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Flight of a Maori Goddess

Sarah Lark's epic Sea of Freedom trilogy reaches its sweeping conclusion in a story of courage, strength, and sisterhood. The dawning twentieth century brings change to New Zealand-and new opport..

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Food of Love Cookery School, The

In a remote Sicilian mountain town, four women arrive at a cookery school, each at a turning point in their lives. Moll is a foodie and an exhausted working mum on the holiday of a lifetime..

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Forbidden Cities : Stories

This story collection by Paula Morris roams the globe and ranges widely in subject matter. From Sunset Boulevard to the beaches of Auckland, from the Bund in Shanghai to the banks of the Danube, from ..

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Fosterling

A moving, compelling story about society and our reactions to difference, convincingly evoked, beautifully written. A young man is found unconscious in a remote forest. He is over seven feet tall, his..

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Fragments from an Infinite Catalogue

Fragments from an Infinite Catalogue is a collection of words and images by a scientist and artist who is fascinated by language. John Ta ne Christeller began writing poems to explain and extend the s..

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Fresh Ink 2019: A Collection of Voices from Aotearoa New Zealand

An anthology of short stories, extracts from novels, poetry and artwork,from established and respected New Zealand writers as well as some lively 'fresh ink' from previously unpublished literary voice..

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Friday Prayers

FRIDAY PRAYERS is a chapbook of five new poems from Tony Beyer whose ANCHOR STONE was a finalist in the 2018 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. 'Island time' is a meditation on impermanence and identi..

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Further Convictions Pending: Poems 1998-2008

Further Convictions Pending is the definitive collection of Vincent O'Sullivan's celebrated poetry of the last decade. Forty or so poems from each of four previous volumes are gathered here with forty..

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Garden Party, The

'They could not have had a more perfect day for a garden party if they had ordered it' A windless, warm day greets the Sheridan family on the day of their garden party. As daughter Laura takes th..

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General and the Nightingale: Dan Davin's War Stories, The

Dan Davin was the author of the only substantial body of war fiction written by a New Zealand soldier during any of the wars of the 20th century in which the nation was engaged. The General and the Ni..

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Getting it Right: Poems 1968-2015

After establishing a poetic presence on the literary scene in the early 1960s, Dunedins Alan Roddick published his first collection, The Eye Corrects: Poems 19551965, in 1967. A mere 49 years later co..

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Ghosts

Poet Siobhan Harveys latest collection is about migration, outcasts, the search for home, and the ghosts we live with, including the ones who occupy our memories, ancestries and stories. It begins in ..

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Gideon the Ninth

"Unlike anything I've ever read. " -V.E. Schwab "Lesbian necromancers explore a haunted gothic palace in space!" -Charles Stross Starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, Library Journ..

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Glass Houses and other stories

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God Boy, The

Set in a small town in New Zealand, the story is told through the eyes of a gauche thirteen year-old boy called Jimmy Sullivan. It is the haunting tale of a young boy growing up in a catholic househol..

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Goddess Muscle

This long-awaited poetry collection from award-winning Pasifika poet Karlo Mila spans work written over a decade. The poems are both personal and political. They trace the effect of defining issues su..

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Gone to Pegasus

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Guardians of the Ancestors

Marama is awakened. Her journey, both spiritual and physical, will traverse the Pacific Ocean and explore the realm of the spirits, where her ancestors dwell. Although her island home is idyllic, its ..

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Gulf Between

Under the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, love, lies and disenchantment lead to a menacing showdown in this suspense-filled novel.A foreigner is seriously injured not far from Julia's safe Queenstown hideaw..

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Habit of Writing, A

Helen Jacobs wrote her first poem nearly fifty years ago in response to a TV programme on nuclear war. Elaine Jakobsson in her life as a local body politician and environmental activist - mayor of Eas..

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Harrow the Ninth

"Unlike anything I've ever read. Muir's writing is as sharp as a broken tooth, and just as unsettling." -V.E. Schwab on Gideon the Ninth "Deft, tense and atmospheric, compellingly immersive and w..

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Harvest: A Novel

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Head Girl

'The first time I read Freya's work I thought . . . uh oh. And then I thought, you have got to be kidding me. And then I thought, God fucking dammit. And then I walked around the house shaking my head..

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Hera Lindsay Bird

Bird turns her prescient eye on love and loss, and what emerges is like a helicopter in fog...or a bejewelled Christmas sleigh, gliding triumphantly through the contemporary aesthetic desert...this is..

