Category: Reading

Quality book reviews by a PhD qualified avid reader. I have a special interest in Australian fiction, women’s writing, autobiographies and bookish paraphernalia. What have you been reading lately? Join the discussion!

Are You A Book Geek? The Christmas Gifts You’ll Want Under The Tree!

According to Wikipedia: “The word geek is a slang term originally used to describe eccentric or non-mainstream people; in current use, the word typically connotes an expert or enthusiast or a person obsessed with a hobby or intellectual pursuit…” Well, that pretty much sums up my dream date! In fact,…

Picture Books For Father’s Day Gifts

It’s nearly Father’s Day in Australia and families everywhere are out looking for this year’s goody bag of jocks, socks and ties. It’s no surprise that I always advocate popping a picture book in with Dad’s tin of licorice allsorts,…