Fiction books 2018

Nothing But Dust

Nothing But Dust

Sandrine Collette, Alison Anderson

A primal tale of cruelty and redemption.

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My Name is Adam (Children of the Ghetto Volume 1)

My Name is Adam (Children of the Ghetto Volume 1)

Elias Khoury, Humphrey Davies

A moving novel about Palestine's Calamity, for readers of Amos Oz and Orhan Pamuk - by the finest living Arabic novelist

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Enchantress Of Numbers

Enchantress Of Numbers

Jennifer Chiaverini

A fascinating novel about the life of Ada Byron King - Lord Byron's daughter - the world's first computer programmer, and a woman whose exceptional contributions to science and technology have been too long unsung.

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The Sadness Of Beautiful Things: Stories

The Sadness Of Beautiful Things: Stories

Simon Van Booy

An exquisite new collection of short stories from award winning author Simon Van Booy, exploring love, loss, human connection, and the chance encounters that shape our lives.

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A Different Drummer

A Different Drummer

William Melvin Kelley

A lost masterpiece, following in the footsteps of Suite Francaise, Alone in Berlin and Stoner.

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Homeland

Homeland

Walter Kempowski, Charlotte Collins

A sharply evocative novel of one man's journey into his family history and the troubled legacy of World War II, from the author of All for Nothing.

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Fire and Blood

Fire and Blood

George R.R. Martin, Doug Wheatley

Set 300 years before the events in A Song of Ice and Fire, Fire and Blood is the definitive history of the Targaryens in Westeros as told by Archmaester Gyldayn, and chronicles the conquest that united the Seven Kingdoms under...

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An Unreliable Man

An Unreliable Man

Jostein Gaarder, Nichola Smalley

From the internationally bestselling author of Sophie's World, a novel about loneliness, language, lies and the power of storytelling.

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Gone So Long

Gone So Long

Andre Dubus III

Andre Dubus III's first novel in a decade is a masterpiece of thrilling tension and heartrending empathy.

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Life on the Leash

Life on the Leash

Victoria Schade

Must Love Dogs meets My Not So Perfect Life in this hilarious romantic comedy about a dog trainer who's a master at managing her four-legged friends, but when it comes to her love life ... let's just say she still has a lot to...

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The Best American Short Stories 2018

The Best American Short Stories 2018

Roxane Gay, Heidi Pitlor

Best-selling, award-winning, pop culture powerhouse Roxane Gay guest edits this year's Best American Short Stories, the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction.

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Hope Shines: Prize-winning and shortlisted stories from the Hope Prize

Hope Shines: Prize-winning and shortlisted stories from the Hope Prize

Brotherhood of St Laurence

Prize-winning and highly commended stories from the Brotherhood of St Laurence Hope Prize.

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Hostages

Hostages

Oisin Fagan

In these five long stories the world breaks down in an endless cycle of hunger, desperation, violence and domination. A truly radical vision of a dysfunctional yet stubbornly hopeful world.

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Like A Sword Wound

Like A Sword Wound

Ahmet Altan, Brendan Freely, Yelda Turedi

A sensual epic of a changing society set during the fall of one of history's greatest empires.

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 Read reviewUnsheltered

Unsheltered

Barbara Kingsolver

A testament to the power and goodness of the human spirit, Unsheltered explores the foundations we build, crossing time and place to give us all a little more hope in those around us, and a little more faith in ourselves.

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 Read reviewThe Fragments

The Fragments

Toni Jordan

From the award-winning, bestselling author of Addition and Nine Days, a superbly crafted and captivating literary mystery about a lost book and a secret love.     

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Best Summer Stories

Best Summer Stories

Aviva Tuffield

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Lost Without You

Lost Without You

Rachael Johns

A fresh and poignant novel of family, journeys, past decisions ... and dresses ... from the ABIA award-winning, bestselling author Rachael Johns.    

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Soul of the Border

Soul of the Border

Matteo Righetto, Howard Curtis

An epic story of suspense and revenge set on the mountainous frontier of 19th-century Italy

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Friday Black

Friday Black

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Friday Black heralds the arrival of a thrilling new American literary star.     

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Destroy All Monsters

Destroy All Monsters

Jeff Jackson

The last rock-and-roll novel: a dark valentine to small-town music scenes everywhere.

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 Read reviewThe Year of the Farmer

The Year of the Farmer

Rosalie Ham

A darkly satirical novel of a small country town battling the elements and one another, from the bestselling author of The Dressmaker.   

