Lindy Jones: "At this time of the year I can barely count to five, but here are some of the books I enjoyed reading this year."
Of course, when nearly half my year is pretty much exclusively Miles Franklin Award submissions, and then half of the rest is for the Summer Catalogue, you must forgive me if I just have to revisit books I might have mentioned elsewhere!
Five Books You Should Have Read Because They Were MF Shortlisted. Or Won Other Awards! So Read them!
Five Other Novels Really Really Worth Reading. (Ok, there is SIX but the demand for Sarah Winman's Tin Man has been greater than supply!)
Five Novels that Live in the Young Adult Section (But Don't Let That Stop Older Ones from Reading them…)
Five Assorted Non-Fiction Books (Without Birds as the Main Subject). OK, Six!
Five Assorted Non-Fiction Books with Pictures In Them. (Plus a Ring-in).
Five Books with Birds in the Title*
which means you should have:
*(I lied. But I did say I was having trouble counting).
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