NEW RELEASES
MAY NEW RELEASES
Fiction
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It is 1912, and Maisie Porter stands on the deck of the SS Oceanic as England fades from view. Her destination is Buccaneer Bay in Australia’s far north-west. Her purpose: marriage to her cousin Maitland, a wealthy pearling magnate – and a man she has never met.

Also on board is William Cooper, the Royal Navy’s top man. Following a directive from the Australian government, he and eleven other ‘white’ divers have been hired to replace the predominantly Asian pearling crews. However, Maitland and his fellow merchants have no intention of employing the costly Englishmen for long . . .

Maisie arrives in her new country to a surprisingly cool reception. Already confused by her hastily arranged marriage, she is shocked at Maitland’s callous behaviour towards her – while finding herself increasingly drawn to the intriguing Cooper.

But Maisie’s new husband is harbouring secrets – deadly secrets. And when Cooper and the divers sail out to harvest the pearl shell, they are in great danger – and not just from the unpredictable and perilous ocean . . .
The Pearler's Wife 
Roxane Ghand
Format: Paperback
$32.99
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What kind of woman walks out on her family? Gregg knows. The kind of woman he picked up in a bar three years ago precisely because she had that kind of wildcat energy.

And now she's vanished - at least from the life that he and his kid will live. We'll follow her, to a new town, a new job, and a new friend, who thinks he has her figured.

So who is this woman who calls herself Polly? How many times has she disappeared before? And who are the shadowy figures so interested in her whereabouts?

Laura Lippman's brilliant new novel - Anne Tyler's Ladder of Years as if written by James M. Cain - will ensnare you in the life of one of crime fiction's most unforgettable heroines.
Sunburn
Laura Lippman 
Format: Paperback
$29.99
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Sylvia Blackwell, a young woman in her twenties, takes up the post of children's Librarian in a run-down library in the market town of East Mole. But the seemingly pleasant town is not all it seems. When Sylvia falls in love with an older married man, her job and the existence of the library are put in danger - but it's her relationship with his young daughter and her neighbour's son which will permanently affect their lives.
The Librarian
Sally Vickers
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He hid the bodies where nobody could find them. But some secrets aren't buried deep enough.

Florence Lovelady's career was made when she convicted coffin-maker Larry Glassbrook of a series of child murders 30 years ago. Like something from our worst nightmares the victims were buried...ALIVE.

Larry confessed to the crimes; it was an open and shut case. But now he's dead, and events from the past start
to repeat themselves. Did she get it wrong all those years ago? Or is there something much darker at play?
the Craftsman
Sharon Bolton
Format: Paperback
​$29.99
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The body of a young Russian woman washes up on an Icelandic shore. After a cursory investigation, the death is declared a suicide and the case is quietly closed.

Over a year later Detective Inspector Hulder Hermannsdottit of the Reykjavik police force is forced into early retirement. She dreads the loneliness, and the memories that haunt her. Before she leaves she is given two weeks to solve a single cold case of her choice.

She knows which one: the Russian women, whose hope for asylum ended on the cold shore of an unfamiliar country. Soon Hulda discovers that another young woman vanished at the same time, but no one is telling her the whole story, and the clock is ticking.

From the dark streets of Reykjavik to Iceland's isolated Fjords, the darkness is a brooding, bleak tale of women risking everything to discover the truth.
the darkness
Ragnar Jonasson
Format: Paperback
​$32.99
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London, 1941. Emmeline Lake and her best friend Bunty are trying to stay cheerful despite the Luftwaffe making life thoroughly annoying for everyone. Emmy dreams of becoming a Lady War Correspondent and when she spots a job advertisement in the newspaper she seizes her chance – but after a rather unfortunate misunderstanding, she finds herself typing letters for the formidable Henrietta Bird, the renowned agony aunt of Woman’s Friend magazine.

Mrs Bird is very clear: letters containing any form of Unpleasantness must go straight into the bin. But as Emmy reads the desperate pleas from women who may have Gone Too Far with the wrong man, or can't bear to let their children be evacuated, she decides the only thing for it is to secretly write back . . .

Irresistibly funny and enormously moving, Dear Mrs Bird by AJ Pearce is a love letter to the enduring power of friendship, the kindness of strangers and the courage of ordinary people in extraordinary times.
Dear Mrs. Bird
AJ Pearce
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​$24.99
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Each day Nur gazes across the waters of the Bosphorus to her childhood home, a grand white house, nestled on the opposite bank. Memories float on the breeze – the fragrance of the fig trees, the saffron sunsets of languid summer evenings. But now those days are dead.

The house has been transformed into an army hospital, it is a prize of war in the hands of the British. And as Nur weaves through the streets carrying the embroideries that have become her livelihood, Constantinople swarms with Allied soldiers – a reminder of how far she and her city have fallen.

The most precious thing in Nur's new life is the orphan in her care – a boy with a terrible secret. When he falls dangerously ill Nur's world becomes entwined with the enemy's. She must return to where she grew up, and plead for help from Medical Officer George Monroe.

As the lines between enemy and friend become fainter, a new danger emerges – something even more threatening than the lingering shadow of war.
Last Letter from Instanbul
Lucy Foley
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​$29.99
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On the eve of his college graduation, Harry is called home by his step-mother Alice, to their house on the Maine coast, following the unexpected death of his father.

But who really is Alice, his father's much younger second wife? In a brilliant split narrative, Peter Swanson teases out the stories and damage that lie in her past. And as her story entwines with Harry's in the present, things grow increasingly dark and threatening - will Harry be able to see any of it clearly through his own confused feelings?
All the beautiful lies 
Peter Swanson
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​$29.99
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When important information is leaked from inside the Venetian Questura, Commissario Guido Brunetti is entrusted with the task of uncovering which of his colleagues is responsible. But before Brunetti can begin his investigation, he is surprised by the appearance in his office of a friend of his wife’s, who is fearful that her son is using drugs. A few weeks later, Tullio Gasparini, the woman’s husband, is found unconscious with a serious head injury at the foot of a bridge, and Brunetti is drawn to pursue a possible connection to the boy’s behaviour. But the truth is not straightforward.

Following various contradictory leads, Brunetti navigates his way through a world of mysterious informants, underground deals and secret longstanding scam networks, all the while growing ever more impressed by the intuition of his fellow Commissario, Claudia Griffoni, and by the endless resourcefulness of Signorina Elettra, Vice-Questore Patta’s secretary and gate-keeper.

