Pretty much all of us are familiar with the movie Fight Club, it is such a cult classic! I figured it was time I gave the novel a try. I challenged myself even further by "writing in the margins" in this one, highlighting lines that struck me, writing notes on the story. This was an … Continue reading Fight Club – Chuck Palahniuk
As a big fan of bookstagram and discovering all these amazing new accounts doing exciting things I love coming across unique bookish ideas. Even better when they are some what local. I was super excited to come across an account by the name of @booksontherail. Two women in Melbourne, Australia have come up with a brilliant … Continue reading Book Ninja.
This book has popped up all over the place for me this year. People's recommendations, best seller lists, and I finally got around to picking it up for myself last night. When Breath Becomes Air details Kalanithi's journey from successful neurosurgeon on the cusp of finishing his residency to his role reversal as a patient … Continue reading When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi
The winner of the Miles Franklin award for 2016 is Black Rock White City. A novel telling the story of Jovan and Suzana, two refugees from Sarajevo escaping their horrific past. Now living in Melbourne Jovan works as a cleaner in a hospital where some mysterious and troubling graffiti starts cropping up. This story follows … Continue reading Black Rock White City – A.S. Patric
Here we are, ready for the second of the hopefully many to come Wine Wednesday. Lets all figuratively clink our glasses in celebration. This week I've pulled a bottle of 2012 Paxton MV Cabernet Sauvignon from my wine rack. Paxton's is located in the McLaren Vale wine region, just south of Adelaide. This well known … Continue reading Wine Wednesday 21/09/16
my heart woke me crying last night how can i help i begged my heart said write the book Poetry is not my typical read. I have seen this book all over the place and was mildly curious about it as it is unusual for a poetry book to get so much attention. My … Continue reading milk and honey – Rupi Kaur
While The Passage's back cover says little describing the story, it serves it's purpose by piquing my interest. I had no idea it was a book about vampires in a viral apocalypse. However, to say it is simply a post-apocalyptic vampire horror story isn't enough. This story s so much more than that. Threaded with … Continue reading The Passage – Justin Cronin