The Rules of Backyard Croquet – Sunni Overend

Yet another beautiful cover design that softly calls out ‘read me…’, from the Sunni Overend collection. I thoroughly enjoyed her first book The Dangers of Truffle Hunting, and this one didn’t disappoint either. (Fun fact: this manuscript was originally self-published by Overend before her current book deal, and she wrote it before she wrote The Dangers of … More The Rules of Backyard Croquet – Sunni Overend

The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov

This was a strange book with two distinct parts/”books”. The first part kind of baffles me, because the master and Margarita are barely mentioned at all. Indeed, the first half of the book does not concern them, but follows the series of events after the particularly gruesome death of a writer named Berlioz – decapitated … More The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov

Caroline Chisholm: An Irresistible Force – Sarah Goldman

It felt weird when someone gave this book to me an a Christmas gift. I don’t read much history, particularly Australian history about people I don’t know much about. But that ended up being the reason I thoroughly enjoyed reading this. I’m sure I’d heard Caroline Chisholm’s name thrown about, and knew she was on … More Caroline Chisholm: An Irresistible Force – Sarah Goldman