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Book of the Week

May 19, 2015

Patrick Gale cements his position as one of the great storytellers with A Place Called Winter.  Deftly weaving tenderness, love, loss, passion and human struggle into an unforgettable and irresistible story, this is one of those books you never want to end – it leaves you calling for more. With his mother dead and practically […] - Read more


Literary Road Trip: 3 Bestselling Authors Tour Regional NSW

Calling all passionate readers and book lovers who live in regional New South Wales! Three of Australia’s popular authors are coming to a town near you… The Australian Voices in Print Tour will travel through regional NSW, reaching 11 towns from Bathurst to Lismore from 24 May to 5 June. The tour features three great Australian storytellers, […] - Read more


Freebie Fridays!

May 15, 2015

Look out for our regular competitions every Friday on the Better Reading Facebook page for a chance to win free books or movie tickets. This Friday, we’re giving six readers the chance to win a copy of the irresistible cookbook Taking You Home from ‘My Kitchen Rules’ finalists and identical twins, Helena and Vikki Moursellas. The twins […] - Read more

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Book of the Week

May 12, 2015

The Little Paris Bookshop is a delightfully told tale, the sort of story that had us laughing and crying from one sentence to the next. It’s a book lover’s book and also a food lover’s book, alternately offering wise nuggets of reading advice and sensual descriptions of food and love… - Read more


Mother’s Day Pick

May 8, 2015

The Soldier’s Wife is a beautifully told story of love and loss and the profound and terrible impact of war. It’s deeply insightful into the lives of the women left behind in Sydney and how they coped while their men fought on the other side of the world… - Read more


Better Reading now on TV!

February 13, 2015

“I feel privileged to be representing the industry and I am excited about working with the Mornings team to grow a dedicated book recommendation destination. At Better Reading, we are constantly asked for book recommendations, and the book segment is a natural extension of that.”   See Cheryl’s Book Review on Mornings: Episode #1 – […] - Read more


Season’s Greetings

December 3, 2014

It’s been a big year with many obstacles and challenges. But we’ve managed, with the help of my wonderful team and the support of others, to launch Better Reading, a site I’m very proud of. I’d like to thank all our supporters and users, and wish you a wonderful and safe Christmas and New Year. […] - Read more


Welcome to Better Reading

November 2, 2014

People are always telling me how hard it is to find the right book. With so many new releases every month, making a choice can be overwhelming. No one has time to read everything – or the money – so when you do pick up a book, you want to know it’s the right one. And that […] - Read more