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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

Three Can Keep A Secret

Night Parrot publishers Linda Martin and Laura Keenan have done it again with their third flash-fiction anthology, Three Can Keep A Secret. ‘It’ in this case is a diverse, compelling and surprising ...

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What we are reading

Hello Keanu! A Poetry Anthology

  • Author: Edited by Sarah Yeung and Emily Sun
  • Publisher: Momolo Books
  • Published: April 2024

A long time ago, the world was not particularly keen on Keanu Reeves. It’s hard to believe that now, but it’s fair to say that Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, …

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The Skeleton House

  • Author: Katherine Allum
  • Publisher: Fremantle Press
  • Published: June 2024

Winner of the 2023 Fogarty Literary Award, The Skeleton House by Katherine Allum is an impressive debut truly worthy of its award-winning status. Inspired by real regional towns in the …

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A Gentle Outward Breath

  • Author: Fran Graham
  • Publisher: WA Poets Publishing
  • Published: October 2023

Fran Graham’s is a poetry of particularities and the present. But A Gentle Outward Breath, her second collection and first in over 10 years, the period during which these poems …

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How to Avoid a Happy Life

  • Author: Julia Lawrinson
  • Publisher: Fremantle Press
  • Published: April 2024

Startling, raw, and beautifully written, How to Avoid a Happy Life is the net result of Julia’s reconciliation with her life – fulfilling a last request from her mother – …

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