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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is one of the world’s most enduringly popular novels for readers of all ages, an unforgettable classic. The below questions are designed to be discussed throughout the course of a full reading group session. Alternatively, you’ll also find Reading Guide Questions here.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is one of the world’s most enduringly popular novels for readers of all ages, an unforgettable classic. The below questions are designed to be discussed throughout the course of a full reading group session.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is one of the world’s most enduringly popular novels for readers of all ages, an unforgettable classic. The below questions are designed to be discussed throughout the course of a full reading group session. Alternatively, you can also find Reading Guide Questions here.

Books like STORIES FOR SIMON don't come along often.

Sometimes real life events can be more shocking and terrifying than fiction. The following books unlock the grisly truth behind some of the most notorious cases ever witnessed.

We are delighted with the news today that two Penguin Random House authors have been shortlisted for the 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award. Congratulations to Sonya Hartnett and Joan London.

Everybody’s talking about the brilliant new thriller, THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD still rules the book-lovers roost as we announce the 10 Bestselling Vintage Classics books. Our current Top 10 Vintage Classics Bestsellers list shows Australian’s are still keen to get to know the Great American classics such as Hemingway, but fairytales and book-to-film adaptations are still vying for space on our bookshelves. Plus there’s new ‘future classic’ additions to the list from authors like Margaret Atwood and Haruki Murakami.

With the long weekend ahead of us, it’s a terrific time to start a new book. Here are five great crime books we think are perfect for settling into your favourite reading nook with and enjoying some SSR (sustained silent reading) time.

Have you ever wondered what being on tour is really like for an author? We were lucky enough to join International best-selling author James Patterson for a few interviews and  events during his non-stop tour here last week.  Check out a few behind the scenes pictures of James at some of his interviews and events in Sydney and Melbourne.