Kushla Egan

Kushla Egan is a former Readings Carlton bookseller

Review — 24 Jun 2018

Mercy Point by Anna Snoekstra

Five teens in Mount Cobalt each carry a heavy secret alone: they suspect they are adopted, and they are certain their parents are lying to them. When they each receive…

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Review — 30 Apr 2018

The Learning Curves of Vanessa Partridge by Clare Strahan

It’s the start of the summer holidays, and the Partridges are off to the beach. But it’s a new kind of family holiday altogether – mum’s gone to Paris to…

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Review — 24 Aug 2014

The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl by Melissa Keil

Eden Valley is a beautiful, small country town that has never seen much of anything. Alba – aspiring comic-book artist and creator of Cinnamon Girl – can’t figure out why…

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Review — 22 Jul 2014

Are You Seeing Me? by Darren Groth

Reading Are You Seeing Me?, I felt myself wanting to reach out and hug every character, tightly, the whole way through. The experience made my heart hurt in a…

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Review — 22 Jul 2014

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

We Were Liars is many things. It is an unflinching glimpse into a family fueled by their own self-destruction. It is King Lear and his three daughters. It is a…

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Blog post — 23 Mar 2014

Meet the Bookseller with Kushla Egan

We chat with bookseller Kushla Egan about Laini Taylor’s haunting fairytales, dreams of being Eloise and refreshing feminist perspectives on Australia.

Why do you work in books?

I have always…

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