THERE is great news for avid readers on the Fraser Coast.
QBD Books is set to open its largest regional store in Hervey Bay later this month.
The store will be located at Stockland Hervey Bay (Shop 080).
QBD Books is the country’s largest Australian-owned and operated book retailer.
The official opening of the new Hervey Bay store, the only QBD Store on the Fraser Coast, will be held on Friday, 28 May at 10.30am.
It will feature a ribbon-cutting and dedication to celebrate the event.
Special guest Jody Allen, author of “Earn At Home Mum” will be at the event along with signed copies of her brand new book.
Award-winning author Karen Foxlee, will also be in attendance.
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A new store will also open in Coffs Harbour in June, bringing the total number of QBD Book store across Australia to 81.
Both stores will carry all of QBD Books’ great range, discounted products and Australian Geographic bestsellers.
In addition, the stores will have dedicated school representatives to assist the educational community with their purchases.
“Our new stores give locals the opportunity to browse thousands of titles; from highly anticipated new releases, including Legacy by Nora Roberts, The Happiest Man on Earth by Eddie Jaku and Dogman, to bestselling and discounted titles – with more available to order in,” said CEO of QBD Books Nicholas Croydon.
“Readers can also explore the very best educational and recreational products from iconic brand Australian Geographic, whose best sellers over the past month are puzzles, weather stations, and children’s scientific activity kits,” Mr Croydon said.