Perhaps I was expecting too much from a title that started life as a short story published on Twitter. Slade House Synopsis : Turn down Slade Alley – narrow, dank and easy to miss, even when you’re looking for it. Find the small black iron door set into the right-hand wall. No handle, no keyhole, but at your […]
Happy New Year book lovers! More great titles added to my reading pile, the bulk Christmas gifts – lucky me. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles Having absolutely adored Amor Towles’ debut novel Rules of Civility back in 2011, his much anticipated second novel earned a spot on my wish list pre-publication. Have heard so many […]
Happy Easter break everyone – it’s time for a literary blog hop! Booklover Book Reviews is excited to be part of the Literary Blog Hop hosted by My Book Self. Without further ado, here are the details of my international giveaway: I’m giving entrants the chance to select from the following 4 literary titles.
The Bone Clocks Synopsis : The dazzling new novel from the author of Cloud Atlas, at once the kaleidoscopic story of an unusual woman’s life, a metaphysical thriller and a profound meditation on mortality and survival. Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014 One drowsy summer’s day in 1984, teenage runaway Holly Sykes encounters a strange woman who […]
Five wonderful books came into my home during the last week: My pre-ordered copy of THE BONE CLOCKS, the much anticipated new release from David Mitchell arrived. It is big – will do great things for the arm muscles. It is beautiful – despite breaking every rule in the book regarding cover-art like only a title from Mitchell would be allowed […]
It has been my great pleasure to take part in the October Literary Giveaway Blog Hop hosted by Judith @ Leeswammes’ Blog. So, without further ado, the winner of a brand new paperback copy of my favourite book of all time, CLOUD ATLAS by David Mitchell is… Nirmala Congratulations Nirmala. You will find an email in […]
Booklover Book Reviews is thrilled to be a part of the Literary Giveaway Blog Hop (27-31 October 2012) kindly organised by Judith @ Leeswammes’ Blog. During the hop 50 different book blogs will be offering one or more giveaways of books or bookish items. All books will be literary fiction or something close to that. […]
It has been a very busy fortnight but a few books still made it into my home. Significance by Lise Sonntag (for review) The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes (purchase) Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell (a gift for my bookshelf ) Produce to Platter, The Food and Wine Lovers Guide -Yarra Valley & The Dandenongs – George & Wilson, Smudge Publishing […]
Here are my spoils from a $100 gift certificate I received from my friends from my local boutique book store.
Wonderful Wednesdays is a meme run by Sam @ Tiny Library aimed at spotlighting and recommending some of our most loved books, even if we haven’t read them recently. Each week will have a different genre or theme. This week’s theme is OUR FAVOURITE AUTHORS. First things first – to be classified as one’s favourite author, does […]