Internet and All That Jazz

BOOK ABOUT ONLINE WORLD A VALUABLE READ FOR TEENS AND ADULTS KATE McCaffrey knows how to appeal to a young audience; after all, she spends most of her time inspiring teenagers to become more interested in literature. An English teacher at Sacred Heart College, McCaffrey immerses herself in the literary world daily, so it was far […]

Saving Jazz Book Launch

  It was a great turn out on Tuesday night- despite the wet weather and the Census Epic Fail. About 150 guests turned up to greet Saving Jazz as she enters the world! My thanks to Catherine Kolomyjec and her team at Sacred Heart for all their work. Peter Bothe ( and Trevor Lynch) for so […]

Reviews Saving Jazz

The book launch is nearly upon us and the reviews are starting to come out… so far, so good… Writing WA:  Love to Read Local In Saving Jazz, the lives of Jasmine Lovely and her friends are destroyed after a sexual assault at a party goes viral. The narrative takes us beyond the immediate aftermath […]

Saving Jazz

Here it is, my latest novel, and to date, my favourite yet.  The novel is written as a blog, from the point of view of Jasmine… Post 1: In the beginning My name is Jasmine Lovely, Jazz usually (unlessI’m in trouble), and I’m a rapist. In fact, I’m guilty of more than just rape but, […]

Another Review- thank you Neridah McMullin

Crashing Down Crashing Down by Kate McCaffrey (Fremantle Press) PB RRP $19.99 ISBN 9-781-922-089-854 Reviewed by Neridah McMullin Crashing Down is an engaging, insightful and realistic read for teenagers and adults alike. This story is fast paced and fun and McCaffrey uses common turns of phrase that are engaging and accessible to today’s teenagers. Her […]

Crashing Down Launch

It seems appropriate to update this blog with the biggest news of late- my fourth novel Crashing Down was launched last night at Sacred Heart College Sorrento. It was a fantastic night, a turn out of about 140 people ranging from students, teachers, parents through to industry folk- oh, and of course, family and friends. […]

Crashing Down

  My apologies for the wait between publications, but since Beautiful Monster was released in 2010, a lot of things got in the way- namely life! My dad died and that changed all the dynamics! Since then my family has made huge adjustments- moving houses, changing jobs, and all that fun stuff- but even though […]