The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck Journal
Offering a series of interactive exercises based on Mark’s extensive research into what works, this journal will help you avoid the crazy-making traps of life and guide you to a saner version of yourself.
Offering a series of interactive exercises based on Mark’s extensive research into what works, this journal will help you avoid the crazy-making traps of life and guide you to a saner version of yourself.
Nora has been through enough break-ups to know she’s the woman men date before they find their happy-ever-after. That’s why Nora’s sister has persuaded her to swap her desk in the city for a month’s holiday in Sunshine Falls, North Carolina. It’s a small town straight out of a romance novel, but instead of meeting sexy lumberjacks, handsome doctors or cute bartenders, Nora keeps bumping into…Charlie.
Nisha has crossed oceans to give her child a future. By day she cares for Petra’s daughter; at night she mothers her own little girl by the light of a phone. Nisha’s lover, Yiannis, is a poacher, hunting the tiny songbirds on their way to Africa each winter. His dreams of a new life, and of marrying Nisha, are shattered when she vanishes.
There’s word of a last-ditch shipment of drugs and weapons crossing the Mexican border ahead of new restrictive gun laws. Before Lindsay can act, her top informant tips her to a case that hits disturbingly close to home.
They think I’m a young, idealistic law student, that I’m passionate about reforming a corrupt and brutal system. They think I’m working hard to impress them. They think I’m here to save an innocent man on death row. They’re wrong. I’m going to bury him.
These ten tales of the world’s craziest creatures will have you shaking with laughter. You’ll never look at pets in the same way again! Marvel at Houdini, the magician’s rabbit. Take a trip around the world with Zoom, the supersonic tortoise. Gasp at the chaos created by Griselda, a grizzly bear with a big secret. And RUN FOR YOUR LIVES! It’s Furp, the monstrous goldfish!
In 12 Rules for Life, acclaimed public thinker and clinical psychologist Jordan B. Peterson offered an antidote to the chaos in our lives: eternal truths applied to modern anxieties. His insights have helped millions of readers and resonated powerfully around the world.
By Ruth Wilson An uplifting and delightfully bookish memoir about an 89-year-old woman who reclaims her life by re-reading each of Jane Austen’s novels. As she approached the age of seventy, Ruth Wilson began to have recurring dreams about losing her voice. Unable to dismiss her feelings of unexplainable sadness, she made the radical decision…
As she approached the age of seventy, Ruth Wilson began to have recurring dreams about losing her voice. Unable to dismiss her feelings of unexplainable sadness, she made the radical decision to retreat from her conventional life with her husband to a sunshine-yellow cottage in the Southern Highlands where she lived alone for the next decade.
Out of the blue, Gertie’s husband decides they need a break and he’s leaving her with their three children. Two streets east and three gardens down, successful businesswoman Rachael discovers her husband has cheated on her – again – even though she’s pregnant with his third child. Thrown together by a chance encounter, the two women bond over the shared disaster that is their marriages.
But did one husband push his wife too far?
This is the only money guide you’ll ever need. That’s a bold claim, given there are thousands of finance books on the shelves. Yet there’s a reason this book is in one in every 20 Australian homes. You’ll find out how to create an entire financial plan that is so simple you can sketch it on the back of a serviette … and you’ll be able to manage your money in 10 minutes a week.
Malibu: August, 1983. It’s the day of Nina Riva’s annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, the talented surfer and supermodel; brothers Jay and Hud, one a championship surfer, the other a renowned photographer; and their adored baby sister, Kit. Together, the siblings are a source of fascination in Malibu and the world over-especially as the offspring of the legendary singer, Mick Riva.
Based on three true stories, Heartsick is a compelling narrative nonfiction account of the many lows and occasional surprising highs of heartbreak. Bruising, beautiful, achingly specific but wholeheartedly universal, it reminds us that emotional pain can make us as it breaks us, and that storytelling has the ultimate healing power.
ollowing Jordanna’s very funny and sometimes painfully honest personal journey of self-discovery in the bestselling Make It Happen, this is a practical guide to discovering who you really are and manifesting your best self. It’s your backstage pass to the ups and downs that inevitably come with doing the ‘work’.
When Melbourne lawyer Nathan Smithson takes on the case of mad, wealthy Edward Fonçeca’s inheritance trial against his ruthless brother in 1902, he must unearth long-buried family secrets to have any chance of winning.
The small town of Nannine lies in the harsh red interior of New South Wales. Once a thriving outback centre, years of punishing drought have whittled it down to no more than a couple of pubs and a police station. And its one sinister claim to fame: the still-unsolved disappearance of Evelyn McCreery nineteen years ago from the bedroom she shared with her twin sister.
Sarah Calhoun is a regular Sydney soccer mum, but she’s keeping terrifying secrets from everyone she loves . . . and her past is about to catch up with her. When two men from Northern Ireland hunt her down, she’s forced to return to Belfast to testify at a murder trial. Caught in the crossfire of an obsessive policeman driven by a disturbing past, and a brutal IRA executioner, Sarah faces an impossible choice.
Chemist Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact, Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing. But it’s the early 1960s and her all-male team at Hastings Research Institute take a very unscientific view of equality. Except for one: Calvin Evans; the lonely, brilliant, Nobel-prize nominated grudge-holder who falls in love with – of all things – her mind. True chemistry results.
Alice Vega has made a career of finding the missing and vulnerable against a ticking clock, but she’s never had a case like that of Zeb Williams, missing for thirty years. It was 1984, and the big Cal-Stanford football game was tied with seconds left on the clock. Zeb Williams grabbed the ball and ran the wrong way, through the marching band, off the field, and out of the stadium. He disappeared into legend, replete with Elvis-like sightings and a cult following.
Penny can’t help but compare herself to her friends. Annie is about to become a senior associate at her law firm, Bec has just got engaged, Leo is dating everyone this side of the Yarra, and Penny is just … waiting. Waiting for Max, her on-again, off-again boyfriend, to allow her to spend the night, waiting for the promotion she was promised, waiting for her Valium to kick in. Waiting for her real life to start.
When a high-profile murder lands literally at her feet, Detective Emilia Hart sees a chance to expand her caseload beyond the endless succession of domestic violence matters she is forced to investigate. But this is no simple investigation.
Evie Shine is adrift. After two decades of marriage, her husband has left her. Possibly for another woman. He isn’t saying. That Evie has spent her career dissecting relationships and mending broken hearts doesn’t help at all – it just makes everything worse. How did she not see this coming? And what’s she meant to do now?
Bidding adios to work and Sydney, Erna and Alex decide to pursue a dream of living in the north of Spain. They fall in love with a tiny Castilian village, and set about restoring a long-forgotten, falling down villa that will soon be their new home.
People went on about death bringing friends together, but it wasn’t true. The graveyard, the stony dirt – that’s what it was like now . . . Despite the three women knowing each other better than their own siblings, Sylvie’s death had opened up strange caverns of distance between them.
Esme is born into a world of words. Motherless and irrepressibly curious, she spends her childhood in the ‘Scriptorium’, a garden shed in Oxford where her father and a team of dedicated lexicographers are collecting words for the very first Oxford English Dictionary. Esme’s place is beneath the sorting table, unseen and unheard. One day a slip of paper containing the word ‘bondmaid’ flutters to the floor. Esme rescues the slip and stashes it in an old wooden case that belongs to her friend, Lizzie, a young servant in the big house.
In a world full of fear and uncertainty about our health, it can be difficult to know where to turn for actionable advice you can trust. Today, leading scientists and doctors in the field of regenerative medicine are developing diagnostic tools and safe and effective therapies that can free you from fear.
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.
From her place in the store, Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, watches carefully the behaviour of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass in the street outside. She remains hopeful a customer will soon choose her, but when the possibility emerges that her circumstances may change for ever, Klara is warned not to invest too much in the promises of humans.
Junius is the patriarch, a celebrated Shakespearean actor who fled bigamy charges in England, both a mesmerising talent and a man of terrifying instability. As his children grow up in a remote farmstead in 1830s rural Baltimore, the country draws ever closer to the boiling point of secession and civil war.
Lowen Ashleigh is a struggling writer on the brink of financial ruin when she accepts the job offer of a lifetime. Jeremy Crawford, husband of bestselling author Verity Crawford, has hired Lowen to complete the remaining books in a successful series his injured wife is unable to finish.
It’s opening night. The stage is set, the houselights have dimmed and the handsome male lead is waiting. This is your time. Your chance to prove you are so much more than the understudy. You have worked so hard and would have done almost anything to get here. But not what they are accusing you of – never that.
John Clare was a titan in Australian politics. The head of a powerful union and a key player in the election of Kevin Rudd as prime minister in 2007, he had long been tipped as a future leader himself. Supporting him in his push for power were his elegant wife Grace, his troubled children Sophie and Toby, and Tessa, the mistress he thought would stay secret.
Norfolk, 1643. With civil war tearing England apart, reluctant soldier Thomas Treadwater is summoned home by his sister, who accuses a new servant of improper conduct with their widowed father. By the time Thomas returns home, his father is insensible, felled by a stroke, and their new servant is in prison, facing charges of witchcraft.
Recently widowed, Miriam Duffy is a respectable North Shore real estate agent and devoted mother and grandmother. She was thrilled when her younger daughter Ally married her true love, but as time goes by Miriam wonders whether all is well with Ally, as she moves to the country and gradually withdraws, finding excuses every time Miriam offers to visit. Their relationship has always had its ups and downs, and Miriam tries to give her daughter the distance she so clearly wants. But is all as it seems?
An estranged father. An abused and abusive mother. An army of relatives. A tapestry of violence, woven across generations and geographies, from Turkey to Lebanon to Western Sydney. This is the legacy left to Jamal Smith, a young queer Muslim trying to escape a past in which memory and rumour trace ugly shapes in the dark. When every thread in life constricts instead of connects, how do you find a way to breathe? Torn between faith and fear, gossip and gospel, family and friendship, Jamal must find and test the limits of love.
As the pearling ships return to Bannin Bay after a long diving season, twenty-year-old Eliza Brightwell nervously awaits the arrival of her father’s boat.
But when his lugger finally limps in, it brings with it a tale of tragedy: Charles Brightwell, master pearler, has gone missing at sea.
One little camper went to the fireside. One little camper stood alone. One did a dreadful thing, and made sure another never made it back home.
In Northern New South Wales, heavily pregnant and a week away from maternity leave, Detective Sergeant Kate Miles is exhausted and counting down the days. But a violent hold-up at a local fast-food restaurant with unsettling connections to her own past, means that her final days will be anything but straightforward.
Back in the long ago nineties, Rachel Walsh was a mess.
But a spell in rehab transformed everything. Life became very good, very quickly. These days, Rachel has love, family, a great job as an addiction counsellor, she even gardens. Her only bad habit is a fondness for expensive trainers.
