Bookmarks: Monday 30 August, 2021
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Bookmarks: Monday 30 August, 2021

Hope you had a great week last week. Mine zipped by. It was Monday, then suddenly Friday afternoon arrived, and it was time to pack up for the weekend. So here we are again, it’s Monday, time to start all over again. Currently reading Present Tense: A Schalk Lourens Mystery, by Natalie Conyer. Read the …

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Book marks 23 August 2021
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Bookmarks: Monday 23 August, 2021

Welcome to wherever you are. Let’s accentuate the positive on a Monday morning. It’s another red letter week for book lovers in the form of Children’s Book Week, which runs until Friday. Winners of the books of the year, awards recognising authors, illustrators, and publishers, have also been announced. Currently reading If I Had Your …

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Bookmarks 16 August 2021
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Bookmarks: Monday 16 August, 2021

Here’s hoping you’re all well this week, especially if you’re in a lockdown region at the moment. Keep calm and read on seems to be the way to go at the moment. Currently reading On the side table at the moment is Klara and the Sun, by Kazuo Ishiguro. Forty books recommended by Elena Ferrante …

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Monday 2 August 2021
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Bookmarks: Monday 9 August, 2021

Apparently the Olympic Games have been on for the last couple of weeks. Who knew? If I had to stop reading to watch Games coverage, well, I wouldn’t be able to read. Not by the time I do everything else that needs doing. What to do? Skip the Games and keep reading of course. Currently …

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Monday 2 August 2021
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Bookmarks: Monday 2 August, 2021

It’s like Groundhog Day around here for more reasons than one. Mainly though because I’m saying another week, another book prize, and other red-letter date for ink-drinkers across the land. Currently reading A year after taking out the Miles Franklin Award, and I am (finally) reading The Yield, by Tara June Winch. The Age Book …

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Monday 26 July 2021
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Bookmarks: Monday 26 July, 2021

Another week, another book prize announcement coming up, and for those in some parts of Australia, the prospect of an ongoing lockdown. Books, movies, exercise, work from home, and Facetime, will see us through hopefully. Currently reading The Bass Rock, by Evie Wyld. The Booker Prize Longlist The longlist of contenders for the 2021 Booker …

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Book marks 19 July 2021
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Bookmarks: Monday 19 July, 2021

A slightly quieter week on the cards, I think. No major announcements to look forward to, for instance. And if you’re in some parts of Australia, including Sydney where I am, COVID enforced lockdowns, seeing most of us staying home for the time-being. Currently reading Sorrow and Bliss, by Meg Mason. Last week’s book reviews …

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Monday 12 July 2021
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Bookmarks: Monday 12 July, 2021

We were busy behind the scenes last week at Short List Books, but still managed to get some bookie action in. If two words best describe what the week ahead, they’d be Miles Franklin. Currently reading Lucky’s by Andrew Pippos. This week in books Book readers in Australia all know what’s happening this week. The …

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