With Gasparini’s condition showing no signs of improvement, and his investigations leading nowhere, Brunetti is steadied by the embrace of his own family and by his passion for the classics. He turns to Sophocles’s Antigone in an attempt to understand the true purpose of justice, and, in its light, he is forced to consider the terrible consequences to which the actions of a tender heart can lead.
The Temptation of forgiveness
Donna Leon
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An international jet-setter, he now makes significant money managing DJs, but the constant travel, airport lounges, soulless hotel rooms and broken relationships have left him dissatisfied with his life. He’s then rocked by a chance encounter with Frank Begbie, from whom he’d been hiding for years after a terrible betrayal and the resulting debt. But the psychotic Begbie appears to have reinvented himself as a celebrated artist and – much to Mark’s astonishment – doesn’t seem interested in revenge.

Sick Boy and Spud, who have agendas of their own, are intrigued to learn that their old friends are back in town, but when they enter the bleak world of organ-harvesting, things start to go so badly wrong. Lurching from crisis to crisis, the four men circle each other, driven by their personal histories and addictions, confused, angry – so desperate that even Hibs winning the Scottish Cup doesn’t really help. One of these four will not survive to the end of this book. Which one of them is wearing Dead Men’s Trousers?
Dead Men's trousers 
Irvine Welsh
Format: Paperback
$32.99 
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Cornwall, 1940.

For decades, Penhallow Hall has stood frozen in time, protecting the secrets of its isolated inhabitants. But the far corners of England are no shelter from the war, and Penhallow must finally open its doors to strangers.

Three newcomers arrive, each looking to escape their past. They adjust easily to the routine - nightly blackouts, the threat of invasion - but tensions mount and secrets are forced into the open. For one of them is not there by choice. And then, in the hushed hours of deepest night, a young woman is taken by the sea.

Was it simply a tragic accident? Or should the inhabitants of Penhallow have been more careful about whom they invited in?
The Stranger
Kate Riordan
Format: Paperback
​$32.99
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In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe has neither the look nor the voice of divinity, and is scorned and rejected by her kin. Increasingly isolated, she turns to mortals for companionship, leading her to discover a power forbidden to the gods: witchcraft. When love drives Circe to cast a dark spell, wrathful Zeus banishes her to the remote island of Aiaia. There she learns to harness her occult craft, drawing strength from nature. But she will not always be alone; many are destined to pass through Circe's place of exile, entwining their fates with hers. The messenger god, Hermes. The craftsman, Daedalus. A ship bearing a golden fleece. And wily Odysseus, on his epic voyage home. There is danger for a solitary woman in this world, and Circe's independence draws the wrath of men and gods alike. To protect what she holds dear, Circe must decide whether she belongs with the deities she is born from, or the mortals she has come to love. Breathing life into the ancient world, Madeline Miller weaves an intoxicating tale of gods and heroes, magic and monsters, survival and transformation.
Circe
Madeline Miller
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​$29.99
Non-Fiction
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The twentieth century was defined by the clash between democracy and Fascism, a struggle that created uncertainty about the survival of human freedom and left millions of innocent people dead. Given the horrors of that experience, one might expect the world to reject the spiritual successors to Hitler and Mussolini should they arise in our era. In Fascism: A Warning, Madeleine Albright, draws on her own experiences as a child in war-torn Europe and her distinguished career as a diplomat to question that very assumption.

Fascism, as Albright shows, not only endured through the course of the twentieth century, but now presents a more virulent threat to international peace and justice than at any time since the end of World War II. The momentum toward democracy that swept the world when the Berlin Wall fell has gone into reverse. The United States, which has historically championed the free world, is led by a president who exacerbates popular divisions and heaps scorn on democratic institutions. In many countries, economic, technological and cultural factors are weakening the political centre and empowering the extremes of right and left. Contemporary leaders such as Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un are employing many of the same tactics used by Fascists in the 1920s and 30s.

Fascism: A Warning is a book for our times that is relevant to all times. Written with wisdom by someone who has not only studied history but helped to shape it, this call to arms teaches us the lessons we must understand and the questions we must answer if we are to save ourselves from repeating the tragic errors of the past.
Fascism: A Warning 
Madeleine Albright 
Format: Paperback
​$27.99
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Every generation has its larger-than-life criminal legend living beyond the reach of the law: Billy the Kid, Al Capone, Ronnie Biggs, Pablo Escobar. But for every one of these criminals, there's a Wyatt Earp, Pat Garrett or Slipper of the Yard. For Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán-Loera a.k.a. ‘El Chapo' – the 21st century's most notorious criminal – that man is D.E.A. Special Agent Andrew Hogan.
Hunting El Chapo is the incredible true story of Hogan's eight-year-long chase to capture El chapo, a sociopathioc drug lord and escape-artist responsible for the murders of thousands. We follow Hogan's quest to achieve the seemingly impossible, from infiltrating El chapo's inner circle to leading a white-knuckle chase to capture him, racing door to door through cartel's stronghold and ultimately bringing the elusive and murderous outlaw to justice.
Hunting El Chapo
Andrew Hogan and Douglas Century
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$32.99
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Self-made millionaire Denise Duffield-Thomas not only believes this is possible, she knows it’s possible. From being broke, hating her office job and generally having a life that made her completely miserable, Denise went on to travel the world and make all of her dreams come true within the space of a few years. She attracted more than half a million dollars- worth of free travel, scholarships, prizes and bank errors in her favour, and in this book she reveals how you can do the same.

Whether you’re already lucky and want to attract even more into your life, or you feel like your luck is just about to run out, Lucky Bitch will show you how to take action in areas of your life that are lacking in magic.

With her trademark humour and encouragement, Denise gives clear and effective instructions based on the principles of the Law of Attraction to get you closer to living your dream life. You’ll also learn the ‘Ten Lucky Bitch Commandments’ and how to use them to create luck in all areas of life, including business and money.

This book has already changed the lives of tens of thousands of women. Now it has the potential to change yours. If you’ve been asking for an answer or a miracle, this book is it!
Lucky Bitch
Denise Duffield-Thomas
Format: Paperback
​$19.99
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It is known as the Island of Gods and with more than four million tourists, both rich and budget-conscious, visiting Bali each year, it is inevitable that things will go wrong. Drugs, surfing, murder, love, death on the roads, hangovers, bombs, relaxation... They are all part of the cocktail of life in a land of looming volcanoes, hillside rice paddies and idyllic beaches. What happens in Bali covers many topical and up-to-date stories including Schapelle Corby, the Bali Nine, English Grandmother Lindsay Sandiford, who remains in Bali on death row, and recently jailed lovers Sarah Connor and David Taylor. From ancient wars to modern day dramas this is what happens in Bali.
What happens in Bali
Richard Shears 
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Rose Tremain grew up in post-war London, a city of grey austerity, still partly in ruins, where both food and affection were fiercely rationed. The girl known then as ‘Rosie’ and her sister Jo spent their days longing for their grandparents' farm, buried deep in the Hampshire countryside, a green paradise of feasts and freedom, where they could at last roam and dream.

