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              A Long Petal of the Sea

              A Long Petal of the Sea (Hardback)

              By Allende, Isabel

              • RRP: $36.99
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              That September 2, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles' splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe. Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life - and the fate of his country - forever change...d. Together with his sister-in-law, the pianist Roser Bruguera, he is forced out of his beloved Barcelona and into exile. When opportunity to seek refuge in Chile arises, they take it, boarding a ship chartered by the poet Pablo Neruda to the promised `long petal of sea and wine and snow' over the seas. There, they find themselves enmeshed in a rich web of characters who come together in love and tragedy over the course of four generations, destined to witness the battle between freedom and repression as it plays out across the world. A masterful work of historical fiction about hope, exile and belonging, A Long Petal of the Sea is Isabel Allende at the height of her powers.
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              ISBN 9781526615909
              Released NZ 21 Jan 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

              Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Paperback)

              By Rowling, J. K.

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              It's time to PASS THE MAGIC ON - with brand new children's editions of the classic and internationally bestselling series

              ISBN 9781408855652
              Released NZ 27 Aug 2014
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series My Holiday to...
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              There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom

              There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom (Paperback)

              By Sachar, Louis

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              The wonderfully funny and richly warm story by bestselling, award-winning author Louis Sachar.

              ISBN 9781408869109
              Released NZ 27 Jan 2016
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Such a Fun Age: 'The most provocative page-turner of 2020' - now a Sunday Times bestseller
               

              Such a Fun Age: 'The most provocative page-turner of 2020' - now a Sunday Times bestseller (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Reid, Kiley

              • RRP: $32.99
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              'Nothing short of brilliant. Kiley Reid is the writer we need now' CHLOE BENJAMIN, AUTHOR OF THE IMMORTALISTS What happens when you do the right thing for the wrong reason? Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living showing other women how to do the... same. A mother to two small girls, she started out as a blogger and has quickly built herself into a confidence-driven brand. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira Tucker, is confronted while watching the Chamberlains' toddler one night. Seeing a young black woman out late with a white child, a security guard at their local high-end supermarket accuses Emira of kidnapping two-year old Briar. A small crowd gathers, a bystander films everything, and Emira is furious and humiliated. Alix resolves to make it right. But Emira herself is aimless, broke and wary of Alix's desire to help. At twenty-five, she is about to lose her health insurance and has no idea what to do with her life. When the video of Emira unearths someone from Alix's past, both women find themselves on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know about themselves, and each other. With empathy and piercing social commentary, Such a Fun Age explores the stickiness of transactional relationships, what it means to make someone `family', the complicated reality of being a grown-up and the consequences of doing the right thing for the wrong reason.
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              ISBN 9781526612151
              Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Holes

              Holes (Paperback)

              By Sachar, Louis

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              'This is a story of friendship with the cleverest of plot twists, and descriptions so vivid you can feel the heat of Stanley's desert prison burning off the page. A total must-read' The Times 'Totally absorbing and beautifully written' The Bookseller

              ISBN 9781408865231
              Released NZ 29 Jul 2015
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Such a Fun Age: 'The most provocative page-turner of 2020' - now a Sunday Times bestseller
               

              Such a Fun Age: 'The most provocative page-turner of 2020' - now a Sunday Times bestseller (Hardback)

              By Reid, Kiley

              • RRP: $42.99
              • $34.39
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              • Internationally sourced

              'Nothing short of brilliant. Kiley Reid is the writer we need now' CHLOE BENJAMIN, AUTHOR OF THE IMMORTALISTS What happens when you do the right thing for the wrong reason? Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living showing other women how to do the... same. A mother to two small girls, she started out as a blogger and has quickly built herself into a confidence-driven brand. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira Tucker, is confronted while watching the Chamberlains' toddler one night. Seeing a young black woman out late with a white child, a security guard at their local high-end supermarket accuses Emira of kidnapping two-year old Briar. A small crowd gathers, a bystander films everything, and Emira is furious and humiliated. Alix resolves to make it right. But Emira herself is aimless, broke and wary of Alix's desire to help. At twenty-five, she is about to lose her health insurance and has no idea what to do with her life. When the video of Emira unearths someone from Alix's past, both women find themselves on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know about themselves, and each other. With empathy and piercing social commentary, Such a Fun Age explores the stickiness of transactional relationships, what it means to make someone `family', the complicated reality of being a grown-up and the consequences of doing the right thing for the wrong reason.
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              ISBN 9781526612144
              Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
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              House of Trelawney
               

