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Spring Reading: Audiobook List

We’ve finally escaped the dregs of a long, hard winter, and at long last, spring has arrived. Whilst we loved cuddling up with a book, a blanket, and warm cuppa to survive the winter chill, our passion for reading is endless and spans across all seasons! Spring is perfect for strolling through luscious parks, smelling flowers as they bloom, and soaking up some much-needed sunshine – all the while listening to an audiobook. Audiobooks are a wonderful way for you to get your book and story fix whilst also enjoying the outdoor splendour of spring. We’ve made a list of our top five spring audiobook picks that will have you feeling sunny and warm in no time.

The Girl on the Page by John Purcell

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Two women, two great betrayals, one path to redemption.

From ultimate book industry insider, John Purcell, comes a literary page-turner, a razor-sharp, fast-paced novel that cuts to the core of what it means to balance ambition and integrity. With lashings of sex, glamour, bad behaviour and wicked publishing insider references, The Girl on the Page is a muscular, juicy and provocative novel that is all about what really matters in life, and the redemptive power of great literature.

Boy Swallows of Universe by Trent Dalton

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Brisbane, 1983: A lost father, a mute brother, a mum in jail, a heroin dealer for a stepfather and a notorious crim for a babysitter. It’s not as if Eli’s life isn’t complicated enough already. He’s just trying to follow his heart, learning what it takes to be a good man, but life just keeps throwing obstacles in the way – not least of which is Tytus Broz, legendary Brisbane drug dealer.

But Eli’s life is about to get a whole lot more serious. He’s about to fall in love. And, oh yeah, he has to break into Boggo Road Gaol on Christmas Day, to save his mum.

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.

The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

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Told by multiple voices across time, The Clockmaker’s Daughter is a story of murder, mystery and thievery, of art, love and loss. And flowing through its pages like a river, is the voice of a woman who stands outside time, whose name has been forgotten by history, but who has watched it all unfold: Birdie Bell, the clockmaker’s daughter.

Table For Eight by Tricia Stringer

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Bestselling author and master storyteller Tricia Stringer’s tackles troubled relationships, second chances and love old and new in this uplifting story of unlikely dining companions thrown together on a glamorous cruise. Readers of Liz Byrski, Monica McInerney and Rachael Johns will love this book.

A witty, warm and wise story of how embracing the new with an open heart can transform your life.

Dressing The Dearloves by Kelly Doust

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Kelly Doust, the author of Precious Things, spins another warm, glamorous and romantic mystery of secrets, love, fashion, families – and how we have to trust in ourselves, even in our darkest of days. One for lovers of Kate Morton, Belinda Alexandra, Fiona McIntosh and Lucy Foley.

Romantic, warm, and glamorous, moving from Edwardian England to the London Blitz to present day London, Dressing the Dearloves is a story of corrosiveness of family secrets, the insecurities that can sabotage our best efforts, and the seductive power of dressing up.



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