Limited reading time is no longer an obstacle to joining a book club.
Want to join a reading group but can’t find the time? Maybe you’re sick of being the book club dunce who rarely (read: never) gets through the book in time? Fret not. Audiobooks can be game-changers for the book-club-inclined-but-time-poor (aka BCIBTP). You don’t need to find several hours of dedicated reading time if you can listen in while you’re driving, or exercising, or [insert activity here]. Think of the possibilities! You could even start your own exclusive audiobook club as an excuse to hang out with other time-poor people. Your kind of people! Here are some incredible book club audiobooks, complete with our popular curated discussion points, to get you started.
Book club notes
An uplifting Australian drama from rural midwife and bestselling author Fiona McArthur.
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A story filled with courage, passion and hope to share with your reading group.
An exciting new thriller from the author of The Girl on the Train to discuss with your book club.
A magnificent literary pick for book club.
A desert highway. A remote town. A murder that won’t stay hidden.
A timely and uplifting story about the importance of community and connection from much-loved author Barbara Hannay.
Part thriller, part redemptive love story, and sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your next book club meeting.
Ponder whether one life is worth more than another with Fiona McIntosh's latest thriller.
A (Penguin Literary Prize) winning pick for book club.
This heart-stopping thriller set on the rugged coast of Tasmania is an excellent choice for book club.
An award-winning pick for your next book club meeting.
What could drive a mother to do the unthinkable?
A captivating novel about love, sacrifice, secrets and resilience that's perfect for book club.
A pick for book club that's warm, witty and wise.
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.
Track down your reading group to discuss Candice Fox's latest thriller.
A beautiful and uplifting story to share with your reading group.
Explore themes of motherhood, secrets and family lore with your book club.
With IVF treatments, a family trip on the Ghan and some award winning jam, there's plenty to unpack with your reading group.
Book club discussion questions and teaching resources.
A light-hearted and optimistic pick for book club.
Take your reading group into the dark, gothic heart of rural Australia.
A tale of extraordinary friendship and a lifetime of stories to share with your book club pals.