CLOSE YOUR EYES BY MICHAEL ROBOTHAM – BOOK REVIEW

CLOSE YOUR EYES BY MICHAEL ROBOTHAM – BOOK REVIEW

Life hasn’t been kind to Joe O’Loughlin. The Parkinson’s that is slowly destroying his body will eventually claim his extraordinary mind, and his poor reaction…

‘ZER0ES’ BY CHUCK WENDING – BOOK REVIEW

‘ZER0ES’ BY CHUCK WENDING – BOOK REVIEW

Chuck Wendig is a writer with a love of redeeming seemingly unlikeable characters. In his latest venture, Zer0es, he’s set himself the near impossible challenge…

‘THE ULTIMATE SANDWICH’ BY JONAS CRAMBY- BOOK REVIEW

‘THE ULTIMATE SANDWICH’ BY JONAS CRAMBY- BOOK REVIEW

You’ve got to respect a book about sandwiches with an opening chapter called ‘I hate sandwiches…’ It’s a bold move from someone about to hand-hold…

THE ADVENTURES OF HOLLY WHITE AND THE INCREDIBLE SEX MACHINE – BOOK REVIEW

THE ADVENTURES OF HOLLY WHITE AND THE INCREDIBLE SEX MACHINE – BOOK REVIEW

The Adventures of Holly White and the Incredible Sex Machine by Krissy Kneen A machine plays a central role in this literary erotica, and like…

THE BEAST’S GARDEN BY KATE FORSYTH – BOOK REVIEW

THE BEAST’S GARDEN BY KATE FORSYTH – BOOK REVIEW

When Hitler begins his physical attack on the Jewish population of Germany, the impact reverberates painfully through Ava’s world. Though her family isn’t Jewish, her…

SURVIVING THE BRISBANE WRITER’S FESTIVAL: A HOW-TO GUIDE

SURVIVING THE BRISBANE WRITER’S FESTIVAL: A HOW-TO GUIDE

I’ve been to an impolite to say number of Brisbane Writers Festivals in my lifetime, and like most multi-day events, after a while you tend…

BRISBANE’S FESTIVAL OF OPEN MINDS

BRISBANE’S FESTIVAL OF OPEN MINDS

For all the hype around Sydney and Melbourne, Brisbane is a city with an equally thriving and diverse creative community. 2015 is shaping up to…

CHASING THE MYTH WITH MATTHEW J HELLSCREAM

CHASING THE MYTH WITH MATTHEW J HELLSCREAM

There have always been stories about the big cats of Queensland. Sometimes they’re the decedents of military mascots released at the end of a war,…

Book Review ‘Is That you, Ruthie?’ Review by Kylie Thompson

Book Review ‘Is That you, Ruthie?’ Review by Kylie Thompson

Is That You, Ruthie? by Ruth Hegarty Review by Kylie Thompson Genre: Memoir Rating: 4 Stars When Ruthie’s pregnant mother travelled to the Cherbourg settlement…

‘THE ASH BURNER’ BY KÁRI GISLASON REVIEW

‘THE ASH BURNER’ BY KÁRI GISLASON REVIEW

Genre: Drama/Coming of Age Rating: 4 and a half stars The search for truth and identity are touchstones of Kári Gíslason’s writing. It can make…

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