Cindy Morris

Cindy Morris works as a bookseller at Readings Carlton.

Reviews

Daughter of Bad Times by Rohan Wilson

Reviewed by Cindy Morris

Daughter of Bad Times is set in the not-so-distant future, where rising sea levels have begun to swallow entire islands. Levee walls are built around cities that can afford it – those that can’t are …

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The Shining Wall by Melissa Ferguson

Reviewed by Cindy Morris

An idealist city lies surrounded by shining metal walls that were created by LeaderCorp to benefit all within their borders. Here, the Citizens have the leading technology of medi-nanities, brain imp…

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Witches: What Women Do Together by Sam George-Allen

Reviewed by Cindy Morris

Witches can be many things, but one thing is for sure: they are women of fearsome power. They are also women who have a tradition of helping other women. Witches are women on the margins, and in our …

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Accidental Feminists by Jane Caro

Reviewed by Cindy Morris

Accidental Feminists is a celebration of the women who came after the Australian women who won the right to vote. These secondwave feminists grew up earning money most of their lives, a fact that is …

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Neverworld Wake by Marisha Pessl

Reviewed by Cindy Morris

Five former high-school friends gather for a reunion. The sixth member, Jim, mysteriously died over a year ago. Beatrice Hartley (Bee for short) hasn’t spoken to her best friends since the mysterious…

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Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Reviewed by Cindy Morris

We live in an era where we get told to accept who we are and show it – but is that really true for people of colour? We ask them to whitewash themselves to appear successful and to fit in. They have …

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Melmoth by Sarah Perry

Reviewed by Cindy Morris

Melmoth is watching every dark and wicked act. You can feel her eyes on you wherever you are. Her eternal loneliness draws her to those who believe they can’t be redeemed. She is both feared and long…

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