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Award Winning Australian Books

    • The Trauma Cleaner

    • By: Sarah Krasnostein
    • Narrated by: Rachael Tidd
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,678
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,554
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,556

    Sandra Pankhurst founded her trauma cleaning business to help people whose emotional scars are written on their houses....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A brilliant narrative masterly voiced

    • By Philip on 19-04-2018

    Non-member price: $23.41

    • Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

    • Nevermoor, Book 1
    • By: Jessica Townsend
    • Narrated by: Gemma Whelan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 312
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 294
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 295

    Morrigan Crow is cursed. Born on an unlucky day, she is blamed for all local misfortunes- and, worst of all, the curse means that Morrigan is doomed to die at midnight on Eventide....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a terrifically whimsical story.

    • By erin glass on 30-01-2018

    Non-member price: $44.99

    • The Dry

    • By: Jane Harper
    • Narrated by: Steve Shanahan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,714
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,595
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,601

    A story of desperation, resolution and small-town prejudice played out against the blistering extremes of life on the land....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really good book.

    • By Lisa on 29-11-2016

    Non-member price: $32.62

    • Breath

    • By: Tim Winton
    • Narrated by: Troy Planet
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184

    When paramedic Bruce Pike is called out to deal with another teenage adventure gone wrong, he knows better than his colleague, better than the kid's parents, what happened and how....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredible story

    • By Anonymous User on 11-05-2018

    Non-member price: $25.82

    • Taboo

    • By: Kim Scott
    • Narrated by: Kim Scott
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Taboo takes place in the present day, in the rural southwest of Western Australia, and tells the story of a group of Noongar people who revisit, for the first time in many decades, a taboo place....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A West Australian classic

    • By Anonymous User on 24-03-2018
    • By: Kim Scott
    • Narrated by: Kim Scott
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 15-02-2018
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 29 ratings

    Non-member price: $43.70

    • Reckoning

    • A Memoir
    • By: Magda Szubanski
    • Narrated by: Magda Szubanski
    • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,093
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,011
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,007

    With courage and compassion Magda Szubanski addresses her own frailties and fears and asks the big questions about life, about the shadows we inherit and the gifts we pass on....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Moving and powerful

    • By Stan on 11-01-2016

    Non-member price: $54.63

    • The Natural Way of Things

    • By: Charlotte Wood
    • Narrated by: Ailsa Piper
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 146

    Two women awaken from a drugged sleep to find themselves imprisoned in an abandoned property in the middle of a desert....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • not what you expect

    • By tamzyn bielecka on 20-12-2017

    Non-member price: $24.50

    • The Strays

    • By: Emily Bitto
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Coffey
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    On her first day at a new school, Lily befriends one of the daughters of infamous avant-garde painter Evan Trentham....

    Non-member price: $29.95

    • The Museum of Modern Love

    • By: Heather Rose
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    A mesmerising literary story about a lost man in search of connection - a meditation on love, art and commitment, set against the backdrop of one of the greatest art events in modern history....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Real Art for Surreal Life

    • By LisaSee on 12-09-2018

    Non-member price: $43.70

    • Extinctions

    • By: Josephine Wilson
    • Narrated by: William McInnes
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 81

    Winner of the 2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award. He hated the word retirement, but not as much as he hated the word village, as if ageing made you a peasant or a fool....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good work Josephine Wilson

    • By Anna on 20-11-2017

    Non-member price: $29.95

    • The Lost Pages

    • By: Marija Pericic
    • Narrated by: Lewis Fitz-Gerald
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    It is 1908, and Max Brod is the rising star of Prague's literary world. But when a rival appears on the scene, Max discovers how quickly he can lose everything he has worked so hard to attain....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderfull book! Such a beautiful piece of writing.

    • By Anonymous User on 11-05-2017

    Non-member price: $28.16

    • The Rosie Project

    • Don Tillman, Book 1
    • By: Graeme Simsion
    • Narrated by: Dan O'Grady
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,341
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,227
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,231

    The art of love is never a science.: Meet Don Tillman, a brilliant yet socially inept professor of genetics, who’s decided it’s time he found a wife....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderfully engaging

    • By Jayltee on 24-10-2014

    Non-member price: $29.95

    • Truth

    • By: Peter Temple
    • Narrated by: Michael Carman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    At the close of a long day, Inspector Stephen Villani stands in the bathroom of a luxury apartment high above the city. In the glass bath, a young woman lies dead....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Murray on 17-10-2018

    Non-member price: $40.97

    • The Light Between Oceans

    • A Novel
    • By: M L Stedman
    • Narrated by: Noah Taylor
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 471
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 434
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 433

    After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne returns to Australia and takes a job as the lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • hauntingly beautiful never forgotten

    • By Stargirl456 on 15-03-2016

    Non-member price: $29.95

    • The Slap

    • A Novel
    • By: Christos Tsiolkas
    • Narrated by: Alex Dimitriades
    • Length: 15 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 96

    At a suburban barbecue, a man slaps a child who is not his own. This event has a shocking ricochet effect on a group of people, mostly friends....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A masterpiece of truths from the kaleidoscope of this authors lens

    • By Linda Marea on 27-02-2018

    Non-member price: $51.21

    • The Eye of the Sheep

    • By: Sofie Laguna
    • Narrated by: Nikos Andronicos
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165

    Meet Jimmy Flick. He's not like other kids - he's both too fast and too slow. Jimmy's mother, Paula, is the only one who can manage him....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great book

    • By Marion on 03-02-2018

    Non-member price: $32.62

    • The Narrow Road to the Deep North

    • By: Richard Flanagan
    • Narrated by: Richard Flanagan
    • Length: 15 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 238
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 218
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220

    August, 1943. In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Thai-Burma death railway, Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his love affair with his uncle's wife....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Going to read the book - can't listen any more

    • By John on 08-05-2015

    Non-member price: $46.09