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Books and Bubbles


You are invited to Books & Bubbles, a free series of virtual events with Australia's favourite authors.

Join Who Magazine Editor Shari Nementzik for an exclusive virtual event with SOPHIE GREEN

Wednesday 25 Aug – 6:30PM (AEST)

QBD Crime Club


Join us on facebook for another blockbuster author interview thanks to Allen and Unwin Australia!
Author R.W.R McDonald discusses his next novel in The Nancy's Series, 'Nancy Business', his writing process and more with QBD Crime Club host Victoria Carthew.

Previous Events

In Conversation With Paul, Mary And Stella McCartney


A world exclusive event to celebrate the launch of Linda McCartney’s Family Kitchen. Join Paul, Mary and Stella in conversation for this world exclusive event, as they share their personal favourites, the dishes they cook most at home, and the family memories that these recipes evoke.

In Conversation with Seth Rogen


Join Seth Rogen and long time collaborator Evan Goldberg to discuss Seth's new book: a collection of hilarious coming-of-age stories and absurd Hollywood moments.

Wally Lewis Book Signing Townsville


Win A Signed Copy Of Billie Eilish


Wally Lewis 2021 Book Signings


Join us for a special signing event with NRL legend and sports commentator Wally Lewis.QBD Books are delighted to be hosting Wally Lewis at a signing session for his new autobiography ‘My Life’. A collaboration between the Lewis family and acclaimed rugby league writer/publisher Steve Haddan, My Life is a Taschen-quality autobiography, commemorating the life of Australia's favourite Queenslander and a sporting icon.

QBD Books Townsville Date Saturday, 6th of March 2021 Time From 10amTell your friends, tell your family...bring everyone along for a great time and meet one of Australia's most beloved sporting heroes, just outside QBD Books.

Please note the following special conditions apply to all signing events during the COVID pandemic:* Social distancing applies to all queues and will be policed accordingly. Anyone not adhering to social distancing may be asked to leave.
* Anyone approaching the author must be wearing a mask and sanitise their hands.
* Any photos must be taken by the owner of the phone and be socially distanced.
* Due to limited time, and to avoid disappointment, the queue may be capped, depending on length.
* Wally will only be signing copies of his new book. Any other merchandise will be confiscated by a team member and returned after your book/s have been signed.

Cameron Smith Signings 2020


35.00RRP: $49.9930% off RRPAvailable on orders $50 to $1000 - Learn moreAdd to CartJoin us for a special signing event with the Captain of the 2020 Telstra NRL Premiership Winners, The Melbourne Storm, Cameron Smith.QBD Books are delighted to be hosting Cameron Smith at signings sessions for his new autobiography ‘The Storm Within’. The most decorated rugby league player of all time, Cameron's new book maps his unique journey in the game: an extraordinary look into the biggest matches and biggest moments, describing his career with great colour and candour, outlining what it takes to climb to the highest level in sport.

QBD Books will be hosting book signing sessions at the below locations in the coming months. We can’t wait to see you there!
QBD Australia Fair Date Thursday, 19th of November 2020 Time From 10:30am until 12:00pmQBD Townsville Date Tuesday 24th November Time From 11:00am until 1:00pmQBD Rockhampton Date Wednesday, 25th November 2020 Time From 12:00pm until 2:00pmTell your friends, tell your family...bring everyone along for a great time and meet one of Australia's most beloved sporting heroes, just outside QBD Books.

Please note the following special conditions apply to all signing events during the COVID period:* Social distancing applies to all queues and will be policed accordingly. Anyone not adhering to social distancing may be asked to leave.
* Anyone approaching the author must be wearing a mask and sanitise their hands.
* Any photos must be taken by the pwner of the phone and be socially distanced.
* Due to limited time, and to avoid disappointment, the queue may be capped, depending on length. The end time for each event is firm and cannot be extended.
* Cameron will only be signing copies of his new book. Any other merchandise will be confiscated by a team member and returned after your book/s have been signed.

