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              Wonder

              Wonder (Paperback)

              By Palacio, R. J.

              • RRP: $23.00
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              Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-years-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But Auggie is far from ordinary. Ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared ...at wherever they go.
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              ISBN 9780552565974
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2014
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              I Am Not Esther
               

              I Am Not Esther (Paperback, Re-issue)

              By Beale, Fleur

              • RRP: $19.99
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              When Kirby's mother tells her she is going away for two years, and is leaving her with relatives she's never heard of, it is every teenage girl's nightmare. These relatives are members of a closed religious sect. They have no television, radio, newspapers or mirrors and Kirby mus...t wear long, modest clothes and behave in a 'Godly' way, or else. They even give her a new biblical name, Esther. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.
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              ISBN 9781869799076
              Published NZ 2 Mar 2012
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Eat Your Heart Out: Love Stories from around the World
               

              Eat Your Heart Out: Love Stories from around the World (Hardback)

              By Mathias, Peta

              • RRP: $35.00
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              "Peta Mathias has encountered many a lovelorn tale on her gastronomic travels around the world. Searching further, she has unearthed more stories - the heart-warming and heart-rending, the passionate and poignant, the macabre and merry - and in these retellings brings them all to... life. With her characteristic wit and colour, she also dishes up many of the ingredients of love: intriguing courtship rituals, such as bundling and the apple slice dance; poetry penned by those with their own stories to tell; and, of course, romantic recipes, purported aphrodisiacs and alluring delicacies. Entertaining, hilarious and informative, this book is a smorgasbord of love"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143772927
              Published NZ 5 Nov 2019
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age General Audience
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              All the Way to Summer: Stories of love and longing
                

              All the Way to Summer: Stories of love and longing (Hardback)

              By Kidman, Fiona

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              • Pub Date
                3 Mar 20

              "Fiona Kidmans early stories about New Zealand womens experiences scandalised readers with their vivid depictions of the heartbreaks and joys of desire, illicit liaisons and unconventional love. Her writing made her a feminist icon in the early 1980s, and she has since continued ...to tell the realities of womens lives, her books resonating with many readers over the years and across the world. To mark her 80th birthday, this volume brings together a variety of her previously published stories as well as several that are new or previously uncollected; all moving, insightful and written with love. The final stories trace her own history of love, a memoir of significant people from childhood and beyond"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143773658
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Random House
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              The Parihaka Woman
                

              The Parihaka Woman (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ihimaera, Witi

              • RRP: $38.99
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              There has never been a New Zealand novel quite like The Parihaka Woman. Richly imaginative and original, weaving together fact and fiction, it sets the remarkable story of Erenora against the historical background of the turbulent and compelling events that occurred in Parihaka d...uring the 1870s and 1880s. Parihaka is the place Erenora calls home, a peaceful Taranaki settlement overcome by war and land confiscation. As her world is threatened, Erenora must find within herself the strength, courage and ingenuity to protect those whom she loves. And, like a Shakespearean heroine, she must change herself before she can take up her greatest challenge and save her exiled husband, Horitana. Surprising, inventive and deeply moving, The Parihaka Woman confirms Witi Ihimaera as one of New Zealand's finest and most memorable storytellers. Always surprising and inventive, THE PARIHAKA WOMAN reveals a working writer constantly extending his range and humanity, continuing his exploration into the history of New Zealand and working at its intersections with fiction. It affirms Ihimaera's place in New Zealand literature as one of our finest technicians and storytellers.
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              ISBN 9781869797294
              Published NZ 7 Oct 2011
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Puppy Zen: Eight Weeks To Train Your Pup and Create a Lifelong Bond
               

              Puppy Zen: Eight Weeks To Train Your Pup and Create a Lifelong Bond (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Vette, Mark

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              "A comprehensive guide to puppy training by Mark Vette, of Pound Pups to Dog Stars fame. Mark's first book Dog Zen had just 40 pages on puppies - this book goes into full detail about all ages and stages, and how to do the right thing at the right time. Following a quick look at ...the role of pups within the wolf pack, and how dogs evolved from wolves, this book gives a day-by-day, week-by-week guide to the fundamentals of training your puppy and building a happy lifelong bond between the two of you. Mark stresses the importance of the formative period (1-4 months) to instill good habits in your puppy, then shows you exactly how to do so and when to teach each skill. Includes chapters on choosing a puppy, forming a bond with your pup, training foundations (equipment and techniques), basic commands (like sit, heel and stay), what to train in which weeks of age, house training, socialisation, teaching them not to bite or indulge in continual barking, jumping up or other anti-social behaviours. It is a detailed and practical guide combining the latest cognitive science with modern, loving, training techniques. Illustrated with irresistible puppy photos (by renowned animal photographer Rachael McKenna), plus down-to-earth how-to shots of the training methods"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143774051
              Published NZ 5 Nov 2019
              Publisher Random House
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              Caging Skies
               

              Caging Skies (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Leunens, Christine

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              "Johannes is an avid member of the Hitler Youth. As the war rages on, he discovers his parents are hiding a Jewish girl called Elsa behind a false wall in their large house in Vienna. His initial horror turns to love and obsession. Both manipulating and manipulated, Johannes soon... finds he is the only one aware of Elsa's existence in the house, the only one responsible for her survival ... A film tie-in edition with new cover and abridged text"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143773580
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Random House
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              The Divorce Diaries
                

              The Divorce Diaries (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Quigley, Sarah

              • RRP: $38.00
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              • Pub Date
                31 Mar 20

              Funny, honest, confronting, wise, this is a compelling and bitter-sweet true story of breaking up and breaking through. 'I hear you're divorced?' a friend greets me. 'Congratulations!' The Divorce Diaries outlines the difficult and often heart-breaking process of leaving a marria...ge and beginning again. Sarah Quigley has garnered numerous accolades, including Column of the Year in the MPA Awards, for her magazine articles on the subject. Now she revisits the tumultuous months leading up to exiting her marriage - and the equally confusing emotions that follow. Living in a tiny rooftop apartment, surrounded by glossy millionaire neighbours. Overcoming grief, guilt and regret, while learning to enjoy being alone again. Taking the first tentative steps into a changed world of dating. Quigley shares both her darkest and most hilarious moments as a divorcee, all played out against the colourful bohemian backdrop of her adopted city, Berlin. Ultimately, this book traces rediscovering a belief in love.
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              ISBN 9780143772941
              Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Random House
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              Children Of The Dust

              Children Of The Dust (Paperback, New edition)

              By Lawrence, Louise

              • RRP: $19.99
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              The first bombs had fallen on Hamburg and Leningrad and a nuclear attack was imminent. Sarah and her family have to stay cooped up in a sealed kitchen for days, dreading the radioactive fall-out and the subsequent slow death, which seems preferable to surviving in a dead world. B...ut then, from out of the dust, comes new life and a new future.
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              ISBN 9780099433422
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2002
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Trash

              Trash (Paperback)

              By Mulligan, Andy

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              Raphael is a dumpsite boy. He spends his days wading through mountains of steaming trash, sifting it, sorting it, breathing it, sleeping next to it. Then one unlucky-lucky day, Raphael's world turns upside down. A small leather bag falls into his hands. It's a bag of clues. It's ...a bag of hope. It's a bag that will change everything.
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              ISBN 9781909531130
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2014
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 13+ years
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