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Unravel By Sydney Alyk Walker
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Through a narrator that divulges neither name nor gender, a story unfolds that is founded in a sobering truth: a story doesn't need magic or heroes to be important. The narrator takes the reader on a... More > journey through their memories, telling the truth that they were never able to speak in order to protect themselves. All set in a college counsellor's office, the narrator describes what it's like growing up with an alcoholic mother, being outcast by your peers, the confusion of gender identity, and the effect it all has on who they are today. Unravel is the story of a young adult trying to make sense of their own mind and who is trying to find a reason to keep living even though their mind begs for death; bringing to light the fact that there's nothing poetic about suicide and that this story could be about anyone. Even you.< Less
4 Brothers By Andrew Miller
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4 Brothers (originally titled 1 Brother) is an excellent childhood memoir by Andrew Miller that has been cruelly sabotaged by his three brothers. It would have been a beautifully written, insightful... More > and amusing account of growing up in Sydney through the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s but instead has become a questionably written, argumentative, and occasionally vulgar piece which has somehow turned out to be wholly entertaining. Few memories are agreed upon, and many are strongly, if not hotly, debated. What is, superficially at least, a nostalgic and entertaining read, also turns out to be a valuable and penetrating look into character, birth order, parenting techniques, world views and obnoxious personalities - from four brothers who remember their childhood very differently, yet who at the same time remain the closest of friends and the loyalist of companions.< Less
4 Brothers By Andrew Miller
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4 Brothers (originally titled 1 Brother) is an excellent childhood memoir by Andrew Miller that has been cruelly sabotaged by his three brothers. It would have been a beautifully written, insightful... More > and amusing account of growing up in Sydney through the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s but instead has become a questionably written, argumentative, and occasionally vulgar piece which has somehow turned out to be wholly entertaining. Few memories are agreed upon, and many are strongly, if not hotly, debated. What is, superficially at least, a nostalgic and entertaining read, also turns out to be a valuable and penetrating look into character, birth order, parenting techniques, world views and obnoxious personalities - from four brothers who remember their childhood very differently, yet who at the same time remain the closest of friends and the loyalist of companions.< Less
The World One Day At A Time By Iain Moss
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Ever wondered how much you could see of a place in just one day? Iain Moss decides to find out. Tired of travelling around the world on business but seeing nothing of it, he finally rebels against... More > the routine of airport-hotel-office-airport and sets out to build a single day at leisure into every trip. At the same time, he and his family begin a series of foreign assignments taking them around the world. The experience of adapting to these changes as the family grows up forms a linking thread through a series of travel stories detailing how he uses his available 24 hours to explore some of the world’s major cities and tourist attractions. Along the way it becomes more than just sightseeing but also a subtle journey of discovery for the author as he experiences new cultures and learns the pitfalls and pleasures of trying to see the world one day at a time.< Less
Newborn (Helena Series, Book 1) By Emma Lowe
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Growing up on the rough streets of western Sydney, seventeen-year-old Helena Callahan has always been a fighter. Her philosophy is simple: be sly, agile, and never get caught doing something illegal.... More > And that’s what her world was all about—breaking the law. With no parents around, Helena is forced to sell her body to make a living. It wasn’t ideal, but it was how she survived after running away from home. Nothing ever seemed to change for Helena. It was always the same dauntless routine. At least that was until she is streetwalking one night and witnesses a supernatural murder. Among being caught in a bizarre love-triangle, Helena is thrown into a new lifestyle that is surrounded by undead creatures, magical prophecies, and a compelling psychopath that she is bound to for an eternity. Now the cunning heroine is forced into a different kind of battle in order of survival. Only this one means war.< Less
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Newborn By Emma Lowe
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Growing up on the rough streets of western Sydney, seventeen-year-old Helena Callahan has always been a fighter. Her philosophy was simple: be sly, agile, and never get caught doing something... More > illegal. And that’s what her world was all about—breaking the law. With no parents around Helena was forced to sell her body to make a living. It wasn’t ideal, but it was how she survived after running away from home. Still she always longed for things to change but change seemed impossible. It was always the same dauntless routine. At least that was until one night when she was streetwalking and witnessed a supernatural murder. Among being caught in a bizarre love-triangle, Helena’s thrown into a new lifestyle that’s surrounded by undead creatures, magical prophecies, and a compelling psychopath that she’s bound to for an eternity. Now the cunning heroine is forced into a different kind of battle in order to survive. Only this one means war.< Less

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