But with the sudden reappearance of a man she’d once loved, her life wobbles.
As Orphan X, he was a government assassin for the off-the-books Orphan Program. After he broke with the Program, he adopted a new name and a new mission–The Nowhere Man, helping the most desperate in their times of trouble. Having just survived an attack on his life and the complete devastation of his base of operations, as well as his complicated (and deepening) relationship with his neighbor Mia Hall, Evan isn’t interested in taking on a new mission. But one finds him anyway.
Bryce Quinlan and Hunt Athalar have made a pact. As they process the events of the Spring they will keep things … platonic … until the Solstice. But can they resist when the crackling tension between them is enough to set the whole of Crescent City aflame?
Hidden in the depths of 18th-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kind of clientele. Women across the city whisper of a mysterious figure named Nella who sells well-disguised poisons to use against the oppressive men in their lives. But the apothecary’s fate is jeopardised when her newest patron, a precocious twelve-year-old, makes a fatal mistake, sparking a string of consequences that echo through the centuries.
Texas, 1934. Elsa Martinelli had finally found the life she’d yearned for. A family, a home and a livelihood on a farm on the Great Plains. But when drought threatens all she and her community hold dear, Elsa’s world is shattered to the winds. Fearful of the future, when Elsa wakes to find her husband has fled, she is forced to make the most agonizing decision of her life. Fight for the land she loves or take her beloved children, Loreda and Ant, west to California in search of a better life.
Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher is a drifter. He’s just passing through Margrave, Georgia, and in less than an hour, he’s arrested for murder. Not much of a welcome. All Reacher knows is that he didn’t kill anybody. At least not here. Not lately. But he doesn’t stand a chance of convincing anyone. Not in Margrave, Georgia. Not a chance in hell.
In an alternate version of 1893 America, New York is part of the Free States, where people may live and love whomever they please (or so it seems). The fragile young scion of a distinguished family resists betrothal to a worthy suitor, drawn to a charming music teacher of no means. In a 1993 Manhattan besieged by the AIDS epidemic, a young Hawaiian man lives with his much
older, wealthier partner, hiding his troubled childhood and the fate of his father. And in 2093, in a world riven by plagues and governed by totalitarian rule, a powerful scientist’s damaged granddaughter tries to navigate life without him-and solve the mystery of her husband’s disappearances.
Seventeen-year-old Samuel Sooleyman comes from a village in South Sudan, a war-torn country where one third of the population is a refugee. His great love is basketball: his prodigious leap and lightning speed make him an exceptional player. And it may also bring him his big chance: he has been noticed by a coach taking a youth team to the United States.
By Damien Cave When Damien Cave brought his young family to Sydney to set up the New York Times’ Australian Bureau, they encountered the local pursuits of Nippers and surfing – and a completely different approach to risk that changed the way they lived their lives. Damien Cave has always been fascinated by risk. Having…
By Russel Hutchings HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO PROTECT YOUR COUNTRY? John Devereaux, an SAS Warrant Officer, is seconded to the Australian Secret Intelligence Service and handed a mission that will test him to his very core – both professionally and personally. The operationally deniable mission: infiltrate into Cambodia via parachute in the dead…
By Sarah Pearse “An eerie, atmospheric novel that had me completely on the edge of my seat.” —Reese Witherspoon You won’t want to leave. . . until you can’t. Half-hidden by forest and overshadowed by threatening peaks, Le Sommet has always been a sinister place. Long plagued by troubling rumors, the former abandoned sanatorium has…
By Peter Papathanasiou A small outback town wakes to a savage murder. Molly Abbott, a popular teacher at the local school, is found taped to a tree and stoned to death. Suspicion falls on the refugees at the new detention centre on Cobb’s northern outskirts. Tensions are high between immigrants and some of the town’s…
By Shankari Chandran ‘Deftly traversing time, culture and continent to weave a tale of both home and unbelonging, this is truly a novel not to be missed.’ – Maxine Beneba Clarke, author of Foreign Soil and The Hate Race Welcome to Cinnamon Gardens, a home for those who are lost and the stories they treasure….
By Ewa Ramsey Heart-wrenching, heartwarming and ultimately uplifting – a story about the power of a little kindness. A story of friendship, love and what it means to truly live when, sometimes, it may seem easier not to. Caitlin is convinced she’s going to die. Two years ago she was a normal twenty-something with a…
By Ruth McIver For readers of Gillian Flynn comes an unforgettable story of murder, trauma and childhoods lost from the Richell Prize winning debut author. I used to think that I’d escaped Southport . . .Now I realised, Southport had been coming for me all this time. Erin Sloane was sixteen when high school senior…
By Tori Haschka A deliciously hilarious, honest and heartfelt portrayal of modern-day motherhood and the saving grace of female friendship. Grace Harkness looks like she has it all – two beautiful children, four cookbooks under her belt and an idyllic beachside home #blessed. But add another baby on the way (oops), a spouse that is…
By Jacqueline Maley How can you write other people’s stories, when you won’t admit the truth of your own? An absorbing, moving, ruefully tender, witty and wise novel of marriage, motherhood and the paths we navigate through both, for fans of Ann Patchett and Anne Tyler. ‘I loved The Truth About Her. It’s an intelligent,…
By Kelli Hawkins A dark, twisting tale of guilt and obsession which will leave you gasping’ Petronella McGovern, author of Six Minutes The stunningly tense, page-turning top 10 bestseller for all fans of The Woman in the Window and The Girl on the Train. The perfect house. The perfect family. Too good to be true….
By Christian Hull The hilarious, no-filter memoir from beloved comedian and social media star Christian Hull. ‘I loved it! You’ll binge read it! It’s un-put-down-able! Seriously funny.’ TANYA HENNESSY Christian Hull is a hardcore introvert. He loves being a little bit famous for his videos, but at the end of the day he’s a lone…
By Rebecca Starford A page-turning World War Two spy thriller, based on true events. ‘The Imitator gripped me to the end: I devoured it … What a rare treat to find a novel that offers both white-knuckled suspense and evocative, beautiful prose. I loved it.’ – Hannah Kent, author of Burial Rites and The Good…
By Paige Clark You do not know of Paige Clark, but you soon will. I know lots of things now that I’m dead. Peter from Apartment Two has a spastic bladder. My former boss Morgan keeps her toenails in a gold jewellery box. My brother and his wife are trying for a baby. I always…
By Peter Rees/ Sue Langford Through a precious cache of WWII letters, a story of war is revealed. But also, most movingly, a story of love, resilience and survival, from award-winning and bestselling writer, Peter Rees and Sue Langford.. Doug Heywood was a teenager when he discovered, in a shoebox hidden in a wardrobe, hundreds…
By John Birmingham With their advanced tech rendered null by the Sturm’s attack, humanity face certain annihilation. Their only hope lies with a few brave souls who survived the initial onslaught – these five heroes might be humanity’s only hope. Space opera on an epic scale – as it should be. Part two of a…
By Bridie Jabour An oddly optimistic, witty and insightful generation-defining book for a lost generation, the miserable millennials, from Bridie Jabour, opinion editor at Guardian Australia In 2019, Bridie Jabour wrote a piece for the Guardian about the malaise of millennials and how the painful, protracted end of their adolescence is finally hitting home. They’re…
By Brooke McAlary From the internationally bestselling author of SLOW comes a new call-to-arms for a new approach to living well – for everyone. There is little doubt that the world is in desperate need of care; however, despite the overwhelming global problems that face us, we can find ourselves caring too much, while at…
By Karin Tanabe An exhilarating tale of one remarkable woman’s journey to find her purpose, and herself, in post-war America. New York, 1954. A Fifth Avenue address, parties at the Plaza, two healthy sons and the ideal husband: what looks like a perfect life for Katharina Edgeworth is anything but. As a single girl in…
By Jacinta Tynan Providing inspirational support, advice and a lifeline for single parents no matter what their circumstances, this is a unique guide to navigating solo parenthood – from journalist, Sunday Life columnist and single mum, Jacinta Tynan. ‘An intimate guide to resilience and healing.’ Juanita Phillips, author of A Pressure Cooker Saved My Life…
By Dianne O’Brien From stolen childhood to remarkable leader … a memoir of survival and triumph. From a victim of the ‘stolen generations’ comes a remarkable memoir of abuse, survival – and ultimately hope. Born in country NSW in the 1940s, baby Dianne is immediately taken from her Aboriginal mother. Raised in the era of…
By Camilla Lackberg A gripping new novel from No. 1 international bestseller and Swedish crime sensation Camilla Lackberg She is safe…Faye Adelheim deserves the life she has. After fleeing from a violent marriage, she has built her business into a global brand and is living in a beautiful villa in Italy with her daughter. Or…
By John Grisham The new incredible, must-read thriller from international bestseller John Grisham. Jake Brigance, lawyer hero of A Time to Kill and Sycamore Row, is back, in his toughest case ever. ‘A new Grisham legal thriller is always an event, but this one is exceptional as the author is returning to Jake Brigance, the…
By Matt Haig A hug in book form – the number one Sunday Times bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive rethinks the self-help book. Nothing is stronger than a small hope that doesn’t give up. The Comfort Book is a collection of little islands of hope. It gathers consolations and stories that give new…
By Christy Lefteri The powerful new novel from the bestselling author of The Beekeeper of Aleppo. ‘I’ve never read anything quite like Songbirds – a beautifully crafted novel that sits at the intersection of race and class, that flags the frank truth of the life of migrant workers for whom a flight to freedom can…
By Catherine Steadman THE NEW GRIPPING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF MR NOBODY AND SOMETHING IN THE WATER A woman has gone missingBut did she ever really exist? Mia Eliot has travelled from London to LA for pilot season. This is her big chance to make it as an actor…
By Nicola West Some secrets you try to hide. Others you don’t dare let out … Twin Peaks meets The Dry in a deliciously dark and twisted tale that unravels a small Australian country town Ambitious young journalist Marlowe ‘Lo’ Robertson would do anything to escape the suffocating confines of her small home town. While begrudgingly covering the…
By Ant Middleton NO.1 BESTSELLER ANT MIDDLETON SHARES HIS SECRETS ABOUT HIS POSITIVE MINDSET AND TEACHES YOU TO LIVE A LIFE WITH ZERO NEGATIVITY There are times when life feels like it has you cornered: financial difficulties, relationship issues, work problems, all of the above. Every one of us, at one time or another, will…
By Dervla McTiernan With her third novel Dervla McTiernan confirms she’s a born storyteller’ Val McDermid The unputdownable no.1 bestseller from the author of The Ruin and The Scholar. Police corruption, an investigation that ends in tragedy and the mystery of a little girl’s silence – three unconnected events that will prove to be linked…
By Karin Slaughter From the No.1 bestselling author comes a gripping new crime thriller featuring WILL TRENT and SARA LINTON. ‘Simply one of the best thriller writers working today’ Gillian Flynn He watches. A woman runs alone in the woods. She convinces herself she has no reason to be afraid, but she’s wrong. A predator…
