New Release Book Review: Small Blessings by Emily Brewin

Small Blessings… About the Book: Through the unlikeliest of friendships comes a second chance. Rosie Larson doesn't trust people - and with good reason. Her violent ex-boyfriend, Joel, is out of jail and she's determined he won't find her or their eleven-year-old son. For Isobel Hutchins, the cost of success is beginning to prove too … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Small Blessings by Emily Brewin

New Release Book Review: The Orchardist’s Daughter by Karen Viggers

The Orchardist’s Daughter... About the Book: A story of freedom, forgiveness and finding the strength to break free. International bestselling writer Karen Viggers returns to remote Tasmania, the setting of her most popular novel The Lightkeeper's Wife. Sixteen-year-old Mikaela has grown up isolated and home-schooled on an apple orchard in south-eastern Tasmania, until an unexpected … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Orchardist’s Daughter by Karen Viggers

Penguin Random House Authors Craig Challen and Richard Harris Honoured as Australians of the Year

Sydney, 26 January 2019 Penguin Random House congratulates Richard Harris and Craig Challen who have been honoured as the 2019 Australians of the Year in recognition of their enormous contribution to the 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue, which saved the lives of 12 young Thai soccer players and their 25-year-old soccer coach last July. Into … Continue reading Penguin Random House Authors Craig Challen and Richard Harris Honoured as Australians of the Year

Book Review: Matryoshka by Katherine Johnson

Matryoshka... About the Book: When Sara Rose returns to live in her recently deceased grandmother’s Tasmanian cottage, her past and that of her mother and grandmother is ever-present. Sara’s grandmother, Nina Barsova, a Russian post-war immigrant, lovingly raised Sara in the cottage at the foot of Mt Wellington but without ever explaining why Sara’s own … Continue reading Book Review: Matryoshka by Katherine Johnson