The Top 10 New Reads for November as voted for by Australian Library Staff – why note reserve your copy now?
Artemis – Andy Weir
Bestselling author of The Martian returns with a new adventure – a twisty, smart, high concept thriller about a heist set on the moon.
Atlantic Black – A.S. Patric
Told over one day and night, as World War II looms, Atlantic Black is a psychologically intense and affecting story of unexpected familial betrayal.
Under the Cold Bright Lights – Garry Disher
The young detectives call Alan Auhl a retread, but that doesn’t faze him. He does things his own way – and gets results.
Clear to the Horizon – Dave Warner
A nail-biting Aussie-style thriller, based on one of the great unsolved crimes in Western Australia’s recent history. Its twists and turns will keep you guessing to the end.
The First to Know – Abigail Johnson
A girl’s plan to find her father’s birth family turns potentially devastating when the secret DNA test she has done reveals that she has a half-brother her age that she never knew about.
Strange Weather – Joe Hill
Four short novels, ranging from creepy horror to powerful explorations of our modern society, makes compelling and powerful reading.
The Boy Made of Snow – Chloe Mayer
In a sleepy English village in 1944, Annabel and her son Daniel live in the shadow of war. With her husband away, an increasingly isolated Annabel begins to lose her grip on reality.
The Harbour – Scott Bevan
Everyone knows Sydney Harbour. At least, we think we do. Scott Bevan gathers the harbour’s stories, past and present, to create the ultimate story of Sydney Harbour – a city’s heart and a country’s soul.
Tracker: stories of Tracker Tilmouth – Alexis Wright
A collective memoir of one of Aboriginal Australia’s most charismatic leaders and an epic portrait of a period in the life of a country.
The Tea Gardens – Fiona McIntosh
From England’s seaside town of Brighton to India’s slums of Calcutta and the breathtaking Himalayan mountains, this is a wildly exciting novel of heroism, heartache and healing.