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Ladies of Missalonghi
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Ladies of Missalonghi

Colleen McCullough

In Missalonghi, on Missy Wright's family's pitifully small homestead in Australia's Blue Mountains, It's a brand new century--the twentieth--a time for new thoughts and bold new actions. And Missy is about to set every...

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Woodpecker Point & Other Stories
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Woodpecker Point & Other Stories

Carmel Bird

This collection of short stories about everyday life hint at the ominous as they skate a fine line between the mundane and the fantastic and familiar images become startling icons. The author has also written Dear Writer and a...

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 Read reviewWomen I Know
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Women I Know

Katerina Gibson

Unpicking the stitches of gender and genre, the stories in this searing, funny, haunting debut explore how our ideas of womanhood shape us, and what they cost us.

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The Rain Heron: Winner of the Age Book of the Year
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The Rain Heron: Winner of the Age Book of the Year

Robbie Arnott

Shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award and winner of the 2021 Age Book of Year Award, The Rain Heron is a beguiling, transformative work of fiction confirming Robbie Arnott as one of Australia's most exciting writers....

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Jesustown
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Jesustown

Paul Daley

From award-winning journalist Paul Daley comes a gripping multi-generational saga about Australian frontier violence and cultural theft that will capture the national imagination.

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New Animal
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New Animal

Ella Baxter

A stunning, heartbreakingly funny debut novel from a brilliant new literary voice. Sex, death, grief, running away...only one of these makes Amelia feel like a new animal.

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The Registrar
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The Registrar

Neela Janakiramanan

Sometimes in hospital people die - but not all of them should. A moving, addictive debut novel for readers of Going Under and Emotional Female.

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 Read reviewBlue Hour
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Blue Hour

Sarah Schmidt, Geraldine Hakewill

From the Women's Prize longlisted author of SEE WHAT I HAVE DONE comes a masterful reworking of the road novel into a portrait of the complex relationship between mothers and daughters

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Enclave
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Enclave

Claire G. Coleman, Camha Pham

From the critically acclaimed author of Terra Nullius comes a novel in the tradition of Margaret Atwood and Naomi Alderman that explores a future of surveillance, disruption and segregation that echoes the horrors of a colonial...

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Things We Bury
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Things We Bury

Matthew Ryan Davies

Three siblings, reunited in their home town, are struggling to deal with the fallout of a car crash that almost killed their father. This, on top of everything else life is throwing at them.

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 Read reviewThe Diplomat
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The Diplomat

Chris Womersley

Shot through with grief and dark comedy, The Diplomat is a powerful story of love and recovery - and a stark evocation of the fine line between self-destruction and redemption.

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Corporal Hitler's Pistol
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Corporal Hitler’s Pistol

Tom Keneally

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The Eulogy
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The Eulogy

Jackie Bailey

The Eulogy is a literary page-turner from new Australian voice Jackie Bailey - a story about family, death and grief that is full of love, humour and life.

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 Read reviewPomegranate and Fig
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Pomegranate and Fig

Zaheda Ghani

Taking us from Afghanistan to Australia, this is an evocative and beautifully written debut novel about tradition, family, war and displacement. Shortlisted for the 2018 Richell Prize it heralds an exciting new Australian literary...

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The Ghosts of Paris
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The Ghosts of Paris

Tara Moss

A gripping story of secrets and intrigue set in postwar London and Paris.

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The Secret World of Connie Starr
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The Secret World of Connie Starr

Robbi Neal

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Someone Else's Child
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Someone Else’s Child

Kylie Orr

A gripping contemporary novel from a magnificent new talent that tackles the almost unbreakable loyalty of female friendships, the generosity of community and the lengths we will go to save a child.

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 Read reviewThe Family String
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The Family String

Denise Picton

A darkly funny and poignant coming of age story by an extraordinary new voice

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When Things Are Alive They Hum
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When Things Are Alive They Hum

Hannah Bent

A heartbreaking work of wonder about the hum that connects us all

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 Read reviewBasin: A Novel
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Basin: A Novel

Scott McCulloch

A dark and compelling work by a new voice in Australian - and world - literary fiction

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Bone Memories
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Bone Memories

Sally Piper

This third novel from acclaimed Queensland author Sally Piper focuses on the repercussions, within one family, of a terrible crime.

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The Making of Her
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The Making of Her

Bernadette Jiwa

The Making of Her is a page-turning mother-daughter love story, spanning the 1960s to 1990s, charting one woman's journey to escape the legacy of the society that shaped her.

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When Jokers Were Kings
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When Jokers Were Kings

John Tesarsch

An uplifting romantic comedy brimming with offbeat ideas about modern life, love and finding your voice.

