Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera is a novel about a Maori tribe who used to hunt whales until an ancestor of the tribe experienced something that made him change the tribes ways to protect the giants of the sea instead. The story is told by the son of the current leader following his niece Kahu from birth and through her childhood, being rejected by … Read More Review – Whale Rider
Like a lot of other readers i’m sure, I love a good book. I like to hold something physical in my hands and to watch the bookmark make its way further and further until it reaches the satisfying end. It is one of the best feelings to see it, the feeling of accomplishment. Kindle’s, however, are admittedly much better for the environment as we … Read More Books VS Kindle
Unread books are an epidemic in my house. I would like to maybe get my teeth into them and then I can feels a sense of accomplishment when they are finally finished. Here are some of them: HEIR OF FIRE – This is the book that is currently on my bedside table and the book I take everywhere. I am loving the story of … Read More Books I would like to read – JUNE!
Have you ever read a book and thought that it would be fun to do one thing that was the characters hobby. To jump into the book and follow your favourite literary characters around for one day as if they were your best friends. What would you do? Unfortunately, I have so many, but here are a few to get your bookish minds racing. … Read More My Fictional Bucket List
The Point of View of a novel, will set the tone for the entire book, so it’s very important that the right one is picked. One of the things that I struggle with the most, as a writer beginning a new story, is from which point of view I would like to tell it from. I am bombarded with questions that I ask myself … Read More Writing in Whose POV