What does your bookshelf say about you?

What does your bookshelf say about you?

G'day friends! Today, I kind of want to do a slightly different post. I was reading Tim Parks' novel, Where Am I Reading From? for my thesis and I came across this little section where he talks about how he's childhood bookshelf kind of prophesised where his interests would and/or wouldn't lie in the future. [...]

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AND WE HYPE HYPE HYPE HYPE HYPE IT UP: Book reviews of the most hyped books

AND WE HYPE HYPE HYPE HYPE HYPE IT UP: Book reviews of the most hyped books

ROMANOV BY NADINE BRANDES G'day friends! So, I wasn't planning on writing this review (because I have so many other reviews that I urgently need to write *NetGalley screams at me in the distance*) but I just finished this book yesterday (as I'm writing this) and I kind of need to write my thoughts, because [...]

POETRY #REVIEW of ‘Where I Ache’ by Megan O’Keefe

POETRY #REVIEW of ‘Where I Ache’ by Megan O’Keefe

I love reading poetry. I think that's a fact that just about everyone who follows me knows by now. I especially love discovering poetry that I've never before seen or read, and in the case of today's review, this was the case. In the most broadest sense, Where I Ache by Megan O'Keefe is a [...]

TAG: THE ‘GET TO KNOW YA’ BOOK TAG

TAG: THE ‘GET TO KNOW YA’ BOOK TAG

*slowly raises head from behind the couch* Hi. It has literally been over a FOUR MONTHS but I'm finally doing this tag! I want to thank the amazing and wonderful Kelly from PaperBackAdventures for the tag! I highly recommend reading her responses because they're really awesome! Show her all the love, please! Let's do this! favourite books of all time [...]

FICTION REVIEW! Houdini vs. Rasputin by C. Michael Forsyth

FICTION REVIEW! Houdini vs. Rasputin by C. Michael Forsyth

Houdini vs. Rasputin by C. Michael Forsyth was an interesting and entertaining historical fiction read, one that was action-packed and filled with suspense. I would characterise it as a historical fiction adventure, set in Tsarist Russia between the years 1903-1911. It depicts a story between two powerful men: Harry Houdini and Rasputin in a 'hero' [...]

but don’t resign yourself to a nothing-life.

but don’t resign yourself to a nothing-life.

this poem is slightly cringe-worthy and i'm embarrassed to post it, only because I've been suffering severe writer's block where my poetry is concerned. if it lacks a bit of something, if the wording is off, know that this is raw and unedited. i wanted to showcase the difficulty of finding the write words to [...]