BT041. Danielle Binks: Sex and love and messy relationships

BT041. Danielle Binks: Sex and love and messy relationships

Guest: Danielle Binks | Host: Kat Mayo | Audio producer: Rudi Bremer | Recorded: 25/02/2017 ARRC

Be warned: Today’s episode is a bit of a Melina Marchetta lovefest. Occasionally, Danielle links and I segue into feminism, other great books, our favourite authors, and politics … but eventually all roads lead back to Marchetta. It’s hard to explain how this happens to non-fangirls, but we can’t seem to help ourselves! There are a few other things to note about this episode. If, like me, you’ve been wondering when we’ll get young/new adult books that tackle abortion, Danielle has a title for you. We spend some time talking about the way politics is (or isn’t) reflected in our book. And we mention a bucketload of Australian authors writing amazing books.

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Danielle Binks — Literary agent, reader advocate, blogger, and writer: @danielle_binksInstagram;


  • BT | Amz | Aud — Begin End Begin (anthology)
  • Release date: July 2018 — Borderland by Graham Akhurst
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Blind Tiger by Rachel Vincent
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Valentine by Jodi McAlister
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Trust by Kylie Scott
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Summer Skin by Kirsty Eagar [ review ]
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Raw Blue by Kirsty Eagar
  • BT | Amz | Aud — The Year We Fell Down by Sarina Bowen (The Ivy Years, #1)
  • BT | Amz | Aud — The Hookup by Kristen Callihan (Game On, #1)
  • BT | Amz | Aud — The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta [ review ]
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil by Melina Marchetta
  • BT | Amz | Aud — The Hating Game by Sally Thorne [ review, podcast ]
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Passion by Lisa Valdez
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James [ reviews ]
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta [ review ]
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta (Lumatere Chronicles, #1)
  • BT | Amz | Aud — The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Aftercare Instructions by Bonnie Pipkin
  • BT | Amz | Aud — On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta [ review ]
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Her Best Friend by Sarah Mayberry [ review ]
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Her Best Worst Mistake by Sarah Mayberry
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Can’t Get Enough by Sarah Mayberry (her first published book)
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Satisfaction by Sarah Mayberry (Brothers Ink, #1)


Graham Akhurst, Clementine Ford, Sarah MacLean, Kristan Higgins, Charlie Hunnam, Lauren Duca


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