What We’re Reading posts

What we’re reading: Montgomery, Rooney & Caletti

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films we’re watching, the television shows we’re hooked on, or the music we’re loving. Tye Cattanach is reading Soul of An Octopus, The House in the Cerulean Sea, and Once There Were Wolves.

Friends, it has been an interesting (albeit slow) week of reading for me. I have been lucky enough to read not one, but three delightful b…

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What we’re reading: Jago, Pollan & Yee

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films we’re watching, the television shows we’re hooked on, or the music we’re loving. Gabrielle Williams is reading This is Your Mind on Plants by Michael Pollan

I’m currently reading This Is Your Mind on Plants by Michael Pollan, which explores the effects of opium, caffeine and mescaline on the human brain.

I’ve just finish…

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What we’re reading: Stubbins, King & Nieman

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films we’re watching, the television shows we’re hooked on, or the music we’re loving. Lian Hingee is reading In My Defence, I Have No Defence by Sinead Stubbins

My toddler is going through some kind of dreadful sleep regression thing at the moment and I actually can’t remember the last time I slept through the night (2018?) so…

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What we’re reading: Brandi, Chambers & Zisin

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films we’re watching, the television shows we’re hooked on, or the music we’re loving. Tye Cattanach is reading – surprise, surprise – a whole heaps of books!

It’s been a rich and varied week of reading for me, in which I read three books that could not be more different from one another. Let’s begin with Mark Brandi’s latest l…

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What we’re reading: Winman, Stubbins & Moreno-Garcia

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films we’re watching, the television shows we’re hooked on, or the music we’re loving. Alexa Dretzke is reading Still Life by Sarah Winman.

Step away from a world of Covid and into the embrace of Sarah Winman’s new novel Still Life. Let it take you to Florence at the end of World War II and let its big-hearted storytelling keep…

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What we’re reading: Mas, Waal & McQuiston

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films we’re watching, the television shows we’re hooked on, or the music we’re loving. Tye Cattanach is reading The Mad Women’s Ball by Victoria Mas

Lockdowns always seem to result in me struggling to stay engaged with any book and this past one was no different. I picked up and put down no less than 12 titles (one I even got h…

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What we’re reading: Jackson, Taddeo & Myers

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films we’re watching, the television shows we’re hooked on, or the music we’re loving. Lian Hingee is reading Two-Week Wait written by Luke and Kelly Jackson, illustrated by Mara Wild

When I was first referred to a fertility specialist to start IVF, it was one of the most isolating moments of my life. I felt like a colossal fai…

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What we’re reading: Ward, Crowley & Grant

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films we’re watching, the television shows we’re hooked on, or the music we’re loving. Pilgrim Hodgson is reading Rawblood by Catriona Ward.

To read a Catriona Ward book is to take her hand and trust, as she leads you on very dark, unpredictable path. Having recently read her bleak and bloody second novel Little Eve and her mi…

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What we’re reading: North, Cusk & Rippin

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films we’re watching, the television shows we’re hooked on, or the music we’re loving. Fiona Hardy is reading Outlawed by Anna North

After loving North’s The Life and Death of Sophie Stark when it came out a few years ago, I was thrilled to pick up a copy of her new book. Set in a slightly different version of classic Movie-Wes…

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What we’re reading: O'Leary, Nguyen & Donnelly

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films we’re watching, the television shows we’re hooked on, or the music we’re loving. Lucie Dess is reading The Road Trip by Beth O'Leary

This book was my most anticipated read for 2021 and it did not disappoint! Addie and her sister are on their way to a friend’s wedding when a car crashes into the back of them. In that car i…

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