The Golden Unicorn: Rise of the Mythix by Anh Do

What happens when the ruler of the world has too much power? So much power that he is destroying the world he rules? A new superhero must r...

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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

The horror of 9/11 filtered through the perspective of our nine-year-old narrator Oskar Schell. I love the insight into his Grandma and her lett...

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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

This was my first proper "adult book" back after having my first child. Yes, the sheer size of it intimidated the begeebies our of me ...

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Scar Tissue by Anthony Kiedis

Written in a simple yet honest way, this book is raw, funny and occasionally very dark. Kiedis details his crazy life's journey from a kid b...

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Family, Food, & Feelings* by Kate Berry

I couldn't love Kate Berry more! These recipes are all absolute winners, that you'll make easily and happily again and again. It's b...

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Low Tox Life by Alexx Stuart

I've been a fan of Alexx and her podcasts for years now, so was over the moon when her book arrived. It is all I had hoped for and more. Thi...

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The Power of Hope by Kon Karapanagiotidis

This memoir is exactly the antidote you need if you're feeling depressed and angry at our country's treatment of its most vulnerable and...

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They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

They Both Die at the End is set in a future in which humans receive an alert on the day they die, letting them know that it will be their f...

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Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

A quiet, psychoanalytical read that demonstrates how minor character dynamics can be cleverly manipulated to create a powerfully captivating sto...

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This Idea Must Die by John Brockman

Bite-sized science is the best science! “This Idea Must Die” is a fascinating collection of thoughts from 175 brilliant minds, chall...

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Adult Fantasy by Briohny Doyle

Briohny Doyle turned thirty without a clear idea of what her adult life should look like… sound familiar?! Adult Fantasy is a fantast...

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When Breath Becomes Air

Absolutely poetic and devastatingly philosophical. This read follows the life and work of an extraordinary neurosurgeon as he strives to grapple...

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The Little Red Writing Book by Mark Tredinnick

Time and time again I come back to this home library essential for anyone who writes regularly for business or pleasure. Mark Tredinnick’s...

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Stoner by John Williams

This forgotten gem of a classic is a deeply moving novel and universal tale that follows William Stoner from his humble country roots, through u...

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Hunting and Gathering by Anna Gavalda

Enjoy the twists of fate that connect four contemporary Parisians, Camille, Philibert, Franck and Camille in this beautiful character-driven nov...

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Butterfly on a Pin by Alannah Hill

One of Australia’s most identifiable fashion designers, Alannah Hill, bares her soul in her hilarious and heartbreaking memoir, Butterfly ...

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The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood

A dark and haunting tale set in the Australian outback, where a group of women are held captive with no idea why. Doing hard labour and struggli...

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Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

An old favourite of mine, Jurassic Park has been called Science Eventuality rather than Science Fiction. Crichton writes with a sharp eye on gen...

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The Book of Dust by Phillip Pullman

When I first read Phillip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy, I was hooked: it was fantastical, infinitely charming, and accessible, yet...

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Here We Are by Oliver Jeffers

This is a beautifully illustrated book taking young children on a journey through the wonders of the earth and our universe. Written by the auth...

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