A moving, funny, heartwarming tale of love and friendship, for anyone who loved The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, The Keeper of Lost Things and Three Things About Elsie.
It's never too late to grow old disgracefully...
The life of... read more
Reviewed by Bibi
What a big, outstanding debut novel this is! A unique story packed with action, love, crime, magic and profound insight into Australian culture, I absolutely loved this book. Fast paced, fascinating characters and beautifully written, do yourself a fav... read more
|Awards:||2018 Irish Book Awards Novel of the Year|
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 MAN BOOKER PRIZE A wondrous and wise coming-of-age love story from the celebrated author of Conversations with Friends At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other. He's popular and well-adjusted, star of the school football ... read more
In spare, uncluttered prose that sings off the page, Rooney navigates the shifting nature of love, obsession, friendship, desire and estrangement between two friends over a couple of decades. Childhood mates, secret high school lovers, Marianne and Connell's longstanding relation... read more
From the author of the no.1 New York Times bestselling novel The Book Thief."An amazing talent in Australian literature" Sunday Telegraph Let me tell you about our brother.The fourth Dunbar boy named Clay.Everything happened to him.We were all of us changed through him.The Dunbar b... read more
Jaxie dreads going home. His mum?s dead. The old man bashes him without mercy, and he wishes he was an orphan. But no one?s ever told Jaxie Clackton to be careful what he wishes for. In one terrible moment his life is stripped to little more than what he can carry and how he ca... read more
The man lay still in the centre of a dusty grave under a monstrous sky. Two brothers meet at the border of their vast cattle properties under the unrelenting sun of outback Queensland. They are at the stockman's grave, a landmark so old, no one can remember who is buried there. But t... read more
Fans of The Little Paris Bookshop will delight in this tender novel about love and forgiveness in 1960s Australia, in which a lonely farmer finds his life turned upside down by the arrival of a passionate librarian--a Holocaust survivor determined to leave Europ... read more
The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted Robert Hillman
When Tom, a laconic farmer living in rural Victoria in the sixties, meets Hannah, eccentric book-seller and Jewish emigre, their lives are changed in ways they couldn’t have ever foreseen. B... read more
|Awards:||Longlisted for the 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction|
Reviewed by Bookoccino's newest member of staff, Bibi.
Eleanor lives a highly regulated life, struggles with social cues, has no mouth “filter” and relaxes on the weekend eating pizza and consuming two bottles of vodka, feeling she&rsq... read more
A dramatic story of WWII espionage, betrayal, and loyalty, by the #1 bestselling author of Life After Life
In 1940, eighteen-year old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage. Sent to an obscure department of MI5 tasked with monitoring the comin... read more
The New York Times bestselling author of Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, and The Poisonwood Bible and recipient of numerous literary awards--including the National Humanities Medal, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the Orange Prize--returns with a timely novel that interweaves... read more
From the bestselling author of The House at Riverton and The Secret Keeper, Kate Morton brings us her dazzling sixth novel, The Clockmaker's Daughter.
My real name, no one remembers. The truth about that summer, no one else knows.
In the summer of 1862, a gro... read more
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2018 "Everything about this novel rings true. . . . Original, funny, disarmingly oblique and unique."--The Guardian
In an unnamed city, middle sister stands out for the wrong reasons. She reads while walking, for one. And she has been taking French... read more