Book Review: How to Think Like Shakespeare by Scott Newstok

How to Think Like Shakespeare: Lessons from a Renaissance Education... About the Book: A lively and engaging guide to vital habits of mind that can help you think more deeply, write more effectively, and learn more joyfully. How to Think like Shakespeare offers an enlightening and entertaining guide to the craft of thought — one … Continue reading Book Review: How to Think Like Shakespeare by Scott Newstok

Pre-Release Book Review: The Truth & Addy Loest by Kim Kelly

The Truth & Addy Loest… About the Book: Truth is not a destination – it’s a magical ride. Addy Loest is harbouring a secret – several, in fact. Dedicated overthinker, frockaholic and hard-partyer, she’s been doing all she can to avoid the truth for quite some time. A working-class girl raised between the Port Kembla … Continue reading Pre-Release Book Review: The Truth & Addy Loest by Kim Kelly

Quick Shots Book Review: Vida by Jacqueline Kent

Vida: A woman for our time... About the Book: Vida Goldstein was an advocate for women's rights, a campaigner for peace, fought for the distribution of wealth, and a trail-blazer who provided leadership and inspiration to innumerable people. Blazing her trail at the dawn of the twentieth century, Vida Goldstein remains Australia’s most celebrated crusader … Continue reading Quick Shots Book Review: Vida by Jacqueline Kent

Book Review: Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler

Winter of the Wolf... About the Book: An exploration in grief, suicide, spiritualism, and Inuit culture, Winter of the Wolf follows Bean, an empathic and spiritually evolved fifteen-year-old, who is determined to unravel the mystery of her brother Sam’s death. Though all evidence points to a suicide, her heart and intuition compel her to dig … Continue reading Book Review: Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler

Book Review: The Tolstoy Estate by Steven Conte

The Tolstoy Estate... About the Book: Epic in scope, ambitious and astonishingly good, The Tolstoy Estate proclaims Steven Conte as one of Australia's finest writers. In the first year of the doomed German invasion of Russia in WWII, a German military doctor, Paul Bauer, is assigned to establish a field hospital at Yasnaya Polyana - … Continue reading Book Review: The Tolstoy Estate by Steven Conte

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