Fiction

From Rejection to Publication: How a short story found its home

In this age of email and text message, it’s lovely to receive something in the post that isn’t a bill. It’s more lovely when that thing is a parcel. It’s even lovelier still when the parcel contains a beautiful book which has one of YOUR short stories published in it. I first started writing ‘Glory Season’ three years ago. The…

MEET JOSEPHINE MOON, AUTHOR OF ‘The Chocolate Promise’

We are in for a guilt-free treat! Josephine Moon is the Queensland author of two thoroughly delectable works of ‘foodie fiction’. I described her latest release, ‘The Chocolate Promise’, as the literary equivalent of a nourishing, heart-warming cup of tea – which, funnily enough, was the focus of her first novel, ‘The Tea Chest.’  In this interview, Josephine talks to Book Birdy…

REVIEW: ‘Big Little Lies’ by Liane Moriarty

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This book is an iron-fist in a velvet glove. You think you’re reading chick-lit, and BAM, you’re suddenly reading about one of the most serious issues facing society today.