Booklover Book Reviews Recap – October 2014

Seven Letters from Paris A Memoir by Samantha Verant

Cannot believe it is November already! For those that like to do their Christmas shopping online like myself it is time to start ordering. Hot and dry here in Brisbane Australia, perfect weather to laze around with a good book. Let’s recap what happened here at Booklover Book Reviews during October: Books Featured:       Click on the pictures […]

2014 Man Booker Prize Shortlist

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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 […]