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COMING SOON: Kim Lock, author of upcoming Like I Can Love answers the Booktopia Book Guru's Ten Terrifying Questions
Review by John Purcell
Delicious. That’s what this book is. Delicious.
From the first line, this evocative novel dazzled me with the beauty of the phrasing, the technical proficiency of the delivery and success of the descriptions – we are made to feel heat of the sun, the breeze against our skin, the cool marble underfoot, the afterglow of illicit sex… 335 more words
Australian author Charlotte Wood should be mighty pleased with herself.
Her most recent book, The Natural Way of Things, was this month shortlisted for the 2016 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, is the front-runner for the 2016 Miles Franklin Literary Award and has now been optioned for a film by producers Katia Nizic and Emma Dockery. 236 more words
Review by Sarah McDuling
Oh boy. This book scared me silly, in the best possible way. A tightly written psychological thriller, My Sister Rosa combines compelling characterisation with an expertly paced plot and an atmosphere fraught with tension. 280 more words
Review by Emily Meredith
Max is a fascinating fictionalisation of a very real piece of World War II history.
The title character is the first child born in the Lebensborn program, a terrifying Nazi eugenics initiative to create perfect Aryan children. 249 more words