Christchurch Photo Hunt 2015

I love the Christchurch Photo Hunt. And this month it's happening once again. I can't wait to see all the new photos go up on Kete Christchurch. Past Photo Hunts have given us hundreds of images of families and friends celebrating everyday events and activities from around the Canterbury district. They are incredibly touching to…
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A rollickin’ good yarn

After reading two bleak stories I needed a complete change. For this reason I chose an historical first novel by Anna Freeman titled The Fair Fight. It turned out to be a rollickin’ good yarn from beginning to end. When I read historical fiction I want to be transported to another time and place. I…
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The sacrifice

Disturbing. Troubling. Uneasy.     These words stayed with me as I read The Sacrifice. This is a sharp and pointy book. It caught my attention. I was curious from the beginning as the first words sent shivers down my spine. Seen my girl? My baby?  She came like a procession of voices though she…
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All The Bright Places

If you like...               then you will want to read… Meet Theodore Finch and Violet Markey in this poignant story about life, death, wanderings, and Post-It notes. The story begins with Finch talking Violet down from the ledge of the school’s bell tower where she is frozen with fear…
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