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Eleanor Limprecht, The passengers (#BookReview)

The passengers is Eleanor Limprecht’s third novel, but the second I’ve read, that being Long Bay (my review) based on the life of early twentieth century abortionist Rebecca Sinclair. 985 more words

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Nick Earls, NoHo (#BookReview)

Nick Earls is a Queensland-based writer known mostly for humorous fiction about contemporary life. While I’d heard of him, I hadn’t read any of his work when I attended a session involving him at the 2016 Canberra Writers Festival. 936 more words

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Sarah Krasnostein, The trauma cleaner (#BookReview)

I’m ashamed to say that I hadn’t planned to read Sarah Krasnostein’s biography The trauma cleaner. I feared it might be one of those sensationalised, voyeuristic stories, but how wrong I was. 1,384 more words

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All the freebies!

After 12 months of purchases, many ‘are you sure you don’t want to use it?’ and much deliberation, I finally did it. I spent some of my… 285 more words


Whisper by Lynette Noni

Subject 684 (Jane Doe) is a teenage girl who has been locked away and has remained silent for two years, six months, fourteen days, eleven hours and sixteen minutes. 357 more words


What I'm Reading? Broom for One More by Morgana Best

Goldie Bloom’s womb is empty. Not that she minds—only her dead mother’s busybody bestie, Gertrude Hyacinth Clutterbuck, won’t stop harassing her. Goldie’s got other things on her mind, like her wombat’s terrorising of the Dutch running club, fighting her attraction to the infuriatingly gorgeous Detective Max Grayson, and the melon she is asked to mind. 36 more words

Diane Morasco