But when Rosie is ten years old, everything changes. She and Jo lose their father, their London house, their school, their friends, and -- most agonisingly of all -- their beloved Nanny, Vera, the only adult to have shown them real love and affection.

Briskly dispatched to a freezing boarding-school in Hertfordshire, they once again feel like imprisoned castaways. But slowly the teenage Rosie escapes from the cold world of the Fifties, into a place of inspiration and mischief, of loving friendships and dedicated teachers, where a young writer is suddenly ready to be born.
Rosie
Rose tremain
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In the dying months of the first world war, Spanish Flu suddenly overwhelmed the Globe, Killing up to 100 million people. It was one of the most devastating disasters in world history.

But behind the staggering figures are human lives, stories of those who suffered and those who fought back - at the front, at home, in the hospitals and laboratories. Digging into archives, unpublished records, memoirs, diaries and government documents, Catharine Arnold traces the course of the disease through the accounts of those those who experienced it. Some are well known to us, like British Prime Minister David Lloyd George, US President Woodrow Wilson, and writers Katherine Anne Porter and Vera Brittain, but many more are not. There are the American doughboys, British nurses, South African miners, Chinese labourers, and many others who have no memorial.
Pandemic 1918
Catherine Arnold
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​$24.99
MARCH NEW RELEASES
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Khaim clings to life.

Flooded with refugees and slowly starving, the last city of a once-great empire is surrounded by a choking thicket of toxic bramble. This is a world poisoned by magic. Every time a spell is cast, the bramble advances, sprouting in tilled fields and roof beams, thrusting up from between cobblestones and bursting forth from sacks of powdered spice. A bit of magic, and bramble follows. A little at first, and then more – until whole cities are dragged down under tangling vines. Armies hack and burn... but in a world that can't give up magic's sweet succour, the bramble can't be stopped.

Or can it? After ten years of research, an alchemist believes he has found a potent new weapon to wield against the bramble. His invention promises freedom from fear, freedom from hunger, freedom from the rule of Khaim's tyrant, the Jolly Mayor. But these are twisted times – there are no easy answers, only unforeseen consequences...

Award-winning authors Paolo Bacigalupi and Tobias S. Buckell have created a radical and darkly relevant fantasy, conjuring the collapse of a civilization, smothered by its addictions. This is a world of glittering memories and a desperate present, where everyone uses just a little magic... and someone else always pays the price.
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Jaxie dreads going home. His mum’s dead. The old man bashes him without mercy, and he wishes he was an orphan. But no one’s ever told Jaxie Clackton to be careful what he wishes for.

In one terrible moment his life is stripped to little more than what he can carry and how he can keep himself alive. There’s just one person left in the world who understands him and what he still dares to hope for. But to reach her he’ll have to cross the vast Saltlands on a trek that only a dreamer or a fugitive would attempt.
The tangled lands 
tobias s. buckell
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THE SHEPHERD'S HUT
TIM WINTON
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A magnificent novel about fate, Australia and what it means to be human... it just happens to be narrated by a galah called Lucky.

It's 1969 and a remote coastal town in Western Australia is poised to play a pivotal part in the moon landing. Perched on the red dunes of its outskirts looms the great Dish: a relay for messages between Apollo 11 and Houston, Texas.

Radar technician Evan Johnson and his colleagues stare, transfixed, at the moving images on the console -although his glossy young wife, Linda, seems distracted. Meanwhile the people of Port Badminton have gathered to watch Armstrong's small step on a single television sitting centre stage in the old theatre. The Kelly family, a crop of redheads, sit in rare silence. Roo shooters at the back of the hall squint through their rifles to see the tiny screen.

I'm in my cage on the Kelly's back verandaH. I sit here, unheard, underestimated, biscuit crumbs on my beak. But fate is a curious thing. For just as Evan Johnson's story is about to end (and perhaps with a giant leap), my story prepares to take flight...
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'why on earth, after all you've been through, all you've survived, all you've achieved, why would you want to get married.

Rose Woodrowe just got engaged to Tyler Masson - a wonderful, sensitive man who is head-over-heels in love with her. The only problem? This isn't the first time either of them, and their five grown-up children have strong opinions on the matter . . .

Like rose's daughter, Laura, who remembers her parents' painful divorce and doesn't want to see her mother hurt again. or the twins, Emmy and Nat, who simply doesn't trust the man their mother has fallen for. Then there's Tyler's children: Seth, too busy with his San Francisco sourdough bakery to get to know his father's new partner; and Mallory, the aspiring actress, who is still wrestling with the issues of her own childhood.

Who to listen to? Who to please? Rose and Tyler are determined to get it right this time, but in trying to make everyone happy, can they ever be happy themselves?
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Everyone of us is more than one person. there is the facade we show the world and the inner self, the instinctive creature that ultimately determines our behaviours. Some favoured with the benign inner voice, are fortunate. Others must answer the murmurings of their dark angels.

The streets of Darlinghurst are dangerous. It is 1930 and razor gangs compete for domination of the turf. Leaving home isn't optional when Gilbert Maggs' drunken father chases him from the house with a carving knife. He quickly finds that the back streets hold dangers of their own.

With a name like Gilbert Maggs, and a shock of red hair, he is inevitably going to become Meggsie, and Meggsie will have to learn quickly if he is to survive.

He finds that, on the street, his choice is between theft and starvation, and so begins his life of crime. How can he know that a bunch of bananas, stolen from a fruit shop frequented by Guido Calletti violent leader of the Darlinghurst Push will change the course of his life?
THE LUCKY GALAH
TRACY SORENSEN
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AN UNSUITABLE MATCH
JOANNA TROLLOPE
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DARK ANGELS
RON THOMAS
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Almost twenty years after forbidding him to contact her, Vita receives an email from her old benefactor, Royce. Once, she was one of his brightest protégées; now her career has stalled and Royce is ailing, and each has a need to settle accounts.

