January Book Review Round Up

January is a wonderful month for reading. There are all of the wonderful Christmas gifts to get through and the extra time (thank you holidays) means that I get a chance to really sit down and enjoy them. Mixed bag this month:

***1/2   “The Doodle Revolution” by Sunni Brown

****1/2  “Homage New Orleans” by Leon Morris

****1/2  “Finders Keepers” by Stephen King

***1/2  “Australia Remembers when…” by Bob Byrne

****     “The Handsome Man’s De Luxe Cafe” by Alexander McCall Smith

****     “Better Call Saul. The World According to Saul Goodman” by David Stubbs 1591847036-01-_sx142_sy224_sclzzzzzzz_0646938061-01-_sx142_sy224_sclzzzzzzz_

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September Review Round Up

A mix of popular authors and self-published ones:

***1/2   “New Zealand North Island” by Darroch Donald

*****      “Dead Down East” by Carl Schmidt

*****      “End of Watch” by Stephen King

***1/2   “Speculative Story Bites” By Sarena Ulibarri (Ed)

****1/2 “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” By J.K.Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

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March Review Round Up

March was a bit messy this year – I was away in Tasmania for a week, then there was the 2016 Melbourne International Garden Show to attend, and of course, Easter. I read some great books this month though:

****  “Anyone can get an A+: How to Beat Procrastination, Reduce Stress and Improve Your Grades” by Geetanjali Mukherjee

****  “fearLESS: How to Conquer Your Fear, Stop Playing Small, and Start Living an Extraordinary Life You Love” by Nathalie Thompson

***1/2 “Bogman” by R. I. Oulfsen

***** “The Last Second Chance” by Jim Nesbitt

**** “The Wisdom of Bees” by Erik Berrevoets

***** “On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft” by Stephen King

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