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The ABIA Shortlists are here!

The Book of the Year shortlists for the Australian Book Industry Awards have been announced - have a look at the nominated titles!

See the 2019 Pulitzer Prize Winners

The Pulitzer Prize winners for 2019 have been announced - see the winners of America's greatest prize for journalism and the arts.

Tea and Crescent City: An afternoon...

Booktopia's Olivia and Sarah sat down for high tea with Sarah J. Maas herself! Read on to learn about her brand new adult fantasy series, Crescent City...

The Erratics wins the 2019 Stella

Vicki Laveau-Harvie has won the 2019 Stella Prize for The Erratics, a sharply observed memoir about her dysfunctional relationship with her mother.

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Game of Thrones: Season 8 Episode 1 Recap (spoilers!)

Sarah McDuling, Booktopia's resident Game of Thrones lover and spoiler enthusiast, recaps Episode 1 of the brand new season...

Bron reveals her Desert Island Reads

Bron reveals her desert island reads - read on to see which six books she picked...

4 Simple Rules to Help you

Low on reading motivation? Sarah McDuling is here to help with 4 rules to help you read more books!

BOOKS ON SCREEN: Bron’s Favourite...

Booktopia's Bronwyn reveals all of her favourite fantasy book-to-movie adaptations, from Peter Pan to The Princess Bride.


REVIEW: Gravity is the Thing by Jaclyn Moriarty

"Uplifting, beautiful, deeply moving, and incredibly insightful..." - Sarah reviews Gravity is the Thing, the wondrous new book from Jaclyn Moriarty.

REVIEW: I’m Fine (and other lies)...

Booktopia's Rob O'Hearn reviews I'm Fine (and other lies), a searing testament to the strength and fragility of mothers suffering from postnatal depression.

REVIEW: Australia Day by Stan Grant

Our non-fiction specialist Joel Naoum reviews Australia Day by Stan Grant, a compelling story of reconciliation achieved through tension and change.

Three new books you should definitely...

A bohemian art world mystery, a contemporary take on artificial intelligence, and a high stakes medical thriller - here are three new books recommended by our fiction expert Ben Hunter.


Peter FitzSimons on The Catalpa Rescue

We sat down with Peter FitzSimons to talk about The Catalpa Rescue, the story of one of the most extraordinary prison breaks in Australian history.

Crime novelist Tony Cavanaugh on Blood...

Booktopia's John and Ben sat down with crime novelist and filmmaker Tony Cavanaugh to talk about his latest thrilling read, Blood River.

Victoria Purman answers our Ten...

Bestselling Australian author Victoria Purman answers our Ten Terrifying Questions to celebrate the release of her latest novel, The Land Girls.

Stan Grant on his new book, Australia...

We sat down with author and journalist Stan Grant, to discuss his new book Australia Day (we also have signed copies!)

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Five Books To Read Instead of Doing Your Housework

Meg Bignell, author of The Sparkle Pages, is on the blog today to give us five books you should read instead of doing housework.

Steph Adams and Samantha Brett on The...

Steph Adams and Samantha Brett are on the blog today to talk about the inspiration behind The Juggle, an empowering reflection on motherhood featuring candid and raw stories by real mums.

Author Mary-Rose MacColl on Maddie...

Mary-Rose MacColl, author of the historical novel The True Story of Maddie Bright, is on the blog to discuss the power of our own stories.

What Katie Read: Kate Forsyth on 9...

Kate Forsyth is one of Australia’s most treasured storytellers - today she gives us the rundown on all of the best books she read in January and February 2019.

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David Hunt on his new picture book, My Real Friend

Bestselling Aussie author David Hunt is back with a brand new picture book - My Real Friend is out soon and we have SIGNED copies!

Adam Cece answers the Ten Terrifying...

Adam Cece, the author of the award-winning Huggabie Falls trilogy, is on the blog today to answer our Ten Terrifying Questions!

REVIEW: Sherwood by Meagan Spooner

Booktopia's Bronwyn Eley and Sarah McDuling review Sherwood by Meagan Spooner - a thrilling feminist re-telling of Robin Hood.

It’s story time with Matt...

Get ready to shake your maracas with Macca the Alpaca! Aussie author and illustrator Matt Cosgrove came to Booktopia this week to sign some copies of Alpacas With Maracas - this year’s pick for National Simultaneous Storytime!