“Read outside your comfort zone” Challenge

EAre you looking for something different to do over the Summer? Do you want to expand your reading horizons and challenge yourself? Why not take part in our Adult Reading Challenge starting Monday 1 December! Continue reading

Farewell: P D James

PD_James_CologneBritish crime fiction author P D James has died, aged 94, in her Oxford home.

If you love reading crime fiction then you would’ve known P D James. She was the author who created the famous detective and a poet Adam Dalgliesh in her series crime fiction titles, which made into file and TV series as well. Continue reading

A&NZ Writers Longlisted for Dublin IMPAC

142 books have been nominated by libraries worldwide for the €100,000 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award, the world’s most valuable annual literary prize for a single work of fiction published in English. A number of Australian and New Zealand authors have been longlisted for the 2015 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Continue reading

KOALAs 2014 Winners

The winners of the 2014 Kids Own Australian Literature Awards (KOALAs) have been announced.

The KOALAs are NSW’s annual children’s choice awards. The winners of this year’s awards were selected from the Reading & Enjoying Australian Literature (REAL) Awards shortlist, which also acts as a shortlist for the children’s choice awards in the Australian Capital Territory (COOL Awards), Victoria (YABBAs) and the Northern Territory (KROC Awards). Continue reading