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Read It! Be It!

Check out our list of books to change your life!

The Time Is Now, Monica Sparrow

Matt Howard

The Time Is Now, Monica Sparrow is a delightful story of second chances and new beginnings.

The Silent Patient

Alex Michaelides

The Silent Patient is a remarkable debut novel about a woman’s brutal act, and the psychotherapist obsessed with investigating her crime.

Pet Sematary

Stephen King

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.

France’s Top 5 Experiences

Lonely Planet

Check out Lonely Planet’s top five recommendations for France!

The Secretary

Renee Knight

The Secretary is an enthralling read about an unassuming assistant who gathers knowledge about her peers.

18th Abduction

James Patterson

From bestselling author James Patterson comes the latest instalment in the Women’s Murder Club series.

The Woman from Saint Germain

J.R. Lonie

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.

After the Party

Cassie Hamer

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 Lost Night

Andrea Bartz

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.

The Priory of the Orange Tree

Samantha Shannon

Rebecca reviews Samantha Shannon’s newest release, The Priory of the Orange Tree.

The Shepherd’s Hut

Tim Winton

A rifle-shot of a novel – crisp, fast, shocking – The Shepherd’s Hut is an urgent masterpiece about solitude, unlikely friendship, and the raw business of survival.

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Stuart Turton

Evelyn Hardcastle will die. Every day until Aiden can identify her killer. 

But every time the day begins again, Aiden wakes in the body of a different person…

The Family Next Door

Sally Hepworth

Do you ever really know your neighbours?

The safest suburbs often hold the deepest secrets.

The Pearler’s Wife

Roxane Dhand

From the high seas to the deep seabed, from the latticed verandahs of Buccaneer Bay to the gambling dens in Asia Place, The Pearler’s Wife is a stunning debut, inspired by a small yet pivotal moment in Australian history.

The Ruin

Dervla McTiernan

Cormac Reilly is about to reopen the case that took him twenty years to forget … The most addictive crime fiction debut of 2018.

Before I Let You Go

Kelly Rimmer

Your sister needs you. But her child needs you more… A moving page-turner with a heart-pounding dilemma: Your sister or her baby. Who do you choose?

The Perfect Girlfriend

Karen Hamilton

Karen Hamilton’s ‘The Perfect Girlfriend’ is a frightening depiction of unbridled obsession, for fans of The Girl on the Train and Gone Girl. 

The Year That Changed Everything

Cathy Kelly

The brilliantly heartwarming and life-affirming new novel from bestselling author Cathy Kelly.

The Secrets She Keeps

Michael Robotham

THE SECRETS SHE KEEPS is a compelling psychological thriller that delves deeply into the psyche of the human mind, by internationally bestselling author Michael Robotham.

Wolf Boys

Dan Slater

An immersive, non-fiction thriller informed by extraordinary research and vivid detail, Wolf Boys uncovers the dark truth about Mexico’s cartels and the tragic failure of the ‘war on drugs’.

Domina

LS Hilton

Everything you thought you knew about Maestra…You don’t. Judith Rashleigh returns in the stunning thriller from the author of the worldwide bestseller, Maestra.