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              The Jacaranda House
                

              The Jacaranda House (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Challinor, Deborah

              • RRP: $36.99
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              • Pub Date
                5 Aug 20

              Bestselling author Deborah Challinor returns with a spellbinding novel about a woman living in Sydney's notorious King's Cross in 1964. Polly Manaia is living in Sydney's notorious Kings Cross, working as an exotic dancer. She's desperate to bring her young daughter to live with ...her, but beneath her brash confidence lie dark secrets which threaten to drag her under. Gina is excited to live with her mum again. She's mature for an eleven-year-old, but can this young girl cope with Polly's demons? Rhoda and Star, transgender performers and Polly's flatmates, bring stability to Polly and Gina's lives. Yet this unlikely little family will find themselves threatened in more ways than one. The Jacaranda House is a fascinating portrayal of a shifting society and a beautiful portrait of motherhood and identity. 'Australia's answer to Philippa Gregory' Brisbane Times 'A meticulously researched and compellingly readable story injected with heart and humour, From the Ashes is perfect for fans of Fiona McIntosh and Kate Furnivall. A five-star read' Better Reading
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              ISBN 9781775541639
              Published NZ 5 Aug 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The Restless Years
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              Tiny Pieces of Us
                

              Tiny Pieces of Us (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pellegrino, Nicky

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              • Pub Date
                30 Jun 20

              My heart is less than 1% of my body, it weighs hardly anything; it's only a tiny piece of me, yet it's the part Helen finds most interesting. . .Once it was inside her body, a tiny piece of the son she gave birth to. Now her boy is gone and his heart is keeping me alive. Born wit...h a heart defect, Vivienne Clark's life was saved by a transplant. Now a journalist, she doesn't allow herself to think about the donor, the boy who died so she could live; she can't bear to. Then she meets his mother, Helen, who wants something in return for Vivi's second-heart heart: her help to find all the other people who have tiny pieces of her son. She needs to meet them, to speak to them, in order to make sense of her own loss - to be sure that they deserve the precious gifts they were given. Reluctantly drawn into Helen's mission, Vivi agrees to trace the other recipients. One by one she brings together a small group of strangers, united by a single experience. As their lives begin to intertwine - growing close, becoming friends, enemies, even lovers - Vivi finds herself at the centre of a new kind of family, a tiny little piece of a whole. And through the fresh joys, and deep sadness, which all their stories bring, Vivi discovers that she might just be braver than she ever imagined...
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              ISBN 9781869713850
              Published NZ 30 Jun 2020
              Publisher Hachette
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Husna'S Story: My Wife, the Christchurch Massacre & My Journey to Forgiveness
               

              Husna'S Story: My Wife, the Christchurch Massacre & My Journey to Forgiveness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ahmed, Farid

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              Husna's Story is written by Husna's husband Farid Ahmed. They were praying at El Noor Mosque in Christchurch when a gunman burst in and shot and killed 51 people and injured many others in a terrorist attack. This book tells Husna's story, describing the day of the attack - in al...l of its normal, mundane detail up until the tragedy, and then the horrendous tragedy of what followed. Interwoven with this is the story of Husna's life, telling of the selflessness and bravery with which she lived her life. As well as looking after her paraplegic husband, Husna was an important member of the community, helping women when they were giving birth, running classes for children and helping many others. Her last selfless act was going back into the mosque to look for her husband on that fateful day. She had already led the other women and children to safety. Tragically she was shot. Husna's husband, Farid Ahmed, quite incredibly, forgives the alleged killer. His remarkable philosophy of forgiveness, peace and love is an example of how religion and faith, through personal application, can be a tool for navigating the most horrific of tragedies.
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              ISBN 9781988547480
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
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              Hello! Kia Ora! Welcome New Friend!
                 

              Hello! Kia Ora! Welcome New Friend! (Paperback)

              By Weston, Rachel; Illustrated by Hinde, Deborah

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              A beautifully illustrated book that models a kind and caring attitude to welcoming new children into their play and learning environment taught by their teacher Miss Riggs. Ruby goes from feeling like an outsider, to feeling like she belongs to her new kindergarten family

              ISBN 9780473497866
              Published NZ 3 Feb 2020
              Publisher Weston Books
              Interest Age General Audience
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              A Trio of Sophies
               

              A Trio of Sophies (Paperback)

