Coping with grief is different for everyone but we believe in the cathartic powers of reading and writing. Here are a few books to help you on your way to healing. READ MORE
Categories for Literary Fiction
My Absolute Darling: Like no girl you’ve read before
In recent years it’s fair to say there have been quite a few novels about girls: girls with tattoos, girls on trains, girls in red coats, girls before, girls online, gone girls and of course the girls. But I can say with absolute confidence that you’ll have never met a girl like Turtle - the fourteen-year-old heroine of Gabriel Tallent’s astonishing debut novel. READ MORE
The HarperCollins Australia Book Club is here!
Join the HarperCollins Australia Book Club! Here at HarperCollins Australia, we're not just a company who make, market and sell books, we're first and foremost huge book nerds! We're constantly stopping each other in the hallways to recommend a book, dropping by each others desks to lend one and even though we're surrounded by books all day everyday, we still can't help ourselves when we're let loose in a bookshop! That's why we started the HarperCollins Australia Book Club to make time for getting together and talking about some of the best books on our list! READ MORE
10 Quotes that will make you want to read the whole book
We love an excellent quote, don't you? Do you ever have that moment when you're reading and you just have to stop and appreciate the beauty, poignancy or hilarity of the words you've just read? Sometimes you have to read them aloud to the person nearest to you, and some quotes, you will always remember no matter how long it's been since you read it. Well, if you have done one or all of the above, you're going to love these quotes we've collected from some of our favourite books, authors and characters! READ MORE
Portal Fiction: words that open doors
Eliza Henry-Jones on being a young author
A Day in the life with Eliza Henry-Jones
Not only is Eliza Henry-Jones the very talented author of the infinitely beautiful novels, In The Quiet (2015), Ache (2017), and P is for Pearl (just released), but she also has qualifications in English, psychology and grief, loss and trauma counselling. She has completed an honours in creative writing - exploring bushfire trauma - and works in community services. Oh, and did we mention that she's only 27! We might hold it against her if she wasn't so darn delightful! READ MORE
Revisiting Our First Nation Stories
We're shining a spotlight on the stories of our Nation's people and of the land we all share. From traditional stories and memoirs to untold tales and political manifestos, this fascinating collection of books are sure to delight Australian readers. READ MORE
Gifts for your book-obsessed mum!
What book should you read with your favourite cup of tea?
For us, every day is an excuse to celebrate tea. Whether you're a straight-laced English Breakfast type, or a chilled out chai-fancier, we've got a book recommendation for you to enjoy alongside that steaming cup of goodness. Track down your favourite brew, find an excellent read too! READ MORE