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Review of Everyone Brave Is Forgiven

Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave

I’ve never read a Chris Cleave novel before. I’ve been missing something good if the rest are like his latest, Everyone Brave Is Forgiven. 197 more words

Historical Fiction

Inaugural NZ National Writers' Forum

Stuck in a room full of writers for an entire weekend?

It would be some people’s idea of a nightmare. It was my idea of Heaven at the inaugural National Writers’ Forum in Auckland. 682 more words


Book review: Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave

 3 of 5 Stars

I was looking for a new book to read and to step away, again, from my favorite genre of murder/killing/mystery/suspense. My sister suggested I read  633 more words


The Latest Row about Cultural Appropriation

Source: The New York Times, September 12

Beginning of article:

Officials in charge of an Australian writers festival were so upset with the address by their keynote speaker, the American novelist Lionel Shriver, that they censored her on the festival website and publicly disavowed her remarks. 273 more words


Something happened yesterday that still has me reeling and I wanted to share it with all of you.

In INCENDIARY, the blog I posted just a few days ago about author Chris Cleave’s intense and beautiful first novel, I mentioned… 1,018 more words

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Little Bee by Chris Cleave

One of our book clubs gave this an aggregated total of 7/10. They really enjoyed this book. It is one of the most requested book club kit titles. 43 more words

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Gold by Chris Cleave

Title: Gold
Author: Chris Cleave
Genre: Fiction

Rating: 2 / 5

Goodreads | Powell’s

Do you like Lifetime and soap operas? Then this book might be for you. 906 more words

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