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A Better Place *Ockham 2024 Shortlist*

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 Mistake: Film tie-in

Now a major motion picture written and directed by Christine Jeffs, featuring Elizabeth Banks. Elizabeth Taylor is a surgeon at a city hospital, a gifted, driven and rare woman excelling..

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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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All That We Know

'I don't want to be a pioneer. I want to be the last; to enjoy the fruits of everyone else's hard labour' - Mareikura 'Whatever you do, please don't read me a grief quote from the internet'..

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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 *Book of the Month May 2024*

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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At The Grand Glacier Hotel

From award-winning novelist Laurence Fearnley comes an intriguing story about recovery, reflection and reconnecting with ourselves and others. Following a disastrous family holiday, Libby and Cur..

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Audition *Ockham 2024 Shortlist*

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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 Left Dead

DI Nyree Bradshaw and her team have their work cut out for them once again. Local woman Lizzy Bean has been found dead, garrotted with a piece of wire. Lizzy's property, a 1970s beach house overlookin..

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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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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 *Book of the Month January 2024* *Ockham Shortlist 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 Shortlist*

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 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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Burn the Stars: Dying Gods Book 2

Time-travelling to the Bronze Age Mediterranean was never part of Adrienne's plans. Adrienne has been doing her best to adapt to life among the Minoans. But the language barrier is nothing compared to..

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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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Chthonic Cycle

Written in an effort to ward off existential dread, and to find new understandings and consolations for those similarly afflicted, The Chthonic Cycle is an eccentric and brilliantly curated tour ..

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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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Containment

Chaos reigns in the sleepy village of Aramoana on the New Zealand coast, when a series of shipping containers wash up on the beach and looting begins. Detective Constable Sam Shephard exper..

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Corkscrew You (Flora Valley, Book 1)

Could the guy she loves to hate turn out to be her perfect pairing? If Shelby Armstrong wants to keep her late father's beloved Flora Valley Wines in business, she'll have to listen to Nathan Dura..

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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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Delirious

It's time. Mary, an ex cop, and her husband, retired librarian Pete, have decided to move into a retirement village. They aren't falling apart, but they're watching each other - Pete with his..

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