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WELCOME TO OUR READING GUIDE

We are excited to share with you this

hand-picked selection of books you

can’t resist. There is such an incredible

array of new titles available and in the

following pages is just a selection of

what’s available in store now.

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Happy Reading!

THE GOLDEN

MAZE

Richard Fidler

Hardback

RRP $39.99

MY TIDDA, MY SISTER

Marlee Silva

Hardback RRP $29.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

My Tidda, My Sister shares

the experiences of many

Indigenous women and girls,

brought together by author

Marlee Silva and featuring

colourful artwork by artist

Rachael Sarra. Some stories

are heart-warming, while others shine a light on

the terrible realities for many Australian Indigenous

women. But what they all share is the ability to

inspire and empower, creating a sisterhood for all

Australian women.

HOW TO TALK

ABOUT CLIMATE

CHANGE IN A WAY

THAT MAKES A

DIFFERENCE

Rebecca Huntley

Paperback RRP $32.99

A toolkit for understanding

why people who aren't

like you feel the way they

do and learning to talk to

them effectively. What

we need are thousands - millions - of everyday

conversations about the climate to enlarge the

ranks of the concerned, engage the disengaged

and persuade the cautious of the need for action.

WOMEN AND

LEADERSHIP: REAL

LIVES, REAL LESSONS

Julia Gillard &

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Paperback RRP $34.99

An inspirational and

practical book written by

two high-achieving women,

Women and Leadership

examines what is different

for women who lead.

Featuring interviews with Jacinda Ardern,

Hilary Clinton, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf,

Theresa May and more.

PLASTIC FREE

Rebecca Prince-Ruiz &

Joanna Atherfold Finn

Paperback RRP $32.99

'I'm going plastic free

next month, who wants

to join me?'

Plastic Free tells the

incredible story of how a

simple community initiative

grew into one of the

world's most successful

environmental movements. It also shares tips

from people around the world who have taken on

the Plastic Free July challenge and significantly

reduced their waste.

ABC broadcaster Richard Fidler, bestselling

author of Ghost Empire and Saga Land, is back

with a personally curated history of the magical

city that is Prague.

Following the story of Prague from its origins

in medieval darkness to its uncertain present,

Fidler does what he does so well - curates an

absolutely engaging and compelling history of a

place. You will learn things you never knew, with

a tour guide who is erudite, inquisitive, and the

best storyteller you could have as

your companion.

REPREHENSIBLE

Mikey Robins

Paperback RRP $29.99

Rollicking and informative,

Reprehensible: Polite

Histories of Bad Behaviour

is your guide through some

of the most shameful

behaviour indulged in

by humanity's most

celebrated figures, as told

by Mikey Robins, one of

Australia's most loved comedians.

COMING SOON - PREORDER NOW

THE DETAILS

Tegan Bennett Daylight

Paperback RRP $26.99

A book about the

connections we form with

literature and each other.

Tegan Bennett Daylight

has led a life in books – as

a writer, a teacher and a

critic, but first and foremost

as a reader.

In this deeply insightful and

intimate work, Daylight describes how her reading

has nourished her life, and how life has informed

her reading.

HONEYBEE

Craig Silvey

Paperback RRP $32.99

29 September release,

advance orders welcome

From the bestselling author

of Jasper Jones. Honeybee

is a tender, profoundly

moving novel brimming

with vivid characters and

luminous words. It's about

two lives forever changed

by a chance encounter -- one offering hope, the

other redemption. It's about when to persevere, and

when to be merciful.

ALL OUR

SHIMMERING SKIES

Trent Dalton

Paperback RRP $32.99

29 September release,

advance orders welcome

From the international

bestselling author of

Boy Swallows Universe,

Trent Dalton returns with

a buoyant, beautiful and

magical story about gifts

from the sky, curses dug from the earth and the

secrets we bury inside ourselves – it is

a love letter to Australia and the art of

looking up.

THE SURVIVORS

Jane Harper

Paperback RRP $32.99

22 September release,

advance orders welcome

Kieran Elliott's life changed

forever on the day a

reckless mistake led to

devastating consequences.

His guilt haunts him during

a visit with his young

family to the small coastal

community he once called home, and when a body

is discovered on the beach, long-held

secrets threaten to emerge.


GREAT NEW FICTION

THE BLUFFS

Kyle Perry

Paperback RRP $32.99

When a school group of

teenage girls goes missing

in the remote wilderness

of Tasmania's Great

Western Tiers, the town is

immediately on alert. Three

decades ago, five young

girls disappeared in the

area of those dangerous

bluffs, and the legend of 'the Hungry Man' still

haunts locals to this day. But in a town

this size everyone is hiding something,

and bluffing is second nature.

THE TOLSTOY

ESTATE

Steven Conte

Paperback RRP $32.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

A compelling and tender

novel of love, war and

literature. In the doomed

German invasion of

Russia in WWII, a German

military doctor, Paul

Bauer, is assigned to establish a field hospital at

the former estate of Count Leo Tolstoy.

In the terrible winter of 1941, everything

starts to unravel...

A ROOM MADE OF

LEAVES

Kate Grenville

Hardback RRP $39.99

What if Elizabeth

Macarthur—wife of the

notorious John Macarthur,

wool baron in the earliest

days of Sydney—had

written a shockingly frank

secret memoir? And what

if novelist Kate Grenville

had miraculously found and published it? That's

the starting point for A Room Made of Leaves, a

playful dance of possibilities between the real and

the invented. Kate Grenville's return to the territory

of The Secret River is historical fiction turned inside

out, a stunning sleight of hand by one of

our most original writers.

TROUBLED BLOOD

Robert Galbraith

Paperback RRP $32.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Troubled Blood is the

latest thrilling instalment

in the highly acclaimed,

international bestselling

series featuring Cormoran

Strike and Robin Ellacott,

written by Robert Galbraith.

BETTY

Tiffany McDaniel

Paperback RRP $32.99

August release,

advance orders welcome

Betty is a stunning,

lyrical novel set in the

rolling foothills of the

Appalachians in which a

young girl discovers stark

truths that will haunt her

for the rest of her life.

