Books

Sun 23 Dec 2018

The Cottage at Rosella Cove

The Cottage at Rosella Cove

IN THE small, sleepy Australian coastal town of Rosella Cove there are three damaged souls and a house which stands empty. It's been like that for a long time.

Sat 22 Dec 2018

NSW Seniors stories: On the Three-Twenty-Four

NSW Seniors stories: On the Three-Twenty-Four

FOUR carriages. Bummer. It'll be packed, standing room only to Wollongong.

Sun 16 Dec 2018

Find some great ideas for books for grandkids

Find some great ideas for books for grandkids

CHECK out these summer reading suggestions for your grandkids and for you to share with them.

Thespians get 'rocket-booster' from reading Shakespeare

Thespians get 'rocket-booster' from reading Shakespeare

READING Shakespeare acts like a 'rocket-booster' to the brain - and Tewantin's U3A's Reading Shakespeare Group are the perfect example!

Sat 15 Dec 2018

A Diamond in the Dust

A Diamond in the Dust

SETTLE back for some great summer reading as you dig into the life of pink diamond entrepreneur Frauke Bolten-Boshammer.

Sun 9 Dec 2018

Jeffrey Archer returns with Heads You Win

Jeffrey Archer returns with Heads You Win

LORD Jeffrey Archer might be on the cusp of 79, but his skills as a master storyteller have not waned as he delivers the thrilling offering, Heads You Win.

Sat 8 Dec 2018

Secrets of iconic building revealed in new book

Secrets of iconic building revealed in new book

AN ICONIC Brisbane building, heritage-listed, grand and imposing stands in Fortitude Valley, but many do not know the full story of its fascinating history.

Thu 6 Dec 2018

Led by the chin: Kerry O'Brien details life in the news

Led by the chin: Kerry O'Brien details life in the news

MY INITIAL initial review of the book indicates it will be a great read of the journalist's journey through Australia's political, media and cultural evolution.

Sat 24 Nov 2018

Sally Field: shy girl who became an extraordinary actress

Sally Field: shy girl who became an extraordinary actress

ONE of this century's most celebrated actors Sally Field is finally sharing her life story in In Pieces.

Wed 21 Nov 2018

Enjoy the journey into ageing through new book

Enjoy the journey into ageing through new book

THE NSW Seniors Card Short Story Competition has revealed the hidden talent of the state's older writers who have shared their perspective on Positive Ageing.

Sun 18 Nov 2018

Author finds inspiration in convict past

Author finds inspiration in convict past

PETER Bradley is so proud of his convict past, he's written a book entitled Convicted, chronicling the long journey of his great-great-great grandfather.

Sat 17 Nov 2018

We all need a Jack Reacher

We all need a Jack Reacher

LEE Child's hero Jack Reacher is on a quest into his father's past in Past Tense where the climax is stomach-clenching, hair-raising and blood-curling.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Fishing history reeled in by local author

Fishing history reeled in by local author

DID you know one of the first things Captain Cook did after he had steered the Endeavour into Botany Bay, was to go fishing in a small wooden boat?

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Own a slice of your childhood with literary treasure

Own a slice of your childhood with literary treasure

THE dream of owning a piece of your childhood could become reality with the original layout of a beloved Australian literary classic going up for auction.

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Unsheltered novel speaks to our times

Unsheltered novel speaks to our times

UNSHELTERED interweaves the past and the present to explore the human capacity for resilience and compassion in times of great upheaval.

Sat 3 Nov 2018

To Obama, with love, joy, hate and despair

To Obama, with love, joy, hate and despair

EVERY day fromer US President Obama received ten thousand letters from ordinary American citizen; every night, he read ten of them before going to bed.

Fri 2 Nov 2018

Enthralling read in The Survivors

Enthralling read in The Survivors

AUTHOR Kate Furnivall grabs the reader from the very start of this deeply gripping historic drama, The Survivors.

Sat 27 Oct 2018

Cook's Companion: Former mayor's life transformed by book

Cook's Companion: Former mayor's life transformed by book

WHEN former Mayor Jenny Dowell bought her then teen-aged daughter a copy of "The Cook's Companion", little did she know the impact it would have on their lives.

The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village

The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village

CHUCKLE along with pensioner Peggy and fashionista Angie as they take a joyious journey with no apologies.

Thu 25 Oct 2018

New book to shed light on battlefield justice

New book to shed light on battlefield justice

QUEENSLAND author Tony Matthews brings the brutal system of British battlefield 'justice' sharply into focus in new book A Dawn with no Birdsong.

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