The Infernal Devices takes place in the shadowhunter world created by author Cassandra Clare and is a prequel to The Mortal Instruments series, featuring some of the Mortal Instruments characters ancestors. The world itself is centred around downworlders (warewolfs, vampires, warlocks and demons) and nelphilim (the part angel, part human offspring) as each group struggles for power, acceptance and survival.
Firstly, I am REALLY late in posting this as I had some computer troubles, but thankfully …fingers crossed… everything is all good now.
‘Mini Pack’ Review
The Mini Pack is a little gift pack that contains a Penguin Little Black Classic and a few other cool items. They’re only $10 (+$2 shipping) from The Story Pack. Then come in variety of packs which includes different stories, jewellery, key rings, etc. and teabags.
Title: The Secrets of Midwives
Author: Sally Hempworth
The Secrets of Midwives in an extraordinary second novel written by talented Australian author Sally Hempworth. What’s even more extraordinary is that Sally is NOT a midwife! Yet it is clear that she has done a vast amount of research which has paid off. To readers who have no medical knowledge it really does sound like it’s written by someone who has worked in the profession. But do not let that put you off, as the novel is easy to understand and does not get bogged down in medical terms.
Yep, that’s right, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Part I and II, upcoming plays set in the HP universe, are due to be released as a book in stores on July 31st!!!
As part of the Adelaide Writers Week, The City of Charles Stuart Libraries in South Australia is holding some exciting events of their own.
Not only are their Hindmarsh and Henley libraries hosting live streaming session of the event with FREE cheese platters and refreshments but their Findon library is also hosting an information session on publishing. These guys really know how to take care of their patrons!
With Valentines Day (February 14th) soon approaching I was wondering who everyone’s perfect book character date is? In other words, if you could choose one character from any book you’ve read to go an a date with, who would you choose?
Adelaide Writers week will be happening this year in the city of Adelaide, South Australia between February 27th and May 3rd. Held at the Pioneer Women’s Memorial Gardens, off King William Street, this week long event is a great chance for those who are interested in writing, stories, or even a particular author to learn more about a particular author or story, and possibly get your book signed.