Quite by chance on the evening of the first of November I found myself starting Saga Land, a highly anticipated book on my TBR pile. Inadvertently I had begun non-fiction November, which I decided to roll with and perhaps clear a few I've had sitting for a while. What have I read this non-fiction November … Continue reading Non-Fiction November.
I was recently asked by @readmoreco what my top ten reads are. Difficult, yes, but I thought I would share with you all what I came up with. Of course in no particular order. To Kill A Mockingbird - Harper Lee The Power of One - Bryce Courtenay The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Mitch … Continue reading Top Ten Reads.
A good book, he had concluded, leaves you wanting to reread the book. A great book compels you to reread your own soul. - Richard Flanagan There are many good books out there. Books that leave me happy and entertained. And then there are great books. Books, as Flanagan notes, that compel you to reread … Continue reading A great book.
I was compelled this week by Belletrist's call to show us your bookstack. The idea took my fancy as I wanted to visualise just how much I had read this year. I was pretty impressed to see just what my pile looked like. Not a comprehensive stack but one containing the vast majority of my … Continue reading This year’s bookstack..
I had four wisdom teeth removed last week (yes, poor me, sympathy please!). The first thing I did when I found out I had to have them removed and would need a week off work was plan what books I was going to read. I mean I was going to be sitting at home all … Continue reading Sick Week Reading List
Harry Potter. What self-respecting bibliophile hasn't read possibly the most prolific series of all time? Hyperbolic? Maybe, it's just my opinion. I grew up with Harry, Ron and Hermione and can still remember eagerly anticipating the next instalment, rushing out early in the morning the day it was released, sitting in my bean bag with … Continue reading Happy 20th to one of the best…
Officially winter means one thing: red wine season is definitely here. Let's celebrate with a bottle of said red. Still clearly obsessed with new current favourite Artwine lets check out the other bottle I bought on my recent visit to their Adelaide Hills cellar door. The Saint Vincent Pinot Noir is grown in the Adelaide Hills and … Continue reading Wine & Words Wednesday 14/06