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NAIDOC Week 2018 celebrated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island women and the significant roles they have played – and continue to play – in their communities. Helen Ing Nellie is …

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A.J. Betts’ post-apocalyptic novel depicts a society that lives – architecturally and socially – like bees in a hive. It is a contained world of three hundred people with fixed …

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Duck may not have much to say, other than his/her name, apparently but the other farmyard creatures ignore it at their peril. Young readers will revel in turning the pages …

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Fans of David Whish-Wilson’s trilogy of crime novels featuring Frank Swann will recognise his superb storytelling style and elegant prose in this gripping new work of historical fiction that binds …

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In this debut poetry collection Godfrey explores a variety of issues with grit and grace: relationships, gender politics, the body, friendship, love, trauma, sorrow, delight. The language is not demanding …

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The author was inspired to write this YA novella after finding out about a tragic real life case of cyberbullying – one that resulted in the victim committing suicide. Jenna’s Truth tells …

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Fans of rural romance will be delighted with True Blue, Sasha Wasley’s sequel to her popular first novel, Dear Banjo. The story centres around artist Free (Freya) Paterson upon her return to …

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