#BookBingo2020 – Round 7: Set in an era you’d love to travel back in time to

The Art of Dying by Ambrose Parry I’ve always favoured historical fiction set within the Victorian era, and this novel is an example of why. The Art of Dying is the follow up to The Way of All Flesh and just like its predecessor it’s about medicine, mayhem, and madness, all playing out with gripping … Continue reading #BookBingo2020 – Round 7: Set in an era you’d love to travel back in time to

#BookBingo2020 – Round 5: Themes of Politics and Power

Bjelke Blues edited by Edwina Shaw Bjelke Blues is all about resistance during the nineteen years that Joh Bjelke-Petersen reigned as Premier of Queensland. It’s the kind of book that has you laughing while also crying and beating your head against the table. This was Queensland? It beggars belief. Countless remembrances written by a wide … Continue reading #BookBingo2020 – Round 5: Themes of Politics and Power

#BookBingo2020 – Round 4: Friendship, Family and Love

An Almost Perfect Holiday by Lucy Diamond An Almost Perfect Holiday truly hit all the right notes for me. It’s an absolutely perfect read if you’re looking for a novel that has a little bit of everything: humour, romance, drama, family issues, personal growth, mystery, friendship, grief, and love. Visit my full review on this … Continue reading #BookBingo2020 – Round 4: Friendship, Family and Love

Ready, Set, Go! Reading Challenges for 2020

For 2020, I'm planning on four challenges and one regular meme. I'm continuing with my personal creation, #TheClassicsEight, in which I aim to read eight classics from my own shelves over the course of the year. #AWW2020 is a given. For those who aren't aware, I coordinate the challenge and editorial team, while also functioning … Continue reading Ready, Set, Go! Reading Challenges for 2020