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A Better Place *Ockham 2024 Longlist*

In a novel of stark and lyrical beauty, award-winning author Stephen Daisley portrays the brutal effects of war on two New Zealand brothers. The old people in the district would often say that Ro..

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A Declaration of the Rights of Magicians

A sweeping tale of revolution and wonder in a world not quite like our own, A DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF MAGICIANS is a genre-defying story of magic, war, and the struggle for freedom. It..

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a liminal gathering: Elixir & Star Grief Almanac 2023

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A Runner's Guide to Rakiura: A novel

"A Millennial New Yorker, a Stewart Island fisherman, and a WW II veteran walk into a bar..." Maudie's on the run - from New York and from her past - but she runs headlong into her future when sh..

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A Smatter of Minutes

"A Smatter of Minutes" belongs to the genre labelled Women's Literary Fiction and has around 83,000 words. They are, every one of them carefully curated to paint a picture of the kind of nuanced chara..

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Amma

'I couldn't put it down - a moving, heartbreaking (and repairing) family drama. The writing is gorgeous, transporting, powerful: this will be one of the big adult novels of the year' The Spinoff ..

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Ash

Thea lives under a mountain - one that's ready to blow. A vet at a mid-sized rural practice has been called back during maternity leave and is coping - just - with the juggle of meetings, mealtim..

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Audition *Ockham 2024 Longlist*

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Aue

Taukiri was born into sorrow. Aue can be heard in the sound of the sea he loves and hates, and in the music he draws out of the guitar that was his father's. It spills out of the gang violence that ki..

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Baby No-eyes

This major novel merges contemporary headlines with stories of a heartfelt family history. This major novel merges contemporary headlines with stories of a heartfelt family history. 'Do you..

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Backwaters *Ockham 2024 Longlist*

Winner of the 2022 Michael Gifkins Prize, Backwaters is a tender and exquisitely written debut novel examining identity, race and complex family history. Laura is tired of being asked where she's..

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Beat of the Pendulum

From the author of the acclaimed The Wish Child comes something unexpected and fearless: a found novel. The Beat of the Pendulum is the result of one year in which Chidgey drew upon the language she e..

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Because All Fades

Andrew and his girlfriend Jess are making a life for themselves in London, but it's a bit of a grind, and now their relationship is beginning to suffer. Andrew's best friend Jaryd on the other hand is..

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Before You Knew My Name

'A murder mystery with a difference. Richly descriptive...a confident and courageous entry into the world of fiction and one that will earn Bublitz many fans.' - Canberra Times 'Beautiful, brilli..

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Better the Blood: The past never truly stays buried. *Ockham 2023 Short List* *Ngaio Marsh award winner (first novel)*

**Shortlisted for the Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction, Ockham New Zealand Book Awards** **Longlisted for the CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger** 'A compelling, atmospheric page turner ..

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Between the Flags

What if the worst thing that could ever happen to you had already happened, but you didn't realise? Like your brain couldn't handle it, so you turned it into a comic. Then closed it. Fourteen-yea..

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Beyond the Rimu Grove

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Billy Bird

Moving, insightful, lyrical and also at times very funny, this novel is a supple, disarmingly frank exploration of parenthood. Liam and Iris have one son: Billy, a bright toddler puddling about (...) ..

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Bird Child and Other Stories *Book of the Month February 2024*

### Book of the Month February 2024 ### A powerful new collection from one of Aotearoa's most esteemed fiction writers. Mythology and contemporary Maori life are woven together seamlessly in..

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Bird Life *Ockham 2024 Longlist*

Bird Life, the second novel by Booker Prize longlisted author Anna Smaill, is a lyrical and ambitious exploration of madness and what it is like to experience the world differently. In Ueno Park,..

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Birnam Wood (B-Format)

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Birnam Wood *Book of the Month January 2024*

Birnam Wood *Book of the Month January 2024* Birnam Wood is on the move ... A landslide has closed the Korowai Pass in the South Island of New Zealand, cutting off the town of Thorndike, leaving..

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Birnam Wood *Ockham 2024 Longlist*

Birnam Wood *Book of the Month January 2024* Birnam Wood is on the move ... A landslide has closed the Korowai Pass in the South Island of New Zealand, cutting off the town of Thorndike, leavin..

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Black Marks on the White Page

A stunning collection of Oceanic stories for the 21st century. Stones move, whale bones rise out of the ground like cities, a man figures out how to raise seven daughters alone. Sometimes gods speak o..

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Black Silk and Sympathy

A dazzling new series from bestselling historical fiction author Deborah Challinor, exploring the fascinating world of Victorian funeral customs and featuring Sydney's first female undertaker. 'Men..

