Booklover Book Reviews Recap – January 2015

Strange Weather in Tokyo by Hiromi Kawakami

I’ve only just gotten used to writing 2015 and February is upon us. Before we race headlong into another busy month let’s take a moment to recap what happened here at Booklover Book Reviews during January. Books Featured:    Click on the pictures to read the review/interview

My Best Books of 2014

After Darkness by Christine Piper

As the year draws to a close it is time to look back at all the books I enjoyed during 2014 and highlight those worthy of special mention. My Best Books of 2014 Only three titles have received my 5 star rating for both The Story and The Writing – I’ve been a very hard marker […]

My 2015 reading challenge commitments

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In addition to committing to the 2015 Aussie Author Challenge at the Kangaroo level, I’m going to stretch myself a little further with the following challenges in 2015: The Eclectic Reader Challenge 2015 (http://bookdout.wordpress.com/challenges/eclectic-reader-challenge-2015/) Okay, so I came two titles short of completing this 12 book category challenge in 2014 – the True Crime and Alternate […]

Booklover Book Reviews Recap – November 2014

This Should be Written in the Present Tense by Helle Helle

Where has this year gone? It’s time to get stuck into your holiday season shopping if you haven’t already – it will be Christmas before we know it. But first let’s recap what happened here at Booklover Book Reviews during November: Books Featured:      Click on the pictures to read the reviews

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 […]