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About Rose


I’m a fifty-something woman living in Melbourne, Australia. I like reading, roller skating and daydreaming.

I hope you enjoy my book reviews.

Comments on: "About Rose" (19)

  1. Hi Rose. I’m not sure how to submit.
    Transfixion is a YA post-apocalyptic thriller.
    Advance review copies are still available.

    • Hi J, Thanks for offering to submit Transfixion, but I’m not very technologically adept and only read old style books on paper. I’ve Googled Transfixion and the cover art looks great, good luck with your work. Best wishes, Rose

  2. Hi Rose, I’ve wandered across from FictionFan’s blog and the discussion of The President’s Hat. I would follow your lovely blog – but I can’t see how to do it! I must be particularly dim this morning! Ah…. maybe it’s just the ‘notify me of new posts via email’ box – now checked. There seem to be so many ways of following others on wordpress!

    • Hi Sandra, well done for figuring that out! Technology leaves me in a panic, but I am lucky enough to know teenagers who know everything…
      Are you planning to read The President’s Hat? I’ve added it to my enormous list (plenty are Fiction Fan’s doing) but it isn’t available at my library.

  3. Hi Rose, let’s say that it’s on my list (and was before I read FictionFan’s review) but the list is so long…. I hope to read it! It does sound fun 🙂

  4. Hi Rose, I notice you have Comments Off on some posts and not others. Is there a reason. Also, it might be a good idea to put a Subscribe by email widget in your sidebar. Otherwise people have no idea how to do it unless they decide to comment, at which time a check box for Notify me of new posts via email appears. You review a lovely variety of books and many people would probably be interested?

    • Comments Off? I’m bad with technology and didn’t even realise this was the case, will have a crack at remedying this…
      Subscribe by email widget… now you’re scaring me, what on earth is a widget? Will look into this too, wish me luck!
      Glad you like the book variety, I think we’re living in a golden age for fiction.
      Thanks for the pointers, Rose

  5. Well, see, that wasn’t so hard was it! I keep thinking of changing my theme – have only changed once in my 9 years of blogging – but every time I try something there’s something I don’t like to back I come to my current theme. This one is pretty fresh and nice though.

    BTW Your author list will get VERY long. You may like to see if you can make it a drop down list. I do that for some of my side bar – like my categories and my archive.

    • I’m feeling fresh and bright too! The thought of making technology related changes was far worse than actually doing them, like most things…
      I was looing at the length of the author list and looking for a better way of doing it! I’ll have a look at yours and some others and work out what suits me. A job for another day…

  6. Ha, well done, Rose! I am very impressed! Loving the new look! 🙂

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