It’s officially SUMMER

December in Australia means summer. Days and nights are already heating up, the kids will be on school holidays soon, and the beach is calling. Christmas and the New Year are just around the corner. Before then, I have to do all the necessary shopping and preparation. I still have a couple …

Book Review: The Dry by Jane Harper

The dry starts off with a great hook: the suicide murder committed by Luke as a result of the drought affecting Kiewarra. At the funeral, Falk is clearly seen to be some kind of outcast, and it’s not long before we find out why. He is reunited with old friends and enemies, and the plot quickly thickens, especially when he meets with Sergeant Raco.

Book Review: Thornwood House

Title: Thornwood House Author: Anna Romer Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Publication Date: 1st September 2013 Genre: Mixed – Mystery / Historical Fiction / Contemporary Fiction When Audrey Kepler inherits an abandoned homestead in rural Queensland, she jumps at the chance to escape her loveless existence in the city and make a fresh start. In a …

Series Review: The Convict Girls

I have reviewed a few trilogies/series on this blog, although usually not in a single post. But, once I started reading the Convict Girls Series, I couldn’t stop until I reached the end. Here you will find some shortened blurbs on each book in the series, followed by a single review. Title: …

The Blue Mountains

This is a non-writing/reading post, simply because I wanted to share some of this amazing country that I live in. I’ve spent a lot of time in the Blue Mountains this year thanks to my husband’s running adventures, and have learnt my way around. There are so many walking tracks …