Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Book Review: Slayer by Kiersten White (YA Paranormal)

Title: Slayer
Author: Kiersten White
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Australia

Publication Date: February 2019
Pages:
416
Format:
Paperback
Genre:
YA Paranormal

Source:
Won in a Giveaway

 

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Between the Lines: Language Learning Part I - Getting Started with a Foreign Language


I adore learning foreign languages. I have done ever since I first started German at age eleven. Aside from being a means of communication, languages offer a fascinating glimpse into a country’s culture and history. Etymology shows us the roots of words, tying different tongues to a common source and showing historical connections between places. It’s a topic on which I could wax lyrical for hours. But I’ll refrain. For the purposes of this blog post, I want to consider the building blocks of language study. If you want to learn a foreign language, how should you go about it?

Monday, 15 April 2019

Book Review: The Red Scrolls of Magic by Cassandra Clare and Wesley Chu (YA Fantasy)

Title: The Red Scrolls of Magic (Eldest Curses #1)
Author: Cassandra Clare and Wesley Chu
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Australia

Publication Date: April 2019
Pages:
350
Format:
Paperback
Genre:
YA Fantasy
Source:
Won in a Giveaway

 

Book Review: The Office of Gardens and Ponds by Didier Decoin (Historical Fiction)

Title: The Office of Gardens and Ponds
Author: Didier Decoin
Publisher:
MacLehose Press

Publication Date: 2 May 2019
Pages:
320
Format:
eBook - PDF
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Source:
ARC via NetGalley