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The best books of 2023

Our staff have voted and the results are in! We are delighted to reveal our best books of 2023, as chosen by Readings' experienced booksellers.

Best of Australian fiction

Best of international fiction

Best of nonfiction

Best of picture books

Best of junior and middle fiction

Best of young adult fiction

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What we’re reading: Flanagan & Rundell

Each week our amazing staff bring you a sample of the books or music they're immersed in.

Chris Gordon is reading Question 7 by Richard Flanagan

I'm at that time of the year when I reflect on the year that has been. I'm looking at all the pathways I could have, should have, would have taken if I had stopped…

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Best junior and middle grade books of 2023

Every year our staff vote for their favourite books of the past 12 months. Here are the best junior and middle grade books of the year, as voted by Readings' staff, and displayed in alphabetical order by author.

Leaf-light by Trace Balla

Have you ever had a special place that was just yours? 12-year-old Miri has one, it's high up…

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