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The Angry Woman's Choir

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The Angry Woman's Choir

Meg Bignell

Freycinet Barnes has built herself the perfect existence. With beautiful children, a successful husband and a well-ordered schedule, it's a life so full she simply doesn't fit.When she steps outside her calendar and is accidentally thrown into the generous bosom of the West Moonah Women's Choir, she finds music, laughter, friendship and a humming wellspring of rage.

Picture You Dead

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Picture You Dead

Peter James

Harry and Freya, an ordinary couple, dreamed for years of finding something priceless buried amongst the tat in a car boot sale. It was a dream they knew in their hearts would never come true - until the day it did... They buy the drab portrait for a few pounds, for its beautiful frame, planning to cut the painting out. Then studying it back at home there seems to be another picture beneath, of a stunning landscape. Could it be a long-lost masterpiece from 1770? If genuine, it could be worth millions.

How not to be a vampire slayer

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How not to be a vampire slayer

Katy Birchall

11-year-old Maggie Helsby is new at school and wishes she was better at fitting in. Having recently moved to the small countryside town of Goreway, with her parents, Maggie is looking forward to a fresh start. Obsessed with scary stories and horror films, Maggie is intrigued by their new house, left to them by a great uncle she never knew, and sitting right on the edge of the famously creepy Skeleton Woods. And within the Wood, Maggie uncovers Skeleton Manor, a run-down, derelict castle... that is really a vampire headquarters, concealed by vampiric enchantments. 

The 156-Storey Treehouse

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The 156-Storey Treehouse

Terry Denton

Andy and Terry are celebrating Christmas in their 156-storey treehouse which now has 13 new storeys, including an aquarium wonderland, a wishing well, a world record breaking level, a TV quiz show hosted by Quizzy the quizzical quizbot, a lost property office, a lost sausage office, a super-stinky stuff level and the amazing mind-reading.

The Dancing Unicorn

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The Dancing Unicorn

Sally Odgers and Adele Thomas (Illustrator)

When Olive tells Pearl and Tweet about some dancing ogres, Pearl imagines how wonderful it would be to dance. Before long, she is trying out her dance steps. But what happens when the mean and stinky gobble-uns join Pearl's dance party? Can Pearl and her friends outsmart them again?

Stinetinglers: All new stories by the master of…

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Stinetinglers: All new stories by the master of…

R.L Stine

A collection of ten scary stories with brief introductions by the author.

The Queen

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The Queen

Andrew Morton

For years she prayed for her mother to give birth to a son. She longed to be spared her destiny as Britain's future Queen. Her dream was to live in the country surrounded by children, dogs and horses. But Elizabeth did her duty, the young princess pledging before her people that she would dedicate her whole life to the service of Britain and the Commonwealth. She hoped that that day would be a long way off. It was not to be. Only twenty-five when she became Queen after the premature death of her father, King George Vl, Elizabeth has become the stuff of superlatives: the longest reigning, most travelled and, for a shy woman, the Queen who has shaken more hands and made more small talk than any other monarch in history. 

Tracks of The Missing

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Tracks of The Missing

Carl Merrison and  Hakea Hustler

Deklan 'Dek' Archer and his mates arrive at school to a tense atmosphere. 'Old Mate', Mr Henry, who has lived in town for a long time, has been found murdered. He had been selling grog on the black market for years. To add to these worries, the Year 12s, who were on camp, are now missing. The police think there is a link between the missing students and the murder. Dek and his friends are torn. 

Cheesy Weird!

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Cheesy Weird!

Anh Do

Say Cheese! Not only is it school photo day, but there are try-outs for an ice-cream ad! Can Weir and his friends score the starring roles?

Badness

Badness

Badness

Gary Jubelin

As a cop, I used to sit on one side of the interview room table, facing murderers, child abductors and rapists. Now I ‘ve seen what it looks like from the other side; disgraced, forced out of the police and found to be a criminal. I want to show you what the view’s like.

