Category Archives: blog spotlight

Review: STRONG POISON by Dorothy L. Sayers

I was not enamoured of my first foray into the world of Lord Peter Wimsey a few months back but didn’t want to eschew one of the genre’s best known classic authors on the basis of a single read so … Continue reading

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Aussie Authors Month

April has been designated by someone as Aussie Authors Month, a fact I have been neglectful of here at Reactions to Reading. But over at Fair Dinkum Crime, the blog I host with fellow Aussie crime fiction fan Kerrie to … Continue reading

Posted in blog spotlight, Brian Kavanagh (Aus), Felicity Young (Aus), Leah Giarratano (Aus), list, P M Newton (Aus), Sulari Gentill (Aus) | 7 Comments

Are you Fair Dinkum about your Australian Crime fiction?

We are. Kerrie (of Mysteries in Paradise) and I have revamped our ‘other’ blog and are re-launching it today (Australia Day here in Oz) as Fair Dinkum Crime. The blog will be the (well a) place to go for reviews of … Continue reading

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BBAW Treasure #1 – Favourite Blog Discovered This Year

First up, a confession. I am not the world’s biggest fan of BBAW (that’s Book Bloggers Appreciation Week for the uninitiated). Of course I don’t object to the intention that underpins it which is “to recognize the hard work and … Continue reading

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It’s not that I’m ungrateful but…

…I do hate being told what to do (always have done, always will do, it gets me into more troublesome situations than you can imagine). However I would be remiss if I didn’t mention that I received an award over … Continue reading

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Weekly Geeks 2009 #1 – Blogs I Follow

Thanks to Kerrie at Mysteries in Paradise I discovered that Weekly Geeks is up and running again after its creator Dewey passed away in October. A bunch of book bloggers have pulled together to keep Dewey’s various endeavours, including Weekly … Continue reading

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Weekly Geeks #26 – What do we have in common?

This week’s Weekly Geeks challenge is to snoop around the blogs of five other Weekly Geek-ers that I don’t know and find something in common with them. I chose 5 blogs at random and found the following: On At Home Wtih Books I … Continue reading

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