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Cover image from Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton (HarperCollins Publishers Australia)

Australian Independent Bookseller

SPRING READING GUIDE

Your guide to this season's best books


WELCOMETOOURREADINGGUIDE We are excited to share with you

this hand-picked selection of the best books coming out this Spring. As independent booksellers, we love to share our passion for books and reading and we are proud of our great range, personalised service and loyal customers. If you don’t find what you are looking for on the pages of this guide, we’d be happy to help you find an alternative or place a special order. Happy Reading!

COMINGSOON BRIDGE OF CLAY

Markus Zusak

9 October release, advance orders welcome Paperback RRP

$

32.99

The magnificent, highly anticipated new novel from the author of The Book Thief.

THE LOST MAN

Jane Harper

23 October release, advance orders welcome

FATHERHOOD

NINE PERFECT STRANGERS

Liane Moriarty

18 September release, advance orders welcome Paperback RRP $ 32.99

The retreat at a boutique healthand-wellness resort promises to change their lives. But not in the way they imagine‌ These nine perfect strangers have no idea what's about to hit them.

Adam Hills

Paperback RRP $ 29.99

William McInnes, one of Australia's best-known storytellers and actors, turns to a subject that is close to his heart. Warm, witty and nostalgic, Fatherhood is about family, about memories of his father and the memories he's creating as a dad himself, with his own son and daughter.

THE HONEY FACTORY: INSIDE THE INGENIOUS WORLD OF BEES

Jurgen Tautz & Diedrich Steen

September release, advance orders welcome Paperback RRP $ 32.99

The Honey Factory plunges the reader into the invisible life of a bee colony and reveals the secrets of this fascinating world. How do worker bees come to a collective decision? What does the honeybees’ waggling dance communicate? And why is the relationship between humans and bees so important?

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

Three brothers, one death, a fenceline stretching to the horizon. Jane Harper once again creates a powerful story of suspense, set against a dazzling landscape.

BEST FOOT FORWARD

William McInnes

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

One of Australia's biggest comic personalities, muchloved host of Spicks and Specks and the hit UK TV show The Last Leg, Adam Hills' charming and witty memoir is a lesson in following your heart, being positive and discovering that what makes you different also makes you unique.

THE WEATHER DETECTIVE

Peter Wohlleben Hardback RRP $ 29.99

As soon as we step out of the door, nature surrounds. Thousands of processes are taking place, often fascinating and beautiful. But we've long forgotten how to recognise them. Peter Wohlleben, bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees, invites us to take a closer look and interpret the signs that clouds, wind, plants and animals convey. Enter now for your chance to WIN a set of Peter Wohlleben’s previous books The Hidden Life of Trees and The Secret Life of Animals. For details go to the competition page at www.indies.com.au

REMARKABLE

HOME

October release, advance orders welcome

September release, advance orders welcome

Hardback RRP $ 59.99

Paperback RRP $ 45.00

Melinda Williams

Inspired by the incredible achievements of Australia's National Living Treasures, Remarkable presents the first ever comprehensive collection of their personal stories. Melinda Williams captures the essence of over 100 of our most prominent artists, writers, sportspeople, scientists and contributors to public life, embodying all that is great about this nation.

Ben Quilty

A collection of drawings by Syrian children, the most vulnerable victims of a brutal civil war, curated by Archibald Prize winner Ben Quilty, with a Foreword by Man Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan. Proceeds from the sale of this book will directly support World Vision’s Child Friendly Spaces, early childhood and basic education projects in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq.

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GREATGIFTIDEAS BOY SWALLOWS UNIVERSE THE TRUE COLOUR OF THE SEA

Robert Drewe Hardback RRP

$

29.99

The long-awaited new collection from Australia’s master of short stories. An artist marooned on a remote island contemplates his survival chances. Uneasy descendants of a cannibal victim visit the Pacific island of their ancestor’s murder. A Caribbean cruise of elderly tourists faces life with wicked optimism. Throughout, there is always the life-force of the ocean.

CLOCK DANCE

Anne Tyler

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

Anne Tyler returns with this bittersweet novel of family and self-discovery. When Willa learns that her son’s ex-girlfriend has been shot and needs her help, she drops everything and flies across the country. There she finds a surprising new community, and the strength she needs to change her own direction.

TAKE NOTHING WITH YOU

THE HONOURABLE THIEF

September release, advance orders welcome

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

Patrick Gale

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

1970s ten-year-old oddball Eustace, is transformed by his mother's decision to sign him up for cello lessons. He laps up lessons from his young teacher, not noticing how she is casting a damaging spell over his controlling mother. Drawing in part on his own boyhood, Patrick Gale's new novel explores a collision between childish hero worship and messy adult love lives.

Istanbul, Turkey 1955. Benedict Hitchens, once a world-renowned archaeologist, is now a discredited - but still rather charming - shell of his former self. In her breakout novel, Meaghan Wilson Anastasios weaves an action-packed tale of honour, passion, heroes and thieves across an epic backdrop of history.

PRIZE FIGHTER

September release, advance orders welcome

Paperback RRP $ 29.99

Future D. Fidel

Paperback RRP $ 29.99

Jay is 21 when he moves to Paris to live the artist's life, and falls in love for the first time. 25 years later, living in California, he receives an anonymous message that draws him back to the life, and the love, he abandoned years prior. The devastating new novel from the author of A Million Little Pieces.

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

Brisbane, 1983: A lost father, a mum in jail, a heroin dealer stepfather and a notorious crim for a babysitter. All Eli wants is to learn how to be a good man, but life just keeps throwing obstacles in his way - not least of which is legendary Brisbane drug dealer, Tytus Broz. A story of brotherhood, true love and the most unlikely of friendships, Boy Swallows Universe will be the most heartbreaking, joyous and exhilarating novel you will read all year.

