Category: Bookish

Momentum Books: Publisher QnA

Momentum Books: Publisher QnA

January 22, 2014 Bookish 5

I'm continuing my publisher QnA series with Momentum Books Australia today, an imprint of Pan Macmillan Australia. 1. Your official job title is...? I’m a Digital Marketing Executive with Momentum, the digital-first imprint of Pan Macmillan Australia. Our publisher is Joel Naoum. We publish a lot of different things but mainly romance, speculative fiction, and crime/action thrillers. 2. How long have been in your current position? Two years in February, I’ve been here since Momentum launched. 3. How did you break into the business? I came from bookselling, which used to be quite a common way to...

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HarperCollins Australia: Publisher QnA

HarperCollins Australia: Publisher QnA

January 21, 2014 Bookish 13

The first in my series of publisher QnA’s is by HarperCollins Publishers Australia, who among other things, bring out the HarperTeen and Voyager titles. HarperCollins is synonymous with quality (in my eyes), and their publicist has answered a few questions about reviewing for them. 1. Your official job title is…?…

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Most Anticipated Releases of 2014

Most Anticipated Releases of 2014

December 27, 2013 Bookish 3

Hey guys! Since 2014 is ridiculously close (I swear 2013 started a few weeks ago, where’d this year go!!) I think I should share the books I’m anticipating for next year. But first, I thought I’d take a trip down memory lane and share what I thought of the books…

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Best of 2013

Best of 2013

December 19, 2013 Bookish 2

Another year, another boatload of books read 🙂 It’s time for me to suck it up and try to tell you which books I enjoyed the most over the year. Fantasy One of my favourite fantasy reads of the year is The Cloud Roads (Books of the Raksura #1) by…

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Waiting on Wednesday 66

Waiting on Wednesday 66

December 18, 2013 Bookish 0

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that allows readers to showcase eagerly awaited upcoming releases. This week I’ve picked Secret by Brigid Kemmerer Expected publication: January 28th 2014 by Allen & Unwin Series: Elementals, Book 4 Genres: Paranormal Goodreads / Booktopia Nowhere is safe. Not…

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Australian Women Writers Reading Challenge – 2013 Roundup

Australian Women Writers Reading Challenge – 2013 Roundup

December 13, 2013 Bookish 0

It’s that time of year again – yearly round-up posts! You’ll be seeing more of these than actual reviews on the website since end of year deadlines are eating me alive and also, I love round-ups! This was my second year participating in the Australian Women Writers Reading Challenge (AWW…

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SpecFic 101: Australian Talent

SpecFic 101: Australian Talent

December 12, 2013 Bookish 6

Hello! Welcome to the fourth SpecFic 101: Introduction to Speculative Fiction post. We’ve talked about Big Fat Fantasy and YA in the past, but now I want to go outside these classifications and just focus on amazing Australian authors. There doesn’t seem to be a need for a lengthy introduction, but…

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Waiting on Wednesday 65

Waiting on Wednesday 65

December 11, 2013 Bookish 6

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that allows readers to showcase eagerly awaited upcoming releases. This week I’ve picked Divided We Fall by Trent Reedy Expected publication: January 28th 2014 by Arthur A. Levine Books Series: Divided We Fall, Book 1 Genres: Dystopian Goodreads /…

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Waiting on Wednesday 64

Waiting on Wednesday 64

December 4, 2013 Bookish 7

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that allows readers to showcase eagerly awaited upcoming releases. This week I’ve picked Flame by Amy Kathleen Ryan Expected publication: January 7th 2014 by St. Martin’s Griffin (PanMacAU) Series: Sky Chasers, Book 3 Genres: Science Fiction Goodreads / The…

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Waiting on Wednesday 63

Waiting on Wednesday 63

November 27, 2013 Bookish 12

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that allows readers to showcase eagerly awaited upcoming releases. This week I’ve picked Cress by Marissa Meyer Expected publication: February 6th 2014 by Penguin Series: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 3 Genres: Science Fiction Goodreads / The Book Depository…

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Waiting on Wednesday 62

Waiting on Wednesday 62

November 20, 2013 Bookish 4

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that allows readers to showcase eagerly awaited upcoming releases. This week I’ve picked Burn by Julianna Baggott Expected publication: February 1st 2014 by Headline Fiction Series: Pure, Book 3 Genres: Post Apocalyptic Goodreads / The Book Depository Is the world…

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