Wishlist Wednesday [#40]

Welcome back to Wednesday! I hope the day has been treating you well since you were last here and that you’ve had a least two cups of tea by now (or maybe not if you’ve only just woken up – slow right down in that case). I’ve been looking at footage of the 4th largest cruise liner that’s pulled into Fremantle in Australia – it’s 18 decks!!! Amazing.

Wishlist Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted @ Pen to Paper where we get to feature a book that’s been on our wishlist for a long time that we want to buy/read! I have a hugely extensive list that I keep updated over on The Book Depository so I’m never short of books that I’m wishing on. Continue reading

Book Review: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

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Fahrenheit 451

2.5/5 STARS


Genre: Classics, Fiction, Futuristic, Dystopian
Author: Ray Bradbury
Published: October 1953
Publisher: The Ballantine Publishing Group
Pages: 227 {Hardcover}

Original review on Goodreads

— You have no idea how much trouble the spelling of this word has caused me. I’m so glad Australia goes by Celsius. —

Um. Well . . . it wasn’t great. I was so excited to read this book – I placed my reservation at the library, got an audiobook, thought yeah! Now I can be one of the cool kids that listens to these things . . . hated it . . . .returned the audiobook . . . got out a proper book . . . and yeah. It was a bit like flat lemonade. Yup. Flat lemonade is probably the best way I can describe Fahrenheit 451 to you. Sorry. Continue reading