February 3, 2019

Over Christmas I was indulged with a few titles from my reading wish list and The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry was the first to be finished. No. 5 of the Top 10 Folk Tales in Fiction Guardian article The Essex Serpent was a curious read. Illuminating about the period i...

November 29, 2018

I don't know why I waited so long to read The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden. I very much enjoyed this wonderfully frosty and creepy tale. The second title of the Winternight Trilogy is on my ever growing TBR pile (though book 1 reads well as a stand alone...

October 20, 2018

I had seen the lovely cover of Naomi Novik's Spinning Silver on bookish Instagram and having enjoyed Uprooted I put it to the top of my TBR pile. When was I going to get my hands on a paper copy though? Luckily I had plans to attend a fantasy quiz at Harry Hartog...

August 20, 2017

While standing in the book signing queue at the National Library of Australia I managed to join another book group (as you do). Unfortunately I couldn't attend its next meeting because I was teaching the same night BUT I did read the book of the month which was America...

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