Pile by the Bed reviews Small Mercies by Richard Anderson, a book that deals with big issues by focusing on the intimate story of an elderly farming couple and their relationship with each other and the land
Pile by the Bed reviews Sweetness and Light the second book by Australian author Liam Pieper, which explores the relationship between Westerners and their idea of India
Pile by the Bed reviews Fauna by Donna Mazza, a story of a motherhood, family and the commercialisation of fertility set in a near future Australia
Pile by the Bed reviews Amnesty, the new book by Booker Prize winner Aravind Adiga, a morality play featuring an illegal Sri Lankan refugee in Sydney
Pile by the Deb reviews Dare to Think by Belle Currer, the first in a new dystopian crime fiction series.
Pile by the Bed reviews and recommends The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernan, the third in her Cormac Reilly series which started with The Ruin.
Pile by the Bed reviews Shepherd by Catherine Jinks, a book which uses convict era Australia as the setting for a compulsive cat and mouse thriller.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Last Smile in Sunder City by Luke Arnold, a debut, very dark urban fantasy novel – an audacious piece of world building
Pile by the Bed reviews The Subjects by Sarah Hopkins, a book which delves into the murky world of the big pharma and the use of drugs to modify behaviour.
Pile by the Bed reviews In the Clearing by JP Pomare a crime thriller based on the true story of the Australian cult known as The Family.
Pile by the Bed reviews Darkness for Light by Emma Viskic (Caleb Zelic #3) finds it essential reading for fans of this award winning series.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Wife and the Widow by Christian White, the follow up to his award winning debut The Nowhere Child and describes it as another page-turning stand alone thriller.
Pile by the Bed reviews Peace by Garry Disher, the long awaited (but a little unexpected) follow up to Bitterwash Road and calls is a “masterclass in crime fiction”.
Pile by the Bed reviews In Darkness Visible by Tony Jones, which looks at the Balkan war and its aftermath, sequel to his historical thriller The Twentieth Man.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Operators by Barry Heard, a thriller that draws on his own experiences in Vietnam.
Pile by the Bed reviews Bruny by Heather Rose – an Australian political thriller set in Tasmania in the not too distant future.
Pile by the Bed reviews Silver by Chris Hammer, Martin Scarsdale #2, sequel to Scrublands.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Old Lie by Claire G Coleman, which like Terra Nullius uses a science fiction frame to explore Aboriginal history
Pile by the Bed reviews The Rich Man’s House the final novel by award winning Australian novelist Andrew McGahan
Pile by the Bed reviews From Here on, Monsters by Elizabeth Bryer, an original and sometimes surreal look at how language affects our view of the world.