Reading Project 2019 – The Only Story #2

Every time I think of Julian Barnes (which is not often and who also wrote this book I’m about to review), I think of his book The Sense of an Ending, which I have read and enjoyed. I believe he won the Man Booker prize for that book. Well-deserved too as it was a great…

Reading Project 2019 – The Second Cure #1

I heard this book being discussed on Radio National and I thought it would be a great book to read. I was a little bit disappointed with this story. It felt lame and it was too long winded in the first part. The second part was better – more exciting and fast paced. But the…

Reading Project 2018 – CHOICE July 2018 #12

I don’t usually read magazines from front to end (normally I would skim and just read any articles that interests me); but as this is a reading project, I read every single word on every single page of this magazine. Yikes! So the choice of magazine is CHOICE magazine! Ha! Actually, it was the only…

Reading Project 2018 – Little Ted’s Big Heart #11

I randomly picked this book from my library shelf. No major reason – it just had a nice cover. The content was also quite lovely. It was a story about Little Ted and how he built something special to his dear friends: Rabbit; Squirrel; and Owl that they could all share. He made a gift…

Reading Project 2018 – Manhattan Beach #10

It took me a while to get into this book. Yes I had a slow start. But you know what? After a few pages (well actually more than a few pages) I persevered, got into the momentum and surprisingly enjoyed the story! The book begins with Anna as an 11 year old accompanying her father…