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Five Star Predictions ⭐️

Five Star Predictions ⭐️

Today I am sharing five books from my shelf that I haven’t yet read, but am expecting to love. A five star book for me is one…

‘The Good People’ Coming to the Big Screen!

‘The Good People’ Coming to the Big Screen!

Exciting news was announced this week, with the film rights to Hannah Kent’s The Good People being optioned to Australian production company Aquarius Films!   The Good…

Audiobooks: When Do You Listen To Them?

Audiobooks: When Do You Listen To Them?

I am late to the audiobook party. For one, I never felt I was particularly good at learning through listening; I process information much better through reading…

Can a blogger blog without a computer? [MacBook and water don’t mix!]

Can a blogger blog without a computer? [MacBook and water don’t mix!]

Storytime! It was getting late. I had spent the best part of the evening reading a little book titled ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows‘. You may…

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…

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…

Reading is Good For Your Health: Celebrating World Health Day!

Reading is Good For Your Health: Celebrating World Health Day!

It’s World Health Day! And I am here to reassure you all, my fellow bookworms, that all those hours (well let’s be honest, more likely days) we spend…

I’m now Bloglovin’ !

I’m now Bloglovin’ !

  Do you know about Bloglovin’? I’m still fairly new to blogging, so am still discovering new things. I had heard of Bloglovin’ previously, but didn’t really…

Reading Big Books!

Reading Big Books!

I am currently working my way through two chunky books: War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy, total of pages 1215 AND Gone with the Wind, by Margaret…

Reading Diversely – Diverse-A-Thon January 2017!

Reading Diversely – Diverse-A-Thon January 2017!

“The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think.” Harper Lee   Why do you read? Or…

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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  • New book review up on my blog. Link in bio!
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Lincoln in the Bardo, and why I didn't finish it!
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#unpopularopinion !
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  • Book review time!
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Link to blog in bio.
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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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  • Today is R U OK? Day but every day is the right day to ask 'R U OK?' ..
You might just save a life.
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  • My thoughts on the shortlist- on my blog now! Link in bio.
  • Please tell me I'm not the only one... this book is so boring!
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I'm so disappointed!
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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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