Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

Bernadette Fox is notorious. To Elgie Branch, a Microsoft wunderkind, she’s his talented, volatile, troubled wife. To fellow mothers at the school gate, she’s a menace. To design experts, she’s a legendary architect. But to 15-year-old Bee, she is quite simply Mum. Then Bernadette disappears. And Bee’s search for her mother reveals an extraordinary woman […]

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I Won’t Apologise (or: On Reading Choices)

A while ago, Jaclyn from Covered in Flour wrote a great post about reading choices and owning them. She mentioned an infamous article that said that adults who read YA novels should be ashamed of themselves, which prompted her to write a post about all of the reading choices she won’t apologise for. I really […]

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My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

Sara Fitzgerald’s daughter Kate is just two years old when she is diagnosed with a rare form of leukaemia. Reeling with the helpless shock of it, Sara knows she will do anything — whatever it takes — to save her child. Then the test results come back time and again to show that no one […]

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The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

Love isn’t an exact science — but no one told Don Tillman. A handsome thirty-nine-year-old geneticist, Don’s never had a second date. So he devises The Wife Project, a scientific test to find the perfect partner. Enter Rosie — ‘the world’s most incompatible woman’ — throwing Don’s safe, ordered life into chaos. Just whatΒ is this […]

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