Beyond their murky shared history, both have lost beloveds, one to an untimely death, another to a strange disappearance. And both are trying to free themselves from deeper pasts, Vita from the inheritance of her birthplace, Royce from the grip of the ancient city of Pompeii and the secrets of the Garden of the Fugitives. Between what’s been repressed and what has been excavated are disturbances that reach back through decades, even centuries.

Addictive and unsettling, In the Garden of the Fugitives is a masterpiece of duplicity and counterplay, as brilliantly illuminating as it is surprising – about the obscure workings of guilt in the human psyche, the compulsion to create, and the dangerous morphing of desire into control. It is the breakthrough work of one of Australia’s most exciting emerging writers.
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Francis Newton Xavier has lived a wild existence of excess in pursuit of his uncompromising aesthetic vision. His paintings and poems - which embody the flamboyant and decadent jeu d'esprit of his heroes like Baudelaire - have forged his reputation, which is to be celebrated at a new show in Delhi.

Approaching late middle-age, in a body ravaged by hard living, Xavier leaves Manhattan with his partner Goody Lol, and his journey to India becomes a delirious voyage into the past.From his formative years with an infamous school of fin de siecle Bombay poets - as documented by his biographer, Dismas - Xavier must move into an uncertain future of salvation or damnation.
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The safest suburbs often hold the deepest secrets. Such is the case for Essie, a mother of two. In a moment of maternal despair she once made a terrible mistake, one she will always regret. Essie has since recovered, but she fears what may still lurk inside her.

Her neighbours in Pleasant Court have their own issues. Driven and organised, Ange appears to have everything under control, except perhaps her husband. Practical, intellectual Fran can't stop running. For exercise, or something else?

One day in February, during an unprecedented Melbourne heatwave, someone new arrives. Isabelle is single and childless, when everyone else is married with kids. She is renting, when everyone else owns. Her job is mysteriously vague. Strangest of all, Isabelle is very curious about her neighbours. Too curious, some might say.

It soon becomes clear that Isabelle's choice of neighbourhood was no accident. And her presence might bring even more secrets to light...
IN THE GARDEN OF FUGITIVES
CERIDWEN DOVEY
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THE BOOK OF CHOCOLATE SAINTS
JEET THAYIL
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THE FAMILY NEXT DOOR
SALLY HEPWORTH
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Four sisters desperately seeking the blueprints to life.

The Spring Girls—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy—are a force of nature on the New Orleans military base where they live. As different as they are, with their father on tour in Iraq and their mother hiding something, their fears are very much the same. Struggling to build lives they can be proud of and that will lift them out of their humble station in life, one year will determine all that their futures can become.

The oldest, Meg, will be an officer’s wife and enter military society like so many of the women she admires. If her passion—and her reputation—don’t derail her.

Beth, the workhorse of the family, is afraid to leave the house, is afraid she’ll never figure out who she really is.

Jo just wants out. Wishing she could skip to graduation, she dreams of a life in New York City and a career in journalism where she can impact the world. Nothing can stop her—not even love.

And Amy, the youngest, is watching all her sisters, learning from how they handle themselves. For better or worse.

With plenty of sass, romance, and drama, The Spring Girls revisits Louisa May Alcott’s classic Little Women, and brings its themes of love, war, class, adolescence, and family into the language of the twenty-first century.
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Your sister needs you.
But her child needs you more. . .

As children, Lexie and Annie were incredibly close. Bonded by the death of their beloved father, they weathered the storms of life together.

As adults, sisters Lexie and Annie could not be more different. Lexie is a successful doctor and happily engaged. Annie is an addict - a thief, a liar and unable to remain clean. When Annie's newborn baby is in danger of being placed in foster care, Annie picks up the phone to beg her sister for help.
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uliette loves Nate.
She will follow him anywhere. She's even become a flight attendant for his airline, so she can keep a closer eye on him.

They are meant to be.
The fact that Nate broke up with her six months ago means nothing. Because Juliette has a plan to win him back.

She is the perfect girlfriend.
And she'll make sure no one stops her from getting exactly what she wants.

True love hurts, but Juliette knows it's worth all the pain...
THE SPRING GIRLS
ANNA TODD
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BEFORE I LET YOU GO
KELLY RIMMER
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THE PERFECT GIRLFRIEND
KAREN HAMILTON
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​YOUNG ADULT
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Violet and her friends love being part of the fandom for The Gallows Dance. But at Comic-Con, they’re somehow catapulted into the story itself – for real.

Trapped in a twisted world where they’ve accidentally killed the original hero, Rose, there’s only one way to survive: Violet must fill Rose’s shoes and put the plot back on track. No story is worth dying for . . . is it?
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Sep, Arkle, Mack, Lamb and Hadley: five friends thrown together one hot, sultry summer. When they discover an ancient stone box hidden in the forest, they decide to each make a sacrifice: something special to them, committed to the box for ever. And they make a pact

Four years later, a series of strange and terrifying events take place. Someone broke the rules, and now everyone has to pay.

But how much are they willing to sacrifice?
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Iv'e always been told history is written by survivors. but i know that isn't always true. My name is Tenley Lockwood, and very soon i'll be dead. This is my story - but the end is only the beginning.
Tenely Lockwood has spent the last past thirteen months locked inside the Prynne Asylum. She's earned her rep as the craziest of the crazies, but that doesn't stop the torture. Ten can leave, but only if she allows her parents to choose where she'll live - after she dies.

There is an eternal truth most of the world has come to accept: firstlife is merely a dress rehearsal, and real life begins after death.

In the Everlife, two realms are in power: Troika and Myriad, longtime enemies and deadly rivals. Both will do anything to recruit Ten, including sending their top labourers to lure her to their side. Soon, Ten finds herself on the run, caught in a wild tug-of-war between the boy she's falling for and the realm she wants to support. Who will she choose? Can she stay alive long enough to make the decision?
THE FANDOM
ANNA DAY
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THE SCRIFICE BOX
MARTIN STEWART
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EVERLIFE
GENA SHOWALTER
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Three student mages bound by fate...Fated for danger.

Arram Draper is on the path to becoming one of the realm's most powerful mages. the youngest student in his class at the imperial University of carthak, he has a gift with unlimited potential for greatness - and for attraction trouble. at his side are his two best friends: Varice, a clever girl with an often-overlooked talent, and Ozorne, the 'leftover prince; with secret ambitions.

Together these three friends forge a bond that will one day shape kingdoms. But as Ozrone gets closer to the throne and Varice gets closer to Arram's heart, Arram realises that soon he will have to decide where loyalties truly lie.