Sixty-Seven Days

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Sixty-Seven Days

Yvonne Weldon

Evie meets James, a young man radiating pure love who fills her life with light. On the cusp of adulthood, with their whole lives ahead of them, they travel to Evie's beloved country, the central west of New South Wales and the Riverina regions. Swimming in the waters of the Kalare, as known by the Wiradjuri, and in the Murrumbidgee, singing with her ancestors, listening to the spirits. The new world created between Evie and James is one they did not know they were missing. Now they can't leave it alone. They are no longer separate, they are one, they are whole together until a sudden event leaves them seeking answers to one of life's most eternal questions, is love strong enough to withstand anything?

The Axe Woman

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The Axe Woman

Håkan Nesser

When Inspector Barbarotti seeks to interview Ellen in relation to Arnold's disappearance she is nowhere to be found . . . But without a body and no chance of interviewing his prime suspect Barbarotti must use all the ingenuity at his disposal to make headway in the case. Still struggling with his personal demons, Barbarotti seeks solace from God, and the support of his colleague, Eva Backman. And as he finally begins to track down his suspect and the cold case begins to thaw, Barbarotti realizes that nothing about Ellen Bjarnebo can be taken for granted

Humanity's Moment

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Humanity's Moment

Joëlle Gergis

In Humanity's Moment, Joëlle takes us through the science in the IPCC report with unflinching honesty, explaining what it means for our future, while sharing her personal reflections on bearing witness to the heartbreak of the climate emergency unfolding in real time. But this is not a lament for a lost world. It is an inspiring reminder that human history is an endless tug-of-war for social justice. We are each a part of an eternal evolutionary force that can transform our world. 

Gaslight

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Gaslight

Rachael Rose

Maddie and her mother leave behind broken relationships by relocating to Los Angeles from New York, but to heal those wounds she decides she needs to reinvent herself. At an underground fight club, she notices a fighter who is everything she wants to be, and she prepares to meet her past head-on by training with him.

Feeling of Falling in Love

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Feeling of Falling in Love

Mason Deaver

Just days before spring break, Neil Kearney is set to fly across the country with his childhood friend (and current friend with benefits) Josh to attend his brother's wedding. Then Josh tells Neil that he's in love with him. With Josh still attending the wedding, Neil needs to find a new date to bring along. Almost against his will, he drafts his horrible roommate, Wyatt.

The Invisible Trauma

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The Invisible Trauma

Dave Morgan

Dave Morgan gives a detailed and clear account of his battle with PTSD. He describes his traumatic experience in Vietnam and how PTSD gradually emerged after his return to Australia. He experienced negative thinking, confusion, intense anger, alcohol abuse, and thoughts of suicide. This caused great distress. He expresses his experience and that of his family frankly and opens a window to understanding the problems of a man suffering from PTSD. In this he has made a valuable contribution and his book adds value to those who are interested in this chronic disorder. There is no completely effective treatment for PTSD, but people like Dave Morgan are doing all they can to reach that goal.

The big dark sky

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The big dark sky

Dean R Koontz

As a girl, Joanna Chase thrived on Rustling Willows Ranch in Montana until tragedy upended her life. Now thirty-four and living in Santa Fe with only misty memories of the past, she begins to receive pleas—by phone, through her TV, in her dreams: I am in a dark place, Jojo. Please come and help me.

The boy from Boomerang Crescent

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The boy from Boomerang Crescent

Eddie Betts

How does a self-described ‘skinny Aboriginal kid’ overcome a legacy of family tragedy to become an AFL legend? One thing’s for sure: it’s not easy. But then, there’s always been something special about Eddie Betts. Betts grew up in Port Lincoln and Kalgoorlie, in environments where the destructive legacies of colonialism – racism, police targeting of Aboriginal people, drug and alcohol misuse, family violence – were sadly normalised. His childhood was defined by family closeness as well as family strife, plus a wonderful freedom that he and his cousins exploited to the full – for better and for worse.When he made the decision to take his talents across the Nullarbor to Melbourne to chase his footballing dreams – homesickness be damned – everything changed.

