REVIEW: The Book of Ordinary People by Claire Varley

In brief: The story of five ordinary people in Melbourne – their heartache, worries and pain. The good: Very sensitively written. The not-so-good: The majority of the story is not happy. Why I chose it: Thank you to Pan Macmillan for the copy. Year: 2018 Pages: 407 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Setting: Melbourne, Australia Rating: 8... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 20/8/18

Last week was incredibly busy and it was difficult to fit in time to read. On reflection though, I don't think I did too badly. September in Australia is a big month for books, so I've got some wonderful reads to motivate me! The Book of Ordinary People by Claire Varley arrived from Pan Macmillan.... Continue Reading →

The Bit In Between by Claire Varley

In brief: Oliver and Alison meet in amusing but unfortunate circumstances. Thrown together, they fall in love and move to the Solomon Islands. This is the part that comes next… The good: Really funny in places. The not-so-good: Really didn't expect that ending! Why I chose it: Thanks to Pan Macmillan Australia for the copy.... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday 20/7/15

I don't know where last week went! It seemed to be an exercise in sleep, work and repeat. In the midst of that I did start reading A Little Life (which is fantastic) but I'm not reading as quickly as I usually do because I want to savour every word! I was lucky enough to... Continue Reading →

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