Okay, enough about what I’m writing. Here’s what I’m reading (and have read) so far in 2019!

Next on my ‘to-read’ list…

(Thank you Brisbane Writers Festival!)

  • To Become a Whale, Ben Hobson (currently reading)
  • Boy Swallows Universe, Trent Dalton
  • The Butcherbird Stories, A.S. Patric
  • The Breeding Season, Amanda Niehaus
  • Wolfe Island, Lucy Treloar
  • Lenny’s Book of Everything, Karen Foxlee
  • Early Riser, Jasper Fforde
  • Vancouver, Juneau, Noho (Books 3,4,5 in The Wisdom Tree series), Nick Earls
  • Under The Lino, Caylie Jeffrey (local history meets compelling mystery in Milton!)
  • The Rosie Effect and The Rosie Result, Graeme Simsion
  • Burial Rites, Hannah Kent
  • Big Magic, Elizabeth Gilbert (for a dose of creative inspiration!).

Read and recommended

September

Do You Dream of Terra Two? Temi Oh

August

Planetfall, Emma Newman (my first venture into Sci-fi!)

July

The Ash Burner, Kari Gislason

June

The Promise of Iceland, Kari Gislason (current)

Venice, Part II of The Wisdom Tree novella series, Nick Earls

Gothham, Part I of The Wisdom Tree novella series, Nick Earls

May

Hired by the Mysterious Millionaire, Ally Blake (local Brisbane Romance writer!)

The Rosie Project, Graeme Simsion

April

Fighting the Current, Heather Waldorf (a book I have read every year, at least once, since high school!)

Two Steps Forward, Graeme Simsion & Anne Buist (Brilliant, has inspired me to walk The Camino one day!)

March

Addition, Toni Jordan (wonderful local author, such enlightening writing)

February

Judgement Rock, Joanna Murray-Smith (a quintessential novella for those who love our country, and lighthouses!)

Hopscotch, Jane Messer (another of Jane Messer’s to savour, so well executed)

January

Provenance, Jane Messer (a book I have read once a year, every year for a decade. My all-time favourite book!)