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Florence Foster Jenkins: Read the book, see the film on us!

Florence Foster Jenkins is an upcoming film about the world’s worst singer. Released in Australia on May 5th, this inspiring true story is based on the biography of the same name by Nicholas Martin and Jasper Rees. Booktopia has partnered with Entertainment One to give you the chance to see this charming film adaptation, by ordering a copy of the book. Stock is limited, so order now to se... Read more

by | April 24, 2016

Harlequin Valentine’s Day Competition

Love is all around at Booktopia and thanks to Harlequin Books Australia we’re celebrating by giving one lucky customer the chance to win a major romance pack! Bringing together some of the best in romance to bring you goosebumps, shivers down your back, tears, but above all, the joy of falling in love with characters falling in love. Remember, if you want to win, just order any of the tit... Read more

by | February 4, 2016

REVIEW: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Review by John Purcell Why do I put off reading books which come with a great many excellent recommendations? Is it some residue from my adolescent self, standing firm against the coercion of the group? Probably something as stupid as that. Well, I’m glad I overcame that foolishness when it came to picking up this much lauded, discussed and recommended novel, which is the first in a serie... Read more

by | January 20, 2016

And the Finalists for the 2015 Australian Romance Readers Awards are…

The Australian Romance Readers Association have announced the finalists for the 2015 Australian Romance Readers Awards…..and the end result is delectable. ARRA members can now vote for their favourite in each category, but you have until 28 February to vote! Winners will be announced at the Awards Dinner, which will be held on 19 March 2016. For more details about the night click here. Fa... Read more

by | January 18, 2016