Meaghan Wilson Anastasios

KATERINA

James Frey

Trent Dalton

A Congolese refugee getting by in the Australian suburbs, Isa’s past seems unimaginable in his new country - a childhood as a boy soldier. Now, Isa's a brilliant boxer, but his most difficult opponent isn't in the ring - it's the terrors of his past. The powerful debut novel from acclaimed playwright Future D. Fidel.

SCRUBLANDS

Chris Hammer Paperback RRP $ 32.99

In an isolated fictional Riverina town brought to its knees by endless drought, a charismatic and dedicated young priest calmly opens fire on his congregation, killing fi ve parishioners before being shot dead himself. A year later, troubled journalist Martin Scarsden arrives in Riversend to write a feature on the anniversary of the tragedy. Scrublands is a compulsive thriller that will haunt you long after you have turned the final page.

THE NOWHERE CHILD

Christian White Paperback RRP $ 32.99

DINNER WITH THE DISSIDENTS

John Tesarsch

September release, advance orders welcome Paperback RRP $ 29.99

A literary spy thriller by acclaimed author John Tesarsch, Dinner with the Dissidents is based on the true story of Nobel laureate and dissident Alexander Solzhenitsyn and the KGB’s extraordinary attempts to silence him. A gripping portrayal of tumultuous times, and a thrilling story of love, courage and deception.

Australian author

THE FIREFLIES OF AUTUMN: AND OTHER TALES OF SAN GINESE

Moreno Giovannoni Paperback RRP $ 29.99

San Ginese is a village in Tuscany where God lingers in people’s minds and many dream of California, Argentina or Australia. Some leave only to return feeling disheartened, wishing they had never come back, some never leave and forever wish they had.

Titles marked with this symbol are available in Bolinda audio format

‘Her name is Sammy Went. This photo was taken on her second birthday. Three days later she was gone.’ What would you do if you were told your whole life had been built on a lie? This question takes Melbourne woman Kim Leamy to Kentucky, and into a dark past. As the mystery of a little girl’s abduction unravels and a town’s secrets are revealed, this superb novel builds towards an electrifying climax. The Nowhere Child is the Australian thriller that has the world’s attention.

Gis, Reviews & Specials

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SO MUCH LIFE LEFT OVER

NEWFICTION

Louis de Bernieres Paperback RRP $ 32.99

By turns humorous and tragic, gripping and touching, Louis de Bernieres’ new novel follows a cast of unique and captivating characters as they navigate the extraordinary interwar years both in Europe and abroad. Spanning from Ceylon, where Rosie and Daniel attempt to start a new life after the trauma of the First World War, to England, where Rosie’s sisters seek their own futures through unconventional means, to Germany where the changing world takes a dark turn, So Much Life Left Over is de Bernieres at his finest.

FRIEDA

Jasper Fforde

September release, advance orders welcome

Paperback RRP $ 29.99

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

The moving story of Frieda von Richthofen, wife of D.H. Lawrence - and the real-life inspiration for Lady Chatterley's Lover, a novel banned for more than 30 years. A stunning novel of emotional intensity, Frieda tells the story of an extraordinary woman - and a notorious love affair that became synonymous with ideas of sexual freedom.

Khaled Hosseini 30 August release, advance orders welcome Hardback RRP $ 24.99

On a moonlit beach a father cradles his sleeping son as they wait for dawn to break and a boat to arrive. When the sun rises they and those around them will gather their possessions and embark on a perilous sea journey in search of a new home. A heart-wrenching story from the international bestselling author of The Kite Runner, brought to life by Dan Williams's beautiful illustrations

THE ACCIDENTAL FURTHER ADVENTURES OF THE HUNDREDYEAR-OLD MAN

There are no heroes in Winter… In a world where humans spend winter in a dreamless state of hibernation, a troublesome dream has started to spread - and now people are turning up dead. The new standalone novel from Number One bestselling author Jasper Fforde.

FRENCH EXIT

SOCIAL CREATURE

September release, advance orders welcome

Paperback RRP $ 27.99

Patrick deWi

SEA PRAYER

EARLY RISER

Annabel Abbs

Paperback RRP $ 29.99

Frances Price – tart widow, possessive mother and Upper East Side force of nature – is in dire straits, beset by scandal. Her adult son Malcolm is no help, mired in a permanent state of arrested development. And then there’s their cat, who Frances believes houses the spirit of her late husband. A riotous comedy/tragedy of manners from the Man Booker-shortlisted author of The Sisters Brothers.

TESTAMENT

Tara Burton Isabella Louise is struggling to survive in New York; juggling a series of poorly paid jobs, renting a shabby flat, she dreams of being a writer. And then one day she meets Lavinia, who has everything – looks, money, clothes, friends, an amazing apartment. Lavinia invites Louise into her charmed circle but Louise knows that this can’t last for ever just how far is she prepared to go to have this life? A thrilling Ripley story for the Instagram age.

HER PRETTY FACE

Kim Sherwood

Robyn Harding

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

Paperback RRP $ 29.99

Kim Sherwood's prizewinning novel following a young woman uncovering the truth about her family's past in the Hungarian Holocaust. Beautifully written, moving and hopeful, it crosses the tidemark where the third generation meets the first, finding a new language to express love, loss and our place within history.

Can people ever change? And even if they can, is it possible to forgive the past? The bestselling author of The Party returns with a masterful second novel and chilling new domestic drama, spinning a web of lies, deceit and betrayal.

Jonas Jonasson Paperback RRP $ 24.99

The sequel to the Australian bestseller The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared. It all begins with a hot air balloon trip and three bottles of champagne. Allan and Julius are not expecting to land in the sea and be rescued by a North Korean ship, and they could never have imagined that the captain of the ship would be harbouring a suitcase full of contraband uranium, on a nuclear weapons mission for Kim Jong-un. Things are about to get very complicated.

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VOX

Christina Dalcher

A SUPERIOR SPECTRE

September release, advance orders welcome

Paperback RRP $ 29.99

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

‘VOX is intelligent, suspenseful, provocative, and intensely disturbing – everything a great novel should be.’ – Lee Child A stunning debut – The Handmaid’s Tale meets Never Let Me Go. Timely, provocative and thoughtprovoking – VOX will resonate with the exploding conversations around feminism and power, as well as with the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. Silence can be deafening.

