Posts Tagged: australia

[Collective Perspective] How Green This Land, How Blue This Sea by Mira Grant

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29 October

  Welcome to COLLECTIVE PERSPECTIVE A segment where at least two of our bloggers collaborate to share their thoughts in a joint review discussion.     Today, Bry and Fry discuss another unique novella of Mira Grant’s Newsflesh series, How Green This Land, How Blue This Sea F: Nooooooooooo, I’m out of Mira Grant until next month when she releases the next Parasitology book. B: Alas, me too! I’ve been having withdrawals since September. F: I was putting off reading this so I at least had something for when the Mira Grant, intelligently written, body horror itch needed to be scratched. But, it would be super weird… Read more »

[ARC Review] To Die a Dry Death by Greta Van der Rol

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11 July

This brutal moment in history had completely escaped me until To Die A Dry Death appeared on my dashboard. Before this book, I had never heard of the Dutch commercial trading ship The Batavia, or its shipwreck in  1629 off the Australian coast. I had never heard the tale of the 300-some survivors, quite literally marooned on deserted islands, and I had certainly never been made aware of the horrifying massacre that would follow, resulting in the deaths of nearly half of these survivors. Obviously, this drew my interest. How could such a thing happen? To Die A Dry Death is a fictionalized,… Read more »