It seems June is the month for much anticipated second novels, with authors Alexis M Smith, Jessie Burton and Zane Lovitt releasing new titles. This month also features high page counts, the retelling of a Shakespearean favourite, psychological thrillers including a new nordic trilogy and literary debuts garnering high praise pre-release. Here are the 9 fiction […]
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There is an eclectic set of titles scheduled for release in May – from quirky short story collections (Helen Phillips, Mark Haddon), long-awaited new novels from authors we love (Daniel O’Malley, Toni Jordan), translated historical fiction, and debut literary titles set to make new authors big names in the industry. Here are the 9 fiction titles that […]
Before we look at Ten Books Every Feisty Female Should Read, I think it’s worth taking a moment to consider the word ‘feisty’. Personally, I have always taken the descriptor ‘feisty’ as a compliment, and so have been quite perturbed hearing it used in a disparaging context more and more lately. As a late 70s baby and young […]
Looking for something different to do this Friday night? Why not attend a local author’s book launch. We spoke to Brisbane author Patrick Holland about his latest novel One, ‘a work of the imagination based on real events’… real events that occurred in Western Queensland where the author spent his formative years.
Years ago, like many readers out there, I had assumed audiobooks weren’t for me. But one day I decided to try one (it couldn’t be easier with Audible’s ‘First Title Free’ 30 Day Trial Program) and I was hooked. At that time they made my long daily commute infinitely more interesting, and now that I […]
A couple of big name authors releasing new books in April including the likes of Joanne Harris and Chris Cleave, plus several debut titles getting lots of pre-release buzz spanning the literary, historical fiction and science-fiction genres. As always there is no shortage of great books to choose from, but sadly never enough time in […]
I love browsing the upcoming book releases, and this month it has been particularly difficult to not go too crazy adding to my reading wishlist. There is certainly no shortage of great books to read, with lots of buzz around a few enticing historical fiction novels, some quirky literary debuts and a couple of unusual sounding thrillers. Here […]
Here is a little quiz I’ve put together to test your ‘booklover’ status. Literary quotes and the books they come from – how many can you match? Images courtesy of Master Isolated Images at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Lots of great book releases to look forward to in 2016 – intriguing debuts, follow-ups from the breakout authors of 2015 and new titles from long time favourites. But rather than overwhelming our reading wish lists too soon, let’s just consider what is in store for us in January and February 2016. Here are 10 book releases […]