Is your mum always on the hunt for the next perfect read? Give her a story she’ll love this Mother’s Day… and then leave her alone so she can read it in peace!
After is the story of Elayn Gemmell – and the often difficult, prickly relationship between mothers and daughters, and how that changes over time. As anguished as it truthful, as powerful as it is profound, After is about life, death, elderly parents, mothers and daughters, hurt and healing, and about how little, sometimes, we know the ones we love the most.
Every orphan comes with a story. Every journalist has a story that stays with them. And everyone has the power to make a difference. From rural Queensland to rural China, China Baby Love is the story of moving mountains, one shovel at a time.
When some teenage cyberbullying ends in tragedy, who is to blame? Two families must grapple with the fallout.
‘This is domestic noir at its most intelligent and sharp’ — Sydney Morning Herald
In this frank and funny ‘femoir’ – part memoir, part manifesto – Tracey ‘sheconstructs’ the structural barriers facing women in the workplace and encourages us all to shake off the shackles of the good girl.
By bestselling biographer Grantlee Kieza, Mrs Kelly is the astonishing story of one of Australia’s most notorious women and her wild family, but it’s also the story of the making of Australia, from struggling colony and backwater to modern nation.
‘The River Sings packs an emotional punch … each page will grip you by the heart and drag you in. A lyrical work of great mastery, from a beautiful storyteller who knows just what words to use and when, The River Sings will call to you long after you turn the final page, just as the river does to Eglantine.’ — Better Reading
Compelling, thrilling and ambitious, Storyland is our story, the story of Australia. ‘The land is a book waiting to be read’ as one of the characters says – and this novel tells us an unforgettable and unputdownable story of our history, our present and our future.
Women don’t have to fall into a stereotype.
The Cows is a powerful novel about three women. In all the noise of modern life, each needs to find their own voice.
A gold-digger wife, a demented patriarch, a daughter in the grip of first love … Who has lied? Who will survive? And who, amidst all the horror and betrayal, is the lucky one? The gripping new psychological thriller from the author of the bestselling The One Who Got Away.
Perfume blogger Polly is in crisis. Will her husband’s absence break her … or make her? A novel of perfumes, exploring life, love, loss and forgiveness – Maggie Alderson’s new bestseller.
Inspired by true events, this is the story of how society’s ‘lovely ladies’ won a war. But is Miss Lily heroine or traitor? And who, exactly, is she?
Posted on May 12, 2017 by Andrea
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