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The Zemlya Conspiracy

Spoiler alert – this is going to be less of a book review and more an ode to writers who have the courage to invest in themselves. Since starting For Pity Sake Publishing in 2014, I’ve been astonished by the sheer number of normal people out there who write book-length manuscrip read more

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Peace, Pacifism and Peter Yeldham

Peter Yeldham’s done a lot in his life. He’s shared an office with Spike Milligan. (Yes, that Spike Milligan.) He’s written for the BBC, the ABC, for television and radio. He’s an award-winning and nationally celebrated Australian story-teller. Across the decad read more

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The Zookeeper’s Wife

When I first saw the subtle, ethereal cover of The Zookeeper’s Wife with the words ‘A War Story’ set against a small but startling red background, I assumed this was a novel. And if the intriguing cover was anything to go by, I was willing to wager this would be a thumping good read. read more

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Doing It – Women Empowering Women

There are some books that influence you so profoundly that it would be a crime not to share them. My experience with Doing It: A Sex-Positive Anthology edited Karen Pickering, was one such time. This book is a bold and inspiring compilation of essays from a group of fierce and unapolo read more

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The Natural Way of Things

After it won the Stella Prize this year, I pushed The Natural Way of Things to the top of my reading list. At this point, most avid readers will have heard of The Natural Way of Things and the huge acclaim it’s receiving for the unique way it discusses the darker elements of society t read more

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Praise for ‘As the Lonely Fly’

For Pity Sake’s latest title, As the Lonely Fly by Sara Dowse, is set to be released in June 2017. Review copies of this phenomenal work were sent to a distinguished list late last year and recently we’ve received several, very positive responses. Robert Hefner, Literary Editor of the read more

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Big Little Lies

I began reading Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies for my monthly book club. I had heard the Australian bestseller was due to be converted into a mini-series and was determined to read it before the release date. I’ve always been one of those people who cannot be satisfied by book to sc read more

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