Top 25 Australian Book Blogs and Websites


1. The Boomerang Books Blog

The Boomerang Books Blog

About Blog Founded in 2002, Boomerang Books is Australia’s online independent bookstore, with a distinct focus on Australian books, Australian authors and Australian publishers. Specialising in Australian books and Australian authors, Boomerang Books has all your book buying needs.
Frequency about 5 posts per week.
Since Mar 2008
Website blog.boomerangbooks.com.au
Facebook fans 6,291. Twitter followers 4,420.

2. Aussie Reviews | Reviews of great Australian books

Aussie Reviews | Reviews of great Australian books

About Blog Since 2001 Aussie Reviews has been drawing attention to the wonderful literary talent in this country by providing online reviews of all kinds of Australian books – from adult fiction to children’s books to non-fiction.
Frequency about 1 post per week.
Since May 2001
Website aussiereviews.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

3. Booklover Book Reviews | Find your next great read today

 Booklover Book Reviews | Find your next great read today

Brisbane, Australia About Blog Hi! I’m Jo, an unabashed book lover living in Brisbane, Australia. Since starting this website in 2009 I’ve come to realise I enjoy writing about books almost as much as reading them. Read hundreds of book reviews, wide range of titles by Australian and international authors, book giveaways, author interviews. Find your next great read today!
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Since Sep 2009
Website bookloverbookreviews.com
Facebook fans 878. Twitter followers 2,405.

4. The Booktopian

The Booktopian

Sydney, New South Wales About Blog Voted Australia’s Favourite Bookstore. We love books and want to spread the word. Delivering more than 4 million books per year, we offer competitive prices and stock a wide range to guarantee faster delivery times. Bringing together writers and readers, combined with our expert opinion, Booktopia is Australia’s local bookstore.
Frequency about 7 posts per week.
Website blog.booktopia.com.au
Facebook fans 119,894. Twitter followers 1,169.

5. Kids Book Review

Kids Book Review

Australia About Blog Kids Book Review is a voluntary children’s literature and book review which works with authors, illustrators and publishers Australia-wide and internationally. We cover news, reviews, interviews, articles, guest posts, events, specialist literacy articles and much more, attracting readers from all over the world including teachers, librarians, industry professionals and parents and kids.
Frequency about 14 posts per week.
Since Apr 2009
Also in Book Review Blogs, Childrens Book Blogs
Website kids-bookreview.com
Facebook fans 4,269. Twitter followers 3,704.

6. The Book Muse | Books, reading and writing

The Book Muse | Books, reading and writing

Terrigal, NSW About Blog I’m Ashleigh, a book reviewer, student, aspiring author and hopeful editor living in Terrigal, NSW. I have always loved books and writing, and it is an area I would like to work in. I support my local bookstore, going online for things that I can’t get there. I hope you enjoy my blog
Frequency about 4 posts per week.
Since Apr 2013
Website ashleighmeikle.com.au
Facebook fans 224. Twitter followers 240.

7. AusRomToday | Celebrating the Australian Romance Community

AusRomToday | Celebrating the Australian Romance Community

Australia About Blog AusRomToday.com is a hot new site designed to celebrate the Australian romance literature industry and community, and to draw attention to the achievements and acclaim of Australian writers. Keep up-to-date with the Australian romance fiction industry with AusRom Today. Author interviews, reviews, new and upcoming releases, and giveaways!
Frequency about 5 posts per week.
Website ausromtoday.com
Facebook fans 3,655. Twitter followers 1,507.

8. AustCrimeFiction | Australia & New Zealand Crime Fiction Reviews since 2006

AustCrimeFiction | Australia & New Zealand Crime Fiction Reviews since 2006

Pyrenees Ranges, Victoria About Blog Well it’s basically a database of Authors and Books from Australasia (Australia, New Zealand, and nearby areas) AND a blog AND a running commentary (on the rare occasions when I feel brave enough to post an article). It’s also the place where I post book reviews. A big percentage of the books I read will be from local authors (books that are covered under Books & Writers here).
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Since Jun 2007
Also in Crime Novel Blogs
Website austcrimefiction.org/blog
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 1,991.

