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Redemptor Book Review

Redemptor Book Review

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.

Best Kid’s Books To Read These School Holidays

Best Kid’s Books To Read These School Holidays

School holidays are a time for fun! While lockdowns have meant we’ve had to adjust our plans just a *few* times, thankfully books are always there for us. Not sure what your primary school-aged bookworm might like next? We’ve got a few suggestions for the best kid’s books to read these school holidays!

Waking Romeo — Kathryn Barker: Book Review

Waking Romeo — Kathryn Barker: Book Review

Waking Romeo was the time-travelling literary mash-up we didn’t know we were missing. Drawing on the classic literature of both Romeo and Juliet, and Wuthering Heights it’s a delight. Achingly sad at times, funny and with a deep heart, this is a wonderful read.

Grog War — Alexis Wright: Book review

Grog War — Alexis Wright: Book review

Grog War documents the saga of the Indigenous People’s human rights war on the effects of alcohol abuse. It challenges assumptions made about Indigenous self-determination and encourages the ongoing debate around alcohol restrictions. A must-read for all Australians.

A little about Reem

A little about Reem

I'm the owner/bookseller/bookfairy that has been delivering books around WeFo throughout lockdown while we try and get the bricks & mortar shop up and running.  Here's a little about me - My name is Reem,  and my origins hail from the oldest capital city in the world - Damascus (Syria).  My parents were emigrants who who moved around a bit so I ended up being born in the U.S.(with my twin who lives in San Francisco), and raised in London and the Middle East.  I met my husband while...

Miles Franklin 2021

Miles Franklin 2021

Miles Franklin 2021 Award Winner Genre: Fiction Erica Marsden's son, an artist, has been imprisoned for homicidal negligence. In a state of grief, Erica cuts off all ties to family and friends, and retreats to a quiet hamlet on the south-east coast near the prison where he is serving his sentence. There, in a rundown shack, she obsesses over creating a labyrinth by the ocean. To build it - to find a way out of her quandary - Erica will need the help of strangers. And that will require her to...