Books and Reading

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Looking for something good to read? Find author and publication information, literary criticisms, book reviews and read-alike suggestions.

Books and Authors

Combines titles, authors, and read-alike suggestions, award winner and favourites reading lists.


Good Reading Online Hub for Book Lovers

The Resource Hub for Book Lovers helps members to:  

  • Recommend books to other readers
  • Write your own reviews
  • Read what other members recommend  
  • Access a digital replica of the Good Reading Magazine

Good Reading Magazine Digital Edition

Access a digital replica of the magazine exactly as it's printed. Viewing online, is just like reading the magazine. Read and search through current and back issues of the magazine. 


Literary Reference Centre Plus

Resources on and about authors and their works from literary encyclopaedias, reference works, criticisms and journals. Includes some full-text classics.


Magpies - The Source

The Source is a subject guide to children’s literature with an emphasis on Australian and New Zealand literature.


Spine Out 

A exciting online magazine for Young Adults, brought to you by the Good Reading team.
It’s a special place for Young Adults (YA’s) to express their ideas and thoughts and to share their creativity in words, art, film or music.