How did I go with my 2019 Reading Challenge?

I managed to read 10 Miles Franklin winning books and overall read 86 books.  My aim was to read 80 books so I reached my goal.  You can check out all the books on my 2019 Reading Challenge Page on the link at the top of my home page.  Here are just a few of…

Some catching up.

As things have been a bit hectic here I have a bit of catching up to do. First things first. My December reading.  One of the books I read would have to be one of my favourite reads for 2019. Dirt Music by Tim Winton which was a Miles Franklin Award Winner in 2002. “Georgie…

Three completely different reads in November.

While on holiday in New Zealand I read two books that I had downloaded on my Kobo and the third I read when I arrived home. The Yorkshire Shepherdess by Amanda Owen was one I had read about on Twitter when someone had posted about her latest book. It sounded interesting and I thought I…

October reading

Here are my reads in October. Good Girl Bad Girl by Michael Robotham. “One needs saving. The other needs justice. Six years ago, Evie Cormac was discovered, filthy and half-starved, hiding in a secret room in the aftermath of a shocking crime. Now approaching adulthood, Evie is damaged, self-destructive and has never revealed her true…

Some recent reads in September

Persuader by Lee Child This is book #7 in the Jack Reacher series.   I find this series is very easy reading and this one was no exception.  The one thing that stood out for me in this novel was the amount of technical information that was included about guns – not my cup of tea…

More August reads

The Women in Black by Madeleine St John What a delightful story set in the 1950s in Australia. “Sydney in the late 1950s. On the second floor of the famous F.G. Goode department store, in Ladies’ Cocktail Frocks, the women in black are girding themselves for the Christmas rush. Lisa is the new Sales Assistant…