A book published this year – Code Name Hélène – by Ariel Lawhon

I find myself strangely enamoured with historical fiction right now. I like to think if I ever managed to write a book it would be historical fiction (though to be fair I am not that talented). Code Name Hélène, is the fictionalised story of Nancy Wake, who was an Asutralian expat living in France as… Continue reading A book published this year – Code Name Hélène – by Ariel Lawhon

A Memoir: The Rural Diaries: Love, Livestock, and Big Life Lessons Down on Mischief Farm by Hilarie Burton Morgan

I have a love affair with Hilarie Burton Morgan. She just doesn’t know about it. I developed a total girl crush on Hilarie when I was a teenager watching One Tree Hill, where she played Peyton Sawyer. Aside from the nearly being kidnapped, in a school shooting and all sorts of dramatic things that happened… Continue reading A Memoir: The Rural Diaries: Love, Livestock, and Big Life Lessons Down on Mischief Farm by Hilarie Burton Morgan

A book featuring my Favourite Country: Russia. Six days in Leningrad, by Paullina Simons.

Let me open with: I love Russian Literature. The cold, the melancholy. There is something about Russian stories; they speak to my soul. I’m not sure why, or how Russia has snuck into my psyche, as it’s not somewhere I have ever been. But I am planning to, and oh am I planning. Earlier in… Continue reading A book featuring my Favourite Country: Russia. Six days in Leningrad, by Paullina Simons.

A book I can read in a day: How I Became The Fittest Woman On Earth: My Story So Far by Tia-Clair Toomey.

I signed up for Crossfit late last year when I realised I needed to expand my horizons. 2019 was a MASSIVE year. My hubby was posted to another state, to a city I knew no one and I had to figure out my new normal. The job part was simple, I was able to transfer… Continue reading A book I can read in a day: How I Became The Fittest Woman On Earth: My Story So Far by Tia-Clair Toomey.

White Wolf, by Lauren Gilley. Book 1 in Sons of Rome series.

White Wolf, by Lauren Gilley. Book 1 in Sons of Rome series. I first came across this author a few years ago, when another author I read every so often recommended her Dartmoor series on Facebook. As I quite enjoy the original author, Jen Frederick, I thought I would give the series a shot. Let… Continue reading White Wolf, by Lauren Gilley. Book 1 in Sons of Rome series.