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50 books you can’t put down

Get Reading! is a month-long, nationwide campaign focused on inspiring more Australians to discover or rediscover the pleasure of reading. The library has this year’s 50 top reads, and free guide, 50 Books You Can’t Put Down, which you can pick up from the library while stocks last. There is also a downloadable pdf version of the guide.

Get Reading’s top 50 reads:

  1. The 26 Storey Treehouse – Andy Griffiths
  2. Absolution Creek – Nicole Alexander
  3. After – Morris Gleitzman
  4. After the Darkness – Honey Brown
  5. Band-Aid for a Broken Leg – Damien Brown
  6. Batavia / Peter FitzSimons
  7. Beneath the Darkening Sky / Majok Tulba
  8. Blood / Tony Birch
  9. The Boy Who Fell to Earth / Kathy Lette
  10. Brave Heart: Lessons Learnt From Life / Brett & Hayley Kirk
  11. Brotherband 1: The Outcasts / John Flanagan
  12. Children of the King / Sonya Hartnett
  13. Clementine Rose and the Surprise Visitor / Jacqueline Harvey
  14. Cold Grave / Kathryn Fox
  15. A Confusion of Princes / Garth Nix
  16. Conspiracy 365 (series) / Gabrielle Lord
  17. Dads: A Field Guide / Justin Ractliffe & Cathie Glassby
  18. Days Like These / Kristian Anderson & Rachel Anderson
  19. EJ12: The Kimono Code / Susannah McFarlane
  20. Endless (The Violet Eden Chapters bk 4) / Jessica Shirvington
  21. The Engagement / Chloe Hooper
  22. Foal’s Bread / Gillian Mears
  23. Gaysia / Benjamin Law
  24. The Girl in Steel-Capped Boots / Loretta Hill
  25. The Inca Prophecy / Adrian D’hage
  26. The Legacy of Lord Regret / Sam Bowring
  27. The Light Between Oceans / M L Stedman
  28. Lighthouse Bay / Kimberley Freeman
  29. The Little Refugee / Anh Do and Suzanne Do, illustrated by Bruce Whatley
  30. Mickey O / Michael O’Loughlin & Jim Main
  31. The Mothers’ Group / Fiona Higgins
  32. My Hundred Lovers / Susan Johnson
  33. My Journey / Jim Stynes
  34. Nine Days / Toni Jordan
  35. No Sex In The City / Randa Abdel-Fattah
  36. Pennies For Hitler / Jackie French
  37. The Prez / David Spiteri
  38. The Price of Valour / John Hamilton
  39. Rotten Gods / Greg Barron
  40. Say You’re Sorry / Michael Robotham
  41. Secrets of The Tides / Hannah Richell
  42. The Street Sweeper / Elliot Perlman
  43. Time Thieves: Omega Squad 1 / Charlie Carter
  44. The Traitor Queen / Trudi Canavan
  45. Velocity / Steve Worland
  46. The Very Cranky Bear / Nick Bland
  47. Wattle Creek / Fiona McCallum
  48. We All Fall Down / Peter Barry
  49. White Ninja / Tiffiny Hall
  50. Word Hunters / Nick Earls and Terry Whidborne (Illustrator)
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