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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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Do NOT Open This Book, by Andy Lee & Heath McKenzie

Do NOT Open This Book, by Andy Lee & Heath McKenzie

Oh! You opened the book. I assume that was an accident? No problem, accidents happen. I’m not even angry. Just PLEASE don’t turn the page. A zany long-legged egg-shaped blue monster is the star of this book, pleading with the reader first not to open the book then, with increasing desperation, not to turn the

The Dry, by Jane Harper

The Dry, by Jane Harper

Even those who didn’t darken the door of the church from one Christmas to the next could tell there would be more mourners than seats. A bottleneck of black and grey was already forming at the entrance as Aaron Falk drove up, trailing a cloud of dust and cracked leaves. Neighbours, determined but trying not

You'll Be Sorry! by Ann Howard

You’ll Be Sorry! by Ann Howard

From the appointment of the Controller, Colonel Sybil Irving, on 29 September 1941, until the cessation of hostilities in August 1945, over 24,000 girls and women enlisted as volunteers in the Australian Women’s Army Service (AWAS). From different places, from different backgrounds, by varied routes, they were now together, the members of the Australian Women’s

On the River, by Roland Harvey

On the River, by Roland Harvey

Here in the foothills, tadpoles practise to be grown-up frogs in crystal-clear ponds, surrounded by wiry grasses and tough little plants that have spent the winter sleeping under the snow….These are the headwaters of the Murray River, where the story begins. From its small beginnings high in the Australian alps to its meeting with the