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What I’ve been reading | video

July 20, 2018

Lillytales book blogger

It’s been a while since I’ve shared the books that I’m reading with you guys! So here are the books I’ve been reading (and spoiler alert: loving) over the last few months and what I’m reading right now.

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An LGBTIQ Memoir by Ariel Levy

April 10, 2017

ariel levy the rules do not apply

I’m not 100% sure what first made me pick up The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy, but in hindsight I can’t help but wonder whether there was some sort of universe-invoked gravitational pull coming from a divine spirit that was urging me to read this book at exactly the right time I needed to read it.

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Difficult Women by Roxane Gay

January 27, 2017

difficult women

This is my second Roxane Gay. I read Bad Feminist – a collection of essays about pop culture, feminism and gender (in)equality – in 2015 and really loved it. But I must say, Gay’s latest collection of short stories, Difficult Women, is even better.

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Publisher Spotlight | Open Letter Books

October 9, 2016

open letter books

As some of you may know, I recently took a trip to New York with my university where I was lucky enough to hear from and meet a lot of publishing companies that are producing amazing work in the States and internationally. The publishing industry is a relatively small market in Australia, and I was blown away by the size, capacity and diversity of book publishing in America.

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Two Audio Book Reviews: This House of Grief and The Tidal Zone | Video

August 25, 2016

audio book reviews

I’ve recently listened to two fantastic audio books through Bolinda’s BorrowBox app! So here I am chatting about This House of Grief by Helen Garner and The Tidal Zone by Sarah Moss. I’d love to hear if you’ve read either of these books – they’re both extremely thought provoking and moving so let’s chat about them in the comments!

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