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If you belong to a book club and are wondering what book you should read next, check out the titles in our Book Club and subscribe to receive our free Love to Read Local e-news. Each month we add to our book club recommendations with a new-release title that we’ve selected as our ‘Book of the Month’, and provide accompanying notes to prompt discussion in your group!

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Book of the month

Growing Up Disabled in Australia

Compiled and edited by writer and appearance activist Carly Findlay OAM, more than forty writers come together in this rich collection of stories from a group whose voices are ...

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What we are reading

Where do the Stars Go?

  • Author: Katie Stewart
  • Publisher: Fremantle Press

Katie Stewart’s beautiful picture book is aimed at young readers but is a joy for booklovers of all ages. Where Do the Stars Go? is a deceptively simple tale that …

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Wednesday Weeks and the Tower of Shadows

  • Author: Denis Knight and Cristy Burne
  • Publisher: Lothian Children's Books, Hachette Australia

Wednesday Weeks and the Tower of Shadows is the first entry in a bright new series by Denis Knight and Cristy Burne. Wednesday Weeks is a reluctant apprentice to her …

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The Madwoman’s Coat

  • Author: Ian Reid
  • Publisher: Framework Press
  • Published: March 2021

In The Madwoman’s Coat Ian Reid consolidates his reputation for absorbing historical fiction. Reid draws imaginatively from the history of late nineteenth-century England and Western Australia, and from old Icelandic …

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Growing Up Disabled in Australia

  • Author: Edited by Carly Findlay OAM
  • Publisher: Black Inc Books
  • Published: February 2021

Growing Up Disabled in Australia – the fifth instalment in Black Inc’s acclaimed Growing Up series – is a remarkable collection of stories, essays, graphic art, and poetry that gives …

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