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5-star November: Top books from gr reviewers

5-star November: Top books from gr reviewers

You can write your own reviews of books you've read and send them to us at editorial@goodreadingmagazine.com.au - we might publish a selection in the magazine, or post your review on our website!


 

 

 

 

For Lovers of Fiction

 The Shadow King - Maaza Mengiste

'This powerful, sprawling, lyrical epic should be showered with accolades and awards. It deserves every single one.' - Bob Moore

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Hamnet - Maggie O'Farrell

'A magnificently rendered story of love, loss and grief.' - Bob Moore

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Bluebird, Bluebird: Highway 59- Attica Locke

'Locke’s tale is a masterpiece. A mesmerising story that brings a fresh perspective to the rural noir of the American South and Southwest. Bluebird, Bluebird is a brilliant novel full of lyricism and insight into the complexities of people and place. In the conversation for the best crime novel, and best crime writer, of the past decade.' - Craig Sisterson

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Infinite Splendours- Sofie Laguna

'This new novel from one of Australia's most accomplished writers will raise your spirits as it glories in the landscape of this country.' - Jennifer Somerville

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 For Lovers of Non-Fiction

 

Yornadaiyn Woolagoodja - Yornadaiyn Woolagoodja

'[This book] left me wanting to learn more. It joins together past knowledge with the present and shares a way of life that left me wishing I could love more within it.' - Alice Wilson

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Just Ignore Him- Alan Davies

'This is a book I will never forget. It will never leave me. My hope is that it will be read by others who have been betrayed by people they have loved and trusted.' - Merle Morcom

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For Kids Young and Old

When This Bell Rings- Alison Rushbie

'When This Bell Rings is well written, original and inventive with characters the reader cares about, even the fictional ones from the graphic novels .' - Lynne Babbage

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Explore Your World: Deep Dive into Deep Sea - Tim Flannery | Illustrated by Sam Caldwell

'It's so refreshing when you pick up a children's book where the author actually talks to the children. Neal Layton does that.' - Rowena Morcom

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 We Love You, Magoo - Briony Stewart

'This is the perfect children’s picture book. It will become a classic in company with Spot who has recently celebrated his 40th birthday.' - Merle Morcom 

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