I signed up, finally! This year I hesitated simply because I need to concentrate more on my manuscript. But it’s a silly proposition for me really; I simply have to read something every day! Plus, I’ve already finished two books…

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Whenever my own writing overwhelms me, I go book shopping. I call this my ‘desperation-inspiration trip’. On one such occasion I came across The Anchoress. It was nearing the closing down time when I burst into the little bookstore. The…

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With the Christmas just around the corner, it is time to take stock of all the wonderful books by fellow Australian women authors I’ve read this year. I have read far and wide, from historical fiction, non-fiction, suspense thrillers, young…

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When I first read the book, my impression was that ‘Death by Boredom Comes to Pemberley’ would be a more apt name. Imagine my surprise when I heard that BBC was turning this into a TV series.  It has since…

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Certainly my cup of tea Until The Signature of All Things, I hadn’t read anything else written by Elizabeth Gilbert, not even her best selling memoir Eat, Pray, Love.  And don’t intend to. It’s just not my ‘cup of tea’. …

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