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The Silent Wife

The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Touted as a psychological thriller, but it’s really more of quiet puzzle. We’re already told at the very beginning who dies, so no suspense there… The puzzle is in what causes these two people, who have had a stable 20-year relationship, to come unraveled. 245 more words

Recorded Books

Day 574: Little Bee

Little Bee begins her story from a detention center in England, where she has been held for two years. During this time, she has been learning British English in the hopes she will be allowed to stay. 372 more words


Book Review: The Strange Case of Origami Yoda is a Poorly Formatted, Solid Story

I found a copy of Tom Angleberger’s The Strange Case of Origami Yoda used some time ago, and recognizing that it sold well and was therefore probably something that I should read, I took it home. 1,007 more words


Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins

Rebel Belle

Another female superhero novel, this time taking place in the South among young ladies who must be the picture of southern hospitality and grace. 316 more words

Young Adult/Teen

Scandolous Housewives: Mumbai by Madhuri Banerjee

I received Scandalous Housewives: Mumbai by Madhuri Banerjee as a review copy from the publisher. Thank you, Ram, from Rupa Publications for the book.

The blurb: 644 more words

Book Review

Focus on Australian Women Writers with Disability: Guest Post by Honey Brown

What I love about my role as contributing editor for AWW in the area of Diversity is the sheer range of viewpoints to which I’m exposed through the books I read and the reviews I collate. 1,233 more words

Contemporary Fiction

Dark Matters: Magic and Memory in Neil Gaiman's The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Gaiman, Neil. The Ocean at the End of the Lane. New York: Morrow-HarperCollins, 2013.

In my review not long ago of Gaiman and Patchett’s… 564 more words

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