Reading Project 2016 – The Art of Thinking Clearly #12

Well, I can’t believe this is my last book review for 2016. I’m so glad I took up this reading challenge/project again this year. Otherwise, I wouldn’t have been dedicated enough to read anything at all. Well in fact, I did read more than 12 books this year but who’s counting? Ok my last review for…

Reading Project 2016 – Today Will Be Different #11

It’s funny (no not haha funny) but I am currently having a writer’s block as I write this book review. I don’t know why because I really enjoyed reading this new book by Maria Semple so it shouldn’t be a problem right? Anyway, Today Will Be Different is a hilarious and witty account of a day…

Reading Project 2016 – Winning the Brain Game #10

I’m steering away from fiction for this month’s reading challenge. I heard the author being interviewed on Radio National one day and immediately put an order in at my local library to purchase it for their lending collection. And since I recommended the title I got to borrow it first. Bonus! It didn’t take that long and…

Reading Project 2016 – The Painted Ocean #9

Not only did I enjoy this book but I learnt something about money laundering! Now I know how to ‘wash out dirty money’. Not that I have any of those to speak of but nevertheless I do know how it all works now. Anyway, reading this book felt as though someone has written about what…

Reading Project 2016 – The Age of Magic #8

There’s nothing like a library fine to quicken the reading of a book. Yikes! I borrowed The Age of Magic by Ben Okri from the library and it’s 3 days overdue. That’ll accrue a $1 fine. Thankfully, that’s all I need to pay as I finished it! Yay! Well it wasn’t that this book was boring or…