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October, October by Katya Balen

Title: October, October Author: Katya Balen Genre: Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Published:  29th September 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 304 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Katya Balen's October, October is a very special new addition to the shelf and deserves classic status - Times Children's Book of the WeekA classic in the making for anyone who ever longed to be WILD.October and her… Continue reading October, October by Katya Balen

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The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix

Title: The Left-Handed Booksellers of London Author: Garth Nix Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 29th September 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: From the bestselling author of Angel Mage, this new fantasy adventure set in 1980s London follows one girl's quest to find her father, leading her to a secret society of… Continue reading The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix

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Tiger Heart by Penny Chrimes

Title: Tiger Heart Author: Penny Chrimes Genre: Fantasy/Time slip/Historical Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 14th January 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 260 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: One magical friendship. One roaring adventure. The magical tale of a bold young chimney sweep and a remarkable tiger, a dangerously hypnotic ruby and a mystical land that's found across an ocean… Continue reading Tiger Heart by Penny Chrimes

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The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas

Title: The Psychology of Time Travel Author: Kate Mascarenhas Genre: Science Fiction/Crime Publisher: HarperCollins Australia/Head of Zeus Published: 1st August 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 368 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A time travel murder mystery, set in a female-centric alternate world. A time travel murder mystery from a brilliantly original new voice. Perfect for readers of Naomi… Continue reading The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas

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The Wicked Cometh by Laura Carlin

Title: The Wicked Cometh Author: Laura Carlin Genre: Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mystery Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, Hachette Australia Published: 13th February, 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 343 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Even in the darkest of times, you cannot bury the truth . . . A debut historical novel that will appeal to fans of Sarah… Continue reading The Wicked Cometh by Laura Carlin

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The Endsister by Penni Russon

Title: The Endsister Author: Penni Russon Genre: Children’s Literature Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 24th January 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Unforgettable characters, chaotic family life and an intriguing ghost story combine in this funny, absorbing tale of a family who inherit a mansion on the other side of the world. 'I… Continue reading The Endsister by Penni Russon

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She Be Damned by MJ Tjia

Title: She Be Damned Author: M.J. Tjia Genre: Historical Crime Publisher: Pantera Press Published: 1st August 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 251 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: London courtesan or professional sleuth? London, 1863: Women in Waterloo are turning up dead, their sexual organs mutilated and removed. When another girl goes missing, fears grow that the killer may have… Continue reading She Be Damned by MJ Tjia

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Blog Tour: Girl In Between by Anna Daniels

Title: Girl In Between Author: Anna Daniels Genre: Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 26th April 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 314 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Life can be tricky when you're a girl in between relationships, careers and cities… and sometimes you have to face some uncomfortable truths. The sparkling debut from comic TV and radio… Continue reading Blog Tour: Girl In Between by Anna Daniels

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Stars Across the Ocean by Kimberley Freeman

Title: Stars Across the Ocean Author: Kimberley Freeman Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 26th April 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 450 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: The powerful new novel from Kimberley Freeman. A rich and satisfying story of two women with indomitable spirits and the high costs they have to pay for being strong-minded,… Continue reading Stars Across the Ocean by Kimberley Freeman

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London Bound by CJ Duggan

Title: London Bound Author: CJ Duggan Genre: Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 28th March, 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 322 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Like so many of her university friends, Kate Brown is London bound, but unlike her friends - who had the chance to enjoy the beer, sights and attractions of the UK - Kate… Continue reading London Bound by CJ Duggan