A punch-in-the-gut of a novel you won't be able to

forget - full of the crushing cruelty of human nature

and the redemptive power of words.

THE MIDNIGHT

LIBRARY

Matt Haig

Paperback RRP $29.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Between life and death

there is a library.

When Nora Seed finds

herself in the Midnight

Library, she has a chance

to change her life. The books enable Nora to live

as if she had done things differently. She can now

undo every one of her regrets as she tries to work

out her perfect life. But things aren't always

what she imagined they'd be.

PARIS NEVER

LEAVES YOU

Ellen Feldman

Paperback RRP $29.99

The war is over, but the

past is never past…

Paris, 1944. Charlotte

is working in a tiny Paris

bookstore in Nazi-occupied

Paris with her baby

daughter and fighting

for her life. Charlotte is

no victim though – she is a survivor. But can she

survive the next chapter of her life?

THE BOOK OF

HIDDEN WONDERS

Polly Crosby

Paperback RRP $32.99

Hidden in the pages of a

book is a secret story …

some may be convinced

her father's children's

books contain a treasure

map to a glittering

prize, but Romilly is

about to discover there

is something far darker and more devastating

locked within the pages. An unforgettable and

beguiling debut.

THE ABSTAINER

Ian Mcguire

Paperback RRP $32.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

From the widely acclaimed

author of The North Water

comes an epic story of

revenge and obsession

set in 19th century

Manchester.

In this propulsive tale of

the underground war for Irish independence, master

storyteller Ian McGuire once again transports

readers to a time when blood begat blood.

THE BURNING ISLAND

Jock Serong

Paperback RRP $32.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Eliza Grayling, born in

Sydney when the colony

itself was still an infant, has

lived there all her thirtytwo

years. Too tall, too

stern—too old, now—for

marriage, she looks out for

her reclusive father, Joshua, and wonders about his

past. There is a shadow there: an old enmity.

When Joshua Grayling is offered the chance for a

reckoning with his nemesis, Eliza is horrified.

It involves a sea voyage with an uncertain, probably

violent, outcome. Insanity for an elderly blind man,

let alone a drunkard. Unable to dissuade her father

from his mad fixation, the voyage will become Eliza's

mission too.

THE LYING LIFE OF

ADULTS

Elena Ferrante

Paperback RRP $32.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Giovanna’s pretty face

has changed: it’s turning

into the face of an ugly,

spiteful adolescent. But is

she seeing things as they

really are? Into which mirror

must she look to find herself? She is searching for

a new face in two kindred cities that fear and detest

one another: the refined Naples of the heights, and

the Naples of the depths, a place of excess and

vulgarity. She moves between these two cities, high

and low, which offer no answer and no escape. In

this new novel about the transition from childhood

to adolescence to adulthood, Elena Ferrante –

bestselling author of My Brilliant Friend – proves

once again why she is one of the world’s most read

and beloved writers.

Enter now for your chance to WIN a set of

Faber fiction titles. For details go to the

competition page at www.indies.com.au

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MORE NEW FICTION

UTOPIA AVENUE

David Mitchell

Paperback RRP $32.99

Utopia Avenue might be

the most curious British

band you've never heard of.

Emerging from London's

psychedelic scene in 1967,

the band produced only

two albums in two years,

yet their musical legacy

lives on. This bewitching

novel celebrates the power of music to connect

across divides, define an era and thrill the soul.

From the bestselling author of The Bone Clocks.

PIRANESI

Susanna Clarke

Hardback RRP $27.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Piranesi lives in the House.

Perhaps he always has?

Jonathan Strange & Mr

Norrell transported over

four million readers into

its mysterious world. It

became an instant classic

and has been hailed as one of the finest works of

fiction of the twenty-first century.

Fifteen years later, it is finally time to enter the

House and meet Piranesi.

'Piranesi is a gorgeous, spellbinding mystery that

gently unravels page by page. Precisely the sort of

book that I love wordlessly handing to someone so

they can have the pleasure of uncovering its secrets

for themselves. This book is a treasure, washed up

upon a forgotten shore, waiting to be discovered' –

Erin Morgenstern

SORROW AND BLISS

Meg Mason

Paperback RRP $32.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Spiky, sharp, intriguingly

dark, full of pathos, fury

and wit, Sorrow and Bliss

by Meg Mason is a dazzling,

distinctive novel from a

boldly talented writer, for

fans of Sally Rooney, Taffy

Brodesser-Akner and Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

This novel is about a woman called Martha. She

knows there is something wrong with her but she

doesn't know what it is. By the time she finds out it's

too late to get the only thing she has ever wanted –

or is it?

WHY VISIT AMERICA

Matthew Baker

Paperback RRP $29.99

Equal parts speculative

and satirical, the stories

in Matthew Baker's

collection portray a world

within touching distance

of our own. This is an

America riven by dilemmas

confronting so many of us,

turned on its head by one

of the most innovative voices of the moment.

Read together, these parallel-universe stories

create a composite portrait of our true nature and a

dark reflection of the world we live in.

MONOGAMY

Sue Miller

Paperback RRP $29.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Annie is not the first love

of Graham's life but she

is, he thinks, his last and

greatest. Very recently, he

has faltered; but he means

to put it right. Monogamy

is a novel about marriage,

family, secrets and love.

ANTKIND

Charlie Kaufman

Paperback RRP $32.99

B. Rosenberger

Rosenberg, neurotic and

underappreciated film critic,

stumbles upon an unseen

film by an enigmatic

outsider. Convinced that

it might possibly be the

greatest movie ever made,

B. knows that it is his

mission to show it to the rest of humanity. The only

problem: the film is destroyed.

THE INHERITORS

Hannelore Cayre

Paperback RRP $29.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Spanning two centuries,

from Paris on the eve of

the Franco-Prussian War

to the modern day, this

unforgettable family saga

lays bare the persistent

and poisonous injustice

of inequality. In her trademark razor-sharp style,

Hannelore Cayre again delivers the sardonic humour

and devilish creativity that made The Godmother an

international bestseller.

THE WOMEN'S PAGES

Victoria Purman

Paperback RRP $32.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Sydney 1945. The war is

over and so are the jobs

(and freedoms) of tens of

thousands of Australian

women. War correspondent

Tilly Galloway has hung

up her uniform and been

forced to work on the women's pages of her

newspaper where she struggles to write advice on

fashion and make-up. Tilly realises that for

her the war may have ended, but the fight is

just beginning...

MEANWHILE IN

DOPAMINE CITY

DBC Pierre

Paperback RRP $29.99

From the Man Booker

Prize-winning author

of Vernon God Little, a

humane, deeply empathetic

starburst of a satire.

Meanwhile in Dopamine

City is the story of Lonny

Cush, sanitation worker

and single parent, kind-hearted and red-blooded,

who is trying his best to protect his kids from the

hysterical hyper-reality of 21st century life.

THE VANISHING SKY

L. Annette Binder

Paperback RRP $29.99

Germany, 1945, and the

bombs are falling. Etta

and her husband Josef

roam an empty nest: their

eldest son Max is fighting

on the frontlines, while

fifteen-year-old Georg

has swapped books for

guns at a Nürnberg school

for the Hitler Youth. When Max is unexpectedly

discharged it is Etta that must gather the pieces of

her splintered family and hold them together.

WHAT ARE YOU

GOING THROUGH

Sigrid Nunez

Paperback RRP $29.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

A woman visits a friend

with terminal cancer who

makes a momentous

request. Will she

accompany her on a

holiday where she will end

her life on her own terms?

Shaken and grieving, she finds the strength to

agree. A luminous, heartbreaking and life-affirming

novel about choosing to die, by the National Book

Award winning author of The Friend.

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AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE

THE MORBIDS

Ewa Ramsey

Paperback RRP $29.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

A story of friendship, love

and what it means to truly

live when, sometimes,

it may seem easier not

to. Beautiful, funny, and

universally relatable this

story of hidden loneliness

and the power of

compassion and companionship reminds us that life

is an adventure truly worth living.

Enter now for your chance to WIN a set of

award winning books. For details go to the

competition page at www.indies.com.au

STATE HIGHWAY ONE

Sam Coley

Paperback RRP $32.99

25 August release,

advance orders welcome

It's been years since Alex

was in New Zealand,

and years since he spent

time with his twin sister,

Amy. When they lose their

parents it seems like the

perfect time to reconnect.

But as they journey the length of State Highway

One, Alex will be forced to reckon with what

coming home really means. A stunning debut from

the winner of the 2017 Richell Prize for Emerging

Writers.

KOKOMO

Victoria Hannan

Paperback RRP $32.99

When Mina receives

an urgent call from

her best friend back in

Melbourne, her world

is turned upside down.

Her reclusive mother,

Elaine, has left the

house for the first time

in twelve years.

Mina drops everything

to fly home, only to

discover that Elaine will not talk about her sudden

return to the world, nor why she's spent so much

time hiding from it. Their reunion leaves Mina raking

through pieces of their painful past in a bid to

uncover the truth.

Both tender and fierce, heartbreaking and funny,

Kokomo is a story about how secrets and love have

the power to bring us together and tear us apart.

THE FOGGING

Luke Horton

Paperback RRP $29.99

A compelling tale of the

slow disintegration of

a relationship and the

unravelling of a man.

The Fogging brims with

observations that charm,

illuminate, and devastate,

diving deep into what it

means to be strong when

your foundation is built on sand. This is a stunning

debut novel from a young Australian talent.

REVENGE

S.L. Lim

Paperback RRP $29.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

This is a novel that rages

against capitalism, heterosupremacy,

mothers,

fathers, families – the

whole damn thing. It's

about what happens when

you want to make art but

are born in the wrong time and place.

S. L. Lim brings to vivid life the frustrations of a

talented daughter and vengeful sister in a nuanced

and riveting novel that will not be easily forgotten.

I GIVE MY MARRIAGE

A YEAR

Holly Wainwright

Paperback RRP $32.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Every month for a year,

Lou sets a different test for

their relationship to help her

decide if she should stay or

go. Secrets are exposed,

old wounds reopened and

a true-to-life suburban love story unfolds in this

accurate and at times hilarious picture of a

modern Australian marriage.

THE LAST

MIGRATION

Charlotte McConaghy

Paperback RRP $32.99

How far you would you go

for love? Franny Stone is

determined to go to the

end of the earth, following

the last of the Arctic terns

on what may be their final

migration to Antarctica.

The Last Migration is a

wild, gripping and deeply moving novel

from a brilliant young writer.

A LONELY GIRL IS A

DANGEROUS THING

Jessie Tu

Paperback RRP $29.99

A Lonely Girl is a

Dangerous Thing explores

female desire and the

consequences of wanting

too much and never

getting it. It is about the

awkwardness and pain

of being human in an

increasingly dislocated world - and how, in spite of

all this, we still try to become the person we want

to be.

POLY

Paul Dalgarno

Paperback RRP $32.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

In the tradition of Sally

Rooney, Poly is a slantedand-enchanted

romantic

comedy thriller about

polyamory, polydactyly

and personality disorders

– a frank and honest

account of contemporary relationships. An utterly

engrossing debut that explores the fragility of love

and identity.

THE MOTHER

FAULT

Kate Mildenhall

Paperback RRP $32.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Mim's husband is

missing. No one

knows where Ben is,

but everyone wants to

find him – especially

The Department. And

they should know, the

all-seeing government

body has fitted the entire population with a tracking

chip to keep them 'safe'.

But suddenly Ben can't be tracked. And Mim is

questioned, and threatened with the unthinkable

– her two children being taken into care at the

notorious BestLife.

Cornered, Mim risks everything to go on the run to

find her husband.

THE SAFE PLACE

Anna Downes

Paperback RRP $32.99

When struggling

actress Emily

Proudman is offered

a live-in job working

for a wealthy family

on their luxurious

coastal property in

France, she jumps at

the opportunity to start

over.

