Michelle Kelly, on making the journey back to Sweet Valley as an adult. 


From the Vault: The book that fed my football obsession by Ellen van Neerven

This is a The Book That... post from award-winning Indigenous Australian writer Ellen van Neerven. You can check out her website here, and her Twitter here


The Book that Fed My Football Obsession


Ellen van Neerven



From the Vault: Eli Glasman on The Book That Gave Me YA Writing Guidance

This is a 'The Book That...' post from Eli Glasman. Eli Glasman's debut novel, The Boy's Own Manual to Being a Proper Jew (Sleepers Publishing), about a homosexual boy in the Melbourne orthodox Jewish community, is available in both soft cover and as ebook from all good Australian bookstores and the usual places online.


The Book That Made Me Want to Join a Commune

Laura Woollett, on the book that made her want to join a commune (or at least write about one).


The Book That | Maybe Gets It Better Than Its Author Does

This is a piece by Elizabeth Flux, on how sometimes a book works it out much faster than the author does.


The Book That | Finally Got Me Writing Again

This is a Book That piece by Bri Lee about the joys/perils of reading Helen Garner.

I’m in the middle of writing my first book and it’s:

• First-person memoir by a woman (me)

• About the law (and some heavy shit)

• In Australia


The Unnatural Way of Things


The Book That | Turned Me Into a Zombie Apocalypse Prepper

This is a The Book That piece, by Liam Pieper, about becoming a zombie apocalypse prepper.


The Book That Made Me an Ungrateful Shit

This is a Book That piece, by Sebastian Gonzalez.


The Book That Stayed With Me (Literally)

This is a The Book That piece, by Anna-Spargo Ryan.



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