Olivia Hurley

Olivia Hurley is from Readings St Kilda

Review — 1 Sep 2023

Others Were Emeralds by Lang Leav

Acclaimed poet and author Lang Leav’s new novel, Others Were Emeralds, follows a group of teenagers living in the New South Wales town of Whitlam in the late…

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Review — 20 Apr 2023

The Guest by Emma Cline

The Guest is the second novel by Emma Cline, following her acclaimed 2016 debut The Girls. I read The Girls years ago and loved it, so I was very…

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Review — 30 Jan 2023

Are You Happy Now by Hanna Jameson

Hanna Jameson’s Are You Happy Now follows two overlapping and imperfect love stories, both of which begin at the same time and place as a frightening worldwide phenomenon. The novel’s…

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Review — 28 Mar 2022

No Hard Feelings by Genevieve Novak

You know that all-consuming, semi- intoxicated feeling you get when you find yourself so invested in a book that you don’t want to put it down? I may not have…

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Review — 2 Mar 2022

Careering by Daisy Buchanan

Careering, the second novel from author and journalist Daisy Buchanan, is an ode to any woman – or any person, really – who has ever felt overwhelmed by a…

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