Rosie Waterland

7 Buddy Reads About Friendship!

April 19, 2018 Recommendations 0 Comments

Here at HarperCollins, we've been celebrating a month of friendship in honour of one of our very favourite fictional characters, Eleanor Oliphant. We've assigned staff with 'buddies' to perform anonymous, random acts of kindness for each other - it could be taking care of a random work task for someone or buying a them a morning coffee - simple things that brighten up their day! 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

2017 Award Winners

December 21, 2017 Announcements 0 Comments

A fantastic way to discover some fresh and upcoming authors is through literary awards. You know you're in for a good time when there's been plenty of commotion and chatter about a particular book. So, like a pair of overly proud, snap-happy parents at a graduation ceremony we're going to sing from the hilltops about our super talented 2017 award winning authors. Drumroll please... READ MORE

August Book Club Reads

August 10, 2017 Book Club 0 Comments

Struggling to find a discussion worthy read for your book club? We've put together a list of the perfect accompaniments for that cheese platter and bottle of red you have gearing to go. All book clubs are different so depending on what tickles your fancy have a gander at the list below. READ MORE

Pairings: Cheese and Books

We all know that cheese and wine are a match made in heaven, but did you ever think of adding books into the equation? We can't think of anything better than a chilly evening by the fire with a healthy selection of cheeses, some excellent wine and a stunning read... But what to read? We've pulled together a list of complementary pairings to help you find the right read for you! READ MORE

Books to get you through a difficult Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is generally seen as a day of joy, a lovely opportunity to celebrate Mothers everywhere, to show appreciation for all the big and small things they do for their families, everyday. For a lot of people, though, Mother's Day can be a painful reminder of someone they have lost, never knew or a difficult childhood. We've curated this selection of stories that deal with the painful side of being a mother, being mothered or just losing someone you care deeply about. Because sometimes reading and storytelling are the greatest healers. READ MORE

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