Christina Henry Signing Events


18.99Available on orders $50 to $1000 - Learn moreAdd to CartQBD Books are excited to be hosting popular fantasy author Christina Henry at book signings in Sydney.

Christina is the author of the Chronicles of Alice duology, Alice and Red Queen, a dark and twisted take on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, as well as Lost Boy: The True Story of Captain Hook, an origin story of Captain Hook from Peter Pan.

Tell your friends, tell your family, bring everyone you know down to meet Chrstina at the below locations in March: QBD Books Miranda Date Monday 9th March 2020 Time From 4pm - 5pm AESTQBD Books Hornsby Date Wednesday 11th March 2020 Time From 4pm - 5pm AEST

Pip Drysdale Book Signing Innaloo


29.99Available on orders $50 to $1000 - Learn moreAdd to CartQBD Books Innaloo are thrilled to be hosting author of our Book of the Month Pip Drysdale at a signing for her latest book ‘Strangers We Know’.

Charlie and Oliver have a storybook marriage… until Charlie sees her loving husband on a dating app.
Suddenly other signs of betrayal begin to add up and Charlie soon discovers that infidelity is the least of her problems. Nothing is as it seems and nobody is who she thinks they are in The Strangers We Know, QBD’s thrilling February Book of the Month.

Tell your friends, tell your family, bring everyone you know down to meet Pip and get your copy of ‘Strangers We Know’ signed!QBD Books Innaloo Date Saturday 29th of February 2020 Time From 11am AEST

Matt Stanton Book Signing Carindale


14.99Available on orders $50 to $1000 - Learn moreAdd to CartQBD Books Carindale are thrilled to be hosting children's author and illustrator Matt Stanton at a signing for the latest book in the Funny Kid series ‘Funny Kid Kicks Butt’.

From picture books to chapter books Matt’s stories and illustrations invite kids to enter the world of books through their favourite door: laughter. In his latest Funny Kid novel, Max, a.k.a The Funny Kid, wants to play Captain Kickbutt in the superhero movie filming in town. He just has to get child-star Spencer Daniels (aka Famous Kid) out of the way first. Max is the funny kid ... and Famous Kid needs to go down...

Tell your friends, tell your family, bring everyone you know down to meet Matt and get your copy of ‘Funny Kid kicks Butt’ signed!QBD Books Carindale Date Saturday 30th of November 2019 Time From 10am AEST

Ellyse Perry Book Signing


QBD Books brisbane City are thrilled to be hosting sporting sensation Ellyse Perry at a signing for her new book ‘Perspective’.

Currently the world's top ranked women's all-rounder, Ellyse Perry has solidified herself in the national cricket team across all formats, as well as with the NSW Breakers, and the Sydney Sixers in the Women's Big Bash League. Ellyse is the first player in Big Bash history, male or female, to reach 2000 runs.

We'd love you to come along, meet Ellyse and get your copy of ‘Perspective’ signed!:QBD Books Brisbane City Queen Street Mall Stage Queen Street Mall, Brisbane Date Thursday 7th of November 2019 Time From 3pm - 4:30pm AESTAbout ‘Perspective’: Perspective is about sitting back from the world you're involved in and evaluating what it means to you. What are the important things that you know make experiences special? What are the things that motivate you? What are the things that give you joy? The things that challenge you but, ultimately, make you a better person? Most importantly, who are the people whose unwavering help and support you couldn't go without?

From the lessons of a high-performance athlete's career to appreciating the small things in life, this inspiring illustrated book features stories and reflections from Ellyse's childhood and career on the themes of dreaming, belief, work, resilience, appreciation, opportunity, balance and perseverance - and their importance in everything we do.

Chris Hammer Book Signing Event


32.99Available on orders $50 to $1000 - Learn moreAdd to CartQBD Books Indooroopilly are thrilled to be hosting Chris Hammer at a signing for his new book ‘Silver’.

Chris is an award-winning writer and journalist, dividing his career between covering Australian federal politics and international affairs. For many years he was a roving foreign correspondent for SBS TV's Dateline. His second book, Scrublands, was a QBD Book of the Month, and was shortlised for Best Debut Fiction at the Indie Book Awards.

