Adult

Adult Readers
(A) in front indicates an Australian book.


1Q84 | Haruki Murakami | (1) |  (2) |  (3)
11/22/63 | Stephen King
4 3 2 1 | Paul Auster
84 Charing Cross Road | Helene Hanff
(A) 99 Interpretations of The Drover's Wives | Ryan O'Neill


Actress | Anne Enright
(A) Adam Spencer's Big Book of Numbers
(A) Adelaide | Kerryn Goldsworthy
An Academic Question | Barbara Pym
(A) Accidental Feminists | Jane Caro
All Happy Families: A Memoir | Herve Le Tellier
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
(A) All the Tears in China by Sulari Gentill
(A) The Anchoress by Robyn Cadwallader
And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner
The Annotated Persuasion by Jane Austen & David M. Shapard
(A) Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales
(A) The Arsonist by Chloe Hooper
At Sea by Laurie Graham
(A) Aunts Up the Cross by Robin Dalton
(A) Australia Felix: The Fortunes of Richard Mahony by Henry Handel Richardson
(A) Australian Classics by Jane Gleeson-White
(A) The Australian Dream: Blood, History and Becoming by Stan Grant
(A) Avalanche by Julia Leigh


(A) barrangal dyara by Jonathan Jones
The Beautiful and Damned by F Scott Fitzgerald
Becoming by Michelle Obama
Becoming George Sand by Rosalind Brackenbury
The Beginner's Guide by Anne Tyler
Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
(A) Bereft by Chris Wormersley
The Best Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant
(A) Beyond the Rock by Janelle McCulloch
(A) Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
(A) The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia by Bill Gammage
(A) Bitter Greens by Kate Forsyth
(A) Blakwork by Alison Whittaker
The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter
The Blue Castle | L.M. Montgomery | reread 10/10/2017
The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
The Book and the Brotherhood by Iris Murdoch
(A) Books That Saved My Life by Michael McGirr
(A) The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted by Robert Hillman
(A) The Boy Behind the Curtain by Tim Winton
(A) Boy, Lost by Kristina Olsson
(A) Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
The Bricks That Built the Houses by Kate Tempest
The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
The Brooklyn Follies by Paul Auster
Brother of the More Famous Jack by Barbara Trapido
The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
(A) Butterfly by Sonya Hartnett


(A) Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
Calypso by David Sedaris
(A) Caring for Country by Billy Griffiths
Carol by Patricia Highsmith
(A) The Case Against Fragrance by Kate Grenville
A Cat, A Man And Two Women by Junichiro Tanizaki
(A) The Catherine Wheel by Elizabeth Harrower
(A) Change Your Thinking by Sarah Edelman
(A) Chasing the Sky edited by Dean Dewhirst
The Chateau by William Maxwell
The Child in Time By Ian McEwan
(A) The Childhood of Jesus by J. M. Coetzee
Children of the New World by Alexander Weinstein
The Children's Book by A.S Byatt
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Circe by Madeline Miller
(A) City of Trees by Sophie Cunningham
Clock Dance by Anne Tyler
(A) Coal Creek by Alex Miller
Coco Chanel: Legend and Life by Justine Picardie
Cold Spring Harbor by Richard Yates
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
(A) The Commandant by Jessica Anderson
(A) A Common Loss by Kirsten Tranter
The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman
Confessions with Blue Horses by Sophie Hardach
Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
The Course of Love by Alain de Botton
Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner
Cuba Diaries by Isadora Tattlin
Cure: A Journey Into the Science of Mind Over Body by Jo Marshall


(A) Dancing on Coral by Glenda Adams
(A) A Dangerous Language by Sulari Gentill
(A) Dark Emu Black Seed by Bruce Pascoe
(A) Daughters of Mars by Tom Keneally
The Days of Abandonment by Elena Ferrante
Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris
Death of a Gossip by M C Beaton
(A) The Death of Noah Glass by Gail Jones
(A) A Decline in Prophets by Sulari Gentill
The Diet Myth: The Real Science Behind What We Eat by Tim Spector
Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler
(A) Dirt Music by Tim Winton
(A) The Distant Hours by Kate Morton
Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
Don Quixote by Cervantes
The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street by Helene Hanff
Dubliners by James Joyce
(A) The Dyehouse by Mena Calthorpe


