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Match your book with a beverage for 3-D reading.

Memorable reading experiences can evoke physical responses – from heart-rending to heckle-raising, tear-jerking to mind-blowing and beyond. When you complement your latest read with some real-world stimuli, you can transcend the page and embark on a full-bodied literary escape. Take some inspiration from the book–beverage matches below to help invigorate your senses and let the story engulf you.


The Thirst by Jo Nesbo: Coffee – You’ll need plenty because you’ll be up all night to finish it.

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins: Water – The urgency of the writing demands hydration.

The Unmourned by Meg and Tom Keneally: Perfectly Infused Tea: Hugh Monsarrat’s loyal housekeeper and unofficial advisor, Mrs Mulrooney’s other special talent.

A Dangerous Crossing by Rachel Rhys: Champagne – Enter a seductive world of black-tie balls and beautiful ocean-liner sunsets.

Congo Dawn by Katherine Scholes: Gin & Tonic – Keep the mosquitos at bay in the exotic jungles of central Africa.

The Woolgrower’s Companion by Joy Rhoades: Apricot Wine – A classic Italian aperitivo, to be enjoyed with friends, and lovers.

The Songbird Sisters by Rachael Herron: Honey & Tea – Perfect for warming up your vocal cords before singing some country tunes.

  • Harry Hole is back! The blistering Sunday Times number one bestseller

  • The addictive new psychological thriller from the author of The Girl on the Train, the runaway Sunday Times No. 1 bestseller and global phenomenon.

  • Not all murder victims are mourned, but the perpetrator must always be punished . . .

  • With its intoxicating mix of murder mystery and a fateful love story, A Dangerous Crossing is an enthralling novel in the great tradition of Agatha Christie and Patricia Highsmith.

  • An unforgettable story filled with drama, conflict and deep emotion. You can’t go back and change the past. All you have left is the future.

  • Set over ten tumultuous months in 1945, The Woolgrower's Companion is the gripping story of one woman’s fight against all odds, and a sweeping tribute to Australia's landscape and its peoples.

  • Rachael Herron once again hits all the right notes in this witty rural romantic comedy, featuring the country singing sisters The Darling Songbirds.

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