              House of Trelawney (Hardback)

              By Rothschild, Hannah

              • RRP: $42.99
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              • Pub Date
                18 Feb 20

              The seat of the Trelawney family for over 700 years, Trelawney Castle was once the jewel of the Cornish coast. Each successive Earl spent with abandon, adding and extending, turning the house and grounds into a sprawling, extravagant palimpsest of wings, turrets and follies. But ...as the centuries passed the Earls of Trelawney, their senses and ambition dulled by generations of pampered living, failed to develop other skills. Now in 2008 the house - its paintings and furniture sold off to pay death duties, its grounds diminished, the gardens choked with weeds - has begun to resemble its owners: faded, crumbling, and out-of-date. A relic. A remnant. A folly. Jane, the dowdy, unhappy wife of the current Earl, Kitto, scraping a life for her children and in-laws in a few draughty rooms of the big house, is trapped by Trelawney Castle; and Blaze, Kitto's sister, making a killing in the City - and a complete turkey of her personal life - is exiled from it. Long-estranged, the two women are brought back together when a letter arrives; and soon after it, an unwelcome young guest. Grudgingly reunited by this strange turn of events, Blaze and Jane must band together to take charge of their new charge - and save the house of Trelawney. With formidable sharpness, delicious irreverence and a very wicked wit, House of Trelawney is a glorious send-up of recession Britain and its carnival of bastard bankers, down-at-heel toffs, reality TV gawkers and clipboard-wielding local planning authorities; an eccentric and radiant gem of a satire that asks how we are connected, what we owe to one another, and how to carry on existing in a world which has outgrown us.
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              ISBN 9781526600608
              Released NZ 18 Feb 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              This Is Happiness
               

              This Is Happiness (Hardback)

              By Williams, Niall

              • RRP: $54.99
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              • Internationally sourced

              Change is coming to Faha, a small Irish parish that hasn't changed in a thousand years. For one thing, the rain is stopping. Nobody remembers when it started; rain on the western seaboard is a condition of living. But now - just as Father Coffey proclaims the coming of the electr...icity - the rain clouds are lifting. Seventeen-year-old Noel Crowe is idling in the unexpected sunshine when Christy makes his first entrance into Faha, bringing secrets he needs to atone for. Though he can't explain it, Noel knows right then: something has changed. As the people of Faha anticipate the endlessly procrastinated advent of the electricity, and Noel navigates his own coming-of-age and his fallings in and out of love, Christy's past gradually comes to light, casting a new glow on a small world. Harking back to a simpler time, This is Happiness is a tender portrait of a community - its idiosyncrasies and traditions, its paradoxes and kindnesses, its failures and triumphs - and a coming-of-age tale like no other. Luminous and lyrical, yet anchored by deep-running roots into the earthy and everyday, it is about the power of stories: their invisible currents that run through all we do, writing and rewriting us, and the transforming light that they throw onto our world.
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              ISBN 9781526609335
              Released NZ 3 Dec 2019
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Explorer
               

              The Explorer (Paperback)

              By Rundell, Katherine; Illustrated by Horn, Hannah

              • RRP: $25.99
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              • Internationally sourced

              From his seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass by below him. He has always dreamed of becoming an explorer, of making history and of reading his name amongst the lists of great discoveries. If only he could land and look about him. As... the plane crashes into the canopy, Fred is suddenly left without a choice. He and the three other children may be alive, but the jungle is a vast, untamed place. With no hope of rescue, the chance of getting home feels impossibly small. Except, it seems, someone has been there before them ...
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              ISBN 9781408882191
              Released NZ 1 Jul 2018
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age Children
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              Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Illustrated Edition

              Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Illustrated Edition (Hardback)

              By Rowling, J. K.; Illustrated by Kay, Jim

              • RRP: $74.99
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              An extraordinary creative achievement by two extraordinary talents, Jim Kay's inspired reimagining of J.K. Rowling's classic series has captured a devoted following worldwide. This stunning new fully illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire brings more breathtak...ing scenes and unforgettable characters to life - including Cedric Diggory, Fleur Delacour and Mad-Eye Moody. With paint, pencil and pixels, Kay conjures the wizarding world as we have never seen it before. Fizzing with magic and brimming with humour, this full-colour edition will captivate fans and new readers alike as Harry, now in his fourth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, finds himself competing in the legendary Triwizard Tournament and facing death-defying tasks, dragons and Dark wizards ...
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              ISBN 9781408845677
              Released NZ 8 Oct 2019
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age Children
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