Angela Meyer A highly accomplished debut novel about our capacity for curiosity, and our dangerous entitlement to it, and reminds us the scariest ghosts aren’t those that go bump in the night, but those that are born and create a place for themselves in the human soul.


AUSTRALIANLITERATURE

MAN OUT OF TIME

Stephanie Bishop THE CLOCKMAKER'S DAUGHTER

THE PEACOCK SUMMER

Kate Morton

September release, advance orders welcome Paperback RRP

$

32.99

Told by multiple voices across time, The Clockmaker's Daughter is a story of murder, mystery and thievery, of art, love and loss. And flowing through its pages like a river is the voice of a woman who stands outside time, whose name has been forgotten by history, but who has watched it all unfold: Birdie Bell, the clockmaker's daughter.

Hannah Richell Paperback RRP

$

29.99

Two summers, decades apart. Two women whose lives are forever entwined. And a house that holds the secrets that could free them both. An utterly compelling story of secrets, betrayals and the consequences of a long-ago summer from the internationally bestselling author of Secrets of the Tides and The Shadow Year.

WE SEE THE STARS

Ross Watkins

Paperback RRP $ 29.99

Paperback RRP $ 29.95

Adrian Pomeroy teaches English at a boys school ‘full of bullshit artists in blazers’. When he finds himself at the centre of an allegation that might end his career, his life starts to unravel in spectacular fashion. A gripping psychological drama about family, betrayal and the limits of forgiveness.

THE BIOGRAPHER'S LOVER

A BLANK CANVAS

Robert Hollingsworth

Ruby Murray

Paperback RRP $ 29.99

When a young writer is hired to put together the life of an unknown artist, she thinks it will be a quick commission paid for by a rich, grieving family. But artist Edna Cranmer could have been an official war artist. Did she choose to hide herself away?

Paperback RRP $ 29.99

The first time Stella sensed that something was wrong was on her ninth birthday. There was an accident. Her father was beside her. But not quite there. He looked different. Looked at her differently. Stella's whole life has been stained by her father's very struggle to exist. Would this be her inheritance too? Would she follow the path of a man out of time? A masterful and deeply moving novel about inheritance and self-destruction from the critically acclaimed author of The Other Side of the World.

THE APOLOGY

Kate van Hoo

Simon is an eleven-yearold boy who lives in a world of silence, lists and numbers. He hasn't spoken for years and he doesn't know why. A haunting and deeply moving novel with a brilliant voice in the tradition of The Eye of the Sheep and Jasper Jones.

September release, advance orders welcome

Paperback RRP $ 29.99

Octogenarian Giles Paumen heads a family of artists, all of whom he considers less talented than himself. When a new national art prize is announced, each of the Paumens secretly enters. As self-obsession threatens to undermine ambition, this hilarious tale reveals families in all their ugly glory.

THE BOTANIST'S DAUGHTER

Kayte Nunn Paperback RRP $ 29.99

Discovery. Desire. Deception. A wondrously imagined tale of two female botanists, separated by more than a century, in a race to discover a life-saving flower … In Victorian England, headstrong adventuress Elizabeth takes up her late father's quest for a rare, miraculous plant. In present-day Australia, Anna finds a mysterious metal box containing a sketchbook, a photograph inscribed 'Spring 1886' and a small bag of seeds. Centuries apart, both women are set on spellbinding botanical odyssey that will force them to face their demons.

THE GEOGRAPHY OF FRIENDSHIP

Sally Piper THE KILLING OF LOUISA

TOO MUCH LIP

Melissa Lucashenko

Janet Lee

Paperback RRP $ 29.95

Wise-cracking Kerry Salter has spent a lifetime avoiding two things – her hometown and prison. But now Pop is dying and she’s an inch away from the lockup, so she heads south on a stolen Harley. A gritty, razor-edged read on the deep-rooted connection to country, from awardwinning author of Mullumbimby.

September release, advance orders welcome Paperback RRP $ 29.95

NSW 1888: Louisa Collins is sentenced to hang for the alleged murders of her two husbands. This compelling novel recreates Louisa’s final days in a Darlinghurst prison cell as she reflects on the grief and loss that delivered here there. Will she finally confess, or will an innocent woman hang?

Titles marked with this symbol are available in Wavesound audio format

Paperback RRP $ 29.95

When three young women set off on a hike through the wilderness, they anticipate the adventure of a lifetime. Over the next five days, as they navigate challenging terrain, it becomes clear they are not alone. Their friendship is tested and each makes an irrevocable choice, the legacy of which haunts them for years to come. Two decades later, geography and history collide as the women revisit their original hike in an attempt to salvage what was lost.

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THE OTHER WIFE

Michael Robotham

THRILLINGREADS

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

A secret wife. A secret life. A killer who knows. When Joe O'Loughlin is called to his father's hospital bed after a brutal attack, everything he once knew is turned upside down. Is it possible his father, the upstanding citizen, has been leading a double life? And who is the strange woman crying at William's bedside - a friend, a mistress, or a killer? The new bestseller that will keep you on the edge of your seat, by multi-million-copy selling author Michael Robotham.

THE SUNDAY GIRL

SECOND SIGHT

JP Delaney

Paperback RRP $ 29.99

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

Eliza Carmody returns home to the country to work on the biggest legal case of her career and witnesses an old friend commit a lethal act of violence. As she becomes increasingly entangled in the investigation, she is pulled back into her memories and begins to question everyone she knows and everything she once thought was true.

Pip Drysdale

SOMETHING IN THE WATER

September release, advance orders welcome

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

Paperback RRP $ 29.99

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Any woman who’s ever been hurt by a bad, bad man will understand what it feels like to be broken-hearted and bent on revenge. So when Taylor Bishop takes the next irrevocable step of retribution, things start to spiral out of control, changing her life forever.

