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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

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    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

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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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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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Snowflakes & Mittens – Eowyn Ivey’s The Snow Child

As Christmas approaches, I start making snowflakes… I know that down here in the lovely Antipodes, some people don’t associate Christmas with white winter flurries and sparkling vistas of frozen landscape. But you would be surprised how many people do! Must be something to do with our English heritage! Or perhaps it’s just enjoyable to […] Read more…

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This is Halloween…

Have you noticed that we are already halfway through October? That means it’s nearly time for my favourite holiday… Halloween!! I love Halloween. I know it’s not a really a very ‘Australian’ holiday, but it is gaining more and more traction here and every year, the shops are filled with more and more Halloween decorations […] Read more…

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