By Karin Slaughter He saw what you did … He knows who you are. The stunning new standalone from the no.1 international bestselling author They thought they’d got away with it … they were wrong. Leigh and her sister Callie are not bad people – but one night, more than two decades ago, they did…
By Anna Downes For struggling actress Emily Proudman, life in London is not working out as planned – in fact, it’s falling apart. So when she 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 picture-perfect,…
By Carole Johnstone The most dangerous stories are the ones we tell ourselves… No. 36 Westeryk Road: an imposing flat-stone house on the outskirts of Edinburgh. A place of curving shadows and crumbling grandeur. But it’s what lies under the house that is extraordinary – Mirrorland. A vivid make-believe world that twin sisters Cat and…
By Christina Sweeney-Baird Glasgow, 2025. Dr Amanda Maclean is called to treat a young man with a mild fever. Within three hours he dies. The mysterious illness sweeps through the hospital with deadly speed. This is how it begins. The victims are all men. Dr Maclean raises the alarm, but the sickness spreads to every…
By Jeffery Deaver The gripping new thriller from the No.1 Sunday Times bestseller Jeffery Deaver Twist left. Unique Investigator Colter Shaw is searching for the answer to his father’s final, posthumous riddle. It will lead him to evidence that will topple the secretive espionage company, BlackBridge. Twist right. He believes BlackBridge to be responsible for…
By Daniel/ Oliver/ Cass R. Kahneman/ Sibony/ Sunstein From the world-leaders in strategic thinking and the multi-million copy bestselling authors of Thinking Fast and Slow and Nudge, the next big book to change the way you think. Wherever there is human judgment, there is noise. ‘Noise may be the most important book I’ve read in…
By Hugh Mackay Generous, erudite, optimistic and candid…Hugh Mackay encourages us to find the best in ourselves and in our society in both good and troubled times. Revolutions never start at the top. If we dare to dream of a more loving country – kinder, more compassionate, more cooperative, more respectful, more inclusive, more egalitarian,…
By Alicia McKay ‘In this moment, we need leaders more than ever. But, as Alicia McKay helps us understand, waiting two years for a piece of paper isn’t required to make a difference. Start where you are and start now.’ SETH GODIN, author of This is Marketing You Don’t Need an MBA demystifies the skills…
By Tim Marshall ‘Quite simply, one of the best books about geopolitics you could imagine: reading it is like having a light shone on your understanding’ – Nicholas Lezard, Evening Standard, on Prisoners of Geography If you want to understand what’s happening in the world, look at a map. Tim Marshall’s global bestseller Prisoners of…
By Kathryn Heyman A raw, painfully honest, heartbreaking account of a young woman raising herself out of abuse and poverty to become her own hero. A roadmap of recovery and transformation, this is the story of becoming heroic in a culture which doesn’t see heroism in the shape of a girl. At the age of…
By Tim S Grover and Shari Wenk From the elite performance coach for Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade and many others – and the author of the powerful bestseller Relentless – a no-holds-barred formula for winning that is ideal for business people, athletes and anybody wanting to achieve success. In Relentless, Tim Grover showed…
By Brian Hartzer Discover how to unlock the potential contained within your teams with this insightful resource The Leadership Star: A Practitioner’s Guide to Building Staff Engagement provides readers with a step-by-step guide to developing engagement within their professional teams in for-profit, non-profit, academic, and governmental organizations. Experienced executive, management consultant, and author Brian Hartzer…
By A.W. Hammond All the Light We Cannot See meets The Da Vinci Code in this riveting WWII mystery. He’ll do anything to save her … even work for the enemy. August, 1944. In German-occupied Paris, former schoolteacher Auguste Duchene has stumbled upon an unusual way to survive: he finds missing people. When he’s approached…
By James Delargy From the groundbreaking author of 55 comes an extraordinary new thriller… The Kane family, Lorcan, Naiyana and their young son, relocate from Perth to Kallayee, an abandoned mining town in the Great Victoria Desert to start over again, free from their chequered past. The town seems like the perfect getaway: Peaceful. Quiet….
By Anita Heiss Gundagai, 1852 The powerful Murrumbidgee River surges through town leaving death and destruction in its wake. It is a stark reminder that while the river can give life, it can just as easily take it away. Wagadhaany is one of the lucky ones. She survives. But…
By Meredith Jaffe Can a wedding dress save a bunch of hardened crims? The Full Monty meets Orange is the New Black in a poignantly comic story about a men’s prison sewing circle. Derek’s daughter Debbie is getting married. He’s desperate to be there, but he’s banged up in Yarrandarrah Correctional Centre for embezzling funds…
By Kathy Reichs I await the next Kathy Reichs’ thriller with the same anticipation I have for the new Lee Child or Patricia Cornwell’ JAMES PATTERSON NUMBER ONE NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author KATHY REICHS returns with her next edge-of-your seat thriller featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan. A storm has hit South Carolina, dredging up…
By Karen White A captivating story of friendship, love and betrayal – and finding hope in the darkness of war. London, 1939. Beautiful and ambitious Eva Harlow and her American best friend, Precious Dubose, are trying to make their way as fashion models. When Eva falls in love with Graham St. John, an aristocrat and…
By Clare Moleta As the resourceful, relentless Li tracks her lost daughter across a disintegrating country, the journey will test the limits of her trust, her hope and her love. Unsheltered will leave you wrung out and gasping. Relentlessly propulsive and profoundly moving, Unsheltered taps into some of our worst fears and most implacable motivations,…
By Gabriel Bergmoser Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide – an electrifying, heartpounding, truly unputdownable thriller. ‘A truly terrifying, breathlessly exciting novel. It gut punches you in the first few pages and doesn’t let you recover until the final, thrilling climax. An extraordinary book.’ M W Craven ‘An original and high-octane read, it makes Deliverance…
By Jacqueline Bublitz An extraordinary, unputdownable debut novel exploring trauma, connection, and our cultural obsession with dead girls. ‘Beautiful, brilliant and strangely joyous … will have you in its thrall from its powerful first page to its superb conclusion.’ Rose Carlyle, author of Girl in the Mirror ‘Addictive and utterly captivating. I couldn’t put it…
By Blanka Lipinska The sexy and deeply romantic internationally bestselling novel that inspired the blockbuster Netflix movie. Laura Biel and her boyfriend are on a dream vacation in beautiful Sicily. On the second day of their trip, her twenty-ninth birthday, she is kidnapped. Her kidnapper is none other than the head of a powerful…
By Andy Weir Ryland Grace is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission—and if he fails, humanity and the earth itself will perish. Except that right now, he doesn’t know that. He can’t even remember his own name, let alone the nature of his assignment or how to complete it. All he knows is…
A picturesque small town, a cosy community garden, a facade of tolerance and acceptance – but when three women with wildly different loyalties come together, what secrets and lies will be revealed? A timely novel exploring prejudice and privilege, from bestselling Australian author Fiona Lowe.
Disturbing and often uplifting, Bright Burning Things is a powerful tale of addiction and recovery as experienced by a young, single mother and her five-year old son. Written with honesty, courage and no shortage of talent, this is one of those novels that stays in your head long after you’ve finished reading it
Bec and Kate are sisters, but they couldn’t be less alike. Bec lives the domestic dream with her surgeon husband Stuart and three perfect children. So why is she so attracted to free-spirited Ryan? Kate’s life is hardly a dream. But when she meets Adam – tall, kind, funny – things start looking up. Until she finds out he’s been keeping secrets from her.
There’s a serial killer on the loose.
When bodies start washing up along the banks of the River Thames, DI Henley fears it is the work of Peter Olivier, the notorious Jigsaw Killer. But it can’t be him; Olivier is already behind bars, and Henley was the one who put him there.
The race is on before more bodies are found.
Winner of the 2019 UEA Crime Writing Prize, Lightseekers is the start of a major new crime series introducing investigative psychologist Dr Philip Taiwo.
When three young students are brutally murdered in a Nigerian university town, their killings – and their killers – are caught on social media. The world knows who murdered them; what no one knows is why.
THE INSTANT NO. 2 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER AND TOP TEN NEW YORK TIMES GLOBAL BESTSELLER
‘Girl A,’ she said. ‘The girl who escaped. If anyone was going to make it, it was going to be you.’
Ben Thomas made a mistake.
A one-night stand with Natasha Peters has got her pregnant. Now he has two options: give up on his dream as a comedian and get a day job or abandon his responsibility and be a total dick.
Nat’s What I Reckon was the tattooed lockdown saviour we didn’t know we needed, rescuing us from packet food, jar sauce and total boredom with his hilarious viral recipe videos that got us cooking at home like champions again.
Ageless is a guide to the science driving biology’s biggest story: why we get old, and how we can stop it.
By Jordanna Levin Attract the love you are oh-so-worthy of. Dating, if we’re not doing it with intention, can be something we dive into with little clarity. We don’t check the water’s depth, the surrounding currents or our ability to stay afloat. Before we know it, we’re in the middle of the sea with nothing…
A sassy, heart-breaking and jaw-dropping memoir of life behind the scenes in a funeral home and strip club, written with all the panache, honesty and sensitivity of Rosie Waterland’s The Anti-Cool Girl and Sarah Krasnostein’s The Trauma Cleaner.
From the rock legend turned master storyteller, this collection of non-fiction short stories is vintage Jimmy. Stories of adventure, misadventure, love and loss from the #1 bestselling author of the critically acclaimed memoirs Working Class Boy and Working Class Man.
In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency-a time of dramatic transformation and turmoil.
In early 2019, Rick Morton was diagnosed with complex post-traumatic stress disorder – which, as he says, is just a fancy way of saying that one of the people who should have loved him the most during childhood didn’t. So, over the course of twelve months, he went on a journey to rediscover love.
Based on the true scandal that rocked the court of James I, A Net for Small Fishes is the most gripping novel you’ll read this year: an exhilarating dive into the pitch-dark waters of the Jacobean court
Kate Kelly has always been overshadowed by her famous brother Ned, but the talented young woman was a popular public figure in her own right. This moving biography tells her astonishing story in full for the first time.
This is the story of Libby and her siblings over one long hot summer, and how one decision can have terrible unintended consequences…
Former Treadstone Operative Adam Hayes finds himself at the center of a web of warring factions and high-level secrets in the second novel in the Treadstone series, the newest addition to the Robert Ludlum universe.
One will change your life.
One will end it.
Who will … FIND YOU FIRST?
From the bestselling author of The Paris Model comes another breathtaking story of glamour, romance and espionage.
She thinks love can kill you. It turns out she might be right.
From the overriding love of a mother for her child, the value of female friendship and the ability to love again – against all odds, Elsa’s incredible journey is a story of survival, hope and what we do for the ones we love.
