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Penguin Random House Australia has acquired Australian and New Zealand rights to Lynette Noni’s new series, The Prison Healer.
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Penguin Random House authors Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share the 2019 Booker Prize.
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Featuring live music by Paul Kelly with Alice Keath, this unmissable night will challenge you, uplift you and inspire you to make poetry a lifetime friend.
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Bill Gates book announced for 2020 publication.
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Alice-Miranda is coming to the big screen in her first adventure 'Alice-Miranda Friends Forever'!
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Australia's number one picture book author releases The Tiny Star, a moving story about the journey of life.

Extracts

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Amma is walking along the promenade of the waterway that bisects her city, a few early morning barges cruise slowly by to her left is the nautical-themed footbridge with its deck-like walkway and sailing mast pylons
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Back in his den with the cocoa he settles into the beanbag chair bequeathed to him by a departing student the year before.
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Here are some things I know about weight.
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Well, here it is: the newest, bang-up-to-date edition of Up the Duff.
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Long ago, when I was a junior high school student in America, I remember being taught by a biology teacher that all the chemicals that make up a human body could be bought in a hardware store for $5 or something like that.
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Dear Girls, You are prohibited from reading this book until you are twenty-one years old.

Articles

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From the pages of Margaret Atwood's The Testaments, a chilling children's game from beneath the shadow of the Wall.
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The book that explains everything
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The world as you've never seen it before
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The stories behind your favourite creatures.
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Unearth the stories behind the natural world
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Bill Bryson explores the eighty-six billion neurons that make up your brain.

Recipes

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Tomato, sweet fennel, crispy thyme, garlic, vermouth and parmesan combine in this delicious risotto recipe from Veg.
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Jamie Oliver's Veggie Pad Thai is a yummy mix of crispy fried eggs, special tamarind & tofu sauce, with a peanut sprinkle.
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A vibrant curry from the plant-based cookbook East.
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A vegan interpretation of pad thai that brings something new in the form of purple sprouting broccoli.
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A boldly flavoured, jammy, pudding-like cake from Meera Sodha's cookbook East.
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Comforting black rice, zingy crunchy salsa and chilli-rippled yoghurt combine with a delicious veggie chilli for an epic dinner!

Q&A

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The Maybe the Horse Will Talk author reflects on the socio-political conflicts at the heart of the novel.
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Margaret Atwood discusses her return to Gilead.
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A conversation with Mungi Ngomane, author of Everyday Ubuntu: Living Better Together, The African Way.
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The Secrets We Kept author on her namesake, travelling to Russia for research and collecting historical artifacts along the way.
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The Khaki Town author answers our questions about bringing wartime Townsville to life.
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With the release of his new cookbook, Veg, Jamie Oliver lets us in on his tips for getting maximum flavour out of veg, must-have equipment and getting kids to eat more vegetables.

Activities

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Take our summer reading quiz, and find a title to match your holiday vibes.
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A celebration of art and Dr Seuss
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Everything you need to celebrate Dahl Day 2019
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A gift for you.
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Take flight with Lucy with this fun activity pack
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An adorable activity pack from an adorable story!

Book Clubs

Book Clubs
Two female spies, a banned masterpiece, a book that changed history...
Book Clubs
Impress your book club with a 1940s themed party to discuss Khaki Town by Judy Nunn.
Book Clubs
Transport your book club to Queensland during World War II with Judy Nunn’s exciting new novel, Khaki Town.
Book Clubs
Take your book club on a journey into the criminal underbelly of 17th century London.
Book Clubs
Take your book club to Venice with the new romantic drama from multi-award-winning author Barbara Hannay.
Book Clubs
Take your book club back in time, with this enthralling story from the author of The Woolgrower’s Companion.

Bonus

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For the love of reading.
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For the love of reading.
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For the love of reading.
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For the love of reading.
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For the love of reading.
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For the love of reading.