Book Bait: Abigail Ulman’s Hot Little Hands

Book Bait: Abigail Ulman’s Hot Little Hands

Have you read Abigail Ulman’s Hot Little Hands (2015)? It’s a collection of nine self-contained stories which, as Kim Forrester from Reading Mattters describes in her review, “are about teenage girls or young women trying to find their way in the...
Book Bait: Choosing a Book by its Cover

Book Bait: Choosing a Book by its Cover

With so many books to choose from, how do you decide which book to take down from the library or bookshop shelves? Is it the cover? The title? The publisher’s blurb? Or do you only go shopping for a book on the recommendation of a review or from a friend? The...
Book Bait: Sarah Kanake’s Sing Fox To Me

Book Bait: Sarah Kanake’s Sing Fox To Me

Sometimes you read a review and it makes you want to race out and buy the book. That’s how I felt after coming across Whispering Gums’ review of Sarah Kanake’s debut novel, Sing Fox To Me, a story which makes the most of its “gothic”...