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  • The Maidens

    The instant Sunday Times bestseller from the author of The Silent Patient

    We all keep secrets. Even from ourselves.'A thrilling, heart-in-throat ride' STEPHEN FRY'An absolute jaw-dropper' LUCY FOLEY'Elegant, sinister, stylish' CHRIS WHITAKER'Grips from start to finish' HARRIET TYCE* * * * *From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Patient comes a spellbinding tale of psyc... ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Sweet Sweet Revenge Ltd.

    The brand-new adventure from the beloved author of The Hundred Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared.Victor Alderheim has a lot to answer for. Not only has he heartlessly tricked his young ex-wife, Jenny, out of her art gallery inheritance, but he has also abandoned his son, Kevin, to die in the middle of the Kenyan savanna.It doesn’t occur to Victor that Kevin might be ... 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

  • The Stepmother

    An emotional and suspenseful novel packed with family secrets

    by Ros Carne ...
    One guilty secret will tear her life apart...After a series of heart-breaking miscarriages, Kate's marriage is hanging by a thread. When her husband Michael tells her he has shocking news, at first, she thinks the worst - he's been having an affair. It would explain why he's been so distant. Instead, he reveals that the daughter he abandoned twenty years ago is coming to stay.Kate is blindsided by ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • A Man Called Ove

    The life-affirming bestseller that will brighten your day

    Translated by Henning Koch ...
    Perfect for fans of Gail Honeyman's Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine; Ruth Hogan's The Keeper of Lost Things and Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Project, A Man Called Ove is one of the best-loved and most life-affirming novels of the decade.This multi-million-copy phenomenon is a funny, moving, uplifting tale of love and community that will leave you with a spring in your step.'Warm, funny, and almo ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Disappearing Act: The Impossible Case of MH370

    ‘People often say that non-fiction books read like fast-moving thrillers, but this one genuinely does… This is a splendid book – and highly recommended.’ Daily MailA remarkable piece of investigative journalism into one of the most pervasive and troubling mysteries of recent memory.01:20am, 8 March 2014.Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, carrying 239 passengers, disappeared into the night, never to be ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Hummingbird Salamander

    ’Frankly superb. This pummelling eco-thriller camouflages the true ‘understory’ of societal collapse, and glows in the dark with original thinking’ David Mitchell, author of Utopia AvenueA speculative thriller about the end of all things, set in the Pacific Northwest. A harrowing descent into a secret world.Security consultant and former wrestler 'Jane Smith' receives an envelope with a key to a ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Think Like a Monk: The secret of how to harness the power of positivity and be happy now

    by Jay Shetty ...
    The Sunday Times Number One BestsellerJay Shetty, social media superstar and host of the #1 podcast ‘On Purpose’, distils the timeless wisdom he learned as a practising monk into practical steps anyone can take every day to live a less anxious, more meaningful life.Over the past three years, Jay Shetty has become a favourite in the hearts and minds of millions of people worldwide. One of his clips ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • This Is Your Mind On Plants

    Opium—Caffeine—Mescaline

    'It's a trip - engrossing, eye-opening, mind altering' New Statesman**'Fascinating. Pollan is the perfect guide ... curious, careful, open minded' The GuardianFrom the international bestselling author of How to Change Your Mind** comes a ground-breaking exploration of our relationship with natural drugsOf all the many things humans rely on plants for, surely the most curious is our use of them to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Stalking Claremont

    Inside the hunt for a serial killer

    One young woman missing, two found murdered -- the gripping true story of Australia's longest-running homicide investigationIn the early hours of January 27, 1996, after an evening spent celebrating at Club Bayview in the Perth suburb of Claremont, 18-year-old Sarah Spiers called a taxi to nearby Mosman Park. But when the cab arrived, she'd already gone.Sarah was never seen again.Four months later ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Three Women

    THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

    by Lisa Taddeo ...
    The International No. 1 Bestseller'Cuts to the heart of who we are' Sunday Times'A book that begs discussion' Vanity FairAll Lina wanted was to be desired. How did she end up in a marriage with two children and a husband who wouldn't touch her?All Maggie wanted was to be understood. How did she end up in a relationship with her teacher and then in court, a hated pariah in her small town?... ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Christians

    The urgent case for Jesus in our world

    by Greg Sheridan ...
    Vividly written, compellingly argued, [Christians] will captivate believers and non-believers alike ... Jesus jumps from the pages of this book.' Richard Glover, ABC broadcaster'You feel like you have met Jesus. I wholeheartedly endorse this book as a must read.' Russell Evans, Senior Pastor, Planetshakers International Church'Greg Sheridan cuts through the thicket of scholars and skeptics to ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

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  • Magma

    ‘A compulsive and propulsive debut’ - Lily King‘A luminous and poetic novel . . . [Hjörleifsdóttir] has created a whole new landscape for storytelling’ - John FreemanTwenty-year-old Lilja is in love.He is older and beautiful, a Derrida-quoting intellectual.He is also a serial cheater, gaslighter and narcissist.Lilja will do anything to hold on to him.And so she accepts his deceptions and endures ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

