When the world around us is fraught with uncertainty, sometimes the best way to tune out is with a dependable friend. Here are some books to guide you gently through wonderful worlds full of extraordinary characters, where the biggest surprises are of the delightful kind.
A poignant, feel good debut about a man who gives a stranger a harp, and inadvertently gives them both a second chance at life... 'Uplifting and full of heart. I couldn’t put it down!’ JO THOMAS
No one does family like Anne Tyler - and the Battistas might be her most appealing yet…the new novel from the bestselling author of A Spool of Blue Thread
A new Bridget Jones novel by Helen Fielding
Celebrate International Women's Day with the original rebel girls!
The brand-new standalone novel from the Number One bestselling author of Me Before You, After You and Still Me.
The fizzingly fresh and funny new standalone novel from Number One bestselling author Sophie Kinsella!
The highly anticipated new family drama from one of Australia's most beloved authors.
Featuring stunning cover artwork from the film of Nicola Yoon's first novel, the story about the girl who lived in a bubble - and the boy next door.
Marian Keyes meets Love Actually in this fresh, funny and gloriously romantic Australian novel that has sold all around the world.
Two people. Ten chances. One perfect love story.
The highly anticipated new novel from the author of Dear Banjo.
The new romantic drama by multi-award-winning author Barbara Hannay.
Heart-warming and charming women’s fiction – the multi-generational story of three women in the small Australian town of Kookaburra Creek.
The heartbreaking, romantic and utterly compelling new novel from international bestselling author Paige Toon.
The heartwarming new family drama from the bestselling author of The Tea Chest.
The Sunday Times number one bestselling debut from screenwriter and actress Ruth Jones. A warm, witty and wise story of life's second chances and the dangers of taking them.
The Secret Life of Shirley Sullivan is a charming, nostalgic and heartwarming story for women of any age – and it all begins when 79-year-old Shirley kidnaps her husband from his nursing home for one final adventure . . .
A wonderfully original and heartfelt comic novel about one woman's mission to reignite the passion in her marriage - and rediscover herself.
The hilarious, poignant and insightful first novel from the now world-wide bestselling author.
Heart of the Grass Tree is an exquisite, searing and hope-filled debut about mothers and daughters and family stories, about country and its living history.
The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Each book includes an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare’s time, an introduction to the individual play, and a detailed note on the text used.
With starry Texas nights, red candy suckers, Dolly Parton songs and a wildly unforgettable heroine, Dumplin’ is guaranteed to steal your heart.
These books will help secondary students better understand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and history.
These books will help primary school students better understand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and history.