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Say You're Sorry Book Review

While I tend to stick to YA fiction most of the time, occasionally I’ll read NA or Adult books. However, recently my friend Ida dragged me into the adult section looking for somewhat decent books, and making fun of “Old Lady Romance Novels”. 393 more words

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Byron Bay Writers Festival program for 2015 released

Emily Bitto whose The Strays won this year’s Stella Prize, Joan London, Kate Greville and Chigozie Obioma are among the headline writers appearing at the 2015  64 more words

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Michael Robotham - Life or Death

A very superior thriller indeed.

Michael Robotham’s Texan set thriller clearly owes a lot to Stephen King’s Shawshank Redemption as a beginning, an idea, and a kind of relationship: Two convicts, ones the reader is absolutely meant to root for, in essence good and noble men, one black, one white. 972 more words

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Secrets from the Crime Scene: The dark underbelly of Sydney

I was lucky enough to be selected as one of six Media Hub interns who covered the 2015 Sydney Writers’ Festival for the Sydney University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. 590 more words

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Review: Life or Death by Michael Robotham

This crime thriller had me on the edge of my seat — and even though I saw through the bad-guy-posing-as-a-a-good-guy right from the beginning, the raveling of the tangled web was full of surprises. 100 more words

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It Seems That Ancient Adage Still Applies*

I’ll bet you’ve heard them all your life. You may even use them and live by them yourself. I’m talking about sayings and proverbs that are passed along in a culture. 1,210 more words

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Robotham, Kellerman, Corley and Block

Before I launch into the Lit Lunchbox Countdown for the MWA Edgar nominees for Best Novel, I wanted to give a quick wrap-up of some books that I’ve recently read and enjoyed… some more, some less, but all worth the time depending upon your personal preferences. 544 more words

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