Our list of Australia’s top 100 books has just been unveiled. Which ones did you read – which ones did you miss?
The Book Thief
In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, Markus Zusak has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time
To Kill a Mockingbird
The great classic of American literature, beloved by adults and children alike
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen's classic novel of manners
Outlander (Outlander #1)
Claire Randall is leading a double life. She has a husband in one century - and a lover in another
Winton's sprawling, comic epic about luck and love, fortitude and forgiveness, and the magic of the everyday
The Bronze Horseman
A magnificent epic of love, war and Russia from the international bestselling author of Tully
The Trip of a Lifetime
The long-awaited and highly anticipated new novel from one of Australia’s most beloved bestselling authors.
Big Little Lies
Once again, Liane Moriarty has shown herself a master of writing insightful, funny, poignant, and thought-provoking page turners
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Debut Bestseller and Costa First Novel Book Award Winner 2017
A desperate act in a small town with big secrets.
The Power of One
A classic story of the triumph of the human spirit.
All the Light We Cannot See
Pulitzer Prize-winning novel set during WW2
Everything Rosie believes is shattered. Will she risk all to rebuild her family or will she lose the only man she’s ever loved?
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings #1)
The first volume in the epic fantasty trilogy
The Greatest Gift
Bestselling author Rachael Johns returns with a poignant, heart-warming story of a woman who wants nothing else than to be a mum, and one who never wanted to be a mother.
The novel that shocked readers with its passionate depiction of a woman's search for equality and freedom
Me Before You
Lou Clark knows lots of things.
The Time Traveler's Wife
'At its core The Time Traveler's Wife is an old-fashioned love story. A terrific book - startlingly original construction' Observer
Discover where the journey began...
A novel based on the inspiring true story of a young girl's fight for justice against tremendous odds
The Handmaid's Tale
In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies?
An addictive and page–turning story of the relationships between siblings and of deceit, betrayal and revenge.
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Mary Ann Shaffer
Magician (The Riftwar Saga #1)
Raymond E. Feist
The first in the epic Riftwar Saga
The Naturalist's Daughter
Two women, a century apart, are drawn into a mystery surrounding the biggest scientific controversy of the nineteenth century, the classification of the platypus.
A Little Life
Brace yourself for the most astonishing, challenging, upsetting and profoundly moving book in many a season.
The Pillars of the Earth
A spellbinding epic tale of ambition, anarchy, and absolute power set against the sprawling medieval canvas of twelfth-century England
“A wise and inspiring fable about the pilgrimage that life should be.” — M. Scott Peck
My Sister's Keeper
Is it morally correct to do whatever it takes to save a child's life?
The Nowhere Child
Who Took Sammy Went?
The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Based on an incredible true story
The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald's magnum opus set on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922
The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart
An enchanting and captivating story about how our untold stories haunt us
Where The Murray River Runs
A compulsively readable historical adventure, set on the banks of the mighty Murray River.
Force of Nature
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The Night Circus
An extraordinary blend of fantasy and reality that will dazzle readers young and old.
The Red Coast
The dystopian modern classic
The Lace Weaver
A breathtaking debut about love and war, and the battle to save a precious legacy
Gregory David Roberts
'A masterpiece' The Age
A Thousand Splendid Suns
“'In case you're wondering whether A Thousand Splendid Suns is as good as The Kite Runner, here's the answer: No. It's better'” Washington Post
The Sunday Girl
A chilling tale of love gone horribly wrong...
The classic novel of the destructive force of jealousy and vengeance
Winner of the 2002 Miles Franklin Literary Award
The Rosie Project (Don Tillman #1)
The feel-good novel of 2013, The Rosie Project is a classic screwball romance
The Kite Runner
'Unforgettable...extraordinary. It is so powerful that for a long time after everything I read seemed bland' Isabel Allende
The Girl on the Train
"Gripping, enthralling - a top-notch thriller and a compulsive read" - S.J. Watson, bestselling author of 'Before I Go To Sleep'
Boy Swallows Universe
A story of brotherhood, true love and the most unlikely of friendships
The Thorn Birds
A sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions and forbidden love in the Australian Outback
‘Moving and exhilarating, Stasiland is the kind of book that makes us love non-fiction.' Helen Garner
'An Australian To Kill a Mockingbird' The Monthly
A staggeringly accomplished novel, this is the finest literary debut of 2013
The Husband's Secret
At the heart of The Husband's Secret is a letter that's not meant to be read...
