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Since 2001 we have been reviewing the best of Australian books of all genres. Now we have a fresh new look, making it easier to browse and read the reviews you have come to love. You can see the latest reviews below, or browse the reviews by category.
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Paladero: The Riders of Thunder Realm, by Steven Lochran

Paladero: The Riders of Thunder Realm, by Steven Lochran

Joss stared at the tyrannosaur. The tyrannosaur stared back. And then it began to move. It wasn’t fast at first. But steps quickly became strides, and strides soon turned into a gallop. Feet fell like thunder, making pebbles jump and sending salamanders skittering away. Exhaling a shaky breath, Joss tried to remain calm even as

The Safest Place in London, by Maggie Joel

The Safest Place in London, by Maggie Joel

There was something rather splendid about this woman who would not have looked out of place in the pages of a magazine, but whom fate had put here, in the the East End, in a tube station with a cigarette in her mouth and a small child. It set her apart from the wretched mother

Where are Our Boys, by Martin Woods

Where are Our Boys, by Martin Woods

By mid-October 1914, Pacific war maps were popular souvenirs, and a reminder of the main game. As the editorial referencing a new map issued by Melbourne bookseller George Robinson and Co. claimed, ‘one sees the extent of the penalty Germany has suffered in these seas by her wanton aggression, and the prizes that have fallen

The Smuggler's Curse, by Norman Jorgensen

The Smuggler’s Curse, by Norman Jorgensen

‘You, boy, commands the Captain, seeing me listening. ‘You can handle an oar tonight. We’ll get you toughened up even if we have to kill you doing so, eh men?’ The men laugh, happy at the thought of me getting killed, I suspect. I nod slowly, embarrassed and unsure. Is this how the new ship’s