The estate is pictureperfect,

and its owners exude charisma and

sophistication. But what at first appears to be a

dream come true turns out to be a prison from

which none of them will ever escape – unless Emily

can find a way to set them all free.

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WHEN SHE WAS

GOOD

Michael Robotham

Paperback RRP $32.99

Six years ago, Evie

Cormac was found hiding

in a secret room in the

aftermath of a brutal

murder. But nobody has

ever discovered her real

name or where she came

from, because everybody

who tries ends up dead. Ignoring her warnings,

Forensic psychologist Cyrus Haven begins to dig

into her past, only to disturb a hornet's nest.

From Australia's foremost crime writer, Michael

Robotham, this is the second explosive novel

featuring gifted criminal psychologist Cyrus Haven

following the Edgar Award nominated Good Girl,

Bad Girl.

THRILLING READS

THE HUNTED

Gabriel Bergmoser

Paperback RRP $29.99

Set on a lonely highway,

deep in the Australian

badlands, a wounded

woman arrives at a

deserted roadhouse.

The Hunted is whiteknuckle

suspense

matched to the fast-paced

adrenaline of a Jack

Reacher novel and the creeping menace of Wake

in Fright. Ferociously fast-paced, filmic,

visceral, tense and utterly electric.

THE GIRL IN THE

MIRROR

Rose Carlyle

Paperback RRP $29.99

Written with the chilling

suspense of The Girl on

the Train and Before I Go

to Sleep, The Girl in the

Mirror is an addictive thriller

about greed, lust, secrets

and deadly lies. An edgeof-your-seat

debut with

identical twins, a crazy inheritance and a boat full of

secrets. Who can you trust? Absolutely nobody!

THE NIGHT WHISTLER

Greg Woodland

Paperback RRP $32.99

Nostalgic yet clear-eyed,

simmering with smalltown

menace, The Night

Whistler populates the rural

Australia of the 1960s with

memorable characters and

almost unbearable tension.

'A haunting, tense and

unforgettable debut.'

- Christian White

GLIMPSES

OF UTOPIA

Jess Scully

Paperback

RRP $32.99

It's hard to be excited about the future right

now. Climate change is accelerating; inequality

is growing; politics is polarised; institutions

designed to protect us are strained; technology is

disrupting the world of work. We need to upgrade

the operating systems of our society. Jess Scully

asks, What can we do?

Glimpses of Utopia is a call for optimism.

Humans everywhere are rising up to confront

our challenges with creativity, resilience and

compassion. Harnessing technology and

imagination, we can reshape our world to be fair

and sustainable. This book shows us how.

FINAL CUT

S. J. Watson

Paperback RRP $32.99

Blackwood Bay. An ordinary

place, home to ordinary

people. It used to be a

buzzing seaside destination.

Now, ravaged by the effects

of dwindling tourism and

economic downturn, it's

a ghost town—and the

perfect place for filmmaker

Alex to shoot her new documentary. But the

community is deeply suspicious of her intentions.

After all, nothing exciting ever happens in Blackwood

Bay—or does it?

NON-FICTION

THE CARBON CLUB

Marian Wilkinson

Paperback RRP $32.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

The inside story of how

a network of influential

climate sceptics, politicians

and business leaders

fought to control Australia's

response to the climate

crisis. One of Australia's

most respected investigative journalists, Marian

Wilkinson has tracked the rise and rise of Australia's

carbon club in brilliant detail. The result is a book

that is both essential and disturbing reading.

PLAY BY THE RULES

Michael Pembroke

Paperback RRP $24.99

Play by the Rules offers a

fresh take on the USA's

vast influence and asks

whether it is still a force for

good.

At one time the authority

of the United States was

unrivalled. But now the

world has now entered a

post-American era – defined by the rise of Asia and

the return of China, as much as by the decline of

the United States.

THE KINGDOM

Jo Nesbo

Paperback RRP $32.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

In the far north of Norway

a man lives a peaceful

existence. However one

day his younger brother,

always the more successful

and charming of the two,

turns up to visit. He's

accompanied by his new wife. A bond develops

between the woman and her host, with violent

consequences. It turns out that the little brother is

not quite as angelic as he seems.

HOW TO SELL

A MASSACRE

Peter Charley

Paperback RRP $34.99

Set during Trump's rise to

power and the US's worst

mass shootings, How to

Sell a Massacre reads like

a spy thriller but with a

deadly truth at its heart:

that an Australian political

party would seek foreign

money in a bid to dismantle the gun laws

that keep Australians safe.

THE CASE OF

GEORGE PELL

Melissa Davey

Paperback RRP $35.00

Melissa Davey covered

Cardinal George Pell's

evidence at the royal

commission into child

sexual abuses, and

attended each of his trials.

This isn't just a book about

one alleged offender, and

one complainant though, it is about how the sexual

abuse of children occurs — and has been allowed

to continue.

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TRUE LIFE STORIES

I CATCH KILLERS

Gary Jubelin

with Dan Box

Paperback RRP $34.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Serial killings, child

abductions, organised

crime hits and domestic

murders. This is the memoir

of a homicide detective.

Gary Jubelin was one of

Australia's most celebrated homicide detectives,

leading investigations into the disappearance of

William Tyrrell, the serial killing of three Aboriginal

children in Bowraville and the brutal gangland murder

of Terry Falconer. From rookie to detective

-- this is his story.

BUSH SCHOOL

Peter O'Brien

Paperback RRP $29.99

Bush School is an

engaging and fascinating

memoir of how a young

man rose to a challenge

most would shrink from

today. It tells movingly of

the resilience and spirit of

children, the importance

of learning and the

transformative power of teaching.

THE MIRACLE TYPIST

Leon Silver

Paperback RRP $32.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Conscripted into the

Polish army as Hitler’s

forces draw closer, Jewish

soldier Tolek Klings vows

to return to his wife and

son. Soon he is faced with

a terrible dilemma: flee

home to protect his family – and risk being shot as

a deserter – or remain a soldier, hoping reports of

women and children being spared by the occupying

forces are true. This true story is brought to life by

Tolek’s son-in-law, Melbourne writer Leon Silver.

