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The Time Is Now, Monica Sparrow is a delightful story of second chances and new beginnings.
The Silent Patient is a remarkable debut novel about a woman’s brutal act, and the psychotherapist obsessed with investigating her crime.
Soon to be released as a major motion picture, Stephen King’s bestselling 1983 horror novel is a thrilling tale about the discovery of a burial ground in the New England woods.
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The Secretary is an enthralling read about an unassuming assistant who gathers knowledge about her peers.
From bestselling author James Patterson comes the latest instalment in the Women’s Murder Club series.
Set during World War II, The Woman from Saint Germain is a stunning historical fiction novel about two strangers who must become allies to survive.
Cass Hamer’s After the Party is a hilarious and heart-warming story about an unexpected gift left at a fifth birthday party, and a journey to find a missing mother.
The Taking of Annie Thorne is the haunting new thriller from bestselling author of The Chalk Man, C.J. Tudor.
Set in Brooklyn in the late noughties, The Lost Night is an exciting thriller about a party girl’s mysterious death, and her friend’s efforts to unearth the truth.
Rebecca reviews Samantha Shannon’s newest release, The Priory of the Orange Tree.
Jennifer Spence’s The Lost Girls is a stunningly haunting read about the ramifications of one’s choices.
The experts at Lonely Planet give their top travel recommendations for Germany’s gritty and vibrant capital, Berlin.
Orchard’s debut novel, Into the Fire, beautifully examines female friendships.
A brilliant debut novel from journalist Brandy Scott.
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Check out our staff review and our Q&A with author Stuart Turton as we delve deeper into The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle.
Check out our staff review for Muse of Nightmares, the second novel in Laini Taylor’s two-part series.
Rebecca reviews On the Come Up, the newest novel from bestselling author of The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas.
Zöe Foster Blake’s excellent new release is a guide for love, in all its forms.
Based on a true story, At The Wolf’s Table is a chilling debut novel about the experiences of one of Hitler’s food tasters.
Truman Capote’s sixty-year old novella Breakfast At Tiffany’s is a glittering tale about enigmatic socialite, Holly Golightly.
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Being John Lennon is an insightful account of one of the twentieth century’s most influential figures.
From number one bestselling author Michael Connelly comes a gripping tale about LAPD detectives Renee Ballard and Harry Bosch.
Wilbur Smith’s stunning new novel takes readers to the heart of a world at war.
Set several months after the first Fantastic Beasts instalment, The Crimes of Grindelwald is the magical new addition to the Wizarding World series.
The thrilling new release from international bestselling author, Matthew Reilly.
The deeply personal story of one of the most iconic and compelling women of the twenty-first century, former First Lady Michelle Obama.
Jeff Kinney’s The Meltdown is the thirteenth book from the brilliant Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
From bestselling author George R.R. Martin comes Fire and Blood, the fascinating history of the Targaryens in Westeros.
Ten years on from Obama’s historic presidential election in 2008, Laskas offers an intimate look at one man’s relationship with the American people, and how this extraordinary dialogue shaped an era-defining presidency.
Illustrated by Tony Ross, The Ice Monster is the fantastic new novel by No. 1 bestselling children’s author, David Walliams.
A gripping debut that explores issues in America’s rust belt.
The most hotly anticipated thriller of 2018 follows Jack Reacher on a quest into his father’s past, and climaxes in the most stomach-clenching, spine-tingling ticking time bomb of an adventure yet.
From the bestselling author of The Notebook, A Walk to Remember, Dear John and The Last Song comes Nicholas Sparks’ superb new novel, Every Breath.
Lenny’s Book of Everything is Karen Foxlee’s stunning, life-affirming debut novel.
From the award winning author of The Dry comes a brilliant outback thriller.
Natalie reviews the highly-anticipated new novel from Markus Zusak.
John Grisham’s gripping new novel explores how Pete Banning – war veteran and Methodist family man – became a murderer.
From New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult comes an engrossing novel about a hostage situation in a women’s reproductive health clinic.
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Chloe Benjamin’s The Immortalists is a decade-spanning tale that blurs the line between reality and illusion, and free will and destiny.
Robert Galbraith’s newest instalment in the Cormoran Strike series is a mysterious page-turner.
From bestselling author Scott Pape comes the second instalment of The Barefoot Investor.
Cat reviews Kevin’s Kwan’s lively debut novel, Crazy Rich Asians. Now a major motion picture.
The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village, is a heartwarming debut from author Joanna Nell.
Alice Nelson’s breakthrough novel is a superb story about families and their complexities.
John Purcell’s The Girl on the Page is a gripping debut injected with book industry intel.
Cuskelly’s Wedderburn is compelling true crime tale set in Central Victoria.
Cat reviews the newest novel from bestselling author of Big Little Lies and The Husband’s Secret, Liane Moriarty.
Emily M. Danforth’s debut novel is an brilliant story of self-discovery.
Set on an island off Western Australia, Judy Nunn’s Sanctuary is a superb tale of love and survival.
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The newest novel from barrister turned author John Tesarsch is an enthralling tale of deception.
Fiona McIntosh’s new release is a dazzling historical fiction novel about love, duty, and chocolate.
Barnes’ debut novel is a story of a family’s collapse and young boy’s dream to join a rock’n’roll band.
