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Book Review: Alice In Zombieland

October 27, 2014 |

In one moment, Alice Bell’s life changes from beautifully perfect to utterly horrific, and just like that, she can see the zombies. Read More

Book Review: Ready Player One

October 21, 2014 |

“It’s the year 2044, and the real world is a really ugly place.” Read More

Book Review: Eleanor And Park

September 29, 2014 |

Set over the course of one school year back in 1986, Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell reminds the audience what it’s like to be in love for the first time. Read More

Book Review: The Maze Runner

September 18, 2014 |

All Thomas knows when he wakes up in a strange elevator to a crowd full of faces is his name. Read More

Five Must-Read Memoirs Of 2014

September 15, 2014 |

In a world where we share and consume private moments every day on social media, a longer-form source of solidarity through lived experiences can be an irresistible read. Here’s a fistful of canny Australian authors who’ve laid down their own lives on paper for our voyeuristic pleasure in 2014.

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Book Review: We Were Liars

September 9, 2014 |

There is nothing more mysterious about a book than hearing hundreds of different synopsises for the same story. Somehow, that came about for We Were Liars.

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Is The Book Better Than The Movie?

September 2, 2014 |

It is often said that the original novel is better than the film adaptation. Die-hard Harry Potter fans have been known to cast the Avada Kedavra curse on people who rave about the movies, yet somewhat shamefully have not yet touched the pages of the novels. Read More

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage – Review

August 31, 2014 |

Japanese author Haruki Murakami, who gained prominence through works such as IQ84, The Wind-up Bird Chronicle, and Kafka on the Shore, has returned with his 13th novel Colourless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage.

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Book Review: Rot and Ruin

August 26, 2014 |

The best part about Rot & Ruin is following the story of someone who has only known the post-apocalyptic, zombie-ridden world. Read More

Book Review: The Inventor’s Secret

July 22, 2014 |

The Inventor’s Secret takes the reader on a journey through an alternate history based in America during the World War. Read More

Young Adult Authors Worth Reading

July 15, 2014 |

It’s winter which means you’re rugged up in bed or on the couch trying to keep the warm air in and the cold air out. Read More

Book Review: The Circle

April 29, 2014 |

There is a huge amount of technology that has successfully intertwined itself within our lives; Facebook and Google to name a few. Dave Egger’s recent novel, The Circle, draws upon this and builds a world with complete openness and sharing. Read More

Book Review: Hyperbole and a Half

April 7, 2014 |

Internet memes may draw attention into someone’s unique talents, such as the overly attached girlfriend and her remarkable parody of Justin Beiber’s Boyfriend, or “ALL THE THINGS” and Allie Brosh’s amazing online blog and equally amazing ‘self help’ book. Read More

Book Review: Divergent

March 26, 2014 |

There appears to be a strong consistency between teenage, never-been-kissed, flat-chested, who-could-ever-love-me heroines dominating the young adult fiction in the past few years; at least, those are the ones movie producers adapt to film.

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