Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

'A wonderfully hope-filled story' Sarah Haywood, bestselling author of The Cactus A single father gets an unexpected second chance at love in the heart-warming new novel from the bestselling author of The Library of Lost and Found. Single dad Mitchell Fisher has said a firm goodbye to r... read more

Phaedra Patrick Book 4

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 Fiction Contemporary

Awards:     

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Spark of Light returns with a thought-provoking and otherworldly new novel about the fates that we choose for ourselves and what happens when we have the chance to choose again.
Dawn Edelstein knows e... read more

The Book of Two Ways

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 Fiction Contemporary

'What a great novel, its language and storytelling so light but also raw and lyrical. A tremendous writer. Read this book' ADRIAAN VAN DIS. Alan Nolan discovers his father's memoirs and learns the truth about the violent man he despised. In this u... read more

The Interpreter from Java

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

A compelling love story about facing one's demons, self-medication and finding the strength to carry on, even when it seems that all is lost.
Almost qualified as an anaesthetic consultant, Rory McBride is adrift. Since a routine anaesthetic went h... read more

The Silence of Snow

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Reading Level:Adult
Awards:Winner Booker Prize 2020.  

Booker Prize Winner 2020.
It is 1981. Glasgow is dying and good families must grift to survive.
Agnes Bain has always expected more from life. She dreams of greater things: a house with its own front door and a life bought and paid for outright (li... read more

Shuggie Bain

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Reading Level:good
Awards:   

A universal story of love, friendship, and growing up.
At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other. He's popular and well-adjusted, star of the school football team, while she is lonely, proud, and intensely private.
But when Con... read more

Normal People

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 Fiction Contemporary

Awards:   

From the bestselling author of The Girl from Munich and Suitcase of Dreams comes an unforgettable tale of love, courage and betrayal inspired by a true story Berlin, 1943 As the Allied forces edge closer, the Third Reich tightens its grip on its people.... read more

Letters from Berlin

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Compelling new novel of stigma and secrecy from Sunday Times bestseller.
It is 1987 and a small Irish community is preparing for the wedding of two of its young inhabitants. They're barely adults, not so long out of school and still part of the same set ... read more

Home Stretch

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

The palm trees give the street a holiday atmosphere. There must be something in the soil they like. They have straight leaves that get a bit ragged, with split ends. At night you hear them rattling in the wind. The narrator of Dublin Palms has returned to Dublin to set up home with his partner He... read more

Dublin Palms

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Series:The Restless Years

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 d... read more

The Jacaranda House (The Restless Years #3)

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Awards:Australian Independent Bookseller Awards 2020 - Longlist (Fiction)    

The bestselling author of Boy Swallows Universe, Trent Dalton, returns with All Our Shimmering Skies - a glorious novel destined to become another Australian classic. Darwin, 1942, and as Japanese bombs rain overhead, motherless Molly Hook, the gra... read more

All Our Shimmering Skies

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

In this highly entertaining novel, Edith Wharton is variously reimagined- as a host in the afterlife, a historical figure in a modern novella, and as an elusive presence in the pages of her own writing. But when a lifelong secret is exposed, it's alm... read more

The Night of All Souls