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 Read reviewAt Dusk

At Dusk

Hwang Sok-Yong, Sora Kim-Russell

In the evening of his life, a wealthy man begins to wonder if he might have missed the point.  

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 Read reviewThe Butcherbird Stories

The Butcherbird Stories

A.S. Patric

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Melmoth

Melmoth

Sarah Perry

From the author of the bestselling The Essex Serpent comes a darkly inventive and deeply moving novel that speaks urgently to our times.

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Evening in Paradise: More Stories

Evening in Paradise: More Stories

Lucia Berlin

From the author of A Manual for Cleaning Women: a collection of previously un-compiled stories from the short-story master and literary sensation Lucia Berlin.

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Little

Little

Edward Carey

From little beginnings: the extraordinary story of a singular, diminutive crumb of a servant girl turned entertainment mogul.

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 Read reviewThe Children's House

The Children’s House

Alice Nelson

Alice Nelson skilfully weaves together these shared stories of displacement and trauma into a beautifully told, hope-filled, outstanding novel.  

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 Special price Read reviewNine Perfect Strangers

Nine Perfect Strangers

Liane Moriarty

Could ten days at a health resort really change you forever? 

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Songwoman

Songwoman

Ilka Tampke

Set in Iron-Age Wales during the turmoil of Roman invasion, Songwoman explores one woman's quest to defend her culture.

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Ghost Wall

Ghost Wall

Sarah Moss

A masterclass in the art of the short, unnerving novel; a story of forbidden borders, haunted landscapes and bodies in danger.

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 Read reviewOhio

Ohio

Stephen Markley

The debut of a major talent; a lyrical and emotional novel set in an archetypal small town in northeastern Ohio-a region ravaged by the Great Recession, an opioid crisis, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan-depicting one...

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Earworm

Earworm

Colin Varney

Drenched in rhythm and the vividness of pop lyrics, Earworm explores the complexities of filial and romantic love, connecting us to our universal communion with music.   

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Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

Olga Tokarczuk, Antonia Lloyd-Jones

A subversive, entertaining noir novel from the winner of the 2018 Man Booker Prize.

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 Read reviewBridge of Clay

Bridge of Clay

Markus Zusak

The magnificent, highly anticipated new novel from the author of the international bestseller, The Book Thief.

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Testament: Shortlisted for Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award

Testament: Shortlisted for Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award

Kim Sherwood

A prize-winning novel following a young woman uncovering the truth about her family's past in the Hungarian Holocaust.

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 Special priceThe Arid Sky

The Arid Sky

Emiliano Monge, Thomas Bunstead

Set on a desolate, unnamed mesa, Emiliano Monge's The Arid Sky distills the essence of a Latin America ruthlessly hollowed out by uncontainable violence. This is an unsparing yet magnificent land, whose only constants are...

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The Labyrinth of the Spirits

The Labyrinth of the Spirits

Carlos Ruiz Zafon

This is the final chapter in the story that began with The Shadow of the Wind and brings it to a grand finale. It is a tribute to the world of books, the art of storytelling and the magical link between literature and...

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Washington Black

Washington Black

Esi Edugyan

A dazzling new novel of slavery and freedom by the author of the Man Booker and Orange Prize shortlisted Half Blood Blues.

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 Read reviewBeautiful Revolutionary

Beautiful Revolutionary

Laura Elizabeth Woollett

The thrilling new novel, inspired by Jim Jones's Peoples Temple, from the author of The Love of a Bad Man.

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The Flame

The Flame

Leonard Cohen

The final collection of poetry from the world's greatest lyricist Leonard Cohen, introduced by his son Adam Cohen.     

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The Killing of Louisa

The Killing of Louisa

Janet Lee

Finally, convicted murderess Louisa Collins can tell her own story. But will she confess?

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Too Much Lip

Too Much Lip

Melissa Lucashenko

Winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2019. A dark and funny new novel from the multi-award-winning author of Mullumbimby.

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 Read reviewFoe

Foe

Iain Reid

An eerily entrancing page-turner, Foe churns with unease and suspense from the first words to its shocking finale. Perfect for fans of Humans, Westworld and Black Mirror, Foe is a book you will never forget.  

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 Read reviewThe Fortress

The Fortress

S.A. Jones

An absorbing, confronting and moving feminist novel that asks questions about consent, power, love and fulfilment.

