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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Category: Books

Book talk: Barrenjoey Road by Neil Mercer and Ruby Jones

Jeff Popple reviews a true crime account of rape and murder on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Barrenjoey Road by Neil Mercer and Ruby Jones.

Book talk: Novels of suspense

Jeff Popple reviews three new novels of suspense. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog.

Book talk: Three historical fiction reads

This week, Michael Popple checks out three amazing and thought-provoking historical fiction reads.

Book talk: Romantic tales for Valentine’s Day

Jeff Popple reviews three romantic tales for Valentine’s Day. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog.

Book talk: 3 new crime novels

Jeff Popple reviews three new crime novels by Australian authors. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog.

‘It’s here to stay’: Macquarie awards ‘fake news’ Word of the Decade

The shortlist was made up of the Word of the Year winners from the past 10 years, and a Macquarie Dictionary spokesperson said this decade’s winner marked a moment in history.

Book talk: Books to set you on the right path

Jeff Popple reviews three books to set you on the right path in 2021. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog.

16 of Canberra’s best bookshops

Jumping between worlds is a reader’s favourite pastime and finding the perfect bookstore is a quest within itself. Here is a guide to 16 of Canberra’s best bookshops, from the independently owned to...

What will the Word of the Decade be? You can help decide

There are five days left to vote for Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Decade, and the list of words to choose from is quite something.

Book talk: 3 books for Australia Day

Jeff Popple reviews three books for Australia Day. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog: murdermayhemandlongdogs.com

Story time with Canberra’s newest children’s author Amelia McInerney

Becoming a children’s author transformed her life, and these days Amelia McInerney finds it hard to believe there was ever a time when she wasn’t a writer.

Book talk: 3 reads for the new year

This week, Michael Popple checks out three exciting reads to get you pumped in the new year. Find more of Michael’s book reviews on his blog.

Book talk: Books for the pool and beach

Jeff and Michael Popple recommend five good books for the pool and beach this summer. More of their reviews can be found on their blogs

Book talk: 5 great summer reads

Jeff and Michael Popple recommend five great summer reads. More of their reviews can be found on their blogs.

Book talk: Coffee table books for Christmas

Jeff Popple reviews three stunning coffee table books for Christmas. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog.

Book talk: 3 new releases to buy this Christmas

This week, Michael Popple recommends three excellent recent releases to buy this Christmas. More of Michael’s reviews can be found on his blog

Book talk: 5 books to put under the tree this Christmas

Jeff Popple recommends five books to put under the tree this Christmas. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog.

Prominent Canberra human rights lawyer adds author to her resume

Human rights lawyer, social advocate, world traveller and CEO, Sonia Di Mezza, has added co-author to her long list of credentials; with a pen name of Angela Aquila, Sonia has co-written Lovesick...

New book shows how Trevor Dickinson put Canberra’s concrete bus shelters back on the map

Having created art of Canberra’s Clem Cummings bus shelters over the last eight years, Trevor Dickinson has now written the book on them.

Book talk: Families and adventures

Jeff Popple reviews three books about families, adventurers and that ‘Reacher Guy’. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog

Book talk: 3 new novels by Australian authors

Jeff Popple reviews three new novels by Australian authors. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog.
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