Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes by Karin Slaughter

In brief: Julia's a good girl. She watches out for her friends, volunteers and is determined to bring to the campus paper the big stories. But who watches out for Julia? The good: The intricate details of Julia's life are amazingly achieved in so few words. The not-so-good: The ending – it's not bad, just... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday 3/11/14

Wow, where did last week go? I don't have anything new to report, still working and sleeping with not a lot else. I did get to the shops as you'll see below, plus the postie dropped by with a win from Allen & Unwin and Goodreads: As you can see, it's a new release (December)... Continue Reading →

Cop Town by Karin Slaughter

In brief: In Atlanta, 1974, someone is shooting police. The police force is no place for women, but can Kate and Maggie stick it out? The good: This is a book that will have you up all night. The not-so-good: Some of the characters are sexist, racist, violent (or all three) – but somehow, it... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday 16/6/14

I am freezing as I write this! I have learnt today to type in fingerless gloves, toe socks and ear muffs (thank you Daiso) and after this, I think I'll have to give up and read wrapped in a blanket or three. Fortunately, it was a good week for mail! I received some wins, an... Continue Reading →

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