'Motherland is a love letter to rural Australia. It's raw and real. What you read here is life in rural Australia and I'm so glad there these stories are out there.' Fleur McDonald, bestselling Australian author, Voice of the Outback

'I absolutely loved this book. I laughed, I cried and, thanks to Steph's talented storytelling, I feel bonded to the women of the land she has highlighted so honestly.' Giaan Rooney, Olympic swimmer, television presenter and farmer

'Stephanie Trethewey's debut book, Motherland, offers us a very rare and personal insight into the brave and unique lives of Australian rural women - what a privilege. 'Bridie Carter, actor

'What started as a way to connect lonely mums across the land has evolved into a touchstone of inspiration, friendship and camaraderie with a whirlwind of emotions thrown in. 'Catriona Rowntree, Getaway presenter