-Book #1 of the Numair chronicles.
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Seventeen-year-old Evan doesn't know where he fits in. He loves his family, but is terrorised by his abusive mother and confused by his father's silence. He has friends, but one of them - Henry - has become distractingly attractive, and seems to be interested in being more than just a friend.

Oh, and yes, Evan kissed a boy this summer.

As things with Henry heat up and the violence escalates, Evan has to decide how to find his voice in a world where he has always survived being silent/
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TEMPESTS AND SLAUGHTER
TAMORA PIERCE
FORMAT: PAPERBACK
​$19.99
THE DANGEROUS ART OF BLENDING
ANGELO SURMELIS
FORMAT: PAPERBACK
​$19.99
BE COOL BE NICE
FORMAT: HARDCOVER
$24.99
Cook Books
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For anyone who loves good food but has little time to spend cooking, an electric slow cooker can fit perfectly into a busy lifestyle. They can be used day or night, and you don't have to stay at home to keep an eye on your cooking while you produce hearty, healthy food for all the family. The recipes in this book mainly use sustaining grains, beans and pulses, along with `superfood' vegetable ingredients and lean high protein foods, including fish, poultry and meat. The addition of fresh herbs and super spices such as turmeric and ginger adds flavour as well as packing an extra nutritional punch. Ideas for Breakfast & Brunch include Sweet Potato & Cauliflower Hash with Pumpkin Seeds; Best Baked Beans; Spiced Fruit Compote with Chia; and Apple Pie Porridge with Blueberries and Toasted Almonds. Light Bites & Lunches to share include Mung Bean Hummus; Supergreen Soup; Beetroot Falafel; Steamed Savoury Chickpea Cake with a Spinach Raita; and Mackerel with Lime & Mango Salsa. Deliciously sustaining recipes for Weekdays include Jamaican Black Bean Pepper Pot; Yellow Split Pea & Coconut Curry; Poached Fish in Dashi Broth with Kombu & Edamame; Chicken & Chipotle Barley Bowl; and Asian Beef Broth with Orange & Star Anise. At the Weekends feast on comforting Winter Chestnut & Puy Lentil Stew; Bonfire Adzuki Bean Chilli; and Five-spice Pulled Pork with Asian Slaw or choose a lighter option such as the Sri-Lankan Fish Curry; Chicken, Faro & Porcini Pilaf; or a Moroccan Harissa-spiced Lamb Salad.Discover the convenience and versatility of your slow cooker with these inspired and nourishing recipes.
SUPERFOOD SLOW COOKER
Nicola Graimes with Cathy Seward
Format: Hardcover
$32.99
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Weekday meals, solved in minutes! One roasting tray, one complete meal ? no fuss, and minimal washing up! Move over one-pot: one-tray is the quickest, easiest way to make fast, tasty meals in the oven. You can make entire family suppers just in a roasting tin or an oven tray ? everything from breakfasts like baked apple porridge or Shakshuka, to handy snacks, lunches and warm salads including quick flatbreads and frittatas, through to warming gratins, risottos and roasts, and of course, delectable cakes and traybake puddings like peanut butter and caramel brownies.
ROASTING TRAY MAGIC
Sue Quinn
Format: Hardcover
$29.​99
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Explained simply, a taco consists of a tortilla, filling, salsa and garnish. The salsa is an equally key component to the filling – fresh, zingy flavours are carefully selected to complement the other elements perfectly. The clever guys behind authentic Mexican kitchen Benito's Hat bring you delicious recipes simple enough to cook up a fiesta in your own kitchen. First there is a chapter of Little Cravings (antojitos), perfect as a pre-cursor or accompaniment to a taco feast.

This is followed by a delicious selection of Breakfast Tacos. Next up is a mouth watering selection of Chicken, Pork and Beef Tacos such as Pork Al Pastor with tropical pineapple salsa. Following these are Fish and Seafood Tacos such as Salmon with Spicy Black Bean.

Inventive Vegetarian Tacos such as Deep-fried Avocado or Turmeric and Potato really hit the spot, then discover the bliss of a Sweet Taco with recipes such as Chocolate Ice Cream with Agave. A chapter on Salsas, Relishes and Sides, such as the classic Pico De Gallo, lets you mix and match.
EVERYONE LOVES TACOS
Felipe Fuentes Cruz & Ben Fordham
Format: Hardcover
​$29.99
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Sticky Fingers, Green Thumb invites your imagination to travel out of the kitchen and into the garden. Almost sixty recipes celebrate vegetables, herbs and edible flowers in cakes and other sweet snacks. Tips on how to harness their unique flavours, prep them for baking and even grow them yourself will inspire you to create flavour-packed baked treats that aren't loaded with empty gestures. Say goodbye to mushroom risotto and zucchini fritters and hello to porcini caramel and chestnut cake, and apple cider and zucchini muffins. This is earthy, seasonal baking at its best.
STICKY FINGERS GRENN THUMB
Haley McKee
Format: Paperback
$29.99
BIOGRAPHY
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Working Mums: Stories by real women on how they manage children, work and life is a collection of empowering stories that will make working mums everywhere laugh in sympathy and nod in recognition.

The stories are from Australian mums doing a range of work in addition to raising their children, including working full-time or freelance, studying, or running their own businesses. The stories are different yet in many ways universal - not unlike the journey of parenting itself.

The book's primary purpose is to help working mums feel less alone in their challenges. In fact, as the stories show, sometimes it is to those very challenges that lead to unexpectedly amazing opportunities for personal and professional growth.
WORKING MUMS
Danielle Ross Walls & Louise Correcha
Format: Paperback
RRP: $27.99
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You are born into it or marry in. Loyalty is absolute, bloodshed revered and you kill or go to you grave before betraying the family.

We live in their buildings, work in their companies, shop in their stores, eat in their restaurants and elect politicians they fund. Founded more than 150 years ago by shepherding families in the toe of Italy, the 'Ndrangheta is today the world's most powerful mafia, with a crushing presence in Southern Italy, a market-movimg size in global finance and a reach that extends to fifty countries around the world. And yet remarkably, few of us have ever heard about it.

The 'Ndrangheta's power rests on a code of silence, omerta enforced by a claustrophobic family hierarchy and misogyny. Men and boys rule. Girls are married off as teenagers in arranged clan alliances.
Beatings are routine. A woman who is 'unfaithful'- even to a dead husband - can expect her sons, brothers or father to kill her to erase the 'family shame'.

in 2009, when abused wife Lea Garofalo 'disappears' after giving evidence against her mafioso husband, prosecutor Alessandra Cerreti realises the 'Ndangheta's bigotry may be at its great flaw. The key to bringing down this criminal empire is to free its woman and allow them to speak out and testify. The stakes could not be higher. Alessandra is fighting to save a nation. the mafiosi are fighting for their existence.
The women are fighting for their lives. Not all will survive.
THE GOOD MOTHERS
Alex Perry
Format: Paperback
RRP: $32.99
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The incredible story of the Auschwitz - Birkenau tattooist and the woman he loved.

