Our favourite books of 2015 (so far)

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Richard McGuire

Built in six pages of interlocking panels, dated by year, this title tells the story of the corner of a room - and its inhabitants - between the years 500, 957, 406, 073 BC and 2033 AD.

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Dept. of Speculation

Dept. of Speculation

Jenny Offill

The second novel from an LA Times First Fiction Prize finalist, Dept. of Speculation is an annihilating, electrifying account of marriage and motherhood, love and madness

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A Modern Way to Eat: Over 200 Satisfying, Everyday Vegetarian Recipes (That Will Make You Feel Amazing)

A Modern Way to Eat: Over 200 Satisfying, Everyday Vegetarian Recipes (That Will Make You Feel Amazing)

Anna Jones

FOREWORD BY JAMIE OLIVER A modern vegetarian cookbook packed with quick, healthy and fresh recipes, that fits perfectly with how we want to eat now.

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A Spool of Blue Thread

A Spool of Blue Thread

Anne Tyler

'It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon...' This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she and Red fell in love that day in July 1959. The whole family on the porch, relaxed, half-listening as...

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 Read reviewMothermorphosis

Mothermorphosis

Monica Dux

Beaming with joy. A natural mother.Worst Mother. Best mother. Guilt-ridden.Incompetent. Exhausted.The mythology of motherhood is often reduced to cliché. But how do we articulate the complex internal conflicts,...

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 Read reviewRivertime

Rivertime

Trace Balla

A gentle and beautiful book about slowing down and growing up, set on Australia's Glenelg River and featuring a ten-year-old boy and his uncle. Ages 8-12.

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 Read reviewDietland

Dietland

Sarai Walker

A fresh and provocative debut novel about a reclusive young woman saving up for weight loss surgery when she gets drawn into a shadowy feminist guerilla group called Jennifer --equal parts Bridget Jones's Diary and Fight Club

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 Read reviewMy Brilliant Friend: The Neopolitan Novels, Book One

My Brilliant Friend: The Neopolitan Novels, Book One

Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein

My Brilliant Friend is a ravishing, wonderfully written novel about a friendship that lasts a lifetime.  The story of Elena and Lila begins in a poor but vibrant neighbourhood on the outskirts of Naples. The two...

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H is for Hawk

H is for Hawk

Helen Macdonald

As a child, Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer, learning the arcane terminology and reading all the classic books. Years later, when her father died and she was struck deeply by grief, she became obsessed with the...

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 Special price Read reviewSix Bedrooms

Six Bedrooms

Tegan Bennett Daylight

Coming of age in the nineteen-eighties: hot afternoons on school ovals, the terrifying promise of losing your virginity. Sneaking booze from your mother's pantry, your first Mardi Gras parade, the painful sophistication and...

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 Read reviewThe Underwater Fancy-Dress Parade

The Underwater Fancy-Dress Parade

Davina Bell, Allison Colpoys

The day before the Underwater Fancy-Dress Parade, Alfie got that feeling ... Sometimes it's hard to be brave. Sometimes you get that feeling. Alfie isn't sure he can go to the parade, but his mum knows there's at least one special...

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying

Marie Kondo

Transform your home into a permanently clear and clutter-free space with the incredible KonMari Method. This title helps you tidy your rooms once and for all with inspirational step-by-step method.

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The Honey Hunter

The Honey Hunter

Karthika Nair, Joelle Jolivet

This modern day fairy tale reveals what can happen when someone interferes with nature's rhythm. It teaches children to respect and appreciate the environment. Inspired by Muslim and Hindu myths, author Karthika Nair and...

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Nimona

Nimona

Noelle Stevenson

Nemeses! Dragons! Science! Symbolism! All these and more await in this brilliantly subversive, sharply irreverent epic from Noelle Stevenson, based on her award-winning web comic.

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The Cracks in the Kingdom: The Colours of Madeleine Book 2

The Cracks in the Kingdom: The Colours of Madeleine Book 2

Jaclyn Moriarty

Madeleine and Elliot must unlock the dangerous cracks between the Kingdom and the World to save the royal family.

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 Read reviewEvery Breath

Every Breath

Ellie Marney

What if Sherlock Holmes was the boy next door? A smart, sexy, thriller for teenagers. 'Quirky and real, fast-paced and full of great characters...I was hooked from the first page.' - Cath Crowley

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 Read reviewOn Immunity: An inoculation

On Immunity: An inoculation

Eula Biss

In this bold, fascinating book, Eula Biss addresses our fear of the government, the medical establishment, and what may be in our children's air, food, mattresses, medicines, and vaccines. Reflecting on her own experience as a new...

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Mother Country: Reflections of Australian Rural Life

Mother Country: Reflections of Australian Rural Life

Helga Leunig

In 1996, Helga Leunig moved to a farm in north-east Victoria in order to raise a family, leaving her career as a professional photographer behind her, or so she thought. Here she made a vegetable patch. Made do. Lived with the...

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Bastard Out of Carolina

Bastard Out of Carolina

Dorothy Allison

Greenville County, South Carolina, is a wild, lush place that is home to the Boatwright family-a tight-knit clan of rough-hewn, hard- drinking men who shoot up each other's trucks, and indomitable women who get married young and...

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The Dead I Know

The Dead I Know

Scot Gardner

Aaron Rowe walks in his sleep. He has dreams he can't explain, and memories he can't recover. Death doesn't scare him - his new job with a funeral director may even be his salvation. But if he doesn't discover the truth about his...

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 Read reviewThe Guy, the Girl, the Artist and His Ex

The Guy, the Girl, the Artist and His Ex

Gabrielle Williams

A rock chick. An artist with attitude. A girl with a past. A party animal. Four lives collide when one of the world's most famous paintings is stolen. It's a mystery that has the nation talking, but while Picasso's Weeping Woman...

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Dory Fantasmagory

Dory Fantasmagory

Abby Hanlon

Move over, Junie B. Jones and Ivy & Bean! Here comes a lovably energetic little sister with a BIG personality - and an imagination to match!

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 Read reviewA Small Madness

A Small Madness

Dianne Touchell

A devastating, compelling novel that will get everyone talking, from the author of Creepy and Maud.

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Big Little Lies

Big Little Lies

Liane Moriarty

Liane Moriarty's latest New York Times no.1 bestseller following The Husband's Secret.

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 Read reviewLeap

Leap

Myfanwy Jones

A few weeks after finishing their final exams high school sweethearts have an argument at a party. Joe wants to go - Jen begs him to stay. They fight in the corridor, following their usual script, and then he walks out and leaves...

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 Read reviewGet in Trouble: Stories

Get in Trouble: Stories

Kelly Link

The queen of the twisted fairy tale, Kelly Link's books are beloved of Margaret Atwood, Sarah Waters, Neil Gaiman, Audrey Niffenegger and many more

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 Read reviewMan Made Entirely of Bats

Man Made Entirely of Bats

Patrick Lenton, Daniel Lethlean Higson

A Man Made Entirely of Bats is a collection of short stories and flash fiction by one of Australia's newest voices. Comedic and absurd, these stories are an entertaining exploration of the concept of super heroes and of the super...

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