Carol LaHines – Someday Everything Will All Make Sense

Someday Everything Will All Make Sense, Carol LaHines’ debut novel, is, on the surface about death from choking on a wonton. But what it’s really about is grief, the process of rehealing, and the profound impact that the loss of a loved one has on us. Luther van der Loon, a harpsichord virtuoso and professorContinue reading “Carol LaHines – Someday Everything Will All Make Sense”

Two Steps Forward – Graeme Simsion & Anne Buist

It was their own journey on the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, the famous pilgrims’ walk through France and Spain, that prompted husband and wife writer duo, Graeme Simsion, author of The Rosie Project and The Rosie Effect, and Anne Buist, to write Two Steps Forward. But it’s the magic of the journey and its agesContinue reading “Two Steps Forward – Graeme Simsion & Anne Buist”

Secret Shores by Ella Carey

Secret Shores is a glorious book. Ella Carey takes us on a journey through the eighties publishing world in New York, the Australian post war modernist movement, romantic Rome and the inner world of her characters through intelligent and enthralling prose. Our protagonist, Tess Miller finds her editing career floundering when she’s given a newContinue reading “Secret Shores by Ella Carey”

StoryJacking: Change Your Inner Dialogue, Transform Your Life by Lyssa Danehy deHart

When it comes to self help books, I was always going to like one about ‘storyjacking.’ It appeals to the inner writer in me. In StoryJacking: Change Your Inner Dialogue, Transform Your Life coach Lyssa Danehy deHart outlines her seven step process to getting out of your own way and on with your life. She doesn’t pretend thatContinue reading “StoryJacking: Change Your Inner Dialogue, Transform Your Life by Lyssa Danehy deHart”

Richard Reed – If I Could Tell You Just One Thing

Richard Reed is a successful man. An entrepreneur from a young age, he built up Innocent Drinks from a market stall to a hugely successful brand that was sold to Coca Cola for millions. But he knows that he couldn’t have done it alone, and credits his success to four brilliant pieces of advice, eachContinue reading “Richard Reed – If I Could Tell You Just One Thing”