Valentines = Schmalentines Day. Mother-daughter bonds, sisterhoods, bffs: these kinds of relationships are far more interesting. Here are some books featuring women doing it for themselves, and for each other.
Gaskell's best known work is set in a small rural town, inhabited largely by women. This is a community that runs on cooperation and gossip, at the very heart of which are the daughters of the former rector.
‘Women in Love is a work of genius. It contains characters which are masterpieces of pure creation’ New Statesman
Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth - four 'little women' enduring hardships and enjoying adventures in Civil War New England. The charming story of the March sisters, Little Women has been adored by generations.
The bestselling, prize-winning, generation-defining Zadie Smith's new unmissable novel out in paperback.
Heart of the Grass Tree is an exquisite, searing and hope-filled debut about mothers and daughters and family stories, about country and its living history.
A powerful, haunting novel about an unlikely friendship by Hungary's most important twentieth-century writer.
A stunning reissue of Amy Tan's bestselling classic novel of mothers and daughters.
Stella and Margie is a piercingly insightful novel about love and duty, acceptance and reconciliation, and of a touching friendship that crosses the generations.
Are you Australia's next top LEGO builder? Here's our top picks to inspire you further, after watching Nine's new blockbuster series, LEGO Masters.