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The Husbands – A feminist thriller with a sprinkling of ‘Get Out’

Smart, sharp and timely, The Husbands imagines a world where the burden of the 'second shift' is equally shared - and what it might take to get there. If you love the novels of Liane Moriarty, Celeste Ng and Sally Hepworth you will devour The Husbands. To what lengths would you go for…
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Australian Authors

Body Of Stars – The new Handmaid’s Tale?

Body of Stars. Vox meets The Immortalists in this bold and dazzling exploration of fate and female agency in a world where women own the future but not their own bodies. 'We have a new The Handmaid's an exciting new literary voice with a dazzling imagination' EMMA KENNEDYNo future, dear reader, can break a…
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Fiction

The Perfect Lie – Starts off with a bang, but ends a fizzer

TW: suicide He jumped to his death in front of witnesses. Now his wife is charged with murder. Five years ago, Erin Kennedy moved to New York following a family tragedy. She now lives happily with her detective husband in the scenic seaside town of Newport, Long Island. When Erin…
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Australian Authors

Love In A Sunburnt Land – An anthology of Australian romance

Love In A Sunburnt Land was inspired by the poem by Dorothea MacKellar, My Country. Each author took a line (with permission) from the poem and based their story setting around that. For example, I am sweeping plains and that became the setting for my story. It was such a…
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Fiction

No One Is Talking About This – A disjointed, poetic look at our addiction to the internet

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2021 WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONTHE FIRST NOVEL FROM PATRICIA LOCKWOOD 'I really admire and love this book. Patricia Lockwood is a completely singular talent and this is her best, funniest, weirdest, most affecting work yet' Sally Rooney, author of Normal People'A literary star ... Captures better than anything…
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Duffy

The Rose Daughter – New gripping read from Maria Lewis

The new gripping female-led fantasy from author Maria Lewis with her trademark brand of feisty female heroines, world-building and a bit of romance, perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo, Sarah J Maas and Charlaine Harris. She never meant to be a hero . . .  In fact, Dreckly Jones has…
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