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Breaking Book News: Lee Child’s Jack Reacher Heading for TV

July 17, 2019

Exciting news for Jack Reacher fans: Amazon has won the rights in a major bidding war to develop a new television series based on Lee Child’s bestselling novels. Jack Reacher has already been on the big screen, with Tom Cruise in the title role, in two films that grossed over $400 million combined. The series […] - Read more


The Poster is a Perfect Opportunity to Highlight Some Great Reads: Meet Margaret from Yackandandah Library

Better Reading loves libraries! We recently heard about the Yackandandah Library and the prominent BR Top 100 display, and wanted to share more about the library with you. Yackandandah Library is part of Indigo Shire Libraries in the North East of Victoria and was opened in November 2014. The library has been taken to heart by […] - Read more


I Wanted to Explore One of my Favourite Topics: Q&A with Blood River Author, Tony Cavanaugh

About the author: Tony Cavanaugh is an Australian crime novelist, screenwriter and film and television producer. He has over thirty years’ experience in the film industry, has lectured at several prestigious universities and has been a regular guest on radio commenting on the film and television industry. His Darian Richards novels which include PROMISE, DEAD […] - Read more


One Hellova Read: Try an Extract from Devil’s Lair by Sarah Barrie

Start reading now Sarah Barrie’s, Devil’s Lair is a fantastic new Australian thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last page. The story opens in the Hunter Valley, NSW in 2017. We meet Callie and Dale, who appear to have the perfect marriage, and Paisley, Callie’s loyal best friend. The […] - Read more


Creepy and Completely Compulsive: Read a Review of Devil’s Lair by Sarah Barrie

July 16, 2019

Sarah Barrie’s, Devil’s Lair is a fantastic new Australian thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last page. The story opens in the Hunter Valley, NSW in 2017. We meet Callie and Dale, who appear to have the perfect marriage, and Paisley, Callie’s loyal best friend. The harmony […] - Read more


A Simple Guide to a Compassionate Life: Read a Review of Josephine Moon’s Buddhism for Meat Eaters

For many years women’s fiction author, Josephine Moon struggled with the question of eating meat, fervently wishing to live as a vegetarian yet requiring meat in her diet. From Moon’s philosophical, spiritual and physical battle with eating meat came, Buddhism for Meat Eaters. Open, honest and utterly without judgement, Buddhism for Meat Eaters encourages readers to be more […] - Read more


I Found it Both Cathartic and Uplifting: Q&A with After the End Author, Clare Mackintosh

July 15, 2019

About the author: With over 2 million copies of her books sold worldwide, number one bestseller Clare Mackintosh is the multi-award-winning author of I Let You Go, which was a Sunday Timesbestseller and the fastest-selling title by a new crime writer in 2015. It also won the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year in 2016. Both Clare’s […] - Read more


A Nail-biting Thriller: Read a Review of Karin Slaughter’s The Last Widow

Packed full of thrills, twists and turns, The Last Widow is a timely, compulsively readable novel that will stay with you long after you’ve turned the final page. It’s Sunday, 7 July 2019, and Michelle Spivey and her daughter, Ashley, are spending the afternoon at the mall. Michelle works a busy job as a scientist at Atlanta’s […] - Read more


Romantic, Clever and Thought-provoking: Review of Nailed It! by Mel Campbell and Anthony Morris

A sparkling, witty and heartfelt story about relationships, love, and one woman’s life-changing journey into the world of reality television. Rose is feeling frustrated. She finished her carpentry apprenticeship six months ago, and although she was thrilled to land a job with Old Steve, a veteran carpenter with an artisanal, old-fashioned approach, the work hasn’t […] - Read more