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Truth may be stranger than fiction but sometimes it's better than your wildest dreams. Deliciously funny, honest and beyond romantic, SEVEN LETTERS FROM PARIS is the perfect feel-good gift for any woman with a heartbeat.

We are delighted with the news that the 2014 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlist features seven Penguin Random House authors, including recent Man Booker Prize winner, Richard Flanagan.

Winner of the Man Booker Prize for 2014, THE NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH by Richard Flanagan is a novel of the cruelty of war, and tenuousness of life and the impossibility of love. Take a look at the Reading Group Questions.

We are thrilled by the wonderful news that Richard Flanagan’s novel, THE NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH, has been named winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize. We are absolutely delighted for Richard for this most-deserved honour, recognition of a novel, by his own admission, 12 years in the making.

Don't miss out on Dymocks 20% discount on their bestselling crime and thriller books. From the latest Karin Slaughter thriller, COP TOWN to Alex Cross and Jack Reacher there is something for everyone.

Do you know the feeling when you finish reading a book and you can’t help but want more? Even if the ending is tied up nicely, you want to stay longer in the world, reading about the characters you have grown to love. Whether it’s a sequel, a companion novel or the same story written from the view of another character, – we’ve found seven books we feel we definitely need more of.

Crime writers have tantalised readers for decades – from classic authors such as Ruth Rendell to modern day greats such as James Patterson. With so many great authors to choose from, it was a hard task to choose only nine.

We can't get enough of Yotam Ottolenghi and his flavourful recipes. Shared Middle-Eastern foods and highlighting the humble vegetable, Ottolenghi's latest cookbook PLENTY MORE kicks off where PLENTY left off. To celebrate the release of PLENTY MORE, here's one of our favourite vegetarian recipes from Ottolenghi.

Robyn Lawley is a self-confessed foodie – in addition to being an international supermodel for the likes of H & M and Ralph Lauren. ROBYN LAWLEY EATS is her first cookbook and has something for all levels of cooking experience and is an inspiration to girls who just love to eat. One of our favourite recipes and a weekend treat for all, here’s Robyn’s recipe for Cherry Ripe Slice.

Mark Haddon's bestselling THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is an unusual detective story written from the perspective of an autistic boy. Featured on the October episode of The Book Club on ABC, Jennifer Byrne will be discussing the book to tie in with ABC's 'Mental As' week. It's a great choice for book clubs and stimulates much discussion about mental health. Take a look at the Reading Group Questions below.