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              Below Deck

              Below Deck (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hardcastle, Sophie

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              And then, just like that, a thought bubbles inside me. It's a beginning; a new beginning; my beginning. The beginning of the story I tell myself in order to survive. We choose to breathe, don't we? Twenty-one-year-old Olivia hears the world in colour, but her life is mottled grey.... Estranged from her parents, and living with her grandfather who is drowning in sadness, Oli faces the reality of life beyond university alone. When she wakes on a boat with no recollection of how she got there, she accepts the help of two strangers who change the course of her future forever. With Mac and Maggie, Oli learns to navigate a life upon open ocean and the world flowers into colours she's never seen before. Four years later, Oli, fluent in the language of the sea, is the only woman among men on a yacht delivery from Noumea to Auckland. In the darkness below deck, she learns that at sea, no one can hear you scream. Moving to London, Oli's life at sea is buried. When she meets Hugo, the wind changes, and her memories are dust blown into shapes. Reminding her of everything. Below Deck is about the moments that haunt us, the moments that fan out like ripples through the deep. So that everything else, becomes everything after.
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              ISBN 9781760876388
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
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              The Book of Everything

              The Book of Everything (Paperback, New title)

              By Kuijer, Guus; Nieuwenhuizen, John

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              A small book about the big things in life that really matter. Shocking, funny, touching and ultimately hopeful, a rare gem of a story for all ages. Ages 11+.

              ISBN 9781741147513
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2006
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Death in the Ladies' Goddess Club
               

              Death in the Ladies' Goddess Club (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Leatherdale, Julian

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              'Crime's not a woman's business, Joanie. It's not some bloody game.' In the murky world of Kings Cross in 1932, aspiring crime writer Joan Linderman and her friend and flatmate Bernice Becker live the wild bohemian life, a carnival of parties and fancy-dress artists' balls. One S...aturday night, Joan is thrown headfirst into a real crime when she finds Ellie, her neighbour, murdered. To prove her worth as a crime writer and bring Ellie's killer to justice, Joan secretly investigates the case in the footsteps of Sergeant Lillian Armfield. But as Joan digs deeper, her list of suspects grows from the luxury apartment blocks of Sydney's rich to the brothels and nightclubs of the Cross's underclass. Death in the Ladies' Goddess Club is a riveting noir crime thriller with more surprises than even novelist Joan bargained for: blackmail, kidnapping, drug-peddling, a pagan sex cult, undercover cops, and a shocking confession. From the shadows of bohemian and underworld Kings Cross, who will emerge to tell the real story?
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              ISBN 9781760529635
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
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              The Viennese Girl
               

              The Viennese Girl (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Lecoat, Jenny

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              • Pub Date
                28 Apr 20

              In June 1940, the inhabitants of the British Channel islands watch in horror as the German army takes possession unopposed in preparation for their invasion of England. Hedy Bercu, a young Jewish girl from Vienna who fled to the safety of Jersey two years earlier to escape the Na...zis, finds herself once more entrapped, but this time with no way of escape. Hiding her racial status, Hedy is employed by the German authorities and secretly embarks on small acts of resistance. But most dangerously of all, she falls in love with German lieutenant Kurt Rummele - a relationship on which her life will soon depend. A remarkable novel of finding hope and love when all seems at its darkest.
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              ISBN 9781760877927
              Published NZ 28 Apr 2020
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              The Wine O'Clock Myth: The Truth You Need to Know About Women and Alcohol
                

              The Wine O'Clock Myth: The Truth You Need to Know About Women and Alcohol (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Dann, Lotta

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              • Pub Date
                19 May 20

              The Wine O'clock Myth takes an in-depth look at the drinking habits of New Zealand women. It's written through the lens of Lotta Dann's own story and her work in the field of recovery and addiction today. It contains evidence-based research gleaned from primary sources, and numer...ous interviews with experts in many fields. As well as examining the normalising of alcohol in New Zealand, The Wine O'clock Myth explores the glorification that goes on with regards to this drug. It discusses when and how the alcohol industry began specifically targeting women, unpicking the tactics they employ to target female customers. It looks at the rise of the now-ubiquitous 'Wine Mum' culture on social media and the role the alcohol industry and media companies play in perpetuating this. It also investigates the impact that regular, heavy drinking has on women, both physically and emotionally. It looks at the emotional impacts - the numbing, dulling and disconnection that can occur - and the physical impacts: the problems alcohol can cause in the body and the increased risk of diseases. But while the book offers a big-picture analysis, it also provides an intimate view of the issue by featuring the voices of Kiwi women sharing their personal stories, revealing the pervasive and negative impact alcohol can have on a woman's life. These personal reflections contain tales of emotional disconnection, diminished power, confused thinking and damaged relationships. There are also uplifting stories of the remarkable transformations that can occur when alcohol is removed.
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              ISBN 9781988547220
              Published NZ 19 May 2020
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              Darkness for Light