This is The Rumour meets The Holiday, a compulsive thriller with a toxic but layered friendship at its heart that keeps you in the dark until the final few breathless pages . . .
What happens when your experience of motherhood is nothing at all what you hoped for, but everything you always feared?
In the sixth book in James Patterson’s NYPD Red series, the wedding of the century invites the most brazen kidnapper in New York City to make the bride disappear.
The Binding is an unforgettable, magical novel: a boundary-defying love story and a unique literary event.
Horrific events are approaching Beran’s Hill, bringing death and devastation to the peaceful town as unknown and monstrous forces are unleashed. And nothing will ever be the same again.
The charming, hilarious and all-too-relatable new novel from the author of How to be Second Best
Miss Marple meets The Crown in this exciting new mystery series, Her Majesty The Queen Investigates, in which Queen Elizabeth II is a secret amateur detective.
A gripping debut thriller based on the real-life experiences of a former French intelligence operative
The story of how two women, who should have been bitter foes, combined their courage and wisdom to wield extraordinary power and influence behind the scenes of the fledgling colony.
1981. Glasgow. The city is dying. Poverty is on the rise. People watch the lives they had hoped for disappear from view.
Jack Ryan’s latest mission from Tom Clancy’s internationally bestselling series, now a major show on Amazon Prime
A scandalous double homicide in the nation’s capital opens the psychological case files on Alex Cross in the latest instalment in James Patterson’s bestselling series
Andy and Terry have added 13 new levels to their treehouse and now it’s even more out of this world than before!
The gripping third title in the FBI special agent Atlee Pine series. Atlee joins forces with old friend and military investigator, John Puller, in her search for the truth about her sister.
James Smith is back to challenge everything you thought you knew about the path to fulfilment and happiness. With hard-hitting home truths and a helping of tough love, be prepared to re-set your outlook.
From the Number 1 bestselling author of THE BINDING‘Another triumph’ Erin Kelly‘Totally addictive’ Joanna Glen‘A rich delight’ Sandra Newman‘Just beautiful’ Joanna Cannon‘Dizzyingly wonderful’ The Times
This vivid story of campervans, stowaways and mischief at any age is essentially about families: the ones you have and the ones you make.
‘A dark jewel, polished and precision-cut … Love and Theft pays tribute to classic capers – and rivals the best of them for verve and ingenuity. A breathless adventure both starry-eyed and cool-blooded, both charming and diabolical.’ – A. J. Finn, author of the #1 bestseller The Woman in the Window
A darkly funny and sexy novel that blows the lid off the medical profession and life inside a hospital by a young doctor whose anonymous article about the pressures of trainee doctors went viral around the world.
In The Deep End, book 15 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney, Greg Heffley and his family hit the road for a cross-country camping trip, ready for the adventure of a lifetime.
But things take an unexpected turn, and they find themselves stranded at an RV park that’s not exactly a summertime paradise. When the skies open up and the water starts to rise, the Heffleys wonder if they can save their vacation – or if they’re already in too deep
A heart-swelling debut for fans of The Silver Linings Playbook and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
Sometimes life isn’t as simple as heroes and villains.
For Zelda, a twenty-one-year-old Viking enthusiast who lives with her older brother, Gert, life is best lived with some basic rules:
1. A smile means “thank you for doing something small that I liked.”
2. Fist bumps and dabs = respect.
3. Strange people are not appreciated in her home.
4. Tomatoes must go in the middle of the sandwich and not get the bread wet.
5. Sometimes the most important things don’t fit on lists.
Midsummers Eve, 1670. A wealthy man waits outside a poor London warehouse to meet with Alinor, the woman he failed twenty-one years before. He has everything to offer, wealth, land, status, and he believes she has the only thing he cannot buy: his son and heir. The warehouse is failing, clinging on to poor business in Restoration London—a city gone mad for pleasure. But will Alinor and her family sell-out to Sir James? Meanwhile in New England, Alinor’s brother Ned, who rebelled against the Crown, cannot find justice in the New World, as the King’s revenge stretches across the Atlanic and turns the pioneers against each other and against the native Americans.
By Jerry Seinfeld The first book in twenty-five years from Jerry Seinfeld features his best work across five decades in comedy. Since his first performance at the legendary New York nightclub “Catch a Rising Star” as a twenty-one-year-old student in autumn of 1975, Jerry Seinfeld has written his own material and saved everything. “Whenever I…
For readers of Station Eleven and Everything I Never Told You, a debut novel set on the brink of catastrophe, as a young woman chases the world’s last birds – and her own final chance for redemption.
‘An extraordinary novel… as beautiful and as wrenching as anything I’ve ever read.’ Emily St John Mandel‘This novel is enchanting, but not in some safe, fairytale sense. Charlotte McConaghy has harnessed the rough magic that sears our souls. I recommend The Last Migration with my whole heart.’ Geraldine Brooks For readers of Station Eleven and Everything I Never Told You, a debut novel set on the brink of catastrophe, as a young woman chases the world’s last birds – and her own final chance for redemption. A dark past. An impossible journey. The will to survive.
The edge-of-your-seat, heart-in-mouth new Jack Reacher thriller for 2020 – his 25th adventure. No one’s bigger than Jack Reacher.
The edge-of-your-seat, heart-in-mouth new Jack Reacher thriller for 2020 – his 25th adventure. No one’s bigger than Jack Reacher.
Jack Reacher gets off the bus in a sleepy no-name town outside Nashville, Tennessee. He plans to grab a cup of coffee and move right along.
Not going to happen.
The town has been shut down by a cyber attack. At the centre of it all, whether he likes it or not, is Rusty Rutherford. He’s an average IT guy, but he knows more than he thinks.
After five long years of waiting for a new novel, Dawn’s millions of fans will fall in love with this tantalising story of motherhood.
This is a book about mothers and daughters, love and loss, mistakes and regret. It’s a book about nature and nurture. Ultimately, it’s a book about what makes us who we are – it is a story for all of us.
Eliza Miller grew up in Australia as the only daughter of a troubled young mother, but with the constant support of two watchful godmothers, Olivia and Maxie. Despite her tricky childhood, she always felt loved and secure. Until, just before her eighteenth birthday, a tragic event changed her life.
Thirteen years on, Eliza is deliberately living as safely as possible, avoiding close relationships and devoting herself to her job. Out of the blue, an enticing invitation from one of her godmothers prompts a leap into the unknown.
The compelling new novel from Jane Harper, the New York Times bestselling author of The Dry.
Kieran Elliott’s life changed forever on the day a reckless mistake led to devastating consequences.
The guilt that still haunts him resurfaces during a visit with his young family to the small coastal community he once called home.
Kieran’s parents are struggling in a town where fortunes are forged by the sea. Between them all is his absent brother, Finn.
When a body is discovered on the beach, long-held secrets threaten to emerge. A sunken wreck, a missing girl, and questions that have never washed away…
Against all the odds, Jack West Jr found the Three Secret Cities but at a heartbreaking cost.
His beloved daughter Lily, it appeared, was slaughtered by Sphinx in a cruel ancient ritual.
With his rivals far ahead of him, Jack must now get to one of the five iron mountains – two of which have never been found – and perform a mysterious feat known only as ‘The Fall’.
Although what is this object on the moon that is connected to it?
Amid all this, Jack will discover that a new player has entered the race, a general so feared by the four legendary kingdoms they had him locked away in their deepest dungeon.
Only now this general has escaped and he has a horrifying plan of his own…
From a substantial new Australian writing talent, Sheerwater is tense, emotional, unforgettable. Perfect for readers of Mark Brandi’s Wimmera and Stephanie Bishop’s The Other Side of the World, this is a beautifully written, propulsive, gut-wrenching and unputdownable novel – an aching, powerful story of the heroic acts we are capable of in the name of love.
‘Sheerwater is that rare gift of a book that balances gorgeous, glittering language with breathless pace. Leah Swann writes with devastating honesty … This is an extraordinary novel – I tore through it, captivated by the imagery and the setting, desperately hoping for a happy ending.’ Rebecca Starford, author of Bad Behaviour
About the author:
Kate Elizabeth Russell is originally from eastern Maine. She holds a PhD in creative writing from the University of Kansas and an MFA from Indiana University. Her work has appeared in Hayden’s Ferry Review, Mid-American Review, and Quarterly West, among other journals, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin. This is her first novel.
Once you know, freedom is yours. The Greatest Secret, the long-awaited major work by Rhonda Byrne, lays out the next quantum leap in a journey that will take the reader beyond the material world and into the spiritual realm, where all possibilities exist.
The book reflects Rhonda’s own journey, and shares the most direct way out for those experiencing hardship and the path to end pain and suffering endured by so many, and shines a light on a future without anxiety or fear. Filled with accessible practices that can be immediately put to use and profound revelations that take the reader on an incomparable journey, Rhonda’s discovery is reinforced throughout by the revelatory words of sages from around the world, past and present.
The icon and legend at last tells his story his way – without the boring bits
Paul Hogan first appeared on our screens in 1971 as a ‘tap dancing knife thrower’ on channel 9’s New Faces. The then father of four and Sydney Harbour Bridge rigger from Granville did it as a dare, but when the network’s switchboard lit up, he was invited back. So popular was he with viewers, Hogan became a regular on Mike Willesee’s A Current Affair. The rest, as they say, is history. In collaboration with his business partner and best friend John Cornell (who played his sidekick, Strop), he went on to become Australia’s favourite TV comedian. His hugely popular comedy shows and appearances in unforgettable and ground-breaking ads for cigarettes, beer and tourism, came to personify Australia and Australians here and overseas, helping to change the perception of who we are as people and as a nation.
Darwin, 1942, and as Japanese bombs rain down, motherless Molly Hook, the gravedigger’s daughter, is looking to the skies and running for her life. Inside a duffel bag she carries a stone heart, alongside a map to lead her to Longcoat Bob, the deep-country sorcerer who she believes put a curse on her family. By her side are the most unlikely travelling companions: Greta, a razor-tongued actress, and Yukio, a fallen Japanese fighter pilot. The treasure lies before them, but close behind them trails the dark. And above them, always, are the shimmering skies.
Tales of adventure, misadventure, love and loss – this collection of non-fiction short stories from the Australian rock legend turned writer is vintage Jimmy.
Outrageous, witty, warm and wise, Killing Time shares more than forty yarns reflecting an epic life – from an encounter with a soul legend in Memphis, a night in a haunted studio in upstate New York, and a doomed haircut in Thailand to a madcap misunderstanding in a Japanese ski resort, a family feud on a remote coral atoll, and an all-too-revealing appearance for a Sydney charity.
When Emira is apprehended at a supermarket for ‘kidnapping’ the white child she’s actually babysitting, it sets off an explosive chain of events.
A powerful new novel set in a divided Naples by Elena Ferrante, the beloved best-selling author of My Brilliant Friend.
