#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · conservation · environment · historical fiction · new release

Book Review: The Lost Valley by Jennifer Scoullar

Title: The Lost Valley Author: Jennifer Scoullar Published: August 27th 2018 Publisher: Pilyara Press Pages: 332 Genres: Fiction, Australian, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A Tasmanian East Of Eden A sweeping saga of ambition, betrayal and dangerous love. Tasmania, 1929: Ten-year-old-twins, Tom and Harry Abbott, are orphaned by a tragedy that shocks Hobart society. They find sanctuary with their reclusive grandmother, growing up… Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Valley by Jennifer Scoullar

2016 Reviews · Australian · conservation · historical fiction · romance · rural ficition

Book Review: The Rarest Thing by Deborah O’Brien

Book blurb: It’s 1966, and a mountain pygmy possum – a species that scientists considered to be long-extinct – is discovered in the Victorian High Country and transported to Melbourne where newspapers dub it ‘the world’s rarest creature’. Thirty-year-old Dr Katharine Wynter is a palaeontologist who’s more comfortable with ancient bones than live human beings,… Continue reading Book Review: The Rarest Thing by Deborah O’Brien