• 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

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…

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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