Lale Sololov is well-dressed, a charmer, a ladies' man. He is also a Jew. On the first transport from Slovakia to Auschwitz in 1942, Lale immediately stands out to his fellow prisoners. In the camp, he is looked up to, looked out for, and put to work in the privileged position of Tatowierer - the tattooist - to mark his fellow prisoners, forever. One of them is a young woman, Gita, who steals his heart at first glance.

His life is given new purpose, Lale does his best through the struggle and suffering to use his position for good.

This story of beauty and hope, is based on years of interviews author Heather Morris conducted with real-life holocaust survivor and Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist Ludwig (Lale) Sokolov. It is heart-wrenching, illuminating, and unforgettable.
THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ
Heather Morris
Format: Paperback
RRP: $29.99
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From the acclaimed author of Diana: Her True Story comes a new and startling portrait of Wallis Simpson, the woman for whom Edward VIII famously and scandalously gave up the throne. Here we are taken on a vibrant and revelatory tour of Wallis's determined life trajectory. From her infiltration of both American and British high society and her enigmatic attraction for the rich and powerful, to her ultimate conquest: the uncrowned king.
But was the royal love affair all that it appeared? With never-before-seen records, including diary entries and letters, Andrew Morton builds a compelling case: that Edward was not the true object of Wallis Simpson's desire, and that the real love of her life slipped irrevocably through her fingers...
WALLIS IN LOVE
Andrew Norton
Format: Paperback
RRP: $24.99
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From a political cult to the heart of the Washington establishment - the bizarre and untold story of how the CIA tried to infiltrate a radical group of US military deserters during the cold war.

Stockholm, 1968. A thousand American deserters and draft-resisters are arriving to escape the war in Vietnam. they're young , they're radical, and they want to start a revolution. The Swedes treat them like pop stars - but the CIA is determined to stop all that.

It's a job for the deep-cover men of Operation Chaos and their allies - agents who know how to infiltrate organisations and destroy them from inside. Within months, the GIs have turned their fire on one another, and the group dissolves into interrogations and recriminations.

When Mathew Sweet began investigating this story, he thought the madness was over. He was wrong. Instead, he became the confidant of an eccentric and traumatised group of survivors - each with his own intricate theory about the traitors in their midst.

All Sweet has to do is discover the truth... and stay sane.
OPERATION CHAOS
Matthew Street
Format: Paperback
​RRP: $32.99
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As a seasoned court reporter, the ABC's Jamelle Wells has filed thousands of stories on murderers, sex offenders, thieves, bad drivers, family feuds and business deals gone wrong. In more than 10 years, Jamelle has witnessed many of Australia's most notorious and high-profile court cases. In the line of duty, she has sat next to criminals and their families, been chased, spat on, stalked and carted off by ambulance for emergency surgery after an accident outside ICAC.

Every day in courts across Australia the evidence, facts and theories are played out in a kind of theatre, with their own characters, costumes and traditions. But ever-present is the human tragedy of ordinary people's lives disrupted, destroyed and forever altered. The judges, the lawyers and barristers, the witnesses and the victims - all striving to play their part in the quest for fairness, justice, and always, the truth of what really happened.

From the calculated and cruel, to the fair and unlucky, from pure evil to plain stupid - Jamelle Wells, court reporter, has seen it all.

The court reporter is a tough and fearless journalist's memoir that looks at the cases that have shocked, moved and never left us.
THE COURT REPORTER
Jamelle Wells
Format: Paperback
RRP: $32.99

FEBRUARY RELEASES
FICTION
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Lou Clark knows too many things...

She knows how many miles lie between her new home in New York and her new boyfriend Sam in London.

She knows her employer is a good man and she knows his wife is keeping a secret from him.

What Lou doesn't know is she's about to meet someone who's going to turn her whole life upside down.

Because Josh will remind her so much of a man she used to know that it'll hurt.

Lou won't know what to do next, but she knows that whatever she chooses is going to change everything.
Still Me 
Jojo Moyes 
Format: Paperback
RRP: $32.99
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To some he was Orphan X. Others knew him as the Nowhere Man. But to veteran spymaster Jack Johns he was a boy named Evan Smoak.

Taken from an orphanage, Evan was raised inside a top-secret programme designed to turn him into a deadly weapon. Jack became his instructor, mentor, teacher and guardian. Because for all the dangerous skills he instilled in his young charge, he also cared for Evan like a son. And now Jack needs Evan's help.

The Orphan programme hid dark secrets. Now those with blood on their hands want every trace of it gone. And they will stop at nothing to make sure that Jack and Evan go with it.

With little time remaining, Jack gives Evan his last assignment: to find and protect the programme's last recruit. And to stay alive long enough to uncover the shocking truth...
Hellbent
Gregg Hurwitz
Format: Paperback
RRP: $32.99
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The only one who can stop him is the one who got away...

When a woman is found brutally murdered in a park outside Rome and her six-year-old son goes missing, the city's chief of major crimes assigns two of Italy's top analytical minds to the case: Deputy Captain Colomba Caselli, a fierce, warrior-like detective, and Dante Torre, a man who spent hos childhood trapped inside a concrete silo. Fed by the gloved hand of a masked kidnapper who called himself "the Father," Dante emerged from his ordeal with crippling claustrophobia but also an unquenchable thirst for knowledge.

Evidence suggests that the Father is back and wants a reunion with Dante. But when Caselli and Dane being unravelling the truth, they find themselves wanted for murder. Now they must confront the question that may solve it all: What lies beneath the water in a remote Italian quarry? And what might that revelation mean for ten children who have recently disappeared?
Kill The Father
Sandrone Dazieri
Format: Paperback
RRP: $9.99
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1932. Ernie and Lily Hass, and their daughter, Girlie, have lost almost everything in the depression; all they have keeping their small family together are their secrets. Abandoning their failing wheat farm and small town gossip, that make a new start on the west coast of Australia where they begin to build a summer guesthouse. But by forming these new alliances with the locals isn't easy.

