unsheltered - barbara kingsolver
Author of The Poisonwood Bible is back with this brand new novel.
Following two main protagonists, set over two centuries, both who resist the prevailing logic. And both are asked to pay a high price for their courage. Unsheltered is a testament to both the resilience and persistent myopia of the human condition. It explores the foundations we build in life, spanning time and place to give us all a clearer look at those around us, and perhaps ourselves. And is a novel that speaks truly to our times.
the fragments - toni jordan
Nearly fifty after the death of sensational author Inga Karlson’s death, spawning a literary mystery that has captivated generations, Brisbane bookseller Caddie Walker is waiting in line to see a Karlson exhibition featuring the famous fragments when she meets a charismatic older woman. The woman quotes a phrase from the Karlson fragments that Caddie knows does not exist—and yet to Caddie, who knows Inga Karlson’s work like she knows her name, it feels genuine.
Caddie is electrified. Jolted her from her sleepy, no-worries life in torpid 1980s Brisbane she is driven to investigate: to find the clues that will unlock the greatest literary mystery of the twentieth century.
NINE PERFECT STRANGERS - LIANE MORIARTY
The retreat at health and wellness resort Tranquillum House promises total transformation. Nine stressed city dwellers are keen to drop their literal and mental baggage, and absorb the meditative ambience while enjoying their hot stone massages. These nine perfect strangers have no idea what is about to hit them.
We loved Truly Madly Guilty and our staff member Katie can’t wait to read Moriarty’s new book.