Book Review: Before the Crown by Flora Harding

Before the Crown... About the Book: 1943 As war rages across the world, Princess Elizabeth comes face to face with the dashing naval officer she first met in London nine years before. One of the youngest first lieutenants in the Royal Navy, Philip represents everything she has always been taught to avoid. Instability. Audacity. Adventure. … Continue reading Book Review: Before the Crown by Flora Harding

#6degrees of separation: from Gulliver’s Wife to The Railwayman’s Wife

It’s the first Saturday of the month so that means it’s #6degrees of separation time! This month’s starting book is a wild card – start with the book you’ve ended a previous chain with, and continue from there. You can find the details and rules of the #6degrees meme at booksaremyfavouriteandbest, but in a nutshell, … Continue reading #6degrees of separation: from Gulliver’s Wife to The Railwayman’s Wife

Quick Shots Book Review: Vida by Jacqueline Kent

Vida: A woman for our time... About the Book: Vida Goldstein was an advocate for women's rights, a campaigner for peace, fought for the distribution of wealth, and a trail-blazer who provided leadership and inspiration to innumerable people. Blazing her trail at the dawn of the twentieth century, Vida Goldstein remains Australia’s most celebrated crusader … Continue reading Quick Shots Book Review: Vida by Jacqueline Kent

Book Review: The Last Circus on Earth by B.P. Marshall

The Last Circus on Earth… About the Book: It’s 2070, and the post-Collapse world is staggering toward another, perhaps final, destruction. Blanco, is a reluctant member of Mister Splinter’s Magnifico Cirque de Curiosities. Travelling through dangerous lands, this heavily-armed band of freaks and circus performers survive by conning and killing, robbing and running – and … Continue reading Book Review: The Last Circus on Earth by B.P. Marshall