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Dolly Alderton

It's a book about bad dates, good friends and above all else about recognising that you and you alone are enough. Glittering, with wit and insight, heart and humour, Dolly Alderton's debut weaves together personal stories, satirical observations, a series of lists, recipes, and other vignettes that will strike a chord of recognition with women of every age while making you laugh until you fall over. "Everything I know About Love" is about the struggles of early adulthood in all its grubby, hopeful uncertainty.

Cobalt Blue

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Cobalt Blue

Matthew Reilly

For 35 years, the United States and Russia each had their own superhero. Three days ago, America's hero died. Today will be bad. In the face of an overwhelming attack, one young woman-unassuming and anonymous-might be America's only hope. Her codename ... COBALT BLUE

The Marriage Portrait

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The Marriage Portrait

Maggie O'Farrell

'I thought I had made myself clear. I want something that conveys her majesty, her bloodline. Do you understand? She is no ordinary mortal. Treat her thus.' Florence, the 1560s. Lucrezia, third daughter of Cosimo de' Medici, is free to wander the palazzo at will, wondering at its treasures and observing its clandestine workings.

Queen of our times

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Queen of our times

Robert Hardman

The definitive new biography of Her Majesty The Queen by one of Britain's leading royal authorities. With original insights from those who know her best, unseen papers, new interviews with world leaders and a fresh perspective on the longest reign in British history, Robert Hardman tells the full life story of the most famous woman in the world. Like her father and grandfather before her, Elizabeth II was not born to be monarch. Yet she has reigned through more change than any sovereign since 1066.

Diana, William and Harry

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Diana, William and Harry

James Patterson and Chris Mooney

At the age of thirteen, she became Lady Diana Spencer. At twenty, Princess of Wales. At twenty-one, she earned her most important title: Mother. As she fell in love, first with Prince Charles and then with her sons, William and Harry, the world fell in love with the young royal family - Diana most of all. With one son destined to be King and one needing to find his own way, she taught them lessons about royal tradition and also real life.

Everyone in my family has killed someone

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Everyone in my family has killed someone

Benjamin Stevenson

Ernie Cunningham, a teacher and crime fiction aficionado, is a reluctant guest at a family reunion held in a snowbound mountain retreat.

The Times : Queen Elizabeth II

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The Times : Queen Elizabeth II

James Owen

This is the story of a life dedicated to public service, reported by The Times as it unfolded. From her time as a young princess to that as an internationally admired head of state, Queen Elizabeth has always fascinated and intrigued. Discover insights and memories, and see a changing society reflected in reporting from throughout the 70-year reign of Britain’s longest serving monarch.

Part of your world ​

Part of your world ​

Part of your world ​

Abby Jimenez

After a wild bet, Alexis Montgomery has had her world turned upside down. The cause: Daniel Grant, a ridiculously hot carpenter who's ten years younger than her and as casual as they come - the complete opposite of sophisticated city-girl Alexis. And yet their chemistry is undeniable.

A Walk in the Dark

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A Walk in the Dark

Jane Godwin

'It's just a walk in the dark. What is there to worry about?' That's what the head teacher, Johan, says. And so a group from Otway Community School sets out on an overnight hike, with no adults. But doesn't Johan know a storm is coming? When five teenagers head into the forest that late afternoon, none of them is aware what the night will bring.

The Lady Di look book : what Diana was trying to…

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The Lady Di look book : what Diana was trying to…

Eloise Moran

With The Lady Di Look Book Eloise Moran takes us on a photographic journey celebrating Princess Diana's fashion choices over the years. From the pink gingham pants and pastel-yellow overalls of a sacrificial lamb - to the sexy Versace mini dresses, power suits, and cycling shorts of a free woman; this is an interpretation of Diana's most show stopping eighties and early nineties outfits and of course, her most fearless post-divorce revenge looks. Whether it's '80s cottagecore Diana, androgynous bow-tie Diana, little black dress Diana, or athleisure Diana - there is a look for everyone.

