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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

Book cover of Living on Stolen Land

Living on Stolen Land, Ambelin Kwaymullina (Magabala Books)

Living on Stolen Land is a prose-style manifesto that asks the reader to consider the cost of living on stolen land. In this latest work by talented writer and ...

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Book cover of Death Leaves the Station

Death Leaves the Station

  • Author: Alexander Thorpe
  • Publisher: Fremantle Press

Death Leaves the Station is Alexander Thorpe’s thoroughly delightful debut novel. Set in 1927, it is a classic whodunnit peopled with idiosyncratic and memorable characters, including a nameless friar, Mariana …

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Book cover of Chickensaurus by James Foley


  • Author: James Foley
  • Publisher: Fremantle Press

Chickensaurus is a romp of word play and visual imagery, the latest gift to young readers (and adults looking over their shoulders) from James Foley. It’s the fourth in Foley’s …

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Book cover of Protect by Claire Boston


  • Author: Claire Boston
  • Publisher: Bantilly Publishing

When Olivia Demidenko receives word that her cousin has been killed, she can’t resist investigating the suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. Policeman Adam Marshall is already struggling with the aftermath …

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Book cover of Mistress Martina's Diary

Mistress Martina’s Diary

  • Author: Mistress Martina
  • Publisher: self-published

Mistress Martina’s Diary is a raw and fascinating account of the life of a bondage and discipline mistress. Told in the third person, the diary introduces the reader to Mistress …

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