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It’s a new year… A Bookish Year ahead

It certainly is a new year, one that I'm very much looking forward to. I have a year off work to be home with my little girl who just keeps on growing (5 months old, where on earth does the time go?!), I've been building up my online business, Bookish Gifts and happily typing up… Continue reading It’s a new year… A Bookish Year ahead


April Monthly Challenge- Classic English Literature

I have joined the April Monthly Challenge with the Aussie Readers Group on The Challenge is to read Classic English Literature that was published prior to 1945. As this will be keeping with my New Years Reading Resolution for 2011 to read more classics I will be taking on the challenge to read the… Continue reading April Monthly Challenge- Classic English Literature

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Book Review- Red Dust

Fleur McDonald- Red Dust (2009)      I was unsure whether I would enjoy an outback romance novel but since I am a huge fan of ‘Farmer wants a wife’ on television I thought I’d give it a shot. I’m glad I did because I thoroughly enjoyed this well written and engaging Australian read and… Continue reading Book Review- Red Dust

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Book Review- Handbags and Gladrags

Maggie Alderson- Handbags and Gladrags (2004) Emily Pointer is a fashion stylist who leads a celebrity lifestyle. From fashion shows in Milan to designer clothes and an enviable husband, Emily seems to have it all. But underneath all the glamour and superficiality, she struggles with some deep dark secrets. Then one night she meets hunky… Continue reading Book Review- Handbags and Gladrags