Into the Hasses' new life wanders Lily's shell-shocked brother, Tommy, after three harrowing years on the road following his incarceration. Tommy is seeking answers that will cut to the heart of who Ernie, Lily and Girlie really are.
The Secrets at Ocean's Edge
Kali Napier
Format: Paperback
RRP: $29.99
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Alaska, 1974. Untamed. Unpredictable.
A story of a family in crisis struggling to survive at the edge of the world, it is also a story of young and enduring love.

Cora Allbright and her husband, Ernt - a recently returned Vietnam vetran scarred by the war - uproot their thirteen-year-old daughter, Leni, to start a new life in Alaska. Utterly unprepared for the weather and the isolation, but welcomed by the close-knit community, they fight to build a home in this harsh, beautiful wilderness.
The Great Alone
Kristin Hannah
Format: Paperback 
RRP: $29.99
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When you read this book, you will make many assumptions.

It's about a jealous wife, obsessed with her replacement.

Its about a younger woman set to marry the man she loves.

The first wife seems like a disaster; her replacement is the perfect woman.

You will assume you know the motives, the history, the anatomy of the relationships.

You will be wrong.
The Wife Between Us
Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
Format: Paperback
RRP: $29.99
SCI-FI/FANTASY
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WAR

Hidden for centuries, a wizard clan awakens, hungry for the power. In the future, robots fight a losing battle against a vicious enemy. Both are looking for a young woman.

Her name is Ada Luring.
WAR: Wizards and Robots
Will.i.am & Brian David Johnson
Format: Paperback
RRP: $19.99
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Among the bustling markets of eighteen-century Cairo, the city's outcasts eke out a living swindling rick Ottoman nobles and foreign invaders alike.

But alongside this new world the old stories linger. Tales of djinn and spirits. Of cities hidden among the swirling sands of the dessert, full of enchantment, desire and riches. Where magic pours down every street, hanging in the air like dust.

Many wish their lives could be filled with such wonder, but not Nahri. She knows the trades she uses to get by are just tricks and sleights of hand; there's nothing magical about them. She only wishes to one day leave Cairo, but as the saying goes...

Be careful what you wish for.
The City of Brass
S.A Chakraborty
Format: Paperback
RRP: $29.99
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The Glitter Band is under threat.

Across the ten thousand habitats and micro-worlds orbiting the planet Yellowstone, civilians are dying. There's no warning. There seems to be no connection between the victims. Yet their implants are suddenly heating up, melting to slag.

It's not a malfunction. No one has issues any demands. But the rate of deaths is increasing.

Perfect Tom Dreyfus - veteran operative of the security organisation Panoply - is investigating what few leads there are. Even his attention is divided, as alongside the Wildfire investigation his eye has been caught by a charismatic revolutionary sowing social dissent. As the two investigations become more closely linked, straining Panoply's resources to the limit, it is difficult to tell which will prove more destructive.
Elysium Fire
Alastair Reynolds
Format: Paperback 
RRP: $32.99
YOUNG ADULT
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She turned and saw them. Three black shapes in a crowd of colour, moving like scuttling roaches. Three women, dressed in leathers, carrying biker helmets. They had come here to find someone. They had come here to hunt.

Three hundred years ago, Lily's ancestors broke a solemn promise signed in blood. And now she is thrust into a shadow world where Satan is real, witches exist and evil is an ancient living thing that seeks to wreak havoc and rule.

The dark is coming, and only she can stop it.
Palace of Fires 
Bill Bennett
Format: Paperback
RRP: $19.99
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I look down at my page.
I know what I'm supposed to do.
And I know what I want to do.
My pen tip scratches the blank paper.
Like a claw.
And then I feel you.
For the first time in years watching me.
Knowing my thoughts.
I look up.
Across the room.
And there you are.

Marcie is real. With real problems. For years she has been hitching a ride on the train of her best friend Cara's life. Now there's only one more summer until they're off to uni together. Just like they planned.
But Marcie has a secret, and time is running out for her to decide what she really wants.

Years ago, Thor was also Marcie's friend before she cast him out, back to his own world. Time is running out for him too. If he doesn't make a decision soon, he's going to face the fade. But Thor is not real. And that's a real problem.
Nobody Real
Steven Camden
Format: Paperback
RRP: $16.99
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Pearl Linford is stuck. Her best friend won't talk to her. The internet thinks she is a murderer. And she's waiting for the right moment to forgive Finn Blacklin, but it never seems to come.

On top of this, Unseelie fairies have infiltrated her town, and they've unleashed a new horror - a bunch of wild, uncontrollable, angry supernatural hunters, who've made Finn number one on their hit list.

And you know what? That's a lot for one seventeen-year-old girl to handle. No wonder Pearl is so full of rage. A rage that might be drawing the attention of some very dangerous people.

Ironheart is the second page-turning book in Jodi McAlister's thrilling Valentine series.
Ironheart
Jodi McAlister
Format: Format
RRP: $19.99
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There are lots of stories about people who want to live forever.
This is not one of those stories.
This is a story about someone who wants to stop...

Alfie Monk is like any other nearly teenage boy - except he's a thousand years old and can remember the last Viking invasion of England.

So when everything Alfie knows and loves is destroyed in a fire, and the modern world comes crashing in, Alfie embarks on a mission to find friendship, acceptance and a different way to live...

... which means finding a way to make sure he will eventually die.
The 1,000 Year Old Boy
Ross Welford
Format: Paperback
RRP: $14.99
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When the universe needs saving
There's only one girl for the job

Most know Androma as a powerful mercenary whose reign of terror stretches across the Mirabel Galaxy. To those aboard her glass starship, Marauder, however, she's just Andi, their friend and fearless leader.

But when a routine mission goes awry, the Marauder's all-girl crew is tested as they find themselves in a treacherous situation - and at the mercy of a sadistic bounty hunter from Andi's past.

As the Marauder hurtles toward the unknown, and Mirabel hangs in the balance, the only certainty is that in a galaxy run on lies and illusion, no one can be trusted.
Zenith
Sasha Alsberg & Lindsay Cummings
Format: Paperback
RRP: $19.99
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Alice has spent most of her life on the road, always one step ahead of the strange bad luck biting at her heels. But when Alice's grandmother the reclusive author of a book of pitch-dark fairy takes, dies alone on her isolated estate - The Hazel Wood - Alice discovers how bad her luck can really get.

Her own mother is stolen away - by a figure who claims to come from the supernatural world where the fairy tales are set. Alice's only clue is the message left behind:

STAY AWAY FROM THE HAZEL WOOD.

