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How to read: Jonathan Franzen

April 9, 2018 Recommendations 0 Comments

When an author is as well-known as Jonathan Franzen, it can be hard to know where to start. Scattered among his impressive body of work are literary award-winners, quirky non-fiction projects and personal memoirs - first impressions are important, so how do you pick the right one to start with? Lucky for you, we've put together a helpful guide to assist you in figuring out where to start with Jonathan Franzen - whose books are intelligent and readable, written with equal parts head and heart. READ MORE

Australian Stories for Dad

Our home grown Australian stories tend to stick close to our hearts. Whether they be stories of sporting achievements or stories that embody our larrikin spirit (or anything in between) there's a sense of homeliness seeing an Aussie author's tale be put to page. For the patriotic dad, or the sporty dad, or the history buff dad, or even the dad who tells grade A dad jokes, we have an Australian story for him this Father's Day!   READ MORE

Are you genre-curious?

July 27, 2017 Recommendations 0 Comments

Have you ever been genre-curious? If you've ever been stuck in a reading rut, you'll know how hard it can be to find a new book that really has you turning the pages - try switching up the genre! We can get so caught up in what we know we like, that we forget to expand our reading horizons. Sometimes all you need is a completely different book recommendation to get you hooked on a whole new world of reading. Check out our suggestions if you're in the mood to mix things up! READ MORE

14 Children’s Books for Dog Lovers

It is true that a dog is a man or woman's best friend, but it's especially true for children too, and so for all the dog lovers out there, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite children's books starring our furry friends. From gorgeous picture books, photographic books with the ‘aww factor’ and real life, heroic pooch stories – we’ve got them all. Chances are very high you'll receive a request to adopt a puppy should any of the below books be opened. WARNING: Cuteness levels are through the roof. READ MORE

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