Tag Archives: Australia

“Upside Down” by Lia Riley

Disclaimer: this is more of a rant than a review. You have been warned. I had a lot of trouble coming up with an opening line for this review. I wanted it to be witty and hilarious and surprising and … Continue reading

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“The Secret Keeper” by Kate Morton

You know what’s a real kick in your bookworm pride? Knowing a speed reader. I always thought I was a relatively fast reader, managing a book a week, sometimes more than that. And the books I read average at about six … Continue reading

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#40 “Tiger Men” by Judy Nunn

Divergent – Veronica Roth Insurgent – Veronica Roth Allegiant – Veronica Roth Not For Glory, Not For Gold – Keith Miles The Mammoth Book of Angels and Demons Last Night at Chateau Marmont – Lauren Weisberger The Green Mile – Stephen King Tiger Men – Judy Nunn … Continue reading

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#33 “Murder in Mississippi” by John Safran

Goose – Dawn O’Porter Murder in Mississippi – John Safran Elianne – Judy Nunn Divergent – Veronica Roth Insurgent – Veronica Roth Allegiant – Veronica Roth The Messenger – Markus Zusak Fragile Things – Neil Gaiman The Mammoth Book of Angels and Demons NOS4R2 – Joe Hill Hades – Candice … Continue reading

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My Darling Escape: Part Two

My second day in Sydney started more abruptly than I was really prepared for. After getting to sleep at about 3.30AM, I woke up at about 9.30AM to the question “So, Bec, did you want to go to Bondi today? … Continue reading

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My Darling Escape: Part One

Reality is a harsh mistress, is it not? You close a book, turn off a good movie, leave an awesome party, and all of a sudden you’re back to square one with all of the bullshit you were trying to … Continue reading

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#6 “Looking for Alibrandi” by Melina Marchetta

City of Heavenly Fire – Cassandra Clare Every Word – Ellie Marney Skinjob – Bruce McCabe i.     Bloodlines – Richelle Mead ii.   The Golden Lily – Richelle Mead iii. The Indigo Spell – Richelle Mead iv. The Fiery Heart – Richelle Mead Silver Shadows … Continue reading

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Bon Jovi – Because They Did

This post has been a few days in the making. While I was in Brisbane, I was running around here, there, and everywhere for Christmas, or I was working at my old job (yes, I really did), or I was … Continue reading

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An innocent game of UP Words

I came across this Daily Prompt in the middle of my exam study. I saw it and immediately bookmarked it for the second that I had some free time. Well, that time is now upon me. Thank God. My exam … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget

When I was younger, my dad took me and my sister to the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. I honestly can’t remember how old I was, but that’s not the point of this anecdote. What I remember was walking around, … Continue reading

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