(A) El Dorado | Dorothy Porter
Emma | Jane Austen
The End We Start From | Megan Hunter
The End of Your Life Book Club | Will Schwalbe
(A) The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree | Shokoofeh Azar
The Essex Serpent | Sarah Perry
Eugenie Grandet | Honore de Balzac
Euphoria | Lily King
Every Man For Himself | Beryl Bainbridge
Everything is F*cked: A Book About Hope | Mark Manson
(A) Everywhere I Look | Helen Garner
Excellent Women | Barbara Pym
Exit West | Mohsin Hamid
(A) Eyrie | Tim Winton


The Fall River Axe Murders by Angela Carter
A Far Cry From Kensington by Muriel Spark
The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay
Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
The Fast 800 by Michael Mosley
(A) The Feel Good Guide to Menopause by Dr Nicola Gates
The Fellowship of the Ring by J R R Tolkien
(A) A Few Days in the Country and Other Stories by Elizabeth Harrower
(A) A Few Right Thinking Men: A Rowland Sinclair Mystery by Sulari Gentill
(A) Finding Mr Darcy by Amanda Hooton
The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson
First Love by Gwendoline Riley
(A) Flames by Robbie Arnott
(A) Flesh Wounds by Richard Glover
Flight From the Enchanter by Iris Murdoch
(A) Flock by Lyn Hughes
(A) The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka by Clare Wright
The Forest of Wool and Steel by Natsu Miyashita
The Fortune of the Rougons by Emile Zola
The Frangipani Hotel by Violet Kupersmith
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Frankissstein by Jeanette Winterson
Freya by Anthony Quinn
(A) From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage by Judith Brett


(A) Gap | Rebecca Jessen
The Gathering | Anne Enright
(A) Gentlemen Formerly Dressed | Sulari Gentill
A Gentleman in Moscow | Amor Towles
The German House | Annette Hess
Germinal | Emile Zola
(A) The Getting of Wisdom | Henry Handel Richardson
Ghosts of the Tsunami | Richard Lloyd Parry
Girl Who Played with Fire | Steig Larsson
Girl With the Dragon Tattoo | Steig Larsson
Girl, Woman, Other | Bernadine Evaristo
(A) Give the Devil His Due | Sulari Gentil
(A) Golden Boys | Sonya Hartnett
The Goldfinch | Donna Tartt
Gone Girl | Gillian Flynn
Gone With the Wind | Margaret Mitchell
A Good Scent From A Strange Mountain | Robert Olen Butler
The Great Gatsby | F Scott Fitzgerald
(A) The Great World | David Malouf
The Greengage Summer | Rumer Godden
(A) Green Nomads | Bob Brown
The Green Road | Anne Enright
Grief is the Thing With Feathers | Max Porter
The Guest Cat | Takashi Hiraide


(A) The Handbook by Jane Rawson and James Whitmore
(A) Happiest Refugee by Ahn Do
(A) The Hate Race; A Memoir | Maxine Beneba Clarke
(A) Heat and Light | Ellen van Neerven
Heather, the Totality | Matthew Weiner
The Heather Blazing | Colm Toibin
(A) Hello Gen Z | Claire Madden
High Rising | Angela Thirkell
His Bloody Project | Graeme Macrae Burnet
The History of Love | Nicole Krauss
The Hobbit | J. R. R. Tolkien
The Hobbit and Philosophy | Gregory Bassham & Eric Bronson
(A) Hold | Kirsten Tranter
Home Fire | Kamila Shamsie
The Home and the World | Rabindranath Tagore
Hot Milk | Deborah Levy
How Green Was My Valley | Richard Llewellyn
(A) The Husband's Secret | Liane Moriarty
(A) The Hypnotist's Love Story | Liane Moriarty


