Friday Favourites :: 9 July

I think I mentioned in my favourites post last week about how the past few weeks have seen us in the midst of snap lockdowns and travel restrictions and cancellations of plans and all of that. This week’s favourite is kind of related, because something I’m loving this week is the way the book community […]

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Friday FavouriteS :: 7 May

I’m popping in with a super quick Friday favourites post today because I’m all out of words and energy after all the excitement of the past few weeks. This might be another obvious one, but my favourite thing this week has of course been our trip to Sydney for the Writers’ Festival. I fully intend […]

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Book haul :: Love Your Bookshop Day

If you caught my post yesterday you might know how excited I was about Love Your Bookshop Day this year. Obviously there was no way I could visit my favourite bookshops without picking up a few new books, and today I wanted to share my very excellent haul. Despite the excitement I did manage to […]

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Love Your Bookshop Day

In celebration of today being Love Your Bookshop Day I thought I’d talk about some of my favourite Canberra bookshops. I think we’re pretty lucky as far as bookshops go in Canberra – most of our shopping centres have at least one, and then a few others around the suburbs too – including some lovely […]

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Sydney Writers’ Festival 2019 :: All Day YA

Yesterday was one of my favourite book events of the year – the Sydney Writers’ Festival All Day YA. This was my third time – if you’d like to check out my posts about previous years you can see 2017 here and 2018 here. Honestly, I think the SWF just does the most amazing job […]

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Review :: The Place on Dalhousie :: Melina Marchetta

Despite having a special place in my book-loving heart for Melina Marchetta since reading Looking for Alibrandi as a teenager, I hadn’t read any of her other books until her adult crime/thriller novel Tell the Truth Shame the Devil was released last year.  When that one came out I went with a friend to see […]

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