Hi there. I felt compelled to write a quick review on a book I am reading. I read voraciously and rate books I have read on my twitter post @australis14 but have decided to only post reviews to my blog when I think the book is great or needs some kind of further mention. The … Continue reading Book update – Mistborn Series
A review on Worms on Parachutes - mystical allies in my battle with cancer , an inspiring story of one woman's battle against two different cancers.
OK, I know I haven't posted anything in a while. The truth of the matter is, my blog has been a victim of the London commute. It seems the only time I get a chance to write my blog these days is the few times I have been on a train on the way to, … Continue reading Writing and Blogs – My Shame
This book was a joy to read. I had no expectations other than to be transported to another time and place - a pretty big expectation actually - and Howe's book definitely did that. The story revolves around a girl who has great academic career aspirations, she succeeds in her trials and gains a world-famous … Continue reading The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe
I had high hopes for this book when I saw it in Foyle's Bookshop in St Pancras Station. I have never read any John Banville books but the premise is brilliant - the ancient Greek gods are real and begin meddling in human lives once again, with one family in particular, resulting in a darkly … Continue reading Book review – The Infinities by John Banville
I first fell hard for Michelle Moran's historical fiction books when I picked up Nefertiti a couple of years ago. Her writing transported me to Ancient Egypt, and I found myself instantly connecting with her 3000 year old characters. Moran's next book, the Heretic Queen had the same effect. So it was with excitement, high … Continue reading Book review: Cleopatra’s Daughter, by Michelle Moran
In my investigations for the worst book covers ever, I found a UK website that specialises in awful science fiction book covers, and they were so bad, I couldn't resist putting them in my blog, once I had stopped laughing. One book in particular caught my attention. The Deviates by Raymond F. Jones, not only … Continue reading Crazy Covers- Science Fiction