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So Sad Today

Melissa Broder

CW: anxiety, depression

Melissa Broder is so sad today. How and why did she get so sad? Should she stay sad?

Broder asks herself these questions over and over, turning them into a mesmerising and strangely uplifting reading experience through honesty and a total lack of self-deceit.

One True Thing

Nicole Hayes

When is a secret not a secret? When your whole life is public. Frankie is used to being a politician’s daughter, but with her mum now running for Premier, life’s a whole lot crazier than usual.

What’s a Girl Gotta Do?

Holly Bourne

How to start a feminist revolution: 1. Call out anything that’s unfair on one gender, 2. Don’t call out the same thing twice (so you can sleep and breathe), 3. Always try to keep it funny, 4. Don’t let anything slide. Even when you start to break… Lottie’s determined to change the world with her #Vagilante vlog. Shame the trolls have other ideas…