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Stock your reading pile with some books worth savouring.

Autumn’s here. Memories of summer days give way to promises of long winter nights. This transitional season’s a great time to plan ahead, get your house in order and stash away some books worth sinking your teeth into.  

  • Heart of the Grass Tree is an exquisite, searing and hope-filled debut about mothers and daughters and family stories, about country and its living history.

  • The Hollow Bones implores us to pay careful attention to the crucial lessons we might learn from our not-too-distant history.

  • A vital new non-fiction collection from one of the most celebrated and revered writers of our time

  • 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.

  • A world shattered – a life remade.

  • Monsarrat and Mrs Mulrooney are sent to Sydney to investigate corruption that may go right to the top – to the office of the governor - and threaten the colony's fundamental rights to freedom of speech.

  • Marian Keyes meets Love Actually in this fresh, funny and gloriously romantic Australian novel that has sold all around the world.

  • The spine-tingling new thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author ofThe Chalk Man.

  • A haunting, compelling first novel by the author of the award-winning Madness: A Memoir.

  • A spectacular, genre-redefining literary fantasy novel from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of A Brief History of Seven Killings.

  • Nicole Alexander’s ninth novel is a sweeping rural historical novel, set in South Australia and the Northern Territory.

  • This fresh, exciting, twisty debut psychological thriller explores with terrifying credibility how rumours can wreck lives . . .

  • Inspired by a real case, Half Moon Lake is a captivating historical novel set in America's Deep South about a lost boy - and the two mothers who both seek to claim him.

  • A thrilling story told in the form of an extended oral history, Daisy Jones and the Six transports the reader to the world of '70's rock 'n roll; creative chaos, musical alchemy and an iconic sound.

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