Once We Were Sisters by Sheila Kohler (2017)

Like the last book I read, I found Once We Were Sisters through my GoodReads recommendations. I had never heard of Sheila Kohler but soon discovered that she is well-established writer of fiction, and this is her first memoir. It centres around her relationship with her older sister Maxine, and the devastation of Maxine's sudden… Continue reading Once We Were Sisters by Sheila Kohler (2017)

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“Defiantly alive…” Water Music by Margie Orford

I've decided I officially like crime fiction. I kept hearing about great crime writers and felt genuinely interested when I read synopses and blurbs - so I dived in. I read Snow White Must Die by Nele Neuhaus (review here) and loved it. More please! I heard about Water Music when publisher Head of Zeus… Continue reading “Defiantly alive…” Water Music by Margie Orford

The Fever Tree by Jennifer McVeigh

I acquired my slightly enormous paperback early copy of this book from the Penguin Bloggers Night (I will stop going on about that eventually) and it was one I was particularly eager to read. Having enjoyed Jennifer McVeigh's reading and having chatted with her at the event, I had high expectations for The Fever Tree.… Continue reading The Fever Tree by Jennifer McVeigh