We'd love you to come along, meet Chris and get your copy of ‘Silver’ signed!:QBD Books Indooroopilly Date Monday 21st of October 2019 Time From 12:30pm AESTAbout ‘Silver’: Silver follows journalist Martin Scarsden back to his home town, Port Silver - a placed he'd vowed never to return to.
When he arrives to find his best friend from school days has been brutally murdered, and his partner, Mandy, is the chief suspect.
With the police reluctant to pursue other suspects, Martin goes searching for the killer. And finds the past waiting for him...

Dr Karl 2019 Signing Events


Dr Karl Kruszelnicki has published more than forty books! He appears regularly on TV and radio, has hosted Sleek Geeks with Adam Spencer, and is an engaging commentator on the scientific phenomena around us.

QBD Books are excited to be hosting book signings for Dr Karl's brand new book, Dr Karl's Random Road Trip Through Science. We'd love you to come along and meet "the Doctor"!

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki will be at the below QBD locations in October and November. We can't wait to see you there!

!!UPDATE!! Our apologies, the event at Carousel on October 26th has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. We apologise for this inconvenience. Signed stock will still be available for fans from October 27th. QBD Books Rockingham Date Saturday 26th October 2019 Time From 9:30am to 11am AESTQBD Books Canberra Centre Date Monday 4th November 2019 Time From 12pm AESTQBD Books Chermside Date Monday 11th November 2019 Time From 3:30pm - 4:30pmAESTQBD Books Macarthur Square Date Saturday 2nd November 2019 Time From 8:30am - 10:00am AEST
About Dr Karl's Random Road Trip Through Science: Dr Karl is on a mission to track down Awe and Wonder in the Universe.
Find out why we've sent a spacecraft with Dr Karl's name on it to kiss the Sun, whether cannibalism is nutritious, and the answer to the Biggest Question of All - why does spaghetti always break into three pieces? Plus a whole lot more.
So strap in and get ready for a random ride through the Universe. Who knows where you'll end up

More about Dr Karl: The author of 45 books, Dr Karl is a lifetime student with degrees in physics and mathematics, biomedical engineering, medicine and surgery. He has worked as a physicist, labourer, roadie for bands, car mechanic, filmmaker, biomedical engineer, taxi driver, TV weatherman, and medical doctor at the Children's Hospital in Sydney.

Paul Gallen Book Signing


34.99Available on orders $50 to $1000 - Learn moreAdd to CartQBD Books Miranda are thrilled to be hosting Rugby icon Paul Gallen at a signing for his new autobiography ‘Heart and Soul’.

Paul Gallen's career in rugby league is extraordinary. He's captained his club, The Cronulla Sharks, to their first ever premiership, led the NSW Blues to a drought-breaking series win in 2014, and played more than 30 tests for his country. In every game Gallen has left nothing in tank, giving his heart and soul for his team and his teammates. Yet his career has also known controversy, with his take-no-prisoners style polarising both media and fans, and his captaincy of the Sharks making him both a figurehead and a target in the club's darkest days during the ASADA investigation.

Tell your friends, tell your family, bring everyone you know down to meet Paul and get your copy of ‘Heart and Soul’ signed!QBD Books Miranda Date Saturday 2nd of November 2019 Time From 1pm - 2:30pm AEST

Rachael Treasure Signing Events


QBD Books are delighted to be partnering with local libraries to host Rachael Treasure at signings for her new book ‘White Horses’.

An iconic Australian author, Rachael has modernised rural fiction and showcases contemporary rural women who are comfortable in, and caring of, their farming landscape.

