REVIEW: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

In brief: The story of an ancient house and those who are bound to it in some way or another. The good: It's a Kate Morton book. The not-so-good: Quite a few characters across the ages which was occasionally hard to keep track of. Why I chose it: I love Kate Morton's books, many thanks... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 13/8/18

Last week was cold and/or rainy so it was a good week for huddling under a blanket and reading! Naturally today when I sit down to the computer it's sunny and warm so this will be short…let's look at the books that arrived recently: 2028 by Ken Saunders (released September) was a prize from Allen &... Continue Reading →

The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

A quick rundown… As a teenager, Laurel witnesses her mother committing a crime. Now that her mother is dying, Laurel wants to find out the secret. Strengths: Hints of Gothic undertones, multiple time periods, a deep secret…it's all there. Weaknesses: I felt it got a little slow just before the big reveal. Why I read... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday 15/10/12

I skipped last week's mailbox as I didn't receive anything (nor buy any books, very unusual), but I've returned to form. I received two lovely parcels from Allen and Unwin this week. The first one made me squeal with delight, Kate Morton's The Secret Keeper! This is not released in Australia until November so I'm... Continue Reading →

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! Hope everyone has a wonderful day- it's still early here, but below are some pics of the day so far... these weren't for Christmas, but they lasted well into Christmas week! So pretty! the galah family were ready for breakfast... this is the baby galah- he can feed himself now... Merry Christmas from... Continue Reading →

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