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  • The Girl at the Back of the Bus

    An absolutely heart-wrenching historical novel

    For readers of The Help, Orphan Train and Before We Were Yours comes a heartbreaking and inspirational novel about redemption, family secrets and the spirit of survival found at the hardest time.Montgomery, Alabama 1955 On a cold December evening, Mattie Banks packs a suitcase and leaves her family home. Sixteen years old and pregnant, she has already made the mistake that will ruin her life and ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Help

    ***The phenomenal international bestseller that inspired the Oscar-nominated film***Enter a vanished and unjust world: Jackson, Mississippi, 1962. Where black maids raise white children, but aren't trusted not to steal the silver . . .There's Aibileen, raising her seventeenth white child and nursing the hurt caused by her own son's tragic death; Minny, whose cooking is nearly as sassy as her ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Vanishing Half

    Shortlisted for the Women's Prize 2021

    by Brit Bennett ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP BESTSELLER#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERSHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZELONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE'An utterly mesmerising novel..I absolutely loved this book' Bernardine Evaristo, winner of the Booker Prize 2019'Epic' Kiley Reid, O, The Oprah MagazineThe Vignes twin sisters will always be iden... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Lord of the Masquerade

    Regency Historical Romance

    by Erica Ridley ...
    series Rogues to Riches #7
    A fun, fast-paced interracial romance full of banter, scandal, and devastating secrets, from a New York Times bestselling author:Entrepreneur Miss Unity Thorne helped two different men amass their fortunes—only to end up on the street. She’s scraping by at the theatre, but this isn’t the show she plans to star in. The next fortune Unity builds will be hers alone. Her masquerade-themed assembly ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • The Secret Life of Bees

    The stunning multi-million bestselling novel about a young girl's journey; poignant, uplifting and unforgettable

    by Sue Monk Kidd ...
    DON'T MISS THE EXTRAORDINARY NEW NOVEL FROM SUE MONK KIDD, THE BOOK OF LONGINGS - PUBLISHED ON 21ST APRIL 2020, AND AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER NOWThe Secret Life of Bees: The multi-million-copy bestselling novel ab**out a young girl's journey towards healing and the transforming power of love, from the award-winning author of The Invention of Wings****.**Lily has grown up believing she accidentally ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Americanah

    ‘A delicious, important novel’ The Times‘Alert, alive and gripping’ Independent‘Some novels tell a great story and others make you change the way you look at the world. Americanah does both.’ GuardianAs teenagers in Lagos, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is under military dictatorship, and people are fleeing the country if they can. The self-assured Ifemelu departs ... ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Mothers

    the New York Times bestseller

    by Brit Bennett ...
    series The Books of Babel
    From the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Vanishing Half.The Mothers is a dazzling debut about young love, a big secret in a small community and the moments that haunt us most.All good secrets have a taste before you tell them, and if we'd taken a moment to swish this one around our mouths, we might have noticed the sourness of an unripe secret, plucked too soon, stolen and passed around ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Such a Fun Age

    'The book of the year' Independent

    by Kiley Reid ...
    'A new literary star' The TimesThe instant Sunday Times and New York Times bestsellerLonglisted for the 2020 Booker PrizeA Times, Guardian, Sunday Times, Telegraph, Mail on Sunday, Red, Good Housekeepingand Cosmopolitan Book of the YearWhen Emira is apprehended at a supermarket for 'kidnapping' the white child she... ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Defying Gravity: An Interracial Romance Novel

    Shattered Cove Series Book 3

    by A. M. Kusi ...
    series Shattered Cove Series #3
    "Relevant, emotional, and heartfelt. I know I'll be thinking about this story long after the last page." - Aleatha Romig, New York Times Bestselling Author.A Black nurse with a teenager to raise. A white cop hiding a tender heart. Do they have what it takes to indulge their forbidden passion?Caregiver Belle Jones always puts her own needs last on the list. As a busy nurse and sole provider for her ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Between

    A Novel

    “An extraordinary work of humane imagination . . . call it magic realism with soul.”—Locus“Finely honed . . . always engages and frequently surprises.”—New York Times Book ReviewA man risks his soul and his sanity to save his family from malevolent forces in this brilliant novel of horror and the supernatural from the award-winning pioneer of speculative fiction and author of the classicMy Soul... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Girl, Woman, Other

    WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019

    Catch up on the literary sensation of the year with Booker Prize-winning Girl, Woman, Other**BRITISH BOOK AWARDS AUTHOR & FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020THE SUNDAY TIMES 1# BESTSELLER'The most absorbing book I read all year.' Roxane Gay____________________________**This is Britain as you've never read it.This is Britain as it has never been told.From Newcastle to Cornwall, from the birth... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Harlem Shuffle

    from the author of The Underground Railroad

    FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD (Now a major Amazon Prime TV show)*'*Ray Carney was only slightly bent when it came to being crooked...'To his customers and neighbors on 125th street, Carney is an upstanding salesman of reasonably-priced furniture, making a life for himself and his family. He and his wife Elizabeth are expecting their second child, and if her parents on Striver's Row ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Working for Her Dad's Best Friend