Set in a Sydney riven with corruption and nepotism, privilege and power, Trust is the third riveting novel from award-winning and internationally acclaimed writer Chris Hammer.
‘The best Australian crime novel since Peter Temple’s The Broken Shore.’ – The Times on Silver
In Stories of Hope, Heather Morris will explore the art of listening – a skill she employed when she met Lale Sokolov, the Tattooist of Auschwitz. It was her ability to listen that led him to entrust her with his story. Stories of Hope will examine Heather’s extraordinary journey, in the form of a series of beautifully rendered tales of the people she has met, the remarkable stories they have shared with her, and the lessons they hold for us all.
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.
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Spark of Light returns with a thought-provoking and otherworldly new novel about the fates that we choose for ourselves and what happens when we have the chance to choose again.
The Lincoln Lawyer MICKEY HALLER is back in this heart-stopping new thriller from No. 1 bestselling author Michael Connelly.
For struggling actress Emily Proudman, life in London is not working out as planned – in fact, it’s falling apart. So when she 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.
In 1901, the word ‘Bondmaid’ was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole it.
Jo Nesbo, author of the number one bestselling Harry Hole series, is back with a tense and atmospheric thriller about two brothers bound together by dark secrets.When Roy and Carl’s parents die suddenly, sixteen-year-old Roy is left as protector to his impulsive younger brother. But when Carl decides to travel the world in search of his fortune, Roy stays behind in their sleepy village, satisfied with his peaceful life as a mechanic.
There are times when life feels like it has you cornered: financial difficulties, relationship issues, work problems, all of the above. Every one of us, at one time or another, will have to face up to the challenges that come our way. And there are two ways of meeting them: negatively, where blame is the answer, where other people are at fault, where you haven’t been treated fairly. Or positively, where you own the situation, learn and grow from it, and become a better person at the end of it.
Kieran Elliott’s life changed forever on the day a reckless mistake led to devastating consequences.
The guilt that still haunts him resurfaces during a visit with his young family to the small coastal community he once called home.
Kieran’s parents are struggling in a town where fortunes are forged by the sea. Between them all is his absent brother, Finn.
When a body is discovered on the beach, long-held secrets threaten to emerge. A sunken wreck, a missing girl, and questions that have never washed away…
Ben’s always loved the month of December, but this year, with his relationship with Daphne on the rocks, it’s missing its usual magic. And then his old friend Alice gets back in touch. Ben’s always thought of Alice as the one that got away, and he can’t help but wonder: what if he’d done things differently all those years ago?
During a routine survey mission on an uncolonized planet, xenobiologist Kira Navárez finds an alien relic that thrusts her into the wonders and nightmares of first contact. Epic space battles for the fate of humanity take her to the farthest reaches of the galaxy and, in the process, transform not only her – but the entire course of history.
This is a book about everything you were never taught at school. It’s about how to understand your emotions, find and sustain love, succeed in your career, fail well and overcome shame and guilt. It’s also about letting go of the myth of a perfect life in order to achieve genuine emotional maturity. Written in a hugely accessible, warm and humane style, The School of Life is the ultimate guide to the emotionally fulfilled lives we all long for – and deserve.
Book 2 of the After series—newly revised and expanded, Anna Todd’s After fanfiction racked up one billion reads online and captivated readers across the globe. Experience the internet’s most talked-about book for yourself from the writer Cosmopolitan called “the biggest literary phenomenon of her generation.”
Tessa has everything to lose. Hardin has nothing to lose…except her. AFTER WE COLLIDED…Life will never be the same. #HESSA
After a tumultuous beginning to their relationship, Tessa and Hardin were on the path to making things work. Tessa knew Hardin could be cruel, but when a bombshell revelation is dropped about the origins of their relationship—and Hardin’s mysterious past—Tessa is beside herself.
Martha told Patrick before they got married that she didn’t want to have children. He said he didn’t mind either way because he has loved her since he was fourteen and making her happy is all that matters, although he does not seem able to do it.
By the time Martha finds out what is wrong, it doesn’t really matter anymore. It is too late to get the only thing she has ever wanted. Or maybe it will turn out that you can stop loving someone and start again from nothing – if you can find something else to want.
Woodward, the No 1 international bestselling author of Fear: Trump in the White House, has uncovered the precise moment the president was warned that the Covid-19 epidemic would be the biggest national security threat to his presidency. In dramatic detail, Woodward takes readers into the Oval Office as Trump’s head pops up when he is told in January 2020 that the pandemic could reach the scale of the 1918 Spanish Flu that killed 675,000 Americans.
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 universal tracking chip to keep them ‘safe’.
But suddenly Ben can’t be tracked. And Mim is questioned, made to surrender her passport 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 – and a part of herself, long gone, that is brave enough to tackle the journey ahead.
Nat, a 47-year-old veteran of Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, believes his years as an agent runner are over. He is back in London with his wife, the long-suffering Prue. But with the growing threat from Moscow Centre, the office has one more job for him. Nat is to take over The Haven, a defunct substation of London General with a rag-tag band of spies. The only bright light on the team is young Florence, who has her eye on Russia Department and a Ukrainian oligarch with a finger in the Russia pie.
She sleeps, a pale girl in a white room . . .Driving home one night, stuck behind a rusty old car, Gabe sees a little girl’s face appear in the rear window. She mouths one word: ‘Daddy. ‘It’s his five-year-old daughter, Izzy. He never sees her again. Three years later, Gabe spends his days and nights travelling up and down the motorway, searching for the car that took his daughter, refusing to give up hope, even though most people believe that Izzy is dead.
In 1683 life is gruelling for the young women in Amsterdam’s civic orphanage. The sole light in Johanna Timmerman’s existence is her forbidden love for Frans, an orphan in the boys’ section who has a smile like sunshine. Then he is gone, whisked across the globe to the Dutch East India Company’s nascent colony at Good Hope.
Floriane Peronneau’s privileged world is pleasant and fulfilling until she discovers that it is all built on lies. Far from being the devoted gentleman he seems, her husband Claes is a womanizing degenerate who has led them to the edge of ruin. And the forces are closing in on him.
A distant land. A dangerous husband. A forbidden love. It is 1912, and Maisie Porter stands on the deck of the SS Oceanic as England fades from view. Her destination is Buccaneer Bay in Australia’s far north-west. Her purpose: marriage to her cousin Maitland, a wealthy pearling magnate – and a man she has never met.
Also on board is William Cooper, the Royal Navy’s top man. Following a directive from the Australian government, he and eleven other ‘white’ divers have been hired to replace the predominantly Asian pearling crews. However, Maitland and his fellow merchants have no intention of employing the costly Englishmen for long . . .
At 9.01 pm, TV presenter Sam Midford delivers the monologue for his popular current affairs show Midnight Tonight. He seems nervous and the crew are convinced he’s about to propose to his girlfriend live on air.
Instead, he pulls out a gun and shoots himself in the head.
Sam’s grief-stricken twin Harry is convinced his brother was murdered. But how can that be, when one million viewers witnessed Sam pull the trigger?
Two have grown up as part of the first generation to come of age in the new order. The testimonies of these two young women are joined by a third voice: a woman who wields power through the ruthless accumulation and deployment of secrets.
As Atwood unfolds The Testaments, she opens the innermost workings of Gilead as each woman is forced to come to terms with who she is, and how far she will go for what she believes.
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 and save herself?
She is searching for a new face in two kindred cities that fear and detest one another: the Naples of the heights, which assumes a mask of refinement, and the Naples of the depths, which professes to be a place of excess and vulgarity. She moves between these two cities, disoriented by the fact that, whether high or low, the city seems to offer no answer and no escape.
He’d vowed never to return to his hometown, Port Silver, and its traumatic memories. But now his new partner, Mandy Blonde, has inherited an old house in the seaside town and Martin knows their chance of a new life together won’t come again.
Martin arrives to find his best friend from school days has been brutally murdered, and Mandy is the chief suspect. With the police curiously reluctant to pursue other suspects, Martin goes searching for the killer. And finds the past waiting for him.
Lawyer X is the scandalous, true story of how a promising defence barrister from a privileged background broke all the rules – becoming both police informer and her client’s lover – sharing their secrets and shaping the gangland war that led to sensational arrests and convictions. The story of how Nicola Gobbo became Lawyer X, and why, is a compelling study in desperation and determination.
Caitlin is convinced she’s going to die.
Two years ago, she was a normal twenty-something with a blossoming career and a plan to go travelling with her best friend, until a car accident left her with a deep, unshakable understanding that she’s only alive by mistake.
Caitlin deals with these thoughts by throwing herself into work, self-medicating with alcohol, and attending a support group for people with death-related anxiety, informally known as the Morbids.
By: Anna Downes For struggling actress Emily Proudman, life in London is not working out as planned – in fact, it’s falling apart. So, when she 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 picture-perfect,…
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. She spends her days sneaking into the darkroom at her old school to develop photographs and her nights DJ-ing at the local roller disco.
Her aimlessness terrifies her, but everyone else appears oblivious to her fears: her parents are bewildered by her sudden lack of ambition, her brother is preoccupied with his new girlfriend, and her best friend Tab seems to be drifting away. Even a budding relationship with a bass-playing, cello-shredding med student isn’t enough to shake her existential angst.
The aftermath of a personal tragedy finds police detective Gemma Woodstock in the coastal town of Fairhaven with her son Ben in tow. She has begged to be part of a murder investigation so she can bury herself in work rather than taking the time to grieve and figure out how to handle the next stage of her life – she now has serious family responsibilities she can no longer avoid. But Gemma also has ghosts she must lay to rest.
Beloved characters Rowley Jefferson and Greg Heffley are reimagined in an epic quest by internationally bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Jeff Kinney.
From the imagination of Rowley Jefferson comes an adventure of epic proportions. Join Roland and his best friend, Garg the Barbarian, as they leave the safety of their village and embark on a quest to save Roland’s mom from the White Warlock. Will our heroes survive? Find out in Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure!
As animal populations plummet and commercial fishing faces prohibition, Franny talks her way onto one of the few remaining boats heading south. But as she and the eccentric crew travel further from shore and safety, the dark secrets of Franny’s life begin to unspool. A daughter’s yearning search for her mother. An impulsive, passionate marriage. A shocking crime. Haunted by love and violence, Franny must confront what she is really running towards – and from.
Beautiful twin sisters Iris and Summer are startlingly alike, but beyond what the eye can see lies a darkness that sets them apart. Cynical and insecure, Iris has long been envious of open-hearted Summer’s seemingly never-ending good fortune, including her perfect husband, Adam.
Called to Thailand to help sail the family yacht to the Seychelles, Iris nurtures her own secret hopes for what might happen on the journey. But when she unexpectedly finds herself alone in the middle of the Indian Ocean, everything changes.
