Whether you’re spending an afternoon in front of the fire or lazing on a tropical island, this is our guide to the most entertaining and talked about books worth picking up right now, ranging from captivating novels to health bibles and spectacular coffee table fashion tomes…
6 must-read books
For fans of Gone Girl:
Shop → Luckiest Girl Alive By Jessica Knoll, $21.60
Jessica Knoll’s debut thriller novel follows a 28-year-old New Yorker who appears to have a perfect life until a dark trauma from her past resurfaces. Combining a nail-biting plot line and complex narrator, this book will definitely have you on the edge of your seat. Even Reese Witherspoon is a fan, with plans to produce the true-crime inspired feature film.
For hopeless romantics:
Shop → The Rosie Project By Graeme Simsion, $19.99
Trust us, you’ll want to recommend The Rosie Project to all your friends once you’re finished. This internationally best selling novel, features the oddly charming, socially challenged genetics professor, Don, as he searches for true love.
For light-hearted humour:
Shop → Based on a True Story by Elizabeth Renzetti, $22.99
Witty, fun, and laugh-out-loud entertaining, this book is possibly the ultimate beach read. The plot centres around soap opera diva, Augusta Price, her former lover, a long-lost son, and the innocent young journalist who reluctantly comes along for the ride.
For dinner party inspiration:
Shop → The Art of Eating Well by Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley, $43.95
London-based sisters Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley have hit the nail on the head with this stunning cookbook. Expect inventive recipes that are jam packed with nutrient-rich ingredients and bold flavours, all of which are free from grain, gluten, refined sugar, high starch and are alkaline friendly.
For health and wellness devotees:
Shop → The New Health Rules By Danielle Claro and Frank Lipman, $31.99
Dr Frank Lipman is a leading expert in modern health trends and his latest hand-bag sized book is a must have! It’s filled with simple, easy to follow tips and tricks like the most important yoga pose you should be doing and features some truly beautiful photos.
For fashion afficionados:
Shop → Dior: New Couture by Patrick Demarchelier, $155.47
Featuring sublime portraits of iconic Dior haute couture looks, this gorgeous coffee table book pays homage to one of the most important and influential fashion houses in the industry’s history. It would also make a beautiful gift for other style enthusiasts and lovers of collectible tomes.