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Book Review: Tell It to the Moon by Siobhan Curham

Four girls. One moon. A friendship that will last a lifetime. Tell It To The Moon is the second book in the Moonlight Dreamers series by Siobhan Curham. It follows the life of four teenage girls—Amber, Maali, Sky and Rose—all dealing with their own life crises of different magnitudes. They call themselves the Moonlight Dreamers. Although I haven’t read the first book, it isn’t hard to follow what the four protagonists went through to band them together so More ›

Book Review: Party Girls Die in Pearls by Plum Syke

It’s 1985 and Nancy Drew is surrounded by the cast of Clueless. Wait, no. It’s Ursula Flowerbutton’s first day at Oxford where she is about to start her journey as an undergraduate among the rich and elite. Ursula is a middle class girl in the midst of, More ›

Book Review: Indelible by Adelia Saunders

There is a lot of praise for this debut novel by Adelia Saunders and they’re not wrong. Indelible is an interesting journey into the lives of its three ma More ›

Book Review: The Possessions by Sara Flannery Murphy

What if you could talk to your loved ones from beyond the grave? Not through hoax séances and fake mediums, but through a real organisation, with real results? Would you reach out to your dead partner, son, or daughter? Eurydice, or Edie, works as a Body with the Elysian Society. More ›

Book Review: The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

To say that the book The Other Einstein is heartbreaking would be an understatement. Reading it felt like watching your house burn down – you know it’s not going to end wel More ›

Book review: The Fall of Butterflies by Andrea Portes

I didn’t want this book to end, just so you know. It was one of those books where the main character grabbed me in the first chapter. Then, I didn’t want to let her go. The Fall of Butterflies is about Willa, a small town teenage girl from What More ›

Book Review: The Skin Palace by Jack O’Connell

Enter the world of pornography as you follow the protagonist in Jack O’Connell’s new novel, The Skin Palace. Sylvia Krafft is one of those people with very little in life. She never knew her father and when her mother died, she More ›

Book Review: Songs That Sound Like Blood by Jared Thomas

This book is for those who dare to dream. And who set out to achieve those dreams. Songs That Sound Like Blood is the sto More ›

Book Review: Holding the Man

The raw honesty of Timothy Conigrave’s book Holding the Man made me weep when I finished reading it. I rarely read non-fiction books because if something bad happens, I know it happened More ›

Book Review: Two Wolves by Tristan Bancks

When Ben Silver’s parents whisk him and his younger sister, Olive, away for a “holiday” he has a suspicion there is more to the story than what they are letting on. The premise for Tristan Bancks’s book Two Wolves is quite intriguing – parents kidnapping their own kids. You want to immediately k More ›

Book Review: The Missing Wife by Sheila O'Flanagan

Why would a wife deliberately disappear and leave her perfect life behind? Leave her perfect husband, her perfect marriage, her perfect house? That’s what Imogen did when she created her ‘Plan’. I love books that place me in the middle of the action the moment I start reading. It draws me in immediately, and that’s More ›

Spotlight On... Kristyn M. Levis

This month our spotlight shines on NSW Writer’s Centre member Kristyn M. Levis who is an author, freelance writer and photographer with 13 years experience both in Australia and internationally. Kristyn has worked in various capacities, initially as a broadc More ›

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