THE HOUSE OF ISLAM

BELIEVE ME

Aoife Clifford

Catherine Steadman Erin and Mark book their dream honeymoon on the tropical island of Bora Bora where they discover something in the water. The decision they make from there triggers a devastating chain of events. “A psychological thriller that captivated me from page one. What unfolds makes for a wild, page-turning ride!” —Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club)

Trust me. Love me. Just don't believe me... When the police ask drama student Claire to help lure their suspect into a confession, she has doubts about the part she's being asked to play. Is there more to this set-up than she's being told? The sensational new psychological thriller from the internationally bestselling author of The Girl Before.

THE OTHER WOMAN

Daniel Silva

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

Gabriel Allon returns in a brilliant new thriller of espionage, love and betrayal … A mysterious Frenchwoman is the keeper of the Kremlin's most closely guarded secret. Long ago, the KGB inserted a mole into the heart of the West -- a mole who stands on the doorstep of ultimate power.

HISTORY&MILITARY

Ed Husain

Paperback RRP $ 29.99

'Not just timely but important too. Ed Husain does not just set out the fundamentals of Islam as a religion but explains how and why understanding it properly matter. This should be compulsory reading' Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads. A fascinating and revelatory exploration of the intricacies of Islam and the inner psyche of the Muslim world. Ed Husain expertly and compassionately guides us through the nuances of Islam and its people, contending that the Muslim world need not be a stranger to the West, nor its enemy, but a peaceable ally.

THE MISSING MAN

Peter Rees

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

Len Waters was a Kamilaroi man. Born on an Aboriginal reserve, he left school at thirteen and by twenty was piloting a RAAF Kittyhawk fighter with 78 Squadron in the lethal skies over the Pacific in World War II. This is the forgotten story of our first Aboriginal fighter pilot.

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ENDEAVOUR

HELL SHIP

Paperback RRP $ 34.99

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

Peter Moore

Centred around Captain James Cook’s first South Sea voyages, from a historian who leaves no stone unturned to discover the ship and the attitude that shaped the western world. Peter Moore sets out to explore the different lives of this remarkable ship, from the acorn that grew into the oak that made her, to her rich and complex legacy.

THE BULLDOG TRACK

Peter Phelps

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

This is the story of Tom Phelps and the 'other Kokoda Track', a story that has never been told. Seventy-five years later, Tom's grandson, awardwinning actor and writer Peter Phelps, shares this grandson's story of an ordinary man's war – an unforgettable tale of resilience, survival, and the indomitable Aussie spirit.

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Michael Veitch

The riveting story of one of the most calamitous voyages in Australian history, the plague-stricken sailing ship Ticonderoga that left England in 1852 for Victoria with 800 doomed emigrants on board. Michael Veitch’s brilliantly researched narrative brings to life the hardships and horrors endured by those who came by sea to seek a new life in Australia.

NAPOLEON'S AUSTRALIA

Terry Smyth

Paperback RRP $ 34.99

The conquest of Australia was on Napoleon’s agenda for world domination, and detailed plans had been made for the invasion, and for how French Australia would be governed. How it all fell apart is a remarkable tale of the ‘What If?’, and of a love story that shaped an empire.


TRUESTORIES THE RAPIDS: WAYS OF LOOKING AT MANIA

Sam Twyford-Moore Paperback RRP $ 32.99

Writing and mental illness make excellent bedfellows, for better or worse. The Rapids is an extraordinary personal memoir peppered with film and literary criticism, as well as family history. Told unflinchingly, The Rapids manages to be both a wild ride and introspective at once, exploring a condition that touches thousands of people, directly or indirectly.

BACK, AFTER THE BREAK

Osher Günsberg

September release, advance orders welcome Paperback RRP $ 32.99

Osher Gunsberg, one of our best-loved celebrities, has always known he's different to other people. Constantly struggling with anxiety, panic attacks and weight issues, he tried for years to drink away the pain. A revealing, dark, funny and heartwrenching memoir about television, music – and living with mental illness.

THE POWER OF HOPE ALWAYS ANOTHER COUNTRY: A MEMOIR OF EXILE AND HOME

Sisonke Msimang

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

Sisonke Msimang was born in exile, the daughter of South African freedom fighters. Always Another Country is the frank, fierce and insightful story of a young girl’s path to womanhood—a journey that took her from Africa to America and back again, then on to a new home in Australia.

VODKA AND APPLE JUICE: TRAVELS OF AN UNDIPLOMATIC WIFE IN POLAND September release, advance orders welcome Paperback RRP $ 27.99

When Jay’s husband lands a diplomatic job in Warsaw, she shelves her corporate wardrobe and throws herself into life as a diplomatic wife. Between glamorous cocktail parties and ambassadorial shenanigans, Jay sets out to get to know quirky, difficult, fascinating Poland, with its impenetrable language and sometimes unfathomable customs.

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF DIRT

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

Paperback RRP $ 29.99

No Country Woman is a fresh and exciting feminist memoir about what it means to never feel at home where you live. Full of heart, fury and intelligence, Zoya Patel challenges society's need to define us. No Country Woman is a rallying cry for the future - and the book we need right now.

TRACE: WHO KILLED MARIA JAMES?

Rachael Brown

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

This is a mesmerising account of Rachael Brown’s 16-month investigation for the ABC podcast Trace into the shocking 1980 murder of a single mother in Melbourne. Rachael gives a voice to the forgotten and the abused, and it could have serious implications for two of the state’s most powerful institutions.

Hardback RRP $ 32.99

A book about how love, compassion, kindness and courage can transform our communities and ourselves, The Power of Hope is a powerful and inspiring memoir from one of Australia's leading human rights advocates, Kon Karapanagiotidis. It tells the story of how Kon overcame his traumatic childhood of racism, bullying and loneliness to create one of Australia's largest and best-loved human rights organisations, the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, which has transformed the lives of thousands of refugees and helped build a movement.

