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Meeting Readers IRL: A Guest Post From An Author’s Perspective (SW#45)

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Heyo Bookaholics! Author Guest Post from Carolyn Denman! I wrote a post in late September this year, titled What To Say When Meeting Authors! I wrote it because I’m super awkward and my hands shake violently when I speak to people whom I admire or when I’m asking about something of which I’m scared of the answer. I don’t remember how it came about – but I believe it was after I posted the original post – author, Carolyn Denman replied to […]

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What To Say When Meeting Authors! (SW#36)

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Heyo Bookaholics! It’s so fricking nervewracking! Authors only visit select locations such as select populated city centres and large bookstores or event venues and if you’re lucky, most of the time meeting them is a free event. Living in Melbourne and fairly close to the city, I’ve had the opportunity to meet my fair share of Melbourne based and non-Melbourne based Australian authors, sharing with them the launches of their novels in cosy inner-city bookstores. They’re all fun events and […]

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An Interview with Author Jes Layton!

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Heyo Bookaholics! A new YA author? Yes, please!! Okay, so this is probably the best post ever on my blog! I’m not just saying that. I interviewed one of my favourite people in the writing industry who also happens to be a friend of mine and if you haven’t heard her speak about writing you really must! Jes Layton is a freelance artist and writer and now a published author in a new release anthology titled Underdog edited by Tobias M. […]

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Underdog Book Launch! The Most Down To Earth Book Event <3

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Heyo Bookaholics! The Most Down-To-Earth Book Event Ever! On Friday the 15th of March I attended the book launch for Underdog, a #LoveOzYA anthology of short stories based on what it is like to be an Australian. The novel is named after the new publishing company of the same name, started by the book’s editor Tobias Madden. The event was held at Dymocks books on Collins St. in Melbourne’s CBD. It is the biggest Dymocks – and probably the biggest book store […]

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Fierce Fragile Hearts by Sarah Barnard | Spoiler Free Book Review

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Heyo Bookaholics! New Year, Same Books, New TBR! Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by Pan Macmillan Australia and #OzYABloggers as a review copy for a blog tour.   I’m back! This isn’t part of our usual scheduled programming but I promised to deliver you a review for Fierce Fragile Hearts by Sara Barnard today. This book made me laugh, cry, and contemplate life in different ways. ABOUT THE BOOK: Fierce Fragile Hearts is the stunning companion novel to Sara Barnard’s […]

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Fierce Fragile Hearts by Sarah Barnard | Author Interview

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Heyo Bookaholics! New Year, Same Books, New TBR! Before I begin, I’d like to extend a huge huge thank you to Pan Macmillan Australia and #AusYABloggers for the opportunity to partake in this wonderful book tour. Today is the first day if the blog tour for Fierce Fragile Hearts, a novel by Sara Barnard to be published on the 12th of February 2019. This novel is the sequel to Beautiful Broken Things but can be read alone, much like I did. […]

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New Author I Found In 2018!

Heyo Bookaholics! 2018 Was A Brilliant Reading Year! This post is for Day 24 of #FinnFuryRevolution. I haven’t given enough credit to myself about my reading habits of 2018. I read novels from a lot of new authors, including the two I am going to talk about in this post. I have mentioned previously that Bloomsbury kindly sends me proof copies of new release novels in advance which has helped me widen my reading range and discover books I would otherwise […]

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Tin Heart Book Launch!!!

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Heyo Bookaholics! Last night I attended the book launch for Tin Heart by Shivaun Plozza. The event was located at Dymocks in Melbourne’s City, and hosted by Allen & Unwin and Inside a Dog – who are responsible for The Inky Awards of which the longlists have already been released. It was such an amazing night! There was lots of laughter, chatter, and socialisation especially on my part.

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Melanie Schubert Author Interview

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Heyo Bookaholics! Before I start I would love to thank Melanie for being so wonderful as to answer some questions for me about her first novel Gregory and The Grimbockle. Melanie has been so open, and I feel like I have learnt more about her as not just an author but as a person and what she has been through to get to where she is today (and you will to by reading this Q&A). I posted a review of […]

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Gregory & The Grimbockle By Melanie Schubert | Review

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I received the book direct from the Author in return for an honest review. This post is not sponsored, all opinions are my own, and passages from the book referenced will be quoted. Massive thanks to the Author Melanie Schubert for this opportunity. Heyo Bookaholics! It seems like it’s been forever since my last book review with all the wrap-up, haul, TBR and New Years posts that have been consuming my blog; although I really loved to share all of […]

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