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Rosie the Rhinoceros by Jimmy Barnes

Title: Rosie the Rhinoceros Author: Jimmy Barnes Genre: Fiction Publisher: Harper Collins Published: 29th September 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: From the award-winning author and rock legend Jimmy Barnes and critically acclaimed illustrator Matt Shanks comes a book about the joy of being yourself. Who is Rosie? Is she a fun-loving rhinoceros… Continue reading Rosie the Rhinoceros by Jimmy Barnes

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Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta

Title: Looking for Alibrandi Author: Melina Marchetta Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Penguin/Puffin Published: 5th October 1992 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Multi-award-winning, a bestseller and made into an award-winning feature film, Looking for Alibrandi has become a modern classic. Melina Marchetta's stunning debut novel Looking for Alibrandi is one girl's story of her final year at school, a year she sets herself… Continue reading Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta

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Blog Tour Part One – Book Review of Weapon by Lynette Noni

Title: Weapon Author: Lynette Noni Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Pantera Press Published: 5th November 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 410 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: I already knew he was a psychopath. But now? He’s more dangerous than ever. And I have less than twenty-four hours to stop him. After escaping Lengard and finding sanctuary with the Remnants,… Continue reading Blog Tour Part One – Book Review of Weapon by Lynette Noni

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No Country Woman by Zoya Patel

Title: No Country Woman Author: Zoya Patel Genre: Autobiography/Memoir Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 14th August 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 264 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: 'An ambitious, nuanced and confident debut: Patel writes with passion, curiosity and purpose.' Maxine Beneba Clarke, bestselling and award winning author of The Hate Race, Foreign Soil, The Patchwork Bike and Carrying The World A fresh and exciting… Continue reading No Country Woman by Zoya Patel

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The Upside of Over by JD Barrett

Title: The Upside of Over Author: J.D. Barrett Genre: Fiction Publisher: Hachette Published: 29th May 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 298 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A scathingly brilliant new novel from TV scriptwriter J.D. Barrett, author of THE SECRET RECIPE FOR SECOND CHANCES, that explores sex, love and all the stuff in-between. What happens when one of the country's… Continue reading The Upside of Over by JD Barrett

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Her by Garry Disher

Title: Her Author: Garry Disher Genre: Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 8th August 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 210 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Beautifully and powerfully written, this is a look at the darker side of Australia's past - and particularly the status of girls and women in our society - that will stay with you long… Continue reading Her by Garry Disher