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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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Latest reviews
Frankie, by Shivaun Plozza

Frankie, by Shivaun Plozza

It was a young voice on the phone. Male. ‘Are you Francesca Vega?’ ‘I’m Frankie. Who the hell are you?’ ‘Is Juliet Vega your mum?’ ‘Why are you asking?’ ‘Cos I’m Xavier Green. She’s my mum too.’ Bam, crash, ka-pow. Hell of a game changer. Frankie Vega is in trouble. She’s broken a boy’s nose

Archie: no ordinary sloth, by Heath McKenzie

Archie: no ordinary sloth, by Heath McKenzie

Archie was a sloth. But, while all the other sloths liked to flop and snooze and sloth about, Archie liked to leap and swing! He liked to juggle and jump! He liked to move and groove! But he was the only one. It’s widely known that sloths are –to be honest – slothful. They don’t

Reflection, by Rebecka Sharpe Shelberg & Robin Cowcher

Reflection, by Rebecka Sharpe Shelberg & Robin Cowcher

Left! Left! Left! Right! Left! We make our way in the dark. Early in the morning – before dawn – a family makes its way to a memorial service, standing together to remember the fallen. With the other people who gather they remember, through words, through silence, and through the last post, men and women

Forward March, by Christobel Mattingley & David Kennett

Forward March, by Christobel Mattingley & David Kennett

In towns and cities across Australia bells ring, drums beat, bagpipes keen, kilts swing, medals jingle, proud battalion banners flutter and for a moment the music of the bands is swallowed by the scream of jets in formation flypast… On Anzac Day every year Australians gather at war memorials and line streets to commemorate the