To rescue her mother, Alice must venture first to the Hazel Wood, then into the world where her grandmother's takes began...
The Hazel Wood
Melissa Albert
Format: Paperback
RRP: $17.99
​COOKING
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is at epidemic levels. Moreover, it is a debilitating condition that leaves its sufferers unable to enjoy many of the normal activities of life. However, the low-FODMAP diet is promising real relief to those who suffer from IBS and other related digestive disorders.

Like many elimination diets, the low-FODMAP approach can be confusing and daunting to those new to it. The Low-FODMAP Diet 6-Week PLan & Cookbook gives you a step-by-step plan for integrating the Low-FODMAP diet into your life. Each week includes recipes, meal plans, worksheets, and diary pages to track symptoms and successfully identify trigger foods. You'll also learn lifestyle changes that will support you in successfully maintaining the diet over the long-term. Plus, you'll be eating deliciously with 100 recipes that are nourishing and friendly to your digestion.
The Low-FODMAP 6-Week Plan and Cookbook
Suzanne Perazzini
Format: Paperback
RRP: $29.99
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With emerging research that the ketogenic lifestyle may help reverse illness, promote longevity, and the best diet for losing weight, its not wonder that keto has become the go-to healthy diet. Millions of people are transitioning to a ketogenic diet to look and feel better. However, doing the ketogenic lifestyle the right way isn't always easy. How do you properly balance your maronurients? What foods are keto-friendly and which aren't? 500 Ketogenic Recipes is here with the answers. Low-carb queen and best selling auther Dana Carpender shows how to live the ketogenic lifestyle deliciously with easy-to-prepare recipes for everything from snacks and appetisers to main dishes, drinks and desserts.

500 Ketogenic Recipes makes staying in the ketogenic zone simple with hundreds of recipes, pantry and shopping lists, and ketogenic do's and don'ts.
500 Ketogenic Recipes
Dana Carpender
Format: Paperback
RRP: $24.99
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Looking to manage your weight, while taking control of your health and wellbeing?

Discover the low carb way of life with our complete collection of protein-rich recipes, for ideas for lunch, dinner and snacks to get you through the day.
Complete Collection Low Carb Clean Eating
Woman's Weekly
Format: Hardback
RRP: $45.00

JANUARY RELEASES
FICTION
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Keep your friends close... and your best friend even closer.

Amy thought she knew everything there was to know about her best friend Melissa. Then again, Amy also thought she was on the verge of the wedding of her dreams to her long-distance fiance.

Until she pays a surprise trip home to London. Jack is out, but its clear another woman has been making herself at home in their flat.

There's something about her stuff that feels oddly familiar... and then it hits Amy. The Other Woman is Melissa.

Amy has lost her home, her fiance and her best friend in one disastrous weekend - but instead of falling apart, she's determined to get her own back.

Piecing her life back together won't be half as fun as dismantling theirs, after all.
Faking Friends
Jane Fallon
Format: Paperback
RRP: $32.99
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Everyone believes Alex is in a coma, unlikely to ever wake up. As his family debate withdrawing support, and his friends talk about how his girlfriend Bea needs to move on, he can only listen.

But Alex soon begins to suspect that the accident that put him here wasn't really an accident. Even worse, the perpetrator is still out there and Alex is not the only one in danger.

As he goes over a series of clues from his past, Alex must use his remaining senses to solve the mystery of who tried to kill him, and try to protect those he loves, before they decide to let him go.
If I Die Before I Wake
Emily Koch
Format: Paperback 
RRP: $32.99
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Stella and her mother-in-law, Margie, are two very different women.

Stella is kind, compassionate and just a little chaotic.
Margie is prickly, demanding and a stickler for convention.

Stella has exciting dreams for the future.
Margie has only bitter memories of the past.

When Margie needs help recovering from a major operation, Stella offers her a place to stay. With no other options, Margie returns to the family farm where for decades, until Stella's arrival, she was the one in charge.

Margie has never made life easy for her daughter-in-law, and that's not going to change now she's been made a guest in her former home.

But as the dry summer turns to a beautiful autumn, the two women gradually form an unlikely bond, as the ambitions, secrets and tragedies that have shaped their lives are slowly uncovered...
Stella and Margie
Glenna Thomson
Format: Paperback
RRP:32.99
SCI-FI/FANTASY
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Of course I want to be like them. They're beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever. And Cardon is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe.

One terrible morning, Jude and her sisters see their parents murdered in front of them. The fearsome assassin abducts all three girls and brings them to the world of Faerie, where Jude is installed into the royal court. Mocked and tormented for being merely mortal, Jude soon realises that to survive in this treacherous, dangerous, new world, she needs to be as smart, cunning and deceitful as the Fey themselves.

But the stairway to power is fraught with shadows and betrayal. And looming over all is the infuriating arrogant and charismatic Prince Cardan. Jude mist take the utmost care.
The Cruel Prince
Holly Black 
Format: Paperback 
RRP: $19.99
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Brave the shadows, Wield the Sword

The Ben-Elim, a race of warrior angels, once vanquished a mighty demon horde. Now they rule the Banished Lands. However, their peace is brutally enforced - an their ancient enemy may not be as crushed as they thought. In the west, the giantess Sig investigates demon sightings, though the Kadoshim are long-defeated. But just how serious is this threat?

Hot-headed Riv is desperate to join the Ben-Elim's peace-keeping force, until she discovers betrayal in the ranks. Then she unearths their dangerous secret. And in the snow-bound north, Drem finds mutilated corpses on a hunting expedition. A predator, or something far worse? It's a time of world-changing dangers and difficult choices need to be made. Because in the shadows, demons are gathering, waiting for their time to rise.
A Time of Dread
John Gwynne
Format: Paperback 
RRP: $32.99
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Sister of the Light, Sister of the Dark. The Slave Queen, Death's Mistress.

Formidable sorceress Nicci has gone by many names and faced many challenges. After driving ruthless Norukai slavers out of Renda Bay, Nicci and her companions - the newly powerless Nathan and youthful Bannon - continue their perilou journey into uncharted lands.

Guided by the witch-woman Red's mysterious prophecy, the trio makes their way south of Kol Adair towards a wondrous city shrouded behind time, Ildakar. But the grotesque omens on their path - severed Norukai heads on pikes, a monster born of new dark arts, and a petrified army of half a million - are just a taste of the unimaginable horrors that await behind the Shroud of Eternity.
Shround of Eternity (Book 2)
Terry Goodkind
Format: Paperback 
RRP: $29.99
COOKING 
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