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Q&A with Michael Pryor
Posted to August 2017 by Tonile Wortley on 22/08/2017
Michael Pryor is one of Australia's premier science-fiction and fantasy authors, so when he offered to answer some of our questions to support our Books For Kids campaign we were thrilled to have him on board!



The best books of 2017... so far
Posted to August 2017 by Tonile Wortley on 17/08/2017
Top picks from 2017, as judged by Dymocks employees from around the country. 



The Middle Years: Keeping Kids Reading by Danielle Binks
Posted to August 2017 by Tonile Wortley on 14/08/2017
Danielle Binks is an editor, book blogger, literary agent, and youth literature advocate. In support of our Books for Kids Campaign, she shares her top tips to keep middle-grade children reading.



Refresh your shelves this winter with 3 books under $50
Posted to July 2017 by Tonile Wortley on 20/07/2017
Yes, you read the title right; you absolutely can refresh your shelves and pick up three books for less than $50 at Dymocks right now! 



Still to come in 2017
Posted to May 2017 by Tonile Wortley on 18/05/2017
The busiest part of the publishing year is still ahead of us, so let's take a look at some of the most anticipated 2017 releases still to come. 



The three books under $50 challenge
Posted to May 2017 by Tonile Wortley on 04/05/2017
Our 3 for the price of 2 promotion on all the books in the 2017 Top 101 list is still running throughout May, and we challenged ourselves to see how many different combinations of 3 books under $50 we could come up with. Read on to see our top 12! 



Our 2017 Stella Prize prediction
Posted to April 2017 by Tonile Wortley on 18/04/2017
In March, we put out a call for readers to become our 2017 Stella experts. We were looking for two (but it became three) people to read all six books on the Stella Prize shortlist and to predict the winner. Essentially, we provided them with the books, and they did the hard yards of reading and reviewing for us. Read on for their predictions! 



Our well-read team tries fitness (part 2)
Posted to April 2017 by Tonile Wortley on 12/04/2017
Here's part two of our month-long health and fitness experiment, courtesy of Sam Wood!



April new release highlights
Posted to April 2017 by Tonile Wortley on 12/04/2017
The Easter long weekend is only a couple of sleeps away, and we don’t think there’s a better way to spend four days than with a good book (or two or three). Here are some of our top picks for April! 



9 books to read now that Big Little Lies is over
Posted to April 2017 by Tonile Wortley on 04/04/2017
If you haven’t read Big Little Lies, now is the perfect time to do it, because although the miniseries was mostly faithful to the original subject material, there are differences between the book and the show. If you’ve already read it, we’ve got nine other books to recommend to you!



Our well-read team tries fitness (part 1)
Posted to March 2017 by Tonile Wortley on 21/03/2017
In mid-April, 2015 Bachelor and fitness expert Sam Wood has his first book being published. It’s called 28 by Sam Wood, and it is the book counterpart to his online training program of the same name.

It’s no secret that we see lots of health and fitness books each year, so we decided to put Sam’s program to the test. We’re halfway through, and here is a look at how we’re feeling about it so far.



Crime to look out for in 2017
Posted to March 2017 by Dymocks Digital Team on 08/03/2017
2017 is bringing some of the best, most original, most inventive, and most wicked crime books to our shelves. Here are 17 that we think you should look out for, along with short blurbs to pique your interest! 



March new release highlights
Posted to March 2017 by Dymocks Digital Team on 03/03/2017
Check out some of the new releases that we're loving this month! 



Upcoming Book to Film Adaptations in 2017
Posted to February 2017 by Dymocks Digital Team on 14/02/2017
It’s no secret that filmmakers love adapting books for their films. It’s also no secret that we love watching films that have been adapted from books. It’s a good thing we enjoy them so much, because there are so many book to film adaptations coming to cinemas this year that we feel like we’ll spend all our free non-reading time at the movies! 



The Ultimate Valentine's Day Reading List
Posted to February 2017 by Dymocks Digital Team on 09/02/2017
Valentine’s Day. It’s the most divisive faux-holiday on the calendar, and chances are you are aware that it is only a few short days away.

We’ve prepared a list of the best books to read this Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re male, female, happy, or sad, we think there’s something here for everyone. 



A closer look at the 2017 Stella Prize longlist
Posted to February 2017 by Dymocks Digital Team on 08/02/2017
Last night, the longlist for the 2017 Stella Prize was announced.

Read on for more details about the 12 longlisted books.



