Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading 24/10/16

I thing spring could be finally here, if my nose is any judge. So, so sneezy! Plus, I'm sitting here in short sleeves! Unfortunately no shopping for me last week due to prior engagements, so the book mail was extra special: Dead in the Water by Tania Chandler was a prize from Scribe Publications and... Continue Reading →

Monday 7/12/15: In the Mailbox & What I’m Reading

Well, it's been another busy week. I'd like the opportunity to slow down a bit, but I think I'll just need to accept that one Christmas party is a quiet week! Here's what followed me home over the last seven days: I caught up on buying some series I'm enjoying. Deborah Challinor's A Tattooed Heart... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday 6/4/15

Happy Easter to those celebrating it (or for next Sunday if you're celebrating Orthodox Easter). I overdosed on chocolate last Thursday, probably a good thing as I didn't receive any Easter eggs. I did buy a couple of books recently though (unlike chocolate, books never go out of date). I was also lucky to receive... Continue Reading →

Girl of Shadows by Deborah Challinor

In brief: The sequel to Behind the Sun in a series of four, this books deals with three convicts and their lives in 1830s Sydney, Australia. The good: Lovely to see Friday, Harrie and Sarah back again. The not-so-good: Not as eventful as the first book. Why I chose it: Birthday present. Year: 2013 Pages:... Continue Reading →

Exciting New Books for December 2013

Looking back, I didn't do a 'new books I'm interested in' post for last month. November is a huge month for books in Australia, as many 'blockbuster' titles come out in readiness for Christmas. It's definitely hard to select just a few! In December, things are nearly as exciting but tend to slow down as... Continue Reading →

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