REVIEW: True Blue by Sasha Wasley

In brief: The second book in the Paterson Girls series focuses on Free, an artist, as she negotiates her first job teaching art to teenagers and falling in love. The good: Free really grew on me as a character. The not-so-good: Beth, you need redemption from your (presumably well-meaning) bossiness. Why I chose it: Loved... Continue Reading →


REVIEW: Bluebottle by Belinda Castles

In brief: The Bright children have vivid memories of a Boxing Day long ago. When the present brings them to the house of their childhood, the emotions come to light… The good: Tense, moody – edge of your seat kind of stuff. The not-so-good: Having to wait until the very end to discover what really... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Calypso by David Sedaris

In brief: David Sedaris is back with new stories on family, getting older and feeding tumours to turtles. The good: Hilarious as always. The not-so-good: David, you can't get old! Why I chose it: Many thanks to Hachette for the copy, which I started reading approximately 2 seconds after opening. Year: 2018 Pages: 259 Publisher:... Continue Reading →

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