We're at the half way mark through the year and I have completed the Book Lover Book Reviews #AussieAuthor19 reading challenge. To recap: The Aussie Author Challenge 2019 #AussieAuthor19 Chosen level: KANGAROO Read and review 12 titles written by Australian Authors of which at least 4 of those authors are female, at least 4 of … Continue reading #AussieAuthor19 – Challenge Completed!
What a month on the home front! That I read any books at all is probably a miracle. But I did, and my efforts for May look like this: #aww2019: 5 books #AussieAuthor19: 7 books Book Bingo with Mrs B’s Book Reviews and The Book Muse: 2 books The Classics Eight: this is beyond the … Continue reading Challenge Check In – May
Boy Swallows Universe... About the Book: Brisbane, 1983: A lost father, a mute brother, a mum in jail, a heroin dealer for a stepfather and a notorious crim for a babysitter. It's not as if Eli's life isn't complicated enough already. He's just trying to follow his heart, learning what it takes to be a … Continue reading Book Review: Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton
Since I’m doing a few challenges this year, I thought I’d do a monthly check in post by way of keeping myself on track. March has turned out to be a great month for reading, far better than I anticipated given that I had all three of my children with birthdays and a tear in … Continue reading Challenge Check In – March
Since I’m doing a few challenges this year, I thought I’d do a monthly check in post by way of keeping myself on track. February has been a quieter month than January but I've still made some good progress into each of my challenges. February's efforts look like this: #aww2019: 6 books #AussieAuthor19: 6 books … Continue reading Challenge Check In – February
Gone by Midnight… About the Book: Crimson Lake is where bad people come to disappear – and where eight-year-old boys vanish into thin air . . . On the fifth floor of the White Caps Hotel, four young friends are left alone while their parents dine downstairs. But when Sara Farrow checks on the children … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Gone by Midnight by Candice Fox
The Last Days of the Romanov Dancers... About the Book: Petrograd, 1914. A country on a knife edge. The story of two people caught in the middle – with everything to lose… A stunning debut from a talented new Australian voice in historical fiction. Valentina Yershova's position in the Romanovs' Imperial Russian Ballet is the … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Last Days Of The Romanov Dancers by Kerri Turner
I’ve decided to branch out a bit by participating in more reading challenges next year. I've always just stuck to the Australian Women Writers Challenge and my bingo one, but I'd like to shift myself out of my comfort zone a little and throwing in a few extra reading challenges seems like a good way … Continue reading The Aussie Author Challenge 2019