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20% discount on non-fiction favourites

We are pleased to be offering a special 20% discount on a select range of award-winning and popular non-fiction titles! From memoir to politics, you’ll find a wide range of thought-provoking books to choose from.

This offer is exclusively available online, and will run until Sunday 28 February. To participate in this promotion, simply apply the 20OFFNONFIC code at checkout to receive the discoun…

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Covid-19 update: temporary closure of our shops

Due to the current Victorian Stage 4 lockdown, all of our Readings shops are closed from Saturday 13 February until lockdown is lifted, which is currently due to happen at 11.59pm on Wednesday 17 February.

Though the shops are closed to the public for browsing, we are offering contactless pick-up of pre-paid orders for customers at our Carlton, Kids, and Hawthorn shops for customers who live wit…

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Our top picks of the month for book clubs

For book clubs interested in an espionage thriller… The Imitator by Rebecca Starford

Out of place at boarding school, scholarship girl Evelyn Varley realises that the only way for her to fit in is to be like everyone else. She hides her real self and what she really thinks behind the manners and attitudes of those around her. By the time she graduates from Oxford University in 1939, ambitious…

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Recommended kids books, events & news for February

We’ve got something for every type of young reader this month in kids books! Magical adventures and alternate realities, a picture book to inspire young climate activists, a celebration of seaweed and an awesome guide to news media. Find our February picks for YA books here. KIDS BOOK OF THE MONTH

The World Between Blinks by Ryan Graudin & Amie Kaufman

Cousins Jake and Marisol gather w…

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The best new crime reads in February

by Fiona Hardy

Our crime specialist shares 9 great crime reads to look out for this month. CRIME BOOK OF THE MONTH

The Spiral by Iain Ryan

I could tell you that Iain Ryan’s The Spiral is an immersive, captivating crime book, but that wouldn’t be enough to explain it. I could say it’s a twisted, psychological fever dream, but that’s not quite it. I could tell you it’s an Australian campus thriller, and…

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What we’re reading: Dean, Nunez & Di Pietrantonio

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films we’re watching, the television shows we’re hooked on, or the music we’re loving. Gabrielle Williams is reading A Feather on the Breath of God by Sigrid Nunez

This week I’m reading the upcoming (9 February), A Feather on the Breath of God by Sigrid Nunez. Having read her earlier book, The Friend, I’m compelled to read ever…

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