I Am, I Am, I Am | Maggie O'Farrell
(A) I Know My Love | Catherine Gaskin
I Married You For Happiness | Lily Tuck
I'll Take You There | Wally Lamb
I'm Supposed to Protect You From All This | Nadja Spiegelman
Ian McEwan
(A) Iconic: The Masters of Italian Fashion | Megan Hess
If Cats Disappeared From the World | Genki Kawamura
The Immortalists | Chloe Benjamin
(A) In the Garden of Fugitives by Ceridwen Dovey
In Love With George Eliot | Kathy O'Shaughnessy
(A) In the Mist of the Mountains | Ethel Turner
Insomniac City | Bill Hayes
The Invention of Nature | Andrea Wulf
The Invention of Wings | Sue Monk Kidd


Jamaica Inn | Daphne Du Maurier
Jane and Prudence | Barbara Pym
Jokes For the Gunmen | Mazen Maarouf


Kafka on the Shore | Haruki Murakami
The Kill (La Curee) | Emile Zola
Kitchen | Banana Yoshimoto


The Ladies of Lyndon by Margaret Kennedy
(A)The Ladies of Missalonghi | Colleen McCullough | 19/11/17
The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier
Lady Susan by Jane Austen
LaRose by Louise Erdrich
(A) The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty
The Last Banquet by Jonathan Grimwood
(A) The Last Days of Ava Langdon by Mark O'Flynn
The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore
(A) The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith
Last Stories by William Trevor
Le Road Trip by Vivian Swift
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
Le Ventre de Paris (The Belly of Paris) by Emile Zola 
Letting Go of the Person You Used to be by Lama Surya Das
(A) Lieutenant by Kate Grenville
(A) The Life and Crimes of Harry Lavender by Marele Day
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying by Marie Kondo
(A) The Life of I by Anne Manne
(A) Like A House on Fire by Cate Kennedy
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
The Lives of Others by Neel Mukherjee
(A) Lola Bensky by Lily Brett
(A) Lost and Found by Brooke Davis
(A) The Lost Life by Steven Carroll
Love and Freindship (sic) by Jane Austen
The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton


Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan
Mademoiselle Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History by Rhonda K. Garelick
A Maigret Christmas & Other Stories by Georges Simenon
Maigret and the Ghost #62 by Georges Simenon
Maigret's First Case #30 by Georges Simenon
Maigret's Mistake #43 by Georges Simenon
Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
Maisie Dobbs Among the Mad by Jacqueline Winspear
Maisie Dobbs: A Dangerous Place by Jacqueline Winspear
Maisie Dobbs: Elegy For Eddie by Jacqueline Winspear
Maisie Dobbs: Leaving Everything Most Loved by Jacqueline Winspear
Maisie Dobbs: In This Grave Hour by Jacqueline Winspear
Maisie Dobbs: Journey to Munich by Jacqueline Winspear
Maisie Dobbs A Lesson In Secrets by Jacqueline Winspear
Maisie Dobbs Pardonable Lies by Jacqueline Winspear
Man by Kim Thuy
The Man Who Saw Everything by Deborah Levy
Mandela: The Authorised Biography by Anthony Sampson
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man by Seigfried Sassoon
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
Memories of the Future by Siri Hustvedt
Middle England by Jonathan Coe
The Middlepause: On Turning 50 by Marina Benjamin
(A) The Midnight Watch by David Dyer
Midnight's Children by Salmon Rushdie
Midwinter Break by Bernard MacLaverty
(A) Miles Off Course by Sulari Gentill
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
(A) Mirka & Georges by Lesley Harding and Kendrah Morgan
(A) The Misogyny Factor by Anne Summers
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
(A) The Monkey's Mask by Dorothy Porter
(A) Montebello by Robert Drewe
A Month in Siena | Hisham Matar
Motherhood by Sheila Heti
Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift
(A) A Murder Unmentioned by Sulari Gentill
(A) The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose
My Ántonia by Willa Cather
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
My Cousin Rachel by Daphne Du Maurier
My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
My Purple Scented Novel by Ian McEwan
My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite


