Book Review: The Greatest Gift

The Greatest Gift Author: Rachael Johns Published: 2017 Publisher: Harlequin My Rating: 4.5/5   The Greatest Gift is the latest novel from Australian author Rachael Johns. Rachael, who found her feet and initial success in the rural romance genre, again steps into the general fiction – or ‘life-lit’ – as she like to call it, … Read more

My reading style [tagged]

 {image credit} A couple of weeks ago the lovely Bec from The Plumbette tagged me in a little questionnaire about my reading style. Anything books, reading or writing I’m all for so I’m thrilled to join in. I haven’t done a lot of reading in the past two months which frustrates me, so I’m really looking … Read more

A few of my favourite things Part II

Continuing on from last week’s theme, I bring you a few more of my favourite things. This time, all things books and reading.

I have an off / on relationship with books which I am not proud of. I love reading and I love the intellectual and emotional journey that books take me on but ashamedly when life gets overwhelmingly busy it is the first thing that gets neglected on my ‘to do’ list. Reading is one of those pleasures that I feel I must deserve or earn. The housework must be done, the children tendered to, work up to date and all must be good in the world before I feel I can indulge myself in a book.

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