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…

Book Review – Moominsummer Madness

Ok this might be the last Moomin book I’ll read for now. I’ve truly enjoyed reading some of the books for young children written by Tove Jansson. So what is this story about? Well, it was summertime in Moominvalley and we again meet our Moomin family. It was quite a HOT summer and a nearby…

Book Review – The Remains of the Day

I was listening to The Bookshelf during their regular book club session when I heard this book being discussed. They were in fact chatting about Kazuo Ishiguro’s new book Klara and the Sun (yes I’ve reserved this from my library already – 68th in the queue!) and they have likened one of the characters in…

Book Review – The midnight library

I read this book in maybe 3 or 4 sittings which is a record for me nowadays. It might have been because I was nursing a 2-day cold (no not COVID-19) at the time plus it was an easy book to read. A page-turner! So what’s the plot? Well, it’s about a young lady (I…

Book Review – Tales from Moominvalley

Alright, this is the second last book of the Moomin books I’ll be reviewing. Hooray, I hear you say! This one is a collection of short stories about the Moominvalley and its many inhabitants and characters. Some of these stories have been turned into children’s picture books. This is an easy book to read –…