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Get Reading! 2013

Get Reading! 2013

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Get Reading! is back in 2013 with the ultimate guide to the best Australian reads. Hand-picked by Australian booksellers, authors, publishers and readers, every title in this year’s guide is guaranteed to be a book you can’t put down.
Get Reading! is back in 2013 with the ultimate guide to the best Australian reads. Hand-picked by Australian booksellers, authors, publishers and readers, every title in this year’s guide is guaranteed to be a book you can’t put down.

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Published by: Kristy at Books in Print, Malvern on Sep 14, 2013
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 S h a n e  J a c o b s o n  N a t i o n a l  A m b a s s a d o r  G  e t  R  e a d i n g !  2 0 1 3
 
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Get Reading! is back in 2013 with the ultimate guideto the best Australian reads, including an all new listexclusively chosen by Aussie readers.
Hand-picked by Australian booksellers, authors, publishers and readers,every title in this guide is guaranteed to be a book you can’t put down.
It’s easy to nd a book you can’t put down.
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Find a participating bookseller or libraryLeave your own review o the book Share a book you loveGet recommendationsFind Get Reading! events near you
The Long Road to Overnight Success
Shane Jacobson
The star o Kenny on his long road to overnight success
Ater the lm Kenny catapulted him to ame, actor, writer,producer Shane Jacobson was told that he had a talent oracting. Which was great news, as he’d been on the stagesince the age o ten. He’d always known this was what hewanted to do, but it took him years to get there in betweenhis many (very) odd jobs. Here Jacobson tells the story o hislie in the droll, hilarious way that has made him a avouritewith Australian audiences. A charming, truly Australianmemoir.
Memoir | Print, eBook, Audio book |Download rst chapter|Author on tour|Watch video
GenreAvailable in The story behindthe storyMeet the authoron tourDownload asample chapterRead all aboutthe book 
 
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book you can’t put down!
Whenever you see the Get Reading! ‘badge o honor,you can be assured you’re looking at a book you won’tbe able to put down.So look out or the Get Reading! Top 50 Books YouCan’t Put Down sticker in book retailers, librariesand online this September, and get reading again!
 
Choosing books for young readers
We’ve included a recommended reading age or all books or childrenand young readers, so you can be sure your choice is age-appropriate.In June 2013, Get Reading! began the search or your avourite Australianbook o all time. Ater almost 6,000 votes or more than 1,100 nominatedbooks, the results are in. Did your avourite make the list?
Message rom Tony Grybowski,CEO, Australia Council or the Arts
 There’s nothing like relaxing with a good book, but with so much choice,it’s sometimes hard to know where to begin.Get Reading! is a month long celebration o Australian books and reading,bringing together Australian writers and readers through this guide anda nationwide touring program. This year’s Top 50 Books You Can’t Put Down is a great place to nd yournext avourite read. From authors who are all Australian, the list hassomething or everyone.From children’s picture books to popular ction, inspiring memoirs toAustralian classics in the making, you are sure to nd a book you can’tput down.Curated by a panel o industry experts, the list in this guide guaranteesyou a great read, no matter which book you choose. Throughout September, Australian authors will be visiting bookshops,libraries and local communities around Australia, connecting with readersand promoting conversations about Australian stories and writing. The Australia Council or the Arts is proud to manage this AustralianGovernment initiative again in 2013.I encourage you to visit your nearest bookshop or library, pick up a book and get reading again. Tony GrybowskiCEOAustralia Council or the Arts
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 This year we’re giving 10 lucky readers the chance to WIN every book in thisguide. That’s enough to keep you reading or months!Just visit getreading.com.au and subscribe to the ree ortnightlyGet Reading! e-newsletter. Every two weeks we’ll recommend new booksand keep you up to date with bestsellers, touring authors, awardsand events right across Australia.

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