What’s happening in OzLit 2024? Here are some of the highlights; these books will be published in the first half of the year.
Sidelines by Karen Viggers (Allen & Unwin, January)
A brawl erupts at a suburban junior soccer game. Rivalry, parental pressure, coaching bias, inequity and many other factors have played a part in turning Saturday mornings into a pressure cooker. When a naturally gifted player arrives, the tension within the team reaches boiling point. But who is going to crack first, the parents or the players?