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New Year, New Reads: Books to look forward to in January

2019 is now in full swing, meaning an entire year of new and exciting books is ahead of us. There are some books by children’s authors we know and love, and also some exciting debut novels to explore. Here is a list of children’s titles to look forward to in January this year. The Fork, […]

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New Year, New Reads: The Most Anticipated Books of 2019

The new year is a great time for book lovers – many of us are busy making reading resolutions, re-organising our to-be-read piles, and keenly waiting to see what exciting new books the year will bring. We’ve taken a sneak -peek at what the book world has to offer in 2019 – and we are […]

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What a Year It Was! Your Favourite 2018 Reads

What a year it was for wonderful books! We have seen some incredible titles emerge from both debut and well-known authors who delivered some unforgettable reading experiences. We asked you, dear readers, which books stood out for you in 2018, and the crowd has spoken! Here, we reveal your 2018 reading highlights: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely […]

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Kids Books You Loved in 2018

Looking back on 2018 it’s been an amazing year, full of wonderful reads for kids and young adults. Before we start looking to the future, we thought you might enjoy a round-up of the highlights. We were blessed in 2018 to have new books from some stand-out authors, such as His Name Was Walter by Emily […]

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Funny, Fiery, Female Fiction: Pip Drysdale on her Top Summer Reads

You by Caroline Kepnes One of my favourite books – funny, edgy, full of pop culture references, and from the perspective of the bad guy. I loved it. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov This book that made me want to write novels. It’s poetic, hilarious, beautiful and poignant; a love-letter to words. Something in the Water […]

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Wait until you see what Better Reading has done this weekend…

If you happen to pick up a copy of Good Weekend magazine today, you’ll notice a familiar, purple logo – Better Reading have paired with Good Weekend to deliver the ultimate list of this year’s reading highlights: ‘8 Books You’d Better Read.’ There’s something for everyone – books to delight, to thrill, to make you […]

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Holiday Reads For Teens

If you’re looking for some holiday reading ideas for a teen in your life, then look no further. We’ve put together a list of fantasy titles that will not only have them riveted but desperately waiting for the next instalment. The great thing is that most of these are part of a series or trilogy […]

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Deck The Halls With Books: Bestselling books from the past ten years

With Christmas fast approaching, everyone is scrambling to find the perfect presents for their loved ones. The holidays are a great time to gift family and friends with a book, whether it’s one to relax with, excite, inspire –  or thrill. But choosing the right book can be tricky. Thanks to Better Reading’s access to […]

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Newsbreak: PM Awards Announced

Winners of the 2018 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards were announced today by Prime Minister, Scott Morrison and Minister for the Arts, Mitch Fifield at a ceremony at Parliament House. Awarded across six categories, winners received one of the country’s most prestigious literary awards, sharing a generous prize of $600,000. Now in their 11th year, The […]

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