REVIEW: Redhead by the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler

In brief: Micah leads a very ordered, but somewhat lonely life. When a young man appears at his door, his life is thrown into disarray (for him). The good: An all-round delightful story. The not-so-good: Fairly short. Why I chose it: Really like Anne Tyler's novels. Year: 2020 Pages: 178 Publisher: Chatto & Windus (Penguin)... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 15/6/20

This year is full of surprises. Now the winter rainy season has arrived (after some beautiful spring like weather) so it's time to sit back and watch the footy! As for books, it's a combination of arrivals and purchases this week: The Bird Way by Jennifer Ackerman (avaliable 2nd July) arrived thanks to Scribe. This... Continue Reading →

Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

In brief: It's The Taming of the Shrew, told in a modern and fun way. Kate's father wants her to marry his research assistant so he can stay in America. But what does Kate want? The good: Funny, forthright and with a nice dose of science in the setting. The not-so-good: I read it really... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday 13/7/15

It's been a mixed week for me. I attended a food and wine festival (good) and got the worst haircut in the world (bad). It's no wonder that I had to do a little shopping to make myself feel better! But first, what was actually in the mailbox: On Brunswick Ground by Catherine De Saint... Continue Reading →

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