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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 know what it was all about.

A blog post from Bookishness and Tea has just explained it all to me, so I’m in!

Top Ten 2016 Releases I Meant To Read But Didn’t Get To (But TOTALLY plan to)

Top Ten 2016 Releases I Meant To Read But Didn’t Get To (But TOTALLY plan to)

The Essex Serpent has appeared on many ‘best of 2016’ lists, and there is no reason I haven’t read it yet! I have no excuse! This historical…

#T5W: My Bookish Goals for 2017!

#T5W: My Bookish Goals for 2017!

Top 5 Wednesday is a Goodreads group, for book reviewers to come together each Wednesday and share their responses to bookish questions! This week the topic is: 2017…

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent. Book Review.

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent. Book Review.

“To know what a person has done, and to know who a person is, are very different things.” Hannah Kent, in Burial Rites.    Every now and…

Welcome to Read and Live Well!

      “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. It’s what the sunflowers do.” Helen Keller.         So…

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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I share 10 links from around the web that I have enjoyed - bookish and non-bookish things!
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  • Of course for International Cat Day we need to celebrate by reading poetry on cats!
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  • #currentlyreading When Michael Met Mina
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Sticking to the theme of refugees in Australia, as I am currently reading They Cannot Take the Sky and also recently read The Bone Sparrow
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This is YA fiction about Michael, whose parents run the political party called 'Aussie Values', and Mina, who fled Afghanistan with her mother and arrived in Australia by boat.
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This has some pretty confronting characters but I'm sure is not actually far from reality for many in Australia.
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Q1: Bookish confession. I haven't read a Jane Austen novel that I've enjoyed yet! 😳 I will continue though!
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Q2: Author you think is underrated. Georgia Blain who wrote Between a Wolf and a Dog which is still one of the best books I've read this year and I want more people to read it!
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Q3: Do you write at all? Only academically and scientifically for the past 10+ years but I started my blog so I could do more creative writing. I've always wanted to write a novel and am starting to make a little progress 😊
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Q4: Read any good nonfiction recently? Yes - The Gender Games by Juno Dawson. Amazing!
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Q5: Got a blog? Yup! Read and Live Well. Link is always in my bio! ..
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Argh I forgot to tag! I tag @whatkatiereadnext @thereaderswardrobe @crazybooklady_ ..
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Btw how stinkin cute is this cat mug from Kikki K! @kikki.k ..
These books are on my Five Star Prediction blog post, where I predict five books from my TBR that will be 5 ⭐️ reads!
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