Nana by Émile Zola
(A) The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
(A) Neon Pilgrim by Lisa Dempster
(A) A New England Affair by Steven Carroll
The Nice and the Good by Iris Murdoch
No Name by Wilkie Collins
Nora Webster by Colm Tóibín
Normal People by Sally Rooney
North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
Northbridge Rectory by Angela Thirkell
Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson
Now We Shall Be Entirely Free by Andrew Miller


The Odyssey | Homer | post #2 | final post
(A) Offshore: Behind the Wire on Manus and Nauru | Madeline Gleeson
Olive, Again | Elizabeth Strout
Olive Kitteridge | Elizabeth Strout
The Omnivore's Dilemma | Michael Pollan
(A) On the Beach | Nevil Shute
On Chesil Beach | Ian McEwan
(A) On Doubt | Leigh Sales
On Love and Barley | Basho
(A) One Life My Mother's Story | Kate Grenville
(A) Only the Animals | Ceridwen Dovey
The Only Story | Julian Barnes
Ordinary People | Diana Evans
Our Man in Havana | Graham Greene
Our Souls At Night | Kent Haruf
Out of Africa | Karen Blixen
The Overstory | Richard Powers

Pachinko | Min Jin Lee
Parisians: An Adventure History of Paris | Graham Robb
The Paris Wife | Paula McLain
(A) Paving the New Road | Sulari Gentill
Perfume | Patrick Süskind
Persuasion | Jane Austen
(A) Philosophy in the Garden | Damon Young
(A) Picnic at Hanging Rock | Joan Lindsay
(A) Plain-speaking Jane | Jane Caro
(A) The Plains | Gerald Murnane
Pompeii | Robert Harris
Pride and Prejudice | Jane Austen
(A) The Prodigal Son | Sulari Gentill
Pure | Andrew Miller
Putney | Sofka Zinovieff


Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie | Lauren Redniss
(A) The Railwayman's Wife | Ashley Hay
The Real Jane Austen | Paula Byrne
(A) Reckoning | Magda Szubanski
Red at the Bone | Jacqueline Woodson
The Reef | Edith Wharton
(A) The Reef:A Passionate History | Iain McCalman
(A) A Rightful Place edited | Shireen Morris
(A) The Road to Ruin | Niki Savva
Roman Fever and Other Stories | Edith Wharton
Romantic Outlaws | Charlotte Gordon
Room | Emma Donoghue
(A) The Rosie Project | Graeme Simsion
The Rotters' Club | Jonathan Coe
(A) Ruins | Rajith Savanadasa
Rules of Civility|y Amor Towles
(A) Rusted Off | Gabrielle Chan


(A) Sand Talk | Tyson Yunkaporta
(A) Salt Creek | Louise Treloar
(A) The Salzburg Tales | Christina Stead
The Santiago Pilgrimage | Jean-Christophe Rufin
(A) Sarah Thornhill | Kate Grenville
The Sea, The Sea | Iris Murdoch
(A) The Secret Chord | Geraldine Brooks
The Secret History | Donna Tartt #2
(A) The Secret Keeper | Kate Morton
The Secret Life of Cows | Rosamund Young
(A) The Secret River | Kate Grenville
(A) Secrets of the Red Lantern | Pauline Nguyen
(A) The Secrets She Keeps | Michael Robotham
(A) See What I Have Done | Sarah Schmidt
Sense and Sensibility | Jane Austen
Seven Letters From Paris | Samantha Verant
(A) Shame and the Captives | Tom Keneally
The Shape of Water: An Inspector Montalbano Story | Andrea Camilleri
(A) Shark Net | Robert Drewe
(A) The Shepherd's Hut | Tim Winton
The Signature of All Things | Elizabeth Gilbert
Signed, Picpus | Georges Simenon
The Silence of the Girls | Pat Barker
The Silent Spring | Rachel Carson
(A) Sisters | Ada Cambridge
The Sisters Brothers | Patrick DeWitt
(A) Six Bedrooms | Tegan Bennett Daylight
So Big | Edna Ferber
Solitude: In Pursuit of a Singular Life in a Crowded World | Michael Harris
The Song of Achilles | Madeline Miller
The Sound of the Mountain | Yasunari Kawabata
(A) The Stalking of Julia Gillard | Kerry-Anne Walsh
(A) The Story of a Baby | Ethel Turner
The Story of the Lost Child | Elena Ferrante
The Story of a New Name | Elena Ferrante
Strangers | Anita Brookner
Strong in the Rain | Lucy Birmingham & David McNeill
Strong Poison: A Peter Wimsey Mystery | Dorothy L Sayers
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck | Mark Manson
Sugar Money | Jane Harris
Summer | Edith Wharton
The Summer Book | Tove Jansson
The Sun and Her Flowers | Rupi Kaur
(A) Swords and Crowns and Rings | Ruth Park
(A) Sydney | Delia Falconer