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  • Nomadland

    ACADEMY AWARD WINNER: Best Picture, Best Director & Best Actress

    ACADEMY AWARD WINNER: Best Picture, Best Director & Best ActressStarring Oscar winner Frances McDormand & directed by Chloé Zhao‘Sublimely written’ Sunday Times‘Scorching, beautifully written, vivid, disturbing (and occasionally wryly funny)’ Rebecca SolnitNomadland tells a revelatory tale of the dark underbelly of the American economy – one which foreshadows the precariou... ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • All The Little Things

    A tense and gripping thriller with an unforgettable ending

    by Sarah Lawton ...
    Never trust anyone. Never trust yourself.Rachel has made poor decisions in the past, but she has always tried her best for her daughter. When Vivian needed a fresh start, Rachel didn’t hesitate to move them far from London. She just wishes she could shake the nagging doubt that Vivian is hiding something.Vivian isn’t like other teenagers. On the surface she seems the same as her friends, but she ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Fatal Shore

    by Robert Hughes ...
    An award-winning epic on the birth of AustraliaIn 1787, the twenty-eighth year of the reign of King George III, the British Government sent a fleet to colonise Australia.Documenting the brutal transportation of men, women and children out of Georgian Britain into a horrific penal system which was to be the precursor to the Gulag and was the origin of Australia, The Fatal Shore is the definitive, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Mother Wound

    by Amani Haydar ...
    'A magnificent and devastating work of art. There is a raging anger here, and a deep sorrow, but at the core Haydar gives us truths about love. This is one of the most important books I've ever read.' Bri Lee'I am from a family of strong women.'Amani Haydar suffered the unimaginable when she lost her mother in a brutal act of domestic violence perpetrated by her father. Five months pregnant at the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Ghost Fields

    The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 7

    series The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries #7
    A bullet-ridden body is unearthed from a buried WW2 plane - but the body isn't from WW2. Dr Ruth Galloway, forensic archaeologist, must discover who the victim was, and who put him there.'An almost gothic plot, involving family feuds and a crumbling stately home . . . one of the most vivid novels in a delightful series' Sunday TimesWhen DCI Harry Nelson calls Ruth Galloway in to investigate a body ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Enid Blyton

    The Biography

    Enid Blyton is known throughout the world for her imaginative children's books and her enduring characters such as Noddy and the Famous Five. She is one of the most borrowed authors from British libraries and still holds a fascination for readers old and young alike. Yet until 1974, when Barbara Stoney first published her official biography, little was known about this most private author, even by ... Read more

    $4.26 AUD

  • Total Survival

    How to Organize Your Life, Home, Vehicle, and Family for Natural Disasters, Civil Unrest, Financial Meltdowns, Medical Epidemics, and Political Upheaval

    Knowing that no survival book can cover every conceivable aspect of surviving in every conceivable situation, in Total Survival, veteran survivalist James C. Jones delivers tips that cover the most likely needs of readers and for which there is useful and practical instruction. His goal is to share a variety of practical survival skills, principles, and ideas in an easy-to read format that will ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Trivial Grievances

    On the contradictions, myths and misery of your 30s

    by Bridie Jabour ...
    An oddly optimistic, witty and insightful generation-defining book for a lost generation, the miserable Millennials, from Bridie Jabour, opinion editor at Guardian AustraliaIn 2019, Bridie Jabour wrote a piece for the Guardian about the malaise of millennials and how the painful, protracted end of their adolescence is finally hitting home. They're looking at their lives and thinking: 'Is this it? ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Orange Is the New Black

    My Time in a Women's Prison

    by Piper Kerman ...
    With her career, live-in boyfriend and loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the rebellious young woman who got mixed up with drug runners and delivered a suitcase of drug money to Europe over a decade ago. But when she least expects it, her reckless past catches up with her; convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at an infamous women's prison in Connecticut, Piper becomes inmate #11187 ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Family Secrets at Hedgehog Hollow

    A heartwarming, uplifting story from Jessica Redland

    series Hedgehog Hollow #3
    Every family has its secrets, and at Hedgehog Hollow there is no exception...It was always Samantha's dream to run her beautiful rescue centre, Hedgehog Hollow, full-time. But just as her wish comes true, she becomes a victim of her own kindness when she finds herself with a house full of guests - all with their own problems and secrets - looking to her for support.When her self-absorbed cousin, ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Toxic

    The Rotting Underbelly of the Tasmania Salmon Industry

    In a triumph of marketing, the Tasmanian salmon industry has for decades succeeded in presenting itself as world’s best practice and its product as healthy and clean, grown in environmentally pristine conditions. What could be more appealing than the idea of Atlantic salmon sustainably harvested in some of the world’s purest waters?But what are we eating when we eat Tasmanian salmon?Richard ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD