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Book Recommendations

Not sure what to read next? Need some ideas? We have compiled lists and gathered some resources that will help you find your next favourite read or author.

Genre lists

Genre lists are compiled by staff to help you find authors who write about similar themes.

AdventureAustralianBooks to FilmChick Lit
Children’s FictionClassic FictionCosy CrimeCountry Romance
DetectiveFantasyHistorical FictionHorror
InspirationalLegal ThrillerLiteraryParanormal
Regency/VictorianRomanceRomantic SuspenseSaga
ScandinavianScience FictionWar StoriesYoung Adult

Who else writes like?

Read everything by your favourite author? Here are some lists of popular authors and other authors who write like them.

Dan BrownTim WintonLee ChildMichael Connelly
David BaldacciKate GrenvilleChristine FeehanM C Beaton
Liane MoriartyPhilippa GregoryCandice FoxDebbie Macomber
John GreenDi MorrisseyAnna JacobsKaren Rose
Kathy ReichsNora RobertsJames PattersonJ K Rowling

Need more? is an established reference web resource and reading tool. It is designed to help anyone who enjoys reading fiction to expand the number of writers they read. Look up a favourite author and get suggestions for other fiction authors who write in a similar style or genre.

gale Books and Authors

A readers’ advisory database for discovery of books by author, genre and topic.

Australian Award Winners

Other Websites for Literary Prizes

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