Savannah Indigo

Savannah Indigo works as a bookseller at Readings Malvern.


Cloudwish by Fiona Wood

For 16-year-old scholarship student Van U’oc Phan, magic has never been part of the plan. She is all work and no play; responsible, reliable, rational; quiet on the outside, the noise of her tumbling…

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Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley

I was halfway through Magonia when the thought crossed my mind: how did I land a job reading about blue bird-people living in the sky?!

In the aforementioned book, Aza Ray reaching her sixteenth bi…

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A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

A Court of Thorns and Roses is the first in a new fantasy trilogy by Sarah J. Maas, the author of the acclaimed Throne of Glass series. It is the tale of an imprisoned girl, two Faerie High Lords and…

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Eventual Poppy Day by Libby Hathorn

Two artists, white feathers, first loves and broken promises: Eventual Poppy Day is a story about learning to look at the world in a different light. Australian writer and poet Libby Hathorn (Thunder

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Only in New York by Lily Brett

Read this book if: a) you have been or are going to New York, b) you are interested in how a writer thinks, or c) if you are curious about psychics in the Big Apple. You should also read this book if…

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The Eye of the Sheep by Sofie Laguna

Jimmy is different. Where we see our parents, friends or siblings, he sees internal organs and blood rushing through their veins. At age six, he reads instruction manuals to his mother. He worries ab…

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Funemployed by Justin Heazlewood

What do you do? I’m a dancer. Wow! Your life must be so fun!

Almost every artist has faced a conversation similar to this one. There is a great resistance among ‘non-artists’ to acknowledge the tech…

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Season to Taste or How to Eat Your Husband by Natalie Young

Marriage ends in all kinds of ways. Lizzie Prain chose to end it with murder, boiling her husband’s blood and bones for stock. When you’re broke, isolated and searching for a way out of marriage, wha…

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Wool by Hugh Howley

Wool maps Juliette’s journey from a restrictive community, known as the silo, to the relative freedom of the outside world. Author Hugh Howey has created an enticing series of science fiction novella…

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Meet the bookseller with Savannah Indigo

by Savannah Indigo

We chat with bookseller Savannah Indigo about her penchant for organising bookshelves and the parallels Frankenstein draws with cosmetic use in the twenty-first century.

Why do you work in books?

When I was younger, I had a fascination with organising bookshelves. I would obsess over mine at home and reorganise any shelves at bookshops that I thought weren’t up to scratch (much to staff frust…

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