68 episodes

Welcome to the Australian Book Lovers podcast! Our mission is to bring fabulous Australian and Indigenous literature that spans a whole range of 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 & Darren

    • Arts

Welcome to the Australian Book Lovers podcast! Our mission is to bring fabulous Australian and Indigenous literature that spans a whole range of 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 David Cairns Of Finavon

    Author David Cairns Of Finavon

    Join hosts Veronica and Darren for a literary step back in time as we delve into the trials and tribulations of convict life thanks to a deep and thorough chat with historical fiction  author David Cairns of Finavon! Not only that but there are chats about Razz'a and Snips and which one was best, the various different types of book readers, what makes gold so special and who were the Australian celebrities born in 1968... 

    But that's not all! There's industry news, the Reader's Cafe featuring a book review by aweseome contributor Naomi Shippen, and a special appearance by superstar author and podcast producer Hayley Walsh of The Write Words Podcast in the Writer's Lounge, so we invite you to hit play, sit back and enjoy a little reading and writing love...

    Visit www.australianbooklovers.com to learn more.

    • 2 hr 50 min
    Author Miranda Luby

    Author Miranda Luby

    Could this be our biggest episode yet? Join hosts Veronica and Darren for podcast 67 featuring a Reader's Cafe with special guest Belinda Grant who shares a book review with us, an incredible interview with author Miranda Luby, a laughter fuelled visit to the Writer's Lounge with special guests Reb Langham and Kevin Klehr from Twitter's #AusWrites, industry news, chats about a missing prime minister, the dangers of fake news, the complexities of traversing new digital realms and of course a quote or two! It's time to get comfortable...

    Intro - 00:00

    News - 16.15

    Reader's Cafe - 23.22

    Author Interview -40.00

    Interview Discussion - 1:32.30

    Writer's Lounge - 1.50.35

    Episode Wrap Up - 2:43.50

    Visit www.australianbooklovers.com to learn more.

    • 2 hr 50 min
    Author Dime Sheppard

    Author Dime Sheppard

    Episode 66 is here and with it some brand new segments! Join hosts Veronica and Darren as they discuss clickety keyboards, the possible cosmic river of archetypes that brings voice to the muse, chickens waiting for spaceships and aliens advertising on Youtube...

    Not only that, but Darren enjoys a stupendously fun interview with crime author Dime Sheppard who chats about her latest release Crime Writer, the door is opened for the first time to the Reader's Cafe, and author K.M. Allan joins the brand new Writer's Lounge for some relaxing banter! Grab a coffee or a sneaky wine, sit back and (we hope) enjoy the show...

    Intro - 00:00

    News - 13:35

    Reader's Cafe - 19:50

    Author Interview - 36:25

    Interview Discussion - 1:48:20

    Writer's Lounge - 2:07:55

    Episode Wrap Up - 2:31:05

    Visit www.australianbooklovers.com to learn more.

    • 2 hr 40 min
    Author Holden Sheppard

    Author Holden Sheppard

    Join hosts Veronica and Darren for a filled to 'the brink' episode featuring a deep and motivating interview with astounding author Holden Sheppard, as well as discussions about pen licenses, how persistance and tenacity can walk beside you on even the most difficult paths, the fine line between a good or bad lamington, and the importance of facing painful truths and turning them into stunning jewels...

    Not only that but we have a wonderful book review by Naomi Shippen and a fascinating reading by author Lucy Christopher from her latest book Release, so settle back and hit play!

    Visit www.australianbooklovers.com to learn more. 

    • 2 hr 18 min
    Author Nikky Lee

    Author Nikky Lee

    Join hosts Veronica and Darren for a filled to the brim episode featuring discussions about the monster that just might lurk within us all, sharp eggs that can't be found in attics, book news, book reviews and a whole lot more...

    Not only that, but Veronica sits down with the astoundingly magical author Nikky Lee to discuss all the secret ingredients that make her books so special! And, as if that's not enough, Nikky was kind enough to record a reading from her latest book The Rarkyn's Familiar so sit back, relax, and be swept away to dark, emotion filled lands...

    Visit www.australianbooklovers.com to discover more.

    • 2 hr 28 min
    Author Lucy Christopher

    Author Lucy Christopher

    After a slight pause thanks to geographical relocation madness and insanity, episode 63 is here! 

    Join hosts Veronica and Darren for a jam packed edition featuring discussions about chasing brown snakes down wombat holes, the irony of agreeing to fight for a truth that can't be proven, the intricacies of delving into sympathetic elements of human monsters and why love is such a double edged sword. 

    What makes this episode extra special though is a magical interview with best selling author Lucy Christopher, who shares with us the wonders of her literary and academic journey, chats about her latest book "Release", and introduces us to possibly the fastest dog in the world, Rocket...

    Visit www.australianbooklovers.com to learn more.

    • 2 hr 5 min

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