Category Archives: Sulari Gentill (Aus)

Review: CROSSING THE LINES by Sulari Gentill

Plays within plays. Movies within movies. Books within books. It’s a familiar path for artists to tread when they want to offer us mere mortals a glimpse inside their respective heads. But in her new standalone novel CROSSING THE LINES … Continue reading

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2016: The Favourites as Reading Bingo

One of my favourite bloggers is once again challenging people to play Reading Bingo and another blogging pal has already played the game. Feeling a little left out I thought I would see how many of the 25 squares I could … Continue reading

Posted in Agatha Christie, Amanda Ortlepp (Aus), books of the year, David Owen (Aus), Denise Mina, Doug Johnstone, E.M. Channon, Elly Griffiths, Emily Arsenault, Emily Maguire (Aus), Emma Viskic (Aus), Hans Olav Lahlum, Helen Garner (Aus), Hideo Yokoyama, Jane Harper (Aus), Jock Serong (Aus), Karin Fossum, Larry D. Sweazy, Lou Berney, Melina Marchetta (Aus), Mickey Spillane, Olga Lorenzo (Aus), Ruth Rendell, Shamini Flint, Sulari Gentill (Aus) | 13 Comments

Books of the month: November 2016

Pick of the month I felt pretty wretched after watching the US election unfold at the beginning of the month, both because of what it might mean for the world and for the delayed grief over my mother’s death it … Continue reading

Posted in books of the month, Felicity Young (Aus), Margot Kinberg, Pat Flower (Aus), Robert Harris, Sulari Gentill (Aus) | 2 Comments

In My Secret Life

But I know what is wrong, And I know what is right. And I’d die for the truth In My Secret Life. Leonard Cohen, In My Secret Life When they hear I have a blog most people who know me … Continue reading

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2015: The good, the bad and the dog walkers

As seems to be almost mandatory among book bloggers I’m wrapping up last year’s reading by reflecting on what the year threw at me, book wise. I should tell you this list is a bit haphazard because my memory for … Continue reading

Posted in Ausma Zehanat Khan, Bernard Keane (Aus), books of the year, Cath Staincliffe, Derek B. Miller, J.M. Peace (Aus), Jorn Lier Horst, K.T. Medina, Malla Nunn (Aus), Patricia Carlon (Aus), Paula Hawkins, Philippe Georget, Sulari Gentill (Aus) | 19 Comments

2015: A year in reading Australian Women Writers

For reasons I shan’t bore you with the last half of this year has been…difficult. So much so that I have read little, blogged less and almost entirely let down my fellow Australian Women Writers challenge co-hosts by dropping that … Continue reading

Posted in Anna Jaquiery, books of the year, Felicity Young (Aus), J.M. Peace (Aus), Lizzy Chandler, Malla Nunn (Aus), Patricia Carlon (Aus), Sulari Gentill (Aus), Tracy Ryan | Tagged | 3 Comments

2014: The Favourites

Despite its turmoil 2014 did contain some great reads and I’d hate to forget these excellent books. Crime fiction that’s not really about crime FATAL IMPACT by Katherine Fox. Series heroine Anya Crichton heads to Tasmania where she becomes involved … Continue reading

Posted in Adrian McKinty, Agnete Friis, Amanda Curtin (Aus), Belinda Bauer, books of the year, Ivy Pochoda, Karin Fossum, Kathryn Fox (Aus), Lene Kaaberbol, Richard Beasley, Sulari Gentill (Aus) | 18 Comments

An unplanned hiatus

The last year or so is, to borrow from the mistress of dignified understatement, “not one on which I shall look back with undiluted pleasure“. As I think often happens with us humans during the more traumatic parts of it … Continue reading

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2013: The Favourites

I like to look back on the year’s reading and highlight the books I loved for one reason or another. I’ve given up restricting myself to a number and won’t presume to say they’re “the best” but they have great … Continue reading

Posted in Adrian McKinty, Angela Savage (Aus), Arni Thorarinsson, Belinda Bauer, books of the year, Garry Disher (Aus), Gene Kerrigan, Hannah Kent (Aus), Kate Atkinson, Leif G.W. Persson, Liza Marklund, Mari Strachan, Michael Duffy (Aus), Sulari Gentill (Aus), Wiley Cash | 14 Comments

Books of the Months – September-October 2013

I’ve read very few books over the past couple of months and reviewed even fewer so this will be a short post. I will highlight two books though both because they were very good and because I reviewed them at my … Continue reading

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