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My Neighbours Haven’t Read it Yet: Louise Candlish Answers Questions About her New Thriller, Those People

July 4, 2019

About the author: Louise Candlish is the bestselling author of twelve novels. Her thriller Our House was a number one bestseller in paperback, ebook and audiobook and is shortlisted for a 2019 British Book Award – Crime & Thriller Book of the Year. It has been optioned for TV by Death in Paradise producers Red Planet Pictures, and was picked as a […] - Read more


A Suspenseful, Compulsively Readable Thriller: Read an Extract of Those People by Louise Candlish

Start reading now Lowland Way is a suburban paradise. Located in a respectable suburb eight miles out of central London, it’s a leafy, quiet street with beautiful homes, friendly neighbours and lovely parks nearby. Naomi Morgan, local powerhouse and mother of two, even introduced a special initiative to get the local children outdoors more. Each […] - Read more


Breaking Book News: 2019 Miles Franklin Literary Award Shortlist Announced

July 3, 2019

A two-time winner and three first-time nominees are among the authors shortlisted for the 2019 Miles Franklin Literary Award. The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, alongside award trustee Perpetual, announced six authors – three men and three women – on a shortlist that includes stories that explore the search for identity, trust, love and redemption, and […] - Read more


Heartbreaking, Beautiful, Brilliant: Review of After the End by Clare Mackintosh

After the End is a devastating, beautifully written novel about an impossible choice. Clare Mackintosh is known for thrillers. This is very different territory. It’s heartbreaking territory, but absolutely worth it. Max and Pip are the strongest couple you know. They’re best friends, lovers—unshakable. But then their son is diagnosed with a brain tumour and […] - Read more


Better Reading Preview: Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

Our next Preview title is Tidelands by Philippa Gregory! To register your interest in being a Preview reviewer for this title, just fill out the form below. Please only enter once, and please note we have 50 copies of this book to give away: Better Reading Preview: An exclusive chance to read and review free books […] - Read more


Meet Suzie Bull from Farrell’s Bookshop: ABA Bookseller of the Year

Farrell’s Bookshop has been servicing Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula for the past 41 years. It was founded in 1978 by Roy and Liz Farrell, and then ownership was passed on to Ian and Meredith Horton in 1998. It is a proud independent bookshop, with a broad collection of books for adults and children, across a wide […] - Read more

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Fun, Heartfelt, Brilliantly Bookish: Review of While You Were Reading by Ali Berg & Michelle Kalus

July 2, 2019

Words are messy. Love is messier. While You Were Reading is a funny, sharp, modern new romance, perfect for booklovers everywhere. While You Were Reading opens with one of the most awkward, squirm inducing scenes I’ve read for a long time – and I mean that in a good way. The book grabbed me right from […] - Read more


Dark, Gripping, Perfectly Paced: Review of Those People by Louise Candlish

Lowland Way is a suburban paradise. Located in a respectable suburb eight miles out of central London, it’s a leafy, quiet street with beautiful homes, friendly neighbours and lovely parks nearby. Naomi Morgan, local powerhouse and mother of two, even introduced a special initiative to get the local children outdoors more. Each weekend, Lowland Way […] - Read more


Entertain, Delight and Tug at the Heartstrings: Q&A with Messy, Wonderful Us Author Catherine Isaac

June 28, 2019

About the author: Catherine Isaac was born in 1974 in Liverpool, England. She studied History at the University of Liverpool, before completing a postgraduate diploma in Journalism at Glasgow Caledonian University. She began her career as graduate trainee at the Liverpool Echo. At 27, she was appointed Editor of the Liverpool Daily Post and held the position for five […] - Read more