Books

Sat 9 Feb 2019

Do you remember? Old Days, Old Ways

Do you remember? Old Days, Old Ways

ALEX Nicol takes you back to the days in the bush, when booking into a country pub could turn into an adventure and radio held far flung communities together.

Thu 17 Jan 2019

A vision is the start to Princess Peony story

A vision is the start to Princess Peony story

TWEED Coast writer Nette Hilton has never met illustrator Lucinda Gifford but her editor thinks she would really like her.

Sun 6 Jan 2019

By Sea & Stars, the story of the first fleet

By Sea & Stars, the story of the first fleet

The enthralling story of the epic journey of the First Fleet, from one of Australia's greatest writers.

Mon 31 Dec 2018

Flight Risk thriller from Australian author

Flight Risk thriller from Australian author

MICHAEL McGuire's debut novel Flight Risk is a gripping thriller full of pure adrenaline, explosive action and terrifying revelations.

Sun 30 Dec 2018

Nine Perfect Strangers and one very strange resort

Nine Perfect Strangers and one very strange resort

LIANE Moriarty has produced another superb tale in her novel Nine Perfect Strangers.

Sat 29 Dec 2018

Who can you trust when you've heard The Rumour

Who can you trust when you've heard The Rumour

SINGLE mum Joanna hears a rumour at the school gates. She really never intended passing it on.

NSW Seniors stories: Dogs and Dongles

NSW Seniors stories: Dogs and Dongles

Mere children, the sales staff in the computer store, raised pierced eyebrows when Shirley and I entered.

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?

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