Recent Reads

Each month I list the books I’ve been reading and comment on the ones that take my fancy. What have you been reading lately?


Conference, unexpected interviews(!) and August reading list

Conference, unexpected interviews(!) and August…

How on earth did I have any time to read at all this month? Can’t figure it out! What with the lead-up to the conference, being so exhausted afterwards I spent two days in a zombie-like...
“Romance and the City!” & July reads

“Romance and the City!” & July reads

Our Romance Writers of New Zealand 14th annual writers’ conference is nearly upon us. This year we’ve taken a leap of faith and changed our venue to Crowne Plaza Hotel,...
Regency research and reading list for June

Regency research and reading list for June

I’ve just bought the most awesome research book called ‘Georgette Heyer’s Regency World’ by Jennifer Kloester. It’s fascinating! And when I get to June’s...
May reading list and a high concept to die for

May reading list and a high concept to die for

Lots of variety this month, from chick-lit and straight-out fantasy through to YA and paranormal. If you’re wanting something really different, check out this futuristic paranormal:...
Choc-Cross Buns, Flu and April’s reading list

Choc-Cross Buns, Flu and April’s reading…

What a month! School holidays, overindulging in Easter Eggs and Choc-Cross Buns (and even though there really could be 100 choc-chips in each bun as claimed, this chocoholic thinks...
Recent reads for March

Recent reads for March

And to finish up the March posts: recent reads this month… I recently had the great privilege to share coffee, great homemade muffins and chat about writing with a couple of...
Movie adaptations of novels

Movie adaptations of novels

And so the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter marathon has ended…(sob!) until I get my paws on the next in the series. Reading another old favourite this month: Robert Ludlum’s...
Cats and Vampire Slayers

Cats and Vampire Slayers

Cats… The month of January has been and gone and I’ve been reading up a storm – in between writing up a storm, that is. Trying my hand at writing to a self-imposed...
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