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Author of the Month: Alli Sinclair

June 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

  Alli Sinclair is Australian born but spent her early adult years traveling the globe: scaling mountains in Nepal, Argentina, and Peru, rafting the Ganges, and riding a camel in the Sahara. She lived in Argentina and Peru and it was there her love of dance bloomed. When she wasn’t [...]

REVIEW: Alli Sinclair’s ‘Burning Fields’

May 28, 2018 // 1 Comment

REVIEW: Alli Sinclair’s ‘Burning Fields’   Burning Fields Alli Sinclair 1948 The world is struggling to regain a sense of balance after the devastation of World War II, and the sugar cane–growing community of Piri River in northern Queensland is no exception.  As returned [...]

Review: James Moloney’s ‘The Love That I Have’

March 19, 2018 // 1 Comment

  The Love That I Have James Moloney For fans of The Book Thief, a powerful and heartbreaking story set during WW2 that stays with you long after the final page is read. Margot Baumann hasleft school to take up her sister’s job in the mailroom of a large prison. Butthis is Germany in [...]

Ten Books That Changed Me with Jackie French

March 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

  Ten Books That Changed Me with Jackie French   Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte She was poor, homeless, alone, and no one cared about her. ‘But I care for myself,’ she said. I was only seven when I first read Jane Eyre, neglected, scared, and would be homeless at 15. But Jane Eyre gave [...]

REVIEW: Tess Woods’ ‘Beautiful Messy Love’

July 20, 2017 // 1 Comment

  Beautiful Messy Love Tess Woods What happens when love and loyalty collide? When football star Nick Harding hobbles into the Black Salt Cafe the morning after the night before, he is served by Anna, a waitress with haunted-looking eyes and no interest in footballers, famous or otherwise. [...]

AUTHOR FEATURE: Maggie Alderson (plus giveaway)

March 13, 2017 // 1 Comment

It is our pleasure to introduce internationally bestselling author, Maggie Alderson, to AusRom Today.   Describe The Scent of You in one word: Perfumed.   We meet The Scent of You‘s main character, perfumer blogger Polly Masterson-Mackay, at a time where her life has suddenly become [...]