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Easter SALE and opening hours

Apr 17 2014
Image courtesty of Keven Law from Los Angeles, USA via Wikimedia Commons

QUICK! Before the Easter Bunny gets here and we join the revelling fray! This Saturday begins our week (and a bit) of Easter specials.

Over Easter come to Fullers Bookshop Hobart to nab these excellent Autumn warmers at great prices:

Tasmanian Plant Names Unravelled

By Mark, Annie and Hans Wapstra

Was $75 now $29.95 !







WIN a Tasman Peninsula short break!

Apr 10 2014
Pennicott Peninsula


Short break package?

It's time to fall in love with the Tasman Peninsula all over again - and here's how...

Fullers Autumn Findings

Mar 24 2014
Fullers Findings Autumn 2014




Your petit-guide to a good book for this mellowing season, Autumn 2014, has once again landed *plop* in our laps.

Check out our new gossip, WIN a Tasman Peninsula short break package, find a great book, or just look at all the pretty colours. It's up to you!

CLICK HERE to view our online Fullers Findings gallery - or better yet pick up a copy in your local Fullers Bookshop.

Read on for a taste of what wonders lie within...


2014 Stella Prize shortlist announced

Mar 20 2014
Stella Prize logo

We're extremely chuffed to announce the stellar (heh) shortlist of Australian women writers which has just been released for the 2014 Stella Prize. Read on...

I'd Eat That! Free recipe...

Mar 13 2014
Free recipe from I'd Eat That!


...from p128 of I'd Eat That!

This recipe looks so superfoodily awesome it makes us want to run away and join the food circus.

Beaconsfield Festival of Golden Words

Mar 6 2014
Beaconsfield Festival of Golden Words

Friday 14th to Sunday 16th March


Fullers Bookshop is very proud to be the Official Bookseller for the Beaconsfield Festival of Golden Words. The list of authors appearing here is unprecedented at any writers festival in Tasmania. Local, national, renowned and super-stars! Come and seek us out as the Official Bookseller of the Beaconsfield Festival of Golden Words.

Free marquee sessions, poets’ breakfasts, literary lunches, a literary dinner, a national address, writers workshops, vineyard food and wine writing sessions. A unique writers festival in Tasmania’s beautiful Tamar Valley.

Competition Winners

Feb 20 2014
Summer Reading Guide winners

The Summer Reading Guide 2014 competition winners have been announced!

Our warmest congrats go to...

AL of Hermit Park in Queensland for winning the Art as Therapy competition - through Riverbend Books

AH of Alexandria in NSW for winning the library of books - through Gleebooks


The Summer Reading Guide is your handy resource to the season’s best books, CDs, DVDs, gift ideas and more.

Writing Competition -EXTENDED-

Jan 23 2014
Beaconsfield Festival of Golden Words


Beaconsfield Festival of Golden Words

14th - 16th March


This festival is Tasmania's biggest ever wordfest, with over 70 writers attending - including our own Ben Walter...

Fullers Bookshop is a major sponsor of the upcoming Beaconsfield Festival of Golden Words, and they are running a writing competition!

This competition is now open, with $1,250 in prizes in adult, young writer, and Tamar Valley schoolchild categories. Download entry form from their website.

Entries now close on the 17th February!

Tasmanian Lute Festival

Jan 9 2014
Tasmanian Lute Festival 2014

Fullers Bookshop is very happy to be supporting the Lilydale Lute Festival!

This year the town of Lilydale will play host to many events including concerts, Hopkinson Smith classes, lute making workshops, master classes, choirs, try-a-lute sessions, ensemble playing, talks, and even an art competition for the children.

There will also be concerts at Deloraine, Hobart and Bruny Island (changed from Cygnet) . It has become a tradition of the Festival to finish with a musicological talk and this will be given by Karin Paulsmeier of the Schola Cantorum, Basel.

Make sure you get along and check out what Lilydale and the Lute Festival have to offer.

A Matthew Reilly story - prequel to The Tournament

Dec 29 2013
Short story by Matthew Reilly

Roger Ascham and the King’s Lost Girl

If you're a thriller fan and love a bit of Matthew Reilly, we've got a short story, Roger Ascham and the King’s Lost Girl, for you to read for free, courtesy of MacMillan Publishers.

In this special prequel to Matthew Reilly’s The Tournament, Roger Ascham, the unorthodox tutor of Princess Elizabeth, is tasked by King Henry VIII with a most unusual and dangerous mission.

Read the short story here