115 episodes

Australian Book Lovers is on a mission is to bring fabulous Australian and Indigenous literature from all genres to book lovers around the globe, as well as fantastic resources and information for passionate authors looking to write their next bestseller. Visit www.australianbooklovers.com to learn more!

Australian Book Lovers Veronica Strachan

    • Arts

Australian Book Lovers is on a mission is to bring fabulous Australian and Indigenous literature from all genres to book lovers around the globe, as well as fantastic resources and information for passionate authors looking to write their next bestseller. Visit www.australianbooklovers.com to learn more!

    Author Monika Schott

    Author Monika Schott

    In episode 114, Veronica and Laurie realise the word ludiosis (a John Koenig original) describes their podcast planning magnificently. As well as all the regular events, news and the Melbourne weather, there's book spotlights, quotes, and reviews. And much laughter. Veronica chats with the wonderful Dr Monika Schott about her art, books, and being an advocate for marginalised communities.Book Spotlights:Artemisia, Aurora and Aphrodite (Regency Goddesses Series) by D.G. Rampton - regency roman...

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Author Sue-Ellen Pashley

    Author Sue-Ellen Pashley

    In Episode 113 we give a big shout out to our newest subscribers Hayley Walsh and Nadine Abrahams. We talk Victorian library and Aus vs US best seller stats, NAIDOC week awards and Karajia Awards shortlists, pitching tips, reading trends, and ideas for the literary Olympics. Plus, congrats to Helen Edwards and Nikky Lee for recent book cover reveals.In a dragon-laden interview with multi-talented Sue-Ellen Pashley, she shares her wisdom, experience and advice, as well what Darth Vader wears u...

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Author Nadine Abrahams

    Author Nadine Abrahams

    In episode 112, Veronica and Laurie bring you libraries, warm winter reads, Lego adventures, Story Dogs, fellowships, industry news, made up words, reminders about the free online RAW (readers are writers) workshop with Dr Rachel Matthews and so much more... (Did you know, karanoia is terror of the blank page?) Veronica has another go at the PMI Victorian History Library's Friday Riddle. You'll have to listen to the next episode to see if she's close. Laurie has a wonderful chat wit...

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Author Les Zigomanis

    Author Les Zigomanis

    In Episode 111, Veronica & Laurie bring you news, reviews and rabbit holes about phonics, olympic cyclists, AI surveys, festivals, events and anthologies (two from Deadset Press: Rebels and Rainbows + Embrace the Silence). Plus Laurie takes a deep dive interview with the amazing author Les Zig (Lazaros Zigomanis). Our book review is the final volume in the YA series Blackbirch. Blackbirch 4: The Collector by K.M. Allan.Book spotlights this episode include:Crossing Continents: A Cycl...

    • 1 hr 39 min
    Writer's Room with Andrea Barton & Kirsten Hunter

    Writer's Room with Andrea Barton & Kirsten Hunter

    In the Writer's Room for Ep110, Veronica and Laurie chat with the brilliant, multi-talented crime authors Andrea Barton (The Godfather of Dance) and Kirsten Hunter (Murder at the Narssisus Gardening Club). We explore the adventures and experiences that brought them to writing and publishing their debut crime novels. Both have recently released first in a series starring a fabulous female sleuth. Though delivering very different stories, we discover both authors have written childrens books an...

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Author Tania Blanchard

    Author Tania Blanchard

    Veronica & Laurie wrestle with feline critics, share findings from the Indie Author Survey results, and manage to use the words poggled and nyctous in conversation. Plus we bring you Darren Kasenkow's final interview with inspiring author Tania Blanchard, more news, book spotlights, quotes, and reviews.Book spotlights this episode include:Edward's Cat: Three Cats, a Magical Legacy. And a Dog. by Maria P Frino - YA fantasySisters of the Sands by J.B. Villinger - science fictionThe Painting...

    • 2 hr 2 min

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