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            The Mother Fault

            The Mother Fault (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mildenhall, Kate

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            You will not recognise me, she thinks, when I find you . . . Mim's husband is missing. No one knows where Ben is, but everyone wants to find him - especially The Department. And they should know, the all-seeing government body has fitted the entire population with a universal tra...cking chip to keep them 'safe'. But suddenly Ben can't be tracked. And Mim is questioned, made to surrender her passport and threatened with the unthinkable - her two children being taken into care at the notorious BestLife. Cornered, Mim risks everything to go on the run to find her husband - and a part of herself, long gone, that is brave enough to tackle the journey ahead. From the stark backroads of the Australian outback to a terrifying sea voyage, Mim is forced to shuck off who she was - mother, daughter, wife, sister - and become the woman she needs to be to save her family and herself. Praise for The Mother Fault 'From the first few pages, I knew I was going to be finishing The Mother Fault the same day I had started. Kate Mildenhall has imagined a world as terrifying and visionary as Margaret Atwood's Gilead, with the pace of the best thrillers - and characters I'll never forget. This is a novel of rare insight from a rising literary star.' J.P. Pomare, author of Call Me Evie and In the Clearing 'The Mother Fault is a clarion call, wrapped in vivid prose, inside a truly thrilling read. Mildenhall has written a page-turner that also delivers on beautiful language, vivid characterisation and emotional complexity. It is a sensual delight. When I wasn't gasping in suspense, I was sighing with pleasure at the dazzling prose. I felt so close to Mim, I wanted alternately to shout at her and cheer her on. A novel for our times.' Angela Savage, author of Mother of Pearl and Behind the Night Bazaar 'In The Mother Fault, Kate Mildenhall has achieved that rare thing - a book that at once tackles the big issues and is an addictive page-turner. The near-future Mildenhall has created is not only b
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            ISBN 9781760854478
            Published AU 2 Sep 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            The Loop
             

            The Loop (Paperback)

            By Oliver, Ben

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            Luka Kane has been inside hi-tech prison the Loop for over two years. A death sentence is hanging over his head but his day-to-day routine is mind-numbingly repetitive. Then everything changes. Soon, Luka has to face a new reality: breaking out of the Loop might be his only chanc...e to save himself - and the world ...
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            ISBN 9781912626557
            Released AU 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Chicken House Ltd
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Series The Loop
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            Aurora Burning: the Aurora Cycle 2
             

            Aurora Burning: the Aurora Cycle 2 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kaufman, Amie; Kristoff, Jay

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            Our heroes are back. Kind of. First, the bad news: an ancient evil - you know, your standard consume-all-life-in-the-galaxy deal - is about to be unleashed. The good news? Squad 312 is standing by to save the day. They've just got to take care of a few small distractions first. L...ike the clan of gremps who'd like to rearrange their favourite faces. And the cadre of illegit GIA agents with creepy flowers where their eyes used to be, who'll stop at nothing to get their hands on Auri. Then there's Kal's long-lost sister, who's not exactly happy to see her baby brother, and has a Syldrathi army at her back. With half the known galaxy on their tails, Squad 312 has never felt so wanted. When they learn the Hadfield has been found, it's time to come out of hiding. Two centuries ago the colony ship vanished, leaving Auri as its sole survivor. Now, its black box might be what saves them - but time is short, and if Auri can't learn to master her powers as a Trigger, the squad and all their admirers are going to be deader than the Great Ultrasaur of Abraaxis IV. Shocking revelations, bank heists, mysterious gifts, inappropriately tight bodysuits and an epic firefight will determine the fate of the Aurora Legion's most unforgettable heroes - and maybe the rest of the galaxy as well.
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            ISBN 9781760295745
            Published AU 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Aurora Cycle
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            Dune: The Duke of Caladan
             

            Dune: The Duke of Caladan (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Herbert, Brian; Anderson, Kevin J.

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              13 Oct 20

            This new Dune trilogy focuses on the beloved core characters of Frank Herbert's classic novel Dune, the world's bestselling science-fiction book. Leto Atreides, Duke of Caladan and father of the Muad'Dib. While all know of his fall and the rise of his son, little is known about t...he quiet ruler of Caladan and his partner Jessica. Or how a Duke of an inconsequential planet earned an emperor's favour, the ire of House Harkonnen, and set himself on a collision course with his own death. This is the story. Through patience and loyalty, Leto serves the Golden Lion Throne. Where other scheme, the Duke of Caladan acts. But Leto's powerful enemies are starting to feel that he is rising beyond his station, and House Atreides rises too high. With unseen enemies circling, Leto must decide if the twin burdens of duty and honour are worth the price of his life, family and love.
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            ISBN 9781761042218
            Published AU 13 Oct 2020
            Publisher Random House
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            Dawn of Empire

