• Practical Magic | Alice Hoffman

  • The Hobbit | JRR Tolkien

  • Pride & Prejudice & Zombies | Seth Grahame-Smith

  • A Kiss From Mr Fitzgerald | Natasha Lester

  • The Marriage of Opposites | Alice Hoffman

  • Painting The Roses Red| Lewis Carroll’s Alice

  • Z: a novel of Zelda Fitzgerald | Therese Anne Fowler

  • The Midnight Dress | Karen Foxlee

  • The Probable Future | Alice Hoffman

  • The Miniaturist | Jessie Burton

  • Teacup Barton Cottages from Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen

  • The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

  • Hansel & Gretel by the Brothers Grimm

  • This is Halloween….

  • The Tailor’s Girl | Fiona McIntosh

  • Evergreen Falls by Kimberley Freeman

  • Reading Chair Cookies

  • Snow White by the Brothers Grimm

  • Longbourn by Jo Baker

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle

  • Bitter Greens, Kate Forsyth

  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll

  • Lost and Found, Brooke Davis

  • The Little Mermaid, Hans Christian Andersen

  • Bitter Greens, Kate Forsyth

  • Remarkable Creatures, Tracy Chevalier

The Tree of Paradise

Today’s cookies are inspired by a book I read recently which I was very glad to finish. Why was I glad to finish it? Well, let me tell you it wasn’t because it was bad. In fact, it was brilliant. Utterly evocative and compelling. But it gave me nightmares. It was disturbing and strange and […] Read more…

A Quick Cookie Update

Hello cookie lovers! It’s been awhile since I posted – apologies but as some of you who follow me on social media might know, I signed a three book deal last year with esteemed publisher Simon & Schuster! My first book, a historical fiction novel set in Estonia, is due out in March next year […] Read more…

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…

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