Portrait of an Unknown Woman

Portrait of an Unknown Woman

Portrait of an Unknown Woman

Daniel Silva

Legendary spy and art restorer Gabriel Allon has at long last severed ties with Israeli intelligence and settled quietly with his beautiful wife and their young twins in Venice, the only place he has ever truly known peace. But when the eccentric London art dealer Julian Isherwood asks Gabriel to investigate the circumstances surrounding the rediscovery and lucrative sale of a centuries-old painting, he is drawn into a deadly game of cat and mouse where nothing is as it seems.

Stronger

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Stronger

Dinesh Palipana

A puddle of water on a highway changed Dinesh Palipana's life forever. Halfway through medical school, Dinesh was involved in a catastrophic car accident that caused a cervical spinal cord injury. After his accident, his strength and determination saw him return to complete medical school - now with quadriplegia. 

Young Women

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Young Women

Jessica Moor

When Emily meets enigmatic and dazzling actress Tamsin, her life changes. 

The Cabin in the Woods

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The Cabin in the Woods

Sarah Alderson

In a cabin in a wood, a woman by the window stood. Glancing out, she thought she heard footsteps, whistling, something stirred. Hiding here, she fears the night, for what's done in the dark will come to light. She must run fast to escape her lie or she'll be the next to die...

Women's Weekly Diabetes

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Women's Weekly Diabetes

The Australian Women's Weekly

Cookbook, recipes, health, low-sugar.

Power: A woman's guide to living and leading…

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Power: A woman's guide to living and leading…

Kemi Nekvapil

Shift your thinking about what power is and who gets to have it, and live life fully and without apology. Kemi Nekvapil knows the feelings of fear, vulnerability and powerlessness. Growing up in foster care, many times she had the doors to validation and opportunity closed to her because of her race and gender. Learning to make her own choices and use her voice without apology were her first steps towards a bold, purpose-filled life. 

Danny and the Slippery Stress

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Danny and the Slippery Stress

Tom Percival

Erika has an amazing secret. She's a member of the Dream Defenders - a top-secret organization that will banish your worries while you sleep! And tonight they're on a mission to rescue Danny from a terrifying Slippery Stress - Danny's is struggling but he doesn't know how to ask for help. Can the Dream Defenders save Danny and help him to see that everyone sometimes needs a helping hand?

A new world in our hearts

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A new world in our hearts

Noam Chomsky

An interview with Noam Chomsky is a bit like throwing batting practice to Babe Ruth. What you lob in, he will hammer out. This conversational interview by Michael Albert, who has been close to Chomsky for roughly half a century and talked with him many hundreds of times, spans a wide range of topics including journalism, science, religion, the racist foundations of American society, education as indoctrination, issues of class and resistance, colonialism, imperialism, and much more.

The Wrong Woman

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The Wrong Woman

J.P Pomare

A private investigator returning to the hometown he fled years ago becomes entangled in the disappearance of two teenage girls in this stunning literary crime thriller.

Fireborn

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Fireborn

Aisling Fowler

Ember is full of monsters. Twelve gave up her name and identity to train in the art of hunting them--so she says. The truth is much more deadly: she trains to take revenge on those who took her family from her. But when Twelve's new home is attacked, she'll find herself on an unexpected journey, where her hidden past is inescapably intertwined with her destiny--and the very fate of her world.

Hungry for more

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Hungry for more

Marcus Emerson

Davy Spencer is still learning the secrets to becoming a superstar YouTuber! In this season, Davy's views skyrocket when he lets Fans decide his next video, but how far will he go to become an internet legend? Answer -- very, very far. 