Jay Martin

NO-COUNTRY WOMAN

Zoya Patel

Kon Karapanagiotidis

Rick Morton

Violence, treachery and cruelty run through the generational veins of Rick Morton's family. A horrific accident thrusts his mother and siblings into a world impossible for them to navigate, a life of poverty and drug addiction. An unflinching memoir in which the mother is a hero who is never rewarded.

SMALL FRY

Lisa Jobs

September release, advance orders welcome Paperback RRP $ 29.99

A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Part portrait of a complex family, part love letter to California in the seventies and eighties, Small Fry is an enthralling book by an insightful new literary voice.

TEACHER

Gabbie Stroud Paperback RRP $ 29.99

In a powerful and compelling memoir, former teacher Gabrielle Stroud tells the story of how she came to teaching, what makes a great teacher, what our kids need from their teachers, and what it was that finally broke her. A brilliant and heartbreaking book that cuts to the heart of a vital matter of national importance.

JOURNEYS TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD

David Aenborough

September release, advance orders welcome Hardback RRP $ 39.99

Following the success of the original Zoo Quest expeditions, in the late 1950s onwards a young David Attenborough embarked on further travels in a very different part of the world. Written with David Attenborough's characteristic charm, humour and warmth, Journeys to the Other Side of the World is a unique and inimitable adventure among people, places and the wildest of wildlife - from Madagascar and New Guinea to the Pacific Islands and the Northern Territory of Australia.

This catalogue is printed on paper which is fully PEFC Certified (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification scheme), a program which promotes the sustainable management of forests. In addition, the paper is Australian Made with 92% of the energy used coming from renewable sources providing an environmentally friendly paper with a low carbon footprint. The pulp was bleached using totally Chlorine Free (TCF) process. This Catalogue is produced in accordance with the environment ISO 14001 Standard


LOVELYPICTUREBOOKS THE UNSCARY BOOK

Nick Bland

September release, advance orders welcome Hardback RRP $17.99

PIG THE GRUB Aaron Blabey September release, advance orders welcome Hardback RRP $17.99

Everyone’s favourite Pug is back! Eww! What a stinker! Pig isn’t just the world’s greediest Pug, he’s the DIRTIEST too. It’s high time he had a bath! But try telling Pig that . . . Another fabulous story for shared reading from the multi-award-winning picture book creator, Aaron Blabey – guaranteed to make you laugh out loud! Age: 3+ Purchase any Pig the Pug book from your local independent bookseller for your chance to WIN a complete set of all six Pig the Pug books! For details and to enter go to the competition page at www.indies.com.au

‘What are you doing here?! This is supposed to be a scary book!' Nicholas Ickle is back and this time he wants to show us a very scary book. However, as much as he tries, he can't keep away all the lovely and happy things from appearing on the pages. Age: 4+

BARNEY

Catherine Jinks Hardback RRP $17.99

Barney loves cat food. Barney loves greens. Barney loves bacon and biscuits and beans… Barney the dog loves to eat. In fact, Barney not only loves every food he has ever encountered, but he also loves to eat all sorts of things that aren’t really food at all! Age: 3+

ALPACAS WITH MARACAS

Ma Cosgrove

Hardback RRP $17.99

Macca and pal Al are the best of friends and LOVE spending time together. When there is an opportunity to enter a talent contest, they just can't resist. But what will their act be? Will they shimmy and shake? Dance and prance? Age: 4+

Cicada works in an office, dutifully toiling day after day for unappreciative bosses and being bullied by his coworkers. But one day, cicada goes to the roof of the building, and something truly extraordinary happens... A story for anyone who has ever felt unappreciated, overlooked or overworked, from Australia's most acclaimed picture book creator. Age: 7+

OI DUCK-BILLED PLATYPUS

September release, advance orders welcome

Kes Gray & Jim Field (Illus)

Hardback RRP $ 24.99

Sara Acton

Sally and Max love dinosaurs. They can’t wait to see them at the museum, but today the dinosaur exhibition is closed. Where will the dinosaurs go on their day off? A whimsical story with humour and heart from author and award-winning illustrator Sara Acton. Age: 2+

Hardback RRP $ 26.99

Emma Allen

DINOSAUR DAY OUT

Hardback RRP $ 24.99

Shaun Tan

DIGBY & CLAUDE

Digby’s street is soon going to look different – old houses are going to be demolished and new apartments will be built. Digby loves Main Street but he isn’t sure he wants it to change. With plans of his own and Claude, his new friend, Digby explores what it really means to belong. Age: 5+

September release, advance orders welcome

CICADA

THE GUM FAMILY FINDS HOME

Tania McCartney

Hardback RRP $ 24.99

September release, advance orders welcome Hardback RRP $ 24.99

Oi! Where are duckbilled platypuses meant to sit? And kookaburras and hippopotamuses and all the other animals with impossible to rhyme with names? Don't miss this hilarious follow-up to Oi Frog!, Oi Dog! and Oi Cat! from the award-winning duo Kes Gray and Jim Field. A brilliant read-aloud text, jam-packed with animals and silliness - perfect for children and parents alike. Age: 2+ Enter now for you chance to WIN 1 of 3 book packs, featuring Oi Frog, Oi Dog and Oi Cat. For details go to the competition page at www.indies.com.au

Kids love rocks. They also love to learn. The Gum Family Finds Home brings these two truths together in a delightful Australian story that introduces concepts of geology to a young audience. A charming story about home and family that celebrates the stunning Australian landscape and its flora and fauna. Age: 4+

COURAGEOUS PEOPLE WHO CHANGED THE WORLD: LITTLE HEROES INVENTORS WHO CHANGED THE WORLD: LITTLE HEROES September release, advance orders welcome

Heidi Poelman

Board Books RRP $14.99

each

Courageous People Who Changed the World is a young child's first introduction to the brave people who fought to make the world a better place. Simple text and adorable illustrations tell the contributions of eight champions of freedom. From the ranging curiosity of Leonardo da Vinci to the dedication and sacrifice of Marie Curie, Inventors Who Changed the World is a young child's first introduction to the brilliant people who taught us the meaning of perseverance and innovation. Inspire your own little hero to change the world. Age: 3+


