These are the reads from our home-grown authors that topped the book charts in 2017. Featuring two memoirs, four children's books, three contemporary fiction novels and one crime mystery – if you are yet to read them, add them straight to the top of your book pile.
A moving and inspirational true story of survival and triumph against incredible odds, celebrating the importance of never letting go of what drives the human spirit – hope.
The new novel from no.1 bestselling author Judy Nunn is a stunning portrait of love, hope and survival on an isolated island off Western Australia.
The long-awaited and highly anticipated new novel from one of Australia’s most beloved bestselling authors.
A sweet, funny story about accepting yourself and finding a friend who loves you just the way you are. Mostly, though, it's about a fart. And fart jokes. Loooots of fart jokes.
A heartbreaking story about the pursuit of passion by the bestselling author of The Chocolate Tin.
Girl Stuff 8–12 is the essential younger girl's guide to puberty and the pre-teen years.
The story of Jelena Dokic, in her words
In this stunning sequel to the New York Times #1 bestseller Never Never, Detective Harriet Blue must choose - between saving her brother or saving a whole town . . .
Books for the independent masters of self-control born 22 December – 19 January.
Books for the open-minded, philosophical enthusiasts born 22 November – 21 December.
Books for the assertive, resourceful decision-makers born 23 October – 21 November.