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Our children’s and YA top 10 bestsellers of the week

The Getaway (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 12) by Jeff Kinney Bad Dad by David Walliams and Tony Ross Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend La Belle Sauvage (The Book of Dust Book 1) by Philip Pullman Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo No One Likes a Fart by Zoë Foster Blake Turtles All the Way Down by John Green Here We Are: Notes for Livi

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Our top 10 bestsellers of the week

A Long Way from Home by Peter Carey Force of Nature by Jane Harper Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders Mythos by Stephen Fry The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa (translated by Philip Gabriel) 5 Ingredients: Quick & Easy Food by Jamie Oliver Stories by Helen Garner The Passage of Love by Alex Miller True Stories by Helen Garner First Person by Richard Flanagan

We were delighted to…

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The Invisible War wins the 2017 Most Underrated Book Award

A fascinating graphic novel about microbes has been named the winner of year’s Most Underrated Book Award (MUBA). Now in its sixth year, this is a unique prize run by the Small Press Network (SPN) that celebrates hidden gems – engaging and creative books across all genres that deserve to reach a wider audience.

The Invisible War by Ailsa Wild, Briony Barr, Gregory Crocetti, Ben Huchings and Jer…

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The best non-fiction books of 2017

Every year our staff vote for their favourite books, albums, films and TV shows of the past 12 months. Here are our top 10 non-fiction books of the year, voted for by Readings' staff, and displayed in no particular order. (You can find all our best picks for books, CDs & DVDs of 2017 here.) The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Krasnostein

Sarah Krasnostein does a marvellous job of illuminating Sand…

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The best food & gardening books of 2017

by Chris Gordon

Every year our staff vote for their favourite books, albums, films and TV shows of the past 12 months. Here are our top 10 food and gardening books of the year, voted for by Readings' staff, and displayed in no particular order. (You can find all our best picks for books, CDs & DVDs of 2017 here.) Ostro by Julia Busuttil Nishimura

Melbourne-based Italian food writer Julia Busuttil Nishimur…

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The best picture books of 2017

Every year our staff vote for their favourite books, albums, films and TV shows of the past 12 months. Here are our top 10 picture books of the year, voted for by Readings' staff, and displayed in no particular order. (You can find all our best picks for books, CDs & DVDs of 2017 here.) Triangle by Mac Barnett & Jon Klassen

Triangle sets off through a landscape of shapes to play a sneaky t…

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The best fiction books of 2017

Every year our staff vote for their favourite books, albums, films and TV shows of the past 12 months. Here are our top 10 fiction books of the year, voted for by Readings' staff, and displayed in no particular order. (You can find all our best picks for books, CDs & DVDs of 2017 here.) Pachinko by Min Jee Lee

Family and history come together in this captivating saga that spans nearly 100 …

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The best crime books of 2017

by Fiona Hardy

Every year our staff vote for their favourite books, albums, films and TV shows of the past 12 months. Here are our top 10 crime books of the year, voted for by Readings' staff, and displayed in no particular order. (You can find all our best picks for books, CDs & DVDs of 2017 here.) The Student by Iain Ryan

It’s 1994 and in Gatton, Queensland, uni student Nate is in need of some weed. Bu…

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The best junior fiction books of 2017

Every year our staff vote for their favourite books, albums, films and TV shows of the past 12 months. Here are our top 10 junior fiction books of the year, voted for by Readings' staff, and displayed in no particular order. (You can find all our best picks for books, CDs & DVDs of 2017 here.) Diva and Flea: A Parisian Tale by Mo Willems & Tony DiTerlizzi

Diva and Flea live in Paris, formi…

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