An age ago I was tagged by someone to list my guilty bookish pleasures. I have thought long and hard about this one and how I would answer it. It turns out to be a semi-complex answer, which deserved a full blog post. Initially this idea stumped me. What did I consider a guilty pleasure? … Continue reading Guilty Pleasures.
The Long Way to a Small Angry Plant has been popping up across my bookstagram over the last few months. I found myself wanting it even more when I couldn't locate a copy easily. Cue, ordering myself a copy online immediately and waiting impatiently for it to arrive. This is a science-fiction novel about the … Continue reading The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet – Becky Chambers
Probably the biggest book I've attempted this year, I finally finished Murakami's masterpiece 1Q84. This epic monster tells the stories of Aomamme, a gym instructor with a secret life and Tengo, a maths teacher with a gift for writing, although, he is yet to find his story. Both living their lives when they are unwittingly … Continue reading 1Q84 – Haruki Murakami
Wine & Words Wednesday is here again, lets all put down our glasses (just for a second, I promise) and do a little happy dance. Right, pick them up again, have a sip and settle in for today's instalment. I know you're wondering what we have in store today and I promise I won't disappoint. … Continue reading Wine & Words Wednesday 23/11/16
I received Redeemable as part of the Sensei Subscription pack brought to you by Books on the Rail. A monthly package is sent out with a book, four books on the rail stickers and this month an adorable bookmark. Books on the Rail also run a bookclub on the rail to discuss the months read - … Continue reading Redeemable – Erwin James
Without quite realising it I stepped outside of my usual comfort zone and picked up a nonfiction read with this selection. Into The Wild is an expansion of a magazine article written by Krakauer looking into the death of Chris McCandless, an idealistic young man trying to escape into the Alaskan wild to live of … Continue reading Into The Wild – Jon Krakauer
The lazy hedonistic joy of being on an Australian beach in summer negated the words. - Christos Tsolkias Summer time is only a stone's throw away. Time to start prepping the summer books list. Summer in Australia means plenty of time for lying on the beach, paperback in hand, sandy feet and salty hair. … Continue reading Ultimate Summer Reads.