Worthy Thoughts

Books, reading, life & other worthy thoughts

  Author: Steven Herrick Publisher: University of Queensland Press Steven Herrick is one of my favourite authors. His gentle humour and vibrant characters bring both light and heart to difficult topics. The Bogan Mondrian deals with themes of grief and domestic violence. Herrickā€™s writing is always unashamedly Australian and personally, I love this about his …

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Author: Lili Wilkinson Publisher: Allen & Unwin I was captivated by this book. I find preppers endlessly fascinating. Full-on doomsday preppers and conspiracy theorists seem driven by paranoia and pessimism and I find that sort of mindset curious. Before I read this book, I thought that doomsday preppers were a little eccentric, maybe slightly mad. …

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Melissa Keil is one of the finest voices in Australian YA fiction. Her books are always delightful, entertaining and wonderfully eccentric and The Secret Science of Magic, her third novel is no exception. A quirky, high school romance unfolds in alternating voices of maths whiz Sophia and aspiring magician Joshua. The Secret Science of Magic …

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