INTO THE SUBURBS

Christopher Raja

Paperback RRP $29.99

Christopher Raja was

eleven years old when his

father decided to move

the family from India to

Australia in pursuit of

the idyllic lifestyle. They

brought their hopes and

aspirations to a bungalow in

Melbourne's outer suburbs.

On the surface, the Rajas appeared to be living

a 'normal' Australian life. Into the Suburbs is an

affecting portrait of one family's search for home.

NO MATTER OUR

WRECKAGE

Gemma Carey

Paperback RRP $29.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

A powerful, poetic and

unflinching memoir about

what it means not to matter,

and how an extraordinary

woman refused to listen to

the stories she was being

told about herself - by her history, by her abuser, by

her mother, by society. By speaking out, Gemma

Carey breaks free from her past and reclaims her

life, her self and her future.

A QUESTION OF

COLOUR

Pattie Lees

with Adam C Lees

Paperback RRP $22.99

A Question of Colour

provides a first-hand

account of Patti Lees'

experiences as a 'fairskinned

Aboriginal' during

Australia's assimilationist

policy era and recounts her survival following a

decade of abuse as a Ward of the State.

A Question of Colour is a deeply moving and

powerful testimony to the resilience of a young girl,

her identity and her journey to belong.

JUST IGNORE HIM

Alan Davies

Paperback RRP $32.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

The story of a life built on

sand. In the rain.

In this compelling memoir,

comedian and actor

Alan Davies recalls his

boyhood with vivid insight

and devastating humour.

Shifting between his 1970s upbringing and his life

today, Davies moves poignantly from innocence to

experience to the clarity of hindsight, always with

a keen sense of the absurd.

THE LAST

LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER

John Cook

with Jon Bauer

Paperback RRP $32.99

A beautiful memoir

from John Cook, one of

Tasmania's last kerosene

lighthouse keepers.

A story about madness

and wilderness, shining a

light onto the vicissitudes

of love and nature. Evocatively told, The Last

Lighthouse Keeper is a love story between a man

and a dying way of life.

ENID

Robert Wainwright

Paperback RRP $32.99

From the bestselling author

of Sheila comes the story

of a bewitching Australian

socialite who fascinated

the world.

Enid captivated men with

her beauty, outlived four

husbands-two shipping

magnates, a war hero and

a larger-than-life Irish earl-spent two great fortunes

and earned the nickname 'Lady Killmore'. From

Sydney to New York, London to Paris and Cairo to

Kenya, Robert Wainwright tells the fascinating story

of a life lived large on the world stage.

THE INSIDER

Christopher Pyne

Paperback RRP $34.99

Christopher Pyne has been

many things and called

many things throughout

his long career in politics.

Member for Sturt. Minister

for Defence. Manager

of Opposition Business.

Leader of the House. 'The

Fixer'. Any Canberra story

he doesn't know isn't worth telling.

Now, after 26 years, the ultimate insider is outside

the House and ready to burst the Canberra bubble

with his trademark sharp wit. His revelations of

dealings, double dealings, friendships and feuds

shine a light on the political processes of those

in power. From Howard to Rudd, Gillard, Abbott,

Turnbull and Morrison, Christopher Pyne has seen

and heard it all. The Insider is one of the most

brilliant, funny, engaging books by an Australian

public figure you'll ever read.

PAUL KELLY

Stuart Coupe

Paperback RRP $35.00

He's been called

Australia's Bob Dylan and

likened to Springsteen

and Neil Young, but Paul

Kelly stands alone as a

chronicler of his and

our times.

He is Australia's best-loved

singer, songwriter, author

and poetic observer and though he has written his

own stories, no one has captured the broader life

and times of Paul Kelly - until now.

Renowned music journalist Stuart Coupe examines

Paul Kelly's life from a young man who only really

picked up a guitar in his late teens, to an Australian

music icon.

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PIG THE BLOB

Aaron Blabey

Hardback RRP $17.99

September release,

advance orders

welcome

Pig is the world's

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can make him put

down the snacks and

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WELCOME

BABY, TO THIS

WORLD

Jess Racklyeft

Hardback

RRP $19.99

September release, advance orders welcome

Tides will rise and moons will fall

I'll be beside you through it all

This delightful story is filled with love, hope and

possibility, and is the perfect gift for new babies

everywhere. From the bestselling author of

There's Only One Mum Like You. Age: 0+

WHAT DO YOU

CALL YOUR

GRANDPA?

Ashleigh Barton &

Martina Heiduczek

(Illus)

Hardback RRP $17.99

In every country around

the world are grandpas

short and tall. Though they go by different names,

we love them one and all.

What Do You Call Your Grandpa? is a love letter to

grandfathers and families from every corner of the

globe. Age: 4+

HOWL

Kat Patrick &

Evie Barrow (Illus)

Hardback RRP $24.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Maggie is having a bad

day. She's ready to

explode when wolfish

instincts start to kick

in. Thankfully Mum helps Maggie learn to express

her emotions in creative and empowering ways.

Howl is a heartfelt tale of big feelings, family

love, and how we can be ourselves even after the

wildest changes. Age: 5+

THE POLAR

BEAR IN SYDNEY

HARBOUR

Beck Feiner &

Robin Feiner

Hardback RRP $24.99

September release,

advance orders

welcome

When Hannah

spots a polar bear in Sydney Harbour, she knows

something isn't right ... But none of the adults

seem to notice him at all. Can Hannah help her

new friend find his way back home?

An empowering and inspiring new picture book

about standing tall and shining bright. Age: 3+

LITTLELIGHT

Kelly Canby

Hardback RRP $24.99

When bricks start to

go missing from the

town of Littlelight,

the mayor whips his

citizens into a frenzy of

aggravation. But when

the townspeople find the

thief, and her motive,

they discover perhaps it is the mayor who is the

problem. Age 4+

NOT CUTE.

