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In Golden Boy, Max is his parent's pride and joy, his brother's hero and the object of every girl at his secondary school's affection. He's good at football, he excels in his academic work, and he's liked by his peers.

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There aren’t many book series that can boast nine novels, a television mini-series, a film and a musical. With the publication of the ninth book in the series, The Days of Anna Madrigal, The Tales of the City series, which began as a newspaper column in 1976, can.

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Valerie Mendes' debut Larkswood is a family drama set in the dying days before the start of the Second World War.

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Ani's life passes by to the sound of the trains in Thirroul, her small Australian village. She is Mrs Lachlan, the wife of Mac the railwayman who brought her to the village upon their marriage. With their daughter Isobel and tending to their garden she is a woman defined by her family.

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When Christos Tsiolkas’ dense drama The Slap erupted in 2008, it posed a moral dilemma which gripped millions.

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Crazy Rich Asians is a slick satire on the extravagant lifestyles of the super-rich in China and Singapore.

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Eleven-year-old Fin has already lost his father and his grandparents, so when his mother dies too, leaving him orphaned, he is left in the guardianship of Lady, his 24-year-old half-sister whose presence in Fin’s life can be reduced to a handful of brief encounters.

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Tasmina Perry’s ninth novel, The Proposal, is a beautiful and poignant book set between the formal world of the 1950s debutantes and the modern day.

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Cecelia Ahern is back with her tenth novel, How to Fall in Love, and once again she weaves an utterly compelling and heart-warming tale in her own inspiring style.

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With a plot reminiscent of the 1998 film Sliding Doors, Dani Atkins' novel asks the question: what would heroine Rachel's life be like if one split second tragic accident had happened differently?

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