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XO by Jeffery Deaver

I’ve been indulging in some much-needed crime fiction lately–I realised midway through the year that not only was I embarrassingly behind in my goal to read 50 books by the end of the year, I…

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GONE MISSING by Linda Castillo

Anyone who has been around for a while knows that I am a fan of Linda Castillo’s Kate Burkholder series (I wrote a glowing review of Breaking Silence late in 2011). For those of you…

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GONE GIRL by Gillian Flynn

I recently struggled to write my review of The Dark Knight Rises for fear that I would say too much and give away crucial plot points. I find myself in a similar situation trying to…

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THE DARK KNIGHT RISES by… hey! That’s not a book!

Thanks to Katia from And Cut! Film, I was able to be one of the first people in the world (the world!!) to see The Dark Knight Rises. Don’t believe me? Here’s the proof. Ms…

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HIGH FIDELITY by Nick Hornby

A good compilation tape, like breaking up, is hard to do. You’ve got to kick off with a corker, to hold the attention, and then you’ve got to up it a notch, or cool it…

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Rainy day musings

It’s dreary and miserable up here in Brisbane today. It’s been that way for the last few days… overcast, gloomy, rainy at times. It’s perfect weather to snuggle up under a big blanket with a…

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In ancient Roman mythology, there is a god named Janus. The god of beginnings and endings, transitions and time. He looked into the future and the past, and symbolised the change undertaken when people grow up and…

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The great disappointment… Or why I can’t bring myself to say …

After the debacle that was the Twilight phenomenon, I can honestly say I was reluctant to venture into the world of the Hunger Games trilogy. Dubbed the ‘new Twilight’, Suzanne Collins’ books and film seem to produce…

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