Master of the spy thriller Silva has entertained readers with twenty-two thoughtful and gripping suspense novels featuring a diverse cast of compelling characters and ingenious plots that have taken them around the globe and back-from the United States to Europe, Russia to the Middle East.
He returns with another blockbuster – a powerhouse novel that showcases his outstanding skill and brilliant imagination, destined to be a must read for both his multitudes of fans and growing legions of converts.
Back when Harry Bosch was just a rookie homicide detective he had an inspiring mentor, John Jack Thompson, who taught him to take the work personally and light the fire of relentlessness for every case. Now John Jack is dead and Harry inherits a murder book that Thompson took with him when he left the LAPD 20 years before – the unsolved killing of a troubled young man in an alley used for drug deals.
‘We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.’
Bill Bryson sets off to explore the human body, how it functions and its remarkable ability to heal itself. Full of extraordinary facts and astonishing stories The Body: A Guide for Occupants is a brilliant, often very funny attempt to understand the miracle of our physical and neurological make up.
Set 300 years before the events in A Song of Ice and Fire, FIRE AND BLOOD is the definitive history of the Targaryens in Westeros as told by Archmaester Gyldayn, and chronicles the conquest that united the Seven Kingdoms under Targaryen rule through to the Dance of the Dragons: the Targaryen civil war that nearly ended their dynasty forever.
The thrilling history of the Targaryens comes to life in this masterly work by the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the inspiration for HBO’s Game of Thrones.
England, late 1930s, and Alice Wright – restless, stifled – makes an impulsive decision to marry wealthy American Bennett Van Cleve and leave her home and family behind.
But stuffy, disapproving Baileyville, Kentucky, where her husband favours work over his wife and is dominated by his overbearing father, is not the adventure – or the escape – that she hoped for.
The iconic author of the bestselling phenomenon Crazy Rich Asians returns with the glittering tale of a young woman who finds herself torn between two men.
On her very first morning on the jewel-like island of Capri, Lucie Churchill sets eyes on George Zao and she instantly can’t stand him. She can’t stand it when he gallantly offers to trade hotel rooms with her so that she can have a view of the Tyrrhenian Sea, she can’t stand that he knows more about Casa Malaparte than she does, and she really can’t stand it when he kisses her in the darkness of the ancient ruins of a Roman villa.
‘Tense, atmospheric and unsettling, this book will stay with you long after you turn the last page, and long after you turn out the lights.’ – Christian White
At the bottom of the world, there is an island. It is a land of rugged wilderness, of ice and snow and blistering heat, of the oldest trees on earth . . . They say tigers still roam there. They say other things roam, too.
When a school group of teenage girls goes missing in the remote wilderness of Tasmania’s Great Western Tiers, the people of Limestone Creek are 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.
Germany, 1945, and the bombs are falling. In Heidenfeld, 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. At home, news of the war provokes daily doses of fear as the planes grow closer, taking one city after the next.
When Max is unexpectedly discharged, Etta is relieved to have her eldest home and safe. But soon after he arrives, it’s clear that the boy who left is not the same returned. With Georg a hundred miles away and a husband confronting his own difficult feelings toward patriotic duty, Etta alone must gather the pieces of a splintering family, determined to hold them together in the face of an uncertain future.
Growing up is always hard, but especially when so many think you’re a washed-up has-been at twenty-two.
Jena Lin plays the violin. She was once a child prodigy and now uses sex to fill the void left by fame. She’s struggling a little. Her professional life comprises rehearsals, concerts, auditions and relentless practice; her personal life is spent managing the demands of her strict family and creative friends, and hooking up. And then she meets Mark – much older and worldly-wise – who consumes her. But at what cost to her dreams
An inspirational and practical book written by two high-achieving women, sharing the experience and advice of some of our most extraordinary women leaders, in their own words.
As a result of their broad experience on the world stage in politics, economics and global not-for-profits, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Julia Gillard have some strong ideas about the impact of gender on the treatment of leaders. Women and Leadership takes a consistent and comprehensive approach to teasing out what is different for women who lead.
Almost every year new findings are published about the way people see women leaders compared with their male counterparts. The authors have taken that academic work and tested it in the real world. The same set of interview questions were put to each leader in frank face-to-face interviews. Their responses were then used to examine each woman’s journey in leadership and whether their lived experiences were in line with or different from what the research would predict.
The International Number One Bestseller, for readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The Kite Runner.
‘This is a novel of international significance. Courageous, provocative, haunting, it will open our eyes’ – Heather Morris, author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz.
Nuri is a beekeeper; his wife, Afra, an artist. They live happily in the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo – until the unthinkable happens and they are forced to flee. But what Afra has seen is so terrible she has gone blind, and so they must embark on a perilous journey through Turkey and Greece towards an uncertain future in Britain.
In this breakthrough book you’ll discover your Money Story, your Money Type and just as importantly you’ll learn the habits, triggers and tricks that are right for you.
If you’ve ever tried to budget but found it just doesn’t work, you need to read this book.
When it comes to saving and spending money, we’re not all the same. Yet for too long, the financial advice world has treated us as if we are. This book will give you the tools you need to make that long-awaited financial breakthrough, allowing you to discover your ‘Financial Phenotype’: the unique combination comprising your Money Story, your Money Environment, your Money Type and, just as importantly, the habits, triggers and tricks that are right for you.
Part memoir, part handbook and part social history, For Small Creatures Such as We is a luminous exploration of all of Earth’s marvels that requires no faith in order to be believed.
A beautiful, intimate and inspiring investigation into how we can find and nurture within ourselves that essential quality of internal happiness – the ‘light within’ that Julia Baird calls ‘phosphorescence’ – which will sustain us even through the darkest times.
Good science writing makes us feel. It makes us delight in the discovery of a black hole munching on a star, laugh at the image of aliens puzzling over golf balls on the Moon.
Police corruption, an investigation that ends in tragedy and the mystery of a little girl’s silence – three unconnected events that will prove to be linked by one small town.
Bryce Quinlan had the perfect life-working hard all day and partying all night-until a demon murdered her closest friends, leaving her bereft, wounded, and alone. When the accused is behind bars but the crimes start up again, Bryce finds herself at the heart of the investigation. She’ll do whatever it takes to avenge their deaths.
England, May 1536. Anne Boleyn is dead, decapitated by a hired French executioner. As her remains are bundled into oblivion, Thomas Cromwell breakfasts with the victors. The blacksmith’s son from Putney emerges from the spring’s bloodbath to continue his climb to power and wealth.
Jenny is unloved, unemployable and emotionally unfiltered. Her long-suffering friends seem sick of her and whilst her social media portrays her life as a bed of roses, it is more of a dying succulent.
When investigative journalist Chrissie O’Brian lands a senior job at The Argus, she is desperate to escape the nightmares of her past.
A face-off on the waterfront between the unions and big business is just the kind of story to get her career back on track.
We Were Never Friends is a compelling and powerful novel about friendship, the pursuit of a creative life and the legacies we leave behind.
Inspired by the real events of the Vardø storm and the 1621 witch trials, Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s The Mercies is a story about how suspicion can twist its way through a community, and a love that may prove as dangerous as it is powerful.
Elijah has lived in the Memory Wood for as long as he can remember. It’s the only home he’s ever known.
Elissa has only just arrived. And she’ll do everything she can to escape.
Soon to be a major motion picture, from the producers of the James Bond film series, starring Jude Law and Blake Lively.
The Fault in Our Stars meets Eleanor and Park, All the Bright Places is a compelling and beautiful story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who intends to die.
When The Silk Roads was published in 2015, it became an instant classic. A major reassessment of world history, it compelled us to look at the past from a different perspective. The New Silk Roads brings this story up to date, addressing the present and future of a world that is changing dramatically.
Based on the true story of the Nazi massacre of a French village in 1944, an unforgettable tale of love and redemption from the bestselling author of The German Girl.
Dr Tara Swart, a neuroscientist and executive coach with a background in psychiatry, is convinced beyond all doubt of our ability to alter how our brains work – and transform our lives.
ONE WILD PARTY. FOUR COUNTS OF MURDER.
A mansion in Beverly Hills is leased out to host an event wild enough to herald the end of days.
KNIFE is the brand-new Harry Hole thriller from Jo Nesbo where Harry will come face to face with a deadly foe
**SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER**
Sometimes you have to lose everything to find yourself … A stunning novel of love, betrayal and family secrets for all fans of Fiona McIntosh and Natasha Lester.
After a shocking discovery, Grace Woods leaves her vast Australian sheep station and travels to tumultuous post-war Paris in order to find her true identity.
The unforgettable story of a mother and son fleeing a drug-cartel to cross the US-Mexico border.
Grieving for a family she has lost or lost touch with, she’s haunted by the echoes of her footsteps in her empty home; the sound of the radio in the dark; the tick-tick-tick of the watching clock.
Maggie Cotton’s life is a hot mess.
In one day, she’s dumped by her boyfriend, disinherited by her mum, and kicked out of the three-year degree she’d stretched to a decade
When Emira is apprehended at a supermarket for ‘kidnapping’ the white child she’s actually babysitting, it sets off an explosive chain of events.
The chilling sequel to the book that inspired the smash-hit Netflix drama, MINDHUNTER.
THE SHOCKING FOLLOW-UP TO MINDHUNTER, NOW A SMASH-HIT NETFLIX DRAMA
The unmissable and genre-defining first novel from John Green, the international number one bestselling and award-winning author of THE FAULT IN OUR STARS and TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN.
The incredible true story of the death of Jimmy Hoffa, the most famous hit in Mafia history. Now a major motion picture.
The book behind the major Netflix film directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci and Harvey Keitel
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE – The poems by T. S. Eliot that inspired the movie Cats.
Germaine Johnson may not be all that good with people but she’s great with numbers. Unfortunately, as she discovers after the incident at Wallace Insurance, there are very few openings these days for senior mathematicians.
When a destructive fire brings Eliza back to her hometown, she witnesses an old friend commit a crime that sends her on a quest to uncover the mysteries of her childhood.
A hilarious and heartwarming novel about the complicated, messy, delightful struggles of modern life, for all fans of Marian Keyes, Holly Wainwright and Zoe Foster Blake.
Going from one child to two is never all that easy for a family, but when Emma’s husband simultaneously fathers a third child three doors up the street, things get very tricky, very fast.
Phoebe’s life has fallen apart and there’s only one place left to go. Alone and adrift after a failed marriage proposal, she flees Sydney to her family’s abandoned holiday cottage.
On the slow-moving river Phoebe is confronted with the legacy of her older sister’s suicide, a year before. Why did Karin leave a note written in flowers and walk into the water?
Run by celebrity power couple Drs. Miles and Grace Markell, Harmony Resort offers a chance for partners to repair their struggling relationships in a luxurious setting on the gorgeous Mayan Riviera.
