Book Review: Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

As with Illuminae, Gemina is told through a series of emails, instant messages, schematics, classified files, and transcripts. In addition, there is the benefit of Hanna’s journal pages also being included. I love the different format of the way these novels are written. It involves the reader and makes them feel like they are part of the investigation and subsequent trials taking place.

Bullet Journalling

A new year means a new planner and/or journal. I’d seen bullet journalling referenced on a blog post (I can’t remember which one), and my interest was piqued. In the past, planners or journals never quite had enough space for certain entries, or too much space for others, or simply contained …

Book Review: Forget Her Name by Jane Holland

Forget Her Name is told from Catherine’s viewpoint as she first receives her sister’s snow globe, throughout her wedding and the events that follow. I felt her fear and confusion, and desperately wanted to know who it was behind the sinister events that kept happening. The distrust she felt for her parents, and the growing insecurity she felt regarding Dominic, other family members, and friends, only drew me into her world further. My own theories as to who was/wasn’t involved kept changing with every twist and turn.

A Review of 2017

Happy New Year everyone! In 2017 I set myself a goal of reading 52 books for the year. I fell just short at 49, but overall I am reasonably happy with my efforts during a very busy year. You can see my goodreads summary here: https://www.goodreads.com/user/year_in_books/2017 For the Australian Women’s Writers …

It’s officially SUMMER

December in Australia means summer. Days and nights are already heating up, the kids will be on school holidays soon, and the beach is calling. Christmas and the New Year are just around the corner. Before then, I have to do all the necessary shopping and preparation. I still have a couple …