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Book Review – The Boy on the Bridge

I’ve been contemplating a few things to write about today in an effort to get into something of a regular blogging habit again and I finally settled on a book review. Given it’s been quite a long time between book-related … Continue reading

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A mid-year book review – Part 1

Today marks the midway point of the mid year school holidays and I thought now was a perfect time to review what I’ve been reading.  Sadly, there have been times when reading for pleasure has been pushed aside for school … Continue reading

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Wednesday Reads – The Promise by Tony Birch

Tony Birch is a much acclaimed Australian writer, apparently.  I have to say I hadn’t heard of him or his other works.  I think I should feel slightly embarrassed about that because he is clearly a bloody good writer.  I … Continue reading

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Wednesday Reads – Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women by Geraldine Brooks

First up a confession – I didn’t read this book, I listened to it!  I still count it, others would not.  You make up your own mind. Nine Parts of Desire is written by one of my personal favourite authors, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Reads – Railsea by China Meiville

Prepare for the bizarre!  Railsea is not the kind of book I would otherwise pick up if it wasn’t for book club.  It is just about as far as you can get out of my reading comfort zone…. but I’m … Continue reading

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Good book club – October 2014

I haven’t been writing much lately, we seem to have hit a bump in the ‘we never get sick’ road. And today is another day that has me on the couch, Miss Five in bed and Miss Three chugging along … Continue reading

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Wednesday Reads – Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan

I saw Richard Flanagan on Q and A a couple of weeks (or months perhaps) ago, he was not at all what I expected.  He looked like a typical farmer ad sounded like a true ocker Aussie.  Mind you what … Continue reading

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