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The Apology

The Apology

Ross Watkins

A gripping psychological drama about family, betrayal and the limits of forgiveness

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Less

Less

Andrew Sean Greer

A scintillating satire of the American abroad, a rumination on time and the human heart, a bittersweet romance of chances lost, Less is the winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

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The Incendiaries

The Incendiaries

R. O. Kwon

A powerful, darkly glittering novel about violence, love, faith, and loss, as a young Korean American woman at an elite American university is drawn into acts of domestic terrorism by a cult tied to North Korea.

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Dear Mrs Bird

Dear Mrs Bird

A J Pearce

An irresistibly funny, charming and moving debut from a sensational talent, sure to be one of the best-loved and most talked-about books of the year

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 Special priceThis Mortal Boy

This Mortal Boy

Fiona Kidman

Less than two years after sailing across the globe in search of a better life, Paddy Black stands in a prison cell awaiting trial for murder. He pulled a knife at the jukebox that night, but should his actions lead him to the...

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The Mere Wife

The Mere Wife

Maria Dahvana Headley

New York Times bestselling author Maria Dahvana Headley's fierce, feminist retelling of the classic tale of Beowulf.

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The Bus on Thursday

The Bus on Thursday

Shirley Barrett

Bridget Jones meets The Exorcist in a devilishly funny new novel from the acclaimed filmmaker, screenwriter and author of Rush Oh!   

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One

One

Andrew Hutchinson

Why do we do such crazy things when we're in love?

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 Read reviewUnder Your Wings (The Majesties)

Under Your Wings (The Majesties)

Tiffany Tsao

A powerful and evocative literary thriller from a stunning new Australian voice, for fans of Donna Tartt and Alice Sebold.

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Savages 2: The Spectre

Savages 2: The Spectre

Sabri Louatah

Louatah's electric sequel to book one in the Savages series takes us into a country in a state of shock after France's most popular presidential candidate is shot on election night.

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An American Marriage

An American Marriage

Tayari Jones

An explosive love story about a marriage interrupted.

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When Elephants Fight

When Elephants Fight

Majok Tulba

A haunting coming-of-age novel from one of the Sydney Morning Herald's Best Young Novelists of the Year (2013), author of the acclaimed Beneath the Darkening Sky

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Astroturf

Astroturf

Matthew Sperling

A brilliantly funny novel about masculinity, identity, sockpuppets and steroids, for fans of The Talented Mr Ripley, David Szalay and Peep Show

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 Read reviewTranscription

Transcription

Kate Atkinson

The magnificent new novel by the bestselling and award-winning Kate Atkinson, a major publishing event.

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The Coves

The Coves

David Whish-Wilson

San Francisco, 1849. The hills are swarming with desperate men from all over the world, come to seek their fortune in the grip of yellow fever.

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The Drover's Wives: 99 Reinterpretations of Henry Lawson's Australian Classic

The Drover’s Wives: 99 Reinterpretations of Henry Lawson’s Australian Classic

Ryan O'Neill

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 Read reviewFelix Culpa

Felix Culpa

Jeremy Gavron

Whose stories deserve to be told? And whose words should do the telling?

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 Read reviewThe Geography of Friendship

The Geography of Friendship

Sally Piper

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If Cats Disappeared From The World

If Cats Disappeared From The World

Genki Kawamura, Eric Selland

A million-copy bestseller, a poignant and thought-provoking Japanese tale that asks what it really is that makes life worth living.

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Woman No. 17: A Novel

Woman No. 17: A Novel

Edan Lepucki

A dark, sexy noir about the intensity of female relationships-whether mother to daughter or friend to friend-that lies behind the hedgerows of beautifully manicured Los Angeles, from the New York Times bestselling author of...

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The Shepherd's Hut

The Shepherd’s Hut

Tim Winton

The Shepherd's Hut is an exquisite, brutal coming of age novel. It tells the story of Jaxie, a boy on the run from his past, and explores the way love and hate combine to form a young man's beliefs.

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 Read reviewReading the Landscape: A Celebration of Australian Writing

Reading the Landscape: A Celebration of Australian Writing

Various

UQP celebrates 70 years of publishing the best Australian writing with a unique anthology that showcases the diversity of the Australian literary landscape.

