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The Resource While You Were Reading

While You Were Reading

Label
While You Were Reading
Title
While You Were Reading
Statement of responsibility
Ali Berg
Creator
Contributor
6_FaBB2pVOU
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A hilarious, insightful new novel from the creators of Books on the RailMeet Beatrix Babbage – 29-year-old dog-earer of books and accidental destroyer of weddings.After ruining her best friend's nuptials, Bea relocates to the other side of the country in search of a fresh start, including meeting new people, living life to the fullest and finally pulling off balayage.But after a few months, life is more stagnant than ever. Bea’s job is dead-end. Her romantic life? Non-existent. And her only friends are her books, her barista and her cleaning lady.Then Bea stumbles across a second-hand novel, inscribed with notes. Besotted with the poetic inscriptions, Bea is determined to find the author ... and along the way, she finds herself entangled in one hell of a love quadrangle.Funny, poignant and insightful, While You Were Reading reveals that there’s no such thing as perfection, the value of true friendship and, most importantly, the power of not living in fiction, but still reading it ... Often.A love story for book lovers that celebrates much more than romance
Summary
Beatrix Babbage relocates from Perth to Melbourne in search of a fresh start, including meeting new people and living life to the fullest. But after a few months, life is more stagnant than ever. Then Bea stumbles across a second-hand novel, inscribed with notes. Besotted with the poetic inscriptions, Bea is determined to find the author ... and finds herself entangled in a love quadrangle. Bea learns that there's no such thing as perfection, the value of true friendship and the importance of reading fiction--without living in it.
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10783400
Cataloging source
SALS
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  • Berg, Ali
  • Kalus, Michelle
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Kalus, Michelle
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True
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  • Australian Fiction
  • Contemporary Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
While You Were Reading
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:SSI_655004
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781925750577
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
While You Were Reading
Control code
BORROWBOX:SSI_655004
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781925750577
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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