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The Dry by Jane Harper

It is not very often these days that I read a crime novel. It's not that I don't like them anymore, I just think I may have read to many in my younger days. But browsing in Big W a couple of weeks ago I spotted The Dry by Jane Harper and just had to… Continue reading The Dry by Jane Harper

A Place to Remember by Jenn J McLeod
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A Place to Remember by Jenn J McLeod

I love Australian authors. In fact, these days it is very rare for me to read a book not written by an Australian. I love that so often the places that feature in the book are places that I've been in our travels. So I was very excited to win a copy of Jenn J… Continue reading A Place to Remember by Jenn J McLeod

The Long Goodbye
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The Long Goodbye by P J Parker

On a recent trip to the Sunshine Coast, Miss M and I spent the morning wandering around the Eumundi Markets. On the opposite side of the road to the markets I spotted a bookshop and decided to wander across and check it out. Seated at a table on the footpath was the author of this… Continue reading The Long Goodbye by P J Parker

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The Briny Cafe by Susan Duncan

I have had a couple of Susan Duncan's books on my 'To Read' list for awhile but hadn't been able to track them down at my local library. So whilst browsing through a book exchange recently I spotted The Briny Cafe and grabbed it. I'm so pleased I did as it certainly didn't disappoint. I… Continue reading The Briny Cafe by Susan Duncan

Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah
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Winter Garden by Kristen Hannah

My first book review for this year is Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah. It is also book number one for my 2017 Goodreads Reading Challenge. I love the Goodreads page and app! It's how I keep up with all the books I've read or want to read. Each year they have a reading challenge where… Continue reading Winter Garden by Kristen Hannah

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The Tea Chest by Josephine Moon

It's no secret that I love reading books by Australian authors, especially if they are set in Australia as well.  So when I signed up to the Australian Women's Writers Challenge I knew I was onto a good thing.  I found The Tea Chest at my local library on their 'Hot Reads' stand.  The cover… Continue reading The Tea Chest by Josephine Moon

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Lighthouse Bay by Kimberley Freeman

This is the second book I have read for the Australian Women Writers Challenge and I loved it. SYNOPSIS: This breathtaking novel travels more than a century between two love stories set in the Australian seaside town of Lighthouse Bay. In 1901, a ship sinks off the coast of Queensland, Australia. The only survivor is… Continue reading Lighthouse Bay by Kimberley Freeman

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Half Moon Bay by Helene Young

I have signed up this year for the Australian Women Writers Challenge - a challenge that encourages us all to read and review books written by Australian women authors.  Doing this allows, bloggers like myself, to raise awareness of excellent women writers and encourages others to read those books. The first book I have chosen… Continue reading Half Moon Bay by Helene Young