The world of books is slowly coming alive again after the Christmas hiatus, with some wonderful new releases. Below are the books that we’re dying to read this February.
What are you reading this month? Let us know in the comments.
Paul Keating: The Biography
In the tradition of his bestselling CURTIN and CHIFLEY, David Day has written an exhaustive biography of one of our most fascinating prime ministers.
Travelling to Infinity
The moving memoir written by Stephen Hawking’s first wife
Kepler had never meant to die this way -- viciously beaten to death by a stinking vagrant in a dark back alley. But when reaching out to the murderer for salvation in those last dying moments, a sudden switch takes place.
Sullivan Moss is useless.
A provocative, urgent novel about time, family and how a changing planet might change our lives, from James Bradley, acclaimed author of The Resurrectionist and editor of The Penguin Book of the Ocean.
On the Wilder Shores of Love
Georgia de Chamberet
'What does it mean to be a great romantic? To live it as well as write about it?' - Lesley Blanch
A Short History of Richard Kline
'I woke with a gasp. And lay in the dark, open-mouthed, holding my breath. That feeling . . . that feeling was indescribable. For a moment I had felt as if I were falling . . . falling into bliss.'
In love we find out who we want to be. In war we find out who we are.
Obsession in Death (In Death #40)
Lieutenant Eve Dallas walks the thin line between love and hate in this fabulous 40th thriller from #1 New York Times–bestseller J. D. Robb…
Girls Will Be Girls
The fiercest new voice of feminism - Emer O'Toole is the perfect mix of Caitlin Moran, Germaine Greer and Lena Dunham.
Melbourne, 1960: Mrs Blayney and her twelve year old son live in South Richmond. At least, they did, until their house burnt down.
A Spool of Blue Thread
No one does family like Anne Tyler does family -- sink into the funny, true, joy of her new novel.
‘Wolf winter,’ she said, her voice small. ‘I wanted to ask about it. You know, what it is.’ He was silent for a long time. ‘It’s the kind of winter that will remind us we are mortal,’ he said. ‘Mortal and alone.’
The First Bad Man
From the acclaimed filmmaker, artist, and bestselling author of "No One Belongs Here More Than You," a spectacular debut novel that is so heartbreaking, so dirty, so tender, so funny--so Miranda July--readers will be blown away.
Joe's Fruit Shop & Milk Bar
A captivating true story that will speak to generations of Australians, from the author of Mezza Italiana.
That Sugar Book
Fun, feisty and fired up, this book is set to change the eating habits of a generation.
The Iron Necklace
Two families - one British, the other German - are united by marriage but torn apart by the ravages of World War 1 in a sweeping historical novel of love and courage amid the chaos of war.
A rollicking, globe-trotting adventure with a twist: a four-legged heroine you won’t soon forget.
A startling and strange debut novel about a young girl’s desperate choice to isolate herself from the world.
Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of short fiction.
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