Australian Summer Reading List

Spend your leisure time over summer with a new book from the City of Cockburn Libraries.

It’s always a good time to immerse yourself in a book.

 

Australian Summer Reading List

  • Amnesty by Aravind Adigic
  • The Living Sea of Waking Dreams by Richard Flanagan
  • Infinite Splendours by Sofie Laguna
  • A Room Made of Leaves by Kate Grenville
  • The Last Migration by Charlotte McConaghy

Amnesty by Aravind Adigic

It’s one of best, and most bittersweet novels I’ve read in some time; as a reader, you are burdened by the knowledge that whatever Danny chooses to do, the ramifications will be ruinous.

Simon McDonald

Reader, Writer, Bookseller

Book cover for Amnesty
Book cover for The Living Sea of Waking Dreams

The Living Sea of Waking Dreams by Richard Flanagan

The Living Sea of Waking Dreams is Flanagan’s eighth novel, and it may very well be his best ever.

Lisa Hill

Writer, Blogger

Infinite Splendours by Sofie Laguna

Infinite Splendours is a harrowing but compelling read. A story I’ll never forget.

Heather Whitford Roche

Ballarat Writers Inc

Book cover for Infinite Splendours
Book cover for A Room Made of Leaves

A Room Made of Leaves by Kate Grenville

A Room Made of Leaves draws on Mrs Macarthur’s real letters but looks to their gaps; finding what is left unsaid far more revealing than what is said.

Melanie Kembrey

Journalist

The Last Migration by Charlotte McConaghy

The Last Migration is something of a hybrid novel, both an adventure story and a piece of speculative climate fiction…

Fiona Wright

Writer

Book cover for The Last Migration

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