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Garth Nix talks to Booktopia TV about his new book, Newt’s Emerald

Australian bestselling author Garth Nix talks to us about his new book, Newt’s Emerald, an enchanting regency romance centred around an intrepid young lady, dashing young hero, French spies, a case of mistaken identity and an enchanted moustache. Yep, an enchanted moustache! Order your copy of Newt’s Emerald here and for a limited time receive a signed copy! Newt’s Emerald Gar... Read more

by | October 8, 2015

BOOK REVIEW: Newt’s Emerald by Garth Nix (review by Sarah McDuling

What do you get when you combine Regency Romance with Gaslamp Fantasy and toss in a healthy dose of light-hearted humour and rollicking adventure? You get Newt’s Emerald by Garth Nix, without doubt the most charming book I have read in AGES! Seriously. Why don’t more people write books like this? An intrepid young lady, a dashing young hero, a stolen emerald with magical powers, kidnappings, Fr... Read more

by | September 16, 2015

Australia’s Favourite Author 2015 – Places 20-11

January is the month of Australian Stories at Booktopia, and to celebrate we’re counting down Australia’s 50 Favourite Authors, as voted by you! Today’s collection of authors is amazing! Don’t forget, tomorrow we unveil Australia’s Favourite Author for 2015. Let the countdown begin! 20. Fiona McIntosh Fiona McIntosh is an internationally bestselling author of novel... Read more

by | January 22, 2015

For Garth Nix Fans the Wait Will Soon Be Over – Clariel is Coming in Oct

Clariel, the long-awaited and much anticipated prequel to Garth Nix’s bestselling Old Kingdom trilogy will be published in October 2014. Pub Date: Oct 2014 New Prequel: Clariel is the daughter of one of the most notable families in the Old Kingdom, with blood relations to the Abhorsen, and to the King. When her family moves to the city of Belisaere, Clariel finds herself at the centre of ... Read more

by | April 15, 2014

Men Who Read Women: Eight Bestselling Writers Talk About Their Favourite Books By Women

Inspired by our own John Purcell’s much publicised call for men to read more female writers, we asked some of our favourite male writers to nominate some of their favourite female wordsmiths. Here are the results, enjoy! Tony Park Fishing for Tigers by Emily Maguire Loved it. Evocative images of Vietnam and an interesting, sensual story. Six years ago, Mischa Reese left her abusive husban... Read more

by | August 19, 2013

Countdown to Australia’s Favourite Novelist: 30-21 as voted by you

We find ourselves at the halfway point of the countdown to Australia’s Favourite Novelist, as voted by you. Here’s the story so far: Don’t forget to pencil in January 25th as a big day on the calender as we celebrate the Australia Day weekend in style with the announcement of Australia’s top 10 Favourite Novelists, as well as the launch of our Australian Stories Initiati... Read more

by | January 23, 2013

Garth Nix, author of The Old Kingdom Chronicles, The Keys to the Kingdom series, A Confusion of Princes, Shade’s Children, and many more answers Five Facetious Questions:

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Garth Nix author of the The Old Kingdom Chronicles, the Keys to the Kingdom series, A Confusion of Princes, Shade’s Children and many more… Five Facetious Questions ——————————– 1. Every writer spends at least one afternoon going from bookshop to bookshop making sure his or her latest book ... Read more

by | May 22, 2012