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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

Not Always Diplomatic by Sue Boyd

Not Always Diplomatic: An Australian Woman’s Journey through International Affairs

Not Always Diplomatic is the life story of West Australian Sue Boyd, a remarkable pioneer in international diplomacy. Educated at thirteen schools across five continents, Boyd continued her globe-trotting ...

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What we are reading

Book cover of To Hold the Clouds

To Hold the Clouds: Emerging Writers from Perth

  • Author: various contributors, ed. Camha Pham
  • Publisher: Centre for Stories

To Hold the Clouds is a collection of writing which began in a mentoring and hot desk project run by the Centre for Stories. In order to qualify for inclusion, the …

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Book cover of Small Steps- A Physio in Ethiopa

Small Steps: A Physio in Ethiopia

  • Author: Julie Sprigg
  • Publisher: Fremantle Press

Julie Sprigg’s voice in Small Steps: A Physio in Ethiopia has the warmth and familiarity of a close friend sharing an amazing adventure. References to her childhood in country Western …

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Book cover of Blind Summits

Blind Summits

  • Author: Ross Bolleter and Christopher Konrad
  • Publisher: Sunline Press

This unique volume is a collaboration by, and a conversation between, two well-published Western Australian poets. It is loosely inspired by the Japanese renga, a traditional collaborative form, but in …

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Book cover of There’s Something Weird About Lena

There’s Something Weird About Lena

  • Author: Sigi Cohen
  • Publisher: Walker Books

The author/ illustrator team who created the gleefully grotesque My Dead Bunny has returned with a second supernatural rhyming romp. There is a new girl at school and not only …

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