How to read: Jonathan Franzen

April 9, 2018 Recommendations 0 Comments

When an author is as well-known as Jonathan Franzen, it can be hard to know where to start. Scattered among his impressive body of work are literary award-winners, quirky non-fiction projects and personal memoirs - first impressions are important, so how do you pick the right one to start with? Lucky for you, we've put together a helpful guide to assist you in figuring out where to start with Jonathan Franzen - whose books are intelligent and readable, written with equal parts head and heart. READ MORE

Easter Long Weekend eBook Sale

March 28, 2018 Ebook Deals 0 Comments

Who needs to leave the comfort of the lounge or bed this long weekend? Not you! Get cosy, sit back and relax with an ebook. But hurry, these prices won't last long. We've handpicked some of the best across a wide variety of genres. READ MORE

Home to Australian Stories for 130 Years

This year we proudly celebrate 130 years of Australian publishing. Following on from our worldwide 200th anniversary last year, it is a timely reminder that our global strength is built on the local experience of each of our businesses. We are delighted to remember the contribution of so many great authors in our celebration of this milestone anniversary. READ MORE

Questioning what ‘Happily Ever After’ actually means

Happily Ever After?
March 21, 2018 Guest Post 0 Comments

  [caption id="attachment_6313" align="alignnone" width="800"] Words: Nicola Moriarty[/caption] Once upon a time, the endings of the bedtime stories I read as a child were fairly easy to predict. The beautiful princess was snapped up by the handsome prince and the two of them married and lived happily ever after. That was the classic fairy tale formula and it was what I expected in order to feel satisfied when I closed the final page of a book. READ MORE

Read an extract: The Implausible Story of Olive Far Far Away by Tonya Alexandra

March 19, 2018 Sample 1 Comment

‘Forget gypsy curses and invisibility. Forget stupid boys who are supposed to be my true love and then dump me. I've got one mission now – fun.' In the witty conclusion to The Impossible Story of Olive in Love, irrepressible Olive Banks takes on the curse that makes her invisible, in a roller coaster ride of love and laughs. In stores from March 19th, 2018! Click here to find out more. #loveozya READ MORE

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