The Road by Cormac McCarthy

I'm not a big fan of fiction in general, nor do I readily jump on the bandwagon, so it was a little out of character for me to read The Road by Cormac McCarthy. I wasn't disappointed. It was engaging from the first line to the last and kept me hooked on every page. The... Continue Reading →

The Sheltering Sky, by Paul Bowles

I’m sure you’ve heard it said that Americans are the worst possible tourists – arrogant, condescending, intolerant and just generally obnoxious when set loose outside the confines of the United States. This can obviously apply to tourists from any country: Aussies have a pretty deplorable reputation in South East Asia and I came across an... Continue Reading →

The Good Daughters

I'm b-a-c-k. I was asked to continue submitting and at first I said no. Then "someone" said "I can see you in a coffee shop with your laptop writing on the blog". So - here I am (and I'm in a coffee shop). Just finished "The Good Daughters" by Joyce Maynard. It's a 7 day... Continue Reading →

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