9. Whispering Gums | Books, reading and anything else that comes to mind…with an Australian focus

Whispering Gums | Books, reading and anything else that comes to mind…with an Australian focus

About Blog I’m a reader, filmgoer, concertgoer living downunder, who has been blogging since May 2009. My on-line booklife began in the mid-1990s when I joined several internet bookgroups, but this blog is now my prime on-line book presence. My main focus is book reviews but I occasionally stray into other areas of literature and even further into other topics of cultural interest (to me)
Frequency about 3 posts per week.
Since May 2009
Website whisperinggums.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

10. Happy Indulgence

Happy Indulgence

Australia About Blog Book review blog from Australia featuring young adult reviews and discussions. I started Happy Indulgence in July 2012 as a way to share my passion with others, and it has expanded into a YA book review blog encompassing a wide range of features and genres. Happy Indulgence captures how we should blissfully enjoy life’s greatest offerings, no matter what it is. Here, we share our love for YA books and all things reading!
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Since Jul 2012
Also in Young Adult Book Blogs
Website happyindulgencebooks.com
Facebook fans 861. Twitter followers 6,429.

11. Sydney Review of Books | A review site focussing on Australian writers & writing

Sydney Review of Books | A review site focussing on Australian writers & writing

About Blog Sparked by concerns about the dwindling space for literary criticism in Australian media, the Sydney Review of Books was founded by the Writing and Society Research Centre at UWS in January 2013 as an online review site focusing on Australian writers and writing.
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Website sydneyreviewofbooks.com
Facebook fans 7,192. Twitter followers 4,818.

12. ANZ LitLovers LitBlog

ANZ LitLovers LitBlog

Melbourne, Australia About Blog Welcome to the ANZ LitLovers blog. It started out as a blog for an online reading group, and while it still retains its role as a portal to the group, its primary function now is as Lisa Hill’s ANZ LitLovers LitBlog (ANZLL) – where you can find reviews and commentary about literary fiction, classics and (less often) non-fiction from Australia and New Zealand. There are also regular blog posts about contemporary international fiction with a special interest in translations, and the classics.
Frequency about 19 posts per week.
Since Jul 2008
Website anzlitlovers.com
Facebook fans 342. Twitter followers 798.

13. Reactions to Reading

Reactions to Reading

Adelaide, Australia About Blog The blog is mainly reviews, with the occasional rant or musing on some book-ish subject or other, having recently bought an eReader (that isn’t a Kindle) and living in the land publishing forgot (Australia).
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Also in Novel Blogs
Website reactionstoreading.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 508.

14. Newtown Review of Books | Sydney’s original online review of books

Newtown Review of Books | Sydney's original online review of books

Newtown, Sydney About Blog The Newtown Review of Books was established in March 2012 by Jean Bedford and Linda Funnell as an independent site for book reviews. We believe that a strong reviewing culture is important for both writers and readers. The Newtown Review of Books reviews fiction, memoir, biography, history, politics and true crime. Our tastes are eclectic, and we aim to provide intelligent reviews of books people will want to read. We post new reviews twice a week.
Frequency about 3 posts per week.
Since Feb 2012
Website newtownreviewofbooks.com.au
Facebook fans 854. Twitter followers 4,328.

15. ALPHA reader | my solo book club

ALPHA reader | my solo book club

Melbourne, Australia About Blog Hello, I am Danielle, I could go really far back and say that I have loved reading from the moment that my mum started buying me Little Golden Books at the Coles check-out. My blog is nothing fancy. I prefer Spartan over flash, and I am more concerned with writing long, sincere and rambling reviews than aesthetics. This is just a little list of pointers I try to write by, based on my own preferences, likes and dislikes.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Website alphareader.blogspot.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 4,487.

