Hi everyone, here we are facing the last week of November and about to welcome summer. This last post is a review of an amazing biography I found by chance about an archaeologist from Australia. So, if that has piqued your interest, read on…Continue reading “My life in ruins by Adam Ford”
Welcome to July
Hi everyone, welcome to the colder month of July. It’s quite cold here in Auckland, and at times wet!! Despite the bleakness of the weather, we enjoy the warmth inside our homes and I always look forward to snuggling down with a good book!! To find out more about my selections you’re going to have to be brave and press the button below… go on then…Continue reading “Welcome to July”
Special heroes this September
Hello all to the spring month of September!
This month’s posts feature books about young heroes. Not your typical comic book superheroes or those who save the world from mythical monsters or evil secret societies. These are young kids who have overcome some sort of illness, medical condition, or are living with a form of disability. I chose this topic for an extremely personal reason this month.Continue reading “Special heroes this September”
The Insulin Express by Oren Liebermann
Hi all, this last title caught my eye some months ago as it had the words ‘travel’ and ‘diabetes’ in the description. I felt myself drawn to it as diabetes runs in my own family and as a result I find myself thinking twice about the things I eat and my lifestyle. Although I have my own raft of health issues; they become quite insignificant compared to the trials faced by the author of this book. So, if you or someone you know is facing a serious illness, have a read of this memoir if you need some inspiration.Continue reading “The Insulin Express by Oren Liebermann”