Book Review – Good Omens

I read this during our recent road trip to the Northern Territory and South Australia. As we were busy hopping on and off to places the only time I could read was at night time. Even then, I only read for a few minutes as I was usually exhausted from all the day’s activities. So…

Library Visit 2021 – Port Augusta Public Library

The Port Augusta Public Library was closed the first time I visited. What a bummer! There was a COVID case in the library the previous week so it was shut down! Luckily, I had another chance for a second visit, on our way back home. Although, that wasn’t a very long visit either because it…

Book Review – Newt’s Emerald

This is another free book I picked up from the Port Augusta Library. I liked the cover and I’ve heard about the good reputation of Garth Nix, which was the main reason I picked it up. So what is this story about? It’s about Truthful (yes that’s her first name) Newington who has recently turned…

Library Visit 2021 – Woomera Community Library

For some reason, I did not make notes after I visited this library. I’ve looked everywhere. That’s very unusual of me not to write anything about it. I now have to rely on my failing memory… Date of visit: 25 August 2021 Features: This was a spacious library considering the town’s population was only 120…

Book Review – The Sky So Heavy

I picked this book up from the free book bin in the Port Augusta Library and read it during our road trip through South Australia last year. I don’t normally read young adult fiction books but this one from the CBCA award-winning Australian author Claire Zorn is not bad. It’s easy to read and a…