Q&A with Tien who won a copy of Esme's Wish through a giveaway kindly hosted by Tea in the Treetops and turned into a fan! Tien went above and beyond with pics, review and even a Q&A! Thanks so much Tien.💕

Q&A with Elizabeth Foster, author of Esme's Wish, on the blog

Thank you, Elizabeth, for your time and for sharing a bit about yourself & your writing. I’ve loved Esme’s adventure in magical Aeolia and can’t wait for book 2! Quick Qs Dark…

It still hasn't 100% sunk in that I really have written a book (and am writing another!) This gorgeous review came today from a winter bound reader in the U.S. 🇺🇲💕 Thanks so much, Jaina.

"What a nice, cozy book to read at the start of my winter vacation. Esme's Wish features enough popular elements (girls with missing mothers, portals to secret magical lands, magic connected to water, special magical powers, a trio of friends, etc.) to feel familiar and cozy, but Foster somehow managed to combine them in a grabbing and interesting way. Once the story really got rolling, I never got bored or experienced deja-vu from other books. I was entranced...."

Reviews from a girl who just can't put a good book down.

Huge Goodreads giveaway on now, courtesy of my publisher, Odyssey Books. Enter to win a copy of one or more Odyssey titles - Esme’s Wish is featured too! Ends Jan 18. Australia only. #bookgiveaway #reading #books

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“... I loved Aeolia and the characters, beautifully realised but not perfect. There’s touches of Venice, Greek mythology, and enough creepy darkness and villains to balance it out...” Carolyn Gilpin, author of Facing Up. (Images courtesy of Pixabay and Carolyn Gilpin)

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Happy holidays everyone, and thanks to all who helped make the launch period of Esme's Wish such a great success!

Esme's Wish: Book launch highlights

This generous and thoughtful review was so lovely to wake up to this morning, as the official launch period of Esme’s Wish draws to a close.

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A delighted guest - the winner of the giveaway at yesterday’s Brisbane launch of Esme’s Wish. Congratulations Ruth Clark!

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Delicious cupcakes made by my talented cousin Linda Richardson of Linda's Cake Creations! Thanks Linda!

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Esme’s Wish met with a great reception at its Brisbane launch yesterday. I have reconnected with so many old friends and relatives over this launch period, and made new friends, too. And had lots of bookish conversations! People’s eyes light up when they talk about books they love. It has been wonderful to witness! 📚 Thanks so much to everyone who came along to wish Esme’s Wish well, and thanks, too, to the Mad Hatters Bookshop who hosted the event. Be sure to visit this gem of a bookshop next time you are in Manly! 🌊💫

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The Mad Hatters Bookshop

We're very excited for the book launch of 'Esme's Wish' by Elizabeth Foster. Come along this Saturday 16th Dec at 10:30am for book signing, cupcakes and the chance to win a fantastic DOOR PRIZE. Check out the event link in the comments for more information!

Getting excited about the fast approaching Brisbane launch of Esme’s Wish at The Mad Hatters Bookshop. Isn’t that shop front inviting? Can’t wait to step inside!

Parents need not worry about keeping their kids busy this school holiday season because The Mad Hatters Bookshop has the whole of December planned out. All you have to do is to bring the kiddos around. This charming local bookstore at the corner of Stratton Tce and Cambridge Pde, Manly is hosting tw...

💦 "...a tale that is utterly enchanting and totally consuming"

🐉 "...this novel took me to an amazing place"

🌊 "....the prose flows like water."


Esme's Wish is on sale! Only 99c until Dec 15. 👉

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Smiles, books, food and wine a merry book launch make! And connecting with friends, old and new.😊🥂🌊

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Launch day ❤️

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