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Books Spark Joy with Louise Allan

Books Spark Joy with Louise Allan

My bookshelf doesn’t really tell the story of my life because I’ve given away so many books. If I’d kept them all, it would certainly plot the arc of my life …

Out Of The Ashes

Out Of The Ashes

The Christmas-New Year Fires have been a devastating experience for so many people in NSW and Victoria. It's been a time of reckoning as we come face to face with the effects of the long-running drought and the impact of climate change. Having had a life-long...

Books Spark Joy with Lily Malone

Books Spark Joy with Lily Malone

It's been a while since the last Books Spark Joy post but this week I'm so happy to welcome Lily Malone to the blog. Lily is the author of six full length rural romance stories and a novella all published by Harlequin Escape. Her debut trade paperback, The Vineyard In...

Books Spark Joy with Emily Madden

Books Spark Joy with Emily Madden

It’s been a while since we’ve had a Books Spark Joy post but this week’s guest is one worth waiting for! Historical fiction author Emily Madden’s love of books started at a young age. Nothing has changed – she rarely leaves a bookstore without a book and I can testify to that – Emily and I were both at the pop-up bookstore in Millthorpe last week and she definitely had a stack of books in hand!

Books Spark Joy with Jodi Gibson

Books Spark Joy with Jodi Gibson

This week's  guest on Books Spark Joy is Jodi Gibson. Jodi is an Australian author of both contemporary drama and light-hearted rom-com. She lives with her family on a mini-farm in regional Victoria where she spends her time running the family business, writing,...

Books Spark Joy with Rachael Johns

Books Spark Joy with Rachael Johns

Today on Books Spark Joy we have a guest who really needs no introduction, but here it is anyway... Rachael Johns is an English teacher by trade, a mum 24/7, a chronic arachnophobic, and a writer the rest of the time. She rarely sleeps and never irons. A lover of...