Search results for tag: Rachael Johns

RWA Romantic Book of the Year (The Ruby) 2015 Finalists announced

The finalists for this year’s Romantic Books of the Year Award, affectionately known as The Ruby, have been announced! Voted on by Australian readers, the contest is open each year to any Australian or New Zealand romance author who has published a long or short romance novel with the winners to be announced at the Romance Writer’s of Australia conference in August. Long Romance: Ri... Read more

by | June 15, 2015

Nine Naughty Questions with… Rachael Johns, author of The Road to Hope

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Rachael Johns author of The Road to Hope and many more… Nine Naughty Questions ———————————- 1. I wonder, is a Romance writer born or made? Please tell us a little about your life before publication. I was made from heartache mixed with a liberal dose of teenage dramatics. I’d never been a huge r... Read more

by | May 29, 2015

GUEST BLOG: Bestselling author Rachael Johns lists her Top Ten Romance Books

We’re so lucky to be able to host guest blogs from some of Australia’s Favourite Authors, and with the dust settling on Valentine’s Day, we’ve got a special treat for Romance lovers. A guest blog from romance bestseller Rachael Johns! Rachael unveils her Top Ten Romance Books of All-Time. Did your favourites make the cut? Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding Thi... Read more

by | February 16, 2015

Australia’s Favourite Author 2015 – Places 50-41

January is the month of Australian Stories at Booktopia, and to celebrate we’re counting down Australia’s 50 Favourite Authors, as voted by you! Every day we’ll unveil 10 authors until, on Friday, we announce Australia’s Favourite Author for 2015! Let the countdown begin! 50. Trudi Canavan Trudi Canavan was born in Kew, Melbourne and grew up in Ferntree Gully, a suburb a... Read more

by | January 19, 2015

Absolutely Fabulous News!

We’ve all heard the news and now we are SO excited! Aren’t we? Well, if you haven’t already heard there may be an Absolutely Fabulous film released this year! I have loved this show for so long, I can’t even remember when I started watching it. My mother always hated it but my grandfather adored it, he saw things my way. I think what we both loved about Absolutely Fabulo... Read more

by | January 11, 2015

GUEST BLOG – Bestselling author Rachael Johns on her real life Outback Blaze

I’m so excited to be releasing the second book in my Bunyip Bay series, Outback Blaze. As the title suggests, the book involves a fire and although the fire and the story that accompanies it are fictional, this book was in part inspired by a real-life event. In 2009, my husband and I lived in Kojonup (a small but vibrant community in South Western Australia). My husband was the manager of the s... Read more

by | May 7, 2014

Win a High Tea Experience with bestselling author Rachael Johns

Thanks to Harlequin Books Australia, every Booktopia customer who orders a copy of Rachael Johns’ new novel Outback Blaze before May 1st will go in the draw to win 1 of 10 High Tea experiences at The Tea Cosy, The Rocks, Sydney on 10th May 2014 (flights not included). Oh, did we mention that Rachael Johns herself will be at the High Tea too! For those unable to get to Sydney there are als... Read more

by | April 28, 2014

Harlequin joins our Booktoberfest celebration – you could win one of six Rural Romance Prize Packs valued at $120!

How would you like to give everyone you love a book for Christmas… without you having to pay a cent? To help us celebrate Booktoberfest our friends at Harlequin are giving you the chance to win to one of six Rural Romance Prize Packs valued at $120! Just buy any book in their Booktoberfest showcase and go in the draw to win! Click here to enter the Harlequin showcase Harlequin Booktoberfe... Read more

by | October 14, 2013

2013 Romance Writers of Australia Conference: Top 10 moments

Recently our Romance Specialist Haylee Nash flew the flag for Booktopia at the 2013 Romance Writers of Australia conference in Fremantle. These are her stories. For those of you who have never been to a Romance Writers of Australia (RWA) Conference, or indeed any kind of romance conference, let me paint you a picture. Imagine a modestly sized room, filled with women. Hundreds of women. Each of ... Read more

by | September 4, 2013

The Secret Lives of Emma: Beginnings – a guest review by bestselling author Rachael Johns

Bestselling author and voracious consumer of romance Rachael Johns gives an insider’s perspective on The Secret Lives of Emma: Beginnings by Natasha Walker Before I start, I must admit, I haven’t read Fifty Shades of Grey or any of the supposed spin-offs and had absolutely no inclination to do so. I read 100 pages of Grey because I thought I should – it sold bucket loads and as an author ... Read more

by | June 13, 2013