02 Sep

The Australian Bookshelf

“What Ortlepp does so well is bring the characters to life. She pulls apart their relationships until you’re left with exposed fears, entrenched defensive mechanisms and the everyday push and pull of relationships.”

02 Sep

Book’d Out

“Claiming Noah, from debut author Amanda Ortlepp, tugs on the heartstrings, exploring a modern day dilemma raised by fertility treatments which challenges society’s ideas of motherhood and family.”

02 Sep

Aussie Bookworm

“This book blew me away. It is such a realistic piece of literature that envelopes some of the most endearing characters I have ever read about.”

02 Sep

Michelle, Beauty and Lace

“Claiming Noah is a confronting book that is going to be hard reading for some. I found it to be touching and terrifying, heartbreaking and compassionate.”

02 Sep

The Blurb Magazine

“Complex and thought-provoking, Claiming Noah is one of those books that invites opinions and discussions.”

02 Sep

Styling You

“This Aussie offering will tug at your heartstrings as it considers the very sensitive issues of infertility, IVF and embryo donation.”

02 Sep

Culture Street

“Claiming Noah is a compelling novel from a new voice in fiction.”

02 Sep

Herald Sun

“A gripping, emotionally charged story of two sets of parents who could never imagine that their quest for a child could become such an ordeal.”