My Absolute Darling

How the Wilderness saves Turtle Alveston

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. Turtle Alveston grows up in a decrepit house on the coast of Northern California in thrall to her father Martin, a reclusive autodidact and survivalist who is determined at all costs to keep his daughter close. 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

If You Like, You’ll Love: Book Recommendations

November 11, 2017 Recommendations 0 Comments

Have you ever had that moment when you finish an AMAZING book, and have no idea what to read next? You feel like you'll never find a book that's this amazing ever again but never fear, book-loving friends, we have some amazing book recommendations for you based on some of the biggest books in the past few years! READ MORE

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

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