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Father’s Day Gift Ideas!

Father’s Day Gift Ideas!

Father’s Day is fast approaching, so I have come to the rescue with gift ideas for those hard-to-buy-for men in your life. Here are five books that…

Six Wonderful Works of French Literature For Bastille Day!

Six Wonderful Works of French Literature For Bastille Day!

Bonjour! It’s July 14 – Bastille Day! To celebrate all things French, here are six wonderful works of French literature!

Malala Day July 12: Five Remarkable Women Speaking Out For Change

Malala Day July 12: Five Remarkable Women Speaking Out For Change

Malala Yousafzai was only 15 years old when the Taliban shot her point blank in the head. She famously survived the assassination attempt, which was in retribution…

Five Books For Winter Reading!

Five Books For Winter Reading!

Top Five Wednesday is a Goodreads group that each Wednesday shares lists in response to a different topic. The topic this week is “summer reads.” As we are coming…

Five Books With Memorable Mums, for Mother’s Day!

Five Books With Memorable Mums, for Mother’s Day!

It’s Mother’s Day! Let’s celebrate by shining a light on some of the more memorable mums I have read recently! Who are your most memorable fictional mothers?

Mother’s Day Book Gift Ideas!

Mother’s Day Book Gift Ideas!

Mother’s Day is one week away for those of us in many countries around the world, so you still have time to find the perfect book for your…

Autism Awareness Month: Raising Awareness and Understanding Through Fiction

Autism Awareness Month: Raising Awareness and Understanding Through Fiction

Reading fiction is a wonderful way to relax, be entertained and, incidentally, learn about things you may not have been exposed to otherwise. April is Autism Awareness…

My favourite female authors!

My favourite female authors!

This week was International Women’s Day (March 8), this month is Women’s History Month, and in the past week we had the announcement of the long list…

International Women’s Day 2017: Book Recommendations!

International Women’s Day 2017: Book Recommendations!

Half the Sky is a non-fiction book on social justice, in particular the oppression of women and girls seen throughout the developing world.  The heroines in these…

Top Five Graphic Novels (that I have or have not read)!

Top Five Graphic Novels (that I have or have not read)!

Marjane Satrapi grew up in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution. Her parents were constantly worried for her safety, due to her free spirit, her tendency to say what…

Five Books To Celebrate the Love Between People and Their Animals, this Valentine’s Day!

Five Books To Celebrate the Love Between People and Their Animals, this Valentine’s Day!

Elsa the lioness was born free, but was orphaned as a cub and rescued by Joy Adamson in Kenya. We follow Elsa’s journey as she is reared…

Hi! I'm Julia, a lifelong reader, an aspiring writer, medical doctor, and now book blogger, from Queensland, Australia! Go to 'About Read and Live Well' to learn more!

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Lincoln in the Bardo, and why I didn't finish it!
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The Anti-Cool Girl by Rosie Waterland.
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Rosie first came to fame as the writer of the popular and hilarious recaps of Australia's The Bachelor on Mamamia.
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I highly recommend this book and her podcast called Mum Says My Memoir Is A Lie.
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  • Please tell me I'm not the only one... this book is so boring!
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I am almost half way and think I will put it down for now. I may end up finishing it if it does win the Booker 😳
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