We pride ourselves with picking trends in reading, and that’s why we’re thrilled to see so many of our favourite, recently reviewed Aussie fiction writers in the Top 10 Bestselling Fiction list.
Number one on our list this week is the latest Wilbur Smith release, King of Kings, an epic story of love, betrayal, courage and war that brings together two of Smith’s greatest families in this long-awaited sequel to his worldwide bestseller, The Triumph of the Sun.
Number two on our list this week is James Patterson’s new book Out of Sight. After a harrowing tour in Afghanistan, intelligence officer Amy Cornwall is eager to return home to her husband and their young daughter. But as soon as she steps into the house, she knows that something is terribly wrong.
Number three on our list this week is the adored Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton. A story of brotherhood, true love and the most unlikely of friendships, Boy Swallows Universe will be the most heartbreaking, joyous and exhilarating novel you will read all year – an instant Australian classic.
Run Away by #1 bestseller Harlan Coben is at number four on our list this week. This brilliant new thriller comes from an author described by Dan Brown as ‘the modern master of the hook and twist’.
At number five we have Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman – change can be good. Change can be bad. But surely any change is better than… fine?
Number six on our list this week is Celtic Empire, which is the latest action-packed Dirk Pitt adventure novel from the UK No. 1 bestseller Clive Cussler.
At number seven this week we have The French Photographer by Natasha Lester. Inspired by the incredible true story of Lee Miller, Vogue model turned one of the first female war photojournalists, the new novel by the bestselling author of The Paris Seamstress.
At number eight we have 18th Abduction by James Patterson. Three missing women. Two impossible cases. One determined detective.
At number nine this week we have The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris – the incredible story of the Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist and the woman he loved.
And rounding off our list is Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty. A ten-day retreat at boutique health-and-wellness resort Tranquillum House promises healing and transformation. Nine stressed city dwellers are keen to drop their literal and mental baggage and absorb the blissful meditative ambience while enjoying their hot stone massages. They are all on a path to a better way of living. Or at least a better waistline . . .
Still want more to read? You can also check out the weekly top 10 bestselling non-fiction list and the top 10 bestselling children’s books list on Better Reading.
- King of Kings by Wilbur Smith & Imogen Robertson (Zaffre Publishing)
- Out of Sight by James Patterson (Century)
- Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton (HarperCollins)
- Run Away by Harlan Coben (Century)
- Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman (HarperCollins)
- Celtic Empire by Clive Cussler & Dirk Cussler (Michael Joseph)
- The French Photographer by Natasha Lester (Hachette)
- 18th Abduction by James Patterson (Cornerstone)
- The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris (Echo Publishing)
- Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty (Pan Macmillan)
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