#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Feminist · Literature · new release

New Release Book Review: I Choose Elena by Lucia Osborne-Crowley

Title: I Choose Elena Author: Lucia Osborne-Crowley Published: February 18th 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 160 Genres: Literature & Feminist Theory RRP: $16.99 Rating: 4 stars Aged fifteen and on track to be an Olympic gymnast, Lucia Osborne-Crowley was violently raped in Sydney on a night out, sparking a series of events that left her devastatingly ill for more… Continue reading New Release Book Review: I Choose Elena by Lucia Osborne-Crowley

2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · biography · Feminist · non-fiction

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Your Own Kind of Girl by Clare Bowditch

Today I am marking off my third #3 checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: ARIA Award-winning singer and actress Clare Bowditch confronts her inner critic in this no-holds-barred memoir. This is the story I promised myself, aged twenty-one, that I would one day be brave enough – and well enough – to… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Your Own Kind of Girl by Clare Bowditch

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Feminist · Literature · new release

New Release Book Review: Beauty by Bri Lee

Title: Beauty Author: Bri Lee Published: November 5th 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 160 Genres: Literature & Feminist Theory RRP: $19.99 Rating: 4 stars A powerful meditation on beauty and body image from the author of Eggshell Skull. You were either fit and trim or you weren’t working hard enough. Your body was how you conveyed wealth and status to your peers, it… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Beauty by Bri Lee