Australia (/ɒˈstreɪliə/, /ə-/, colloquially /-jə/), officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area. ...more

New Releases Tagged "Australia"

The Woman in the Library
Island Time
Dirt Creek
The Ghosts of Paris (Billie Walker Mystery, #2)
Sagittarius Saves Libra (Signs of Love, #6)
The Island
The Lady with the Gun Asks the Questions (Phryne Fisher, #22)
Black River
This All Come Back Now
The Signal Line
The Younger Wife
Apples Never Fall
The Good Sister
The Island
Sorrow and Bliss
The Mother-in-Law
Nine Perfect Strangers
The Family Across the Street
The Survivors
The Family Next Door
Force of Nature (Aaron Falk, #2)
Dirt Creek
Ten Steps to Nanette
The Book Thief by Markus ZusakPicnic at Hanging Rock by Joan LindsayBurial Rites by Hannah KentThe Rosie Project by Graeme SimsionThe Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
Books by Australian Authors
714 books — 338 voters
Possum Magic by Mem FoxAnimalia by Graeme BaseDiary of a Wombat by Jackie FrenchWhere Is the Green Sheep? by Mem FoxWhere the Forest Meets the Sea by Jeannie Baker
Australian Children's Literature
351 books — 187 voters

A Town Like Alice by Nevil ShuteWings of Fear by Helene Young48 Shades of Brown by Nick EarlsThe Beach House by Helen McKennaThe Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough
Queensland Fiction
145 books — 82 voters

The Light Between Oceans
The Dry (Aaron Falk, #1)
In a Sunburned Country
Big Little Lies
The Thorn Birds
The Rosie Project (Don Tillman, #1)
A Town Like Alice
The Lost Man
The Husband's Secret
The Forgotten Garden
Force of Nature (Aaron Falk, #2)
Picnic at Hanging Rock
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
The Secret River

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Our own brand of democracy has reached a point in its evolution where we expect ruthless, self-protective pragmatism from our politicians, rather than idealism; where noble sentiments are likely to be dismissed as the 'vision thing'; where winning is everything, civility is in short supply, and the lack of respect between political opponents - sometimes amounting almost to loathing - only serves to reinforce voters' cynicism about all of them (a cynicism deepened when voters occasionally learn t ...more
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Valkyrie walked to the back door, which hadn't been closed properly, shut it and locked it. There was now a baby in the house, after all. She couldn't take the chance that a wild animal might wander in and make off with Alice, like those dingoes in Australia. She was probably being unfair to both dingoes and Australia, but she couldn't risk it. Locked doors kept the dingoes out, and that's all there was to it, even if she didn't know what a dingo actually was. She took out her phone, searched th ...more
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