Amanda Niehaus will be discussing her just published debut novel “The Breeding Season” at Megalong Books 6.30 pm on Saturday 28th September.
Amanda's astounding novel forensically and poetically explores the intersections of art and science, sex and death, and the heartbreaking complexity of love. “The Breeding Season” marks the arrival of a thrilling new talent in Australian literature.
Amanda's writing has been described as astonishing, magical, beautiful and poetic, an impressive start to her career as an author.
Saturday Sept 28th at Megalong Books
6:15 pm for a 6:30 start
1. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
2. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
3. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
4. Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
5. Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
6. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
7. Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey
8. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
9. The Book Thief by Markus Zuzak
10. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Join us September 7th for an evening with Angela Wales discussing her book 'Barefoot in the Bindis'.
Filled with drama and hilarity, joy and back-breaking toil, Barefoot in the Bindis portrays a childhood spent in the bush, and is a sensational picture of Australia past.
Tickets are $10 and are available online or in-store.
Saturday Sept 7th at Megalong Books
6:15 pm for a 6:30 start
New from Kelvin Knox and Eugene Stockton.
Before British colonists found a way across the Blue Mountains, thousands of generations of Aboriginal people had lived here before them. They left traces of their life and culture in campsites, rock art, artefacts, axe grinding grooves, scarred trees and stone arrangements. Their heritage includes language, stories, memories and ceremonies. It is for the present generation to wonder at this heritage which binds the past to the present.
Ten years ago Todd Alexander and his partner Jeff had a successful and comfortable life in the city, but felt that something was missing. A trip to the Barossa Valley made them realise that there was a different and much more rewarding life to be had away from the city, on the land.
Once I was the poster boy for corporate success, but now I'm crashing through the bush in a storm in search of a missing pig. How the hell did we end up here? Needless to say it took guts, determination and a lot of hard work.Todd's new memoir Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga tells this story.
Come and hear Todd entertain and inspire you with his humorous and heartfelt account of his tree-change at:
Sunday the 7th July at 6.30pm.
The second volume in local author Julie D. Jones crime series "Moorland Forensics" is now in stock!
Devil's Realm begins on a searing summer's day on an idyllic beach in South Devon when a young boy plunges to a horrific death from the overlanding cliffs, the tragic event graphically captured on film by the enigmatic Salcombe painter and entrepreneur Lois St John. Five years later, the boy's father suffers the identical fate at the same location.
Called to the scene, Moorland Forensic Consultants uncover a prophetic link between Liam Mercers fatal fall and a controversial painting of his son's death titled 'Falling Memories'.