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High Wire

High Wire brings together Booker finalist writer Lloyd Jones and artist Euan Macleod. It is the first of a series of picture books written and made for grownups and designed to showcase leading New Ze..

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Hoard

Hoard brings together poems Fleur Adcock had to keep under wraps for several years because they didn't suit the themes of her last two collections, The Land Ballot and Glass Wings. They include reflec..

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Hold the Line: The Springbok tour of '81, a family, a love affair, a nation at war

It's 1981 and New Zealand is about to host the Springboks from apartheid South Africa for a national rugby tour. The well-supported protest movement pitches against a nation of die-hard rugby supporte..

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Hourglass

Sue Wootton is a newcomer to New Zealand poetry. "Hourglass" is full of wry humour and acute observation...

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How Did I Get Here Soliloquies Of Youth

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How I Get Ready

In her new poetry collection How I Get Ready, Ashleigh Young fails to learn to drive, vanishes from the fossil record, and finally finishes writing a book...

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How to be Dead in a Year of Snakes

In 1905, white supremacist Lionel Terry murdered the Cantonese gold prospector Joe Kum Yung to draw attention to his crusade to rid New Zealand of Chinese and other East Asian immigrants. Chris Tse us..

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How to Be Happy Though Human: New and Selected Poems

A timely collection of new and previously published work by one of Aotearoa's most acclaimed poets, How to Be Happy Though Human is Kate Camp's superb seventh book of poetry. It is published simultane..

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How to Live

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How to Live with Mammals

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How We Talk to Each Other

"In Victoria Broome's long-awaited first collection of poems, against the darkly-lit gloss of past and present Christchurch, Mum and Dad whirl in a dance at The Latimer. Myra and Cissy pose in Cathedr..

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I Am in Bed with You

I am in bed with you. The room varies. But I'm always on the left. I am pulling the pieces of myself into myself. In the winter I left myself behind in the 90s. I'm coming back now. You can see..

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I Wish, I Wish

As a mortician, Seb has mastered the art of making the dead resemble the living. He's embalmed countless corpses, unpacked organs, reset bones and made up pallid faces for their final viewing. I..

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Ice Shelf, The

The Ice Shelf: an eco-comedy On the eve of flying to Antarctica to take up an arts fellowship, thirty-something Janice, recently separated, has a long night of remembrance, regret and realisatio..

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Ihimaera   His Best Stories

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Imaginary Lives of James Poneke

While exhibited as a curiosity, a Maori boy turns his gaze on Victorian London. 'The hour is late. The candle is low. Tomorrow I will see whether it is my friends or a ship homewards I meet. But..

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In a Fishbone Church

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In a Slant Light: A Poet's Memoir

In this absorbing poetic memoir of her early life, Cilla McQueen, one of New Zealands major women poets, leads us over the stepping stones of childhood memory, some half submerged, some strong and gli..

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In the Clearing

'another breathtaking page-turner from the author of CALL ME EVIE' - Christian White, bestselling author of THE NOWHERE CHILD Amy has only ever known what life is like in the Clearing. She ..

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In the Memorial Room

In the Memorial Room is a brilliant black comedy, by the celebrated author of An Angel at My Table. Harry Gill, a moderately successful writer of historical fiction, has been awarded the annual Water..

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Infinite Air

A superbly written novel offering an intriguing interpretation of one of the world's greatest aviators, the glamorous and mysterious Jean Batten. Jean Batten became an international icon in the ..

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Inside the Black Horse

Pio Morgan is waiting outside a pub on a cold winter's night. There is a debt he must pay and no options left. What he does next drags a group of strangers into a web of confusion that over the course..

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Italian Wedding, The

Pieta Martinelli's sister is getting married. Since she is a bridal designer it falls to her to make the wedding gown. But Pieta is distracted by a series of unanswered questions. Why is her father fe..

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Jacaranda House, The

Bestselling author Deborah Challinor returns with a spellbinding novel about a woman living in Sydney's notorious King's Cross in 1964. Polly Manaia is living in Sydney's notorious Kings Cross, worki..

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James K Baxter: Letters of a Poet

James K. Baxter was not a man of few words, and his private correspondence was no exception. Letters of a Poet, edited by his good friend and frequent correspondent John Weir, contains almost 900 of B..

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