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Sugar Town Queens by Malla Nunn

Title: Sugar Town Queens Author: Malla Nunn Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 3rd August 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 312 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: From the award-winning author of the CBCA shortlisted When the Ground is Hard, comes a stunning portrait of a family divided and an uplifting story of how friendship saves and heals. Fifteen-year-old… Continue reading Sugar Town Queens by Malla Nunn

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The Mermaid, the Witch and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

Title: The Mermaid, the Witch and the Sea Author: Maggie Tokuda-Hall Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Walker Books Published:    2nd September 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 416 Price: $18.99 Synopsis: In a world divided by colonialism and threaded with magic, a desperate orphan turned pirate and a rebellious imperial lady find a connection on the high seas.… Continue reading The Mermaid, the Witch and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

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When the Ground is Hard by Malla Nunn

Title: When the Ground is Hard Author: Malla Nunn Genre: Crime/Mystery, Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: June 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: This CBCA short-listed book is a stunning and heartrending mystery set in a Swaziland boarding school about two girls of different castes who bond over a shared copy… Continue reading When the Ground is Hard by Malla Nunn

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The Desert Nurse by Pamela Hart

Title: The Desert Nurse Author: Pamela Hart Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 10th July 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 410 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Amid the Australian Army hospitals of World War I Egypt, two deeply determined individuals find the resilience of their love tested to its limits It's 1911, and 21-year-old Evelyn Northey desperately… Continue reading The Desert Nurse by Pamela Hart

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This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel

Title: This Is How It Always Is Author: Laurie Frankel Genre: Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 31 January 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 332 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: All happy families are alike. But happy can be complicated... Laurie Frankel's THIS IS HOW IT ALWAYS IS - is a warm, touching and bittersweet novel about a family… Continue reading This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel