The Harper Effect, by Sunshine Coast based author Taryn Bashford, is a coming-of-age novel and tennis romance. The author is passionate about teenage girls seeing themselves in a wide range of representations in fiction, and she uses sport as her example. In the novel, Harper grows into a successful and strong sportswoman, and shows readers, especially girls, that through dreaming big, working hard, and believing in yourself, you can achieve anything.
Meet Taryn Bashford at our #RLa(Sporty)G International Women’s Day Breakfast on March 8th.
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