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Bibliophile | Michelle Upton sets the ‘Terms of Inheritance’

Terms of Inheritance by Michelle Upton Harper Collins Business tycoon Jacki Turner summoned her four daughters to her Gold Coast mansion, known as ‘the castle’. The emergency family meeting was because Jacki had found out she was dying, which was difficult to believe as the only doctors Jacki ever saw were plastic surgeons. It had […]

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Academic Dr Joseph Brennan moves into the world of gay erotica

Academic Dr Joseph Brennan moves into the world of gay erotica

A new work of gay erotica is now available worldwide in hardback and -book formats. It marks the fiction debut of Australian Dr Joseph Brennan — an international academic authority on male sexuality, best known for his scholarship on male sex, gay pornography and queerbaiting. Instead of writing academic papers, Brennan has instead shared a […]

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Bibliophile | Scheming and intrigue abound in Philippa Gregory’s ‘Dawnlands’

Dawnlands by Philippa Gregory Simon & Schuster In 1685, London is still rebuilding after the Great fire of 1666. Livia Avery is summoned to be Lady in Waiting to her good friend Mary of Modena, whose husband is to be crowned King James II of England. The new king is Roman Catholic who prays in […]

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Author T. H. Forest shares new novel ‘Twinkies and Beefcake’

UK author T. H. Forest has released a new queer coming-of-age story with their latest novel. Twinkies and Beefcake promises a jaw-dropping tale about bullying, sex, addiction, redemption, and the longing for true love at any cost. Robby, a sharp-witted and posh London teenager, spends his days with his best friend Dee, sharing secrets and yearning […]

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Author Cadance Bell is coming to PrideFEST this week

Author Cadance Bell is coming to PrideFEST this week

Author Cadance Bell is heading to PrideFEST this week, where she’ll be speaking about her autobiography The All Of It: A Bogan Rhapsody.  The book documents Bell’s journey from being a millennial with a death wish, to the woman she is today. While it’s a great ‘coming-of-gender’ story, it’s also a beautifully written memoir that […]

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Bibliophile | ‘Desert Star’ offers a stark mystery with a relentless lead

Desert Star by Michael Connelly Allen & Unwin Former police reporter for the Los Angeles Times, Michael Connelly has sold more that eighty million copies worldwide of the thirty-seven novels he has written. He has also written and produced several successful television series based on Detective Harry Bosch. In Desert Star, the now retired LAPD […]

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Bibliophile | Annie Seaton’s ‘East of Alice’ is a fascinating thriller

East of Alice by Annie Seaton Harper Collins Annie Seaton likes to explore remote areas of Australia for story ideas and research. About 150 kms east of Alice Springs, at the far end of the East MacDonnell Ranges, lies Ruby Creek – an oasis shaded by white ghost gums and surrounded by red quartzite cliffs. […]

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Bibliophile | Angela Levin tells the story of ‘Camilla: From Outcast to Queen Consort’

Camilla: From Outcast to Queen Consort by Angela Levin Simon & Schuster Angela Levin is an award-winning journalist and royal biographer who spent a few months with Camilla in 2015 to write a profile for Newsweek magazine, and was surprised how welcoming she was and how good she was with people. Levin was given access […]

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Bibliophile | ‘Tiny Uncertain Miracles’ by Michelle Johnston

Bibliophile | ‘Tiny Uncertain Miracles’ by Michelle Johnston

Tiny Uncertain Miracles By Michelle Johnston Fourth Estate Marick tried to turn to God for answers when he lost his wife Diana and his precious daughter Claudia, but he could not find anything in the hymns and pulpit of the church where he assisted the Deacon. Across the road, Royal Perth Hospital needed a chaplain […]

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‘Ten Steps to Nanette’ by Hannah Gadsby shortlisted for Dymocks Books of the Year

‘Ten Steps to Nanette’ by Hannah Gadsby shortlisted for Dymocks Books of the Year

Hannah Gadsby’s book Ten Steps to Nanette is among the books shortlisted for Dymocks Book of the Year. Established in 2018, the Dymocks Book of the Year was introduced to recognise and celebrate the years literary talent, nominated and voted by Dymocks staff across the company. The Shortlist for Dymocks 2022 Book of the Year is: Everyone […]

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