Philip Bunting

Hardback RRP $17.99

Quokka did not like

being cute. Not one

bit. The romping,

stomping, chomping

tale of one stubbornly

adorable marsupial.

From the quirkly and

celebrated author/illustrator of Mopoke, Koalas

Eat Gum Leaves and Kookaburras Love To Laugh.

Age: 3+

DHARMA

THE LLAMA

Matt Cosgrove

Hardback RRP $17.99

Dharma the Llama

doesn't run with the

herd. She likes to do

things her own way.

The other llamas

don't understand

why she's always reading. But when the herd get

into trouble, can Dharma's books save the day?

Age: 3+

IF YOU COME

TO EARTH

Sophie Blackall

Hardback RRP $34.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

From two-time

Caldecott Winner

author-illustrator Sophie

Blackall. If You Came

to Earth is a glorious

guide to our home planet, and a call for us to take

care of both Earth and each other. Age: 5+

FOUND

Bruce Pascoe

& Charmaine

Ledden-Lewis

(Illus)

Hardback

RRP $24.99

This gentle story

set in the rugged

Australian bush is

about a small calf who becomes separated from

his family. The little calf is alone and simply wants

his mother, sisters and brothers. He can see other

animals, and after running to the river, manages to

ask some horses if they are his family. The calf’s

family have been taken away in the back of a noisy

truck. So begins the little calf’s journey to find his

family.

In Found we share the calf’s point of view in

an evocative story, accompanied by stunning

illustrations.. Age: 0+

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FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES

MY PLACE FOR

YOUNGER READERS

Sally Morgan

Paperback RRP $17.99

THE GREAT

AUSTRALIAN CLASSIC

ADAPTED FOR

YOUNGER READERS

Sally Morgan's My Place,

is perhaps the best loved

biography of Aboriginal

Australia ever written.

My Place for Younger Readers is an abridged

edition that retains all the charm and power of the

original. Age: 10+

HOW TO WRITE THE

SOUNDTRACK TO

YOUR LIFE

Fiona Hardy

Paperback RRP $16.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

When Murphy plays one of

her songs in a music class,

she's shocked by how

much her classmates love

it. That is, until they hear a

similar tune and accuse Murphy of stealing.

From CBCA Notable author Fiona Hardy comes

a funny, moving and unforgettable mystery about

finding your voice. Age: 9+

THE WITCH'S BOY

Kelly Barnhill

Paperback RRP $16.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

A stunning novel from the

Newbery Medal winning and

New York Times bestselling

author of The Girl Who

Drank the Moon.

Can the Witch's boy and the

daughter of the Bandit King

trust each other long enough to stop the

war that's about to boil over between their

kingdoms? Age: 9+

THE LOST SOUL

ATLAS

Zana Fraillon

Paperback RRP $19.99

A powerful story of hope

and friendship from the

award-winning author

of The Bone Sparrow.

Loyalty is tested, and a

cruel twist of fate leads to

an act of ultimate betrayal

in this epic story that

spans a city, a decade, and the divide between life

and death itself. Age: 12+

THE SILVER ARROW

Lev Grossman

Paperback RRP $14.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Lev Grossman's first

children's book is a

journey you'll never forget:

a rip-roaring adventure

from desert plains to

snow-covered mountains

and everything in between.

Packed with exciting creatures from the indignant

porcupine to the lost polar bear and the adorable

baby pangolin, The Silver Arrow is a classic story

about saving our endangered animals and the

places they live. Age: 8+

ACROSS THE

RISEN SEA

Bren MacDibble

Paperback RRP $16.99

Across the Risen Sea

is an action-packed,

compelling and heartfelt

middle-fiction adventure,

set in a post-climate

change landscape, from

the multi-award winning

author of How to Bee and

The Dog Runner. Age: 9+

THE SECRET CAVE:

WOLF GIRL 3

Anh Do & Lachlan

Creagh (Illus)

Paperback RRP $15.99

The latest in the wildly

exciting adventure series

from bestselling author

Anh Do. Gwen has been

searching for her family

for a long time. Just when

she feels she is close, the

soldiers following her start

to close in. Then one of her dogs is injured, and the

gang must slow down...

Who can Gwen trust? And how will she keep her

pack safe from dangerous enemies? Does this spell

disaster for the one and

only Wolf Girl? Age: 8+

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LET'S RACE!

LET'S CLEAN UP!

Chris Ferrie

Hardbacks

RRP $22.99 each

September release,

advance orders welcome

Equip the next generation

of scientists with Chris

Ferrie's Everyday Science

Academy series.

Let's Race! offers a kidfriendly

introduction to

special relativity and the

speed of light.

Let's Clean Up! teaches kids about entropy,

thermodynamics and statistical physics.

With real-world and practical examples, young

readers will have a firm grasp of scientific and

mathematical concepts to help answer many of

their "why" questions. Age: 5+

BESTSELLING KIDS SERIES

NINJA GIANTS!: NINJA

KID, BOOK 6

Anh Do

Paperback RRP $15.99

GRIME AND

PUNISHMENT: DOG

MAN, BOOK 9

Dav Pilkey

Paperback RRP $17.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

BELLY FLOP: FUNNY

KID, BOOK 8

Matt Stanton

Paperback RRP $14.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

PLANET WEIRD!:

WEIRDO, BOOK 15

Anh Do

Paperback RRP $15.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

THE BATTLE OF BOOK

WEEK: YOURS TROOLIE,

ALICE TOOLIE, BOOK 3

Kate & Jol Temple,

Illus. by Georgia Draws

a House

Paperback RRP $14.99

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TEEN & YA

INSPIRED

THE ERASURE

INITIATIVE

Lili Wilkinson

Paperback

RRP $19.99

A girl wakes up on a

self-driving bus. She

has no memory of how

she got there or who

she is. Her nametag

reads CECILY. The

six other people of the

bus are just like her:

no memories, only

nametags. There’s a screen on each seatback that

gives them instructions. A series of tests begin,

with simulations projected onto the front window

of the bus. The passengers must each choose

an outcome; majority wins. But as the testing

progresses, deadly secrets are revealed, and the

stakes get higher and higher. Soon Cecily is no

longer just fighting for her freedom – she’s fighting

for her life. A brilliant psychological YA thriller – a

timely novel about the intensity and unpredictability

of human behaviour under pressure. Age: 14+

THE OTHER SIDE

OF THE SKY

Amie Kaufman &

Meagan Spooner

Paperback RRP $19.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

A magnetic and addictive

tale of star-crossed love,

inexplicable magic and an

impossible choice. Science

and faith collide in this tale

of magic, destiny and the

changing truths found through love by the awardwinning

authors of the bestselling Starbound trilogy.

