Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 6/7/20

We've been doing our spring cleaning a little early here, despite apparently being in the depths of winter! Stuff is everywhere, including books. That doesn't stop me adding to the pile though – If I Can't Have You by Charlotte Levin (available 14th July) arrived from Pan Macmillan. Constance develops an infatuation with a colleague,... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 15/6/20

This year is full of surprises. Now the winter rainy season has arrived (after some beautiful spring like weather) so it's time to sit back and watch the footy! As for books, it's a combination of arrivals and purchases this week: The Bird Way by Jennifer Ackerman (avaliable 2nd July) arrived thanks to Scribe. This... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Box Hill by Adam Mars-Jones

In brief: Colin is eighteen when he trips over Ray on Box Hill and starts a relationship with him. The good: It's sad, happy and mesmerising. The not-so-good: A quick read. Why I chose it: Sounded like a good read. Thanks to Scribe for the copy. Year: 2020 Pages: 151 Publisher: Scribe Publications Setting: England... Continue Reading →

Top Reads for 2019

I simply cannot list my best reads for 2019 until the end of the year. What if I finish a really great book on December 29? (Plus, today is my birthday so I can do anything I want). Traditionally, I try to cull my list to ten but then I remembered that this is my... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Never Enough by Judith Grisel

In brief: This is about addiction – how your brain acts and the various substances (legal and illegal) that are addictive, from someone who knows both sides. The good: Very interesting to hear about the science and the experience. The not-so-good: Would have liked to learn a bit more about some of the user experiences... Continue Reading →

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