Tag Archives: reading
It’s that time of year again: time to play Reading Bingo. For newcomers to this blog, Reading Bingo is a framework I use for reflecting on my year of reading. It’s a friendlier format for me than a ‘Best of…’ … Continue reading
Being a fan of the regular column, ‘Books that changed me’ in The Sunday Age, I was delighted to be invited to submit my own list, which I managed to whittle down from around 400 to four. This post originally … Continue reading
Regular readers of this blog will know I’m a big fan of Margot Kinberg and her blog, Confessions of a Mystery novelist. Here I share Margot’s wonderful recent post on raising children who read.
I am deeply moved by reports of silent reading protests against the coup in Bangkok. According to the independent online newspaper Prachatai English, the silent reading protests started on 27 May and have been ongoing, with people gathering in groups of four to … Continue reading
I’m taking part in a new meme for writers and book bloggers based on Hungarian writer Frigyes Karinthy’s 1929 short story ‘Chains’ in which he coined the phrases ‘six degrees of separation’. Each month, WA writers/bloggers Annabel Smith and Emma … Continue reading
I was tagged by Jo Case to answer this fulsome Book Q&A; Jo’s answers are here. I’m following Jo’s example: if you’d like to take part, consider yourself tagged. (And come back and leave a link to your quiz responses in … Continue reading
Like Bernadette at Reactions to Reading, I couldn’t resist the silliness of this book meme. Founded by Pop Culture Nerd with a new version released each year, the objective is to complete the supplied sentences using the titles of books you … Continue reading