Fresh Find: “Star Brides: Procured” by Pia Manning — interview & giveaway

Pia Manning is an author I like very much. She has a seasoned perspective and incisive way with words. Her latest Siren romance came out this year, but I wanted you to experience the Pia Manning universe the same way I did, from her very first book. Pia has kindly donated to the giveaway prize … Continue reading Fresh Find: “Star Brides: Procured” by Pia Manning — interview & giveaway

Fresh Find: Handmade Gems

An assistant, a crafter, an essential oils boffin and a mum, Handmade Gems creator Gemma Sismey must surely be a time wizard to fit all of these things into her day. But no, she tells me. She's just got a knack for planning and an insatiable love for her passion projects. Her lovely handmade work … Continue reading Fresh Find: Handmade Gems

Fresh Find: “Forgotten Storm” by A.R. Vagnetti — interview & giveaway

My relationship with paranormal romance is long and strange. I think it's because I liked it so much in my teens, that it feels like a chain that tethers me to a tumultuous time in my life. Well, now in my late thirties, I've decided to just embrace it. And Forgotten Storm, by fellow Kyanite … Continue reading Fresh Find: “Forgotten Storm” by A.R. Vagnetti — interview & giveaway

Fresh Find: Renée Botman

Just five minutes chatting with Renée Botman reveals so much about her passion for a salt-of-the-earth way of life. She's a seamstress by day, florist by other times of day, a fresh-baked mum, and some WA country town's future treasure. Her handmade homewares are darling, Nanna-inspired pieces that have evolved a lot over the years. … Continue reading Fresh Find: Renée Botman