Q&A with Tess Masters
Posted to February 2017 by Dymocks Digital Team on 06/02/2017
To celebrate the release of the third book from Tess Masters, The Perfect Blend, we asked Tess a few questions about how to put our health first in 2017.



Our favourite Australian stories
Posted to January 2017 by Dymocks Digital Team on 25/01/2017
We’ve been proudly supporting Australian authors since 1879, and we asked some of our staff members to recommend their favourite Australian book to you. Happy reading, Booklovers!



A guide to the Australian authors on the Top 101 shortlist
Posted to January 2017 by Dymocks Digital Team on 23/01/2017
While we do allow both Australian and international titles in our Top 101 list, we know that there are many of you out there who prefer to support local authors and their incredible local stories. To help you prepare your vote, we’ve compiled a list (in alphabetical order) of all the Australian authors and their books that have made it onto the shortlist. 



Young adult books to look forward to in 2017
Posted to January 2017 by Dymocks Digital Team on 17/01/2017
We've looked at adult fiction to look forward to in 2017, and then non-fiction to look forward to in 2017... Now it's time to look at the young adult books you'll be desperate to get your hands on this year! 



Our top picks from the summer selection promotion (volume 1)
Posted to January 2017 by Dymocks Digital Team on 16/01/2017
We’ve asked some of our most voracious readers in the office which three books they’d pick from the summer selection promotion, and why you should pick them up too. Their selections cross categories and genres, and we know there’s something in here for everyone!  



Non-fiction to look forward to in 2017
Posted to January 2017 by Dymocks Digital Team on 11/01/2017
Last week we wrote about fiction to look forward to in 2017 and this week we’re back with a big non-fiction preview of the year ahead.



Fiction to look forward to in 2017
Posted to January 2017 by Dymocks Digital Team on 04/01/2017
Get ready to add some books to your TBR lists, Booklovers! We’ve put together a long list of new fiction titles coming in 2017 that we’re looking forward to. Grab a drink, either warm or cool (it’s 12pm somewhere, right?), get comfortable, and prepare to discover the books you’re going to love this year.



How to Stay Healthy During the Festive Season
Posted to December 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 19/12/2016
Sue Radd, author of Food as Medicine, has put together a list of handy tips to stay healthy during the festive season.



Helping you make 2017 your best year yet
Posted to December 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 15/12/2016
We know that it can be hard to find the motivation to put your book down and make some plans and goals, so we asked our friends at NoteMaker to help us curate a list of the most inspirational and useful stationery items to help you make 2017 your best year yet. 



The best books of 2016
Posted to November 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 28/11/2016
Last year, we posted a list of the best books of the year as voted by our well-read team.

We're back in 2016 with a new list that looks at our top picks from the past 12 months. Did your favourite 2016 book make it onto the list?



Our Christmas Wishlist
Posted to November 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 24/11/2016
It's the most wonderful time of the year for books, but the massive number of new books on our shelves can be overwhelming! We asked some of our well-read team members which book is sitting at the top of their must-have list, and we've compiled their answers to give you some shelf help. 



Five minutes with Australia’s best writers: shortlistees in the 2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards
Posted to November 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 08/11/2016
The 2016 Prime Minister's Literary Awards are being announced later today and we spoke to three of the shortlisted authors about their writing habits. 



Our top ten best-selling books this week 7 November edition
Posted to November 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 07/11/2016
To help ease you into the Christmas spirit, we launched our stunning first Christmas catalogue last week and it’s full of gift recommendations for even the trickiest person on your To Buy For list.



Our top ten best-selling books this week 17 October edition
Posted to October 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 17/10/2016
Gosh, it has been a really long time since we have done one of these! We're so thrilled to be back with our first top ten list in nearly two months. 



Our top fiction picks for September
Posted to September 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 15/09/2016
In our opinion, happiness is a good book and enough time to read it. While we can’t always help with your ability to manage your reading vs non-reading time, we most definitely can help you find your next great read.



Guest post from Harmony Jones
Posted to September 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 07/09/2016
If there's one thing we love almost as much as books it's music, so naturally we also love books about music. The Right Track by Harmoy Jones perfectly blends a coming of age tale with some sweet, sweet tunes, and we love this book so much that we're giving you the chance to win a copy along with a $50 iTunes gift card! 



Our top ten best-selling books this week 22 August edition
Posted to August 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 22/08/2016
J.K. Rowling continues her time at the top of our best-sellers list, but which debut author has jumped into our top ten less than a week after her book was published? Keep reading to find out!