Age: 12+ Enter now for your chance to WIN a YA

pack. For details go to the competition page at

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CHALLENGER DEEP

Neal Shusterman

Paperback RRP $18.99

A captivating novel about

mental illness that lingers

long beyond the last

page, Challenger Deep

is a deeply powerful

and personal novel.

Laurie Halse Anderson,

award-winning author of

Speak, calls Challenger

Deep "a brilliant journey across the dark sea of

the mind; frightening, sensitive, and powerful.

Simply extraordinary." Age: 14+

LONER

Georgina Young

Paperback RRP $24.99

Lona has dropped out

of art school and no

one is quite sure why,

least of all Lona. It's just

that nothing in her life

seems to make sense

anymore, including art.

Her aimlessness terrifies

her, but everyone else

appears oblivious to her fears and she just can't

seem to shake her existential angst. Age: 18+

FIN & RYE &

FIREFLIES

Harry Cook

Paperback RRP $17.99

Fin & Rye & Fireflies

is a gloriously upbeat

LGBTQI+ novel of love,

hope and friendship —

showing that although it's

not always rainbows and

fireflies, life's too short to

be anyone but yourself.

Age: 14+

OTTOLENGHI

FLAVOUR

Yotam

Ottolenghi

& Ixta Belfrage

Hardback

RRP $55.00

September release,

advance orders

welcome

In this stunning

new cookbook

Yotam and

co-writer Ixta

Belfrage break down the three factors that create

flavour and offer innovative vegetable dishes that

deliver brand-new ingredient combinations to

excite and inspire.

Ottolenghi FLAVOUR combines simple recipes

for weeknights, low-effort high-impact dishes,

and standout meals for the relaxed cook. Packed

with signature colourful photography, FLAVOUR

not only inspires us with what to cook, but how

flavour is dialled up and why it works.

STEP-BY-STEP

VEG PATCH

Lucy

Chamberlain

Hardback

RRP $39.99

Step-by-step Veg

Patch contains

brilliantly simple

instructions on how

to grow the most

common vegetables,

fruits and herbs (including 275 varieties), especially

designed for Australian climates. Whether you have

a few pots inside, a small raised bed, a vegetable

patch or a larger area, this is the one-stop shop for

anyone wanting to grow and eat their own food.

NOW IT'S EDWARD'S TURN!

MIDNIGHT SUN

Stephenie Meyer

Paperback RRP $32.99

When Edward Cullen and

Bella Swan met in Twilight,

an iconic love story was

born. But until now, fans

have heard only Bella's side

of the story. At last, readers

can experience Edward's

version in Midnight Sun.

This unforgettable tale as

told through Edward's eyes takes on a new and

decidedly dark twist. How can he justify following

his heart if it means leading Bella into danger?

THE RECKLESS

AFTERLIFE OF

HARRIET STOKER

Lauren James

Paperback RRP $18.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

When Harriet Stoker dies

falling from a balcony

in a long-abandoned

building, she discovers

a world of ghosts with

magical powers. Harriet is willing to do anything

to unleash her own power, but when all of eternity

is at stake, the afterlife can be a dangerous place

to make an enemy. Age: 14+

THE ETHICAL

OMNIVORE

Laura Dalrymple &

Grant Hilliard

Hardback

RRP $39.99

The Ethical Omnivore

explores the

solution: living with a

conscience; asking

the right questions of

whomever sells you

meat or of the labels you read; and learning how

to respect the animal so much that you're willing to

cook something other than chicken breast.

A handbook and cookbook for anyone who truly

cares about the meat they eat.

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LIVING

NATURE & SCIENCE

365 DAYS OF ART

IN NATURE

Lorna Scobie

Paperback RRP $22.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

In 365 Days of Art in

Nature, Lorna Scobie,

invites the reader to

take a closer look at the

natural world - whether

that's outside on location, or inside their own home

- reminding us all that regardless of whether we

live in the city or the countryside, wildlife is just on

our doorstep. Also availble in the series: 365 Days

of Creativity, 365 Days of Drawing and 365 Days

of Art.

THE SUSTAINABLE

HOUSE

HANDBOOK

Josh Byrne

Paperback

RRP $39.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Your comprehensive

guide to building an

affordable, eco-friendly

and energy- plus water-efficient green home for

the future. Sustainability expert and Gardening

Australia presenter Josh Byrne takes readers

through the process of planning a 10-Star rated

high-performance home according to the Australian

Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme

(NatHERS), and outlines how it is possible to build

with conventional materials, in an accessible and

cost-effective way.

THE ARTISAN

KITCHEN

James Strawbridge

Hardback

RRP $49.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Giving a modern twist

to age-old techniques,

The Artisan Kitchen

shows you how to

master 25 preserving and cooking processes,

from fermenting to cheese making, hot smoking to

sourdough baking. Discover how to brew perfect

sweet-sour kombucha; make a fresh-tasting

chutney; dry cure bresaola and create your own

sourdough starter. Be inspired to experiment with

more than 150 recipe ideas.

THE BIRD WAY

Jennifer Ackerman

Paperback RRP $35.00

Drawing on personal

observations, the latest

science, and her birdrelated

travel around the

world, from the tropical

rainforests of eastern

Australia to the islands of

Alaska, Ackerman shows

there is clearly no single

bird way of being. The Bird Way dramatically shifts

our understanding of birds, about how they live and

how they think.

