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Latest news: Books

Canberra author celebrates first day of school in new book

Canberra author Rhiân Williams captures the milestone of the first day of school in the picture book Surprise at the End of Onkaparinga Lane.

WIN! A summer book pack

HQ Fiction has 4 x women’s fiction book packs to give away in this edition of Canberra Weekly.

Book talk: last minute Christmas gifts

This week, Michael Popple suggests three books that would make excellent last minute gifts for Christmas. You can find more of Michael’s book reviews on his blog, unseenlibrary.com 

Book talk: Amazing stories from the 20th century

Michael Popple highlights three amazing stories from the 20th century. You can find more of Michael’s book reviews on his blog.

Stress-free Christmas shopping at the Book Cow in Kingston

The Book Cow in Kingston is your one stop Christmas shop this festive season with something for everyone.

WIN! An Eva Scott book pack

HQ Fiction has four Eva Scott fiction book packs to giveaway in this edition of Canberra Daily.

WIN! A Winter Reading book pack

Enter for a chance to win this month’s most sought-after women’s fiction titles.

Canberra author spins tale of history, exile and forbidden love

Canberra author Robyn Cadwallader marries lovers ordered apart, times gone by and tyrannical laws in her new novel The Fire and the Rose.

WIN! Stella Quinn book packs

CW has four book packs to giveaway valued at $59.98 each.

Canberra author aspires to spark climate hope for young readers

Cate Whittle wrote her newest youth novel Starberries and Kee to combat negative coverage of climate change and inspire hope in young minds.

Subscribe in March to win a prize

Subscribe to a Canberra Daily digital newsletter during the month of March for your chance to win a great big bundle of beautiful cookbooks (total value well over $150).

Lifeline Canberra Bookfair bound to be biggest ever

This year’s long-awaited Lifeline Canberra February Bookfair, held at EPIC, will be truly epic: not merely the biggest in three years, since before the pandemic began, but the biggest ever.

Get ready to return to work and school with The Book Cow

The team at Canberra's popular independent book store, The Book Cow in Kingston, offers a great range of wellbeing books to help kids prepare to go to school and adults be their best selves in 2023.

Bound to delight: This year’s top library books revealed

With 2022 near the end of its final chapter, the most popular reads from the ACT’s public libraries for the year have been released.

WIN! Best-selling rural romance book pack by Mandy Magro

Harlequin Australia has four fantastic book packs to give away in this edition of Canberra Daily. 

Canberra-based poet explores place, space, and magpies

Kimberly K. Williams began writing her third book, Still Lives, before leaving her home in the USA and moving to Canberra. Created over a three-year period, the collection of poems explores themes of space, place, and is speckled with influences of Australian birdlife.