Bring your friends, bring your family, tell everyone you know and come down to meet Rachael at these locations:Toowoomba City Library155 Herries St, Toowoomba City QLD 4350 Date Tuesday 10th of September 2019 Time From 6pm AESTCarindale LibraryWestfield Carindale, 1151 Creek Rd, Carindale QLD 4152 Date Wednesday 11th of September 2019 Time From 6:30pm AESTNewcastle LibraryLaman St, Newcastle NSW 2300 Date Thursday 12th of September 2019 Time From 6pm AESTPlease note the following special conditions apply to all library events: * Please contact the library to book ahead to avoid disappointment
* Signings will be held at the end of each event

Rachael Treasure QBD Bondi Book Signing Event


QBD Books Bondi are delighted to host Rachael Treasure at a signing for her new book ‘White Horses’.

An iconic Australian author, Rachael has modernised rural fiction and showcases contemporary rural women who are comfortable in, and caring of, their farming landscape.

Bring your friends, bring your family, tell everyone you know and come down to meet Rachael at these locations:QBD Books Bondi Junction Date Monday 16th of September 2019 Time From 12pm AEST

Meet Johnathan Thurston at QBD Books Brisbane City


QBD Books are delighted to be hosting Johnathan Thurston on the Queen Street mall stage in Brisbane's Myer Centre to sign his new book ‘JT: The Making of a Total Legend’. Widely regarded as Rugby League’s greatest player, this young reader's edition of JT's autobiography will follow his professional career from his debut with the Bulldogs to State of Origin star, and Premiership winner.

Bring your friends, bring your family, tell everyone you know and come down to meet a Rugby great at QBD. QBD Books Brisbane City Date Saturday 24th of August 2019 Time From 12pm to 1:30pm AESTPlease note the following special conditions apply to all JT signing events: * Due to limited time, and to avoid disappointment, the queue may be capped, depending on length. The end time is firm and cannot be extended.
* Johnathan will only be signing copies of his books. There will be no dedications or messages. Any other merchandise will be confiscated by security and returned after your book/s have been signed.
* Johnathan will be able to take a quick photo with people who have purchased a copy of the book to have signed. Please have your phone or camera ready in the signing queue.

Meet Mick Elliott at QBD Books Miranda


Meet best-selling children's author Mick Elliott!QBD Books are delighted to be hosting a book signing for Squidge Dibley author Mick Elliott!
An author, illustrator, children's television producer, scriptwriter and animator, Mick has overseen award-winning series for kids of all ages including Camp Orange and Play Along With Ollie.

Mick's latest book, Squidge Dibley Destroys The School, follows the adventures of new student Squidge Dibley at Craglands South Primary School.
Class 6PU have changed teachers more times than most kids change their socks, and their latest one is so strict they aren't even allowed to sneeze.
But just when it seems like the school term has been turned into a prison term, Squidge arrives....

QBD Books Miranda Date Saturday 10th of August 2019 Time From 10am AEST

Lynette Noni Vardaesia Book Signing


Meet best-selling YA fantasy author Lynette Noni!QBD Books are thrilled to be hosting book signings for the final book in Lynette Noni's Medoran Chronicles series Vardaesia! We'd love you to come along, meet Lynette and embrace the wonder!

With an ancient prophecy looming, Alex must confront the secrets of her past if she is to survive long enough to see the future. For if she returns to Medora without the Tia Aurans by her side, all hope for her world will be lost.

In this explosive conclusion to The Medoran Chronicles, the fate of Medora hangs in the balance as Alex readies herself to face Aven one final time.

The Medoran Chronicles by Lynette Noni have been described as ‘a game changer’ in YA fiction. A page-turning fantasy series about friendship, finding yourself and the ultimate battle of good versus evil. The Medoran Chronicles are perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Rick Riordan.

QBD Brisbane City Date Wednesday 20th of February 2019 Time From 3:30pm AESTQBD Hornsby Date Friday 22nd February 2019 Time From 4pm AEDTQBD Bondi Date Saturday 23rd February 2019 Time From 3pm AEDTQBD Plenty Valley Date Sunday 24th February 2019 Time From 10am AEDTQBD Elizabeth Date Wednesday 27th February 2019 Time From 3:30pm ACDTQBD Carousel Date Saturday 2nd March 2019 Time From 2pm AWST

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