Kate McIntosh

Kate McIntosh is the shop manager at Readings Doncaster.

Reviews

The Beautiful Fall by Hugh Breakey

Thrice now, 179 days apart each time, Robbie Penfold has lost his mind. He suffers from a form of amnesia which wipes his memory clean every six months. No one knows if it will happen again, but Robb…

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The Chase by Candice Fox

At a prison in Nevada, the annual friendly baseball game between the officers and the minimum-security inmates is due to take place. A bus load of family members is coming to cheer on the guards, as …

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The Truth About Her by Jacqueline Maley

When I reached the end of this book and read the author bio on the back page, I was not in the least bit surprised to discover Jacqueline Maley is, just like the main character in her debut novel, an…

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The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernan

The Rúin, the novel which introduced us to Cormac Reilly, an Irish detective transferred to Galway and handed a cold case which leads him to unexpected places, was my stand out crime novel of 2018. T

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Desire Lines by Felicity Volk

Paddy is seven years old when his parents hand him over to the care of the nuns. It is 1952, and some might say he is lucky to get away from his abusive father and the family’s poverty-line existence…

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News

The Readings New Australian Fiction Prize shortlist 2021

by Kate McIntosh

We are delighted to announce the six talented emerging authors shortlisted for this year’s Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction. Readings Doncaster manager and chair of judges, Kate McIntosh, shares the judges’ choices.

Each year, a few honoured staff members from Readings are assigned the task of reading and selecting what they consider to be six of the best new novels or short story col…

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11 crime novels to read in March

by Kate McIntosh

Our acting crime columnist Kate McIntosh recommends Dervla McTiernan’s latest and third novel, and ten more crime fiction reads out this month.

The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernan

The Rúin, the novel which introduced us to Cormac Reilly, an Irish detective transferred to Galway and handed a cold case which leads him to unexpected places, was my standout crime novel of 2018. The Scholar, rele…

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