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What Alice ForgotWell theĀ first book I readĀ for 2014 was another Liane Moriarty book called ‘What Alice Forgot’ and it was great.


Book Summary Alice is twenty-nine. She is whimsical, optimistic and adores sleep, chocolate, her ramshackle new house and her wonderful husband Nick. What’s more, she’s looking forward to the birth of the ‘Sultana’ – her first baby.

But now Alice has slipped and hit her head in her step-aerobics class and everyone’s telling her she’s misplaced the last ten years of her life.

In fact, it would seem that Alice is actually thirty-nine and now she loves schedules, expensive lingerie, caffeine and manicures. She has three children and the honeymoon is well and truly over for her and Nick. In fact, he looks at her like she’s his worst enemy. What’s more, her beloved sister Elisabeth isn’t speaking to her either. And who is this ‘Gina’ everyone is so carefully trying not to mention?

Alice isn’t sure that she likes life ten years on. Every photo is another memory she doesn’t have and nothing makes sense. Just how much can happen in a decade? Has she really lost her lovely husband forever? Continue reading

Coming authors – Blacklock, Carroll and Moriarty

Do you know ‘The right time by Dianne Blacklock, ‘The better woman‘ by Ber Carroll, and ‘What Alice forgot‘ by Liane Moriarty? If not, then it’s your chance to see all three talented Australian writers at Parramatta City Library, on 3rd November, at 1 pm. Continue reading