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2014 Man Booker Prize Congratulations to Richard Flanagan, Howard Jacobson and Neel Mukherjee. The winner will be announced on Tuesday 14 October. 2014 Man Booker Prize

This Week's Top 10 Bestsellers

Overall Top 10

Personal (Jack Reacher 19), Lee Child 4 stars 10 comments

Jack Reacher, the popular drop-out renegade crusader for justice, returns in a . . .

If I Stay, Gayle Forman 4 stars 15 comments

What would you do if you had to choose? A haunting novel about the power of love . . .

Bones Never Lie: (Temperance Brennan 17), Kathy Reichs 5 stars 5 comments

The gripping new Temperance Brennan novel from the world-class forensic . . .

The Children Act, Ian McEwan 4 stars 1 comments

A brilliant, emotionally wrenching new novel from the author of Atonement and . . .

Where She Went, Gayle Forman 4 stars 8 comments

The stunning sequel to Gayle Forman's international best seller, If I Stay.

Magisterium: The Iron Trial, Cassandra Clare and Holly Black 4 stars 2 comments

A powerful new fantasy series from global bestselling authors Cassandra Clare . . .

Alice-Miranda at Camp, Jacqueline Harvey 0 stars 0 comments

This school camp is full of secrets and surprises!

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, Haruki Murakami 4 stars 2 comments

A mystery story about friendship from the internationally bestseller author of . . .

Private India: (Private 8), James Patterson & Ashwin Sanghi 3 stars 2 comments

It's a festival of murder in Mumbai, and only the world's best private . . .

The Narrow Road To The Deep North, Richard Flanagan 5 stars 15 comments

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014. A novel of the cruelty of war, and . . .

Book Recommendations

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Our Picks

Are You Seeing Me?, Darren Groth 4 stars 2 comments
We Need New Names, NoViolet Bulawayo 5 stars 2 comments
Dad Is Fat, Jim Gaffigan 3 stars 2 comments
The Book Of Emmett, Deborah Forster 3 stars 1 comments
One Good Turn: (Jackson Brodie), Kate Atkinson 5 stars 1 comments
How to Build a Girl, Caitlin Moran 4 stars 1 comments
All the Birds, Singing, Evie Wyld 4 stars 21 comments
Outlander: Cross Stitch (TV Tie-In), Diana Gabaldon 5 stars 70 comments
The Queen Of The Tearling, Erika Johansen 4 stars 7 comments
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Haruki Murakami 4 stars 1 comments

Fiction

The Children Act, Ian McEwan 4 stars 1 comments
Perfidia, James Ellroy 0 stars 0 comments
How to Get There, Maggie Mackellar 0 stars 0 comments
Personal (Jack Reacher 19), Lee Child 4 stars 10 comments
Already Dead, Jaye Ford 5 stars 8 comments
Private India: (Private 8), James Patterson & Ashwin Sanghi 3 stars 2 comments
Bones Never Lie: (Temperance Brennan 17), Kathy Reichs 5 stars 5 comments
Can You Keep a Secret?, Caroline Overington 4 stars 6 comments
Burn: (Michael Bennett 7), James Patterson 0 stars 0 comments
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, Haruki Murakami 4 stars 2 comments

Non-Fiction

The Fall, Amy Dale 0 stars 0 comments
The Family Court Murders, Debi Marshall 0 stars 0 comments
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Yuval Noah Harari 0 stars 0 comments
Hooked, Samantha X 0 stars 0 comments
Plenty More, Yotam Ottolenghi 0 stars 0 comments
Fish and Shellfish, Rick Stein 0 stars 0 comments
Australia’s Hardest Prison: Inside the Walls of Long Bay Jail, James Phelps 5 stars 4 comments
Hack Attack: How the truth caught up with Rupert Murdoch, Nick Davies 0 stars 0 comments
Undaunted, Hugh O'Brien 5 stars 6 comments
Toddler Taming, Dr Christopher Green 0 stars 0 comments

eBooks

How to Get There, Maggie Mackellar 0 stars 0 comments
Already Dead, Jaye Ford 5 stars 8 comments
Toddler Taming, Dr Christopher Green 0 stars 0 comments
Can You Keep a Secret?, Caroline Overington 4 stars 6 comments
The Family Court Murders, Debi Marshall 0 stars 0 comments
Hooked, Samantha X 0 stars 0 comments
The Fall, Amy Dale 0 stars 0 comments
Alice-Miranda at Camp, Jacqueline Harvey 0 stars 0 comments
New City, Deborah Abela 5 stars 1 comments
Brotherhood of Thieves 2: The Highlanders: The Highlanders, Stuart Daly 0 stars 0 comments

Kids & Teens

Magisterium: The Iron Trial, Cassandra Clare and Holly Black 4 stars 2 comments
Nightmares!, Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller 0 stars 0 comments
Alice-Miranda at Camp, Jacqueline Harvey 0 stars 0 comments
Brotherhood of Thieves 2: The Highlanders: The Highlanders, Stuart Daly 0 stars 0 comments
Alice-Miranda 2015 Diary, Jacqueline Harvey 0 stars 0 comments
The Great Garden Mystery, Renee Treml 0 stars 0 comments
Mortality Doctrine: The Rule Of Thoughts, James Dashner 4 stars 1 comments
Meet Nancy Bird Walton, Grace Atwood 0 stars 0 comments
Lockwood and Co: The Screaming Staircase: Book 1, Jonathan Stroud 5 stars 3 comments
Where She Went, Gayle Forman 4 stars 8 comments

Coming Soon

My Story, Julia Gillard 3 stars 3 comments
The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy, Rachel Joyce 0 stars 0 comments
The Making of Australia, David Hill 0 stars 0 comments
How To Be Parisian Wherever You Are, Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline De Maigret, Sophie Mas 0 stars 0 comments
The Icicle Illuminarium, N.J. Gemmell 0 stars 0 comments
The Wife Drought, Annabel Crabb 0 stars 0 comments
So, Anyway..., John Cleese 0 stars 0 comments
Clementine Rose Busy Day Book, Jacqueline Harvey 0 stars 0 comments
The Virgin Way: How to Listen, Learn, Laugh and Lead, Richard Branson 0 stars 0 comments
Monash: The Outsider Who Won A War, Roland Perry 0 stars 0 comments
Gallipoli, Peter Fitzsimons 0 stars 0 comments
Hope to Die: (Alex Cross 22), James Patterson 0 stars 0 comments
The Great Plains, Nicole Alexander 0 stars 0 comments
Time and Time Again, Ben Elton 0 stars 0 comments
Shopaholic to the Stars, Sophie Kinsella 0 stars 0 comments