FORKIDSOFALLAGES JANE DOE AND THE CRADLE OF ALL WORLDS

AMAZING AUSTRALIAN WOMEN

THE 104-STOREY TREEHOUSE

Paperback RRP $19.99

September release, advance orders welcome

Paperback RRP $14.99

Jeremy Lachlan

When a fierce quake strikes the remote island of Bluehaven, Jane Doe’s father disappears, lost in a place between worlds; a dangerous labyrinth of shifting rooms, infernal booby traps and secret gateways. With a pyromaniac named Violet and the enigmatic Hickory by her side, Jane is thrown headfirst into an epic quest to bring him home. Age: 11+

Hardback RRP $ 26.99

A bright and colourful look at twelve incredible Australian women who helped shape our country, from politics and the arts to Indigenous culture, science and more. Some of them are world famous, like Annette Kellerman and Nellie Melba. Some of them are famous in Australia, like Mary Reibey and Edith Cowan. All of them deserve to be famous and admired. Age: 7+

WIZARDS OF ONCE TWICE MAGIC

FUNNY KIDPRANK WARS

Cressida Cowell

Paperback RRP $14.99

From the bestselling author of How to Train Your Dragon comes an exciting high-adventure series - set in an ancient, magical time, full of Wizards, Warriors, Giants and Sprites. Age: 8+

Max is the funny kid ... and now there's a prank war to be won! For fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Tom Gates, Funny Kid is the megabestseller from authorillustrator Matt Stanton. Age: 8+

FAIRYTALES FOR FEISTY GIRLS

HIS NAME WAS WALTER

September release, advance orders welcome

Hardback RRP $ 22.99

Paperback RRP $19.99

Susannah McFarlane

Feisty: typically describes one who is relatively small, lively, determined and courageous. Girls can rescue themselves - just watch Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella and Thumbelina create their own happily-ever-afters in this beautiful and emboldening bedtime book. Age: 6+

Join Andy and Terry in their stupendous 104-storey treehouse! Climb the never-ending staircase, visit Mount Everest, shop at the Two-Dollar Shop and the Two-Million-Dollar Shop, save your burps in the burp bank, make money or honey in the moneymaking machine, barricade yourself in the mighty fortress, relax in the peaceful sunny meadow full of buttercups, butterflies and bluebirds and help Andy find a cure for his aching toothache... Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up! Age: 7+

Ma Stanton

October release, advance orders welcome

Hardback RRP $ 24.99

Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton (illus)

Pamela Freeman

Emily Rodda

'Once upon a time, in a dark city far away, there lived a boy called Walter, who had nothing but his name to call his own.' From Australia's own Emily Rodda, comes a story, within a story, that shows us the extraordinary power of true love. Age: 9+

AND THE OCEAN WAS OUR SKY

Patrick Ness

September release, advance orders welcome Hardback RRP $ 24.99

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Monster Calls comes a richly illustrated and lyrical tale, one that asks harrowing questions about power, loyalty, obsession and the monsters we make of others. With lush, atmospheric illustrations from Australian artist Rovina Cai, this remarkable work turns the familiar tale of Moby Dick upside down and tells a story all its own with epic triumph and devastating fate. Age: 10+ Enter now for your chance to WIN a framed print signed by Patrick Ness and Rovina Cai. For details go to the competition page at www.indies.com.au

BESTSELLINGKIDSSERIES SPLASHY WEIRD!: WEIRDO, BOOK 11

LORD OF THE FLEAS: DOG MAN, BOOK 5

September release, advance orders welcome

September release, advance orders welcome

Paperback

Hardback

RRP $15.99

RRP $16.99

Anh Do

The school swimming carnival is on and Weir isn’t looking forward to ANY of it! Not the TINY cozzies! Or getting water UP HIS NOSE! And especially not the RACING! Can Weir win for his team? It won’t be easy... but it will be FUNNY!

Dav Pilkey

There's a new bunch of baddies in town, and they have something sinister in store for Petey the Cat. Once again, Dog Man is called into action–but this time he isn't alone. Age: 7+

Age: 7+

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AMAZING ACROBATS: OLIVIA'S SECRET SCRIBBLES, BOOK 3

Meredith Costain Paperback RRP $ 9.99

Everyone at school is doing superamazing tricks on the play equipment. We are going to perform an UNBELIEVABLE acrobat show. An awesome Circus Skills Workshop has come to town! But there’s something wrong with my BFF Matilda. Why doesn’t she want to do the trapeze with me? Age: 6+

DOWN THE DRAIN: DIARY OF A MINECRAFT ZOMBIE, BOOK 16

Zack Zombie Paperback RRP $ 9.99

Zombie’s village has gone through some major changes after the gnome attack. All of a sudden, all the houses in his village have mushroom tops, and big green pipes started popping up on every street. Zombie doesn’t mind this new look though. Age: 8+

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CATCHING TELLER CROW

TEEN&YA

INSPIRED

Ambelin Kwaymullina & Ezekiel Kwaymullina September release, advance orders welcome Paperback RRP

19.99

$

Nothing’s been the same for Beth Teller since she died. Her dad, a detective, is the only one who can see and hear her - and he's drowning in grief. But now they have a mystery to solve together. As Beth unravels the mystery, she finds a shocking story lurking beneath the surface of a small town, and a friendship that lasts beyond one life and into another. An addictive ghost story, crime story and thriller from two of the most exciting Aboriginal voices in Australia. Age: 14+

IMPOSTORS

Barry Jonsberg Paperback RRP $16.99

Rob has a huge crush on the new girl at school. But Rob is painfully shy and suffers severe panic attacks. How is her heart to be won? Another wonderful and heartwarming comedy drama from the award-winning author of My Life as an Alphabet. Age: 10+

