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Shownotes: Spilling the tea part 3

Shownotes: Spilling the tea part 3

Waterstones founder has ‘no guilt’ over loss of small bookshops Michelle mentioned The Founder which Caitlin is adding to her to-watch list! Idris Elba, star of Cats, doesn’t know what Cats is about either Summer reading: dive into the perfect book Harry Potter book bought for £1 sells for £28,500 at […]

Shownotes: Written in the stars with Danielle Wood

Shownotes: Written in the stars with Danielle Wood

Check out Danielle’s website, Minnie Darke’s website and follow Minnie on Facebook and Instagram. You can check out Danielle’s books here and buy Star-Crossed here.  Michelle had a wonderful weekend in Liverpool, check out her Instagram for photos! Time for a The Castle reference! It’s the vibe, it’s the constitution, […]

Shownotes: Learn, write and rise with Renee Watson

Shownotes: Learn, write and rise with Renee Watson

Welcome Renee Watson! Find her books here, follow her on Instagram, Twitter and check out her website.  Michelle’s been reading This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Adam Kay (Goodreads) (which she was confusing with When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi) Caitlin’s […]

Learn, write and rise with Renee Watson

Learn, write and rise with Renee Watson

Renee Watson is a New York Times best selling author and has published multiple middle grade and young adult novels. Her poetry and fiction explores the lived experiences of black girls and women, and the intersections of race, class, gender, and body image. We talk […]

Grieving in words with Helena Fox

Grieving in words with Helena Fox

Our guest is very well travelled and is now based in Wollongong, New South Wales. Helena Fox is celebrating the publication of her debut, How It Feels To Float. We talked to her about grief being a unique and individual experience, mental health, characters, and […]

Shownotes: Grieving in words with Helena Fox

Shownotes: Grieving in words with Helena Fox

Thank you for joining us Helena! Follow Helena on Instagram, Twitter and checkout her website. Buy How It Feels To Float from Pan Macmillan. Michelle’s been watching Santa Clarita Diet in her rainy weather! Michelle finally reread Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix We were both very […]

Shownotes: Embracing and loving YA with Michael Earp

Shownotes: Embracing and loving YA with Michael Earp

We welcome Michael Earp on the podcast today! Go follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and check out his website. Buy Kindred: 12 Queer #LoveOzYA Stories here!  You should also check out Underdog Short Stories and buy it! You can also listen to our episode with […]

Embracing and loving YA with Michael Earp

Embracing and loving YA with Michael Earp

Michael is a editor, bookseller and writer who loves children’s and young adult literature. While chatting to him, we spent the whole conversation gushing about books. Key topics include Kindred: 12 #LoveOzYA Stories, Underdog Short Stories and his experience in the bookish community. In our […]

Women make history with Clare Wright

Women make history with Clare Wright

We learned a lot in this episode and we hope you do too. Clare Wright is a historian and award winning author. She talked to us about the Australian’s women suffragette movement and how women won the right to vote. We also chatted to Clare […]

Shownotes: Women make history with Claire Wright

Shownotes: Women make history with Claire Wright

Welcome to Better Words, Claire Wright! Buy You Daughters of Freedom here, check it out on Goodreads, check out Claire’s website and follow her on Instagram and Twitter.  Michelle had to say goodbye to Percy the pug as she’s about to move to the UK! Caitlin cried […]