Reading Project 2017 – The Brilliant World of Tom Gates #5

Change of genre for this month’s reading challenge. For some reason, Mr8 is as not as interested with the Tom Gates series as he is with the Wimpy Kid diary series. They were given to him as Christmas and birthday presents. So I thought I’d try reading them myself. This one I’m reviewing is the…

Reading Project 2017 – The Good People #4

Take a look at the cover of this book and notice that the author’s name is in a bigger font than the title. Is it just me being anal or is there some kind of a¬†subliminal message here? Is it because Hannah Kent is now quite the star that she is after her successful debut…

Reading Project 2017 – Dark Matter #3

I was excited but also reluctant when this book was recommended to me by a colleague. Excited because it’s been years (like more than 30 years) since I’ve read any ghost stories (the first novel I read in Australia was a ghost story!); and reluctant because as I got older, ghost stories got scarier especially…

Reading Project 2017 – Burial Rites #1

The first time I ordered this book from my library was last year. And when I finally got it and started reading…. well you know I wasn’t interested¬†anymore, gave up and returned it. Then I heard Hannah Kent (the author) being interviewed on RN radio and re-ordered the book. This time it didn’t take that…