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“Hi, I’m Alison Stewart. I’m reading from my YA book, Days Like This, published by Penguin Australia.

“Lily stepped towards the front door. No-one used it anymore. She put the palms of her hands against it. Once upon a time, they had used this front door. It was bizarre to think that once, you could smell the beginning and end of the seasons. Now, change never came. The air inside was constantly cool and the humidity controlled. Despite the heat outside, the door’s lock was cold. Lily tightened her grip on it and turned it slightly. It moved easily as if people turned it regularly, and life was a continuous stream from this world to the next.

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