Category Archives: Ellery Adams

Books of the month: March 2017

Pick of the month The good news is my reading picked up in both quantity and quality during March but the downside of that is it takes more effort to choose a favourite read of the month. After see-sawing between … Continue reading

Posted in Adrian McKinty, Agatha Christie, books of the month, Candice Fox (Aus), Elizabeth Edmondson, Ellery Adams, J.M. Peace (Aus), Jorn Lier Horst, Laura Lippman, Margery Allingham, Meg Keneally (Aus), Sally Andrew, Sarah Ward, Tom Keneally (Aus) | 7 Comments

A.C.E. Mini Reviews

The title of this most means nothing. Or almost nothing. Other than that I have finished books by authors whose surnames begin with A, C and E in the past few weeks and I’m never going to get around to … Continue reading

Posted in Agatha Christie, Elizabeth Edmondson, Ellery Adams, mini review | 2 Comments

Books of the month: October 2016

Pick of the month It is truly difficult to pick my favourite read for October as I felt blessed with so many wonderful books but I’m going to highlight Melina Marchetta’s TELL THE TRUTH, SHAME THE DEVIL which is this … Continue reading

Posted in Anna Snoekstra (Aus), Anya Lipska, books of the month, Denise Mina, Ellery Adams, Emily Arsenault, Hans Olav Lahlum, Jane Jago (Aus), Karin Fossum, Larry D. Sweazy, Mark Douglas--Home, Melina Marchetta (Aus), Michael Wood, R. Austin Freeman, Tania Chandler (Aus) | 6 Comments

Palate Cleansers x 2

Whenever I have read a particularly harrowing or thought-provoking book I find myself looking for the literary equivalent of a palate cleanser. I still want quality storytelling but am happy to just go along for whatever ride the author has … Continue reading

Posted in Ellery Adams, Michael Woods, mini review | 3 Comments

Books of the month: July 2016

Pick of the month July was a really slow reading month for me with only 6 books completed (or 949 pages + 24.5 hours of listening). But I still managed to find some gems including debut novel THE DRY from Jane … Continue reading

Posted in A.E. Martin (Aus), books of the month, Deborah Johnson, Ellery Adams, Jane Harper (Aus), Roger Monk (Aus) | 6 Comments

Books of the month: June 2016

Pick of the month This month had several contenders for my favourite read but I’ve managed to narrow it down to two and for the same reasons: they’ve stood the test of time and have been given a second life … Continue reading

Posted in books of the month, E.M. Channon, Ellery Adams, Jean Bedford (Aus), Julie Hyzy, Lou Berney, Melanie Raabe, Olga Lorenzo (Aus) | 5 Comments

Books of the month: April 2016

Pick of the month Part of me wants to award Hideo Yokoyama’s SIX FOUR book of the month status as it felt like such an achievement to finish it and the last 100 or so pages were very satisfying. But … Continue reading

Posted in Aiofe Clifford (Aus), Allen Eskens, Amanda Ortlepp (Aus), Arthur Upfield, books of the month, Ellery Adams, Hideo Yokoyama, Karin Fossum, Ruth Rendell | 8 Comments

Books of the month: February 2016

Pick of the month I had a really great month’s reading during March and have struggled to pick just one favourite. But the book which I think will stay with me for the longest time is Peter Docker’s SWEET ONE which … Continue reading

Posted in books of the month, C.J. Sansom, Cath Ferla (Aus), Ellery Adams, Elly Griffiths, Hans Olav Lahlum, Janice Simpson (Aus), Julia Keller, Mickey Spillane, Peter Docker (Aus) | 3 Comments

Review: A KILLER COLLECTION by Ellery Adams

Molly Appleby is a former teacher turned writer for Collectors Weekly: a specialist newspaper. While at an early morning kiln opening with her pottery-mad mother Molly notices something unusual happen to one of the collectors. When that man later dies … Continue reading

Posted in book review, Ellery Adams, USA | 5 Comments

Books of the month: January 2016

Pick of the month I was a bit out of touch for the last half of last year so I relied on the end of year roundups from fellow book bloggers to re-populate my reading wishlist. One such recommendation came from … Continue reading

Posted in books of the month, Dana Stabenow, Ellery Adams, Emma Viskic (Aus), Kati Hiekkapelto, Leslie O'Kane | 4 Comments