Book Review: HOLIDAYS by William McInnes

Actor and author William McInnesCREDIT TESSA ROSS-PHELAN

Australian actor and prolific author William McInnes, typifies so much of what is good about Australia, the straight-forward, community-minded Australia of his parents. His latest book, Holidays, tells of his childhood at the moment of discovering what the word “holiday” actually represented – a time … [Read more...]

Book Review: Bitter Greens by Kate Forsyth

[rating: 5] When I first took Bitter Greens in hand, I immediately assigned this brick-like tome to the ‘too long to read’ review pile. Before doing so, however, I briefly flipped open the first pages for a peek, as I am almost always tempted to do. Fast forward two weeks later, I was agonisingly ek … [Read more...]

Book Review: Maeve Binchy's Treasury

[rating: 4] “Treasury” is an apt description of this wonderful collection of over 40 short stories. Each of the stories is a real gem, unique and beautiful. Some are as subtle as aquamarines, or dazzling with the bright fire of diamonds; a few perhaps glowing with the depth of rubies and others, gen … [Read more...]