Whether you plan to buy a title for a loved one this Christmas (books make the best presents!) or are just wanting to stock up on titles on your own wish list before the holiday season, you need to be aware of the Christmas posting dates for your favourite book retailers, they are fast approaching!
I am excited to announce that we now have our very own iTunes app! Thanks to our partnership with Boom you can download this application for free in the iTunes store. It provides another way to access and read full text versions of our website content – reviews, interviews and book giveaways – on your iPhone and iPad.
Just in time for those Christmas wish lists, Jo Nesbo, Gillian Flynn, Janet Evanovich, Stephen King, Mitch Albom and Kevin Costner(?) all have new books coming out in November, but titles from Isabel Allende and Umberto Eco are amongst the 10 book releases that have particularly caught my eye.
October tends to be a big month in the book business, publishers release their big name authors, and this year is no exception. Here are 10 book releases that have particularly caught my eye:
Have you got your tickets to the Queensland Poetry Festival? In 2015 QPF’s annual three-day festival will run at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts Friday 28 – Sunday 30 August. It is a highlight of Australia’s literary calendar & the most exciting poetry festival in the country.
October is often the month when publishers release their big name authors, and this year is no exception with new titles from the likes of David Mitchell, Geraldine Brooks, Anthony Marra and Gregory David Roberts already available for pre-order. But September is looking fantastic also — Jojo Moyes, Lee Child, Elizabeth Gilbert and Elena Ferrante all have new books coming out – […]
Here are my 5 tips for getting the most out of your writers festival experience. 1. Take time to explore the festival program, dig deep for hidden treasures These days electronic program listings typically allow you to search by author/speaker, keyword, date or even venue. But searching like this rarely takes you out of your […]
August 9th is National Book Lover’s Day (US) and to celebrate Casper, a mattress company who offers to read their customers bedtime stories, has asked us to share our favourites. So, I am a big bedtime reader. When you don’t need to get up early the next morning… … there is nothing better than getting lost in […]
If marketing budgets are anything to go by then the title that will continue Stieg Larsson’s bestselling Millennium Series long after his death, The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz, is set to be the the bestselling book of August 2015. [There are clearly divided opinions on a new author continuing the stories of Blomkvist and […]
Here are 7 titles being released in Australia in July 2015 that have caught my eye. Speak by Louisa Hall In a narrative that spans geography and time, from the Atlantic Ocean in the seventeenth century, to a correctional institute in Texas in the near future, and told from the perspectives of five very different characters… “… reads […]