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'How to Draw Cute Stuff' is full of fun art ideas for school holidays
How to draw cute stuff, by Angela Nguyen is simply a delightful book. I’ve been a bit of a sketching...
The Break is Marian Keyes at her sparkling best
At 44 Amy O’Connell thinks she’s seen, heard or done it all. Then her husband, Hugh announces he needs a...
It's 1969 and small-town girl is at Melbourne's dodgiest nightclub ...
It’s 1969 and small-town girl Faith Taylor longs for the excitement of the city. Leaving her family home in Willow...
Best Day Ever's Paul and Mia are the perfect couple, or are they?
“This is our special day, a day for reflection and for being thankful for everything we created. A day to...
A chance encounter changes the lives of Helena and Mancebo
What do Chinese notebooks, flowers, a set of opera glasses, a graveyard, and a chess set have in common? In Waiting For...
Ever wondered why there are no blue roses or how worms breathe?
A title that is as humorous as you may (or may not) make it provides a guide to the relatively...
Professional bull riding is pure adrenaline, even for spectators
Bull riders work in an environment where they are the only thing that is under their control. Displaying this calm...
Marian Keyes: Taking a break from a marriage can be a good thing
Is a midlife marital sabbatical a good thing? That’s the question posed by a new book from the hugely popular...
A colonial family drama spans that two centuries of Aussie history
This is the story of a wealthy Tasmanian family whose good fortune is wrought from gold, wool and a lust...
A New England Affair is a tale of love that 'never quite was'
A New England Affair, by Steven Carroll is the third novel in the acclaimed Eliot Quartet, a companion novel to The...
Eva is beautiful but broken, until a sensual affair sets her free
After an early career in UK publishing, including four years as editorial director of Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Allegra Huston...
Sisterhood, glamour, war, crime: The Mitford Murders has it all
It was my pleasure to read and review this wonderful book The Mitford Murders by Jessica Fellowes. Stuck in bed...
Good Friday proves Jane Tennison is as good on page as on screen
I was really keen to read and review Good Friday, by Lynda La Plante as I am presently viewing Prime...
Insidious Intent a reminder no one does crime like Val McDermid
I sat there like a stunned mullet. In fact, extending the simile even further, I have to admit my mouth...
'A small change in floor level forced me to accept ... I am ageing'
It’s been a funny year so far – in fact funny is probably the wrong word – dangerous might be...
Husband's memoir of murdered Brit MP Jo Cox is heart wrenching
How do you make sense of the murder of a vibrant young woman? How do you even begin to cope?...
Audacious attacks by Australians into German lines in 1918
“You are leaving the army. I am sorry to lose you but I wish you success. You know gentlemen…it is...
Is a mother's love enough to make a Prodigal Daughter stay?
Twenty years ago, in a hot-headed rage, Diana Crawford left the family farm to build a new life in London....
My Absolute Darling is a shocking, brilliant first novel
My Absolute Darling, by Gabriel Tallent, is a story that needs to be told. I found it extremely difficult to...
Friend Request will have you guessing right until the last pages
As I started to read Friend Request, I was amazed how the author pulled me into the story so quickly. ...
Sophie Hannah's Did You See Melody? is the book for suspense fiends
Pushed to breaking point, Cara Burrows abandons her home and family and escapes to a five-star spa resort she...
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