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Books On the Go Are All the Go: Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day with an Audiobook

August 28, 2019

It’s Father’s Day weekend, and what better way to celebrate Dad than to get him a book he can read on the go? Audiobooks are more popular than ever. According to Nielsen BookScan audiobooks are the fastest growing publishing format with 13% growth in 2018. In fact, sales have over doubled in just five years, and […] - Read more

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State-of-the-art Facilities: The New Marrickville Library and Pavilion

If you live in Sydney’s Inner West, then it’s time to celebrate because the new Marrickville Library and Pavilion is open. The new library building integrates contemporary design and technology with the original, conserved heritage elements of the main hospital building. It is uncompromising with regards to sustainability, with recycled elements wherever possible and clever design […] - Read more

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How do Lies Affect Trust in a Marriage? Q&A with The Day the Lies Began Author, Kylie Kaden

August 27, 2019

About the author Kylie Kaden was raised in Queensland and is the author of two previous novels: Losing Kate and Missing You. She holds an honours degree in Psychology and works as a freelance writer and columnist.  Her new book, The Day the Lies Began is a domestic noir-thriller that explores one of her favourite themes: why good people do bad things. […] - Read more


Crais is a Master of Action: Read an Extract from A Dangerous Man by Robert Crais

Start reading now Joe Pike is not a cop. He’d be the first to tell you that. But if you were being held captive, he’s the man the government would send to rescue you. He’s the man you’d want the government to send. Pike wasn’t looking for trouble that particular day. He was just minding his own business, […] - Read more


Perfect Amount of Mystery, Action and Romance: Read an Extract from The Boy with Blue Trousers by Carol Jones

Start reading now On the goldfields of 19th-century Australia, two very different girls are trying to escape their past.  Little Cat is an 18-year-old living in the Pearl River Delta in 1856 China. She is a strong, fierce character, a girl who does not fit the mould of the girl her family expects her to […] - Read more


A Haunting and Unputdownable Domestic Noir: Read an Extract from The Day the Lies Began by Kylie Kaden

Start reading now Two couples, four ironclad friendships, a small coastal town… the perfect ingredients for a haunting and unputdownable domestic noir. “It seemed simple at first – folding one lie over the next. She had become expert at feathering over the cracks to ensure her life appeared the same. But inside, it didn’t feel […] - Read more


A Powerful Q&A with Rachael Treasure, Author of White Horses

About the author: Rachael Treasure lives in Southern Tasmania with her two teenage children and partner, Daniel. Together they are restoring farming landscapes using regenerative agricultural methods. Her first novel, Jillaroo, blazed a trail in the Australian publishing industry for other rural women writers and is now considered an iconic work of contemporary Australian fiction. Rachael is […] - Read more


Beautifully Written and Delightful: Review of The Boy with Blue Trousers

On the goldfields of 19th-century Australia, two very different girls are trying to escape their past.  Little Cat is an 18-year-old living in the Pearl River Delta in 1856 China. She is a strong, fierce character, a girl who does not fit the mould of the girl her family expects her to be. She fights […] - Read more


Addictive, deadly and completely thrilling: Review of A Dangerous Man by Robert Crais

Joe Pike is not a cop. He’d be the first to tell you that. But if you were being held captive, he’s the man the government would send to rescue you. He’s the man you’d want the government to send. Pike wasn’t looking for trouble that particular day. He was just minding his own business, running errands […] - Read more