Book Review: All’s Well by Mona Awad

About the Book: Miranda Fitch’s life is a waking nightmare. The accident that ended her burgeoning acting career left her with excruciating, chronic back pain, a failed marriage, and a deepening dependence on painkillers. And now she’s on the verge of losing her job as a college theater director. Determined to put on Shakespeare’s All’s … Continue reading Book Review: All’s Well by Mona Awad

Book Review: The Song of Lewis Carmichael by Sofie Laguna, illustrated by Marc McBride

About the Book: A beautiful, illustrated adventure story with a classic feel, about a quiet boy and a talking crow on an extraordinary hot-air balloon ride to the Arctic. “Matthew stood on the snowy peak and stared out at the world spread before him. Every picture in his books had been limited by the size … Continue reading Book Review: The Song of Lewis Carmichael by Sofie Laguna, illustrated by Marc McBride

Book Review: The Emporium of Imagination by Tabitha Bird

The Emporium of Imagination… About the Book: A captivating novel of magical realism about a fantastical shop that brings comfort, peace and hope to those in need. You won't want to miss the opening of this shop! From the author of A Lifetime of Impossible Days (winner of the Courier-Mail People's Choice QLD Book of … Continue reading Book Review: The Emporium of Imagination by Tabitha Bird

Book Review: The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida by Clarissa Goenawan

The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida… About the Book: A bewitching novel set in contemporary Japan about the mysterious suicide of a young woman. Miwako Sumida is dead. Now those closest to her try to piece together the fragments of her life. Ryusei, who has always loved her, follows Miwako’s trail to a remote Japanese … Continue reading Book Review: The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida by Clarissa Goenawan

Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

The Ten Thousand Doors of January... About the Book: This breathtakingly beautiful debut is a love letter to the written word and the power of stories to open doors to other worlds. ACCORDING TO JANUARY SCALLER, THERE'S ONLY ONE WAY TO RUN AWAY FROM YOUR OWN STORY, AND THAT'S TO SNEAK INTO SOMEONE ELSE'S . … Continue reading Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow