October Rewind

My October rewind includes three books that I still think about, years after reading them. Continue reading

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What’s in a Name Challenge Wrap-up

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It’s that time of year when the reading challenge wrap-up posts begin. I’m starting with the What’s in a Name challenge.

The challenge was simple – read one book that fits each of the six ‘categories’ – Continue reading

More Bookish (And Not So Bookish) Thoughts

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1. I’m so pleased that Christine made Bookish (and Not So Bookish) Thoughts an official thing. Join in at Bookishly Boisterous every Thursday.

2. Can’t wait for the Edward Steichen & Art Deco Fashion exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria – opens next week.

3. Book trailers. Discuss (but only after you’ve watched this one). Continue reading

Bookish (And Not So Bookish) Thoughts

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There’s a bunch of bloggers who have been stealing this post idea from Christine at Bookishly Boisterous – I thought it was about time I joined in (Christine, you’ve started something…). So here’s a few things that have been happening –

1. I spent last week at the beach. Read three books in five days. It was a good holiday. Continue reading

Top Ten Tuesday – New Release Fiction for 2013

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature created and hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new ‘top ten’ challenge is posted – anyone can join in. This week’s topic is the Top Ten Most Anticipated Books for 2013 .

It seems almost obscene to be ‘looking forward’ to new releases when my TBR stack is towering… But here goes.

1. The new Bridget Jones novel by Helen Fielding – I can’t wait to see what Bridget is up to now. Continue reading