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Book review: Barracuda by Christos Tsiolkas

2014-04-23 13:30

If you loved Courtenay’s Australian novels of yester-year, Tully by Paullina Simons or Tsiolkas’s The Slap, read Barracuda. It’s utterly brilliant.

There's something for everyone to watch at the cinema this weekend

2014-04-11 16:50

It's movie time! Our movie ed lists her top 3 must-see movies this weekend.

Book review: Watch Your Back by Karen Rose

2014-04-06 21:18

Queen of romantic suspense, Karen Rose is back with a new novel, and this time, we get to read Stevie and Clay's story.

How much do you really trust your doctor?

2014-04-06 20:18

After reading Dark Whispers, you may find yourself looking for every excuse in the world just to avoid ever having to go to any kind of medical expert ever again.

Book review: In 50 Years We'll All Be Chicks by Adam Carolla

2014-04-06 13:00

An un-PC, unapologetic and crudely written book you’ll either find laugh-out-loud hilarious or downright offensive. You decide.

Book review: Barracuda by Christos Tsiolkas

2014-04-04 11:48

If you loved Courtenay’s Australian novels of yester-year, Tully by Paullina Simons or Tsiolkas’s The Slap, read Barracuda. It’s utterly brilliant.

Book review: The Woman Who Dived into the Heart of the World by Sabina Berman

2014-04-04 11:24

A touch of magical realism and boatfuls of empathy make this story of an unusual girl’s love of the sea an irresistible debut novel.

Not every book heroine needs a man, but what if she wants one?

2014-03-26 12:30

Feminism in chick lit is often watered down, but Erica Jong's Fear of Flying takes an honest look at a heroine who tries to reconcile her feminist beliefs with her desire for the security of being dependent on men.

Are you an introvert?

2014-03-18 00:00

Actually, if you're an extrovert and you want to understand introverts, you should probably read this too.

Book review: Lexicon by Max Barry

2014-03-05 10:36

What if words could – quite literally – bring you to your knees?

Book review: Passion Play by Beth Bernobich

2014-03-02 12:30

If you’re looking for story that blends myth, magic and intrigue against a greater backdrop that hints at an epic past, then Passion Play is a book you must read.

Book review: Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly

2014-02-11 12:53

History is relived through the eyes of an angry, sad girl who, in the midst of her downward spiral, finds that sometimes the biggest revolutions that happen are the ones that occur within.

Book review: Cross and Burn by Val McDermid

2014-02-11 09:56

Cross and Burn follows on from Retribution, except this time around we see some more action from players who were never at the forefront before.

When magic and myth collide

2014-02-11 09:56

If you like short stories, especially the kind of stories you find at the intersection between literary fiction and fantasy, then you’ll definitely love Aimee Bender's The Color Master.

Book review: In 50 Years We'll All Be Chicks by Adam Carolla

2014-02-11 09:56

An un-PC, unapologetic and crudely written book you’ll either find laugh-out-loud hilarious or downright offensive. You decide.

He used to be a garbage man, but now he’s a hitman.

2014-02-11 09:56

Lean, edgy and razor sharp, Shovel Ready is a good, quick and dirty noir thriller.

Restaurant reviews

2014-02-03 07:00

Book review: Fault Line by Christa Desir

2014-01-23 12:29

Shock value or just an extension of the book's content? Either way, this reader found this book's image jacket disturbing. Contains spoilers.

Book review: Apocalypse Now Now by Charlie Human

2013-12-23 10:57

If you’re looking for something slightly offbeat that fuels weird dreams then Charlie Human’s Apocalypse Now Now will do the trick.

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2013-11-28 16:27

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Book review: The Golem and the Djinni by Helene Wecker

2013-11-11 10:21

Fantasy and magic realism meet myth, religious diversity and an explosion of cultural metropolis in this delightful and beautifully rendered earth-meets-fire tale.

Book review: The Golem and the Djinni by Helene Wecker

2013-11-04 09:54

Fantasy and magic realism meet myth, religious diversity and an explosion of cultural metropolis in this delightful and beautifully rendered earth-meets-fire tale.