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The Day the Sun Died

The Day the Sun Died

Yan Lianke, Carlos Rojas

A surreal and gripping new book by one of China's most renowned contemporary writers

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 Special priceWe Are Not Most People

We Are Not Most People

Tracy Ryan

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 Read reviewDays of Awe

Days of Awe

A.M. Homes

A stunning new collection of short stories from the winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction.

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The Last Summer of Ada Bloom

The Last Summer of Ada Bloom

Martine Murray

A beautiful and affecting story about the fragility of family relationships and about the pervading effects of secrets we keep

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An Ocean of Minutes

An Ocean of Minutes

Thea Lim

What would you give to recover the past? In the vein of The Time Traveler's Wife and Station Eleven, a bittersweet and unforgettable love story of a couple who are at once weeks and many years apart.

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The Girl On The Page

The Girl On The Page

John Purcell

Two women, two great betrayals, one path to redemption. A punchy, powerful and page-turning novel about the redemptive power of great literature, from industry insider, John Purcell.

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The Good Son

The Good Son

Greg Fleet

A charming and uplifting novel about love, belonging and facing mortality, from one of Australia's most loved and acclaimed comedians.

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All the Beautiful Girls: An Uplifting Story of Freedom, Love and Identity

All the Beautiful Girls: An Uplifting Story of Freedom, Love and Identity

Elizabeth J Church

The dazzling, powerful story of a gutsy showgirl who tries to conquer her past amongst the glamour of 1960s Las Vegas - finding unexpected fortune, friendship and love.

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The Psychology of Time Travel

The Psychology of Time Travel

Kate Mascarenhas

A time travel murder mystery, set in a female-centric alternate world.

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Coach Fitz

Coach Fitz

Tom Lee

One of the strangest and most appealing novels you will read this year!

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The Bridge

The Bridge

Enza Gandolfo

Drawing on true events of Australia's worst industrial accident - a tragedy that still scars the city - The Bridge is a profoundly moving novel that examines class, guilt, and moral culpability. Yet it shows that even...

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Watermark

Watermark

Joanna Atherfold Finn

Rising and recoiling like the ocean, Watermark cracks open the coastal idyll of a quintessentially Australian seaside landscape to reveal shifting sands, fractured relationships, and innocence lost against a backdrop that is...

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Never Anyone But You

Never Anyone But You

Rupert Thomson

Based on actual events, Never Anyone But You is the gripping, beautifully written story of a love affair between two revolutionary female artists who challenged the conventions of art and gender during the long twentieth...

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 Read reviewWintering

Wintering

Krissy Kneen

From 2018 Stella Prize-shortlistee Krissy Kneen, an evocative and mysterious novel about inexplicable disappearances and thylacines set in the remote south of Tasmania

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Shattermoon

Shattermoon

Dominic Dulley

Brilliant young space grifter Orry Kent works the space-lanes with her family - until the day she steals a pendant and runs headlong into a dark conspiracy that threatens every planet in the system.

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 Read reviewLook at Me

Look at Me

Mareike Krugel, Imogen Taylor

From a multi award-winning German novelist comes this finely nuanced and disarmingly funny novel about a woman who has lost sight of who she once was.

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 Read reviewThe New Jerusalem

The New Jerusalem

Patti Smith

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A Stolen Season

A Stolen Season

Rodney Hall

From the two-time winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award winner Rodney Hall comes a novel moving, disturbing and compelling in equal measure...

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Sisters and Brothers

Sisters and Brothers

Fiona Palmer

A poignant novel of heartbreak, adoption and family secrets by beloved bestselling Australian author, Fiona Palmer.

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The Italian Teacher

The Italian Teacher

Tom Rachman

A grand and moving family drama set against the pretention, prestige and pomp of the international art world.

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Swan Song: Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2019

Swan Song: Longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019

Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott

A dazzling debut about Truman Capote, the literary icon of his age, and the beautiful, wealthy, vulnerable women he called his Swans.

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That Old Black Magic

That Old Black Magic

Cathi Unsworth

A Cathi Unsworth special: murder, magic and mayhem in wartime England.

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West

West

Carys Davies

A spellbinding and timeless tale of isolation, the power of grief and the pull of home.

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 Read reviewIronbark

Ironbark

Jay Carmichael

Shortlisted for the 2016 Victorian Premier's Unpublished Manuscript Award.