16. Diva Booknerd

Diva Booknerd

Melbourne About Blog I’m Kelly. A happily married, thirty something year old Aussie with one furchild.I’ve contributed to Break Thru Radio, iBrary, Brisbane City Council’s website for high school students and The Journal, the review blog for online bookstore Bookfari. I’m also part of the team who run Aussie YA Bloggers and Readers. Diva Booknerd is an Australian Young Adult and middle grade book review blog. Featuring new releases, discussions, giveaways and more. WE LOVE BOOKS!
Frequency about 1 post per week.
Since Jan 2013
Website divabooknerd.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 2,857.

17. Thoughts By J | Ramblings of an Aussie book lover

Thoughts By J | Ramblings of an Aussie book lover

Sydney About Blog I am an avid Australian reader, who’s slowly converting to the Kindle. I’m still very fond of paperbacks and the feel of books, and would prefer to spend my Saturdays in bed with a good story and some earl grey tea. Welcome to Thoughts By J, the book blog of two Aussie book lovers. Here you’ll find rants, raves and everything in between as we honestly review the books we’ve read for you.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Feb 2012
Website thoughtsbyj.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 859.

18. Readability Australia

Readability Australia

About Blog My name is Fleur Morrison and I am a hopeless bibliophile. I read on the beach, in bed, on the train, in cafes – anywhere and any chance I can get. I’m looking forward to sharing my thoughts, ideas and reviews with you and I hope you can share yours, too.
Frequency about 1 post per week.
Since Apr 2017
Website readability.com.au
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 503.

19. The Mostly Books Blog

The Mostly Books Blog

Torrens Park, SA, Australia About Blog Adelaide’s oldest bookstore still in existence. Proudly independent and committed to excellent customer service.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Website mostlybooks.com.au/blog
Facebook fans 1,246. Twitter followers 457.

20. Talking Books Blog

Talking Books Blog

Australia About Blog Welcome to Talking Books Blog! A website where we talk about new releases, old favourites and soon to be released books! Book reviews, blog tour spotlights, author Q&A’s, guest posts, cover reveals, recommendations and general book chit chat! Our preferred reading genre is women’s fiction, romance, new adult, mystery/thriller, paranormal/fantasy, sci-fi and historical romance.
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Website talkingbooksblog.net
Facebook fans 565. Twitter followers 654.

21. The Never Ending Bookshelf | Where dreams are just a bookshelf away

The Never Ending Bookshelf | Where dreams are just a bookshelf away

About Blog I’m Jess from the land down under – aka Australia. I’m an avid reader and writer and pretty much devote all my spare time to these two loves. The Never Ending Bookshelf is a blog focused on everything book related. It features a wide range of reviews across various genres, author interview, guest posts and occasionally giveaways
Frequency about 4 posts per week.
Since Jan 2013
Website nevendbookshelf.wordpress.com
Facebook fans 1,039. Twitter followers 459.

22. Genie In A Book

Genie In A Book

About Blog Welcome to Genie in a Book! This is a blog for reviews, author interviews, features and more, from a book-selling bookworm whose TBR pile is always taller than she is.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Since Sep 2014
Website genie-inabook.blogspot.com
Facebook fans 64. Twitter followers 1,011.

23. Brona’s Books

Brona's Books

Sydney About Blog Book reviews – all ages, (nearly) all genres, lots of Australian titles. Host of AusReading Month (November)
Frequency about 3 posts per week.
Since Jul 2009
Website bronasbooks.blogspot.com.au
Facebook fans 110. Twitter followers 576.

24. The~Rest~Is~Still~Unwritten

The~Rest~Is~Still~Unwritten

Australia About Blog My name’s Rachel and I’m a 26 year old Australian blogger who simply adores books. I was an avid reader when I was younger then in my early teens that kind of diminished. But now I rediscovered my love of reading and cannot stop
Frequency about 5 posts per week.
Since Mar 2011
Website rachybee-the-rest-is-still-u..
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

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