Revenge : Meghan, Harry and the war between the…

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Revenge : Meghan, Harry and the war between the…

Meghan Markle's trajectory from unknown actress to world icon is remarkable. After a childhood spent on Hollywood film sets, she fought hard for stardom. But even when she landed her breakthrough role, her lifelong dream of celebrity remained elusive. In 2016 she created the ultimate fairy-tale ending: she captivated her very own prince. Finally, the world was her stage. The British Royal Family believed that the dizzy success of the Sussex wedding, watched and celebrated around the world, was the beginning of a new era for the Windsors. Yet, within one tumultuous year, the dream became a nightmare. In the aftermath of the infamous Megxit split and the Oprah Winfrey interview, the Royal Family's fate seems persistently threatened.

Heartland

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Heartland

Jennifer Pinkerton

Finding love and quenching lust are desires humankind has sought for millennia. Today the internet plays a key role in how we find companionship and connection, but for writer Jennifer Pinkerton - who's traversing her own ups and downs in love and commitment - this new era of dating apps, omnipresent porn and increasingly fluid identities begs the question: what is the future of modern love? 

Am I black enough for you?

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Am I black enough for you?

Anita Heiss

The story of an urban-based high achieving Wiradyuri woman working to break down stereotypes and build bridges between black and white Australia. I'm Aboriginal. I'm just not the Aboriginal person a lot of people want or expect me to be. What does it mean to be Aboriginal? Why is Australia so obsessed with notions of identity?

The Kabul Peace House

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The Kabul Peace House

Mark Isaacs

A story of peace in a land of unending war. This is a story of hope and resilience in Afghanistan, a country constantly under siege from within and without. Refugee advocate, activist and acclaimed author Mark Isaacs takes us inside a remarkable and unlikely peace project established in one of the most war-torn, violent countries in the world, Afghanistan. 

Anna : The Biography

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Anna : The Biography

Amy Odell

This definitive biography of legendary fashion journalist and media mogul Anna Wintour follows her journey from the trendy fashion scene of swinging 1960s London to becoming the editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine.

The woman in the library

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The woman in the library

Sulari Gentill

The tranquility is shattered by a woman's terrified scream. Security guards take charge immediately, instructing everyone inside to stay put until the threat is identified and contained. While they wait for the all-clear, four strangers, who'd happened to sit at the same table, pass the time in conversation and friendships are struck. Each has his or her own reasons for being in the reading room that morning - it just happens that one is a murderer.

Meet Ella: Camp out

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Meet Ella: Camp out

Rebecca McRitchie and Danielle McDonald (Illustrator)

Ella and Zoe are having a camp out in the backyard! They will have so much fun. But what happens when they hear spooky noises in the dark?

The Accomplice

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The Accomplice

Steve Cavanagh

The Sandman killings have been solved. Daniel Miller murdered fourteen people before he vanished. His wife, Carrie, now faces trial as his accomplice

Honey and Spice

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Honey and Spice

Bolu Babalola

Sharp-tongued (and secretly soft-hearted) Kiki Banjo has just made a huge mistake. As an expert in relationship-evasion and the host of the popular student radio show Brown Sugar, she's made it her mission to make sure the women of the African-Caribbean Society at Whitewell University do not fall into the mess of "situationships", players, and heartbreak. But when the Queen of the Unbothered kisses Malakai Korede, the guy she just publicly denounced as "The Wastemen of Whitewell," in front of every Blackwellian on campus, she finds her show on the brink.

Ashfall Prophecy

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Ashfall Prophecy

Pittacus Lore

Syd Chambers knows that there's life on other planets because he's descended from it. His father was from a distant world called Denza and has been missing - presumed dead - for years. When Syd discovers a device his father left behind that shows not only that he's alive, but where he is, Syd must set out on a mission of his own. But along the way, he discovers a deadly, unbearable secret that could destroy Denza, Earth, and the universe. Syd Chambers grew up on Earth with his human mother. 