Pip Drysdale’s The Sunday Girl is a brilliant debut novel about a woman’s revenge.
A collaboration between Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison, Shadow Tyrants is the gripping new novel in the Oregon Files series.
We chat with BM Carroll about her stellar new novel, The Missing Pieces of Sophie McCarthy.
The new release from bestselling author Lesley Pearce is an engrossing novel about neighbours and their secrets.
The new novel from the world’s bestselling thriller writer, James Patterson, and Andrew Holmes, Revenge is a riveting tale of betrayal and revenge.
Kayte Nunn’s The Botanist’s Daughter is a stunning debut novel that traverses time and place.
Kate reviews classic science-fiction novel, The War of the Worlds.
From Sydney songwriter and musician, Holly Throsby, comes a compelling tale of a small community divided by secrets.
Kevin Kwan’s hilarious debut novel, Crazy Rich Asians provides readers with great insight into the lavish lives of Singapore’s elite.
We chat with Zoje Stage about her debut novel, Baby Teeth.
Nick Hornby’s High Fidelity is a brilliant story of love and music, set in the context of 1990s London.
Rebecca reviews the gripping debut novel from Australian author, Chris Hammer.
Archaeologist turned university lecturer, Meaghan Wilson Anastasios puts her expertise to use in her first solo novel.
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The Rules of Seeing is an enjoyable, original debut about perceiving the world differently.
Written in conjunction with award-winning Australian crime writer, Candice Fox, James Patterson returns with an enthralling sequel to the New York Times bestseller, Never Never.
Don’t Let Go is the gripping new release from bestselling author of Fool Me Once and Home, and the creator of Netflix series, Safe.
The newest release from number one New York Times bestseller, Nora Roberts, is a terrific, multigenerational read.
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Injected with both melancholy and Australian humour, journalist Trent Dalton’s debut novel is a tale of brotherhood, unlikely friendships and a Christmas Day jail-break.
Aoife Clifford’s Second Sight is an enthralling read about small town mysteries.
Set in the years between World War I and II, War Cry is stellar novel from one of the world’s best historical fiction writers, Wilbur Smith.
We chat with bestselling author Monica McInerney about her new release, The Trip of a Lifetime.
The experts at Lonely Planet give their top travel recommendations from Thailand’s vibrant capital city.
Sleeping Beauties is a chilling tale from eminent author Stephen King, and his son Owen.
Winner of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, The Nowhere Child is a frenetic tale of trauma and memory.
Stephen King’s fans will love the bestselling author’s chilling and suspenseful new release.
Thinking about a family holiday? Pip Williams gives us the low-down on travelling with children.
Bri Lee’s courageous debut novel highlights the challenges associated with Australia’s legal system.
A charming debut novel that places a glamorous, Australian heroine in the epicentre of liberal, vibrant, 1920s Paris.
In the midst of an international crisis, the sitting US President disappears.
From award-winning author Gillian Flynn comes a disturbing thriller, soon to be a television series starring Amy Adams.
Can a book fanatic broaden her literary horizons in the name of love? Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus’ new offering perfectly illustrates the challenges of modern-day dating.
The Rooster Bar, from bestselling author John Grisham, is a thrilling, immersive pageturner.
The newest release from bestselling author, Zoe Foster Blake, hopes to guide people through all the stages of their break-up.
A riveting domestic thriller about a family’s nightmare coming to life.
Full of flawed, narcissistic characters desperate to maintain their social standing, The Party demonstrates how quickly one’s life can change in the face of tragedy.
We chat with legendary Socceroo and national treasure Tim Cahill following the re-release of Legacy, as he prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup.
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The stunning debut adult novel from author and freelance education journalist, Sarah J Harris.
Set in Western Australia in the 1970s, Tim Winton’s Breath is a beautifully-written story about wild, adolescent behaviour.
This is the untold story of the American federal agent who captured the world’s most-wanted drug-lord.
Into the Water is the gripping new release from bestselling author of The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins.
A brilliant guide to navigating a world defined by the battle and balancing of old power and new power.
Los Angeles can be a dangerous city – never more so than in the dead of night.
A gorgeous debut novel that is in turns heartbreaking and hopeful.
The Break, the newest release by bestselling novelist, Marian Keyes, is a warm, funny novel, full to the brim with Keyes’ signature Irish quirks.
The triumphant debut from singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer, Sally Seltmann.
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Wohlleben’s newest release is a fascinating read, giving great insight into the thoughts of animals.
Read the celebrated book before watching the film!
A magnificent historical fiction novel that highlights the value of love and friendship during wartime.
The scandalous conclusion to LS Hilton’s international bestselling Maestra trilogy!
Set against a beautiful Australian backdrop, The Lost Flowers of Alice is a brilliant debut novel that tugs at the heartstrings.
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Small Great Things is a fascinating drama and undoubtedly a product of its time.
A haunting, psychological thriller that brings readers into a nightmarish and paranoiac situation, questioning their own understanding of the truth.
Gaiman captivates readers by reviving iconic myths.
An outstanding, clever and unputdownable debut, Gail Honeyman skillfully draws readers into the world of Eleanor Oliphant.
A thrilling new addition to the Millennium series.