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If you belong to a book club and are wondering what book you should read next, subscribe to receive our free monthly Book Club e-news. Each edition of the Love to Read Local Book Club e-news contains detailed information about our selected ‘Book of the Month’ with accompanying notes to prompt discussion in your group!

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Book of the month

Book cover of Fauna by Donna Mazza

Fauna, Donna Mazza, (Allen & Unwin)

A young family in an eerily familiar future-Perth comes to terms with the latest addition to their family, a baby girl named Asta. While Asta is the child of ...

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Book cover of The Salt Madonna by Catherine Noske

The Salt Madonna

  • Author: Catherine Noske
  • Publisher: Picador

Westerly editor Catherine Noske’s debut novel The Salt Madonna delivers a searing indictment of mob mentality and the stories people will tell – and fervently believe – to sustain their way of life. …

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Book cover of Fauna by Donna Mazza


  • Author: Donna Mazza
  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin

Stacey and Isak long for another child and decide to sign up for an experimental genetics program that offers them a chance to add to their family while supporting them …

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Book cover of Return Ticket by Jon Doust

Return Ticket

  • Author: Jon Doust
  • Publisher: Fremantle Press

Return Ticket is the third and final book in Jon Doust’s One Boy’s Journey to Man trilogy. When Jack Muir gets off the ship in Durban, South Africa, he doesn’t …

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Book cover of The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernan

The Good Turn

  • Author: Dervla McTiernan
  • Publisher: HarperCollins

Dervla McTiernan has rapidly cemented her place among contemporary bestselling crime fiction greats by producing in quick succession two expertly crafted and beautifully written character-driven novels in The Ruin, and The Scholar. …

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