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 Read reviewThe Biographer's Lover

The Biographer’s Lover

Ruby J Murray

The Biographer's Lover is a novel about Australia's complex relationship with memory, and the role gender plays in the ways we represent not only national myths but our private versus our public selves

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The Second Cure

The Second Cure

Margaret Morgan

Control the brain and you control the world. In a fractured nation, two women are left with a choice - risk all to bring humanity together or let it fall apart.

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 Read reviewThe Book of Ordinary People

The Book of Ordinary People

Claire Varley

Six strangers bound by fate.

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Kudos

Kudos

Rachel Cusk

The award-winning and critically acclaimed author of Outline and Transit, completes the transcendent literary trilogy with Kudos.

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Nothing But the Night

Nothing But the Night

John Williams

The first novel by the brilliant John Williams, author of Stoner

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Summer: (Seasons Quartet 4)

Summer: (Seasons Quartet 4)

Karl Ove Knausgaard, Ingvild Burkey, Anselm Kiefer

Summer is the fourth volume of the Seasons quartet, a collection of short prose and diaries written by a father for his youngest daughter, with stunning artwork by Anselm Kiefer. I made coffee and had a smoke in the office before...

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You Belong Here: A Novel

You Belong Here: A Novel

Laurie Steed

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White Houses

White Houses

Amy Bloom

Hidden love in the White House in 1930s and 1940s America, from a master storyteller at the height of her powers.

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Snapshot

Snapshot

Brandon Sanderson

If you could re-create a day, what dark secrets would you uncover? An amazing new, noir novella from Brandon Sanderson.

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Catapult

Catapult

Emily Fridlund

A spellbinding collection of short stories from the Man Booker Prize shortlisted author of History of Wolves.

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The Right Girl

The Right Girl

Ellie O'Neill

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A Superior Spectre

A Superior Spectre

Angela Meyer

A Superior Spectre is a highly accomplished debut novel about our capacity for curiosity, and our dangerous entitlement to it, and reminds us the scariest ghosts aren't those that go bump in the night, but those that are born and...

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 Read review84K

84K

Claire North

The stunning new novel from the award-winning Claire North, one of the most original voices in modern fiction

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Almost Love: the addictive story of obsessive love from the bestselling author of Asking for It

Almost Love: the addictive story of obsessive love from the bestselling author of Asking for It

Louise O'Neill

If it doesn't hurt, it's not love: the gripping new novel from the bestselling author of Asking for It. Perfect for fans of Marian Keyes and Jodi Picoult

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Stardust and Golden

Stardust and Golden

Doug McEachern

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Small Beauty

Small Beauty

jiaqing wilson-yang

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 Read reviewCrudo

Crudo

Olivia Laing

A blisteringly funny and remarkably tender debut novel from Olivia Laing, one of the finest non-fiction writers of her generation.

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The Wounded Sinner

The Wounded Sinner

Gus Henderson

In this unforgettable debut, The Wounded Sinner shines a light on growing old, fidelity and identity which run through this unique and gritty novel, in which all are asking the ultimate questions about life, death and the purpose...

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No One Is Coming to Save Us

No One Is Coming to Save Us

Stephanie Powell Watts

A riff on The Great Gatsby for Trump's America, No One is Coming to Save Us is an exciting debut novel and the first pick for Sarah Jessica Parker's new book club.

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 Read reviewMan Out of Time

Man Out of Time

Stephanie Bishop

From the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of The Other Side of the World comes a brilliant and provocative new novel about inheritance and self-destruction.

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 Read reviewLittle Gods

Little Gods

Jenny Ackland

A rare, original and stunning novel about a remarkable girl who learns the hard way that the truth doesn't always set you free - with echoes of Jasper Jones, Seven Little Australians and Cloudstreet.

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Dinner with the Dissidents

Dinner with the Dissidents

John Tesarsch

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Restless Souls

Restless Souls

Dan Sheehan

A tragedy, a comedy and a road trip novel, Restless Souls is a stunning literary debut set between down-on-its-luck Dublin, besieged Sarajevo, and the American West Coast.  

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Spinifex & Sunflowers

Spinifex & Sunflowers

Avan Judd Stallard

For years Nick Harris has been drifting, until the day he finds himself surrounded by red dirt and razor wire, staring at brownskinned men inside a detention centre. He's no crusader, no bleeding-heart. It's just a job.

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Ball Lightning

Ball Lightning

Cixin Liu, Joel Martinsen

A new standalone military SF adventure from Cixin Liu. When Chen's parents are incinerated before his eyes by a blast of ball lightning, he devotes his life to cracking the secret of mysterious natural phenomenon. His search takes...

