News & Reviews
Caroline Petit’s ‘The Natural History of Love’ draws from the true story of French explorer and Naturalist, Francois and his lover Madame Fonceca. When Melbourne lawyer Nathan Smithson takes on the case of mad, wealthy Edward Fonçeca’s inheritance trial against his brother in 1902, he must uncover secrets hidden within the diary entries of lovers. The story travels far and wide and we immerse ourselves following the story through Brazil, France and Melbourne. Although at times...
So full of longing and tenderness and strangeness . . . the perfect antidote to the terminal drudgery of these mid-COVID election times
Son of Sin is a complex, raw and mightily moving novel, possibly the best release of 2022 — and it’s only March!
Chai Time At Cinnamon Gardens demands to be heard, in the beautiful way that literature can; by speaking to the heart.
Practical and insightful, Atomic Habits equips and inspires those ready to tackle their habits, one small change at a time.
As the shop’s doors have opened, we have been thankful for the enduring power of books to comfort, uplift and bring joy to many. As this year comes to an end, we wanted to take a moment to share a couple of our favourite books from 2021.
This Saturday the 18th of December come and enjoy some time with the family! Our bookshop is throwing a fantastic Christmas market for our wonderful West Footscray community.
Achingly romantic, part historical fiction, this story sweeps both reader and characters away to another time and place.
Margot Mertz Takes It Down is a tale of female empowerment in the midst of the mess that is gender expectations and high school. With a tenacious main character and an infectious sense of justice, it’s a compelling read.
Raybearer duology. Ifueko delivers on her promise of an epic West African inspired fantasy, struggling heroes and stunning worldbuilding. A fitting conclusion to this series.