Sco Westerfeld

A THOUSAND PERFECT NOTES

September release, advance orders welcome

Paperback RRP $16.99

Paperback RRP

19.99

$

In a world full of social and military tech, power struggles, dictatorships, surveillance, intrigue and the ever-present threat of treachery, Frey is sent on a potentially deadly mission. Impostors is the first book in a new quartet - a thrilling return to the world of the New York Times bestselling Uglies series. Age: 13+

JINXED

Amy McCulloch September release, advance orders welcome Paperback RRP $17.99

The first title in a brandnew series from the author of the magical Potion Diaries adventures! “A little bit Golden Compass, a little bit Hunger Games, and all adventure” - Amie Kaufman, NYT bestselling author of Illuminae. Age: 12+

THE GIRL WHO FELL: THE CHESS RAVEN CHRONICLES, BOOK 1

Violet Grace

September release, advance orders welcome Paperback RRP

19.99

$

Chess Raven is a hacker who has grown up alone, but on her sixteenth birthday her life is turned upside down and she learns her mother was Queen of the Fae, and Chess alone has the ability to unlock a mysterious vessel that will unleash unimagined powers – with devastating consequences. Age: 14+

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A SONG ONLY I CAN HEAR

C.G. Drews

Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano that his mother forces him to play hour after hour, day after day. Then Beck meets August, a girl full of life, energy and laughter, love begins to awaken within him and he glimpses a way to escape his painful existence. Age: 12+

DON'T STOP THINKING ABOUT TOMORROW

Siobhan Curham

Paperback RRP $16.99

Grace lives with her beloved vinyl collection, her mum ... and her mum's depression. When Grace's mum's disability benefits are cut, Grace and her mother are plunged into poverty. Then she meets Hafiz, a talented footballer and Syrian refugee. His journey has been anything but easy. Then he meets Grace… Age: 12+

MEET ME AT THE INTERSECTION

FAMILY

Hey McKinnon Paperback RRP $ 39.99

In Family, bestselling author Hetty McKinnon shares her approach to modern, uncomplicated, hearty and healthy food that is powered by vegetables. These classic recipes are the multicultural meals she serves around her own family table. Some are heirloom recipes passed on from her mother, others are old family favourites, and many are variations on much-loved comfort food, repackaged with a healthier outlook.

FROM THE EARTH

Peter Gilmore

September release, advance orders welcome Hardback RRP $ 80.00

In From the Earth, Peter Gilmore, one of Australia’s most acclaimed chefs, takes you on a culinary and historical journey into the world of unique and almost forgotten vegetables. Each vegetable features at the heart of a recipe, and is further explored through a detailed profile and stunning photographs.

SLOW DOWN AND GROW SOMETHING

Byron Smith with Tess Robinson Paperback RRP $ 39.99

Expert horticulturalist Byron Smith has created urban food oases in even the tiniest of plots. In this book he gives you the know-how to grow your favourite ingredients as well as killer recipes to make the most of your harvest. A blueprint for living the good life in the city.

Rebecca Lim & Ambelin Kwaymullina

WASTE NOT

September release, advance orders welcome

Paperback RRP $ 39.99

Paperback RRP

19.99

$

Meet Me at the Intersection is a YA anthology by authors who are First Nations, People of Colour, LGBTIQA+ or living with disability. With works by Ellen van Neerven, Kelly Gardiner, Yvette Walker, Rebecca Lim and Alice Pung, the book challenges homogenous stories of privilege that rarely admit ‘outsider’ voices. Age: 14+

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Erin Rhoads

Waste Not is a practical guide for anyone and everyone who’d like to make simple changes where they can to reduce their individual impact and carbon footprint. Eco-blogger Erin Rhoads shares everything she’s learnt from her own funny, inspiring – and far-from-perfect – journey to living with less waste.


LIVING OTTOLENGHI SIMPLE

Yotam Oolenghi September release, advance orders welcome Hardback RRP $ 55.00

Bursting with colourful photography, SIMPLE showcases 130 of Yotam’s standout dishes that will suit whatever type of cooking you find easy – whether that’s getting wonderful food on the table in under 30 minutes, using just one pot to make a delicious meal, or a flavoursome dish that can be prepared ahead.

NON-FICTION THE FOOTBALL SOLUTION

George Megalogenis Paperback RRP

$

32.99

At a time when politics is increasingly conducted like sports, football is the one institution that’s more relevant than ever. By weaving together the game’s history, a sharp-eyed analysis of Richmond’s off-field turbulence and his own love of the Tigers, Megalogenis reveals just how Richmond found a new way to win – and how Australia might do the same.

THE EDGE OF MEMORY

Patrick Nunn ADRIATICO

Paola Bacchia September release, advance orders welcome Hardback RRP $ 55.00

The food of Italy's eastern coastline mirrors the memories and traditions of peoples past and present who have lived on the shores of the Adriatic. Join Paola Bacchia on this beautiful journey where she travels the length of this relatively unexplored coastline, to find ancient food traditions still thriving.

Paperback RRP $ 29.99

How much of what became the folk tales of our ancestors was rooted in scientifically verifiable fact, and what can they tell us about the future? Patrick Nunn unravels the importance of oral storytelling, especially in Australia, and explores the science behind these stories and what it can tell us about environmental phenomena, from coastal drowning to volcanic eruptions.

Anna Polyviou

September release, advance orders welcome

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

Hardback RRP $ 39.99

Afternoon tea just got a makeover. With her signature mohawk and rockstar personality, Anna Polyviou (aka the Punk Princess of Pastry) is all about breaking the rules, turning the world of high-end patisserie into a highenergy, interactive party experience.

BEYOND THE GARDEN GATE

Jacqui Cameron & Sue Stubbs Hardback RRP $ 80.00

The Southern Highlands of New South Wales is an area renowned for its seasonal beauty and extravagant estates. Beyond the Garden Gate invites you to step inside 20 private gardens. Learn the very personal stories behind these hidden gems and peek into their gardens through stunning photography.

