Spring has sprung and this September sees the publication of three wonderful new books.
Read more about them here, and to win a copy just head to our Facebook page or Instagram and let us know which one you’d most like to read and why.
When You’re Not OK by Jill Stark is a self-care manual for the days when you feel alone — the days when you worry that you’re too weird or broken or unfixable to be normal. With compassion, humour, and honesty, Jill offers signposts to help you find the path back to yourself. It’s an emotional first-aid kit for your body, mind, and soul, written by someone who’s been there too.
After a crack-up, at the age of 55, Tom Cutler gets the diagnosis that allows him to make sense of everything that’s come before, including his weird obsessions with road-sign design, magic tricks, spinning tops, and Sherlock Holmes. The realisation, at last, that he has Asperger’s allows a light to dawn on the riddles of his life: his accidental rudeness, maladroitness, Pan Am smile, and other social impediments. Keep Clear is an exceptionally warm, bright, and moving memoir, which is alternately strikingly revealing, laugh-out-loud funny, and achingly sad.
The Operators is a thrilling yarn of wit and old-fashioned ingenuity from master storyteller Barry Heard. Retired farmer Wally Flannagan is on a pilgrimage to Indonesia to witness the once-in-a-lifetime blooming of a rare flower. His holiday soon goes awry when he finds himself the target of kidnapping with the goal of extortion. Yet these plans, as alarming as they are for Wally, are little more than a diverting pastime for this criminal syndicate. They are organised, powerful, and ruthless. Yet there’s one thing they don’t know about Wally …
To win a copy of one of our new releases, head to our Facebook page or our Instagram. Entries close Monday 10 September.