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On the bookshelves: December 2016

November 23, 2016
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On the bookshelves: December 2016

New releases coming in December. FICTION The Complete Peanuts 1950–2000, by Charles M. Schulz and Jean Schulz: This bonus 26th volume of The Complete Peanuts collects all of Schulz’s non-strip related Peanuts art: storybooks, comic book stories, single-panel gags, advertising art, book illustrations, photographs and even a recipe (Canongate, RRP $33). The Fifth Avenue Artist’s...

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On the bookshelves: November 2016

October 17, 2016
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On the bookshelves: November 2016

New releases coming in November. FICTION The name on the Door is not Mine, by C K Stead: A new collection of stories from the literary giant and master craftsman, C K Stead, gathered from throughout his career (Allen & Unwin, RRP $37). The Wrong Side of Goodbye, by Michael Connelly: Unstoppable detective Harry Bosch...

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On the bookshelves: October 2016

September 22, 2016
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On the bookshelves: October 2016

New releases coming in October. FICTION Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult: The most thought-provoking and controversial novel yet from the #1 New York Times bestselling author ((Allen & Unwin, RRP $37). The Tao Deception, by John M Green: A Tori Swyft Thriller described by the publisher as “The Da Vinci Code meets James...

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On the bookshelves: September 2016

August 19, 2016
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On the bookshelves: September 2016

New releases coming in September. FICTION The Safest Place in London, by Maggie Joel: Two frightened children, two very different mothers, and one night of terrifying Blitz bombing during World War Two. And when the bombs stop falling, which families’ lives will be changed forever? (Allen & Unwin, RRP $33). The Museum of Modern...

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On the bookshelves: August 2016

July 21, 2016
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On the bookshelves: August 2016

New releases coming in August. FICTION The Fighting Season, by Bram Connolly: An explosive thriller from the heart of Afghanistan, by a former Special Forces Commando (Allen & Unwin, RRP $33). Wilde Lake, by Laura Lippman: The brilliant, moving and psychologically complex new standalone novel from the New York Times-bestselling author of After I’m Gone, And...

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On the bookshelves: July 2016

June 18, 2016
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On the bookshelves: July 2016

New releases coming in July. FICTION  The House Between the Tides, by Sarah Maine: With a nod to Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca, a vivid triumph of intriguing storytelling and dark mystery (Allen & Unwin, RRP $33). Blame, by Nicole Trope: A tender and terrifying page-turner from a master of white-knuckle suspense and searing family drama...

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On the bookshelves: June 2016

May 22, 2016
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On the bookshelves: June 2016

New releases coming in June. FICTION Happy People Read and Drink Coffee, by Agnes Martin-Lugand: The international bestselling novel about a French woman who moves to the Irish coast to rebuild her life—soon to be realised as a movie (Arena, RRP $33). The Hanging Club, by Tony Parsons: Third book in Tony Parsons’ bestselling...

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On the bookshelves: May 2016

April 27, 2016
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On the bookshelves: May 2016

New releases coming in May. FICTION Penguin Award-winning Classics: Penguin Random House is celebrating past winners of the New Zealand book awards with a special selection of Penguin’s most highly awarded classic New Zealand fiction is being re-released, repackaged in beautiful collectible hardbacks. Written by leading writers Patricia Grace, CK Stead, Maurice Gee, Fiona...

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On the bookshelves: April 2016

March 16, 2016
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On the bookshelves: April 2016

New releases coming in April. FICTION This Change in the Light: a collection of poems, by Fiona Kidman: A superb collection of poetry from one of New Zealand’s top writers (Godwit, RRP $37). An Isolated Incident, by Emily Maguire: When Bella Michaels is brutally murdered in a small New South Wales town, the community is stunned and...

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On the bookshelves: March 2016

February 26, 2016
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On the bookshelves: March 2016

New releases coming in March. FICTION Wild Pork and Watercress, by Barry Crump: Film tie-in to the movie Hunt for the Wilderpeople, which is based on this Crump classic. Directed by Taika Waititi and starring Sam Neill, Oscar Kightley and Rima Te Wiata (Penguin, RRP $38). 15th Affair, by James Patterson: Detective Lindsay Boxer will...

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