Comments for Alene Ivey https://aleneivey.macleayisland.net Tales from the Island Sat, 09 Feb 2019 00:27:57 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.4 Comment on Short Stories by robbie kirk https://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/short-stories/#comment-127 Sun, 28 Jun 2015 01:57:16 +0000 http://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/?page_id=104#comment-127 Alene, this is just the type of story that’s perfect for a children’s picture book. Congrats. Lovely visual tale.

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Comment on Path to Redemption by michele s newton https://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/path-to-redemption/#comment-126 Sat, 27 Jun 2015 11:59:58 +0000 http://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/?p=165#comment-126 Alene congratulations on your Stringy Bark Highly Commended award, you must be very pleased. Good to hear your book is selling long may it continue for you.
Cheers
Chele

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Comment on The Early Bird by robbie kirk https://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/product/the-early-bird/#comment-125 Fri, 29 May 2015 04:42:48 +0000 http://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/?post_type=product&p=236#comment-125 The Early Bird gets the words. These enchanting short stories are from a writer who has travelled extensively. From Africa, a story of a horrific night with the legendary Nandi Bear. In Glory Days we feel the disappointment of the old being cast aside for the new but the rhythm of the dance continues. And then there’s My Favourite Thing that takes us into the night with a twist of intrigue. Three stories from a talented writer that leave us wanting more.
Robbiekirk@wordpress.com

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Comment on Turn Right at the Pinkshirt by michele s newton https://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/product/turn-right-at-the-pinkshirt/#comment-122 Wed, 27 May 2015 10:28:35 +0000 http://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/?post_type=product&p=176#comment-122 Alene Ivey’s book Turn Right at the Pink Shirt is brimmed full of stories, travels and adventures. The journeys take you on a Kaleidoscope ride of how different human beings and their lives are in our big world. Alene has an empathetic, humorous approach in sharing her travel experiences she has so enjoyed. I recommend this as a great read to armchair travellers.

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Comment on Happy New Year by Oriel https://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/happy-new-year/#comment-116 Mon, 18 May 2015 01:45:43 +0000 http://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/?p=148#comment-116 You should be very proud of all of your accomplishments, even if you don’t win awards (although that’s super cool) you are doing great just being able to get it out there.

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Comment on A Sense of Deja Vu by Oriel https://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/a-sense-of-deja-vu/#comment-115 Mon, 18 May 2015 01:42:20 +0000 http://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/?p=139#comment-115 I loved this so much, left me with that I love life feeling. Well written and thought provoking

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Comment on Paradise Landing by Trish Cation https://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/product/paradise-landing/#comment-113 Sun, 17 May 2015 01:32:48 +0000 http://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/?post_type=product&p=208#comment-113 I really enjoyed Paradise Landing. It’s not just a terrific crime story, it’s also a moving story about community, family, love and friendship. Alene has created a wonderful island setting, populated it with a cast of unique characters and thrown world-weary journalist Megan headfirst into it. Why don’t you join her? It’s a great read.

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Comment on Turn Right at the Pinkshirt by Trish Cation https://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/product/turn-right-at-the-pinkshirt/#comment-112 Sun, 17 May 2015 01:22:46 +0000 http://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/?post_type=product&p=176#comment-112 Turn Right at the Pink Shirt is no ordinary travel book. Alene grabs you by the hand and takes you with her on a fabulous journey to the far corners of earth. Alene has an amazing ability to get inside the hearts and minds of the people she meets and share her wonder, joy, amusement and sometimes shock at what she encounters in her adventures. I love this book and would recommend it to anyone who is interested in reading about other peoples, other cultures and other landscapes. In a word, it is enchanting.

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Comment on Turn Right at the Pinkshirt by Desmond Kelly https://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/product/turn-right-at-the-pinkshirt/#comment-111 Fri, 08 May 2015 01:22:42 +0000 http://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/?post_type=product&p=176#comment-111 The title should tell you; this is not the conventional traveller reporting on the history of the places she’s been to, but a person with a sharp eye for the human realities of place and culture and a good sense of humour. Alene Ivey is a humanitarian who sees us all in whoever she goes and makes us believe that we too can travel widely – if we have a mind to. And she can write!

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Comment on Paradise Landing by Desmond Kelly https://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/product/paradise-landing/#comment-109 Fri, 08 May 2015 01:18:03 +0000 http://aleneivey.macleayisland.net/?post_type=product&p=208#comment-109 This is a strong yet simple story of a mystery, adventure and romance on a small tropical island off the coast of Queensland. It sweeps along in a very believable modern setting but the real strength of the novel is in the wonderfully rich cast of characters who make up this new world Meagan chances into. Here are people to make you laugh, to engage you in their isolated world, but above all they are people to believe and to care about.
Paradise Landing is a damned good entertaining yarn told with Alene Ivey’s usual skill. Buy it and enjoy.

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