This Reading Life
Sunday, 12 July 2020
The Dutch House | Ann Patchett #20BooksofWinter
The rave reviews are the hardest, aren't they? It took me a few chapters to fall into this story, but when I fell, I really fell! The Du...
Friday, 10 July 2020
Shelf Life #5
Photo by LAUREN GRAY on Unsplash Shelf Life is a personal meme to help me in my ongoing attempt to declutter my bookshelves. However it'...
Wednesday, 8 July 2020
Indigenous Picture Books
Lisa @ANZLitLover is hosting her annual Indigenous Literature Week . Normally this week is also NAIDOC week , but due to Covid it has been p...
Sunday, 5 July 2020
Book Stop #2
Book Stop is an occasional meme that allows me to travel and indulge in a good bookshop browse, during these strange, strange times when we ...
Wednesday, 1 July 2020
Claris The Chicest Mouse in Paris | Megan Hess #PictureBook
Every time I see these very chic, very elegant picture books, I want to say Cla-reece. I have an acquaintance called Cla-reece. However ...
Sunday, 28 June 2020
My Favourite & Best Classics
When the Classics Club originally asked this question in August 2012 , I waffled on a bit about my love for all things Jane Austen, but ev...
Friday, 26 June 2020
Moving Among Strangers by Gabrielle Carey
Writing regularly blog posts seems to be something quite beyond right now. But thanks to Karen @Booker Talk I've be revisiting some of ...
Tuesday, 23 June 2020
7 Steps to Get Your Child Reading | Louise Park #NonFiction
As an early childhood teacher with 18 years experience, there was nothing new for me to discover in Louise Park's 7 Steps to get Your Ch...
Sunday, 21 June 2020
Winter Solstice Reading
Today is the Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere. The shortest day, and therefore, the longest night of our year. We have ha...
Friday, 19 June 2020
Rodham: A Novel | Curtis Sittenfeld
What a fascinating premise! What a fascinating story! What an amazing story teller! Rodham: A Novel is hard to define, and even harder to c...
Wednesday, 17 June 2020
Stories & Shout Outs #30
I'm feeling rather blah today. It's my day off work and we should be heading off to lunch with friends, but their daughter has come...
Sunday, 14 June 2020
Housekeeping - Blogger
Photo by Mimi Garcia on Unsplash Behind the scenes, Blogger has been slowly modernising and updating. The changes have been gadually eked ...
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