    Her Dad's Best Friend, #1

    by Alyse Zaftig ...
    series Her Dad's Best Friend #1
    I want to bend her over my desk and make her scream, but I shouldn’t.LINCOLNI want my secretary. Those tight skirts she wears leave little to the imagination. I can see every luscious curve. She has the face of an angel and curves that could tempt a choirboy into sinning.CAMILLAI have a crush on my boss, who happens to be best friends with my dad. He’s stern and bossy, with a handful of silver ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Zami

    A New Spelling of my Name

    by Audre Lorde ...
    series Penguin Modern Classics
    One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World'If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten aliveA little black girl opens her eyes in 1930s Harlem, weak and half-blind. On she stumbles - through teenage pain and loneliness, but then to happiness in friendship, work and sex, from Washington Heights to Mexico, always changing, always ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois

    AN OPRAH BOOK CLUB SELECTION'The kind of book that comes around only once a decade…Simply magnificent' Washington Post‘Quite simply the best book that I have read in a very, very long time’ New York Times‘As brilliant as it is necessary, as intimate as it is expansive’ ANGIE THOMAS, author of The Hate U GiveA breathtaking and ambitious debut novel that chronicles the journe... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Underground Railroad

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2017

    WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2017WINNER OF THE ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD 2017LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER 2016AMAZON.COM #1 BOOK OF THE YEAR 2016#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR'Whitehead is on a roll: the reviews have been sublime' ... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Upstaged Coroner

    series Fenway Stevenson Mysteries #4
    The local university’s Shakespeare troupe already had plenty of drama. Then their manager was murdered.The morning after the coroner election, Fenway Stevenson finds herself in the middle of another emotionally charged case. The manager of a renowned Shakespeare group is killed—and there’s no shortage of suspects. Uncovering secret affairs and ties to a deep conspiracy, she gets stonewalled by ... Read more

    $6.49 AUD

  • The Nickel Boys

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2020

    WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION 2020Winner of the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction 2020Time #1 Novel of the Year 2019________________________________________________________________________Author of The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of A... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Party of Two

    This opposites-attract rom-com from the author of The Proposal is 'an utter delight' (Red)!

    Reese Witherspoon, Oprah and Roxane Gay LOVE her! Readers love her!Have you discovered New York Times bestseller and Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick Jasmine Guillory yet?'The queen of contemporary romance' OprahMag.comJoin the Party of Two fans!'Funny, romantic, real. All the feels' 5* reader review'[A] Must-have for anyone who lik... ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The Seaside Café

    series The Book Club #1
    Set on breathtaking Coates Island, off the coast of North Carolina, bestselling author Rochelle Alers’ new series debut brings together three book-loving women whose summer will offer a chance to rewrite theirown stories . . .For three decades, the Seaside Café has served delicious meals to locals and island tourists alike. Kayana Johnson has moved home to help her brother run the café—and to ... Read more

    $16.05 AUD

  • We Are Not Like Them

    THE MOST IMPORTANT NOVEL YOU’LL READ THIS YEAR‘Harrowing and heartening in equal measure, this book is a breathtaking tale of racial fissures, fury and friendship’ David Lammy, MP and author of Tribes‘A powerful story about friendship, race, love, forgiveness, and justice – and the stunning ways they intersect…Empathetic, riveting, and authentic’ Laura Dave, bestselling author of The Last Thing He ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Antonio and Sabrina Struck In Love Boxset 1-4

    Dark Mafia Romance, Interracial romance

    series Antonio and Sabrina Struck In Love Series Boxset 1-4
    ****Antonio and Sabrina Struck In Love Boxset****Book 1. One moment is all it took to ignite a love affair neither would soon forget.Nothing and no one could tear Antonio and Sabrina apart, no matter how hard they tried. Ex-lovers, angry family members, jealous rivalstried and failed. But they're not the only threats to this match made in passion. Antonio has secrets - secrets that could force ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Never List

    by DL White ...
    Laughter is guaranteed with this romantic comedy spiced with relatable characters and witty dialogue. Single and successful Esme Whitaker has a list of things she's never done but wants to accomplish before her next birthday – the big 4-0. On that list, surprisingly, is to have sex. Too bad the man she'd love to test those waters with, tall and heroic Trey Pettigrew, is also the guy who rubs her ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Cat and Mouse

    series Alex Cross #4
    Just as Alex Cross is beginning to feel that life is good and he is finally coming out of the depression he's been in since the death of his wife, he is called to Union Station train terminal - a man is on the loose, firing at random into the swarming crowds of travellers. Psychopath Gary Soneji seems determined to go down in a blaze of glory, and he wants Alex Cross to be there. Will this be the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD