February 2019 – Reese Witherspoon book club

For the month of February in 2019, I decided to read by way through a selection of books chosen for Reese Witherspoon’s book club, or Hello Sunshine. These are always high praise and endorsement for the authors work chosen, as they will automatically sell a lot more copies than they would have without Reese’s pick … More February 2019 – Reese Witherspoon book club

January 2019 – “Help me choose randomly”

So, my TBR is out of control. I know I’ve posted before about these such issues, but my previous post about this now makes me cringe for just how bad this “problem” has gotten (it’s not really a problem, let’s be real. It’s truly delightful). I have considered doing reading challenges and the like, but … More January 2019 – “Help me choose randomly”

Watership Down

  The final book I read in 2018 (and the first one I’d read in the BBC book challenge in a while) was Richard Adams’ 1972 children’s classic Watership Down. A tale that has been entertaining children for decades will, in 2019, see a new lease of life as Netflix streams a BBC miniseries based … More Watership Down

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty/A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult

Two of the most highly anticipated reads of 2018 for me were from my two favourite authors – Australia’s own Liane Moriarty (whose praises I have previously sung here!) with Nine Perfect Strangers and international bestseller Jodi Picoult (again, more singing of praises to be found here) and A Spark of Light. It always feels … More Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty/A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult


  My interest piqued in this year’s Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction, Less, in a series of hilarious and relatable tweets from the author, Andrew Sean Greer, as he found out he had won. He was astounded, gracious and candid about his response – and he also shared a photo of his pug dog wearing … More Less