2014 Man Booker Prize Shortlist


Of the 13 titles long-listed for the 2014 Man Booker Prize only 6 captured my interest sufficiently to buy, pre-order or place on my wishlist. These were: The Blazing World by Siri Hustvedt The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell Us by David Nicholls The Dog by Joseph O’Neill Orfeo by Richard Powers How to be Both […]

2014 Reading Challenge progress

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I committed to four annual reading challenges this year – my Aussie Author Challenge, Australian Women Writer’s Challenge, The Eclectic Reader Challenge and the Global Reading Challenge. I’ve been reading with very little structure this year, so it’s a good time to check on my progress… Books Written by Australian Authors Since my reading for the Australian Women Writer’s Challenge is […]

Best Books of 2014 so far

The Devil I Know by Claire Kilroy

July is always a very busy time for me in my day job, but to regain a bit of perspective it is nice to take a moment to reflect on some of the wonderful books I’ve read in the last six months. Best Books of 2014 so far Only three titles have received my 5 star rating for […]

Booklover Book Reviews Recap – March 2014

The Midnight Promise by Zane Lovitt

Goodbye to March, a month when life minimised my time spent on Booklover Book Reviews. Hello to April, a month I have a little bit of leave and lots of reading planned! Here’s a quick recap of what happened here at Booklover Book Reviews during March: Book Reviews Published:     Click on the pictures to […]