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The Wattle Island Book Club by Sandie Docker

Title: The Wattle Island Book Club Author: Sandie Docker Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Penguin/Michael Joseph Published: 31st August 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: Price: $32.99 Synopsis: From the best-selling author of The Banksia Bay Beach Shack comes a moving and heart-warming story about finding a new lease on life. Spanning over seventy years, we follow the lives… Continue reading The Wattle Island Book Club by Sandie Docker

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The Emporium of Imagination by Tabitha Bird

Title: The Emporium of Imagination Author: Tabitha Bird Genre: Magical Realism Publisher: Penguin Australia Published: 30th March 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 352 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: A captivating novel of magical realism about a fantastical shop that brings comfort, peace and hope to those in need. You won't want to miss the opening of this shop!… Continue reading The Emporium of Imagination by Tabitha Bird

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Loner by Georgina Young

Title: Loner Author: Georgina Young Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Text Publishing Published: 4th August 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: Lona has dropped out of art school and no one is quite sure why, least of all Lona. It’s just that nothing in her life seems to make sense anymore, including art. She… Continue reading Loner by Georgina Young

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Transit of Angels by Desney King

Title: Transit of Angels Author: Desney King Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Pilyara Press Published: 19th October 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 285 Price: $27.99 Synopsis: Is there life after death?  Angelica is thirty-four when her beloved husband, Bill, is killed in a motorbike accident. She knows Bill is dead. Yet she yearns to be reunited with… Continue reading Transit of Angels by Desney King

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A Treacherous Country by K.M. Kruimink

Title: A Treacherous Country Author: K.M. Kruimink Genre: Historical Fiction, Literary Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 21st April 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: The winner of the prestigious literary award that has launched over a hundred authors - The Australian/Vogel's Literary award WINNER OF THE AUSTRALIAN/VOGEL'S LITERARY AWARD There is a woman,… Continue reading A Treacherous Country by K.M. Kruimink

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The God Child by Nana Oforiatta Ayim

Title: The God Child Author: Nana Oforiatta Ayim Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Circus Published: 4th February 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Price: $26.99 Synopsis: Maya grows up in Germany knowing that her parents are different: from one another, and from the rest of the world. Her reserved, studious father is distant; and her beautiful,… Continue reading The God Child by Nana Oforiatta Ayim

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Crossing the Lines by Sulari Gentill

Title: Crossing the Lines Author: Sulari Gentill Genre: Literary Fiction, Crime Publisher: Pantera Press Published: 1st August 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 265 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Winner of the Ned Kelly Best Crime Fiction Award 2018 When Madeleine d’Leon conjures Ned McGinnity as the hero in her latest crime novel, she makes him a serious writer… Continue reading Crossing the Lines by Sulari Gentill

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The Aunt Who Wouldn’t Die by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

Title: The Aunt Who Wouldn't Die Author: Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay Genre: Fiction Publisher: John Murray Press Published: 9th July 2019 Format: Hardcover Pages: 170 Price: $27.99 Synopsis:At eighteen, Somlata married into the Mitras: a once noble Bengali household whose descendants have taken to pawning off the family gold to keep up appearances. When Pishima, the embittered… Continue reading The Aunt Who Wouldn’t Die by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

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The Artist’s Portrait by Julie Keys

Title: The Artist's Portrait Author: Julie Keys Genre: Mystery/Literary/Historical Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 26th March 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 290 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: A story about art, murder, and making your place in history. Whatever it was that drew me to Muriel, it wasn't her charm. In 1992, morning sickness drives Jane to pre-dawn walks… Continue reading The Artist’s Portrait by Julie Keys

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The Orchardist’s Daughter by Karen Viggers

Title: The Orchardist's Daughter Author: Karen Viggers Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 4th January 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 400 Price: $29.99 Synopsis:A story of freedom, forgiveness and finding the strength to break free. International bestselling writer Karen Viggers returns to remote Tasmania, the setting of her most popular novel The Lightkeeper's Wife. Sixteen-year-old… Continue reading The Orchardist’s Daughter by Karen Viggers