Anything books, reading or writing I’m all for so I’m thrilled to join in. I haven’t done a lot of reading in the past two months which frustrates me, so I’m really looking…

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Book Review: Big, Little Lies

Liane Moriarty is fast becoming one of my favourite Australian authors. Her book ‘The Husband’s Secret’, a NY Times No 1. Best Seller, has sold over 1 million copies alone. And Liane’s latest book, the highly anticipated ‘Big Little Lies‘ is bound to do the same. Big Little Lies surrounds the lead up to shocking event – a…