Category Archives: Sulari Gentill (Aus)

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

Posted in musings, Sulari Gentill (Aus) | 13 Comments

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

Posted in books of the month, Helen Fitzgerald (Aus), Sulari Gentill (Aus) | 2 Comments

Bookish Joy

Over the past couple of months I have been enduring something of a family crisis. One of the minor side effects of it all is that I’ve barely blogged. Even when I could find the time or inclination it would … Continue reading

Posted in random thoughts, Sulari Gentill (Aus) | 13 Comments

Books of the Month – January 2012

I struggled to choose a single book for the month, feeling like there were several books equally deserving of the title. But in the end I’ve decided on Sulari Gentill’s MILES OFF COURSE which I finished two weeks ago but … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Women Writers Challenge 2012, books of the month, Caroline Overington (Aus), Elly Griffiths, James Thompson, list, Sue Grafton, Sulari Gentill (Aus) | 10 Comments

Aussie Authors Update #2

My reviews of Aussie crime fiction are published exclusively at my other blog, Fair Dinkum Crime, which I co-host with fellow Australian blogger and crime fiction fan Kerrie of Mysteries in Paradise. But I like to do an occasional wrap-up … Continue reading

Posted in David Owen (Aus), Gary Corby (Aus), Jaye Ford (Aus), Katherine Howell (Aus), mini review, Sulari Gentill (Aus), Sydney Bauer (Aus) | 4 Comments

Aussie Authors Month

April has been designated by someone as Aussie Authors Month, a fact I have been neglectful of here at Reactions to Reading. But over at Fair Dinkum Crime, the blog I host with fellow Aussie crime fiction fan Kerrie to … Continue reading

Posted in blog spotlight, Brian Kavanagh (Aus), Felicity Young (Aus), Leah Giarratano (Aus), list, P M Newton (Aus), Sulari Gentill (Aus) | 7 Comments

Review: A Few Right Thinking Men by Sulari Gentill

After being unable to settle with any of my books since finishing the marvellous Gunshot Road more than a week ago I wandered into a local bookstore to pick something brand new. The title of this called me from the … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, book review, Sulari Gentill (Aus) | 7 Comments