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

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

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