Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty/A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult

Two of the most highly anticipated reads of 2018 for me were from my two favourite authors – Australia’s own Liane Moriarty (whose praises I have previously sung here!) with Nine Perfect Strangers and international bestseller Jodi Picoult (again, more singing of praises to be found here) and A Spark of Light. It always feels … More Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty/A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult

Less

  My interest piqued in this year’s Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction, Less, in a series of hilarious and relatable tweets from the author, Andrew Sean Greer, as he found out he had won. He was astounded, gracious and candid about his response – and he also shared a photo of his pug dog wearing … More Less

Call Me By Your Name by Andre Aciman/Tin Man by Sarah Winman

Whilst reading Andre Aciman’s Call Me By Your Name (2007), I was not only transported to coastal Italy by way of its beautiful language, but I was also immediately struck by its similarity to two other books that I had read recently. I’m going to frame this comparison immediately by saying that the similarity is … More Call Me By Your Name by Andre Aciman/Tin Man by Sarah Winman

Nicole Hayes

Nicole Hayes is one of my favourite Australian authors. This is due to two main factors – the first, that she is a magnificent writer who manages to capture emotion so well that I have often found myself nodding with recognition when reading her works. The second is that she is also a diehard footy … More Nicole Hayes