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In the lead-up to Easter, our resident foodie Chris Gordon has been experimenting with recipes. Here, she shares some hot tips for hot buns.
Easter is here and I am gobsmacked by the cost of Easter buns for sale. Really $18 for 6 buns just seems excessive and so with my trusty food encyclopaedia at hand - Margaret Fulton’s Encyclopedia of Food and Cookery - I decided to go for the feel-good fact…
To avoid the continuous loop of telling your children to turn something off this school holidays, here’s a selection of books to inject moments of quiet-time into the glorious chaos.Activity Books:
***Doodle With Maisy* by Lucy Cousins**
A gorgeous, bright doodle book containing plenty of prompts - draw the food on Maisy’s plate, or the passengers on the bus - that’s great fun to do a…
Get crafting this Easter on a project for our upcoming Crafty Hour Show at our Hawthorn shop.
My family is crafty - which is to say they have a lot of fun with it. So, when I announced that Readings was going to embark on a Crafty Hour Show later this year they leapt at the chance to dominate the field. Using Abbey Hendrickson’s You Are Awesome, an excellent practical guide for a range of craft …
Having been inspired by the Australian Travel Writing Festival last weekend, here are six ‘travel’ books I’ve loved, from memoir that opened up another way of life for me, to novels that have recreated other lands so vividly they’ve inspired me to travel there.
My Family and other Animals by Gerald Durrell
We had never been certain of my mother’s age for the simple reason she could never re…
To celebrate Record Store Day in Australia on Saturday 20 April, we’re offering 20% off all vinyl at our Carlton, St Kilda and Hawthorn shops throughout the month of April.
Our vinyl collection is hand-picked by our passionate music team, and includes old favourites along with terrific new releases. Come on down to chat with our specialists in person and complete your own collection.
Last Friday, Readings ebook distributor OverDrive announced that it will discontinue ebook sales via the Booki.sh platform on 1 July this year.
As ebook sales through Readings are powered by Booki.sh and use the Booki.sh technology, this means Readings will be no longer be selling ebooks through Booki.sh from 1 July 2013. Right now, Readings does not have a new ebook partner in place but we are…
The Miles Franklin Longlist has been announced for 2013.
The Judges have selected 10 novels for the 2013 longlist including eight female authors, five first time novelists, four previously shortlisted authors and one former double Miles Franklin Literary Award winner.
The full list is included here:
Floundering by Romy Ash
Lola Bensky by Lily Brett
Street to Street by Brian Castro
The winners of the 2013 Indie Awards have been announced!
Each year, independent booksellers from around the nation get together and vote for their favourite titles in four different categories, as well as their favourite book overall.
This year The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman has been named the overall Indie Book of the Year.
The full list of winners in each category, including comm…
Our kids and YA enews includes all the latest book releases, news, events, blog posts and competitions for young, middle and older readers, handpicked by our wonderful children’s & YA specialists.
Sign up to receive our monthly kids and YA enews before 31 March 2013 and you’ll go in the draw to win a giant plush Peter Rabbit for Easter (pictured below)!
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The School of Life’s summer term is coming to an end this weekend. Make sure you take the chance to come down and check out our bookshop before it’s too late!
While the remaining classes in the summer term are mostly sold out, there are still seats available for the Dinner With Virginia Woolf event on Wednesday 27 March.
The School of Life’s inaugural summer term has featured a diverse range of…