All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld is Winner 2014 Miles Franklin Award set between Australia and a remote English island where one woman’s past has to be faced

Longitude Special Anniversary Edition by Dava Sobel celebrates the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time

With an introduction by Neil Armstrong, the first man to land on the moon, this special …

Dead Point: Jack Irish Book 3 by Peter Temple winner Ned Kelly Award & Best Crime Novel 2000 delivers a clever funny exciting and exceedingly well written story

Tree Palace by Craig Sherborne is a warm witty story about rural life in Australia exploring love and family and the power plays inherent in human relationships

They tried Mansfield but it was freezing and snowed and people like them …

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Posted on January 30th, 2014 by in Award Winner, Fiction

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak is a heartwarming uplifting story about a period of transformation for humanity, when all would have seemed lost except for hope

Questions of Travel by Michelle de Kretser 2013 Miles Franklin Award winner is a dazzling, compassionate deeply moving novel by a rising star of literature

The Broken Shore by Peter Temple is a tie-in for a series about a detective at a turning point in his life to be screened on ABC 1 nationally 2nd February 2014

Mary Poppins: The Complete Collection by P L Travers is a compendium of all the books from the imagination of an author whose own nanny flew in on the east wind

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious is perhaps the best way to describe the …

Dear Life by Alice Munro

Posted on October 11th, 2013 by in Award Winner, Literature

Dear Life by Alice Munro has been awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize for literature for her collection of stories that reveal how strange an ordinary life can be

Author Alice Munro captures the essence of life in her brilliant new …

The Death of Bees by Lisa O’Donnell, a vibrantly imagined novel is the Winner of the Commonwealth Book Prize 2013, an enchanting comic tale of three lost souls

‘I’m Marnie. Too young to smoke, too young to drink, too young …

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