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            Kurangaituku
             

            Kurangaituku (Paperback)

            By Hereaka, Whiti

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $28.00
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            Kurangaituku is the story of Hatupatu told from the perspective of the traditional 'monster', Kurangaituku, the bird woman. In the traditional story, told from the view of Hatupatu, he is out hunting and is captured by a creature that is part bird and part woman. The bird woman i...mprisons him in her cave in the mountains. Hatupatu eventually escapes and is pursued by Kurangaituku. He evades her when he leaps over hot springs, but Kurngaituku goes into them and dies.
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            ISBN 9781775506560
            Published NZ 7 Nov 2021
            Publisher Huia Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            A Spindle Splintered
             

            A Spindle Splintered (Hardback)

            By Harrow, Alix E.

            • RRP: $42.99
            • $38.69
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            • Pub Date
              29 Dec 21

            A vivid, subversive and feminist reimagining of Sleeping Beauty, where implacable destiny is no match for courage, sisterhood, stubbornness and a good working knowledge of fairy tales. --Katherine Arden It's Zinnia Gray's twenty-first birthday, which is extra-special because it's... the last birthday she'll ever have. When she was young, an industrial accident left Zinnia with a rare condition. Not much is known about her illness, just that no-one has lived past twenty-one. Her best friend Charm is intent on making Zinnia's last birthday special with a full sleeping beauty experience, complete with a tower and a spinning wheel. But when Zinnia pricks her finger, something strange and unexpected happens, and she finds herself falling through worlds, with another sleeping beauty, just as desperate to escape her fate.
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            ISBN 9781250765352
            Released NZ 29 Dec 2021
            Publisher St Martin's Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Fractured Fables
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            The Song of Achilles
             

            The Song of Achilles (Paperback, Special Edition)

            By Miller, Madeline

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $24.26
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            A beautiful new limited edition paperback of The Song of Achilles, published as part of the Bloomsbury Modern Classics list Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. Despite their dif...ferences, Achilles befriends the shamed prince, and as they grow into young men skilled in the arts of war and medicine, their bond blossoms into something deeper - despite the displeasure of Achilles's mother Thetis, a cruel sea goddess. But when word comes that Helen of Sparta has been kidnapped, Achilles must go to war in distant Troy and fulfill his destiny. Torn between love and fear for his friend, Patroclus goes with him, little knowing that the years that follow will test everything they hold dear.
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            ISBN 9781408891384
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Reprinting locally, In Stock Internationally
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            Midnight in Everwood

            Midnight in Everwood (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kuzniar, M. A.

            • RRP: $32.99
            • $29.69
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            In the darkness of night, magic awaits... The Nutcracker for adults, perfect for fans of Robert Dinsdale's The Toymakers, Erin Morgenstern's The Night Circus and Stephanie Garber's Caraval

            ISBN 9780008485443
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers (S2)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            647 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Comfort Me With Apples
             

            Comfort Me With Apples (Hardback)

            By Valente, Catherynne M.

            • RRP: $42.99
            • $38.69
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            • Pub Date
              11 Jan 22

            A terrifying new thriller from bestseller Catherynne M. Valente, for fans of Gone Girl and Spinning Silver Sophia was made for him. Her perfect husband. She can feel it in her bones. He is perfect. Their home together in Arcadia Gardens is perfect. Everything is perfect. It's jus...t that he's away so much. So often. He works so hard. She misses him. And he misses her. He says he does, so it must be true. He is the perfect husband and everything is perfect. But sometimes Sophia wonders about things. Strange things. Dark things. The look on her husband's face when he comes back from a long business trip. The questions he will not answer. The locked basement she is never allowed to enter. And whenever she asks the neighbors, they can't quite meet her gaze... But everything is perfect. Isn't it?
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            ISBN 9781250816214
            Released NZ 11 Jan 2022
            Publisher St Martin's Press
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            Six Crimson Cranes
             

            Six Crimson Cranes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lim, Elizabeth

            • RRP: $24.99
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            A beautiful and immersive YA fantasy retelling of the Grimm brothers' The Six Swans fairytale, set in an East-Asian inspired world, by the author of Spin the Dawn.

            ISBN 9781529356755
            Released NZ 13 Jul 2021
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Series Six Crimson Cranes
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            She Who Became the Sun

            She Who Became the Sun (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Parker-Chan, Shelley

            • RRP: $37.99
            • $30.39
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            Zhu journeys from peasant girl to rebel commander, in this powerful coming-of-age tale of war and empire. Lush and subversive, this is an alternate history of Mongol-occupied China in the vein of Madeline Miller's Circe and Mulan.

            ISBN 9781529043396
            Released NZ 29 Jul 2021
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
            Series The Radiant Emperor
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            307 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Daughter of the Moon Goddess
             

            Daughter of the Moon Goddess (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tan, Sue Lynn

            • RRP: $32.99
            • $24.74
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            • Pub Date
              1 Feb 22

            A captivating debut fantasy inspired by the legend of the Chinese moon goddess A young woman's quest to free her mother pits her against the most powerful immortal in the realm, setting her on a dangerous path where those she loves are not the only ones at risk...

            ISBN 9780008479305
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2022
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Celestial Kingdom Duology
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            Moth: One of the Observer's 'Ten Debut Novelists' of 2021

            Moth: One of the Observer's 'Ten Debut Novelists' of 2021 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Razak, Melody

            • RRP: $37.99
            • $29.63
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            The heart-rending story of a Brahmin family living in 1940s Delhi during India's Independence and subsequent Partition. The debut novel by a spellbinding new talent.

            ISBN 9781474619240
            Released NZ 29 Jun 2021
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            390 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Nature of Middle-earth

            The Nature of Middle-earth (Hardback)

            By Tolkien, J. R. R.; Edited by Hostetter, Carl F.

            • RRP: $55.00
            • $41.25
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            First ever publication of J.R.R. Tolkien's final writings on Middle-earth, covering a wide range of subjects and perfect for those who have read and enjoyed The Silmarillion, The Lord of the Rings, Unfinished Tales, and The History of Middle-earth, and want to learn more about To...lkien's magnificent world.
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            ISBN 9780008387921
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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