Book Delights is a new feature on my blog where, on the last day of the month, I share all the books I received in that month. May has been an odd month in that I got 22 books! This is not at all a typical month for me, it was boosted by Mother’s Day … More Book Delights.
Stepping out is a new feature on my blog where I step out of the YA world and review an adult book I’ve read. Today I am stepping out with ‘House For All Seasons’ by Australian author, Jenn J. McLeod. It is also the eighth book I’ve read for the 2014 Australian Women Writers Challenge. … More Stepping Out With ‘House For All Seasons’ By Jenn J. McLeod. #AWW2014
It seems like the big questions on everyone lips when talking to an author is whether or not they are a pantser or a plotter. I’m more of a pantser. Before I write I usually know the beginning and the end and maybe a few scenes in the middle. The rest I like to make … More Writing Tip Wednesday: On Outlining.
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It’s less than a month now until Shimmer hits shelves in Australia and New Zealand on 25 June (with the UK edition soon after on 3 July), so now feels like a good time for a teaser. Here are two early chapters from the Text Publishing edition. Enjoy. 🙂 (WARNING:…
Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine. It’s a way to share the upcoming releases that we’re excited about. This week I have chosen Intruder by Australian author Christine Bongers. Intruder releases in Australia on June 2nd 2014. The Synopsis: If you like Fiona Wood, Cath Crowley or … More Waiting On Wednesday (5): Intruder by Christine Bongers.
It’s release day for City Of Heavenly Fire so I thought the best way to celebrate would be with a giveaway!Thanks to Walker Books Australia I have Three copies to giveaway to three lucky Australian residents (sorry international readers.). Synopsis from Goodreads: ΕRCHOMAI, SEBASTIAN HAD SAID. I am coming. Darkness returns to the Shadowhunter world. … More City Of Heavenly Fire Giveaway!
Hi everyone, and welcome to this week’s writerly update. Unfortunately I was unable to write for the first three days of this week, but I did get some writing done on the rest of the days. I did a first draft of a picture book that I feel has real potential. I knocked out a … More A Writerly Update 32.
Release Date: May 20th 2014. Publisher: Momentum Books. Source: Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis from Goodreads: A dauntless young hero. An army of brutal monsters. An impossible quest. Journey to the mountain … In an isolated valley, a small tribe of humans is dying from a terrible illness. There are rumors, however, … More eARC Review: Troll Mountain by Matthew Reilly.
Welcome to part two of my recap of the Penguin Random House National Book Bloggers Forum which was held in Sydney on May 20th. Here is a list of the bloggers that attended. You should check them out and discover some amazing Aussie blogs. Interestingly, there was only one male blogger among us. In part … More Recap: Penguin Random House National Book Bloggers Forum 2014 Part Two #NBBF14
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. Beautiful people, a moment of your time, if you will. I won’t bang on at length about this (there are many who will), but there’s some important stuff you should be made aware of. If you are a book lover, THIS SHIT AFFECTS YOU. If you…