Daily Archives: October 13, 2017

Her Body and Other Parties – Carmen Maria Machado

Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction “[These stories] vibrate with originality, queerness, sensuality and the strange.”—Roxane Gay “In these formally brilliant and emotionally charged tales, Machado gives literal shape to women’s memories and hunger and desire. I couldn’t put it down.”—Karen Russell In Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado blithely demolishes the arbitrary borders between psychological realism and science fiction, comedy and horror, fantasy and fabulism. While her work has earned her comparisons to Karen Russell and Kelly Link, she has a ...

Seventeen – Suzanne Lowe

Imagine a world where everything you grew up with is gone. No TV, no internet, no shopping centres… and no adults. When a catastrophic virus kills everyone above the age of seventeen, life on Earth becomes a battle for survival. As the virus hits Australia, sisters Lexi and Hadley find themselves alone and vulnerable. With the increasing threat, they no longer feel safe in their home and flee the city in search of a safe place to live. Seeking sanctuary, the girls head to the ...

One Night Stand – Parker Kincade

Amanda Martin has the worst taste in men. After being cheated on not once, but twice, she’s lost all faith in men … and in herself. Determined to regain her confidence, Amanda decides to have a one-night stand. No relationship, no promises, no threat of being hurt again … just hot, indulgent sex. What she doesn’t anticipate is meeting a handsome-as-sin stranger who gives her pleasure unlike she’s ever known. Joe Sterling has spent his life avoiding the relationships his former career hadn’t allowed for. ...