Randomly Shelves or Something

My brilliantly aptly named new series continues. Where I randomly select two books from my shelves and attempt to find a link. I do not promise it will be a good link, only that it will be a link. It might be anything at all. One thing I do promise is that the link will not be […]

The Family with Two Front Doors – Anna Ciddor

by Anna Ciddor Published by Allen & Unwin This is the story of Anna Ciddor’s grandmother and great aunts, uncles and grandparents. While there are ideas that are problematic to our sensitivities in the current day it does give a good insight into a Jewish family Poland in the 1920s. I’ve not mentioned they were Orthodox as they all […]

Randomly Shelves or Something

by George Johnston, Tim Bowden Published by Allen & Unwin, Collins Fontana Books My brilliantly aptly named new series continues. Where I randomly select two books from my shelves and attempt to find a link. I do not promise it will be a good link, only that it will be a link. It might be anything at […]

Cooper’s Creek – adapted by Gail Holst

by Alan Moorehead, Gail Holst Published by Thomas Nelson Australia Pty Ltd This is a very abridged version of the Burke and Wills exploration story. Their goal was to go north from Melbourne to explore the country and find the Gulf of Carpentaria a distance of about 3,250 km. This was in 1860 when the middle of […]

Randomly Shelves or Something

by Don Watson, Walter Jona My brilliantly aptly named new series continues. Where I randomly select two books from my shelves and attempt to find a link. I do not promise it will be a good link, only that it will be a link. It might be anything at all. One thing I do promise is that […]

The Blue Knight – Joseph Wambaugh

The Blue Knight – Joseph Wambaugh

The Blue Knight by Joseph Wambaugh Published by Sphere on May 21st 1987 Pages: 272 Goodreads Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals. Gritty, luminous, and ultimately stunning, this novel is Wambaugh at his best—a tale of a street cop […]

Randomly Shelves or Something

by Joan D. Vinge, Ursula K. LeGuin Published by Panther Science Fiction My brilliantly aptly named new series continues. Where I randomly select two books from my shelves and attempt to find a link. I do not promise it will be a good link, only that it will be a link. It might be anything at all. […]

The Murder Game – Joan Flanagan

by Joan Flanagan Published by Century Hutchinson Australia Pty Ltd The premise of this book is interesting. You’ve got a rather demented host, both he and his family enjoy playing practical jokes on each other and their guests. This has been going on since the year dot and when host Bart decides to host a […]

Randomly Shelves or Something

Published by Scholastic Press, The Ink Group Pty Ltd Publishers My brilliantly aptly named new series continues. Where I randomly select two books from my shelves and attempt to find a link. I do not promise it will be a good link, only that it will be a link. It might be anything at all. One thing […]

Quag Keep – Andre Norton

Quag Keep – Andre Norton

Quag Keep by Andre Norton Published by Tor Books on May 2nd 2006 Pages: 272 Goodreads Quag Keep was the first novel based on the world of Dungeons & Dragons by the legendary grand mistress of SF/Fantasy, Andre Norton. Once, they were role-playing gamers in our world.They came from different places and different backgrounds.Now they’re […]