Review: Gravity is The Thing by Jaclyn Moriarty

A string of adjectives can only describe imperfectly how excellent Gravity is the Thing is: beautiful, uplifting, clever, incredible, heart-breaking, affirming, hilarious, genuine and truly delightful »

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Favourite Bookstores on Instagram (#LoveYourBookshopDay)

I highly recommend dropping into your local bookshop today to show them some love. Of course, this is not possible for everyone. If this is you, you can still enjoy the spirit of the local bookshop online with these instagram accounts. »

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Review: Rogue by A.J. Betts

A well-crafted duology is a marvellous thing and A.J. Betts has delivered perfectly. With both books I was a little in awe of how compact and detailed she managed to make her world-building. Nothing felt superfluous, every gap that raised questions was ultimately answered. »

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Review: All That Impossible Space by Anna Morgan

In her terrific debut novel, All That Impossible Space, Anna Morgan uses the real life mystery of the Somerton Man as a device for exploring toxic friendship, complicated family, and discovering romance »

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Australian Picture Books: Jeannie Baker

Jeannie Baker is an artist and authored over a dozen picture books using collage to create the illustrations. Her books primarily explore the interactions the natural and created environment and the impact people have on the spaces around them. »

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Review: P is for Pearl by Eliza Henry Jones

P is for Pearl - Eliza Henry Jones Published by HarperCollins Add to Goodreads Buy it online I did receive a copy of this from the »

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Review: The Slightly Alarming Tale of The Whispering Wars

The Slightly Alarming Tale of the Whispering Wars is a wonderful companion to The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone that readers of all levels will adore. I really hope there will be adventures and tales from more kingdoms and empires in the future. »

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Review: I Had Such Friends - Meg Gatland-Veness

Overall, I Had Such Friends is an emotional and gripping story about self-discovery and grief that is worth reading. »

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Small Spaces by Sarah Epstein

Small Spaces is the remarkable debut novel of Australian author Sarah Epstein. It is incredibly well written, fast-paced and just the right amount of creepy. »

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Review: The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone by Jaclyn Moriarty

I feel a little bit like this book was made just for me. Everything about it is perfectly lovely: the title, The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of »

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