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Our Top Ten Books

These are the books that Australians are loving right now.

Beginner Readers

A collection of the best new Australian stories for beginner readers in 2020.

Love Dad, Love Penguin

Book recommendations to show all kinds of Dads all kinds of love this Father’s Day.

Australia Out Loud

Audiobooks revealing unique perspectives, observed through an Australian lens.

Familiar Tones

Well-known and much-loved celebrity voices bringing audiobooks to life.

Winter Earwarmers

Nestle in, cue up an audiobook, and drift.

Father's Day

Settle in with your little ones and enjoy quality time with these Dad-tastic reads!

Unreliable Narrators

Protagonists so flawed they could only be human.

A Guide to… Ottessa Moshfegh

Introducing the five titles to date from a rapidly rising literary star.

Watershed Moments

Events that have reset the course of history.

Trump Tales

Self-help, scandals and satires by or about the 45th US President.

New Beginnings

Stories of exodus, refugees and human migration.

Reset Your Skillset

Life advice, hacks and strategies to lead your way through adversity and prosper.

Mind Games

‘Reality’ is subjective in these mind-bending psychological thrillers.

A Look Ahead: Fiction

Some of the most anticipated novels to come in 2020.

Paranormal Thresholds

Cross the line into the otherworldly.

Reading About Racism

A starting point for learning, discussion and change.

Viva la Vino!

Books that celebrate our passion for plonk.

Bring a Book

Downtime = more time to read.

A Look Ahead: Audiobooks

Feast your ears on some of the hottest audiobooks still to come in 2020.

Nuclear Ambitions

Tensions run high as the fate of humanity hangs in the balance.

A (Brief) Guide to… John Boyne

Five diverse titles from the bestselling author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

Sister Acts

Sisters doing it for each other, or themselves.

Strange Bedfellows

Mismatched heroes and unlikely adventures.