What I’m Reading Now

Coming Reviews (What I have been reading lately, revisited)

It's NOT the Stork A Book about Girls, Boys, Babies, Bodies, Families and Friends By Robie H. Harris, illustrated by Michael Emberley

I’ve been a bit quiet here lately, so let me give you a peak into what I’ve been reading (or what my kids have), and some reviews you can expect to see in the near future. First, in the spirit of the Australian Women Writers Challenge (in which I have signed up for the Stella...
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Literature Survey – Sustainable Living & Urban Homesteading

Nurturing Creativity A gude for busy moms by Renee Tougas

Most of the books I’ve been reading lately are in some way related to sustainable living or urban homesteading, as I’m (slowly, slowly) doing a literature review for a project I’m working on. Here are some snippets: “…for each daily need that we re-learn to provide within our homes and communities, we strengthen our...
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Warning: Reading Causes Sleep-Loss

Out of the Black Land. Kerry Greenwood.

I stayed up way too late last night reading Kerry Greenwood’s Out of the Black Land (From Clan Destine Press) last night. A review will be forthcoming when I have another chance to sit and read it for a large block of time. But not before, because I don’t want to spoil it by reading...
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What I’m Reading Lately, or What Happened to the Australian Women Writers Challenge?

Radical Homemakers: Reclaiming Domesticity from a Consumer Culture, By Shannon Hayes

It’s true, I’m not doing very well on my commitment to review Australian women writers this year. It’s May, and so far I’ve done one review towards my commitment, of One Magic Square, published over at Sustainable Suburbia. And by the way, I’m giving a copy of the book away, so if you’d like...
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What I Have Been Reading Lately (or Coming Book Reviews)

I am Jack by Susanne Gervey illustrated by Cathy Wilcox

I’ve committed myself to participating in the Australian Women Writers 2012 Reading and Reviewing Challenge, at the Miles level, as a Dabbler. Meaning, I need to read at least six books by written Australian women this year, and review at least three, from any genre. That seems almost too easy now, given I’ve decided...
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