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5-star October: Top books from gr reviewers

12/01/2020 4:14 PM
5-star October: 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 Lying Life of AdultsElla Ferrante

'[Ferrante] is brilliant at evoking the pain and beauty of adolescence [...] this story feels fresh and new.' - Melinda Woledge 

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 The Book of Two Ways - Jodi Picoult 

'This thought-provoking novel uses Egyptian history and archaeology, quantum physics, parallel universes and philosophy to examine questions of life, death, love, loss, choices and missed opportunities. A fascinating and profound read.' - Melinda Woledge

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Revenge: Murder in Three Parts - S L Lim 

'A passionate protest in book form [and] a wonderfully cathartic and prescient read for these times.' - Max Lewis 

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The Survivors - Jane Harper  

'For fans like me, a new Harper book is a treat, and this is another cracking read.' - Melinda Woledge 

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 For Lovers of Non-Fiction

The Time of our Lives: Growing older well - Robert Dessaix

'A thoughtful, entertaining meditation on the joys and pitfalls of getting older.' - Jennifer Somerville 

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The Bird Way - Jennifer Ackerman 

'Ackerman writes in a highly entertaining manner, sharing her suprise and delight at the many discoveries she made during her travels. Maybe being a bird brain is something to celebrate.' - Jennifer Somerville

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For Kids Young and Old

The World of Roald Dahl - Illustrated by Quentin Blake

'Lucky the children who find this book in their Christmas stocking, for they will be swept away into the fantatic world of Roald Dahl.' - Merle Morcom

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A Climate in Chaos - Neal Layton 

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

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 Ellie's Dragon - Bob Graham 

'This is a beautifully poignant story. I have read it over and over again and still find little bits of important information I havem issed from Bob Graham's carefuly chosen words and his unique busy artwork.' - Merle Morcom 

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