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Our top 10 bestsellers of the week

Special Guest by Annabel Crabb & Wendy Sharpe The Uncollected Plays of Shaun Micallef by Shaun Micallef Ottolenghi SIMPLE by Yotam Ottolenghi The Lost Man by Jane Harper Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales Milkman by Anna Burns Past Tense by Lee Child The Arsonist by Chloe Hooper Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

Our bestselling books of last week include two …

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Our top 10 bestsellers of the week

The Lost Man by Jane Harper Milkman by Anna Burns Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales Ottolenghi SIMPLE by Yotam Ottolenghi Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty The Three Secret Cities by Matthew Reilly Preservation by Jock Serong Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak The Arsonist by Chloe Hooper Books That Saved My Life by Michael McGirr

Jane Harper’s addictive new thriller tops our list of bestsell…

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The best new crime reads in November & December

by Fiona Hardy

CRIME BOOK OF THE MONTH The Lost Man by Jane Harper

Jane Harper won so many awards for her debut novel, The Dry, that I could use my entire word count just listing them. But if I did that, I wouldn’t have the chance to tell you to go and read this, her standalone third book, and another powerful read that cements her as one of Australia’s premier authors.

The Lost Man will coat everything …

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A witchy reading list for Halloween

This Halloween season is feeling particularly witchy and we couldn’t be happier! Here is a reading list to help you get into the mood. For high drama and romance… ….try A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Deep in the stacks of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript. Descended from an old and distinguished line of …

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Our top 10 bestsellers of the week

The Lost Man by Jane Harper Milkman by Anna Burns The PM Years by Kevin Rudd Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales Ottolenghi SIMPLE by Yotam Ottolenghi Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak The Arsonist by Chloe Hooper Books That Saved My Life by Michael McGirr Eat at the Bar by Jo Gamvros & Matt McConnell

Jane Harper’s new crime thriller has arrived in-store, and …

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Dear Reader, November 2018

by Alison Huber

There are always far, far, far too many new books to talk about adequately in this column, but seriously, this month is out of control. But I want to use some words to say something about Jennifer Down, whose Pulse Points is the winner of this year’s Readings Prize. I think Down is actually a genius, and couldn’t agree more with judges about the quality of her writing: her ability to convey the e…

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Epic family sagas to captivate readers

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Pachinko is a wonderfully immersive novel that follows multiple perspectives from WWI through to 1989. At the heart of the story is Sunja, a pregnant Korean teenager who accepts an offer of marriage from a Christian pastor and travels to Japan with him. Following a man she barely knows to a hostile country where she has no friends and no home, Sunja’s salvation is just …

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10 blockbuster reads in October

October is always an exciting time in the literary world. Here are some of the buzziest, biggest books to have arrived on our shelves this month. Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak

Markus Zusak makes his long-awaited return with a profoundly heartfelt and inventive novel about a family held together by stories, and a young life caught in the current. The Dunbar boys bring each other up in a hou…

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Our top 10 bestsellers of the week

Ottolenghi SIMPLE by Yotam Ottolenghi Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales The Arsonist by Chloe Hooper Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami (translated by Philip Gabriel & Ted Goossen) Boys Will be Boys by Clementine Ford Normal People by Sally Rooney Good Food Guide 2019 edited by Myffy Rigby The Courage to be Disliked by Ic…

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Our top 10 bestsellers of the week

Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales Ottolenghi SIMPLE by Yotam Ottolenghi Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami (translated by Philip Gabriel & Ted Goossen) Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty The Arsonist by Chloe Hooper Mirka & Georges by Lesley Harding & Kendrah Morgan In a House of Lies by Ian Rankin Speaking Up by Gillian Triggs Boys Will be Boys by Clement…

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