The Grass Castle by Karen Viggers

In brief: Abby's a lonely student who spends her time in the field monitoring kangaroos. A chance meeting with Cameron, a journalist, and Daphne, an elderly lady bring her into the world. The good: Lyrical, dreamy quality of the narrative. The not-so-good: Some may find the pace rather slow. Why I chose it: Sent to... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday 16/12/13

Rose City Reader is our Mailbox Monday host this month. Mailbox Monday was started by Marcia as a way of sharing your new books and having fun at the same time. The future of Mailbox Monday is up for review – vote in the polls here. It's been a stinker of a week here –... Continue Reading →

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