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The Waters

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The Whale Rider

A classic novel that became a classic film. An international bestseller that was made into a multiple award-winning film. Eight-year-old Kahu craves her great-grandfather's love and attentio..

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The Wilder Years: Selected poems

David Eggleton, Poet Laureate of Aotearoa 2019-21, has published nine poetry collections, and now, finally, comes a 'Best Of '. The Wilder Years: Selected Poems is a hardback compendium of the poet's ..

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The Witching Tide

East Anglia, 1645. Martha Hallybread, a midwife, healer and servant, has lived peacefully for more than four decades in her beloved Cleftwater. Everyone in the village knows Martha, but no..

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The Words For Her

Hold up your phone to take a photo and some people won't be there. Look for them in older images and their bodies are gaps, the rest of the photo still busy around them. People have stopped appearing ..

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The Wrong Woman

'Keeps readers on their toes from the opening page. His is a rare talent that continues to turn out crime masterpieces' Herald Sun 'A twisty small-town PI mystery with a protagonist I didn'..

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The Yield

The vivid and lyrical new collection from award-winning poet Sue Wootton. These poems are sensorially alive, deeply attentive to language, the body, and the world around us. Down in the bone the word-..

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Things OK With You?

Know what a thing's called, and we own it; if not, there's really only pointing, our still wishing we knew. The afternoon wilts round its edges, unless we've said it. Things OK with you? is Vincent O'..

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This Is a Story About Your Mother

In her latest collection, Louise Wallace raises an existential eyebrow at pregnancy-birth-motherhood. Is this universal rite-of-passage really an intimately personal event, down to the degree of fluid..

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This Town & other writings

A delightful, funny, and sometimes downright scary collection of writings from a group of authors in the Manawatu, centred in Feilding. This miscellany will make you laugh out loud, cringe, blush, and..

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Threads

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Threads of Gold: Power and Passion in a New Country

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Through the Lonesome Dark

Blackball, West Coast, pre-World War I. Three youngsters; Pansy, Clem and Otto. Life had an idyllic surface with a far from idyllic underside for youngsters in this mining town. As a World War approac..

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To Italy, With Love

Love happens when you least expect it... Assunta has given up on love. She might run her little trattoria in the most romantic mountain town in Italy, but love just seems to have passed her..

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To the Occupant

To the Occupant takes the everyday and transforms it into something fine and precious and enduring. With an unsparing attention, Emma Neale creates shape-shifting poems that confound prejudices and su..

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Toku Papa

When you first told me that you gave me the name of our tupuna so that I would be strong enough to hold our family inside my ribcage, I believed you. Here you are. Here is how I saw you, trapped in yo..

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Traces of Red

Something to get my teeth into. Something I wasn't altogether sure I could do. Hell, it was about time I had something hard-hitting, out of the ordinary. Rebecca Thorne needs a story that will ea..

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Transgression: A Jane Halifax novel

AUSTRALIA'S ANSWER TO KATHY REICHS. 'Dark and twisted, this addictive thriller will keep you guessing right up until the final chapter. Loved it!' Rebecca Gibney Based on the hugely successful Ch..

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Transit Lounge

Cryptic fable, social commentary, black comedy, subverted myth, potted history, cautionary tale, psychological drama, flight of fancy, slice of life, redemption story. Transit Lounge is a collection o..

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Transposium

Part philosophy thesis and part psychosexual Ancient Greek fever dream, Dani Yourukova's Transposium adapts Plato into poetry, featuring queer longing, a choose-your-own-adventure apocalypse, Les Mise..

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Tu

Tu is proud of his name - the Maori god of war. But for the returned soldier there's a shadow over his own war experience with the Maori Battalion in Italy. Three young men from the one family went to..

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tumble

This remarkable second collection by award-winning poet Joanna Preston charts a course for the journey from child to woman. Her bold and original voice swoops the reader from the ocean depths to the r..

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Tung

Tung is the keenly anticipated debut collection from award-winning Otepoti-Dunedin poet, Robyn Maree Pickens. Earth-centred and life-affirming, these poems offer sustenance and repair to a planet in t..

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Tunui | Comet

Tunui | Comet is the first collection in more than a decade by one of our most important living Maori poets. Rolling easily between korero Maori and the canonical traditions of English-language poetry..