(A) Taboo | Kim Scott
A Tale For the Time Being | Ruth Ozeki
(A) Ten Doors Down | Robert Tickner
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall | Anne Bronte
Tess of the D'Urbervilles | Thomas Hardy
Testament of Youth | Vera Brittain
The Testaments | Margaret Atwood
Their Eyes Were Watching God | Zora Neale Hurston
(A) There Was Still Love | Favel Parrett
This Changes Everything | Naomi Klein
(A) This House of Grief | Helen Garner
This Is The Life | Alex Shearer
Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay | Elena Ferrante
(A) Three Wishes | Liane Moriarty
Three Women | Lisa Taddeo
(A) Till Apples Grow on an Apple Tree | Cassandra Pybus
(A) Time Without Clocks | Joan Lindsay
Tinkers | Paul Harding
Tiny, Beautiful Things | Cheryl Strayed
To the Bright Edge of the World | Eowyn Ivey
To Kill A Mockingbird | Harper Lee
(A) Tokyo Style Guide | Jane Lawson
The Tragedy of the Korosko | Arthur Conan Doyle
Travelers' Tales Mexico | James O'Reilly
The Travelling Cat Chronicles | Hiro Arikawa
Travels with Herodotus | Ryszard Kapuscinski
Triburbia | Karl Taro Greenfeld
(A) Truly Madly Guilty | Liane Moriarty
The Two Towers | J R R Tolkien


(A) Ultima Thule: The Fortunes of Richard Mahony | Henry Handel Richardson
Under the Net | Iris Murdoch
Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas
The Unicorn | Iris Murdoch


The Vanishing Futurist | Charlotte Hobson
Very Good Lives | J.K. Rowling
Vile Bodies | Evelyn Waugh
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman | Mary Wollstonecraft
The Voyage Out | Virginia Woolf


Washington Black | Esi Edugyan
(A) The Watch Tower | Elizabeth Harrower
(A) The Water of Life | Mary_rose MacColl
The Watsons | Jane Austen
(A) The Way Home: The Fortunes of Richard Mahony | Henry Handel Richardson
(A) What Alice Forgot | Liane Moriarty
What I Loved | Siri Hustvedt
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running | Haruki Murakami
What To Do When I'm Gone | Suzy Hopkins & Hallie Bateman
When Breath Becomes Air | Paul Kalanithi
When God Was a Rabbit | Sarah Winman
Where the Crawdads Sing | Delia Owens
(A) Where the Trees Were | Inga Simpson
White Houses | Amy Bloom
Why Read Moby-Dick? | Nathaniel Philbrick
The Widows of Malabar Hill | Sujata Massey
Wolf Hall | Hilary Mantel
(A) The Women in Black | Madeleine St John
The Wonder Down Under: A User's Guide to the Vagina | Nina Brochmann & Ellen Stokken Dahl
(A) A World of Other People | Steven Carroll
(A) The World Was Whole | Fiona Wright 


A Year of Marvellous Ways | Sarah Winman
Yes Please | Amy Poehler
(A) The Yield | Tara June Winch
Young Hearts Crying | Richard Yates
(A) You're Still Hot to Me: The Joys of Menopause | Jean Kittson

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