Lists and Suggestions


BOOKS: Australian Fiction

The Slap cover

At a festive barbecue in the Melbourne suburb a man slaps the child of another couple, trigger...

The Light Between Oceans cover

"A novel set on a remote Australian island, where a childless couple live quietly running a ...

What Alice Forgot  cover

"Alice Love is twenty-nine, crazy about her husband, and pregnant with her first child. ...

The Forgotten Garden cover

"A tiny girl is abandoned on a ship headed for Australia in 1913. She arrives complet...

Hello from the Gillespies cover

"For the past thirty-three years, Angela Gillespie has sent to friends and family around the...

Lost & Found  cover

Follows a shared encounter between an abandoned 7-year-old, a widowed shut-in and a nursing ...

Burial Rites cover

Set against Iceland's stark landscape, Hannah Kent brings to vivid life the story of Agnes, ...

Cloudstreet  cover

Two families marked by tragedy are thrown together in a rambling house with a past. The Lamb...

The Night Guest  cover

"An elderly Australian woman lets a mysterious and possibly sinister caretaker into her beac...

True History of the Kelly Gang  cover

The legend of Ned Kelly, notorious outlaw and bank robber, as written in his own words f...

The Man Who Loved Children  cover

Every family lives in an evolving story, told by all its members, inside a landscape of port...

Bitter Greens cover

"After Margherita's father steals parsley from the walled garden of the courtesan Selena Leo...

The Broken Shore cover

"The Broken Shore, Temple's eighth novel, revolves around big-city detective Joe Cashin. ...

The Narrow Road to the Deep North  cover

"A novel of love and war that traces the life of one man-- an Australian surgeon-- from a pr...

The Rosie Project  cover

Don Tillman, professor of genetics, has never been on a second date. He is a man who can cou...

The Spare Room cover

"In her first novel in fifteen years, Helen Garner writes about the joys and limits of fem...

The Thorn Birds  cover

Colleen McCullough's sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and f...

White Gardenia cover

"From internationally bestselling author Belinda Alexandra comes a sweeping, emotional journ...

Year of Wonders cover

This gripping historical novel is based on the true story of Eyam, the "Plague Village," in ...

Walking on Trampolines  cover

The young life of good-girl Lulu is irrevocably shaped by unconventional best friend, Annabe...