Book Reviews

Review: DEAD HEAT by Bronwyn Parry

Review: DEAD HEAT by Bronwyn Parry


Originally posted on Fair Dinkum Crime:
I am not a fan of the relatively modern trend towards narrower and narrower ‘genrefication’ of fiction because I believe it repels more readers than it attracts (though I’ll admit this is based on anecdotal and experiential evidence rather than the scientific kind). For example, my expectations that something…

Book Review: What is the What by Dave Eggers

Book Review: What is the What by Dave Eggers


Originally posted on bookboodle:
What’s it about? What is the What is the story of a man, who, as a boy, was separated from his family in Sudan’s brutal civil war; who trekked across Africa’s punishing wilderness with thousands of other children; who survived arial bombardment and attacks by the militias and wild animals; who ate…

City of Lost Souls

City of Lost Souls


Originally posted on Fictionalien:
Genre: Romance/Fantasy The Blurb: The New York Times bestselling Mortal Instruments continues—and so do the thrills and danger for Jace, Clary, and Simon. What price is too high to pay, even for love? When Jace and Clary meet again, Clary is horrified to discover that the demon Lilith’s magic has bound…

Book Review: Alister McGrath’s biography of C.S. Lewis

Book Review: Alister McGrath’s biography of C.S. Lewis


Originally posted on Musings in the Middle…:
“Lewis has made the most difficult transition an author can hope to make-being read by more people a generation after his death than before it.” While it has now been more than 35 years since an undergraduate course called “The Inklings” introduced me to Clive Staples Lewis, John…

Book Review: Towering by Alex Flinn

Book Review: Towering by Alex Flinn


Originally posted on Book Revels:
Title – Author: Towering – Alex Flinn Publisher: HarperTeen Release Date: May 14, 2013 Series/Standalone: Standalone (Goodreads says Beastly #4) Format – Source: e-ARC – Publisher via Edelweiss Rachel has spent her life locked in a tower, visited only by a woman she calls Mama. She doesn’t even know what year it is, and only…

Book Review: The Italian’s Miracle Family by Lucy Gordon

Book Review: The Italian’s Miracle Family by Lucy Gordon


Originally posted on Why I Can't stop Reading:
  Synopsis courtesy of Goodreads (Cover links to page) Brooding Italian Drago di Luca and reserved lawyer Alysa Dennis are brought together by a shocking, shared betrayal–their late partners had been having an affair But against all the odds, they strike an unlikely friendship, and forbidden…

Book Review: A Homemade Life

Book Review: A Homemade Life


Book Review: Yoko Ono

Book Review: Yoko Ono


Originally posted on booksandbassets:
My mother was born in 1931 and grew up poor & French-Canadian in a mining town. She ran away from home at 15 to escape the life she could foresee if she stayed. She was married, became a mother and was widowed before she was 20. She remarried and lived an…

French Parents Don’t Give In: 100 parenting tips from Paris. Written by Pamela Druckerman

French Parents Don’t Give In: 100 parenting tips from Paris. Written by Pamela Druckerman


Originally posted on perpetually loading…:
Recently I was given the opportunity to review a book for the Child Health Association Tasmania. Having a child with Autism, the title “French Parents Don’t Give In: 100 parenting tips from Paris” kind of appealed to me. So while I was waiting for my son at one of his…

Book Review: An Abundance of Katherines by John Green

Book Review: An Abundance of Katherines by John Green


Originally posted on Blogaria:
“An Abundance of Katherines” is one of the few books in English language that I had finished reading for the shortest time, for about a month, I guess. I have this reading-the-first-page-of-a-book-then-goes-to-sleep syndrome that’s why to finish reading a book is some sort of a big deal for me. I got…

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