Johanna and Ben have a marriage that looks perfect on the surface, but they don’t really know each other at all. Shell and workaholic Colin fight constantly, but what has really torn them apart is too devastating to talk about. When both couples begin Harmony’s intensive program, it becomes clear that Harmony is not all it seems – and neither are Miles and Grace themselves
A smart romantic comedy for the Netflix Generation – can you fall in love like they do in the movies?
Long-suffering assistant Evie Summers will lose her job unless she can convince her film agency’s biggest and most difficult client, Ezra Chester, to finish the script for a Hollywood romcom. The catch? He hasn’t started writing it.
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The latest Jack Ryan mission from Tom Clancy’s bestselling series.
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Kitty Flanagan’s 488 Rules for Life is a hilarious guide to modern behaviour.
Bestselling author David Williams is back with an epic adventure of myth and legend.
Book 14 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series — from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney.
Warrior of the Altaii is the never-before-published first novel from fantasy great, Robert Jordan.
The House of Brides is a spellbinding tale set in the English countryside.
Jack Reacher is back in a brand new white-knuckle read from Lee Child.
Inspired by the experiences of the women behind the charity Dress for Success, The Changing Room proves that sometimes losing everything leads you towards freedom, and that hope can be found even in the unlikeliest of places.
The AFL legend’s When All is Said & Done serves as a timely reminder that we all have the power to choose how to make our time on this earth matter.
Winner of the Booker Prize 2019, The Testaments is the much-anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale.
Elton John’s official autobiography is an honest, revealing story of the music legend’s extraordinary life.
Teeming with energy, humour and heart, a love song to black Britain told by twelve very different women.
Set on a remote and religious island, Impossible Causes is an enthralling tale about four women embroiled in a scandal.
ARIA Award-winning singer and actress Clare Bowditch confronts her inner critic in this no-holds-barred memoir.
From screenwriter David Koepp comes Cold Storage, a fast-paced, action-packed post-apocalyptic novel.
An unforgettable, inventive, and riveting epic saga about a mother, her daughter and their struggle to survive in a post-apocalyptic flooded world, which signals the arrival of an extraordinary new talent.
Anne Brisden’s Wearing Paper Dresses is a brilliant tale set in country Victoria.
A brilliant coming of age debut about sisterhood, family secrets and a dangerous game that becomes all too real.
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An unprecedented and terrifying bioterrorism plot threatens to kill millions in the midst of a divisive presidential election in this new thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling Mitch Rapp series.
The long-awaited sequel to the international bestseller PS, I Love You!
An enthralling and propulsive thriller from the acclaimed and bestselling author of Scrublands.
Isaac Bell returns for another thrilling mission in a new book from the grand master of adventure, Clive Cussler, featuring Dirk Pitt.
The Wife and The Widow is the suspenseful new release from bestselling author of The Nowhere Child, Christian White.
Master storyteller Philip Pullman continues the incredible journey of Lyra Silvertongue in the second volume of The Book of Dust.
The explosive new thriller from international bestseller John Grisham.
The sequel to the International Number One Bestseller The Tattooist of Auschwitz, based on a true story of love and resilience.
The brand-new standalone novel from the Number One bestselling author of Me Before You, After You and Still Me.
A searing and provocative novel by the acclaimed author of the international bestseller The Slap.
An international bestseller, The Club is a smouldering story of class, privilege and matters of the heart.
The Devil’s Grip is a thought-provoking meditation on the fragility of reputation, the folly of deception and the power of shame.
Now a major motion picture, Call Me By Your Name is one of the great love stories of our time.
Philip Pullman returns to the world of His Dark Materials with this magnificent first volume of The Book of Dust.
Lara Prescott’s dazzling first novel about the women in the CIA’s typing pool and Boris Pasternak’s banned masterpiece is one of the most anticipated debuts of the year.
Crossings is a novel in three parts, designed to be read in two different directions, spanning a hundred and fifty years and seven lifetimes.
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Going Under is a rare insight into the world of a trainee female medic.
Now a major motion picture, PS, I Love You is the bestselling love story from Cecelia Ahern.
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Adele Ferguson’s new book is for every person with a bank account.
Good Girl, Bad Girl is the superb new thriller from bestselling crime author Michael Robotham.
Slee’s novel is a moving novel about hope and the power of community.
From the bestselling author of the Tomorrow series comes a new release about growing up.
Cantor’s Death and Other Happy Endings is a funny, thought-provoking debut novel.
Lisa Taddeo’s much-discussed non-fiction debut is an insightful and immersive account of three everyday women and their deepest desires.
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Booker Prize-shortlisted cult sci-fi epic Cloud Atlas is a timeless tale of six interlocking lives.
Adele Parks’ new novel explores the darkest corners of a relationship in freefall.
Backyard to Backpack is the inspiring true story of a single mum and daughter travelling the world.
McKinty’s novel is a terrifying, suspenseful pageturner about the lengths that people will go to in order to protect their children.
The Heart Keeper is the unputdownable new novel from the author of The Boy at the Door.
Glen’s debut is a brilliant novel about belonging.
Brandi’s Wimmera is a engrossing debut about a small town and its big secrets.
From bestselling author Kate Atkinson comes the highly anticipated new novel about private detective Jackson Brodie.
Whisper Network is a timely, gripping novel about women in the workplace.
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Soon to be a major motion picture starring Eric Bana, the international bestseller The Dry is a stunning debut novel about a farming community and the mysterious death of the Hadler family.
Catherine Steadman’s debut is a brilliant psychological thriller with a huge twist.
Ashley’s glorious debut novel places Elizabeth Gould, a woman overshadowed by history, firmly in the spotlight.
Now a major television series, Atwood’s powerful 1985 novel still bares relevance in the modern day.
Now an Emmy Award-winning television series, Big Little Lies is the no 1. New York Times bestseller from the author of The Husband’s Secret and Nine Perfect Strangers.
From the bestselling author of The German Girl comes an unforgettable novel of love and redemption.
Dominic Smith’s novel is a mesmerising story about choices and their consequences.
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Naomi Novik’s Spinning Silver is a new take on the classic fairytale Rumpelstiltskin.
The first volume of A Song of Ice and Fire begins the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age, and serves as the basis for the worldwide phenomenon.
From award-winning author Markus Zusak comes a beautifully-crafted novel about a young girl in wartime Germany. Now a major motion picture.
David Nicholls’ bestselling novel One Day is a heartfelt decade-spanning love story about the importance of timing.
Bilski’s debut is a spectacular story of friendship and adventure.
Tabitha Bird’s stunning debut is a life-affirming novel about learning to forgive yourself.
James Delargy’s captivating novel, 55, is a gripping thriller with a killer hook.
From the author of bestseller, The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F∗ck, comes a counterintuitive guide to the problems of hope.
Anna Burns’ brilliant novel is a story of inaction and its enormous consequences.
Christy Lefteri’s powerful debut novel is a testament to the triumph of the human spirit.
The Sparkle Pages is a heartfelt tale about one woman’s mission to reignite the passion in her marriage and find herself.
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The Parisian is historical fiction with a remarkable contemporary voice.
Sally Rooney’s Normal People is a girl-meets-boy story with a difference.
Trent Dalton’s Boy Swallows Universe is a beautiful coming of age novel set in suburban Brisbane.
The Flatshare is a delightful debut novel about two people who strike up an unlikely living arrangement.
The compelling new novel from international bestselling author Paige Toon.
The Secret Runners of New York is the new time-travelling novel from bestselling author, Matthew Reilly.
David Attenborough’s Journeys to the Other Side of the World is a brilliant story of the broadcaster and natural historian’s adventures during his youth.
Lexie Elliott’s debut novel The French Girl is an intriguing, tangled mystery.
Susan Hurley’s debut novel Eight Lives is a sophisticated thriller inspired by a real-life drug trial.
The newest addition to David Baldacci’s bestselling Memory Man series, Redemption is a thrilling tale about FBI Special Agent Amos Decker and a mistake he may have made as a rookie detective.
Felicity McLean’s debut is a mysterious coming-of-age novel about the disappearance of the Van Apfel sisters in the summer of 1992.
Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid is a brilliant addition to the bestselling series, written from the perspective of Greg Heffley’s best friend, Rowley Jefferson.
Star-crossed is a dazzling debut novel about tinkering with destiny for love.
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The Mister is the sensuous new romance novel from bestselling author of Fifty Shades of Grey, E L James.
The Time Is Now, Monica Sparrow is a delightful story of second chances and new beginnings.
The Silent Patient is a remarkable debut novel about a woman’s brutal act, and the psychotherapist obsessed with investigating her crime.
Soon to be released as a major motion picture, Stephen King’s bestselling 1983 horror novel is a thrilling tale about the discovery of a burial ground in the New England woods.
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The Secretary is an enthralling read about an unassuming assistant who gathers knowledge about her peers.
From bestselling author James Patterson comes the latest instalment in the Women’s Murder Club series.
Set during World War II, The Woman from Saint Germain is a stunning historical fiction novel about two strangers who must become allies to survive.
Cass Hamer’s After the Party is a hilarious and heart-warming story about an unexpected gift left at a fifth birthday party, and a journey to find a missing mother.
The Taking of Annie Thorne is the haunting new thriller from bestselling author of The Chalk Man, C.J. Tudor.
Set in Brooklyn in the late noughties, The Lost Night is an exciting thriller about a party girl’s mysterious death, and her friend’s efforts to unearth the truth.
Rebecca reviews Samantha Shannon’s newest release, The Priory of the Orange Tree.
Jennifer Spence’s The Lost Girls is a stunningly haunting read about the ramifications of one’s choices.
The experts at Lonely Planet give their top travel recommendations for Germany’s gritty and vibrant capital, Berlin.
Orchard’s debut novel, Into the Fire, beautifully examines female friendships.
A brilliant debut novel from journalist Brandy Scott.
Check out an excerpt from Ben Groundwater’s guide to solo travel, Go Your Own Way.
Check out our staff review and our Q&A with author Stuart Turton as we delve deeper into The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle.
Check out our staff review for Muse of Nightmares, the second novel in Laini Taylor’s two-part series.
Rebecca reviews On the Come Up, the newest novel from bestselling author of The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas.
Zöe Foster Blake’s excellent new release is a guide for love, in all its forms.
Based on a true story, At The Wolf’s Table is a chilling debut novel about the experiences of one of Hitler’s food tasters.
Truman Capote’s sixty-year old novella Breakfast At Tiffany’s is a glittering tale about enigmatic socialite, Holly Golightly.
Kickstart 2019 with one of our favourite new debuts!
The experts at Lonely Planet give their top travel recommendations for the dynamic city of Seoul.
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Being John Lennon is an insightful account of one of the twentieth century’s most influential figures.
From number one bestselling author Michael Connelly comes a gripping tale about LAPD detectives Renee Ballard and Harry Bosch.