Tyson Neil deGrasse September release, advance orders welcome Hardback RRP $ 39.95

From the best-selling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, this fascinating foray into the centuries-old relationship between science and military power. Acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and writer-researcher Avis Lang examine how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of war. "The overlap is strong, and the knowledge flows in both directions," because astrophysicists and military planners care about many of the same things: multi-spectral detection, ranging, tracking, imaging, high ground, nuclear fusion, and access to space.

September release, advance orders welcome

THE PERFECT WEAPON: WAR, SABOTAGE, AND FEAR IN THE CYBER AGE

SWEET STREET

ACCESSORY TO WAR

David E Sanger

From Russia’s tampering with the US election to the WannaCry hack that temporarily crippled Britain’s NHS, cyber has become the weapon of choice for democracies, dictators, and terrorists. The Perfect Weapon is the dramatic story of a new era of constant sabotage, misinformation, and fear, in which everyone is a target.

RUSTED OFF

Gabrielle Chan September release, advance orders welcome Paperback RRP $ 34.99

The National Party talks about farmers, but what about those who live in regional towns? Telling the story of Australia as it is today, Gabrielle Chan has gone hyper-local. Unpacking the small towns around where she lives and the communities that keep them going through threat and times of plenty.

HUMANS: A BRIEF HISTORY OF HOW WE F**KED IT ALL UP

Tom Phillips

Paperback RRP $ 29.99

It's pretty safe to say that, as a species, we haven't exactly grown wiser with age. Humans is an exhilarating journey through the most creative and catastrophic f*ck ups in human history, from our very first ancestor falling out of that tree, to the most spectacular fails of the present day.

ADANI AND THE WAR OVER COAL

Quentin Beresford

Paperback RRP $ 34.99

Coal is the political, economic and cultural totem for debates about climate change. Yet Australian politicians have had a love affair with coal, which has helped lock our politics – and our country – into the fossil fuel age. This searing book takes apart the pivotal role of the Adani Carmichael mine in the conflict over coal and tells the full story of one of the lightning rod issues of our time.

THE MESS WE'RE IN

Bernard Keane

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

In this fascinating, entertaining and occasionally maddening book, Crikey correspondent Bernard Keane explains capitalism, identity and Why Everything Is Awful. He points to how we can fix things - and also how Australia can lead the way.

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GIFTS&TRAVEL

HALLIDAY WINE COMPANION

James Halliday

Paperback RRP $ 39.99

The Halliday Wine Companion is recognised as the industry benchmark for Australian wine. The 2019 edition has been completely revised to bring you up-to-theminute information. In his inimitable style, James Halliday shares his extensive knowledge of wine through detailed tasting notes with points, price, value symbol and advice on best-by drinking, as well as each wine’s closure and alcohol content. He provides information about wineries and winemakers, including vineyard sizes, opening times and contact details.

WILD LAND

THE DOGS THAT MADE AUSTRALIA

Peter and Beverly Pickford

Guy Hull

Hardback RRP $ 80.00

Paperback RRP $ 32.99

Wild Land is an epic and unprecedented portrait of some of the most untouched parts of our planet. This is a wildlife book like no other, its images saying what words would struggle to describe. It has breathtaking photography of landscapes and the inhabitants of the most remote places on Earth.

The untold story of the dog's role in building our nation. This is a vivid and meticulously researched history of Australia told from the perspectives of the dingo and of the dogs that were imported and developed here, as well as the humans who loved, feared and worked them.

CHROMATOPIA: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF COLOUR

DESTINATION FLAVOUR

Adam Liaw

WRITERS

DK

September release, advance orders welcome

David Coles

September release, advance orders welcome

Hardback RRP $ 39.99

Hardback RRP $ 49.99

Introduced with a stunning portrait of each featured novelist, playwright, or poet, more than 100 biographical entries trace the friendships, loves, and rivalries that inspired each individual and influenced their work, lavishly illustrated with photographs and paintings of writers' homes, studies, and personal artefacts - along with pages from original manuscripts, first editions, and their correspondence.

Throughout history, artist pigments have been made from deadly metals, poisonous minerals, urine, cow dung, and even crushed insects. From grinding down beetles and burning animal bones to alchemy and serendipity, Chromatopia reveals the origin stories of over 50 of history's most extraordinary pigments. History comes alive in this book on colour’s creation.

Hardback RRP $ 50.00

In Destination Flavour Adam Liaw curates the best recipes and stories from the acclaimed TV series, with dozens of new dishes from his travels. Celebrating food, people and places, it features more than 80 authentic and achievable recipes. This is the book fans of the show have been waiting for.

THE EASTERN CURLEW

PARIS: IMPRESSIONS IN INK

Harry Saddler

ULTIMATE EATLIST

Lonely Planet

Hardback RRP $ 39.99

Desmond Freeman

Hardback RRP $ 29.99

The world’s top 500 food experiences – ranked! We asked the planet’s top chefs, food writers and our food-obsessed authors to name their favourite, most authentic gastronomic encounters. You’ll discover the planet’s most thrilling and famous culinary experiences, the culture behind each one and what makes them so special.

Hardback RRP $ 65.00

Following the eastern curlew along its extraordinary migratory path from the Arctic to Australia, award-winning author Harry Saddler presents a vivid portrait of a fascinating natural phenomenon. This is a mustread for all nature lovers.

Paris, the beautiful City of Lights, is captured in more than 50 extraordinary drawings by awarded Australian artist Desmond Freeman. See Parisian life and the city’s famous landmarks; the River Seine, Notre Dame, the Paris Opera, the Eiffel Tower, Sacre-Cœur and more. Accompanied by quotations from authors, poets and artists.

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Prices listed in this catalogue as RRP refer to the publisher’s recommended retail prices. While every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of price and availability, these may be subject to change without notice by publishers. In most cases, any title not currently in stock can easily be ordered in at your request. All special prices and offers are valid from 6/8/18 to 31/10/18 unless otherwise stated or stock has sold out. © Leading Edge Books 2018

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