            Dawn of Empire (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Chan, Kylie

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            The compulsive conclusion to the Dragon Empire trilogy from sci-fi superstar Kylie Chan. Life seems settled for Jian in the Dragon Empire. She's comfortable in her position as Captain of the Imperial Guard and content with her unusual domestic arrangements. But when trouble stirs... at the edge of the Empire, they discover that the Cat Republic has been hiding a powerful and dangerous force that could destroy everything the Empire represents. Jian and her family must work together to save the Empire - and travel further than any dragon has ever gone. PRAISE FOR THE DRAGON EMPIRE SERIES: 'A smart, slick read that keeps the reader in suspense' Canberra Weekly 'I had so much fun reading this - adorable characters, seductive dragons, narcissist cats, crazy imagination and lots of wisdom' Lian Hearn
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            ISBN 9781460753293
            Published AU 2 Sep 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Series Dragon Empire
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            Ready Player Two: The highly anticipated sequel to READY PLAYER ONE
             

            Ready Player Two: The highly anticipated sequel to READY PLAYER ONE (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Cline, Ernest

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            • Pub Date
              24 Nov 20

            The highly anticipated sequel to the beloved worldwide bestseller Ready Player One, the ridiculously fun and large-hearted (NPR) near-future adventure that inspired the blockbuster Steven Spielberg film.

            ISBN 9781780897448
            Released AU 24 Nov 2020
            Publisher Cornerstone
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            To Sleep in a Sea of Stars

            To Sleep in a Sea of Stars (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Paolini, Christopher

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            A brand new epic science fiction novel from New York Times bestselling author Christopher Paolini.

            ISBN 9781529046519
            Released AU 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            The Animals In That Country

            The Animals In That Country (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By McKay, Laura Jean

            When the animals start talking, we're not ready for what we'll learn. Hard-drinking, foul-mouthed, and allergic to bullshit, Jean is not your usual grandma. She's never been good at getting on with other humans, apart from her beloved granddaughter, Kimberly. Instead, she surroun...ds herself with animals, working as a guide in an outback wildlife park. And although Jean talks to all her charges, she has a particular soft spot for a young dingo called Sue. Then one day, disturbing news arrives of a pandemic sweeping the country. This is no ordinary flu- its chief symptom is that its victims begin to understand the language of animals - first mammals, then birds and insects, too. But as the flu progresses, the unstoppable voices become overwhelming, and many people begin to lose their minds. When Jean's infected son, Lee, takes off with Kimberly, heading south, Jean feels the pull to follow her kin. Setting off on their trail, with Sue the dingo riding shotgun, they find themselves in a stark, strange world in which the animal apocalypse has only further isolated people from other species. Bold, exhilarating, and wholly original, The Animals in That Country asks what it means to be human - and what would happen, for better or worse, if we finally understood what animals were saying.
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            ISBN 9781925849530
            Published AU 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            Providence

            Providence (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Barry, Max

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            Providence is a dazzling, inventive, and thought-provoking new novel from the ingenious author of Jennifer Government and Lexicon. Gilly, Talia, Anders, and Jackson are astronauts captaining a new and supposedly indestructible ship in humanity's war against an alien race. Confine...d to the ship for years, each of them holding their own secrets, they are about to learn that there are threats beyond the reach of human ingenuity - and that the true nature of reality might be the universe's greatest mystery. In this near future, our world is at war with another, and humanity is haunted by its one catastrophic loss - a nightmarish engagement that left a handful of survivors drifting home through space, wracked with PTSD. Public support for the war plummeted, and the military-industrial complex set it sights on a new goal:zero-casualty warfare, made possible by gleaming new ships called Providences, powered by AI. But when the latest-launched Providence suffers a surprising attack and contact with home is severed, Gilly, Talia, Anders, and Jackson must confront the truth of the war they're fighting, the ship that brought them there, and the cosmos beyond.
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            ISBN 9780733643019
            Published AU 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Hachette
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            From Hell: Alex Hunter 8
             

            From Hell: Alex Hunter 8 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Beck, Greig

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            In the thrilling new blockbuster from Greig Beck comes the most horrifying edition to the Arcadian collection as Alex Hunter must journey into the heart of a volcano and confront a hellish adversary more powerful than anything he and his team have ever faced before.

            ISBN 9781760786991
            Published AU 30 Jul 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age General Audience
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