Browsing Category Beloved Books

Beloved Books, curated by Danielle Johnston, Journeys To Come Editor

Thursday, June 7, 2018

  "101 Inspirations For Your Journey", by Meredith Gaston. It wasn't hard to decide whether this would resonate with a Journeys To Come audience! I picked up this sweet hard-cover book a fortnight ago from a shop (The Epicurean) in Red Hill, on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula (which is, I believe, close to where its author now resides). In ...

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Beloved Books, Curated by Sarah Harrison, Little Miss Melbourne, & Guest Editor

Thursday, May 24, 2018

"Women Who Run With The Wolves - Contacting the Power of the Wild Woman", by Clarissa Pinkola Estes. For all of its feminine wisdom and intuitive insights. "The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck", by Sarah Knight. This is Sarah Knight’s lifestyle take on Marie Kondo’s art of decluttering and living a tidy life. Knight’s hilarious ...

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Beloved Books, curated by Joel Carnegie, ABC Classic FM Radio Host, & Guest Editor

Thursday, May 17, 2018

  "The Amazing Mrs Livesey", by Freda Marnie Nicholls. A ridiculously absurd (but true) tale of Australia’s greatest imposter who had over 40 aliases, eight official marriages, four children, five divorces and one of Australia’s greatest fraudsters.     "The Pillars of the Earth" series, by Ken Follett. Giant tomes of gripping drama from 12th Century England and beyond.     "All The Light ...

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Beloved Books, Curated by Diane Squires, Two’s a Crowd Travel & JTC Guest Editor

Thursday, May 10, 2018

I love that reading can take you anywhere in the world in a few pages. When I’m travelling, I always try to read a book on the place I’m travelling through, so I can pick out the names of towns and better visualise where the writer is. But I love too, that feeling of sitting ...

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Beloved Books, curated by Vanessa O’Hanlon, Channel 9 Southern NSW Newsreader & Guest Editor!

Thursday, May 3, 2018

It’s always tough culling my list of beloved books down to three but I guess these three books, not in this order, have inspired and opened my mind to destinations beyond my belief.   "Holy Cow" by Sarah MacDonald I admit to reading this after a trip to India. If only I had read it before.  I was ...

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Beloved Books, curated by Kirsty Manning, Author, “The Jade Lily”

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Being asked to choose just three favourite books is like being asked to choose between my children! But here are three books that have stayed with me, and I devour them for comfort and inspiration - as one might a favourite bowl of bowl of pasta or noodle soup. "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee The ...

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