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SUE ORR Loop Tracks. Reviewed by Mary Garden

Posted on 8 Jun 2023 in Fiction |

Sue Orr’s new novel brings a timely personal dimension to debates around abortion. Sue Orr’s Loop Tracks has been a bestseller in New Zealand since its release in 2021. Published by Victoria University Press (now Te Herenga Waka University Press),...

JEN BEAGIN Big Swiss. Reviewed by Ann Skea

Posted on 1 Jun 2023 in Fiction | 1 comment

Jen Beagin’s Big Swiss is a social satire with a moral dilemma at its heart. It can also make you laugh out loud. Forty-five-year-old Greta is an audio transcriptionist for a sex therapist called Om (whose real name is Bruce). Om tape-records...

It’s-almost-winter 2023 Giveaway #3

Posted on 26 May 2023 in Giveaways & Quizzes |

Look, it actually will be winter next week, so don’t miss out on your chance to win a fabulous book pack to curl up with through the chill. To go in the draw to win all four of the titles below, simply email...

It’s-almost-winter 2023 Giveaway #2

Posted on 24 May 2023 in Giveaways & Quizzes |

Winter is coming … so of course you need a bundle of great books for those long cold nights. To go in the draw to win all four of the titles below, simply email editors@newtownreviewofbooks.com.au with ‘Winter 2′ in the subject line and your...