Some books are solo endeavours – literary tomes best tackled alone (and all in good time). Others are flat-out too embarrassing to share with your book club buddies (we won’t tell anyone). And then there are books that are simply made to be ruminated upon, digested and shared (once a month with a select group of friends and virtual strangers). Here are twenty 2020 titles calling out for their book-club homes.
The Lost Love Song is a bewitching novel about love, second chances and the power of music, from the author of the critically acclaimed, bestselling Star-crossed . . .
The heartwarming new family saga from the bestselling author of The Kookaburra Creek Café.
Maggie’s Going Nowhere is a fierce and funny debut introducing a thoroughly relatable and offbeat heroine. If you enjoy Fleabag, you'll adore Maggie!
Jane Austen time-travels to the future and falls in love. But will she choose happiness in the present, or her career as a writer in the past?
The lives of three women weave together across four centuries in the dazzling new book from Evie Wyld, winner of the Miles Franklin Award.
Set in Queensland during a time of tremendous social upheaval, Riptides is a gripping family drama about dreams, choices and consequences, from the author of the acclaimed Half Moon Lake.
The new classic from the queen of contemporary fiction.
THE 2020 DEBUT NOVEL EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT. Our lives aren't always what we make them out to be. What would happen if we told the truth instead?
Veronica McCreedy is about to have the a journey of a lifetime . . . A warm, witty story of late life revelations (and penguins), as one unique octogenarian decides it's time to visit Antarctica.
An intoxicating, unsettling story of the battle between light and dark, love and lust, morality and corruption
A chilling exploration into obsession, reconciliation and revenge in 2020's must-read.
A powerful debut novel that delicately blends Hawaiian myth with the broken American dream.
In the late 1800s, rather than run the risk of his under-achieving sons tarnishing his reputation at home, Charles Dickens sent two of them to Australia.
The breathtaking new novel from the internationally bestselling author of The Rain Queen and Congo Dawn.
A love-story gem from the bestselling author of A Spool of Blue Thread
The Secret Life of Shirley Sullivan is a charming, nostalgic and heartwarming story for women of any age – and it all begins when 79-year-old Shirley kidnaps her husband from his nursing home for one final adventure . . .
The heartwarming new family drama from the bestselling author of The Tea Chest.
Winner of the 2019 Penguin Literary Prize
International borders may be closed for now, but there are still no limits on the imagination.