It’s time for #6degrees. Start at the same place as other wonderful readers, add six books, and see where you end up. This month we begin with Anna Funder’s examination of the East German Stasi – Stasiland.
It’s Nonfiction November, this week hosted by Julz Reads. The task? Pair up a nonfiction book with a fiction title. Charismatic fraudsters living the high-life – My Friend Anna by Rachel DeLoache Williams and The Talented Mr Ripley by Patricia Highsmith.
It’s time for Nonfiction November, starting with my ‘Year in Nonfiction’, hosted by Shelf Aware.
Speedy reviews of two audiobooks, and two books about East Germany (that I read so long ago that I really have no business reviewing) –
Sure, I might squeeze in another couple of books before midnight on December 31, 2020 but I think I can safely draw a line under the reading challenges for the year. I participated in six challenges this year – finished three; one is ongoing; and I failed two – (one miserably, one by a whisker).
It’s time for #6degrees. Start at the same place as other wonderful readers, add six books, and see where you end up.
Sample Saturday is when I wade through the eleventy billion samples I have downloaded on my Kindle. I’m slowly chipping away and deciding whether it’s buy or bye.
I did away with ‘top tens’ a few years ago, and instead I finish the reading year with a recap of the books that are still speaking to me (less about four and five-star ratings, more about what has stuck).
Australian Women Writers Challenge The challenge supports and promotes books by Australian women. Find out about AWW2020 here. This year I’m aiming for the Franklin level (read ten books, review at least six). 01. Unlike the Heart by Nicola Redhouse 02. Fixed It by Jane Gilmore 03. Nine Days by Toni Jordan 04. Joan Smokes … Continue reading
All reviews sorted by author – Ackland, Jenny – Little Gods Adébáyọ̀, Ayọ̀bámi – Stay with Me Alderton, Dolly – Ghosts Alderton, Dolly – Everything I Know About Love Alexander, Kirsten – Riptides Allende, Isabel – Inés of My Soul Anstruther, Eleanor – A Perfect Explanation Atkinson, Kate – Life After Life Atkinson, Kate – … Continue reading