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Stella and Margie

Stella and Margie

Glenna Thomson

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 Read reviewThe Melody

The Melody

Jim Crace

From the Man Booker shortlisted author of Harvest, a novel about love and grief, music and myth, and about the way society treats its least fortunate.

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Spring: (Seasons Quartet 3)

Spring: (Seasons Quartet 3)

Karl Ove Knausgaard, Ingvild Burkey, Anna Bjerger

Spring is a deeply moving novel about family, our everyday lives, our joys and our struggles, beautifully illustrated by Anna Bjerger.

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The Break

The Break

Katherena Vermette

A stunning and multiple prize-winning first novel by a First Nations Canadian writer who is being acclaimed around the world.

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Flames

Flames

Robbie Arnott

Two siblings traverse the southern island to try to find their way back to each other in this tale about grief and love and the bonds of family.

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Our Life in the Forest

Our Life in the Forest

Marie Darrieussecq, Penny Hueston

A compelling and deeply unsettling dystopian novel from one of France's most acclaimed literary talents

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 Special price Read reviewWarlight

Warlight

Michael Ondaatje

A mesmerising new novel from the internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of The English Patient.

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Fallow

Fallow

Daniel Shand

Two brothers are bound together by a terrible crime in this prize-winning debut that has been called 'a road trip... a modern Biblical parable and a tense psychological thriller with echoes of Iain Banks and Cormac McCarthy.'

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The Unexpected Education of Emily Dean

The Unexpected Education of Emily Dean

Mira Robertson

It's 1944 when bookish, unworldly Emily Dean is shipped off to the relatives in rural Victoria after her mother has a nervous breakdown.

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The Weight of Ink

The Weight of Ink

Rachel Kadish

Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of Ink is a sophisticated work of historical fiction about women separated by centuries, and the choices and sacrifices they must make in order reconcile...

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Give Me Your Hand

Give Me Your Hand

Megan Abbott

The stunning, unputdownable new psychological thriller from acclaimed author Megan Abbott.

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The Art of Persuasion

The Art of Persuasion

Susan Midalia

A satisfying and romantic read about love, friendship and political engagement - and what Jane Austen might be able to teach a young woman looking for love in the 21st century.

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The Plotters

The Plotters

Un-su Kim, Sora Kim-Russell

A darkly funny noir thriller and a fascinating moral tale about power and corruption in Korean society, filled with betrayals, power struggles and effortlessly smooth assassinations

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 Read reviewA Shout in the Ruins

A Shout in the Ruins

Kevin Powers

A stunning novel about violence, power and love from the acclaimed author of The Yellow Birds.

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The Year That Changed Everything

The Year That Changed Everything

Cathy Kelly

The brilliantly heartwarming and life-affirming new novel from bestselling author Cathy Kelly.

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Hey Brother

Hey Brother

Jarrah Dundler

A genuine and compellingly portrayed family drama of a tough kid from rural Australia.

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The Which Way Tree

The Which Way Tree

Elizabeth Crook

The dangerous and poignant odyssey of a tenacious young girl who boldly traverses the Texas frontier as she seeks to avenge her mother's death.

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Hotel Silence

Hotel Silence

Augur Ava Olafsdottir, Brian Fitzgibbon

A funny, wistful and utterly beguiling novel about a man whose life is falling apart, and how he learns to put it back together

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Beyond The Rice Fields

Beyond The Rice Fields

Naivo, Allison M. Charette

The first novel from Madagascar ever to be translated into English, Naivo's magisterial Beyond the Rice Fields delves into the upheavals of the nation's precolonial past through the twin narratives of a slave and his master's...

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The Hunter and Other Stories of Men

The Hunter and Other Stories of Men

David Cohen

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Asymmetry

Asymmetry

Lisa Halliday

In New York, Alice, a young editor, begins an affair with Ezra Blazer, a world-famous, much older writer.

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 Read reviewPrize Fighter

Prize Fighter

Future D. Fidel

A Congolese refugee getting by in the Australian suburbs, Isa has a background that seems unimaginable in his new country - a childhood as a boy soldier. Now, Isa's a brilliant boxer, but his most difficult opponent isn't in the...

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Mrs.

Mrs.

Caitlin Macy

Set on New York City's Upper East Side, Mrs. follows three women whose paths collide when their children attend the same preschool.

