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What you should read next based on your fave Netflix shows

Done binging the latest TV sensation? Pick up a book and keep the good times rolling. 

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Staff picks of 2020

It's been a bumper year for books, read on to hear about some of our favourites.

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Great environmental books for children

Including fun craft projects, incredible facts and stories of real children changing the world!

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Australia’s top 12 kids books for Christmas 2020

Twelve predictions of Christmas-time bestsellers for preschoolers, juniors and teens.

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A Promised Land: key events

From inauguration through to Operation Neptune’s Spear, take a look at the milestones covered in Barack Obama's riveting memoir.

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Themes from A Promised Land

From the influence of family to his political rise and the world events that shaped his presidency, Barack Obama covers enormous ground in his Presidential Memoirs, Volume 1: A Promised Land. Here we break down some of the key themes and turning points.

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Managing anxiety as a brand new mum

Anxious Mums author Dr Jodi Richardson offers suggestions for taking care of your mental health in the early days of motherhood.

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A greater purpose

In Bachar Houli​: Faith, Football and Family, AFL star Bachar Houli reveals how little by little he found his voice as an advocate for inclusion, understanding and tolerance.  

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Too good to be true

In Cheat, Titus O’Reily offers a handy how-to guide for the professional athlete in your family.

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Gifting suggestions from our authors

Make this year the year you get your Christmas list ticked off early with a little help from your favourite authors.

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The Freedom Circus photo album

Sue Smethurst on five of the remarkable images she discovered while researching the story of her grandmother-in-law.

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The appeal of crab apples

At Paul Bangay’s beloved Stonefields, spring is a time of floral aroma.

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Flabbergasting fungi facts

As Merlin Sheldrake reveals in Entangled Life, there’s a lot more to fungi than you could ever imagine.

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A Champagne sojourn

Fiona McIntosh shares five surprising facts she learned while researching The Champagne War.

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Classic of the Month: Little Women

This November we revisited Louisa May Alcott’s towering work of American fiction.

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An (almost) all-Australian gala

International ballet star Mary Li reflects on a long-awaited opportunity to dance for the Australian Ballet.

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Inspiring conversations about climate change

Deborah Abela delves into the inspiration behind her hit middle grade series, Grimsdon, and reflects on how her books spark discourse around climate change. 

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Read-aloud from afar this Christmas

A step-by-step guide to creating a virtual storytime for the kids you’re missing this holiday season.

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