Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 13/4/20

Happy Easter. It's been too hot here for chocolate so I'm waiting until the weather cools down. Other than that, I've not done too much but wait for the postie, read, be online and work. My order from Readings in Melbourne arrived, as did three separate deliveries in the space of about 15 minutes (super... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 19/11/18

Last week went by quickly as I was doing the same things over and over. Plenty of walking and plenty of waking up early! I received my latest Readings order in the mail in addition to some others. I also bought one book on a lunch break. Beauchamp Hall by Danielle Steel (released 27th November) arrived... Continue Reading →

My Memorable Reads of 2017

I started this post a few days before by writing down all my favourite reads of the year. My criteria is simple – which books have stuck in my mind and/or make me exclaim with delight when I see their cover again. The original list stood at 22 – 27.5% of my total books read!... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: From the Wreck by Jane Rawson

In brief: George survives a shipwreck in 1859, but struggles with his life afterwards as an otherworldly creature becomes part of the family, whether he likes it or not. The good: The writing is beautiful, evocative and enigmatic. The not-so-good: The scientist in me tried too hard to figure out a plausible explanation for the... Continue Reading →

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