Girl in Between by Anna Daniels

In brief: Lucy's home back home to Rockhampton, and life is a bit more than messy. With her madcap friend Rosie, can she work out what she wants and how to get there? The good: So funny and so Australian! The not-so-good: Poor Joe, I quite liked him. Why I chose it: It sounded like... Continue Reading →

Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag

In brief: The unnamed narrator takes us through the changes in his life from growing up poor in India to striking it rich in the family spice business. The good: It's compulsive reading, you never know which way the story will turn next. The not-so-good: A quick read. Why I chose it: Sounded different, thanks... Continue Reading →

Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

In brief: Yejide wants a child. So does her husband and his family. But she never expected Akin to agree to take a second wife, which starts to crack their own marriage. The good: So many layers, secrets and emotion. The not-so-good: This book creates a mighty book hangover. Why I chose it: On the... Continue Reading →

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