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A Love Written in the Stars: Minnie Darke on her latest novel, Star-crossed

March 15, 2019

About the author: Minnie Darke – Gemini with Virgo Rising, Scrabble cutthroat and knitter, lover of books, freshly sharpened pencils and Russian Caravan tea – divides her time between her kitchen table and a rather cute writing studio in the backyard of her home in Hobart, Tasmania. Buy a copy of Star-crossed here Read our full review […] - Read more


Hilarious, Honest, and Inspiring: Read an extract from Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga by Todd Alexander

Start Reading Now  If you’re a city-slicker working 9 to 5 and feeling the grind of life in the Big Smoke, chances are you’ve dreamed of greener pastures, of skipping town and moving to the country to live a life of simplicity, surrounded by nature’s bounty. For many of us this dream remains just that – a […] - Read more


Inspired By Nature: Q&A with Trevor Shearston on his novel Hare’s Fur

About the author: Trevor Shearston is the author of Something in the Blood, Sticks That Kill, White Lies, Concertinas, A Straight Young Back, Tinder, and Dead Birds. His novel Game, about the bushranger Ben Hall, was short-listed for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, Christina Stead Prize for Fiction 2014, long-listed for the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2014, and short-listed for the Colin […] - Read more


Lie to Me: 2019 Sydney Writers’ Festival Program Revealed

The program for the 2019 Sydney Writers’ Festival has been announced. Running from Monday the 29th of April to Sunday the 5th of May, the festival will feature 55 international and 360 Australian writers, academics and public figures. Discussions and events, taking place across Carriageworks, Town Hall, City Recital Hall and venues across greater Sydney, will […] - Read more


An Incredible Book Shop

March 14, 2019

We love books, and we love people who love books – but do you know what we love even more? Hard-working volunteers who are committed to providing their community with access to affordable books, all in the name of charity. Mulga Road Books is a sweet little not-for-profit book store located in Oatley, a southern […] - Read more


The Spark of Inspiration: Read a Q&A with Kelly Rimmer about her new novel, The Things We Cannot Say

March 13, 2019

About the author:  Kelly Rimmer has sold over 600,000 digital copies of her previous four novels: Me Without You, The Secret Daughter, When I Lost You, and A Mother’s Confession. Before I Let You Go was Kelly’s first novel with Hachette Australia and was a Top 10 bestseller. Kelly lives in rural NSW with her […] - Read more


Giveaway: Win one of three signed copies of Hare’s Fur by Trevor Shearston

We have three signed copies of Trevor Shearston’s luminous, moving new novel, Hare’s Fur to give away! Find out more about Hare’s Fur here, and to enter this giveaway, just fill in the form below. This giveaway closes at 9pm AEDT on Friday 15 March, and T&Cs can be found here. Best of luck to all […] - Read more


A Compelling Tale: Read an extract from Stone Country by Nicole Alexander

Start Reading Now South Australia, 1919. Ross Grant has always felt like an outsider. The black sheep of his wealthy Scottish family, he is an explorer by nature, and dreams of a different life on Waybell, the family’s remote cattle station in the Northern Territory. A life where he calls the shots, no longer constrained […] - Read more


Sweeping Outback Historical: Review of Stone Country by Nicole Alexander

March 12, 2019

South Australia, 1919. Ross Grant has always felt like an outsider. The black sheep of his wealthy Scottish family, he is an explorer by nature, and dreams of a different life on Waybell, the family’s remote cattle station in the Northern Territory. A life where he calls the shots, no longer constrained by the expectations […] - Read more