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Turbulent Threads

Dunedin, 1890: Suddenly orphaned at the tender age of twenty, Greer Gillies is reduced to working as a humble servant at Larnach Castle, a far cry from the dreams she held before. As she struggles wit..

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Turn On, Old Time

In this, the eighth volume in the Detective Inspector O'Rorke series, it is the summer of 1888. As O'Rorke prepares to leave London to return to New Zealand, Crimean War 'ghosts' of both friends and e..

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Turncoat *Ockham 2024 Longlist*

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Two Plays : Bare / No. 2

" No. 2" - Nanna Maria decides it is time to hand over the reigns of the family to her as yet unnamed successor. She orders a feast, and while the family prepare and await her decision, we get to know..

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Unexpected Greenness of Trees: Poems from the Caselberg Trust International Poetry Competition 2011-2016
Us, Then

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Visible Cities: Lockdown to liberation, stress to sustainability: Aotearoa fiction inspired by Italo Calvino

The celebrated Italian writer Italo Calvino's novel 'Invisible Cities' explored the intersection of reality and imagination over 11 wondrous chapters. A hundred years after his birth 11 emerging write..

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War Bride

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Watching You

It was his eyes. They made me think of glass. Transparent, blue glass. Freelance journalist, Claire Wright, is offered a commission with the kind of fee which would mean financial security for b..

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Water's Dead, The: A DI Nyree Bradshaw Novel

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We Came from Hamburg

It is Hamburg, 1920. Abruptly Erna leaves her marriage and her three daughters, and disappears from the family. No one speaks of her again. One by one the other members of the Simon family begin to d..

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We're All Made of Lightning *Winner Ockham 2023 Best First Book Award (the Jessie Mackay Prize for Poetry)*

Khadro Mohamed expertly navigates the experience of being a Muslim women in Aotearoa, bringing us along on her journey of selfhood. Shifting between Aotearoa, Egypt and Somalia, we get a glimpse into ..

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Weir and Other Stories, The

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Whai

Nicole Titihuia Hawkins' first collection, Whai, introduces the voice of a strong and assertive poet, who is unashamedly herself. With poems centred around whanau, mana wahine, and love, Whai explores..

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What Sort of Man

A young father high on Ritalin longs to leap into the tiger enclosure. A teacher who has been stood down for accessing porn on a school computer wants to re-establish contact with his teenage daughter..

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When I Open the Shop

In his small noodle shop in Te Whanganui-a-Tara, a young chef obsessively juliennes carrots. Nothing is going according to plan: the bills are piling up, his mother is dead, and there are strangers in..

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When I Reach for Your Pulse *Ockham 2024 Longlist*

In this electrifying debut, Rushi Vyas untangles slippery personal and political histories in the wake of a parent's suicide. 'When my father finally / died,' he writes, 'we [...] burned, / like an ef..

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Where Light Meets Water

An evocative novel of love and art, and one man's journey to find his place in the world. Where Light Meets Water is a moving debut traversing nineteenth-century London, Melbourne and New Zealand's ru..

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Where the Dogs Were

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Wild Places: Selected Stories

A gorgeous hardback of Katherine Mansfield's best stories, selected by her biographer Claire Harman A beautiful new hardback edition of Katherine Mansfield's most vivid and distinctive stories. ..

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Winter Time

Set in the Mackenzie Basin, this vivid novel is about familial love, friendship and how our lives touch, connect and impact upon one another. 'The SUV advanced, without slowing as it passed; the ..

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Wish Child

At the heart of Catherine Chidgey's extraordinary new novel is an enigmatic voice that tells the story of German families caught up in a nation's dream. It's 1939. Two children watch as their parents ..

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Wow

Excuse me if I laugh. The roads are dark and large books block our path. The air we breathe is made of evening air. The world is longer than the road that brings us here. Bill Manhire's new book begin..

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You Fit the Description: The Selected Poems of Peter Olds

From the steam of Joe Tui's long-gone Dunedin fish-and-chip shop to a young possum clinging to a plum tree, via substance-fuelled manic narrative, Zen solitude and vivid evocations of childhood, by tu..

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