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Scandalous secrets, a bloodletting bookseller and murderous bushrangers? Sounds like just another issue of Good Reading. Find out about Christine Wells's new genre-defying novel The Wife's Tale, read reviews, interviews and so much more!

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Win one of five copies of The Bricks that Built the Houses by Kate Tempest, rrp $27.99 each! It gets into your bones. You don't even realis

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A New Australian Novelist is Launched with the #VogelsAward - 28-Apr-2016

The Australian/Vogel's Literary Award awards $20,000 to a writer under the age of 35 of an unpublished manuscript. The winning author scores a deal with Allen Unwin, and in the past the award has launched the illustrious careers of Kate Grenville and Tim Winton.

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Miles Franklin Longlist - 06-Apr-2016

Judges of the Miles Franklin Award say that the exploration of grief and loss is a recurring theme in the best offerings from Australia's literary scene this year. Check out the longlist below and head to our blog to read reviews of some of the nominated titles.

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Indie Book Award Announced - 24-Mar-2016

Last night in Sydney, Australian Independent Booksellers, announced The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood as their favourite Australian book from last year and the winner of The Indie Book Awards 2016 Book of the Year. The individual category winners in Fiction, Debut Fiction, Non-Fiction, Childrens and Young Adult were also announced.

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Stella Prize Shortlist Announced - 10-Mar-2016

The six books making it through to the final round of The Stella Prize are: Six Bedrooms by Tegan Bennett Daylight Hope Farm by Peggy Frew A Few Days in the Country by Elizabeth Harrower The World Without Us by Mireille Juc…

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Buy this book for whatever price you want and change the world! - 29-Feb-2016

An organisation aimed at ending poverty, Thankyou, have release a motivational book to raise money for their innovations to being an end to women dying in childbirth. The co-founder of the company will be packing the sold books himself until they reach their first goal of 1.

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Aurealis Award Shortlist - 17-Feb-2016

The Aurealis Award shortlists have been announced, honouring science fiction, fantasy and specualtive works by Australian authors. Shaun Tan makes an appearance for his latest work 'The Singing Bones' and YA favourite 'Illuminae' is up for the win in a few different categories.

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Stella Prize 2015 Kicks Off with Longlist Announcement - 10-Feb-2016

Some of our favourite Aussie female writers - Charlottle Wood, Stephanie Bishop Peggy Frew to name a few - are featured on this year's Stella Prize longlist. Head to our blog to check out the full list, and to find reviews of th…

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Leigh Hobbs new Australian Children's Laureate - 08-Feb-2016

Childrens author and illustrator Leigh Hobbs has been chosen at the Australian Childrens Laureate for 2016-17. The creator of more than 20 books, including Old Tom, Mr Chicken Goes to Paris and Horrible Harriet, will be presented with the laureates Magpie Award at a ceremony at the State Library of Victoria on 12 February.

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Read an extract of 'Standing Strong' - 28-Jan-2016

Fiona McCallum battled through nine years of rejection to become the number-two bestselling rural fiction writer in Australia. One of her early books that really boosted her success was 'Wattle Creek', the story of Jacqueline, a city girl who moves to the bush, and Damien, a troubled farmer.

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Who's the Strongest Heroine of 2015? - 18-Jan-2016

The Australian Romance Readers have announced their huge list of finalists for their yearly awards in a number of categories including 'Favourite Paranormal Romance', 'Favourite Cover' and 'Strongest Heroine'. Some of our gr favourites, Rachael Johns and Anne Gracie, are up for 'Favourite Australian Romance Author of 2015'! For the full list head here.

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