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Review: Remind Me How This Ends

‘Milo was a discoloured memory with blurred edges and a washed-out palette. Yet five minutes with him and everything came back to me in an instant.’ Layla Montgomery and Milo Dark used to be friends, until her mother died. Wrapping himself up in the grief of losing his wife, Layla’s father packed his bags and… Continue reading Review: Remind Me How This Ends

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Review: When Michael Met Mina

‘They want to stop the boats. Mina wants to stop the hate.’ One of my favourite bookish podcasts is Better Words, hosted by Michelle and Caitlin, as I’ve mentioned a couple of times on this blog before. When they dropped their episode featuring Randa Abdel-Fattah three weeks ago they promised it was an amazing interview,… Continue reading Review: When Michael Met Mina

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Clunes Booktown Recap 1: Exploring Teen Reading Culture

Last weekend I joined thousands of booklovers, writers and creatives and headed to Clunes for the annual Booktown Fesitval. Clunes is a small regional town just outside of Ballarat which averages a population of around two thousand people. When it comes to the Booktown time of year, poor Clunes gets so flooded that a lot… Continue reading Clunes Booktown Recap 1: Exploring Teen Reading Culture