A Sense of Balance

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A Sense of Balance

John Howard

In this book, John Howard explores this balance, its foundations and its future. Written against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as some of the more contested political events of recent years - the election of Donald Trump, the Brexit vote, the rise of China, and, within our own country, a carousel of six prime ministers in eleven years - these reflections touch on how Australia has responded to pressure over the last decade or so. Commentary on these subjects from politicians, opinion writers and social media can sometimes seem shrill and divisive. Australia's 25th and second longest serving prime minister has faith that no matter what challenges and extremes threaten to upset our sense of balance, the country's institutions and people will remain robust into the foreseeable future.

Haven

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Haven

Emma Donoghue

Drifting out into the Atlantic, the three men find an impossibly steep, bare island inhabited by tens of thousands of birds, and claim it for God. Their extraordinary landing spot is now known as Skellig Michael. But in such a place, far from all other humanity, what will survival mean? Haunting, moving and vividly told, Haven displays Emma Donoghue's trademark world-building and psychological intensity - but this tale is like nothing she has ever written before...

The Staycation

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The Staycation

Cressida McLaughlin

Travel agent, Hester Monday, has been keeping a secret. Thanks to her fear of flying, she hasn’t been on a plane in years. Now Hester wants to make a good impression on her newest client, Jake Oakenfield, who was heroically injured saving an old lady, and is now laid up in a luxury hotel. For Jake, unable to return to New York, binge watching Netflix just won’t do. He wants Hester to invent the ultimate escape and re-create her most magical holidays abroad from the confines of his hotel room. As their perfect mini-breaks around the globe take on a life of their own, Hester wonders if her world of make-believe is all starting to feel just a little too real

Nothing more to tell

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Nothing more to tell

Karen M. Mcmanus

Four years ago, Brynn left Saint Ambrose School following the shocking murder of her favourite teacher. The case was never solved, but she's sure that the three kids who found Mr. Larkin's body know more than they're telling, especially her ex-best friend Tripp Talbot. He's definitely hiding something.

Set on you

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Set on you

Amy Lea

A gym nemesis pushes a fitness influencer to the max in Amy Lea's steamy debut romantic comedy. Curvy fitness influencer Crystal Chen built her career shattering gym stereotypes and mostly ignoring the trolls. After her recent breakup, she has little stamina left for men, instead finding solace in the gym - her place of power and positivity. Enter firefighter Scott Ritchie, the smug new gym patron who routinely steals her favourite squat rack.

Book Lovers

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Book Lovers

Emily Henry

Nora keeps bumping into Charlie Lastra, a bookish brooding editor from back in the city. It would be a meet-cute if not for the fact that they’ve met many times and it’s never been cute.

Twenty-six Letters

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Twenty-six Letters

Charlotte Nash

On the eve of her thirtieth birthday, Wilhelmina Mann is already dealing with more than enough problems, so a birthday misadventure landing her in the lock-up is hardly even a surprise. But that mistake leads to Wil receiving a packet of old letters; letters to Wil from her mother that were written just before she died, back when Wil was a small child. Suddenly, Wil's life is thrown into a new kind of turmoil as she discovers the mother she lost.

The Settlement

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The Settlement

Jock Serong

On the windswept point of an island at the edge of van Diemen's Land, the Commandant huddles with a small force of white men and women. He has gathered together, under varying degrees of coercion and duress, the last of the Tasmanians, or so he believes. His purpose is to save them-from a number of things, but most pressingly from the murderous intent of the pastoral settlers on their country. 

You've reached Sam

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You've reached Sam

Dustin Thao

Seventeen-year-old Julie fell in love with Sam the day she met him, and planned to attend college with him; but Sam died, and getting rid of his things, trying to erase him from her life is not working, so desperate to hear his voice one more time, Julie calls his cell phone expecting to hear his voicemail. But then Sam answers, and suddenly their cell phones become the living connection between them, a connection Julie finds impossible to let go.

