Tag: Book Recommendation

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Book Review: The Angry Women’s Choir

Synopsis Freycinet Barnes has built herself the perfect existence. With beautiful children, a successful husband and a well-ordered schedule, it’s a life so full she simply doesn’t fit.  When she steps outside her calendar and […]

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Book Review: Sixty-Seven Days

Synopsis Evie has been raised in the heart of Aboriginal Redfern, by a proud trailblazing Wiradjuri family. She remembers so much about the previous world – the Dreamtime, the ancestors, and the knowing – but […]

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Book Review: Hip Hop & Hymns

Synopsis Mawunyo Gbogbo is a church-going African Australian girl growing up in the sleepy mining town of Muswellbrook, NSW. At home, her parents argue all the time, and sibling rivalry runs deep. At primary school, […]

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Book Review: Childless

Synopsis I always wanted to have children. The earth might be in trouble—overpopulated, descending into ecological crisis—but I was always sure my kids would help make the world a better place. I would be a […]

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Book Review: Dirty Little Secrets

Synopsis: Countries, relationships, and temples form the destiny of this memoir about a woman who’s in search of her identity and is also struggling with blackmail. The total distance from Delhi to Melbourne is 10,213 […]

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Book Review: Sadvertising

Synopsis: In the mind-bendingly upside-down world of Sadvertising, iPhones have feelings, brands come to life, creative directors disappear into parallel universes and lowly freelancers become immortal. It’s a world where gods, ghosts and muses stalk the […]

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Book Review: Wahala

Synopsis: Ronke, Simi and Boo are inseparable mixed-race friends living in London. They have the gift of two cultures, Nigerian and English, though not all of them choose to see it that way. When Isobel, […]

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Book Review: The Maid

Synopsis: I am your maid.I know about your secrets. Your dirty laundry.But what do you know about me? Molly the maid is all alone in the world. A nobody. She’s used to being invisible in […]

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Book Review: KillerNova

Synopsis: The island of Borneo was once the most heavily wooded in the world, and its people have always carved wood beautifully. In Killernova, grappling with his heritage, Omar Musa remixes this ancient art form […]

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BOOK REVIEW: A GOOD WINTER

Synopsis: When Olga’s friend Lara becomes a grandmother, Olga helps out whenever she can. After all, it’s a big imposition on Lara, looking after her bereaved daughter and the baby. And the new mother is […]

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Book Review: When Love Sticks Around

When Love Sticks Around by Danielle Dayney is a beautiful tribute to her bittersweet childhood consisting of moving essays on life, loss, acceptance, and everything that comes in between. Each of us has a journey that […]