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Gabrielle Reid

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Gabrielle Reid is an English-born Australian writer of contemporary fiction. She lives near Lake Macquarie in NSW with her husband, three children and two playful kittens. Gabrielle began writing as a small child and never stopped. She's been dreaming of a writing career since she was seven, but took a few detours along the way. Gabrielle holds a Master of Creative Writing and a Bachelor of Arts with Diploma of Education. Her first YA novel, The Things We Can't Undo, ​was released in May 2018 and won the 2019 Australian Association of Family Therapist's Award for Children's Literature.

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R U OK - a conversation is not enough

Today is the day. It’s my daughter’s birthday, not mine, but if past years are anything to go by, today will probably be the day I get several text messages from old friends. It might be a friend who hasn’t heard from me in ages, but has been reminded by a glaring yellow poster and the letters R U OK? that they do know someone who was open about being suicidal, and maybe they should make sure they Read more of this blog post »
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Heroine by Mindy McGinnis
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A realistic story about how a teenage sports star becomes a drug addict in the most understandable and relatable of ways. I really appreciate how well the author was able to humanise opioid addictions and made Mickey a detailed, complex character and ...more
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The Library of the Unwritten by A.J. Hackwith
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
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Another re-read with my son, and this one was always my favourite, so I was especially happy to do it. Reading as an adult, and for the umpteenth time, I notice a lot more that's problematic both from a content perspective (the podcast Witch, Please ...more
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
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Re-read this to my son, and although it's always been one of my least favourites of the HP series, I do still love it. I'm struck by how masterful the Tom Riddle stuff is and the undercurrent of Harry's self-doubt. An immense amount of work went into ...more
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Junk by Melvin Burgess
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Interesting, sad and realistic. This book follows a group of teenagers in Bristol who have run away from home for various reasons and who take heroin. Told from multiple perspectives, it details the mentality and rationalizations for their choices, t ...more
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The Hit by Melvin Burgess
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Concept: interesting. Pacing: good. Misogyny and ableism: rampant.

I read Junk (aka Smack) last week, and thought it was pretty good. You would think an author would get better with time, but comparing those two books proves otherwise. The ending of T
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Jill Thank you for your friendship here on GRs, Gabrielle. Best Wishes, Jill


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Kurt Chambers Thanks for the friends add, Gabrielle :) Pleased to meet you!


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