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99 nights in Logar
99 nights in Logar
Kochai, Jamil Jan, 1992-2020
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Twelve-year-old Marwand's memories from his previous visit to Afghanistan six years ago centre on his contentious relationship with Budabash, the terrifying but beloved dog who guards his extended family's compound in Logar. Eager to find an ally in this place that's meant to be "home," Marwand a...
After dark
After dark
Nolan, Dominic2020
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A girl held captive her entire life... After a shocking discovery, the police must unravel a mystery that horrifies the nation. A detective condemned as a criminal... Violently abducted while searching for a missing woman, D.S. Abigail Boone suffered retrograde amnesia - remembering nothing of he...
All about Sarah
All about Sarah
Delabroy-Allard, Pauline, 1988-2020
Books
A literary sensation in France, an intoxicating and evocative debut novel about the all-consuming love affair between two women and the ruin it leaves in its wake. It's all about Sarah, her mysterious beauty, Sarah the impetuous, Sarah the passionate, Sarah the sulphurous, it's all about the exac...
All adults here
All adults here
Straub, Emma2020
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When Astrid Strick witnesses a school bus accident in the centre of town, it jostles loose a repressed memory from her young parenting days decades earlier. Suddenly, Astrid realises she was not quite the parent she thought she'd been to her three, now-grown children. But to what consequence? Ast...
Almost a mirror
Almost a mirror
Krauth, Kirsten2020
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Like fireflies to the light, Mona, Benny and Jimmy are drawn into the elegantly wasted orbit of the Crystal Ballroom and the post-punk scene of 80s Melbourne, a world that includes Nick Cave and Dodge, a photographer pushing his art to the edge. With precision and richness Kirsten Krauth haunting...
American dirt
American dirt
Cummins, Jeanine2020
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'Where will we go, Mami?' 'I don't know, Mijo' she says. 'We'll see. We'll have an adventure.' The afternoon of her niece's fifteenth birthday party, all Lydia's worst nightmares come true. As she and her son Luca cower in a bathroom shower stall, the rest of her family is gunned down by members ...
[6 copies, 4 reserves]
Amnesty
Amnesty
Adiga, Aravind, 1974-2020
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Danny - formerly Dhananjaya Rajaratnam - is an illegal immigrant in Sydney, Australia, denied refugee status after he fled from Sri Lanka. Working as a cleaner, living out of a grocery storeroom, for three years he's been trying to create a new identity for himself. And now, with his beloved vega...
As you were
As you were
Feeney, Elaine2020
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Sinead Hynes is a tough, driven, funny, clever young property developer with a terrifying secret. No-one knows it -- not her fellow patients in a failing Galway hospital, and certainly not her family. She has confided only in Google and a shiny magpie. But she can't go on like this, tireless tryi...
August
August
Wink, Callan2020
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August is an average twelve-year-old. He likes dogs and fishing and doesn't mind early-morning chores on his family's Michigan dairy farm. But following his parents' messy divorce, his mother decides that she and August need to start over in a new town. There, he tries to be an average teen - pla...
The authenticity project
The authenticity project
Pooley, Clare2020
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One green notebook. Six strangers. The chance to start being honest... Six strangers with one universal thing in common: their lives aren't always what they make them out to be. But what would happen if they told the truth instead? Julian begins The Authenticity Project - a small green notebook c...
Away with the penguins
Away with the penguins
Prior, Hazel2020
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Veronica McCreedy lives in a mansion by the sea. She loves a nice cup of Darjeeling tea whilst watching a good wildlife documentary. And she's never seen without her ruby-red lipstick. Although these days Veronica is rarely seen by anyone because, at 85, her days are spent mostly at home, alone. ...
Baptism of fire
Baptism of fire
Sapkowski, Andrzej2020
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Geralt of Rivia is on a mission to save his ward, Ciri, and with her the world, in this third novel in the bestselling Witcher series that inspired the Netflix show and video games. The Wizards Guild has been shattered by a coup and, in the uproar, Geralt was seriously injured. The Witcher is sup...
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
A beginning at the end
A beginning at the end
Chen, Mike2020
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Six years after a global pandemic wiped out most of the planet's population, the survivors are rebuilding the country, split between self-governing cities, hippie communes and wasteland gangs. In postapocalyptic San Francisco, former pop star Moira has created a new identity to finally escape her...
Benevolence
Benevolence
Janson, Julie2020
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"Benevolence" is told from the perspective of Darug woman, Muraging (Mary James), born around 1813. Mary's was one of the earliest Darug generations to experience the impact of British colonisation. At an early age Muraging is given over to the Parramatta Native School by her Darug father. From h...
Black river
Black river
Dean, Will (Novelist)2020
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Tuva's been living clean in southern Sweden for four months when she receives horrifying news. Her best friend Tammy Yamnim has gone missing. Racing back to Gavrik at the height of Midsommar, Tuva fears for Tammy's life. Who has taken her, and why? And who is sabotaging the small-town search effo...
Blood queen
Blood queen
Courtney, Joanna (Novelist)2020
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Scotland, 1020 AD - King Malcolm II is fading fast. It is North vs South, for two families have a claim on the inheritance of his crown. Who will gain the Scottish throne? On the eve of her 16th birthday, a flushed and nervous Cora MacDuff waits to marry her sweetheart, Macbeth. But her dreams ar...
Blue ticket
Blue ticket
Mackintosh, Sophie2020
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Calla knows how the lottery works. Everyone does. On the day of your first bleed, you report to the station to learn what kind of woman you will be. A white ticket grants you children. A blue ticket grants you freedom. You are relieved of the terrible burden of choice. And, once you've taken your...
Bobby March will live forever
Bobby March will live forever
Parks, Alan2020
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July 1973. The Glasgow drugs trade is booming and Bobby March, the city's own rock-star hero, has just overdosed in a central hotel. Alice Kelly is thirteen years old, lonely. And missing. Meanwhile the niece of McCoy's boss has fallen in with a bad crowd and when she goes AWOL, McCoy is asked - ...
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
The book ninja
The book ninja
Berg, Ali2020
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Frankie Rose is desperate for love. Or a relationship. Or just a date with a semi-normal person will do. It's not that she hasn't tried - Frankie is the queen of online dating. Named after the Frankston train line she was conceived on, Frankie feels like she was born to be hopeless at love. But s...
The boundary fence
The boundary fence
Callen, Alissa2020
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The scars that country vet Ella Quinlivan hides are not solely on the outside. Men are off-limits. She fills her world with her friends, work and the colourful community of small town Woodlea. She also becomes custodian of a sandstone cottage of an elderly friend whose teenage daughter went missi...
All about Sarah
Delabroy-Allard, Pauline, 1...2020
Baptism of fire
Sapkowski, Andrzej2020
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
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