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.
Atop our list this week is 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’ll read all year.
New to the list this week is The Inn by James Patterson and Candice Fox, at number two. The Inn is a new novel by the fabulous writing duo, which chronicles a detective who tries to leave his past behind to start afresh in a new town, only to be faced with new criminals to fight.
Michael Robotham with Good Girl, Bad Girl, is now in place number three, with his unnerving psychological thriller.
At number four is The New Girl, another stunning thriller in Daniel Silva’s latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue.
Number five is Too Much Lip by Melissa Lucashenko. Winner of the 2019 Miles Franklin Award and shortlisted for the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award Prize for Indigenous Writing.
At number six is David Baldacci’s One Good Deed, a tale of murder, family secrets, a touch of romance and deeply-felt revenge.
The Perfect Wife by JP Delaney comes in at number seven, a gripping psychological thriller.
At number eight this week is Under Currents, a brand-new novel of mystery, passion and drama from global superstar Nora Roberts.
At number nine is The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris – the incredible story of the Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist and the woman he loved.
At number ten is Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. Change can be good. Change can be bad. But surely any change is better than… fine?
Still want more to read? You can also check out the weekly top 10 bestselling non-fiction listand the top 10 bestselling children’s books liston Better Reading.
- Boy Swallows Universeby Trent Dalton (HarperCollins)
- The Inn by James Patterson and Candice Fox (Century)
- Good Girl, Bad Girlby Michael Robotham (Hachette)
- The New Girlby Daniel Silva
- Too Much Lip by Melissa Lucashenko (University of Queensland)
- One Good Deedby David Baldacci (Macmillan)
- The Perfect Wife by JP Delaney (Hachette)
- Under Currents by Nora Roberts (Hachette)
- The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris (Echo Publishing)
- Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman (HarperCollins)
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