Australian Authors

The Reading Nook’s Favourite Aussie Reads

The Reading Nook’s Favourite Aussie Reads

We love talking about any and all books here at Booklover Book Reviews, but as long time hosts of the annual Aussie Author Reading Challenge we cannot deny having a soft spot for Australian titles. And, we are not the…

Geraldine Verne’s Red Suitcase by Jane Riley, Book Review

Geraldine Verne’s Red Suitcase by Jane Riley, Book Review

Geraldine Verne’s Red Suitcase, Jane Riley’s second novel is one of the more authentically life-affirming reads amongst the swathe of uplit releases in the market today. Read my full review. Geraldine Verne’s Red Suitcase Synopsis His dying wish was to set…

INDELIBLE INK by Fiona McGregor, Book Review

INDELIBLE INK by Fiona McGregor, Book Review

Indelible Ink Synopsis Marie King is fifty-nine, recently divorced, and has lived a rather conventional life on Sydney’s affluent north shore. Now her three children have moved out, the family home is to be sold, and with it will go her…

Scarecrow and The Army of Thieves by Matthew Reilly, Review

Scarecrow and The Army of Thieves by Matthew Reilly, Review

Matthew Reilly’s Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves is more compelling, more action-packed and more intense than the previous Scarecrow outings. Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves Synopsis: An old Soviet weapons installation in the Arctic has fallen into disrepair. Known…

Australian Women Writers Challenge 2012

Australian Women Writers Challenge 2012

Just because I am hosting the 2012 Aussie Author Challenge (see details) that does not stop me from signing up to participate in the very topical Australian Women Writers Challenge. There has been much discussion lately about how under-represented females…

Book Review – HOUSE OF STICKS by Peggy Frew

Book Review – HOUSE OF STICKS by Peggy Frew

House of Sticks Synopsis Bonnie has given up her life as a musician to become a stay-at-home mum. She tells herself she has no regrets, but sometimes the isolation and the relentless demands of three small children threaten to swamp the…