2019 Yearly Wrap Up: General Non-Fiction & Poetry

2019 Yearly Wrap Up: General Non-Fiction & Poetry

Finding a reflective frame of mind at the moment, has been hard to do. As an eastern sea-boarder feeling rather overwhelmed by the fire crisis of the past three months, I’m not sure that taking stock is something I can do until the fires are out. Or maybe I just...
Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: Spring 2019

Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: Spring 2019

Life has been a bit hectic lately, so my usual monthly round up for General Non-fiction has become a seasonal round up just this once! Thankfully, most of you have been reading fiction, so the back log wasn’t too bad. During the months of September, October and...
Poetry Round Up October 2019

Poetry Round Up October 2019

Since our last poetry round-up in March (where one lonely book made an entry) we have been busy little beavers, diving into the magical word of verse. Or at least Nancy & Jonathan have, as the majority of the 17 books reviewed in the past six months, came from one...
Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: August 2019

Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: August 2019

It seems rather fitting that today, the 9th day of the 9th month, also finds us with 9 general non-fiction books to consider! I’m really enjoying the diversity that is appearing in our non-fiction reading this year. During August we canvassed observational...
Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: July 2019

Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: July 2019

July was a fabulous non-fiction month with a mix of art, true crime, politics, feminism, Indigenous culture, science, food and Buddhism. Bernard Whimpress starts his review of From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage by Judith Brett with a big call,  Australian...