My class, Great Books for university has me reading classics. I’ve never been good at reading classics so I thought I would do a series on my blog called How I Survived Classics. This week is Patrick White’s, The Aunt’s Story.
***This was sent for review by Harlequin Teen Australia***
At first I was like eh, and then I was like hmmmmmm, and then I was like OMG I need to know more. Kady Cross braves the world where personal opinions have never been stronger, and writes a novel about an important but somewhat unknown topic of rape. Continue reading
My class, Great Books for university has me reading classics. I’ve never been good at reading classics so I thought I would do a series on my blog called How I Survived Classics. This week is J.M. Coetzee’s Foe.
So I may have a bit of a problem… I mean, no problem at all. Just… I really do have a problem… *laughs manically, then laughs sadly*
Yes… I bought more books… A lot of books… Somebody help me…
***This book was kindly sent for review from Harper Collins Australia***
You know that moment when you hear about the book, and you read the synopsis on Goodreads, and then suddenly think about how much you just have to have it? For me, The Crown’s Game cover and synopsis shown out like gold amongst copper. But the question is, did The Crown’s Game live up to my expectations?
Once again it is the time of year where the amazing Brisbane Writers Festival happens. Us poor Brisbanities suffered through the many tweets and photos of other Australians who had been having their state’s writers festivals. And finally it was our time! And what a great festival it was too.
Do you ever stumble into a book blindly and know nothing about the plot of the book until you start reading? That’s how I tackled Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman’s Illuminae. Of course I had heard a lot about it, a lot of positive things, but I didn’t know what it was about! But with these good thoughts from small birdies, I opened the book and fell down the rabbit hole of book goodness.