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Jane Rawson, A wrong turn at the Office of Unmade Lists (Review)

The weirdest thing happened when I put down Jane Rawson’s debut novel, A wrong turn at the Office of Unmade Lists: I started imagining things! 1,041 more words

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Whispers of the Mist Children and other stories (3/52 Books Challenge)

I am not a fan of fantasy – except for Harry Potter and The Hunger Games books (if you count the latter as fantasy) – which always seemed weird for some people, cause I’m a big horror movies/books fan. 933 more words


Biff Ward, In my mother's hands (Review)

“Profoundly moving”, “a kind book”, and “harrowing” could be blurb words for Biff Ward’s memoir, In my mother’s hands, but they’re not. They are some of the words used by members of my reading group when we discussed the book this week with – lucky us – the author in attendance. 1,291 more words

Australian Literature

Charles Hall, Summer's gone (Review)

When Western Australian writer Craig Silvey set his coming-of-age novel Jasper Jones in the 1960s I was a bit surprised, as Silvey himself did not grow up in that era. 852 more words

Australian Literature