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Off the Record: A Novel

Off the Record: A Novel

Craig Sherborne

A satirical novel by Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlisted author Craig Sherborne, Off the Record stylishly skewers tabloid journalism and male vanity.

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Severance

Severance

Ling Ma

Maybe it's the end of the world, but not for Candace Chen, a millennial, first-generation American and office drone meandering her way into adulthood in Ling Ma's offbeat, wryly funny, apocalyptic satire, Severance.

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The Secrets at Ocean's Edge

The Secrets at Ocean’s Edge

Kali Napier

Every family has secrets that bind them together. A heart-rending story of a guesthouse keeper and his wife who attempt to start over, from devastatingly talented debut author Kali Napier.

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 Read reviewThe Dictionary of Animal Languages

The Dictionary of Animal Languages

Heidi Sopinka

A thrillingly elegant yet raw evocation of a woman clawing her way to a creative life, inspired by the story of surrealist artist Leonora Carrington.

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Heather Morris

Based on interviews author Heather Morris conducted with Holocaust survivor and Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist Ludwig (Lale) Sokolov, The Tattooist of Auschwitz is a heart-wrenching, illuminating, and unforgettable tale of hope and...

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The Book of M

The Book of M

Peng Shepherd

A vivid, touching and original debut, following the effects of an extraordinary catastrophe on very ordinary people.

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 Read reviewThe Lucky Galah

The Lucky Galah

Tracy Sorensen

A magnificently original debut novel about fate, Australia and what it means to be human... that just happens to be narrated by a galah called Lucky.   

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 Read reviewNow We Shall Be Entirely Free

Now We Shall Be Entirely Free

Andrew Miller

By the Costa Award-winning author of Pure, a stunning historical novel - the tale of a traumatised soldier on a journey in search of peace, which turns into a nail-biting hunt to the death.

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The Everlasting Sunday

The Everlasting Sunday

Robert Lukins

At once both beautiful and brutal, The Everlasting Sunday is a haunting debut novel about growing up, growing wild and what it takes to survive.

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 Read reviewDon't Skip Out on Me

Don’t Skip Out on Me

Willy Vlautin

First novel in four years from the much-loved Willy Vlautin, of the bands Richmond Fontaine and The Delines ... and the upcoming movie Lean on Pete.

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Sign

Sign

Colin Dray

Sometimes even the best intentions can lead you down a very dangerous road.

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 Special price Read reviewThe Fireflies of Autumn: And Other Tales of San Ginese

The Fireflies of Autumn: And Other Tales of San Ginese

Moreno Giovannoni

Tuscany as you have never seen it before . . .

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Your Second Life Begins When You Realize You Only Have One

Your Second Life Begins When You Realize You Only Have One

Raphaelle Giordano

The novel that has made 2 million readers happier! The story of one woman's inspirational journey from boredom and dissatisfaction to happiness and fulfilment!

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Fire Sermon

Fire Sermon

Jamie Quatro

Prizewinning Jamie Quatro's highly anticipated and deeply intriguing debut novel will stun with its tender and unflinching story of marriage and infidelity, desire and faith.

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The True Colour of the Sea

The True Colour of the Sea

Robert Drewe

The long-awaited new collection of short stories from Australia's master of the short-story genre.

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 Read reviewInappropriation

Inappropriation

Lexi Freiman

A search for belonging in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs turns into a riotous satire of identity politics in this wildly irreverent coming-of-age story.

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The Cage

The Cage

Lloyd Jones

A powerful allegorical tale about humanity and dignity and the ease with which we can justify brutality.

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The Fire-Dwellers

The Fire-Dwellers

Margaret Laurence

A vivid portrait of a woman convinced that life has more to offer her than the tedious routine of her days.

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Census

Census

Jesse Ball

A captivating novel about free will, grief, the power of memory and the ferocity of parental love.

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Every Note Played

Every Note Played

Lisa Genova

From the bestselling author of Still Alice comes a powerful and heartbreakingly moving exploration of regret, forgiveness, freedom - and what it means to be alive.

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Ponti

Ponti

Sharlene Teo

Set in Singapore, and spanning fifty years, Ponti is the story of three women: sixteen-year-old Szu; her monstrous and beautiful mother, Amisa; and Circe, Szu's unlikely friend.

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 Read reviewThe Whole Bright Year

The Whole Bright Year

Debra Oswald

From the creator of ‘Offspring' and author of Useful, a gripping, wry and tender novel about how holding on too tightly can cost us what we love.

