Hope Book Club, Ep 28: Christmas Holiday Reads – Hope 103.2

Hope Book Club, Ep 28: Christmas Holiday Reads

We delve into some hot new holiday reads – Natasha Moore has been reading the latest novels by two of her favourite authors.

By Katrina RoeMonday 21 Dec 2020Hope Book ClubEntertainment

Joined by Centre for Public Christianity‘s Natasha Moore, we delve into some hot new holiday reads – Natasha has been reading the latest novels by two of her favourite authors.

In this episode

All Our Shimmering Skies by Trent Dalton is the much-anticipated second novel from the creator of Boy Swallows Universe. Set in the Northern Territory around the time of the bombing of Darwin, it’s the story of a young girl who wants to undo a curse that has been placed on her family.

Jack is the new novel from the Pulitzer Prize winning American novelist Marylin Robinson. It’s the latest offering in the highly acclaimed Gilead series. It tells the story of the prodigal son Jack and his love interest – an African American high school teacher called Della.

Plus, we do some Christmas shopping – revealing the books we’re wishing for and the ones we’re buying for loved ones, this Christmas.