Book Week Literary-Inspired Costume Ideas
Posted to August 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 19/08/2016
To help get you and your little booklovers into the Book Week spirit, we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite literary-inspired costume ideas.



Guest post from Jack Delosa
Posted to August 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 18/08/2016
Jack Delosa, author of Unwritten - Reinvent Tomorrow, took some time out of his busy schedule to write a guest post for our blog about one of the most important women in publishing: the one and only J.K. Rowling!



#LoveOzYA Day 13: Q&A with Trinity Doyle
Posted to August 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 15/08/2016
We’re sad to say that today is the last official day of our #LoveOzYA promotion. Today we have a Q&A from Trinity Doyle, whose debut novel Pieces of Sky is of course part of the 2 for $30 promo!



#LoveOzYA Day 12: Q&A with the authors of Zeroes
Posted to August 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 12/08/2016
Collected here for the very first time are the answers of Deborah Biancotti, Margo Lanagan, and Scott Westerfeld to some of the most pressing questions of our time, including what their favourite book growing up was and which three fictional characters they’d like to invite to dinner.



#LoveOzYA Day 11: Q&A with Garth Nix
Posted to August 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 11/08/2016
Book five in the Old Kingdom series, Goldenhand, is out in October, so until you have that in your hot little hands let’s learn some more about Mr Garth Nix.



#LoveOzYA Day 10: Q&A with Will Kostakis
Posted to August 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 10/08/2016
Never was there a funnier #LoveOzYA author to follow on Twitter than Will Kostakis! He has not one but two books in our #LoveOzYA promotion this month, and he’s kindly answered our Q&A for us.



#LoveOzYA Day 9: Q&A with Emily Gale
Posted to August 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 09/08/2016
We’re so excited today to bring to you, our dear readers, a Q&A from Emily Gale.



Ten books to read if you loved Stranger Things
Posted to August 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 09/08/2016
Stranger Things lends itself incredibly well to Booklovers, and we've come up with a list of ten books to read to help fill the Stranger Things-shaped hole in your life.



Our top ten best-selling books this week 8 August edition
Posted to August 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 08/08/2016
In a twist that will surprise absolutely nobody, Harry Potter has completely dominated our best-sellers list this week.



#LoveOzYA Day 8: Q&A with Randa Abdel-Fattah
Posted to August 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 08/08/2016
Today we have a Q&A from Randa Abdel-Fattah. Her latest book When Michael Met Mina was inspired by Randa’s PhD fieldwork examining issues of race in Australia.



#LoveOzYA Day 7: Q&A with Ellie Marney
Posted to August 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 05/08/2016
Ellie is a true champion of Australian stories and we couldn’t think of a better person to end our week of Q&As with.



#LoveOzYA Day 6: Q&A with Megan Jacobson
Posted to August 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 04/08/2016
Today we have a Q&A from Megan Jacobson, whose debut novel Yellow is one of our favourite YA novels of 2016 so far.



#LoveOzYA Day 5: Q&A with Fleur Ferris
Posted to August 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 03/08/2016
We hope you’re enjoying reading our daily #LoveOzYA posts as much as we’re enjoying posting them. It’s quite a treat to be able to learn more about some of our favourite authors. Today we’re excited to be posting a Q&A from Fleur Ferris, and both of her books are included in the promo!



#LoveOzYA Day 4: Q&A with Ambelin Kwaymullina
Posted to August 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 02/08/2016
Today we’re incredibly excited to have a Q&A from a #LoveOzYA committee member, Ambelin Kwaymullina. 



#LoveOzYA Day 3: Q&A with Melissa Keil
Posted to August 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 01/08/2016
Our Q&A today comes from an author who has written not one but two truly excellent standalone #LoveOzYA novels, Melissa Keil.



#LoveOzYA Day 2: Q&A with Rebekah Turner
Posted to July 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 29/07/2016
This month we’re all about promoting local content to local readers, and you can’t get much more local than Rebekah Turner. 



#LoveOzYA Day 1: Q&A with Lili Wilkinson
Posted to July 2016 by Dymocks Digital Team on 28/07/2016
Every week day during the #LoveOzYA promotion we will be bringing you exclusive content from authors whose books are included in the promotion, and we couldn't think of a better place to start than with the author of our YA Book of the Month, Lili Wilkinson. 



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