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Trick of the Light

Trick of the Light

Laura Elvery

'Radiant, accomplished and exquisitely written, this is an outstanding collection.' Ryan O'Neill

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The Lovers

The Lovers

Catherine Rey

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The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted

The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted

Robert Hillman

A compelling and heartbreaking tale of grief and memory set in a small Victorian town in the 1960s.

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The Love That I Have

The Love That I Have

James Moloney

For fans of The Book Thief, a powerful and heartbreaking story set during WW2 that stays with you long after the final page is read.

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 Read reviewThe Lebs

The Lebs

Michael Mohammed Ahmad

A confronting new novel from award winning Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist Michael Mohammed Ahmad.

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 Read reviewIn the Garden of the Fugitives

In the Garden of the Fugitives

Ceridwen Dovey

Originally published in 2018 by Hamish Hamiltion, an imprint of Penguin Books, Australia --Title page verso.

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Gerald Murnane: Collected Short Fiction

Gerald Murnane: Collected Short Fiction

Gerald Murnane

Definitive collection of the short fiction of an Australian master-storyteller who is in a league of his own.

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 Read reviewA Sand Archive

A Sand Archive

Gregory Day

A sweeping and humane novel of Sebaldian scope and power - the story of a man's life, the obsession which consumed him, all reconstructed from the prodigious archive he left behind...

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Shelter in Place

Shelter in Place

Nora Roberts

She escaped. She survived. But for how long? A gripping novel of suspense, passion and transformation from international number one bestseller Nora Roberts - the world's greatest storyteller.

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The Book Ninja

The Book Ninja

Ali Berg, Michelle Kalus

Sometimes love means having to broaden your literary horizons

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The Making of Martin Sparrow

The Making of Martin Sparrow

Peter Cochrane

A devastating flood on the Hawkesbury almost wipes out the young colony, bringing to the surface many secrets and desires in this masterpiece of historical fiction

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Aliens & Anorexia

Aliens & Anorexia

Chris Kraus

The searing sequel to Chris Kraus's bestselling cult classic I Love Dick.

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One Inside

One Inside

Sam Shepard

The first work of long fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright-a tour de force of memory, mystery, death, and life.

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The Portrait of Molly Dean

The Portrait of Molly Dean

Katherine Kovacic

An unsolved murder comes to light after almost seventy years...

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I Love You Too Much

I Love You Too Much

Alicia Drake

A sharp, beautiful novel about the loneliness of childhood set in the most elegant district of Paris.

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 Special price Read reviewBluebottle

Bluebottle

Belinda Castles

With sea-salt authenticity, Belinda Castles sets the Bright family in the sprawling paradise of Bilgola Beach. But darkness is found both in the iconic setting as well as in the disturbing behaviour of one of the family.

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My German Brother

My German Brother

Chico Buarque, Alison Entrekin

A poignant meditation on the recovery of personal history, literature, and what it means to have a father.

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The Wedding Date

The Wedding Date

Jasmine Guillory

A fun and flirty novel for fans of Jo Watson, Sarah Morgan and Holly Martin.

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You Wish

You Wish

Lia Weston

Tom Lash grants people their ultimate fantasy - he creates the perfect life they wished they had... on-screen.

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A Week in the Life of Cassandra Aberline

A Week in the Life of Cassandra Aberline

Glenda Guest

A tender, thoughtful story about a woman's journey back to her home town - and the painful moment that changed her life forever.

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Always Happy Hour: Stories

Always Happy Hour: Stories

Mary Miller

Deftly crafted (New York Review of Books), with its collection of lusty, lazy, hard-drinking characters, Always Happy Hour showcases transcendent contemporary talent at its best.

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An Unremarkable Body

An Unremarkable Body

Elisa Lodato

Every mother is a woman with a past. An exquisite story about mothers, daughters and a life lived in the shadows.

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The Queen of Bloody Everything

The Queen of Bloody Everything

Joanna Nadin

For anyone who's ever winced with embarrassment at something a parent has done. Or not done. Or might have done...

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The Atomic City Girls

The Atomic City Girls

Janet Beard

In November 1944, eighteen-year-old June Walker boards an unmarked bus, destined for a city that doesn't officially exist. Oak Ridge, Tennessee, has sprung up in a matter of months-a town of trailers and segregated houses,...

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