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9 Epistolary Books for Everyone

Epistolary books come in many forms; a novel written in letters, a historical diary or a book made up of newspaper articles, emails and text messages! There are countless ways to write an epistolary books and each variation adds it's own individual flavor to a piece of writing. Think you've never read an epistolary book before? Think again! Some of the most popular books throughout history fit in this category - The Dairy of Anne Frank and Dracula, for example. And plenty of well known children's books are written in diary form, from the Diary of Wimpy Kid series to Diary of a Wombat! We've collected a few of our favourite epistolary books below making sure there's something for all ages and tastes! READ MORE

February New Releases

January 31, 2018 Recommendations 1 Comment

Typically, February is a month of romance. But, as book lovers we're romancing books from all genres this month. We have books about loving yourself and your family. Books for those that adore scandal and those that are infatuated with fantasy.  Stories that will have you going mad over adventure. Or even to have you clutching your heart in heartbreak. Fall in love with one of our new releases this month. READ MORE

You’ll be marking this international holiday in your calendar every year…

January 16, 2018 Recommendations 0 Comments

The 19th of January is International Popcorn Day! A day we’re more than happy to hop aboard. What better way to celebrate than with the age-old tradition of a movie night. But how often is it you walk out of a cinema comparing the film to the book?  We know, the book is always better. So don’t compromise! Opt for the bookish alternative of a movie night. Pick up a copy of one of these five bestselling film tie in’s and grab a bucket of that delicious salty and buttery snack we know you’re already salivating over. READ MORE

5 Books you might have missed in 2017

With such busy lives, it's hard to get to all the books we'd like to read in the year. There are hundreds of international and Australian new releases in our bookshops every month, books are made into films and TV shows and it just seems impossible to keep up with your growing TBR pile. We've collected some of the reading highlights from 2017 in the hopes that they inspire you to keep plugging away at that never-ending pile of books by the bed. Maybe we just need to accept that we'll never finish the pile? Maybe the pile will just continue to shift and change as we read our way through life. READ MORE

A Very Specific Gift Guide

Do you ever find that gift guides aren't specific enough? Those who are special to us rarely fall into the common categories on a gift guide - find them something completely suited to them and their unique interests with our with our very specific gift guide.  READ MORE

Guest Post: Tess Evans on the Power of Community Activism

In her new novel, The Ballad of Banjo Crossing, Tess Evans deals with what happens when a small town community is fractured by big business - when armchair critics become activists. Once a proud farming community, Banjo Crossing could become a mining town, their sweet water compromised, their fertile soil degraded, the food they produce, suspect. What are the ramifications when an issue like this has the power to divide even the most closely knit community? READ MORE

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