Book Review – Ikigai

I’m reviewing two books today which cover similar topics: The Japanese secret to a long and happy life by Hector Garcia and Francesc Miralles The little book of Ikigai: The essential Japanese way to finding your purpose in life by Ken Mogi So working in a library, I get to see the books that come…

Book Review – Dune

I read Dune by Frank Herbert during our road trip last year. Actually, I wouldn’t have read this book if there wasn’t a new film of the same name coming out. Yes, I remembered the boring and slow movie made by David Lynch back in 1984. But I’ve forgotten most of the story and characters…

Book Review – Caves of Steel

This was the first book I’ve ever read on my phone using a reading app called Libby. I would have liked to have read a physical copy but there was nothing available at any of the libraries that we have been to (we were road tripping at the time). And since we didn’t know which…

Book Review – Klara and the Sun

I actually reserved this book at my local library ready for me to read when I got back to Hobart from our road trip on the mainland last year. But guess what? I saw this book available at the Naracoorte Library during our stopover there last year. And since I’ve become a member of the…

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…