Book Review / The River in the Sky by Clive James
By Tess Pearson
“It is at times dream-like, even hallucinatory, as though the words, etched out of cloud formations and therefore ever-shifting and dispersing, are the sprawled-out remains of neurons weary but still firing connections like glittering stars.” – Tess Pearson reviews The River in the Sky by Clive James
Book Review / The Time is Now, Monica Sparrow by Matt Howard
By Katrina Tite
“The Time is Now, Monica Sparrow is a bittersweet consideration of grief, forgiveness and renewal. At its core is a quiet celebration of the transformative power of relationships.” – Katrina Tite reviews The Time is Now, Monica Sparrow by Matt Howard.
Book Review / In the Bush I See by Kiara Honeychurch
By Michelle Wanasundera
“The text is simple, but aptly describes each of the eight Australian animals, making it a great read-aloud resource for parents, teachers, and librarians.” – Michelle Wanasundera reviews In the Bush I See by Kiara Honeychurch.
Book Review / The Overnight Kidnapper by Andrea Camilleri
By Kristyn M. Levis
“Camilleri is a gifted writer and sets the tone and setting so vividly that you can almost see yourself walking in the streets of Vigata, Italy.” Kristyn M. Levis reviews The Overnight Kidnapper by Andrea Camilleri
Book Review / Beneath the Willow by Michael J Murphy
By Robert Fairhead
“Murphy had me invested emotionally in the lives of his characters and hopeful for their future after the opening scene of domestic violence and the pain and sorrow of war.” – Robert Fairhead reviews Beneath the Willow by Michael J Murphy
Book Review / Zebra, and other stories by Debra Adelaide
By Ashleigh Meikle
“Each story is subversive, touching on the things we do not often speak about, the things about ourselves that we must hide from the public in order to conform.” Ashleigh Meikle reviews Zebra by Debra Adelaide.
Book Review / Australia Day by Melanie Cheng
By Amanda McLeod
“Despite the diversity of characters in this collection, each story shares a common thread: people experiencing a sense of displacement who are searching for belonging. However, as Cheng astutely observes through each tale, that sense of belonging can prove elusive in the complexity of contemporary Australia.” – Amanda McLeod reviews Australia Day by Melanie Cheng