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#Blogtour: Maria In The Moon by Louise Beech @LouiseWriter @OrendaBooks

It’s my great pleasure to be taking part in the blog tour for Maria In The Moon, the latest novel from Louise Beech and Orenda Books. 1,258 more words

Crime, Thrillers And Mystery

Pieces of Happiness (★★★☆☆)

Anne Ostby   *   Doubleday Books   *   August 1, 2017   *   320 Pages

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Adventurous Kat is recently widowed and, though her life in Fiji is solid and settled, she wants to feel surrounded by family—or at least “family”—again. 290 more words

Book Review

A Girl is a Half-formed Thing

Eimear McBride’s debut novel is nearly indescribable. The novel follows the development of a young adolescent girl into maturity, as she addresses the inevitable loss of innocence both figurative and literal. 254 more words

Book Recommendation

Book Rec: Now That You're Older...

If you read Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson when you were in middle school or high school (or even recently) and you enjoyed it, I recommend that you try reading… 491 more words


Spotlight: Cheryl Clarke

Hobart Festival of Women Writers’ co-organizer, Cheryl Clarke discusses her publishing career, the Festival of Women Writers and the importance of creating a women’s writing community. 1,084 more words


Book Review: Where'd You Go Bernadette? - Maria Semple

Its funny.

We never really think of our parents as being people. To us, they’re Mum and Dad: the people who know all the answers, who can make the scary stuff go away, who will always be there to bandage every hurt and dress every wound. 753 more words


Spotlight: Breena Clarke

Hobart Festival of Women Writers announces a presenter change. Breena Clarke, novelist, teacher and Festival co-organizer will replace Sonya Huber. Ms. Huber is seriously ill and unable to attend Festival 2017. 439 more words