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‘Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.’ – Groucho Marx

Inky's Fri-Yay August 16

Well, you’ll be pleased to know that I survived being out and about in the real world at Bendigo Writers Festival last week. Our Inky Judge Fred and Shadow Judge Imogen did us proud! You should have seen them! Up on stage at a big theatre in front of 270 people. There’s a post on the Inky Awards Blog all about it! You can literally, read all about it! Right here! On Inside a Dog!

Because Inside a Dog is where there is so much is happening! (Don’t think about that sentence too much!)

We are thrilled to have ACE contributor ellipsis back with words of the day and reviews and quizzes and comments. We missed you ellipsis!

Sylvs at NOVELty reads has a hilarious series about interrupted reading and stalled book borrowing that is all too close to the bone for us bookish peeps. And over on The Between The Pages Book Club is a review of this month’s book, Wicked Fox. Have you read it yet? And if that’s not enough book club fun for you then join in our very own Inside a Dog Lit Club. We announced our Lit Club Discussion Leaders and the postperson will be delivering the book to your door. But anyone can join in. Run out and grab the book Catching Teller Crow and join in the discussion!

Laura’s reading and Writing Adventures continue with a reviews, poetry and a great post on mental health representation in YA.Thanks lauraamabel for being such a vibrant part of our online community!

There are more reviews on Library 101 and library is also brilliantly continuing the famous quotes series,this week with one of my favourites, Albert Einstein.

In other LoveOzYA news, the TV rights to Gold Inky Shortlisted After the Lights Go Out by Lili Wilkinson have been sold! I know right! Bring it on!

Which reminds me –  don’t forget to VOTE! Only a few days left to vote in the 2019 Inky Awards! VOTING CLOSES 5pm on Sunday August 18! ONLY THREE DAYS LEFT! You are running out of time!

When you VOTE you can enter the draw to win ALL 20 LONGLISTED BOOKS! TWENTY FREE BOOKS! DId you read that? T-W-E-N-T-Y B-O-O-K-S! Well it doesn’t get much better than that!

Which brings us back – to books! It’s all about the books! We love books. Talking about books. Reading books. Sharing books. Borrowing Books. Laughing with books and crying with books.

Happy Reading everyone!







Aww, thanks! I missed you too.

16th Aug, 19

aw thanks! i love being part of such a vibrant community

16th Aug, 19

Thanks for the shoutout Inky ;) Also I had so much fun writing scenarios. I MIGHT publish another one tomorrow ;) Keep your eyes peeled for that one ;P

16th Aug, 19
inky State Library Victoria

My eyes are always peeled - as bookwithbane pointed out, I don't blink!

17th Aug, 19