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Twenty one titles to keep your book club humming in 2021.

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 one titles calling out for their book-club homes.

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Mirror Man book club notes

Ponder whether one life is worth more than another with Fiona McIntosh's latest thriller.

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The Rabbits book club notes

A (Penguin Literary Prize) winning pick for book club.

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The Deep book club notes

This heart-stopping thriller set on the rugged coast of Tasmania is an excellent choice for book club.

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The Coconut Children book club notes

An award-winning pick for your next book club meeting.

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Echolalia book club notes

What could drive a mother to do the unthinkable?

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Secrets My Father Kept book club notes

A captivating novel about love, sacrifice, secrets and resilience that's perfect for book club.

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Lovebirds book club notes

A pick for book club that's warm, witty and wise.

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A Glasshouse of Stars book club notes

An exquisite, heartbreakingly beautiful gem of a novel for anyone who loved Wonder, Lenny's Book of Everything, A Monster Calls or When You Reach Me.

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The Chase book club notes

Track down your reading group to discuss Candice Fox's latest thriller.

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The Emporium of Imagination book club notes

A beautiful and uplifting story to share with your reading group.

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Like Mother book club notes

Explore themes of motherhood, secrets and family lore with your book club.

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The Jam Queens book club notes

With IVF treatments, a family trip on the Ghan and some award winning jam, there's plenty to unpack with your reading group.

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Becoming: Adapted for Younger Readers

Book club discussion questions and teaching resources.

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Tipping book club notes

A light-hearted and optimistic pick for book club.

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The Silent Listener book club notes

Take your reading group into the dark, gothic heart of rural Australia.

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The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot book club notes

A tale of extraordinary friendship and a lifetime of stories to share with your book club pals.

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The Moroccan Daughter book club notes

A must-read for book clubs and fans of The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul.

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Listen, Layla Book Club Notes

Reading group discussion questions for ages 12+.

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Fragile Monsters book club notes

Sweep your book club off to Malaysia with this spellbinding novel of war and family betrayal.

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Thursday Murder Club book club notes

A classic whodunit for the most perceptive reading groups.

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A Promised Land book club notes

Settle in for a memorable reading group discussion, with Barack Obama’s long-awaited memoirs: A Promised Land.

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The Champagne War book club notes

Sweep your book club off to the sun-kissed vineyards of rural France.

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Life After Truth book club notes

These friends think they know everything about one another, but time has a way of making us strangers to those we love...

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The Godmothers book club notes

Your reading group will adore this family drama from much-loved author Monica McInerney.

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