Here it is, the list you’ve been waiting 12 months for, the 2013 50 Books You Can’t Put Down

  1. Tsunami and the Single Girl / Krissy Nicolson
  2. Don’t Look Now Book 1 / Paul Jennings and Andrew Weldon
  3. Three Hours Late / Nicole Trope
  4. Questions of Travel / Michelle de Kretser
  5. Bill the Bastard / Roland Perry
  6. On the Trail of Genghis Khan / Tim Cope
  7. Watching You / Michael Robotham
  8. Lexicon / Max Barry
  9. Dark Paradise / Robert Macklin
  10. The Shadow Year / Hannah Richell
  11. Man Drought / Rachael Johns
  12. Queen of the Road / Tricia Stringer
  13. Stillways / Steve Bisley
  14. In Great Spirits / Archie Barwick
  15. Truly Tan Jinxed / Jen Storer
  16. Dreaming of Zhou Gong / Traci Harding
  17. The Young Lion / Blanche d’Alpuget
  18. Too Bold To Die / Ian McPhedran
  19. The Long Road To Overnight Success / Shane Jacobson
  20. The Children Who Loved Books / Peter Carnavas
  21. The 39-Storey Treehouse / Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton
  22. Good News, Bad News / Maggie Groff
  23. Dark Heart / Tony Park
  24. Burial Rites / Hannah Kent
  25. Mateship with Birds / Carrie Tiffany
  26. Planet Elephant / Tammie Matson
  27. The Vale Girl / Nelika McDonald
  28. A Bitter Taste / Annie Hauxwell
  29. The Gobbledygook is Eating a Book / Justine Clarke
  30. I’m a Dirty Dinosaur / Janeen Brian; illus. Ann James
  31. The Night Guest / Fiona McFarlane
  32. Mallee Sky / Kerry McInnes
  33. Boom / Malcolm Knox
  34. Left for Dead: A True Story Of Resilience And Courage / Laurence and Samantha Barlow with Sue Williams
  35. The First Third / Will Kostakis
  36. The Lavender Keeper / Fiona McIntosh
  37. Everything To Live For / Turia Pitt with Libby Harkness
  38. Dick Johnson Autobiography / Dick Johnson
  39. Accept the Challenge / Leigh Matthews
  40. Alice-Miranda Shines Bright / Jacqueline Harvey
  41. Blood Secret / Jaye Ford
  42. Sunset Ridge / Nicole Alexander
  43. Boy vs Beast: Water Beast / Mac Park
  44. The Last Thirteen Book 1: 13 / James Phelan
  45. Eric Vale Book 3: Off the Rails / Michael Gerard Bauer; Illustrator: Joe Bauer
  46. Cairo / Chris Womersley
  47. Thornwood House / Anna Romer
  48. The Watch Tower / Elizabeth Harrower
  49. The Rosie Project / Graeme Simsion
  50. The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf / Ambelin Kwaymullina