Book review: The Goddess Chronicle

2013-10-29 14:18

Like myth, The Goddess Chronicle has the sheer power of a good narrative. Tragic, sparse and grim, but ultimately a very good read.

 

Three movies to watch this weekend

2014-04-17 17:30

If you run out of things to do over the long weekend check out these movies opening at the cinema this weekend.

Book review: Teardrop by Lauren Kate

2014-04-07 13:19

What would you do if you were told to never, ever, under any circumstance whatsoever, cry?

Book review: The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness

2014-04-06 20:55

For the reader who loves a story within a story (and good dose of legend and symbolism), Patrick Ness delivers on both accounts.

Book review: Helen of Troy by Ruby Blondell

2014-04-06 20:06

Helen of Troy embodies the very idea of perfect beauty, but because of this, she also perfectly embodies male anxieties about female beauty and sexuality. Of which there are many.

Paul Walker's last completed movie hits the big screen this weekend

2014-04-04 17:00

Six movies are hitting the screen this weekend. We count down the must-see top 3.

Book review: Horns by Joe Hill

2014-04-04 11:36

Imagine you could hear all of humanity's darkest, most twisted desires.

Book review: Banished by Liz de Jager

2014-04-04 10:38

Banished is an action-packed urban fantasy set in an England filled with magical creatures.

Not every book heroine needs a man, but what if she wants one?

2014-03-24 15:12

Feminism in chick lit is often watered down, but Erica Jong's Fear of Flying takes an honest look at a heroine who tries to reconcile her feminist beliefs with her desire for the security of being dependent on men.

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Book review: We Need New Names by Noviolet Bulawayo

2014-02-11 09:56

The grass may be greener on the other side, but there’s no place like home.

The zombies are coming for you!

2014-02-11 09:56

This trilogy created quite a storm around the world with many calling it the new Hunger Games or Twilight Saga. Lili Radloff investigates.

Book review: The Vintage Teacup Club by Vanessa Greene

2014-02-11 09:56

Books about vintage tea cups? It’s almost better than actually reading a book, while drinking a cup of tea.

Book review: Thankless in Death by J.D Robb

2014-02-11 09:56

If you’re a fan of Nora Roberts, you definitely can’t go wrong with this one.

Book review: Fault Line by Christa Desir

2014-02-05 11:00

Shock value or just an extension of the book's content? Either way, this reader found this book's image jacket disturbing. Contains spoilers.

Why I found this book's cover awful to look at throughout reading the entire story

2014-01-24 09:30

Shock value or just an extension of the book's content? Either way, this reader found this book's image jacket disturbing. Contains spoilers.

Book review: Apocalypse Now Now by Charlie Human

2013-12-23 11:24

If you’re looking for something slightly offbeat that fuels weird dreams then Charlie Human’s Apocalypse Now Now will do the trick.

Book review: Night Film by Marisha Pessl

2013-12-01 16:00

At times dark, scary and gritty, this book is essentially a tale of mind over matter.

Book review: The Goddess Chronicle

2013-11-25 10:14

Like myth, The Goddess Chronicle has the sheer power of a good narrative. Tragic, sparse and grim, but ultimately a very good read.

Book review: The Goddess Chronicle

2013-11-07 11:15

Like myth, The Goddess Chronicle has the sheer power of a good narrative. Tragic, sparse and grim, but ultimately a very good read.

Book review: Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

2013-10-29 14:46

This much anticipated follow up of The Shining is very different from its predecessor, but certainly no less gripping.

Book review: The Golem and the Djinni by Helene Wecker

2013-10-29 14:21

Fantasy and magic realism meet myth, religious diversity and an explosion of cultural metropolis in this delightful and beautifully rendered earth-meets-fire tale.

Book review: Night Film by Marisha Pessl

2013-10-29 14:19

At times dark, scary and gritty, this book is essentially a tale of mind over matter.

Book review: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

2013-10-29 14:18

Quirky meets cute meets even better dialogue, Rainbow Rowell knows how to create characters that you totally fall in love with.

 
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