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One Punch
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One Punch

Julie Fison

Two boys, two mothers, one catastrophic night

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 Read reviewAn Exciting and Vivid Inner Life
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An Exciting and Vivid Inner Life

Paul Dalla Rosa

Oscillating between elation and despair, An Exciting and Vivid Inner Life is the debut short story collection from Sunday Times Short Story Award finalist Paul Dalla Rosa.

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The Coast
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The Coast

Eleanor Limprecht

A stunning novel of love and courage by the bestselling author of The Passengers.

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Family Matters
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Family Matters

Ellie O'Neill

Contemporary, warm-hearted, funny, poignant and satisfying - for fans of Monica McInerney, Cecelia Ahern and Josephine Moon

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Apples Never Fall
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Apples Never Fall

Liane Moriarty

A novel that looks at marriage, sibling rivalry, and the lies we tell others and ourselves --

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Red
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Red

Felicity McLean

From award-winning writer and journalist Felicity McLean comes Red, a spirited and striking contemporary retelling of the Ned Kelly story

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A Place Near Eden
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A Place Near Eden

Nell Pierce

Winner of the prestigious The Australian/Vogel's Literary Award.

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The Outcast and The Rite: Stories of Landscape and Fear, 1925-1938
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The Outcast and The Rite: Stories of Landscape and Fear, 1925-1938

Helen Simpson

This new anthology of Helen de Guerry Simpson's supernatural fiction selects the best of her unsettling writing, adding some little-known stories to her 1925 collection The Baseless Fabric.

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 Read reviewBad Art Mother
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Bad Art Mother

Edwina Preston

Good mothers are expected to be selfless. Artists are seen as selfish. So what does this mean for a mother with artistic ambitions? Blending wit and pathos, love and fury, ambition and loss, this is an extraordinary novel of love...

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Dancing with the Enemy
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Dancing with the Enemy

Diane Armstrong

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The Truth About Faking It
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The Truth About Faking It

Cassie Hamer

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The Truth About Her
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The Truth About Her

Jacqueline Maley

'Electrifying, deeply unsettling and so, so satisfying' Meg Mason, author of Sorrow and Bliss 'I raced through this compelling tale about shame, single motherhood, and the lies we tell ourselves and other people'...

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 Read reviewMy Heart is a Little Wild Thing
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My Heart is a Little Wild Thing

Nigel Featherstone

Blood is thicker than water, but the heart is a little wild thing that can't be tamed.

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Here Goes Nothing
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Here Goes Nothing

Steve Toltz

A firecracker of a novel by the Booker-shortlisted author of A Fraction of the Whole - a scathingly funny and affecting tale of life, death, love and the questionable existence of God.

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The Silence of Water
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The Silence of Water

Sharron Booth

It's the turn of the century when Fan's mother, Agnes, announces the family is moving to Western Australia to take care of Agnes's father - a man they've never spoken of before now. Fan finds herself a stranger in a new town...

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 Read reviewLosing Face: A Novel
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Losing Face: A Novel

George Haddad

A stunning, thought-provoking novel about facing up to your family and your future

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Esther's Children
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Esther’s Children

Caroline Beecham

From the picturesque streets of pre-war Vienna to Britain's atmospheric cities in the grip of war, Esther's Children is the perfect read for fans of Kate Quinn's The Alice Network, and Kelly Rimmer's The Warsaw Orphan.

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 Read reviewAbomination
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Abomination

Ashley Goldberg

A compelling and compassionate debut about friendship, faith, family and identity.

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 Read reviewSunbathing: A Novel
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Sunbathing: A Novel

Isobel Beech

A powerful debut that explores life, death and the restorative power of friendship under the warm summer sun of Umbria.

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Painting the Light
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Painting the Light

Ned Manning

Painting the Light is an expansive historical Australian novel and a touching and realistic love story set before, during and after WW2.

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The Signal Line
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The Signal Line

Brendan Colley

The Signal Line is a warm-hearted, unforgettable novel about what we are all searching for, even when our personal dreams and aspirations have collapsed: love and acceptance.

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Grimmish
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Grimmish

Michael Winkler

Pain was Joe Grim's self-expression, his livelihood and reason for being. In 1908-09 the Italian-American boxer toured Australia, losing fights but amazing crowds with his showmanship and extraordinary physical resilience.

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 Read reviewDaisy and Woolf
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Daisy and Woolf

Michelle Cahill

A meditation on art, race and class in a postcolonial world, Daisy and Woolf is a masterpiece of postmodern fiction to rival The Hours or Wide Sargasso Sea. Powerfully recentring those in the margins of Anglo-centric histories and...

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The German Wife
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The German Wife

Kelly Rimmer

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Kokomo
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Kokomo

Victoria Hannan, Victoria

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