A list of some of the brilliant books that are being released in the first quarter of this year.
This has been a valuable lesson in what I am capable of, even from the depths of exhaustion. If I write, something eventually will come out of it.
‘Australian history… is full of surprises, and adventures, and incongruities, and contradictions, and incredibilities; but they are all true, they all happened.’ Mark Twain
What do you talk about in letters that your correspondent hasn’t already seen on your Facebook page or on that of your mutual friends? You can’t actually share news via letter anymore, and because of that, that the letter loses something of its magic.
I recently finished reading Songlines, the first Young Adult book I’ve read in a long time. It’s a genre that I’ve always loved, and conveniently I have younger siblings who quit that age group much more recently than I did to keep me abreast of what’s good in the YA field. Like everything though, IContinue reading “Author Interview: Carolyn Denham on her debut novel Songlines”
There is a wealth of differing information in the two choices of phrasing. A woman who is mortified suggests and entirely different social situation than a woman who is angry.
There is a large scale fascination with cryptography and cryptanalysis, and the root of this fascination lies in the fact that codes are secrets and secrets were made to be discovered.
The decision they have made that what they build together in love will be more than what they could do apart. I love those stolen, tender moments.