Memorable reads of 2018

I simply can't do a best of year list until I know that I'm not going to finish any more books. So even though it may be the start of 2019, here are the books that left a lasting impression on me. I started with 26 books (out of a possible 81) and painstakingly took... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Shell by Kristina Olsson

In brief: In Sydney in 1965, the harbour appears calm but there is a strong undercurrent. The Sydney Opera House is being built with daily controversy and anti-war sentiment is growing. The good: The words are exquisite. The not-so-good: I devoured this beautiful book. Why I chose it: Thank you to Simon & Schuster for... Continue Reading →

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