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Fiction Book of the Month

Death in Daylesford

When a mysterious invitation arrives for Miss Phryne Fisher from an unknown Captain Herbert Spencer, Phryne's curiosity is excited. Spencer runs a retreat in Victoria's spa country for shell-shocked soldiers of the First World War. It's a cause after Phryne's own heart but what could Spencer want from her?

Non-Fiction Book of the Month

Back Roads

In this book, we capture in vivid colour some of our favourite people and places. Full of glorious photos that show us the spirit, purpose, difficulties and humour of outback life, this book is a tribute to the surprising characters, the rarely told stories and the sometimes beautiful, sometimes strange places that exist along the back roads of our extraordinary country.

Cookbook of the Month

Africola

Expect to find recipes for peri peri chicken; roast rib of beef with pap (polenta); wood-roasted sardines with poached plums; charcoal prawns with preserved pumpkin; kingfish muamba (crudo) with pickled kohlrabi; prawns grilled with kombu butter; firepit sausages; squid with seaweed tapenade; bush meats (charcuterie) with smoked oysters; boom chakalakka (radicchio-based kimchi pickles); caramelised corn kernels with white chocolate and hazelnuts - and a soundtrack to accompany the food.

Young Adult Book of the Month

Magpie Society

Illumen Hall is a boarding school of tradition and achievement. But tragedy strikes when the body of a girl, a student, is discovered - on her back is an elaborate tattoo of a magpie.For new student Audrey, it is just another strange and unsettling thing about her new surroundings. And for her roommate Ivy, well, she's just annoyed she has to share with the new girl from America.As an unlikely friendship develops, the two are drawn deeper into the mystery of this strange and terrible murder. They will discover that something dangerous is at the heart of their school.Welcome to The Magpie Society.

Children's Book of the Month

Shoe Wars

Meet Ruby and Bear Foot. They're running out of time to rescue their inventor dad from his hideous boss Wendy Wedge. She'll do anything to win the glitzy Golden Shoe award and knows that entering flying shoes is her hot ticket to the trophy. Flying shoes that Ruby and Bear just happen to be hiding... This can only mean one thing. It's... Shoe Wars!

Picture Book of the Month

Australia Under the Sea 1 2 3

Count from one giant whale shark all the way to twelve tired seahorses, meeting and learning about plenty of playful Australian sea creatures along the way. With vibrant artwork, simple facts about each creature and a gentle conservation message, Frané Lessac's Australia Under the Sea 1, 2, 3 is a celebration of twelve fish and friends living in our seas.

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Bestsellers
1 Bluey
by Bluey
2 The Sentinel
by Lee Child & Andrew Child
3 All Our Shimmering Skies
by Trent Dalton
4 Bluey
by Bluey
5 The 130-Storey Treehouse
by Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton
6 Death in Daylesford
by Kerry Greenwood
7 Gary Ablett
by Ablett, Gary
8 Diary of a Wimpy Kid
by Jeff Kinney
9 The Dressmaker's Secret
by Rosalie Ham
10 The Ickabog
by J.K. Rowling

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