Bingo! Four Respectable Ladies Seek Part-time Husband by Barbara Toner

It’s bingo Saturday once again – that rolled around fast! The square I’ve filled for this entry is: A funny book  The book in question is Four Respectable Ladies Seek Part-time Husband by Barbara Toner.     I enjoyed this novel so much and for the majority of it, was either laughing out loud or … Continue reading Bingo! Four Respectable Ladies Seek Part-time Husband by Barbara Toner

My Reading Life: The 2018 Stella Prize Longlist

The 2018 Stella Prize longlist of powerful books by Australian women is: The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree by Shokoofeh Azar (Wild Dingo Press) A Writing Life: Helen Garner and Her Work by Bernadette Brennan (Text Publishing) Anaesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion and the Mystery of Consciousness by Kate Cole-Adams (Text Publishing) Terra Nullius by Claire G. Coleman (Hachette Australia) … Continue reading My Reading Life: The 2018 Stella Prize Longlist

My Reading Life: #aww2018 Challenge Checkpoint 1

I've decided this year to do a series of checking in posts for my Australian Women Writers Challenge. I started off last year marking off every ten books, but then I would forget and have to mark off twenty and then life would become chaotic, causing me to forget again until before I knew, I had reached the end of … Continue reading My Reading Life: #aww2018 Challenge Checkpoint 1

New Release Book Review: This Is How It Ends by Eva Dolan

This Is How It Ends... About the Book: This is how it begins. With a near-empty building, the inhabitants forced out of their homes by property developers. With two women: idealistic, impassioned blogger Ella and seasoned campaigner, Molly. With a body hidden in a lift shaft. But how will it end?     My Thoughts: … Continue reading New Release Book Review: This Is How It Ends by Eva Dolan