Wilbur Smith’s stunning new novel takes readers to the heart of a world at war.
Set several months after the first Fantastic Beasts instalment, The Crimes of Grindelwald is the magical new addition to the Wizarding World series.
The thrilling new release from international bestselling author, Matthew Reilly.
The deeply personal story of one of the most iconic and compelling women of the twenty-first century, former First Lady Michelle Obama.
Jeff Kinney’s The Meltdown is the thirteenth book from the brilliant Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
From bestselling author George R.R. Martin comes Fire and Blood, the fascinating history of the Targaryens in Westeros.
Ten years on from Obama’s historic presidential election in 2008, Laskas offers an intimate look at one man’s relationship with the American people, and how this extraordinary dialogue shaped an era-defining presidency.
Illustrated by Tony Ross, The Ice Monster is the fantastic new novel by No. 1 bestselling children’s author, David Walliams.
A gripping debut that explores issues in America’s rust belt.
The most hotly anticipated thriller of 2018 follows Jack Reacher on a quest into his father’s past, and climaxes in the most stomach-clenching, spine-tingling ticking time bomb of an adventure yet.
From the bestselling author of The Notebook, A Walk to Remember, Dear John and The Last Song comes Nicholas Sparks’ superb new novel, Every Breath.
Lenny’s Book of Everything is Karen Foxlee’s stunning, life-affirming debut novel.
From the award winning author of The Dry comes a brilliant outback thriller.
Natalie reviews the highly-anticipated new novel from Markus Zusak.
John Grisham’s gripping new novel explores how Pete Banning – war veteran and Methodist family man – became a murderer.
From New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult comes an engrossing novel about a hostage situation in a women’s reproductive health clinic.
Check out an excerpt from Lonely Planet’s hotly-anticipated release, Best in Travel 2019.
Chloe Benjamin’s The Immortalists is a decade-spanning tale that blurs the line between reality and illusion, and free will and destiny.
Robert Galbraith’s newest instalment in the Cormoran Strike series is a mysterious page-turner.
From bestselling author Scott Pape comes the second instalment of The Barefoot Investor.
Cat reviews Kevin’s Kwan’s lively debut novel, Crazy Rich Asians. Now a major motion picture.
The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village, is a heartwarming debut from author Joanna Nell.
Alice Nelson’s breakthrough novel is a superb story about families and their complexities.
John Purcell’s The Girl on the Page is a gripping debut injected with book industry intel.
Cuskelly’s Wedderburn is compelling true crime tale set in Central Victoria.
Cat reviews the newest novel from bestselling author of Big Little Lies and The Husband’s Secret, Liane Moriarty.
Emily M. Danforth’s debut novel is an brilliant story of self-discovery.
Set on an island off Western Australia, Judy Nunn’s Sanctuary is a superb tale of love and survival.
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The newest novel from barrister turned author John Tesarsch is an enthralling tale of deception.
Fiona McIntosh’s new release is a dazzling historical fiction novel about love, duty, and chocolate.
Barnes’ debut novel is a story of a family’s collapse and young boy’s dream to join a rock’n’roll band.
Pip Drysdale’s The Sunday Girl is a brilliant debut novel about a woman’s revenge.
A collaboration between Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison, Shadow Tyrants is the gripping new novel in the Oregon Files series.
We chat with BM Carroll about her stellar new novel, The Missing Pieces of Sophie McCarthy.
The new release from bestselling author Lesley Pearce is an engrossing novel about neighbours and their secrets.
The new novel from the world’s bestselling thriller writer, James Patterson, and Andrew Holmes, Revenge is a riveting tale of betrayal and revenge.
Kayte Nunn’s The Botanist’s Daughter is a stunning debut novel that traverses time and place.
Kate reviews classic science-fiction novel, The War of the Worlds.
From Sydney songwriter and musician, Holly Throsby, comes a compelling tale of a small community divided by secrets.
Kevin Kwan’s hilarious debut novel, Crazy Rich Asians provides readers with great insight into the lavish lives of Singapore’s elite.
We chat with Zoje Stage about her debut novel, Baby Teeth.
Nick Hornby’s High Fidelity is a brilliant story of love and music, set in the context of 1990s London.
Rebecca reviews the gripping debut novel from Australian author, Chris Hammer.
Archaeologist turned university lecturer, Meaghan Wilson Anastasios puts her expertise to use in her first solo novel.
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The Rules of Seeing is an enjoyable, original debut about perceiving the world differently.
Written in conjunction with award-winning Australian crime writer, Candice Fox, James Patterson returns with an enthralling sequel to the New York Times bestseller, Never Never.
Don’t Let Go is the gripping new release from bestselling author of Fool Me Once and Home, and the creator of Netflix series, Safe.
The newest release from number one New York Times bestseller, Nora Roberts, is a terrific, multigenerational read.
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Injected with both melancholy and Australian humour, journalist Trent Dalton’s debut novel is a tale of brotherhood, unlikely friendships and a Christmas Day jail-break.
Aoife Clifford’s Second Sight is an enthralling read about small town mysteries.
Set in the years between World War I and II, War Cry is stellar novel from one of the world’s best historical fiction writers, Wilbur Smith.
We chat with bestselling author Monica McInerney about her new release, The Trip of a Lifetime.
The experts at Lonely Planet give their top travel recommendations from Thailand’s vibrant capital city.
Sleeping Beauties is a chilling tale from eminent author Stephen King, and his son Owen.
Winner of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, The Nowhere Child is a frenetic tale of trauma and memory.
Stephen King’s fans will love the bestselling author’s chilling and suspenseful new release.
Thinking about a family holiday? Pip Williams gives us the low-down on travelling with children.
Bri Lee’s courageous debut novel highlights the challenges associated with Australia’s legal system.
A charming debut novel that places a glamorous, Australian heroine in the epicentre of liberal, vibrant, 1920s Paris.
In the midst of an international crisis, the sitting US President disappears.
From award-winning author Gillian Flynn comes a disturbing thriller, soon to be a television series starring Amy Adams.
Can a book fanatic broaden her literary horizons in the name of love? Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus’ new offering perfectly illustrates the challenges of modern-day dating.
The Rooster Bar, from bestselling author John Grisham, is a thrilling, immersive pageturner.
The newest release from bestselling author, Zoe Foster Blake, hopes to guide people through all the stages of their break-up.
A riveting domestic thriller about a family’s nightmare coming to life.
Full of flawed, narcissistic characters desperate to maintain their social standing, The Party demonstrates how quickly one’s life can change in the face of tragedy.
We chat with legendary Socceroo and national treasure Tim Cahill following the re-release of Legacy, as he prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup.
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The stunning debut adult novel from author and freelance education journalist, Sarah J Harris.
Set in Western Australia in the 1970s, Tim Winton’s Breath is a beautifully-written story about wild, adolescent behaviour.
This is the untold story of the American federal agent who captured the world’s most-wanted drug-lord.
Into the Water is the gripping new release from bestselling author of The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins.
A brilliant guide to navigating a world defined by the battle and balancing of old power and new power.
Los Angeles can be a dangerous city – never more so than in the dead of night.
A gorgeous debut novel that is in turns heartbreaking and hopeful.
The Break, the newest release by bestselling novelist, Marian Keyes, is a warm, funny novel, full to the brim with Keyes’ signature Irish quirks.
The triumphant debut from singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer, Sally Seltmann.
We’ve got royal wedding fever! Check out our list of books that make you feel the love.
Wohlleben’s newest release is a fascinating read, giving great insight into the thoughts of animals.
Read the celebrated book before watching the film!
A magnificent historical fiction novel that highlights the value of love and friendship during wartime.
The scandalous conclusion to LS Hilton’s international bestselling Maestra trilogy!
Set against a beautiful Australian backdrop, The Lost Flowers of Alice is a brilliant debut novel that tugs at the heartstrings.
Grab a copy of Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton’s cracking new book and support Save the Children Australia!
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Small Great Things is a fascinating drama and undoubtedly a product of its time.
A haunting, psychological thriller that brings readers into a nightmarish and paranoiac situation, questioning their own understanding of the truth.
Gaiman captivates readers by reviving iconic myths.
An outstanding, clever and unputdownable debut, Gail Honeyman skillfully draws readers into the world of Eleanor Oliphant.
A thrilling new addition to the Millennium series.
A rifle-shot of a novel – crisp, fast, shocking – The Shepherd’s Hut is an urgent masterpiece about solitude, unlikely friendship, and the raw business of survival.
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Evelyn Hardcastle will die. Every day until Aiden can identify her killer.
But every time the day begins again, Aiden wakes in the body of a different person…
Do you ever really know your neighbours?
The safest suburbs often hold the deepest secrets.
From the high seas to the deep seabed, from the latticed verandahs of Buccaneer Bay to the gambling dens in Asia Place, The Pearler’s Wife is a stunning debut, inspired by a small yet pivotal moment in Australian history.
Cormac Reilly is about to reopen the case that took him twenty years to forget … The most addictive crime fiction debut of 2018.
Your sister needs you. But her child needs you more… A moving page-turner with a heart-pounding dilemma: Your sister or her baby. Who do you choose?
Karen Hamilton’s ‘The Perfect Girlfriend’ is a frightening depiction of unbridled obsession, for fans of The Girl on the Train and Gone Girl.
The brilliantly heartwarming and life-affirming new novel from bestselling author Cathy Kelly.
THE SECRETS SHE KEEPS is a compelling psychological thriller that delves deeply into the psyche of the human mind, by internationally bestselling author Michael Robotham.
An immersive, non-fiction thriller informed by extraordinary research and vivid detail, Wolf Boys uncovers the dark truth about Mexico’s cartels and the tragic failure of the ‘war on drugs’.
Everything you thought you knew about Maestra…You don’t. Judith Rashleigh returns in the stunning thriller from the author of the worldwide bestseller, Maestra.
The third Lou Clark novel, following the number one international bestsellers Me Before You and After You.
The no. 1 New York Times bestseller from the author of Big Little Lies
“A staggeringly brilliant novel. It is literally unputdownable.” Mail on Sunday
This book will show you how to create an entire financial plan that is so simple you can sketch it on the back of a serviette … and you’ll be able to manage your money in 10 minutes a week.
The complete Jack Reacher short stories, published together for the first time, from the number one bestseller Lee Child.
The stunning third Orphan X thriller from No. 1 bestselling author Gregg Hurwitz.
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck is a welcome antidote to the ‘let’s-all-feel-good’ mindset that has infected modern society.
Learn to financially adult and become not just financially unf*cked…but financially well.
From the author of The Notebook and See Me comes a beautiful story of heartbreak, strength and unconditional love that will capture your heart.
The sensational new thriller from bestselling author John Grisham.
The Sunday Times ‘Thriller of the Month’, Mail on Sunday ‘Thriller of the Week’ and Sun ‘Best for Mystery-Lovers’.