Book Reviews

Of The Dutch House by Ann Patchett and melancholy realism

I listened to the audiobook of The Dutch House for well over two months. I am quite slower with audiobooks than physical ones, but two months was staggering even for me. But going into it, I knew this was going to be a raw, emotional read that will stay with me forever. Writing about The…… Continue reading Of The Dutch House by Ann Patchett and melancholy realism

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Happy Like This by Ashley Wurzbacher

I received a copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Happy Like This was one of my anticipated literary fiction/anthology reads of 2019. I was so happy when my request was approved on NetGalley. I went in to this book with…… Continue reading Happy Like This by Ashley Wurzbacher

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5 oddly specific storylines I love in books

Hiya, nerds! Normal people, when asked what kind of books they usually read, reply with specific genres. They might even specify a sub-genre within the main one, but even those are broad, common genres. That’s normal people. And I’ve been quite repeatedly told I’m not that. Each time a publicist asks me what kind of…… Continue reading 5 oddly specific storylines I love in books

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Ellie and the Harpmaker by Hazel Prior

I received a copy of this book from Transworld Publishers in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Transworld has a habit of publishing all my favourite reads and I’m so glad I received a review copy of this one! Ellie and the Harpmaker was one of my…… Continue reading Ellie and the Harpmaker by Hazel Prior

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A Q & A with Markus Zusak ft. book thieves, bloggers, and balderdash.

On Friday, at 5:30pm, Starmark in association with the Australian Consulate-General, hosted an event–a conversation with the award-winning author Markus Zusak. A bunch of us, bloggers and bookstagrammers, flocked to the bookstore to see our favourite author in person. It was a tightly-packed space, and I may or may not have accidentally (and quite inappropriately)…… Continue reading A Q & A with Markus Zusak ft. book thieves, bloggers, and balderdash.