2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · 2020 Reviews · crime · non-fiction · true crime · Uncategorized

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

Today I am marking off my thirty first #31st checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: Updated edition: With introduction by Gillian Flynn, a compelling true crime account of the Golden State Killer – the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorised California for over a decade – from Michelle McNamara, the gifted… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

2020 Reviews · biography · history · military · new release · non-fiction · Political · World War II

New Release Book Review: The Happiest Man on Earth by Eddie Jaku

Title: The Happiest Man on Earth Author: Eddie Jaku Published: July 27th 2020 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 208 Genres:  Biography & True Stories, Autobiography, Second World War, Holocaust, Historical, Political & Military RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Life can be beautiful if you make it beautiful. It is up to you. Eddie Jaku always considered himself a German first,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Happiest Man on Earth by Eddie Jaku

2020 Reviews · Book Blast · non-fiction · true crime

#Book Bingo 2020 Round 6: ‘Themes of Inequality’- Bowraville by Dan Box

Book Bingo 2020 is a collaboration challenge I am completing for the third year with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. On the second Saturday of each month, beginning on Saturday 11th January 2020, Theresa, Ashleigh and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2020 card… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2020 Round 6: ‘Themes of Inequality’- Bowraville by Dan Box

2020 Reviews · history · new release · non-fiction · World War II

New Release Book Review: The Nine Hundred by Heather Dune Macadam

Title: The Nine Hundred Author: Heather Dune Macadam Published: January 28th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: Genres: Non Fiction, Historical, World War II RRP: $34.99 Rating: 4 stars The untold story of the 999 young, unmarried Jewish women who were tricked into boarding a train in Poprad, Slovakia on March 25, 1942 that became the first official transport to… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Nine Hundred by Heather Dune Macadam

#aww2020 · 2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · 2020 Reviews · Australian · crime · non-fiction · true crime

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Missing William Tyrrell by Caroline Overington

Today I am marking off my fifteenth #15 checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: One minute a little boy is playing outside his foster nana’s house, the next minute, he’s gone. How can a three year old child simply disappear? On Friday 12 September 2014, William Tyrrell – a playful three-year-old boy… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Missing William Tyrrell by Caroline Overington

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · history · new release · non-fiction · true crime

New Release Book Review: The Killing Streets by Tanya Bretherton

Title: The Killing Streets Author: Tanya Bretherton Published: February 25th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 352 Genres: Non Fiction, Historical, True Crime RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars From the acclaimed author of THE SUITCASE BABY and THE SUICIDE BRIDE, the story of a series of horrific murders that began in 1930s Sydney – and a killer who remained at large for over two decades. In… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Killing Streets by Tanya Bretherton

2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · biography · Feminist · non-fiction

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Your Own Kind of Girl by Clare Bowditch

Today I am marking off my third #3 checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: ARIA Award-winning singer and actress Clare Bowditch confronts her inner critic in this no-holds-barred memoir. This is the story I promised myself, aged twenty-one, that I would one day be brave enough – and well enough – to… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Your Own Kind of Girl by Clare Bowditch

2020 Reviews · biography · history · military · new release · non-fiction · Political

New Release Book Review: The Sisters of Auschwitz by Roxane van Iperen

Title: The Sisters of Auschwitz Author: Roxane van Iperen Published: November 12th 2019 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Biograhy, History, Political, Military RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The life-affirming story of female bravery, Jewish Nazi resistance and surviving the horrors of Auschwitz WINNER of the Opzij Literature Prize 2019! During the Second World War two Jewish sisters – Janny and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Sisters of Auschwitz by Roxane van Iperen

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · biography · book bingo · memoir · non-fiction

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 22 BONUS ROUND: ‘Non fiction book about an event’- The Girls by Chloe Higgins

Book Bingo 2019 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. Each Saturday, on a fortnightly basis, beginning on Saturday 5th January 2019, Ashleigh, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2019 card contains a total of 30… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2019 Round 22 BONUS ROUND: ‘Non fiction book about an event’- The Girls by Chloe Higgins

2019 Reviews · biography · book bingo · non-fiction

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 17: ‘Written by an Australian Man’- A Scandal in Bohemia by Gideon Haigh

Book Bingo 2019 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. Each Saturday, on a fortnightly basis, beginning on Saturday 5th January 2019, Ashleigh, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2019 card contains a total of 30… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2019 Round 17: ‘Written by an Australian Man’- A Scandal in Bohemia by Gideon Haigh