THE LAST LIONS OF

AFRICA

Anthony Ham

Paperback RRP $32.99

An incredible and moving

account of one man's

journey into the world of

lions, why they are fast

disappearing and what

can be done to save them

from extinction and thus

save Africa, whose delicate

ecosystem depends on these apex predators to

keep everything in balance.

PLUSES AND

MINUSES: HOW

MATHS SOLVES OUR

PROBLEMS

Stefan Buijsman

Paperback RRP $32.99

Thousands of years

ago, the inhabitants of

Mesopotamia became

the first humans to use

numbers. Since then,

mathematics has become

an unstoppable force. It's behind almost everything,

from search engines to cruise control, from coffeemakers

to timetables. But now that we hardly ever

need to do arithmetic, how relevant is mathematics

to everyday life?

THE GENES THAT

MAKE US

Edwin Kirk

Paperback RRP $32.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

Whether directly inherited

or modified by our

environment, genes control

or significantly influence

almost every aspect of our

lives. In The Genes That

Make Us, Australian Professor Edwin Kirk explains

everything you need to know about genetics with

clarity, insight, and great humanity.

LANDSCAPES

OF OUR HEARTS:

RECONCILING

PEOPLE AND

ENVIRONMENT

Matthew Colloff

Paperback

RRP $34.99

On this ancient continent, waves of people have

made their mark on the landscape; in turn, it too

has shaped them.

If we look afresh at our history through the land

we live on, might Indigenous and non-Indigenous

Australians find a path to a shared future?

An epic exploration of our relationship with

this country, Landscapes of Our Hearts takes

us from the Great Barrier Reef to the Central

Desert, the High Country to Canberra’s

Limestone Plains. It is a book of hope and offers

the possibility that a renewed connection to the

landscape and to each other could pave the way

towards reconciliation.

It will change the way you see this land.

WINDFALL:

UNLOCKING A

FOSSIL-FREE FUTURE

Ketan Joshi

Paperback RRP $29.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

We've had a decade of

distraction and inaction

on climate change, but

what made things go so

very wrong in Australia?

And what can the rest of the world learn from

our mistakes – and opportunities? In Windfall,

renewable energy expert Ketan Joshi examines how

renewable energy can take us from the path of selfdestruction

to a path of sustainability and fairness.

BODY COUNT

Paddy Manning

Paperback RRP $32.99

Suddenly, when the

country caught fire,

people realised what the

government has not: that

climate change is killing

us. But climate deaths

didn't start in 2019.

Medical officers have

been warning of a health

emergency as temperatures rise for years, and for

at least a decade Australians have been dying from

the plagues of climate change – from heat, flood,

disease, smoke. And now, pandemic.

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MORE GREAT BOOKS

SAM BLOOM: HEARTACHE & BIRDSONG

Samantha Bloom, Cameron Bloom

& Bradley Trevor Greive

Hardback RRP $32.99

September release, advance orders welcome

The follow-up to the award-winning, international

bestselling sensation Penguin Bloom.

In Sam Bloom, Sam tells her own story for the

first time. Sam's journey back from the edge of

death and the depths of despair is so much more

than an account of overcoming adversity. Sam's

captivating true story - written by close friend

and bestselling author Bradley Trevor Greive, and

featuring extraordinary photographs taken by

Sam's husband, Cameron Bloom - is humbling,

heartbreaking and uplifting in equal measure.

A triumph of raw emotion and incredible beauty,

Sam Bloom: Heartache & Birdsong is

a truly unforgettable book.

HUMAN NATURE:

PLANET EARTH IN

OUR TIME

Geoff Blackwell

Hardback RRP $65.00

September release,

advance orders welcome

With extinction looming

over one million species

of plants and animals this

is a timely book. With compassion, insight and

in compelling detail twelve of the world's most

influential contemporary photographers share their

extraordinary images and the stories behind them,

and seek to understand what really matters now for

humanity and the planet.

THE MUSEUM OF

WHALES YOU WILL

NEVER SEE

A. Kendra Greene

Paperback RRP $32.99

Welcome to Iceland, a very

small nation with a very

large number (two hundred

and sixty five) of (mostly)

very small museums.

Meet the obsessives and

dreamers of this remote

island nation, and travel through the collections of

Iceland's eclectic museums and into its curious past.

HALLIDAY WINE

COMPANION 2021

James Halliday

Paperback RRP $39.99

For over thirty years

James Halliday has been

Australia's most respected

wine critic, and his Halliday

Wine Companion is

recognised as the industry

benchmark for Australian

wine. The Halliday Wine

Companion is the go-to guide for wine ratings,

regions, best varietals, winery reviews and a curated

selection of the best wines in Australia.

THIS ONE WILD AND

PRECIOUS LIFE:

A HOPEFUL PATH

FORWARD IN A

FRACTURED WORLD

Sarah Wilson

Hardback RRP $34.99

September release,

advance orders welcome

International bestselling

author and activist Sarah Wilson goes on a threeyear

hiking odyssey around the world, following in

the footsteps of great thinkers and artists to pave

a radically hopeful path to the connected,

meaningful and kind life we all crave. This is

the perfect book for these uncertain times.

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4 Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

5 Normal People by Sally Rooney

6 The Bluffs by Kyle Perry

7 The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams

8 Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld

9 American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

10 Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton

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by Suzanne Collins

4 Bluey: Big Backyard (A Colouring Book)

5 Bluey: The Creek (A Board Book)

6 Bluey: The Beach (A Lift-the-Flap Book)

7 Bluey: All About Bluey (A Shaped Board Book)

8 Bluey: Time to Play! (Sticker Activity Book)

9 Bluey: All About Bingo (A Shaped Board Book)

10 Young Dark Emu: A Truer History by Bruce Pascoe

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subject to change without notice by publishers. In most cases, any title not currently in stock can easily be ordered in at your request. All special prices and offers are valid from 10/8/20

to 31/10/20 unless otherwise stated or stock has sold out. © Leading Edge Books 2020

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