              Darkness for Light (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Viskic, Emma

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              All he trusts is betrayal. After heartbreak and trauma, Caleb Zelic is beginning to rebuild his life. He has a new home, a new business and the chance of a happy love life. But people in power have other ideas. Caleb's double-crossing business partner, Frankie, has something they... want, and they're after Caleb to get it. On the hunt for Frankie and information, Caleb is drawn into a world of high-level corruption and dark political deals. The secrets he uncovers could endanger him and everything he holds dear.
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              ISBN 9781760685812
              Published NZ 3 Dec 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
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              Parvana'S Journey

              Parvana'S Journey (Paperback)

              By Ellis, Deborah

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              In this sequel to The Breadwinner , Parvana travels alone across a war-ridden Afghanistan in an attempt to find her family. The novel tackles the topical issues of landmines and refugee camps and aims to show the human stories behind the headlines.

              ISBN 9781865089997
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2002
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Deceptions
               

              The Deceptions (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Leal, Suzanne

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              • Pub Date
                31 Mar 20

              'At what cost can a survivor of hell rebuild a seemingly normal life? The Deceptions is a gripping and tragic story for our times.' - Leah Kaminsky, author of The Hollow Bones In 1943, a young woman is taken to a Jewish ghetto outside Prague where one of the guards - a Czech gend...arme - is quickly drawn to her. Believing he will offer her protection, Hana reluctantly accepts Karel's advances only to find herself alone and abandoned in Auschwitz. Decades later, Karel carries his regrets to Sydney where he and his family try to make a new life for themselves. Despite her devotion to the family, Karel's wife is a troubled woman, haunted by a secret that will not leave her as the consequences of her actions as a young woman continue to reverberate both within her family and further afield. Meanwhile, the couple's daughter is still reeling from her husband's infidelities as, unbeknownst to any of them, their cherished granddaughter becomes more and more entangled with her married boss. Outwardly harmonious, this is a fractured family whose lives are built on foundations of lies and deceptions - foundations that threaten to completely collapse as old transgressions re-emerge in the lead up to a long-awaited family wedding. Inspired by a true story of wartime betrayal, The Deceptions is a searing, compassionate tale of love and regret within a family whose secrets might better be left alone. 'The Deceptions is a stunning example of the way fiction tells war better than any other form - I could taste its madness, its horror. Saw from the outside, its utter absurdity. For days after reading the novel I found myself wrestling with the price of betrayal, and the value of truth.' - Sofie Laguna, winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award
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              ISBN 9781760875275
              Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
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              Maralinga, the Anangu Story
               

              Maralinga, the Anangu Story (Paperback)

              By Yalata and Oak Valley Communities; With Mattingley, Christobel

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              Maralinga: The Anangu Story is our story. We have told it for our children, our grandchildren and their children. We have told it for you. In words and pictures Yalata and Oak Valley community members, with author Christobel Mattingley, describe what happened in the Maralinga Tja...rutja lands of South Australia before the bombs and after.
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              ISBN 9781742378428
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2012
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
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              So Delish!: Super Easy, Fresh Meals for Every Day
                

              So Delish!: Super Easy, Fresh Meals for Every Day (Paperback)

              By Anderson, Simone

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              • Pub Date
                15 Apr 20

              So Delish! is jam-packed full of delicious, healthy recipes that you will want to whip up every day. Beautifully styled and photographed, this book shows you that good food can be easy to make and, what's more, it can be really tasty. Simone's philosophy on eating is that you sho...uld enjoy it, and she doesn't believe in denying yourself treats or restricting entire food groups. Her recipes are fresh and healthy, and she loves to prepare light, beautiful meals. Known as the platter queen, she's created some amazing platters for this book, as well as heaps of easy recipes for dinners, lunches, breakfasts and snacks. Simone's first book, Journey to Health, told how she lost a massive 92 kg in weight, how her story went viral and how she's created a new life as a social media influencer.
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              ISBN 9781988547435
              Published NZ 15 Apr 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
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