              By Merriman, Eileen

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              "A missing girl, a secret diary and unsettling revelations. Today is the first of September, the first day of spring, and its been sixty-four days since I last saw Sophie Abercrombie. It's been sixty-four days since anyone saw Sophie Abercrombie. The prettiest Sophie. The missing... Sophie. As Sophie MacKenzie, Mac, confides to her diary, she last saw Sophie Abercrombie kissing James Bacon, their English teacher. Mac has passed this on to the police, but there is plenty she knows about James Bacon that she has kept to herself. She hasnt even told Twiggy, the third Sophie in their once tight-knit threesome. The Trio of Sophies is no more"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143774082
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Jacinda Ardern: A New Kind of Leader
               

              Jacinda Ardern: A New Kind of Leader (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Chapman, Madeleine

              • RRP: $40.00
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              Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern is a leader for a new generation, one tired of inertia in the face of pressing issues such as climate change, immigration and the rise of far-right terrorism. Ardern was catapulted onto the international stage with her grace and compas...sion following the Christchurch mosque shooting. Oprah Winfrey invited us to 'channel our inner Jacindas' as praise for Ardern flooded headlines and social media. The world's youngest female head of government, and only the second elected world leader to give birth while in office, Ardern describes herself as a progressive and a social democrat. In this revealing biography, journalist Madeleine Chapman discovers the woman behind the headlines. Politically engaged from an early age, Ardern has encountered her fair share of sexism, but rather than let that harden her she advocates 'rising above' critics. In her first press conference, she announced an election campaign of 'relentless positivity'. The tactic was a resounding success- donations poured in and Labour rebounded in the polls. But can Ardern live up to her promise? What does her new style of leadership look like in practice? And what can we learn from the world's reaction to this inspiring leader?
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              ISBN 9781760641818
              Published NZ 30 Mar 2020
              Publisher Black Inc
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              A Natural Year: Living Simply Through the Seasons
               

              A Natural Year: Living Simply Through the Seasons (Paperback)

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              A Natural Year follows writer Wendyl Nissen's life in the peaceful New Zealand countryside over one year. It's the story of what happens in her garden, her kitchen and her life over twelve months, and the thoughts inspired by each passing season. She writes about the freedom that... she has found in ageing and the joy that comes along with it. She addresses her depression, anxiety and the mental well-being she's gained from her back-to-basics lifestyle and the practical things she does to live in a sustainable, natural way. With photographs taken at her home in Northland, Wendyl shares 100 new recipes, including how to make yeast from grapes, yoghurt using chilli stalks and many others she has discovered. In a world which can be full of stress and confusion, A Natural Year is a guide to a simpler, less complicated life.
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              ISBN 9781988547312
              Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
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              Aue
               

              Aue (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Manawatu, Becky

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              Here is a novel that is both raw and sublime, a compelling new voice in New Zealand fiction. Haere mai, Becky Manawatu.

              ISBN 9780995111028
              Published NZ 6 Sep 2019
              Publisher Makaro Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Book of Overthinking: How to Stop the Cycle of Worry
               

              The Book of Overthinking: How to Stop the Cycle of Worry (Paperback)

              By Smith, Gwendoline

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              The word overthinking is often used these days instead of 'worrying'. It's also known as ruminating and it's a form of anxiety - statistics show that about one in five people suffer from it. Psychologist Gwendoline Smith uses her broad scientific knowledge and experience to expla...in in clear and simple language the concepts of positive and negative overthinking, the myths of worry and the What If Cycle. She helps you understand what's going on in your head, using lots of examples and anecdotes, and she offers powerful strategies to help you overcome these issues. Based on Cognitive Behavioural Theory, this book will help you in all the key areas of relationships, work and money.
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              ISBN 9781988547374
              Published NZ 4 Feb 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Shakti
               

              Shakti (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Chakraborti, Rajorshi

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              A feminist superhero epic, Shakti is a story packed with magic, darkness, pain, dreams, superpowers, laughter and light. Your Power. Our Rules. Amid a political climate of right-wing, Hindu nationalist leadership, three very different women in the city of Calcutta, India, find th...emselves gifted with magical powers that match their wildest dreams. There is just one catch- the gifts come with a Faustian price. With unforgettable heroines and at an irresistible pace, Shakti unfolds a world of as much courage as there is darkness, and a journey across a country in the throes of profound transformation, bringing to light the incredible secrets, longings, wounds and strengths of many human hearts. 'He revels in the kind of noir-ish realism which works brilliantly for a Murakami or an Auster, while sharing their predilection for the surreal . . . Since his dazzling debut, Chakraborti has embarked on one of the most interesting career trajectories seen in recent times.' - The Sunday Guardian, India. 'Chakraborti possesses the gift of good storytelling.' - The Telegraph, India.
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              ISBN 9780143773894
              Published NZ 18 Feb 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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