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Clariel
Garth Nix
Review by Becca Watts
In the city of Belisaere, Clariel is not finding life easy.
Lonely Planets Kids
Lonely Planet

A real treat landed on my desk this week in the shape of the new Lonely Planet children's non-fiction series.

A Sudden Light
Garth Stein
Review by Jade Craddock
As a 14-year-old boy, Trevor Riddell accompanies his father to Riddell House, the homestead of his ancestors, a place his father hasn’t returned to since he was sent away by his father 23 years b
Bellman & Black
Diane Setterfield
Review by Penny Batchelor
"The rook lives as he wishes.
Rooms
Lauren Oliver
Review by Sam Pope
Author Lauren Oliver won acclaim for her books for young adults and children, but her novel Rooms unequivocally marks her first foray into adult fiction.
Dear Thief
Samantha Harvey
Review by Clair Stanton

Samantha Harvey's third novel Dear Thief is notable for the bravery of its structure.

Gwendolen
Diana Souhami
Review by Sally Hughes
It is surprising how often the less admirable characters capture the reader. A case in point is George Eliot’s novel Daniel Deronda.

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Paulo Coelho
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