A book review podcast and blog, where two psychologists take a deep dive into your favourite books.
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Podcast episodes include book reviews, author interviews, and discussions about mental health in fiction.
Meet the hosts
We are Priscilla and Elise, two psychologists and book nerds who live in Melbourne, Australia.
Mental health resources
For more information about mental health issues discussed in our blog and podcast, and writing about mental health.
Latest blog posts and written reviews
S3E3. Queenie review
There are plenty of dates in this story, but Queenie is not about romance. Queen Jenkins navigates life after a long-term relationship break-up. The premise…Keep reading
Review: Managing big feelings in Philomella
A were-dragon? A talking tree? Saving a world she didn’t know existed? … Philomella’s having an unusual day. Mystery, humour and sparkling magic combine in this middle-grade fantasy-adventure…Keep reading
Interview: Elfy Scott on The One Thing We’ve Never Spoken About
If we don’t talk about complex mental health conditions, how can we expect things to change? Journalist, presenter, and producer Elfy Scott joins us to…Keep reading
We are two psychologists and book nerds. Our podcast and blog Novel Feelings is all about mental health and psychology in fiction: the good, the bad and the misinformed.