Book Trailer Archives

Critics Praise Far from the Madding Crowd Film Adaptation

Whenever a new film adaptation of a classic novel is released, you can hear readers’ whispers on the wind. Please, please please please, let it be good… But according to critics, Far from the Madding Crowd isn’t good. It’s great. Starring the incredible Carey Mulligan and directed by Thomas Vinterberg from a screenplay by David Nicholls (yes, that David Nicholls) the lat... Read more

by | June 22, 2015

A Lego Take on Fifty Shades of Grey

Mr. Grey will see you now… Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James The multi-million copy bestseller, now a major movie starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson. Romantic, liberating and totally addictive, Fifty Shades of Grey is a novel that will obsess you, possess you, and stay with you for ever. When literature student Anastasia Steele interviews successful e... Read more

by | February 13, 2015

Sneak Peek at Elizabeth Gilbert’s new book Big Magic

“Creativity is a crushing chore and a glorious mystery, The work wants to be made, and it wants to be made through you.” From one of the most iconic writers of our age, and the source of inspiration to millions of readers worldwide on living a bold and authentic life, comes a new book on creativity: Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, to be published in September 2015. Named one... Read more

by | January 13, 2015

Read the Book before you See the Film in 2015!

Have you seen (insert film) yet? No, but I’ve read the book. Still Alice by Lisa Genova Soon to be a film starring Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart and Kate Bosworth A moving and insightful story of a woman with early onset Alzheimer’s disease, now a major film starring Academy Award nominee Julianne Moore and Kristen Stewart. Alice Howland is proud of the life she work... Read more

by | January 3, 2015

NEWS: P.D. James’ novel Death Comes to Pemberley hits the small screen!

Starting this Friday, 28 November at 8.30 pm on ABC 1, the long-awaited TV series of Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James finally hits our screens. The three-part series, based on the best-selling P.D. James novel of the same name, is a murder mystery picking up where Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice ended. The cast includes Matthew Rhys, Anna Maxwell Martin, Jenna Coleman, Matthew Goo... Read more

by | November 24, 2014

The Book With No Pictures – The Surprise Hit of 2014

Booksellers around the world all said the same thing. A kids book with no pictures? That won’t take off. And then this happened… Suddenly it exploded. The Book with No Pictures was proclaimed the must have book for 2014, the surprise hit. So do yourself a favour, and… BLORK Well, you get the idea… Grab a copy of The Book with no Pictures here The Book With No Pictures by... Read more

by | November 18, 2014

PHOTOS: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt at the première of ‘Unbroken’

Big thanks to HarperCollins Australia for the invitations to the première of Angelina Jolie’s new film Unbroken. In particular Kelly Fagan and Kate Mayes. The film is based on the book, Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand which is an account of the life of Louis Zamperini – Olympian, bombardier, castaway, prisoner of war and inspiration. Angelina Jolie directed and produced Unbroken which... Read more

by | November 18, 2014

New Fifty Shades of Grey cover and trailer revealed!

Behold the second coming. The erotic juggernaut Fifty Shades of Grey has received the film tie-in treatment ahead of the movie’s release in February 2015. We love it. Against the wall make out sessions always trump silk ties. Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James The multi-million copy bestseller soon to be a major movie starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson... Read more

by | November 18, 2014

Move over Breaking Bad, welcome to Baking Bad!

This week’s Booktopia Book Trailer of the Week goes to Walter Wheat’s methmerising new cookbook book Baking Bad. Cupcakes like you’ve never seen them before. Grab a copy of Baking Bad here Baking Bad by Walter Wheat You’re hooked on Breaking Bad. You’ve got high on the escapades of Walt and Jessie. Now it’s come to an end and you’re missing your latest ... Read more

by | October 16, 2014