Tag Archive | Australian

The Dry

The Dry by Jane Harper My rating: 3 of 5 stars This was good, not earth-shattering, but a solid murder mystery, with some interesting twist and turns. 3.5 stars. View all my reviews

Inbetween Days

Inbetween Days by Vikki Wakefield My rating: 5 of 5 stars Jacklin/ Jack is on the cusp of adulthood. At seventeen she still has a foot in both camps. Desperate to be independent, she is also incredibly naive, and desperately searching for love – in all the wrong places.Set in the fictional yet familiar town […]

The Flywheel

The Flywheel by Erin Gough My rating: 4 of 5 stars This took me a while to read because I got sidetracked testing our OverDrive collection at work – let that be no reflection on how good this book is!Despite the fact that I wanted to slap Delilah for being a selfish, irritating, judgemental teenager […]

A Mother’s Story

A Mother’s Story by Rosie Batty My rating: 5 of 5 stars Harrowing, emotional, heartbreaking, and a ‘must read’. I read it in a single sitting. View all my reviews

Breath

Breath by Tim Winton My rating: 5 of 5 stars Lyric writing, quintessential Australian voice, Dan Wyllie is a perfect choice to read this. View all my reviews

Maybe Tomorrow – Australia Day post

Maybe Tomorrow by Boori Monty Pryor My rating: 4 of 5 stars There should be more stories like this in the world. Monty Pryor’s heart-breaking, uplifting, and funny recollections of his life – so far – will fill your heart and feed your soul. If you think that you know about ‘the Aboriginal history’ of […]

Every Breath

Every Breath by Ellie Marney My rating: 5 of 5 stars Fabulous debut. Taut. Sexy. Good stuff. View all my reviews