Tell tales of the old school yard- ‘The Teacher’s Secret’ by Suzanne Leal and ‘Big Little Lies’ by Liane Moriartyย 

Australian author’s Suzanne Leal and Liane Moriarty tackle ethical issues within the school yard… Continue reading


Listening to stories- Reading ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ by George R.R. Martin as an audio book

Don’t have time to sit down and read? Try an audio book version of a beloved tale… Continue reading

Reading experiment gone wrong: Intervention of the ‘Young Adult’ Novel

Subject started off reading all three styles of books- poetry, novels and audiobooks. All reading material was recorded on the Goodreads app with a star rating out of 5. However, the subject started to lose motivation to read after about the first six weeks of the challenge. They reported not having the three factors of time, energy and excitement to attempt to add more books to their 2016 total. Subject appears to be caught in a ‘reading slump.’

Note: Interestingly, subject took the procedural advice of ‘book buying’ quite literally, with countless books being purchased without any of them being read… Continue reading