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Christmas predictions: Sean Guy from The Bookshop Darwin

7 December 2018
In the lead-up to Christmas, the busiest time of year on the bookselling calendar, Books+Publishing is asking booksellers across the country to predict their biggest sellers and ‘surprise sellers’. In this instalment,...

Christmas predictions: the Hobart Bookshop team

7 December 2018
In the lead-up to Christmas, the busiest time of year on the bookselling calendar, Books+Publishing is asking booksellers across the country to predict their biggest sellers and ‘surprise sellers’. In the this week’s...

Meet the ABIA Rising Stars: Lex Hirst

2 May 2018
In recognition of the Australian Book Industry Awards’ (ABIA) inaugural Rising Star of the Year Award, Books+Publishing spoke to each of the five shortlisted nominees ahead of the winner’s announcement...

Meet the ABIA Rising Stars: Shalini Kunahlan

1 May 2018
In recognition of the Australian Book Industry Awards’ (ABIA) inaugural Rising Star of the Year Award, Books+Publishing spoke to each of the five shortlisted nominees ahead of the winner’s announcement...

Meet the ABIA Rising Stars: Cate Blake

30 April 2018
In recognition of the Australian Book Industry Awards' (ABIA) inaugural Rising Star of the Year Award, Books+Publishing spoke to each of the five shortlisted nominees ahead of the winner's announcement...

Meet the ABIA Rising Stars: Patrizia di Biase-Dyson

27 April 2018
In recognition of the Australian Book Industry Awards' (ABIA) inaugural Rising Star of the Year Award, Books+Publishing spoke to each of the five shortlisted nominees ahead of the winner's announcement...

Meet the ABIA Rising Stars: Ali Hammond

26 April 2018
In recognition of the Australian Book Industry Awards' (ABIA) inaugural Rising Star of the Year Award, Books+Publishing spoke to each of the five shortlisted nominees ahead of the winner's announcement...

Christmas predictions: Kath Pigou from Dymocks Adelaide

15 November 2017
In a series running in the lead-up to Christmas, Books+Publishing is asking booksellers across the country to predict their biggest sellers and ‘surprise sellers’. In this instalment, Dymocks Adelaide store...

Christmas predictions: John Purcell from Booktopia

9 November 2017
In a new series running in the lead-up to Christmas, Books+Publishing is asking booksellers across the country to predict their biggest sellers and ‘surprise sellers’. In our first instalment, Booktopia’s...

Book blogger spotlight: The Bookish Manicurist

4 October 2017
Amanda Salles creates ‘bookish nail art’ inspired by the covers of her favourite books. Pictures of her nail art and tutorial videos accompany reviews of YA fiction on her blog,...

Book blogger spotlight: Trish Talks Texts

27 September 2017
Trish Buckley is a teacher-librarian who brings a critical perspective to YA literature. ‘I have been reading YA novels since I was a teenager, so that’s 30-odd years of context,...

Book blogger spotlight: The Unlikely Bookworm

20 September 2017
Londoner-turned-Sydneysider Lucy Pearson blogs about books and travel at The Unlikely Bookworm. Pearson reviews and recommends a range of fiction and nonfiction, and will soon be launching a series of...

Book blogger spotlight: Libretto Reviews

13 September 2017
Italian expat Erica Puggioni now lives in Brisbane, where she blogs about crime, literary fiction and fantasy at Libretto Reviews. ‘I am bilingual and so is my blog,’ says Puggioni....

Book blogger spotlight: Children’s Books Daily

5 September 2017
Queensland-based blogger and teacher-librarian Megan Daley has a longstanding involvement with children’s and YA literature, which gives her blog a unique viewpoint. ‘I feel like I’ve been wandering around the...