100 Australian Wildflowers

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100 Australian Wildflowers

Mel Baxter

Mel Baxter 'aka Moonshine Madness) takes you into a world of whimsical botanical illustrations and fascinating information in 100 Australian Wildflowers. This handy field guide features 100 native Australian flowering plants with a basic planting guide, advice on growing your own wildflower meadow, and information on where to find these flowers in the wild.

The neighborhood

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The neighborhood

Matthew Betley

For most of the citizens of Hidden Refuge, it's an ordinary Friday night in an ordinary American town. But when men claiming to be police officers show up at their doorsteps in the middle of the night, ordering them to evacuate for their own safety, it's only the beginning of a long, dark night that will prove to be anything but ordinary. 

Danger on our doorstep

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Danger on our doorstep

Jim Molan

What are Australia's options in confronting a rising and belligerent China? For the first time in nearly 80 years, war on our doorstop is not just possible, it is likely. Former army major general and Liberal Party senator Jim Molan has fought wars, reviewed intelligence, participated in government and conducted business in hotspots across the world, making him an expert in evaluating risk and reward in perilous military situations. In this sober assessment, Molan examines the present and growing danger of China's rise, not just to Taiwan, Japan and other countries in the immediate region, but also to the geopolitical balance of power as it has existed since the end of World War II. 

The new neighbor

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The new neighbor

Karen Cleveland

A CIA analyst with an empty nest, a broken marriage, and nothing to lose risks her life to crack an unsolvable case in this utterly gripping thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of Need to Know Use the children. 

The Opal Miner's Daughter

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The Opal Miner's Daughter

Fiona McArthur

Obstetrician Riley Brand leaves the city behind to go in search of her mother, who's taken leave from her marriage to pursue a passion for opal mining in the dry backblocks of an old mining town. Accepting a short-term posting as a fertility expert in Lightning Ridge, Riley plans to assist women pursue their baby dreams in remote and regional areas, while at the same time helping to rekindle her parents' love for each other.

The Chronic Pain Couple

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The Chronic Pain Couple

Karra Eloff

The struggle to maintain joy and a fulfilling relationship while coping with chronic illness and pain is a serious problem for millions of people today. Australian health entrepreneur Karra Eloff has drawn on academic research and her own pursuit of joy in spite of suffering to develop this trailblazing, compassionate, low-energy and practical path to a remarkable new normal, delivering much-needed solutions to couples living with one partner's chronic pain.

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Casuarina NT 0810
Australia

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05 Oct 2022
School Holidays
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

NTG COVID Guidelines means Library programs can proceed with reduced audiences. Events will be

Nightcliff Library
Pavonia Place
Nightcliff NT 0810
Australia

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06 Oct 2022
Libraries Events
Free Event
Community

The Monsoon Cinema Club is a free, regular film night that takes place year-round at Nightcliff

Nightcliff Library
Pavonia Place
Nightcliff NT 0810
Australia

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06 Oct 2022
School Holidays
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

Join our LEGO CLUB and hone your building skills with fortnightly activities. Create your own

Casuarina Library
17 Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT 0810
Australia

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07 Oct 2022
School Holidays
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

Our weekend Story Time includes songs, rhymes and stories which celebrate reading, books and using

Darwin City Library
Civic Centre, 17 Harry Chan Avenue
Darwin NT 0800
Australia

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08 Oct 2022
School Holidays
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

Our weekend Story Time includes songs, rhymes and stories which celebrate reading, books and using

Casuarina Library
17 Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT 0810
Australia

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08 Oct 2022
Libraries Events

The Darwin Chess Club cordially invites you to play chess and connect with people. All ages and

Casuarina Library
17 Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT 0810
Australia

-
09 Oct 2022
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

For ages 3-5 years and their grown ups. Younger siblings are welcome but may need more assistance

Casuarina Library
17 Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT 0810
Australia

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10 Oct 2022
School Holidays
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

For babies ages 3 to 12 months and their grown ups. These sessions are suitable for the age ranges

Darwin City Library
Civic Centre, 17 Harry Chan Avenue
Darwin NT 0800
Australia

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10 Oct 2022
Libraries Events
Youth Events
Free Event

