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Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

“Crying is good for the soul. It means something needs to be released. And if you don’t release the something, it just weighs you down until you can hardly move.”

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The Grownup - Gillian Flynn

“Empathetic silence is one of the most underused weapons in the world.”

I’m going to be honest.  I’m not a huge lover of short stories, because honestly, they’re just too short. 

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Trust by Kylie Scott

“He’s the only one who gets me. Who knows what it was like, going through what happened that night … And he’s the only one I know for sure would risk himself to keep me safe.”

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Shame Me Not by Fiona Cole

“I’m a man who knows what you need and would move heaven and earth to give it to you.”

Shame Me Not is my first Fiona Cole novel, and despite its dark content, I found myself falling in love with the story.

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Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

“You found me in a constellation.”

I’ve never hidden the fact that I struggle with social anxiety and depression.  I was diagnosed with both at 16, and it’s been a long standing battle since then to learn how to function in society without exacerbating the symptoms. 

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'Little Mouse Helps Out' by Riikka Jäntti (Review)

Scribe Publications are one of the few Australian publishers who commission translations, and I’ve already covered several of their books by authors such as Hwang Sok-yong… 870 more words


'Wildwitch: Bloodling (4)' by Lene Kaaberbøl (Review)

It’s always a bitter-sweet feeling when you come to the end of a series, and Emily has felt that a couple of times recently.  Today, we’re looking at the fourth and (so far) final installment of… 719 more words