Trouble is brewing . . .
From England’s seaside town of Brighton to India’s slums of Calcutta and the breathtaking Himalayan mountains, The Tea Gardens is a story of heroism, heartache and healing and the latest release from Fiona McIntosh internationally bestselling author of The Chocolate Tin, The Perfumer’s Secret, The Last Dance and Nightingale. Meet and hear Fiona at this special evening event.
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One of today’s greatest crime writers, Michael Robotham returns with a new brand-new thriller, The Other Wife. Don’t miss your chance to meet and hear from the multi-million-copy best-selling author and former investigative journalist as discusses his new book, at this special Sunday afternoon session.
Sunday, 12 August 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
Don’t miss this opportunity to meet and hear Moreno Giovannoni discuss his debut novel, ‘The Fireflies of Autumn’. This absorbing tale takes us to the olive groves and piazzas of the little-known Tuscan village of San Ginese. With recollections of Italo Calvino’s fables, this is Tuscany as you have never seen it before.
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Hear academic and author Kim Hodges discuss her latest book 'Girl Over The Edge', the follow-up to her successful memoir 'Girl On The Edge' about her lived experience of mental illness. Have you ever wondered what happens in a mental health clinic or hospital? Or what an episode of severe depression feels like? Kim talks about her experiences in a raw, honest and confronting way. Kim’s presentation will provide insights and reduce the stigma often associated with mental illness.
Join award winning screenwriter Mira Robertson, who has written for 'Only the Brave' and 'Head On' as she discusses her debut novel, 'The Unexpected Education of Emily Dean'. Mira's new book is described as a charming coming-of-age novel about desire, deceit and self-discovery.
Wednesday, 1 August 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
What do you do when your perfect life . . . isn’t? Join best-selling local author Ellie O’Neill as she discusses her delightful new novel, 'The Right Girl', a story about choices and consequences and living your best life.
Thursday, 2 August 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
‘Natural Harry’ started as a beach-side smoothie caravan and has grown to include two beautiful recipe books. 'Natural Harry' and 'Whole' celebrate the abundance of whole, colourful plant foods and the nourishing dishes that can be created with them. Focusing on nutrition and good quality ingredients, come along and meet Harriet and hear about the simple living philosophy behind the books.
Thursday, 9 August 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm