Book Review: The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott

The Secrets We Kept... About the Book: Sold in twenty-five countries and poised to become a global literary sensation, Lara Prescott's dazzling first novel about the women in the CIA's typing pool and the fate of Boris Pasternak's banned masterpiece is a sweeping page turner and the most hotly anticipated debut of the year. The … Continue reading Book Review: The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott

Six Degrees of Separation from Three Women to The Summer of Impossible Things…

It’s the first Saturday of the month which means a new round of #6degrees and this month’s starting book is Three Women by Lisa Taddeo. You can find the details and rules of the #6degrees meme at bookaremyfavouriteandbest, but in a nutshell, everyone has the same starting book and from there, you connect to other … Continue reading Six Degrees of Separation from Three Women to The Summer of Impossible Things…

Book Review: Cross My Heart by Pamela Cook

Cross My Heart… About the Book: When a promise kept means a life is broke… Tessa De Santis’s child-free marriage in inner-city Sydney is ordered and comfortable, and she likes it that way. When tragedy strikes and her childhood friend Skye Whittaker dies, Tess is bound to honour a promise to become foster-mother to Skye’s … Continue reading Book Review: Cross My Heart by Pamela Cook

Book Review: Paris Savages by Katherine Johnson

Paris Savages… About The Book: ‘This story has its genesis in fact, when three Fraser Island people were taken to Germany in 1882–83. The sole survivor was Bonangera (Boni/Bonny) whose life-size plaster cast remains at the Musée des Confluences, Lyon, France. The silencing that Badtjala people continue to endure in the localised historiography of place … Continue reading Book Review: Paris Savages by Katherine Johnson

#TBT: What I was reading on this day five years ago…

According to Goodreads, on this day five years ago, I was reading Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson. According to The American Library Association, Speak was one of the Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books between 2000 to 2009. It's a vitally important novel and one I highly recommend. Have you read it? In 2004 a film adaptation … Continue reading #TBT: What I was reading on this day five years ago…