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              The Road

              The Road (Paperback)

              By McCarthy, Cormac

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              Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

              ISBN 9781509870639
              Released NZ 12 Mar 2019
              Publisher Pan Macmillan
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Picador Classic
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              Boy Swallows Universe

              Boy Swallows Universe (Paperback)

              By Dalton, Trent

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              The bestselling novel that has taken Australia, and the world, by storm. 'Without exaggeration, the best Australian novel I have read in more than a decade ... A rollicking ride, rich in philosophy, wit, truth and pathos' Sydney Morning Herald Brisbane, 1983: A lost father, a mut...e brother, a mum in jail, a heroin dealer for a stepfather and a notorious crim for a babysitter. It's not as if Eli's life isn't complicated enough already. He's just trying to follow his heart, learning what it takes to be a good man, but life just keeps throwing obstacles in the way - not least of which is Tytus Broz, legendary Brisbane drug dealer. But Eli's life is about to get a whole lot more serious. He's about to fall in love. And, oh yeah, he has to break into Boggo Road Gaol on Christmas Day, to save his mum. A story of brotherhood, true love and the most unlikely of friendships, Boy Swallows Universe will be the most heartbreaking, joyous and exhilarating novel you will read all year - an instant Australian classic. 'Trent Dalton is the most extraordinary writer - a rare talent. A major new voice on the Australian literary scene has arrived.' Nikki Gemmell 'An astonishing achievement. Dalton is a breath of fresh air - raw, honest, funny, moving, he has created a novel of the most surprising and addictive nature. Unputdownable.' David Wenham 'I couldn't stop reading from the moment I started, and I still can barely speak for the beauty of it. Trent Dalton has done something very special here, writing with grace, from his own broken heart.' Caroline Overington 'Stunning. My favourite novel for decades. Left me devastated but looking to the heavens.' Tim Rogers
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              ISBN 9781460757765
              Published NZ 18 Mar 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Golden Child: Winner of the Desmond Elliot Prize 2019

              Golden Child: Winner of the Desmond Elliot Prize 2019 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Export - Airside ed)

              By Adam, Claire

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              Rural Trinidad: a brick house on stilts surrounded by bush; a family, quietly surviving, just trying to live a decent life IN A SOCIETY. Clyde, the father, works long, exhausting shifts at the petroleum plant in southern Trinidad; Joy, his wife, looks after the home. Their two so...ns, thirteen years old, wake early every morning to travel to the capital, Port of Spain, for school. They are twins but nothing alike: Paul has always been considered odd, while Peter is widely believed to be a genius, destined for greatness. When Paul goes walking in the bush one afternoon and doesn't come home, Clyde is forced to go looking for him, this child who has caused him endless trouble already, and whom he has never really understood. And as the hours turn to days, and Clyde begins to understand Paul's fate, his world shatters-leaving him faced with a decision no parent should ever have to make. Claire Adam's devastating first novel compassionately brings to life different ways of experiencing the world. Like the Trinidadian landscape itself, GOLDEN CHILD is both beautiful and unsettling; a resoundingly human story of aspiration, betrayal, and love.
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              ISBN 9780571339815
              Released NZ 4 Mar 2019
              Publisher Faber and Faber
              Interest Age General Audience
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              On the Brink
               

              On the Brink (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria; Illustrated by Fitzgibbon, Terry

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              As well as finding out how unique these animals are, you'll read what is harming them, and most importantly, what we can do to help them.

              ISBN 9781869665180
              Published NZ 18 Mar 2019
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
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              Lonely Asian Woman
               

              Lonely Asian Woman (Paperback)

              By Lam, Sharon

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              In the shallows of the internet Paula is pushed to a moment of profound realisation: she, too, is but a lonely Asian woman looking for fun. Lonely Asian Woman is a wildly sentimental book about a life populated by doubles and transient friends, whirrs of off-kilter bathroom fans ...and divinatory whiffs of chlorine.
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              ISBN 9780473470326
              Published NZ 16 Mar 2019
              Publisher LAWRENCE & GIBSON
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              Where the Forest Meets the Stars
               

              Where the Forest Meets the Stars (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Vanderah, Glendy

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              In this gorgeously stunning debut, a mysterious child teaches two strangers how to love and trust again. After the loss of her mother and her own battle with breast cancer, Joanna Teale returns to her graduate research on nesting birds in rural Illinois, determined to prove that ...her recent hardships have not broken her. She throws herself into her work from dusk to dawn, until her solitary routine is disrupted by the appearance of a mysterious child who shows up at her cabin barefoot and covered in bruises. The girl calls herself Ursa, and she claims to have been sent from the stars to witness five miracles. With concerns about the child's home situation, Jo reluctantly agrees to let her stay-just until she learns more about Ursa's past. Jo enlists the help of her reclusive neighbor, Gabriel Nash, to solve the mystery of the charming child. But the more time they spend together, the more questions they have. How does a young girl not only read but understand Shakespeare? Why do good things keep happening in her presence? And why aren't Jo and Gabe checking the missing children's website anymore? Though the three have formed an incredible bond, they know difficult choices must be made. As the summer nears an end and Ursa gets closer to her fifth miracle, her dangerous past closes in. When it finally catches up to them, all of their painful secrets will be forced into the open, and their fates will be left to the stars.
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              ISBN 9781503904910
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2019
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Liars #3: The Set-Up

              Liars #3: The Set-Up (Paperback)

              By Heath, Jack

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              Jarli is competing in a robot battle when he is approached by sinister government agents. They want him to use his lie-detector app at a conference to prove the defence minister is telling the truth. The minister may not be lying, but someone else is. When one of the delegates is... attacked, Jarli becomes the prime suspect. He cant even use the Truth App to prove his innocence, because someone has hacked it. Soon Jarli is on the run from the police, unable to trust anyone. Only one person could be behind this diabolical plan. Can Jarli stop Viper before its too late? The truth never stays buried for long...
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              ISBN 9781742993416
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2019
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Liars
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              Love on Location
               

              Love on Location (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Carter, Cassidy

              • RRP: $34.50
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              Maybe what they needed most was there all along...

              ISBN 9781947892422
              Released NZ 12 Mar 2019
              Publisher Hallmark Publishing
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              The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

              The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper (Hardback)

              By Rubenhold, Hallie

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              Five devastating human stories and a dark and moving portrait of Victorian London - the untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper. Now, in this devastating narrative of five lives, Rubenhold finally sets the record straight, revealing a world not just of Dickens and Que...en Victoria, but of poverty, homelessness and rampant misogyny.
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              ISBN 9780857524485
              Released NZ 7 Mar 2019
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
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              Illuminae: The Illuminae Files_01

              Illuminae: The Illuminae Files_01 (Paperback)

              By Kaufman, Amie; Kristoff, Jay

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              THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The year is 2575, and two rival mega-corporations are at war over a planet that's little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it. With enemy fire raining down on them, exes Ka...dy and Ezra - who are barely even talking to each other - are forced to fight their way onto the evacuating fleet, with an enemy warship in hot pursuit. But the warship is the least of their problems. A deadly plague has broken out and is mutating, with terrifying results. The fleet's AI, which should be protecting them, may actually be their enemy; and nobody in charge will say what the hell is going on. As Kady hacks into a tangled web of data to find the truth, it's clear only one person can help her bring it all to light: the ex-boyfriend she swore she'd never speak to again. Illuminae is the first book in a heart-stopping, high-octane trilogy about lives interrupted, the price of truth and the courage of everyday heroes.
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              ISBN 9781760875404
              Published NZ 4 Mar 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Illuminae
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