Rivers: The Lifeblood of Australia – Ian Hoskins

Rivers: The Lifeblood of Australia – Ian Hoskins

Just in time for Christmas ideas for the nature lovers in your life is this stunning, hardcover book Rivers – The Lifeblood of Australia (National Library of Australia 2020), by award-winning author Ian Hoskins. Filled with gorgeous photographs, maps, old black and...
Flyaway – Kathleen Jennings

Flyaway – Kathleen Jennings

Oh, what a strange and wonderful gothic novella is Flyaway (Picador 2020) by debut author Kathleen Jennings. The prose in this magical story is beautiful, evocative, and endlessly fascinating. It reads like a fairy tale or a fable, a myth or a legend. Set in outback...
Trust – Chris Hammer

Trust – Chris Hammer

Mention Australian crime noir and the name Chris Hammer comes to the fore. His best-seller debut novel Scrublands and the sequel Silver have sold more than 285 000 copies internationally. Fans have been waiting patiently for the third book in the series, Trust (Allen...
Wherever You Go – Monique Mulligan

Wherever You Go – Monique Mulligan

Wherever You Go (Pilyara Press 2020), Monique Mulligan’s debut novel, is a story of romance and friendship, heartbreak and hope, guilt and grief. A light and easy to read book featuring food at its heart, it also traverses deeper themes as two people attempt to save...
Broken Rules and Other Stories – Barry Lee Thompson

Broken Rules and Other Stories – Barry Lee Thompson

The short story collection Broken Rules and Other Stories (Transit Lounge 2020) may be Barry Lee Thompson’s debut but many of the included stories have won awards or competitions or been shortlisted or published elsewhere. The overarching themes of the book relate to...