Tag Archives: Australian Fiction

The Dry by Jane Harper

The Dry by Jane Harper Found on the Adult Fiction shelves under HARPER or as a Talking Book shelves under HAR TB Plot Summary :  A story of desperation, resolution and small-town prejudice played out against the blistering extremes of life … Continue reading

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The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlist for 2016

The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards began in 2008 and aim to recognise individual excellence and the contribution Australian authors make to the nation’s cultural and intellectual life.  The panel of judges make recommendations to the Prime Minister for the shortlists and winners across … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – April 2016

Best Read : Tears of the Cheetah by T.M.Clark Crime : The Murderer’s Daughter by Jonathan Kellerman Australian Author : The Lake House by Kate Morton General Fiction : Jakob’s Colours by Lindsay Hawdon Thrillers : Splinter the Silence by … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks – February 2016

Debra Adelaide : The Women’s Pages Mark O’Flynn : The  Soup’s Song: poetry Elena Ferrante : The Lost Daughter Carmel Bird : My Hearts are Your Hearts: short stories  

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A ROMANTIC HIGH TEA

  The Australian Romance Readers Association will be hosting a Romantic High Tea at the Castlereagh Hotel in Sydney at 11:30am on Saturday 19 March 2016. We’re taking advantage of romance authors being in Sydney for our Australian Romance Readers … Continue reading

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Palace of Tears by Julian Leatherdale

Palace of Tears by Julian Leatherdale Sydney, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2015. 551 pages. Found on the Fiction shelves at LEATHERDALE Plot summary : The dazzling story of family, passion, secrets and vengeance, woven through the hardships of both World … Continue reading

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The Blue Mile by Kim Kelly

The Blue Mile by Kim Kelly Sydney, N.S.W. : Macmillan, 2014. 440 pages. Found on the Adult Fiction shelves at F KELLY and as a Talking Book at TB KEL CD Plot Summary : The week before Christmas, 1929, Eoghan O’Keenan … Continue reading

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