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Article  •  8 December 2022

 

Authors were back on the road in 2022 - and we loved it!

Join us as we travel back in time through 2022 with the authors that hit the road this year.

2022 saw a return to some semblance of normalcy, which included our authors hitting the road once again. Throughout the year, some of our fabulous Penguin Random House authors travelled the country going on book tours, making visits to bookstores and hosting signings and events.

In case you couldn’t keep up with the action, we’ve gathered up a few highlight photos to show all the hard work our authors put in to promote their books in 2022.

Authors on the road in 2022

Two polaroid photos showing Aunty Donna comedy group signing books.

Aunty Donna at a book signing to promote Always Room for Christmas Pud.

Two polaroid photos of author Benjamin Stevenson promoting his book 'Everyone In My Family Has Killed Someone'.

Benjamin Stevenson promoting Everyone In My Family Has Killed Someone. 

Two polaroid photos of Christine Courtenay promoting her book 'Bryce Courtenay: Storyteller'.

Christine Courtenay promoting and signing copies of Bryce Courtenay: Storyteller.

Two polaroid photos of Fiona McArthur promoting 'The Opal Miner's Daughter'.

Fiona McArthur at an event and book signing for The Opal Miner's Daughter

Two polaroid photos of Fiona McIntosh promoting 'The Orphans'.

Fiona McIntosh promoting The Orphans.

Two polaroid photos of Gabrielle Wang promoting her book and visiting students as the Australian Children's Laureate.
Image credit: @gabriellewangbooks

Gabrielle Wang promoting Zadie Ma and the Dog Who Chased the Moon and visiting students as the Australian Children's Laureate

Two polaroid photos of Jacqueline Harvey promoting 'Willa and Woof'.
Image credit: @jacquelineharve

Jacqueline Harvey promoting Willa and Woof. 

A polaroid photo of Julia Gillard reading her book, 'Not Now, Not Ever', and a polaroid photo of her standing next to Nat's What I Reckon.
Image credit: @juliagillard

Julia Gillard before her Sydney show promoting Not Now, Not Ever. Also pictured at Beyond Blue's Big Blue Table with Nat's What I Reckon.

A polaroid photo of Kate Waterhouse signing her book next to a polaroid photo of Tobias Madden signing his book.

Kate Waterhouse and Tobias Madden signing copies of their respective books, Sophia the Show Pony and Take a Bow, Noah Mitchell.

Two polaroid photos of Margaret Hickey promoting her book 'Stone Town'.

Margaret Hickey promoting Stone Town. (Psst . . . she even did a bookshop drop, dropping her book at over 100 bookstores!)

Two polaroid photos of Melissa Doyle promoting 'Fifteen Seconds of Brave'.
Image credit: @melissadoyleofficial

Melissa Doyle signing copies of Fifteen Seconds of Brave and talking about it on Sunrise

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Featured Titles

Everyone In My Family Has Killed Someone
Agatha Christie and Arthur Conan Doyle meet Knives Out and The Thursday Murder Club in an ingenious blend of classic and modern murder mystery.
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Sophia the Show Pony
Kate Waterhouse’s first children’s book is a beautiful and timeless rhyming story about a pony who learns to believe in herself.
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Take a Bow, Noah Mitchell
Tobias Madden delivers another swoonworthy YA rom-com winner with his second novel!
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The Opal Miner's Daughter

A captivating medical rural romance, where heartfelt encounters and unexpected journeys redefine love and life in the Australian outback.

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The Orphans
The highly anticipated new historical adventure by the bestselling author of The Spy's Wife.
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Not Now, Not Ever
Ten years on from the speech that stopped us all in our tracks – Julia Gillard’s misogyny speech. Where were you then? And where are we now?
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Always Room for Christmas Pud
If you’ve ever over-indulged on Christmas Day, this witty and nostalgic book is for you.
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Fifteen Seconds of Brave
In your darkest hour, can you still find hope?
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Bryce Courtenay: Storyteller
The long-awaited memoir of the late Bryce Courtenay – Australia’s bestselling author – as told by his wife, Christine Courtenay.
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Zadie Ma and the Dog Who Chased the Moon
Meet Zadie Ma, a girl who writes magical stories that sometimes come true. Can Zadie bring to life her most important story of all . . . the one where she finds Jupiter, the dog of her dreams? From the Australian Children's Laureate for 2022-23. Shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Awards, the Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Literature in the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards, and the Queensland Literary Awards.
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Willa and Woof 1: Mimi is Missing
Adventure, imagination and loads of fun.
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