Ann-Marie Cahill

Ann-Marie Cahill will read anything and everything. From novels to trading cards to the inside of CD covers (they’re still a thing, right?). A good day is when her kids bring notes home from school. A bad day is when she has to pry a book from her kids’ hands. And then realizes where they get it from. The only thing Ann-Marie loves more than reading is travelling. She has expensive hobbies.

Authors Support Australia Fire Services With #AuthorsForFireys

Authors are auctioning prizes on social media to raise money for fire services during the worst bushfires in Australian history with #AuthorsforFireys.

20 of the Best Percy Jackson Fanfiction Stories

20 of the best Percy Jackson fanfiction, including AU, worst case scenarios, sweet one-shots between books, and gender-twists!


Fans of ANNE WITH AN E know that the show isn't canon, but will its final season return to the books with ANNE OF AVONLEA?

12 Days of the Best Christmas Quotes

Mark the days to the holiday with 12 days of Christmas quotes for holiday cards, a bookish countdown, or to keep the holiday spirit alive.

23 Books About Angels (and All Their Feathery Glory)

If you're looking for books about angels, we have 23 of the best--in all their glorious and varied forms!

What Makes a Good Comic Book Adaptation?

Is it panel-to-panel representation? Is it casting? This reader has some opinions on what makes a good comic book adaptation, and some good candidates.

Lionel Shriver and the Right to Write About Anyone You Want

A reader responds to Lionel Shriver's statements on ABC Australia’s Q&A, where she doubled-down on claiming the right to write marginalized characters.

On the Pros and Cons of Comic Cons

Get some insights on comic book conventions, including pros, cons, tips, and even further reading, with this helpful guide to comic-cons.

On the Lesser Known Sci-Fi Writers Who Predicted Future Technology

We're looking beyond the usual lists of white men purported to have dreamed up future technology to highlight the marginalized folks who came before them.

‘The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl’: Kids Cosplay

This reader and parent came up with a tried-and-true how-to for making an easy Unbeatable Squirrel Girl costume for kids.

2019 Australian Children’s Book of the Year Awards Winners

The Children's Book Council of Australia chose the winners of the 2019 Book of the Year Awards. Get the list of winners and honorable mentions here.

7 of the Best Books to Read in Hospital (and 2 to Avoid)

The best books to read in hospital, when you are NOT the patient: Short burst stories, easy to put down, and good enough to pick up again.

How to Pick the Best Travel Guide Books

You're planning the perfect holiday but how do you pick the best travel guide books? We have 11 of the best plus some tips to choose the best for you.

“Own Voices”: Roxane Gay and the Metric for Reality

Roxane Gay has done it again, this time on Australian TV and strengthening #OwnVoices with the words: "Personal Experience is not the Metric for Reality."

Books to Read at the Sydney Mardi Gras Storytime

It's Sydney Mardi Gras Storytime!! Join the City of Sydney and their Rainbow Families Story Hour with our suggestions to read for all ages.