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On the bookshelves: October 2017

September 28, 2017
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New releases coming in October include a novel from C K Stead, a celebration of Kiwi cats and a new illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. FICTION: The Necessary Angel, by C K Stead: A novel that takes you to the heart of contemporary Paris and into a world of...

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On the bookshelves: September 2017

August 28, 2017
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Lynda La Plante has a new book coming out next month and there’s a first-hand look at life in Gloriavale by Lilia Tarawa. FICTION: Good Friday, by Lynda La Plante: From the creator of the award-winning ITV series Prime Suspect, this is Jane Tennison’s story, from rookie police officer to fully fledged detective (Zaffre,...

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On the bookshelves: August 2017

July 16, 2017
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New releases coming in August. FICTION The Way Back, by Kylie Ladd: A gripping psychological drama about a teenage girl who disappears for months. Whan a life has been shattered, how do you put the pieces back together? (Allen & Unwin, RRP $33). Off Reservation, by Bram Connolly: Australian Special Forces commander Matt Rix...

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On the bookshelves: July 2017

June 19, 2017
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New releases coming in July. FICTION The Late Show, by Michael Connelly: A driven, young detective trying to prove herself in the LAPD (Allen & Unwin, RRP $37) Half Wild, by Pip Smith: Based on the true lives of Eugenia Falleni, Half Wild is Pip Smith’s dazzling debut novel (Allen & Unwin< RRP $33). Forgotten, by Nicole Trope:...

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On the bookshelves: June 2017

May 18, 2017
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New releases coming in June. FICTION Sycamore, by Bryn Chancellor: A heart-wrenching, penetrating portrait of a small town with a mystery at its heart, and the yearnings, passions, and abiding need for human connection that animate it (HarperCollins, RRP $35). The Alice Network, Kate Quinn: Two women – a female spy recruited to the...

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On the bookshelves: May 2017

April 15, 2017
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On the bookshelves: May 2017

New releases coming in May. FICTION Based on a True Story, by Delphine de Vigan: What would you do if your closest friend tried to steal your life? A chilling, award-winning thriller and international bestseller (Bloomsbury, RRP $28). The Cows, by Dawn O’Porter: A powerful novel about three women. In all the noise of modern life,...

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On the bookshelves: April 2017

March 24, 2017
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On the bookshelves: April 2017

New releases coming in April. FICTION The Accusation, by Bandi, translated by Deborah Smith: A major publishing event: the first fiction ever to be smuggled out of North Korea—a remarkable literary discovery and a searing indictment of political repression (Serpent’s Tail, RRP $33). The Missing Pieces of Us, by Fleur McDonald: Sometimes you need to...

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On the bookshelves: March 2017

February 22, 2017
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On the bookshelves: March 2017

New releases coming in March. FICTION Vicious Circle, by C. J. Box: The past comes back to haunt game warden Joe Pickett and his family with devastating effect (Head of Zeus, RRP $35). To Know my Crime, by Fiona Capp: From award-winning writer Fiona Capp comes a novel about blackmail, risk, corruption and consequences...

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On the bookshelves: February 2017

January 25, 2017
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On the bookshelves: February 2017

New releases coming in February. FICTION Norse Mythology, by Neil Gaiman: Introducing an instant classic—the master storyteller presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths (Bloomsbury, RRP $30). Love, Lies and Linguine, by Hilary Spiers: The follow-up to Hester & Harriet finds delightfully irascible sisters on the move . . . which just goes...

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On the bookshelves: January 2017

December 22, 2016
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On the bookshelves: January 2017

New releases coming in January. FICTION Marshall’s Law, by Ben Sanders: The gritty, explosive new novel from the bestselling author of American Blood (Allen & Unwin, RRP $33). The Slow Waltz of Turtles, by Katherine Pancol: A mega-bestseller in France—the follow-up to The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles (Allen & Unwin, RRP $33). Win, Lose or...

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