For your chance to attend a VIP screening at The Randwick Ritz in Sydney on January 7, tell us in 400 words or less about the most memorable story your parents told you.
The answer is connected to textual analysis, which also finds a frequent use of 'unwilling' in the Twilight trilogy.
The single-biggest mistake writing sex in literary fiction is overblown metaphors and simile.
The Sydney publisher who ''discovered'' Fifty Shades of Grey finds e-book success with an oddly named story about a sassy teen heroine and a werewolf.
Bleak teen fiction is a hit with young readers, but is it good for them?
I won't water down the enormous love and respect I have for Doris Lessing's writing.
Tracks translates to the big screen; a novel way of promoting books; and a push for Australian literature in schools.
This is surely the single best one-volume account of Australia's Great War we now have, writes Peter Stanley.
We've been through the mill with psychologist Tony Hill and DCI Carol Jordan. So much so that I suspected we might have seen the last of them following the dire conclusion to Retribution, the previous book in this series. At that point what looked like the promise of a happy ending exploded into tragedy and estrangement. Evidently, Val McDermid hasn't finished worrying with the pair just yet.
This is one of the books of the year. What I value it for is not so much its central thesis - that free speech is meaningless if giving offence is prohibited - but for the analysis it provides of our strange political times.