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Lucy and Copper by Mandy Foot

Title: Lucy and Copper Author: Mandy Foot Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Hachette/Lothian Published: 30th June 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 32 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: From beloved Australian author-illustrator Mandy Foot comes the story of a girl and her horse that will warm the heart of every animal lover. Smudge has been Lucy's best friend since she was… Continue reading Lucy and Copper by Mandy Foot

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Secrets My Father Kept by Rachel Givney

Title: Secrets My Father Kept Secrets My Father Kept by Rachel Givney Author: Rachel Givney Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 1st June 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 432 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: Set in Poland on the eve of the Second World War, Secrets My Father Kept is the gripping story of a young woman determined… Continue reading Secrets My Father Kept by Rachel Givney

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The Deathless Girls by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Title: The Deathless Girls Author: Kiran Millwood Hargrave Genre: Historical, Gothic, Fantasy Publisher: Bellatrix/Hachette Published: 24th September 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 310 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Gothic, intoxicating, feminist and romantic - this is the breathtakingly imagined untold story of the brides of Dracula, by bestselling author Kiran Millwood Hargrave in her much-anticipated YA debut. Gothic,… Continue reading The Deathless Girls by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

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99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne

Title: 99 Percent Mine Author: Sally Thorne Genre: Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia/Piatkus Published: 29th January 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 372 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Readers and critics alike raved over USA Today bestselling author Sally Thorne’s smash hit debut, The Hating Game , which has sold in over 20 countries. Now she’s back with an unforgettable romantic comedy… Continue reading 99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne

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Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee

Title: Lenny's Book of Everything Author: Karen Foxlee Genre: Literary Fiction, Young Adult Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 24th October 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 352 Price: 19.99 Synopsis: Our mother had a dark heart feeling. Lenny's younger brother has a rare form of gigantism and while Lenny's fiercely protective, it isn't always easy being the sister… Continue reading Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee

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The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle

Title: The Dinner List Author: Rebecca Serle Genre: Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 29th August 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 304 Price: $29.99 Synopsis:If you could invite anyone at all to a fantasy dinner party, who would be on your list? 'We've been waiting for an hour.' That's what Audrey says. She states it with… Continue reading The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle

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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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If Kisses Cured Cancer by T.S. Hawken

Title: If Kisses Cured Cancer Author: T.S. Hawken Genre: Literary Fiction, Fiction Publisher: Seahawk Press Published: 1st May 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 466 Price: $30 Synopsis:If Kisses Cured Cancer is a story about life in a growing coastal town, falling in love and stealing shopping trolleys. Matt Pearce is depressed, working an uninspiring job and… Continue reading If Kisses Cured Cancer by T.S. Hawken

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Ready to Fall by Marcella Pixley

Title: Ready to Fall Author: Marcella Pixley Genre: Young Adult Fiction Publisher: Pushkin Press/Allen and Unwin/Murdoch Books Published: March 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 368 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: A YA novel about a teen who finds hope and a fresh start after a terrible loss, and learns that being strong means letting go When Max Friedman's… Continue reading Ready to Fall by Marcella Pixley

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Lovesome by Sally Seltmann

Title: Lovesome Author: Sally Seltmann Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 24th April 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: An offbeat and beguiling story of finding your own happiness. My warm breath makes a beautiful fog in front of me. It's times like this when I feel most alive. I feel… Continue reading Lovesome by Sally Seltmann