Book Review: Dreams They Forgot by Emma Ashmere

Dreams They Forgot About the Book: Two sisters await the tidal wave predicted for 1970s Adelaide after Premier Don Dunstan decriminalises homosexuality. An interstate family drive is complicated by the father's memory of sighting UFOs. Two women drive from Melbourne to Sydney to see the Harbour Bridge before it's finished. An isolated family tries to … Continue reading Book Review: Dreams They Forgot by Emma Ashmere

Book Review: The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante

The Lying Life of Adults Translated by Ann Goldstein About the Book: A powerful new novel set in a divided Naples by Elena Ferrante, the beloved best-selling author of My Brilliant Friend. Giovanna's pretty face has changed: it's turning into the face of an ugly, spiteful adolescent. But is she seeing things as they really … Continue reading Book Review: The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante

Book Review: Tiny Pieces of Us by Nicky Pellegrino

Tiny Pieces of Us… About the Book: From bestselling author Nicky Pellegrino comes a magnificent novel about the unexpected ways in which our lives weave and tangle, and the bravery we find in the most difficult circumstances. ‘My heart is less than one per cent of my body, it weighs hardly anything; it's only a … Continue reading Book Review: Tiny Pieces of Us by Nicky Pellegrino

Book Review: Ordinary Matter by Laura Elvery

Ordinary Matter... About the Book: Inspired by the twenty times women have won Nobel Prizes for science, this short-story collection from award-winning writer Laura Elvery is a dazzling, thought-provoking follow-up to Trick of the Light. In 1895 Alfred Nobel rewrote his will and left his fortune made in dynamite and munitions to generations of thinkers. … Continue reading Book Review: Ordinary Matter by Laura Elvery