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    Practical Magic | Alice Hoffman

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    The Hobbit | JRR Tolkien

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    Pride & Prejudice & Zombies | Seth Grahame-Smith

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    A Kiss From Mr Fitzgerald | Natasha Lester

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    The Marriage of Opposites | Alice Hoffman

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    Painting The Roses Red| Lewis Carroll’s Alice

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    Z: a novel of Zelda Fitzgerald | Therese Anne Fowler

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    The Midnight Dress | Karen Foxlee


    The Probable Future | Alice Hoffman

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    The Miniaturist | Jessie Burton

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    Teacup Barton Cottages from Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen

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    The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

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    Hansel & Gretel by the Brothers Grimm

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    This is Halloween….

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    The Tailor’s Girl | Fiona McIntosh

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    Evergreen Falls by Kimberley Freeman

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    Reading Chair Cookies

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    Snow White by the Brothers Grimm

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    Longbourn by Jo Baker

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    The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle

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    Bitter Greens, Kate Forsyth

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    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll

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    Lost and Found, Brooke Davis

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    The Little Mermaid, Hans Christian Andersen

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    Bitter Greens, Kate Forsyth

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    Remarkable Creatures, Tracy Chevalier


Pride & Prejudice & … Zombies!

“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains.” – Pride & Prejudice & Zombies | Seth Grahame-Smith Hello all! It’s been some time between posts. I hope you’ve all been well and that you’ve been baking or reading or both! It’s coming up […] Read more…


Lost Dreams and the Daring ’20s in Therese Anne Fowler’s Z: a novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

< a href="http://www.natashalester.com.au/"> The Book I love when new books come out by my favourite authors and lately I’ve felt very spoilt for choice. I’ve just finished reading The Beast’s Garden, by Kate Forsyth; and it was every bit as wonderful as I hoped it would be. Cookies inspired by that wonderful novel are coming […] Read more…


Secrets & Bees – Alice Hoffman’s The Probable Future

Hello dear readers! Sorry it’s been a little while since my last post. I have been deeply involved in researching my historical fiction novel (yes, I am an aspiring novelist as well!) It’s a historical fiction novel set in Estonia about two women working on opposite sides of the Stalinist regime, one running from the […] Read more…

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