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12 December 2018
Announcing the Shortlist for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards 2019

Winners to be announced 31 January 2019.

10 December 2018
Announcing a new novel by John le Carré

Agent Running in the Field will be published in October 2019.

5 December 2018
Prime Minister’s Literary Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to two Penguin Random House authors who won their categories at the 2018 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards today.

4 December 2018
Announcing the Longlist for the 2019 Indie Book Awards

Winners to be announced 18 March 2019.

4 December 2018
New Jackson Brodie Novel by Kate Atkinson

Big Sky will be published on 18th June 2019.

27 November 2018
Margaret Atwood Writing Handmaid’s Tale Sequel

The Testaments is to be published September 2019.

Extracts

Two Can Keep A Secret

 “You have four kinds of sparkling water,” Mia reports from the depths of our refrigerator.

The Front Runner

To get to the tiny village of Kittredge, Colorado, which for five days in 1987 became the unlikely center of the political solar system, you have to take the interstate about ten miles west of Denver

We Can See You

Even the most perfect life can shatter in seconds, and Brook Connor’s nightmare began approximately two minutes after she walked through her front door.

Turbulence

On the way home from the hospital, she asked him if he wanted her to stay.

Tom Clancy's Oath of Office

In Mother Russia, secrets did not stay secret for long.

The Whisperer

She wasn’t beautiful, and she was of course perfectly aware of it.

Articles

Audiobook Your Holiday

Navigate new storylines on your summer getaway.

A Chef’s Christmas

Our foodie authors share their top tips for planning a festive feast.

How to Balance Your Dosha in Summer

Advice on eating for your Dosha as the weather warms, from Eat Feel Fresh by Sahara Rose Ketabi.

Strange and Stunning: 5 Beautifully Unusual Flowers and Plants

Venturing beyond sunflowers and tulips and exploring the world of some truly unusual flowers and plants.

Grow Pots of Tomatoes

Advice on how to grow your very own tomatoes, from A Slice of Organic Life.

Recipes

Eggplant and Roasted Tomato Polenta Lasagne

A healthier, flavour-packed version of a heart-warming comfort dish, from Modern Australian Vegan.

Surya 'Summer Sun' Smoothie Bowl

Balance your Dosha with this delicious, Ayurvedic smoothie recipe from Eat Feel Fresh.

Durga (Warrior Goddess) Bowl with Herbal Cashew Tzatziki

A healthy, protein-packed meal with quinoa, hummus, cucumber and avocado from Eat Feel Fresh.

Stuffed Butternut Pumpkin with Sage, Chestnuts and Cranberries

An impressive centrepiece for any meal from SuperNatural.

White Chocolate and Berry Coconut Mountains

A sweet, festive treat from Rachel Khoo’s Little Swedish Kitchen.

Berry Pancakes

Thick, spongy pancakes from The Cook’s Apprentice – perfect for a special breakfast.

Q&A

A Conversation with Michelle Obama

Questions and answers with the former First Lady.

Charlotte Milner Q&A

Bee-hind the scenes of our brand new children's book.

Mike Carlton Q&A

Rapid-fire questions for one of Australia’s best-known broadcasters and journalists.

Leigh Sales Q&A

Rapid-fire questions for the award-winning Australian journalist and author.

Ottolenghi on Simple

In an homage to everything SIMPLE, Yotam Ottolenghi shares his simple pleasures.

Benjamin Stevenson Q&A

The Greenlight author on the many intricacies and layers of crime writing.

Activities

Robot and Unicorn Puppet Templates: Fun-Filled Craft for Kids

Discover infinite paper possibilities!

Celebrate World Kindness Day 2018 with Wonder

Celebrate World Kindness Day on 13th November and #choosekind! We have a few fun, interactive activities to help spread kindness today and year round!

Why I Love Summer Activity Pack

Summer, the best season ever, now has an activity pack!

Hippo Christmas Activity Pack

The perfect activity pack this Christmas!

Activity Pack - Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown

Hold on to your hats, the new Wimpy Kid activities are here!

New from the Author of Eragon

Continuing the adventures of Eragon, The Fork, The Witch and The Worm: Tales of Alagaësia is a new collection of stories from author Christopher Paolini.

 

 

Book Clubs

Becoming Book Club Notes

A reading guide for Michelle Obama’s intimate, powerful and inspiring memoir.

The Pearl Thief Book Club Notes

A sweeping, epic story of love and betrayal from Fiona McIntosh; The Pearl Thief will leave a lasting impression on your book club.

Any Ordinary Day Book Club Notes

Investigating how ordinary people endure the unthinkable, Leigh Sales’ latest work will spark conversation at your next book club.

The Winters Book Club Notes

Inspired by Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca, book clubs will love this suspenseful novel set in the glamorous New York Hamptons.

The Children's House Book Club Notes

Themes of parenthood, family, home and belonging will spark conversation at your next book club.

Where the Crawdads Sing Book Club Notes

Book clubs will love this thought-provoking debut novel about a young woman determined to make her way in the wilds of North Carolina.

Bonus

The Great Outdoors Activity Book

Enter the draw to win a $500 Anaconda Voucher!

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