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Empire of The Vampire book review

Empire of The Vampire book review

Empire of The Vampire is for those who miss the days when vampires and those who fought them, were to be feared. Bloody, epic and gripping until the very last blood-soaked page.

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!

The Heart Principle: Helen Hoang — Book Review

The Heart Principle: Helen Hoang — Book Review

The Heart Principle demonstrates the importance of learning to love, accept and be confident in who you are. The journey to self-acceptance is hardly ever an easy one. It is refreshing to read a book that wholeheartedly acknowledges this.

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...

Meet our Book Reviewer Steph Huddleston!

Meet our Book Reviewer Steph Huddleston!

Steph Huddleston is a freelance fiction editor and book reviewer from Melbourne, Australia. She's a fan of any well-told story, but especially in the fantasy and science fiction genres. When not reading, Steph enjoys spending time with her husband and two mischievous cats. If you'd like to learn more about Steph you can visit her website at stephhuddleston.com or say hi on social media @stephhuddlestonwriting