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Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 28/11/2018
A book can take you anywhere in the world you wish to go. 



Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 21/11/2018
No matter what your mum is into, we've got gift ideas that will make her smile this Christmas! 



Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 19/11/2018

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way,
Christmas in Australia on a scorching summers day, Hey!
Jingle bells, jingle bells, Christmas time is beaut!
Oh what fun it is to ride in a rusty Holden Ute.




Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 15/11/2018
All I want for Christmas is ALL THE FEELS.



Strange and Spooky Tales For Halloween
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 31/10/2018
Whether you're looking for something truly terrifying or just a little out of the ordinary, there's a great #halloween read for everyone! 



Get a Grip on Australian Politics with These 28 Books
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 24/08/2018
There has never been a better time to dive in to weird and wonderful world of #AusPol. But where to start, and how to make sense of the headlines? 



25 Great Love Stories
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 15/08/2018
We're celebrating The Bachelor 2018 with this list of 25 great love stories! One for every contestant... 



Staff Picks! What we're Reading in April
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 09/04/2018
Look around the shelves at your local Dymocks store and you'll find reviews and recommendations from our well-read booksellers. Here's a taste of what they're reading this month! 



What to read after 'Fire and Fury' by Michael Wolff
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 08/01/2018
With Michael Wolff's explosive new book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump Whitehouse making headlines around the world, we’re taking a look at the some of the most compelling, enlightening, infuriating and at times mind-blowing political biographies and tell-alls and from the past few years. 



The Best Books of 2017
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 12/12/2017
Hand-picked by the well-read people of Dymocks! 



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Crime to look out for in 2017
Posted to Staff Recommendations 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! 



The Ultimate Valentine's Day Reading List
Posted to Staff Recommendations 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. 



Our favourite Australian stories
Posted to Staff Recommendations 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!



The best books of 2016
Posted to Staff Recommendations 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 Staff Recommendations 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. 



Our top fiction picks for September
Posted to Staff Recommendations 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.



Ten books to read if you loved Stranger Things
Posted to Staff Recommendations 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 2016 Man Booker Prize longlist predictions
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 27/07/2016
The longlist announcement for the 2016 Man Booker Prize is almost upon us, and we’re excited to see which 12 or 13 books will be in the running this year to win one of the English language’s most prestigious literary prizes. Here are our longlist predictions.



Top picks for kids from our well-read team
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 06/07/2016
Voting for the 2016 list has opened and you have until midnight on Sunday 31 July to have your say and vote for ten of your favourite kids’ books.
 
To give you some inspiration, we asked some of our well-read team to share their favourite kids’ book (we were very mean and asked them to only pick one!). Take a look below to see which books they chose.



Our staff share their favourite Popular Penguins
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 10/05/2016
Throughout May, we're celebrating classic books with a 3 for $25 promotion on all Popular Penguins. 

We asked some of our well-read team to share their favourite Popular Penguins with you, so read on to see which of our favourites you have read! 



Mhairi McFarlane 101
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 28/04/2016
Hear ye, hear ye!

This is a public service announcement: there is a new Mhairi McFarlane novel in town!



Our favourite book-to-film adaptations
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 08/02/2016
Filmmakers love adapting books for their films. As we're about to show you, some of the greatest films of all time have been based on books. But can you pick just one as your favourite?



We love big books and we cannot lie – 2016 in novels
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 08/01/2016
One of the perks of working for Dymocks is that sometimes we get our greedy little hands on books early! Read on to find out which novels we recommend you add to your TBR lists in 2016. 



The best books of 2015
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 01/12/2015
The well-read people of Dymocks have hand-picked the best books of 2015. 

Did your favourite book make it onto the list?



10 books to read with your family this Christmas
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 27/11/2015
There's nothing like Christmas to get the family all together in one room. You've finished lunch, it's too hot to go outside, and all you want to do is sit on the couch and let your food digest. 

Congratulations, this is the perfect opportunity to read a story together as a family! Read on for our recommended books to read with your family this Christmas. 



Best books for a creepy Halloween reading ex-fear-ience
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 27/10/2015
We know there are many of you out there who enjoy watching scary movies, but we're here today to talk about the unforgiving horror of reading a truly scary book. 

We asked some of our well-read horror fans for their top Halloween book picks.



Our favourite fictional bachelorettes
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 22/10/2015
Australia's first season of the The Bachelorette finished tonight, but that doesn't mean you need to let go of that bachelorette feeling! We've compiled a list of our five favourite fictional bachelorettes to help keep that 'I'm in the pursuit of true love' journey alive.

If you've loved watching Sam Frost find the man of her dreams (her words, not ours), these fictional bachelorettes will delight you in their quest for romance.



Book review -- The Lake House by Kate Morton
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 21/10/2015
Phil Cook, the Group General Manager at Dymocks Carindale and Dymocks Garden City in Queensland, read The Lake House by Kate Morton a few months ago. 

To celebrate its publication, we would like to share with you Phil's thoughtful and detailed review of Kate Morton's latest historical saga. 



Best book-to-film adaptations for kids and young adults
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 14/10/2015
In any given month, it's likely that you could visit your local cinema and watch a film or two that have been adapted from books. Adapting books to films has been all the rage in Hollywood for many years now, and book-to-film franchises dominate the box office. 

We look at some of the books in the top 51 kids' books that have experienced on-screen success.



Our 2015 Man Booker Prize predictions
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 13/10/2015
In a bid to form a well-read opinion about who the potential Man Booker Prize winner could be for 2015, Kate Procko, our colleague and resident word warrior, took it upon herself to read all of the shortlisted titles prior to the announcement of the winner.

Read on to find out which books Kate loved, Kate didn’t love as much, and of course which book Kate thinks will win the coveted prize in 2015.



Fantastic new Australian fiction
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 18/09/2015
We know how overwhelming it can be when you're trying to pick a new book to read. Walking into a bookstore is great, without question, but September and October are two of the busiest publishing months of the year and sometimes it can be difficult to find the perfect book in amongst all the new releases. 

If rural fiction, rural fiction, or historical romance are your cup of tea, read on because we have the perfect recommendations for you.



Our top picks for Father’s Day
Posted to Staff Recommendations by Dymocks Digital Team on 02/09/2015
Father’s Day is this Sunday (6 September), so time is now of the essence if you are still trying to find the perfect present for your dad. To help ease your shopping woes, we’ve put together our top ten recommended titles that any dad is sure to love.



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