Month: September 2018

Time to relax: A selection of long weekend reads

Girl reading a book in bed

The October long weekend is right around the corner and we can't wait to get stuck into some great books! Because we adore books as much as you do, we've put together a selection of superb samplers. A psychological thriller; the guide to life from Instagram star Celeste Barber; a page-turner for literary buffs; uplit for Rachael Johns fans; and the story of a little black cat who changed one woman's life. There really is something for everyone! READ MORE

Get to know: The Girl on the Page by John Purcell

girl on the page
September 18, 2018 Recommendations 0 Comments

From ultimate industry insider, John Purcell, comes that rare thing, a literary page-turner, a witty, razor-sharp novel that cuts to the core of what it means to balance ambition and integrity. Set in in the world of publishing in contemporary London, with lashings of sex, glamour, bad behaviour – not to mention so many wicked publishing insider references – The Girl on the Page is a muscular, juicy and provocative novel, with an ending that genuinely shocked and deeply moved me. READ MORE

So you want to be a beekeeper?

Beekeeper

Beekeeping is a satisfying and practical contribution to the environment. With so many ways to get involved, it’s no wonder people are becoming enthused. Sometimes circumstances provide the bees and you simply have to dive in. If possible, however, take time to research beekeeping methods and learn the basics before investing in a beehive, tools and gear. You’ll want to consider which bees to choose, where the bees will be located, health and safety, your legal requirements, how much time you have, and what it means to be a responsible beekeeper. READ MORE

Your chance to WIN the ultimate Veronica Roth prize pack!

Veronica Roth Australia tour event

  Veronica Roth is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, Four: A Divergent Collection, Carve the Mark, and The Fates Divide.     Veronica will visit Australia for the first time to celebrate the release of her newest book, The Fates Divide. She will be on tour in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney this September. Find out more about her first-ever Australian tour HERE.    HarperCollins, along with NewsCorp, are giving readers the opportunity to win the ultimate Veronica Roth prize pack. The pack includes a double pass to see Veronica Roth LIVE & a library of Roth's books!       This competition has ended. Winners have been notified via email. AU residents only, subject to Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy.  

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