Want to fight like a pirate or hunt werewolves? Or go back in time to save humanity from robots? You

Karama Library
Karama Shopping Centre, Kalymnos Drive
Karama NT 0811
Australia

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10 Oct 2022
School Holidays
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

NTG COVID Guidelines means Library programs can proceed with reduced audiences. Events will be

Karama Library
Karama Shopping Centre, Kalymnos Drive
Karama NT 0812
Australia

-
11 Oct 2022
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

NTG COVID Guidelines means Library programs can proceed with reduced audiences. Events will be

Darwin City Library
Civic Centre, 17 Harry Chan Avenue
Darwin NT 0800
Australia

-
12 Oct 2022
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

NTG COVID Guidelines means Library programs can proceed with reduced audiences. Events will be

Casuarina Library
Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT 0810
Australia

-
12 Oct 2022
School Holidays
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

NTG COVID Guidelines means Library programs can proceed with reduced audiences. Events will be

Nightcliff Library
Pavonia Place
Nightcliff NT 0810
Australia

-
13 Oct 2022
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

NTG COVID Guidelines means Library programs can proceed with reduced audiences. Events will be

Karama Library
Karama Shopping Centre, Kalymnos Drive
Karama NT 0812
Australia

-
13 Oct 2022
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

We will have a therapy Dog, along with a human handler, visiting the Libraries soon to help support

Karama Library
Karama Shopping Centre, 37 Kalymnos Drive
Karama NT 0812
Australia

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13 Oct 2022
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Youth Events
Free Event
Courses & Workshops
Arts & Culture

STEAM Zone is a fun, engaging session that explores different educational themes and activities each

Casuarina Library
17 Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT 0810
Australia

-
14 Oct 2022
School Holidays
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

Our weekend Story Time includes songs, rhymes and stories which celebrate reading, books and using

Darwin City Library
Civic Centre, 17 Harry Chan Avenue
Darwin NT 0800
Australia

-
15 Oct 2022
School Holidays
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

Our weekend Story Time includes songs, rhymes and stories which celebrate reading, books and using

Casuarina Library
17 Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT 0810
Australia

-
15 Oct 2022
Libraries Events

The Darwin Chess Club cordially invites you to play chess and connect with people. All ages and

Casuarina Library
17 Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT 0810
Australia

-
16 Oct 2022
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

For ages 3-5 years and their grown ups. Younger siblings are welcome but may need more assistance

Casuarina Library
17 Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT 0810
Australia

-
17 Oct 2022
School Holidays
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

For babies ages 3 to 12 months and their grown ups. These sessions are suitable for the age ranges

Darwin City Library
Civic Centre, 17 Harry Chan Avenue
Darwin NT 0800
Australia

-
17 Oct 2022
Libraries Events
Youth Events
Free Event

Want to fight like a pirate or hunt werewolves? Or go back in time to save humanity from robots? You

Karama Library
Karama Shopping Centre, Kalymnos Drive
Karama NT 0811
Australia

-
17 Oct 2022
School Holidays
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

NTG COVID Guidelines means Library programs can proceed with reduced audiences. Events will be

Karama Library
Karama Shopping Centre, Kalymnos Drive
Karama NT 0812
Australia

-
18 Oct 2022
Libraries Events
Free Event
Community

Do you need help with housing, legal advice and other support services? Come and visit the library

Casuarina Library
Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT 0810
Australia

-
18 Oct 2022
Children & Family
Libraries Events
Free Event

NTG COVID Guidelines means Library programs can proceed with reduced audiences. Events will be

Darwin City Library
Civic Centre, 17 Harry Chan Avenue
Darwin NT 0800
Australia

-
19 Oct 2022
Libraries Events

Come and join us for a presentation by national Archives of Australia on how to research your

Karama Library
Karama Shopping Centre, Kalymnos Drive
Karama NT 0812
Australia

-
19 Oct 2022

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