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A Pitch Perfect Thriller: Read a Review of Elevator Pitch by Linwood Barclay

September 3, 2019

The New York Times bestselling author of A Noise Downstairs and No Time for Goodbye returns with an edge-of-your-seat thriller that does for elevators what Psycho did for showers and Jaws did for the beach—a heart-pounding tale in which a series of disasters paralyses New York City with fear. If you already have a fear of elevators, this book might not be for you. If […] - Read more


A Gritty Tale of a Femme Mafioso: A Review of The Godmother by Hannelore Cayre

The Godmother is about Patience Portefeux, a French 50-year-old woman who is fed up and disenchanted with her small life, which is nothing like how she expected it to be. She paints a portrait of her lavish childhood, with a certain lifestyle she has very much become accustomed to and attempts to continue into adulthood […] - Read more


Where the Light Enters Author, Sara Donati Shares 5 inspiring books with trailblazing female characters

About the Author Sara Donati, the pen name of Rosina Lippi, is the bestselling author of the Wilderness series. A native of Chicago, she lives with her husband, daughter, and various pets between Bellingham Bay and the Cascade Mountains in the Pacific Northwest. Her latest book, Where the Light Enters delves into the heart of 1884 […] - Read more


Evocative and Moving: A Review of The Collaborator by Diane Armstrong

Annika knows her now-widowed grandmother survived the Holocaust, and knows that she won’t talk about it. But a trip to the Sydney Jewish Museum sets Annika on a course to find out exactly how her grandmother was saved, why her grandmothers photograph is on the wall in the museum and why she won’t talk about […] - Read more


First and Foremost it’s an Adventure Story: Q&A with The Boy with Blue Trousers Author, Carol Jones

September 2, 2019

  About the author: Born in Brisbane, Australia, Carol Jones taught English and Drama at secondary schools before working as an editor of children’s magazines. She is the author of several young adult novels as well as children’s non-fiction. Buy a copy of The Boy with Blue Trousers here. // Read a review of The Boy with […] - Read more


Are you in Adelaide? Join in the (Often Outrageous) Fun at City of Marion Libraries, Cove Civic Centre

South Australia has a fantastic service called the OneCard system. This allows anyone with a library card for any of the more than 130 public libraries in the state to use their card at any library, giving users access to over 3.7 million items. In SA, the City of Marion has 3 library locations – […] - Read more


Utterly Gripping. Impossible to Put Down: Read a Review of Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

England 1648. A dangerous time for a woman to be different . . . While Philippa Gregory’s historical novels may be familiar to you, this is a little different to her previous books. In the past she has focussed on real historical characters and royal settings, in Tidelands, Gregory moves into fiction that is set […] - Read more


I’m Embarrassed to Admit: The Books You Start, a Few Times, but Never Finish

August 29, 2019

Have you ever been somewhere and everyone is discussing a classic book, raving about its brilliance and you’re there thinking to yourself, “Why am I the only person on the planet who couldn’t finish it?” Everyone has a number of books they couldn’t finish despite others raving about them. You probably have a few titles […] - Read more

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Adele Parks, Author of Lies Lies Lies Tells us What Makes a Successful Suspense Thriller

August 28, 2019

About the author: Adele Parks was born in Teesside, North East England. Her first novel, Playing Away, was published in 2000, and since then she’s had seventeen international bestsellers, translated into twenty-six languages. She’s been an ambassador for The Reading Agency and a judge for the Costa Book Awards, and is a keen supporter of The National […] - Read more