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Rich Historical Fiction: Read an extract from The Woman in the Green Dress by Tea Cooper

December 19, 2018

Start Reading Now Green, the colour of jealousy, of pure envy and bitter desire. Green, the colour that can be seen shimmering on the surface of a gleaming, iridescent opal. Green, the colour of poison, of deceit and betrayal. And green, the colour of a mysterious woman’s dress… The Woman in the Green Dress by […] - Read more


Better Reading Preview: The Rosie Result

Our next Preview title is The Rosie Result by Graeme Simsion! To register your interest in being a Preview reviewer for this title, just fill out the form below. Please only enter once. Update: We have been having some technical difficulties with this webpage, so you can now register at this link! –> https://goo.gl/forms/AcHWdJp6eGPg9YbI3 Better Reading Preview: […] - Read more


For history and mystery fans: Why The Woman in the Green Dress is a wonderful Christmas gift

December 18, 2018

Choosing which books to buy as gifts at Christmas can be tricky and with the silly season well underway, we’re here to recommend some great books for the special people in your life. Next, we’re recommending The Woman in the Green Dress. In Tea Cooper’s latest novel, a woman’s inheritance leads to the discovery of a […] - Read more


Great News To End The Year…

We finish 2018 on a high with a big announcement about a legendary Australian author and the single most valuable literary award in the country. Shortlists announced for 2019 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards The shortlists for the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Literary awards have been announced. The shortlist consists of six categories – fiction, nonfiction, poetry, […] - Read more


For thrill seekers and mystery lovers: Why The Nowhere Child is the perfect Christmas gift

Choosing which books to buy as gifts at Christmas can be tricky and with the silly season well underway, we’re here to recommend some great books for the special people in your life. Next, we’re recommending The Nowhere Child. On a break between teaching photography classes in Melbourne, Kim Leamy is approached by a stranger […] - Read more


For boomers and book cover aficionados: Why Shell is a fantastic Christmas gift

Choosing which books to buy as gifts at Christmas can be tricky and with the silly season well underway, we’re here to recommend some great books for the special people in your life. Our latest recommendation is Shell. Kristina Olsson’s Shell is a hauntingly beautiful story that captures a defining moment in Australia’s history. Set […] - Read more


For partygoers and aspiring authors: Why The Girl on the Page is the perfect Christmas gift

Choosing which books to buy as gifts at Christmas can be tricky and with the silly season well underway, we’re here to recommend some great books for the special people in your life. Next up on our list is The Girl on the Page… Two women, two great betrayals, one path to redemption. The Girl […] - Read more


For life-lit lovers: Why Lost Without You is a fantastic Christmas gift

December 17, 2018

Choosing which books to buy as gifts at Christmas can be tricky and with the silly season well underway, we’re here to recommend some great books for the special people in your life. Our next recommendation, Rachael Johns’s Lost Without You… Heart-warming and compassionate, Lost Without You is a story of four women, one dress, and […] - Read more


For big thinkers and soul searchers: Why The Children’s House is the perfect Christmas gift

Choosing which books to buy as gifts at Christmas can be tricky and with the silly season well underway, we’re here to recommend some great books for the special people in your life. Our next recommendation is The Children’s House. Alice Nelson’s The Children’s House is an ode to the idea of families in all their […] - Read more