Crossing the Lines
This is a story about two people trying to hold onto each other beyond reality.
Scarecrow (Scarecrow #3)
It is the greatest bounty hunt in history
The Last of the Bonegilla Girls
Secrets have a way of making themselves known...
'Love comes out of nowhere for most of us, when we least expect it.'
The Light Between Oceans
A mesmerising novel of loyalty, love and unbearable choices
Winner of the 2009 Miles Franklin Literary Award
The Woman in the Window
A J Finn
`One of those rare books that really is unputdownable' – Stephen King
Memoirs Of A Geisha
Seductive, evocative, exquisite - intimate memoirs spanning half a century of Japanese history, revealing a closed world
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon #2)
The bestselling thriller of all time.
The Birdman's Wife
An extraordinary woman overshadowed by history steps back into the light where she belongs.
The Clockmaker's Daughter
The Secret History
The Secret History recounts the terrible price we pay for mistakes made on the dark journey to adulthood
The Late Show
A pulse-pounding thriller
The Midnight Line
Jack Reacher is back, in a new chilling, deadly adventure.
The classic tale of a boy on the outskirts of regular society remains as powerful today as when first published
Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman
A brilliantly dark and funny take on mankind's final judgment, from bestselling authors Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
'Daring and courageous ... funny and heartbreaking, The Help is what great reading is all about.' Australian Women's Weekly
I am Pilgrim
Can you commit the perfect crime?
'The best thing he has ever written' Observer
The Forgotten Garden
A woman on a quest to find out the truth about her family, a mysterious Victorian authoress, a book of dark fairytales and a long-hidden secret
The Poisonwood Bible
The unforgettable story told by the wife and four daughters of a fierce evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959
The Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Number #41 on Australia's Top 100!
Book One of the Farseer Trilogy
Seven Ancient Wonders (Jack West #1)
An ancient secret ... A team of heroes ... The adventure of a lifetime
Year of Wonders
A young woman′s struggle to save her family and her soul during the plague year of 1666
Crazy Rich Asians
The Art of Racing in the Rain
A heart wrenching love story and a moving tale of redemption... as only a dog can tell it.
The Girl From Munich
A sweeping tale of love and loss in wartime Germany, inspired by a true story.
What Alice Forgot
A novel to make you think about the choices you've made and wonder how your younger self would feel about the life you're leading now
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire #1)
George R.R. Martin
The first volume of George R.R. Martin's glorious high fantasy
Truly Madly Guilty
If Only They'd Said No...
In Judy Nunn's latest compelling novel, compassion meets bigotry, hatred meets love, and ultimately despair meets hope on the windswept shores of Australia.
Night School (Jack Reacher #21)
The twenty-first Jack Reacher thriller by number-one bestselling author Lee Child
An Australian gothic novel of love, hate and haute couture
The God of Small Things
Winner of the 1997 Booker Prize
The Tea Gardens
A heartbreaking story about the pursuit of passion by the bestselling author of The Chocolate Tin.
Come Rain or Shine
Who said the country was quiet?
The Road Back
Is it ever too late to change your life?
Reading Joseph Heller's classic satire is nothing less than a rite of passage
Spirits of the Ghan
A breathtaking journey deep into the red heart of Australia
Ladies in Black
Madeleine St John
With the lightest touch and the most tender of comic instincts, Madeleine St John conjures a vanished summer of innocence.
Dead If You Don't
Number 14 in the Roy Grace Series
Six minutes – that’s all it took to ruin Detective Ted Conkaffey’s life
The Daughters of Mars
The Durance sisters leave Australia to nurse on the front during WWI and discover a world beyond their imaginings.
Is the list available in a PDF as it has been in past years?
(I like to tick them off!)
Is the list available in a PDF as it has been in past years?
(I like to tick them off!)
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