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Beautiful You
Chuck Palahniuk
Review by Leanne Leveaux
“A billion husbands are about to be replaced.”
 
In true Palahniuk style, this book delves deep into a dark subject matter that centers on pleasure and world domination.
Leaving Time
Jodi Picoult
Review by Emma Williams
With a plethora of best-selling novels behind her, the arrival of any new Jodi Picoult novel is eagerly anticipated. Leaving Time is no exception and I'm pleased, nay thrilled, to report
The Map to Everywhere
Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis
Review by Becca Watts
Imagine a stretch of water that connected our world to countless others, each one more fantastical than the last.
The Mixer's Manual
Dan Jones
I am not usually a cocktail drinker and stick to red wine and not much of it (except if it's free), but every time I go out for an after-work tipple I am greeted by the cocktail menu.
Academy Street
Mary Costello
Review by Lisa Redmond
Academy Street is Mary Costello’s first novel following on from her award-winning short story collection The China Factory.
Amnesia
Peter Carey
Review by Charlotte Colwill
The timing of Peter Carey’s latest novel is particularly pertinent, especially in Australia, coming out as it does a few weeks after the death of Gough Whitlam, the one-time socialist prime minis
If I Knew You Were Going to Be This Beautiful I Never Would Have Let You Go
Judy Chicurel
Review by Rebecca Foster
In Judy Chicurel’s nostalgic debut novel, a group of troubled Long Island teenagers navigate the sex and drug filled summer of 1972.
 
Aimless young people haunt Chicurel

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