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Sex in young adult literature

Digital content coordinator Bronte Coates reflects on why sex in YA books matters, and shares some recommendations for books that handle the topic thoughtfully and honestly.

The first time I came across a sex scene in a book was in the second book of John Marsden’s Tomorrow series when Ellie decides to ‘go all the way’ with her boyfriend Lee. B…

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A recipe from Smith & Daughters - Warm Spanish Doughnuts with Chocolate Pâté

Shannon Martinez and Mo Wyse are the brains behind celebrated vegan restaurant Smith & Daughters, and they’ve just released their first cookbook, Smith & Daughters: A Cookbook (That Happens to be Vegan). We’ve featured a delicious recipe from the cookbook below, and if you drop by our Carlton shop on Thursday 3 November you can meet the talented …

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Eight terrific free events at our St Kilda shop

Our St Kilda shop has a jam-packed event program for the rest of 2016. Come down to 112 Acland Street and join in the fun. Jacinta Halloran on her new novel

Jacinta Halloran will discuss her new novel, The Science of Appearances, which explores an era of social constraint and profound scientific discovery, with fellow author Leah Kaminsky.

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