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Blind Date

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Blood Matters

Puti Derrell likes running at midnight. During lockdown it was safe but now lockdown is over and Porohiwi doesn't feel safe anymore - especially when she discovers her estranged grandfather has been m..

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Blood On VInes

Four friends, a shared past, a common enemy. In New Zealand's Martinborough, an ex-wine maker dies at the hands of an unknown assailant. The planning, execution and pure enjoyment sets in motion ..

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Broken is Beautiful

How do you mend the broken, be it toasters, relationships or people? Julia once re-created broken objects to be better than before. However, a series of earthquakes triggered Julia's descent into apat..

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Bug Week

A science educator in domestic chaos fetishises Scandinavian furniture and champagne flutes. A group of white-collar deadbeats attend a swinger's party in the era of drunk Muldoon. A pervasive smell s..

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Buy Me Love

Disappointed by the way small-town New Zealand novels tend to leave out pumas, ghosts and power-crazed dictators? Don't worry; that's about to change... On the day that old friends Mark, Andy and..

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By the Green of the Spring

Otto Bader, Pansy Williams and Clem Bright live in the small mining town of Blackball on the West Coast, shaped by stories and the dream of a better, more equal society to come. But the First World ..

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Checkerboard Hill

When a family member dies in Australia, Ria flies from New Zealand and returns to the family and home in Australia she suddenly left decades before as a teenager. Waiting for her return are her husb..

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Clear Dawn: New Asian Voices from Aotearoa New Zealand

A Clear Dawn - the first-ever anthology of Asian New Zealand writing - presents an extraordinary new wave of creative talent. With roots stretching from Indonesia to Japan, from China to the Philippin..

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Cousins Film Edition

Now a feature film, this is the unforgettable story of three women's intersecting lives. Makareta is the chosen one - carrying her family's hopes. Missy is the observer - the one who accepts ..

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Curiosity and Discontent Tales from a Small City

This deals with the leading citizen of Eden Frank, Chair of his company and a United Nations delegate who is involved in transactions international causing him to have prolonged absences from his home..

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Dark Sky: A Nellie Prayle Mystery

Criminal psychologist Nellie Prayle loves solving murders. The more complicated, the better. But when a professor of astronomy is found dead at Tekapo's Mt John Observatory during its internationally..

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Decline and Fall on Savage Street

A fictional companion to The Villa at the Edge of the Empire and winner of the 2017 NZ Heritage Novel Award. A fascinating prize-winning novel about a house with a fanciful little turret, built b..

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Detachment Theory

PAST AND PRESENT BECOME DANGEROUSLY ENTWINED IN THIS INTRICATE AND COMPELLING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER It is 2015, and successful Kiwi journalist Joy Manville enjoys a fulfilling life in New Zealand, Ao..

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Dice

'Dice has a forensic depth that is compelling, that challenges and deeply moves the reader. But what sets this novel apart is the precision and power of the writing. This is fiction that doesn't want ..

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Dick Seddon's Great Dive and other stories THW Classic

First published as a special issue of Robin Dudding's literary magazine Islands (Vol. 5, No. 2, Winter 1976), Dick Seddon's Great Dive won the 1977 New Zealand Book Award for Fiction, and was republis..

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Down from Upland

Jacqui and Scott have opened their marriage onto uncharted territories. As Axle, their son, makes new friends at a new school, they nudge him along a more moderate course. Skewering the best and wor..

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Dream Girl

Alice wants a heart-shaped bed. Mary, Genevieve and Angelica want to know the future. June says she wants Lena to rescue her from a rat, but really she wants Lena to make out with her. Eve wants to ge..

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Drown the Sea: Dying Gods Book 1

Adrienne had everything. The friends, the clothes, the college acceptance letter - not to mention a healthy social calendar. Then one stupid mistake has her packing her bags to spend the summer with h..

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Eat and Get Gas: A Novel

Thirteen-year-old Evan Hanson is always the last in her family to know what's going on-at least, that's how it feels. Her father, Gene, who's been meaner since he began serving in Vietnam, isn't aroun..

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Eddy, Eddy

Eddy Smallbone (orphan) is grappling with identity, love, loss, and religion. It's two years since he blew up his school life and the earthquakes felled his city. Home life is maddening. His pet-mindi..

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Edwin and Matilda: An Unlikely Love Story

I wonder why Edwin's mother left him - why his mother left and mine stayed? I mean, which is the more damaging - the mother who tells you she loves you and leaves, or the mother who calls you stupid a..

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