So. Summer holidays are almost here you’re going to need something to read while you relax on the beach/by the pool/while you’re sitting around your non-airconditioned home fanning yourself with a tea towel. Or maybe you’re still trying to sort your Christmas shopping and find the perfect present for your sister’s boyfriend’s uncle Joe?

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Zoe Foster’s ‘Amazing Face.’

Either way, we’ve got you covered. Because in this month’s latest episode of the Book Circle, we have a super-stellar panel to share with you.

Zoe Foster, Peter Fitzsimons and Kate Morton are here to tell us about their own books, and what they are planning to read over the holidays.  If you aren’t familiar with these amazeballs writers, let us introduce you:

Zoe Foster:  Zoe Foster is an author, columnist and porridge fan. Her books include the beauty bible Amazing Face, dating and relationship guide Textbook Romance, and three novels, Air KissesPlaying The Field and The Younger Man. Find more info on Zoe Foster here, or supervise on her daily procrastination here and here.

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Peter Fitzsimons’ ‘Batavia.’

Peter Fitzsimons: Peter Fitzsimons is an Australian author, journalist and former Rugby Union player. He is the author of numerous historical novels including his latest, Eureka. You can find his column, ‘The Fitz Files,’ in The Sun Herald. Peter is married to Today Show host Lisa Wilkinson.

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Kate Morton’s ‘The Secret Keeper’

Kate Morton: Kate Morton’s books, including The House at Riverton (also known as The Shifting Fog), The Forgotten Garden, and her most recent, The Secret Keeper, are published in 38 countries and have sold over 7.5 million copies. Kate continues to write the sorts of books she can disappear inside. She recently wrote a post for Mamamia about why she’ll always love bookstores. 

The latest pick for ‘book of the month’ is the fabulous crime thriller by Ian Rankin, Standing in Another Man’s Grave. If you haven’t read a Rankin novel before, this is a great place to start.

Happy holidays and happy reading!

What do you like to read on holidays? What book are you packing in your beach bag?



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