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Enclave (Claire G Coleman, Hachette)

Released July 2022

Born of social media algorithms and convenience culture, with a biting critique of modern tribalism, Enclave, Claire G Coleman’s third novel, is Brave New World with every conceit flipped for... Read more

Grounded (Alisa Bryce, Text)

Released August 2022

Considering that we are such very clever land-based mammals it’s puzzling how little most of us know about soil—upon which we live, from which we (probably) come, and unto which... Read more

The Unbelieved (Vikki Petraitis, A&U)

Released August 2022

Having already collected Allen & Unwin's in-house crime fiction prize, The Unbelieved is set to launch with a splash as Vikki Petraitis gathers her considerable storytelling experience into an impressive... Read more

Hydra (Adriane Howell, Transit Lounge)

Released August 2022

Adriane Howell’s debut novel Hydra is unsettling and dreamlike. In its folds, the strange and unflinching Anja becomes the reader’s friend—because we’re privy to her thoughts, because she tolerates our... Read more

Women I Know (Katerina Gibson, Scribner)

Released July 2022

A solitary camper at a beach observes the families playing in the surf; a lonely woman laments her fractured relationship with her reclusive teenage son; a young marine biologist privately... Read more

The All of It: A bogan rhapsody (Cadance Bell, Viking)

Released July 2022

Our lives are multiple, our stories of ourselves never-ending, and yet when it comes to being a transgender person, there is this idea that we have one sole identity: trans.... Read more

The Registrar (Neela Janakiramanan, A&U)

Released July 2022

Emma Swann has worked her whole life to get here—and it’s even worse than she imagined. The young doctor has recently been accepted onto the highly competitive orthopaedic surgery program... Read more

Of Marsupials and Men (Alistair Paton, Black Inc.)

Released July 2022

If members of the Acclimatisation Society of Victoria had had their way, monkeys and boa constrictors would have been let loose in the foliage of 19th-century Melbourne. That idea was... Read more

The Chronic Pain Couple (Karra Eloff, Exisle)

Released July 2022

Karra Eloff met her forever partner while she was struck with chronic pain. Since that time Eloff, a health professional, founded the Chronic Pain Couple, an organisation that delivers practical... Read more

Blue Hour (Sarah Schmidt, Hachette)

Released July 2022

Sarah Schmidt’s second novel, following her award-winning debut See What I Have Done, is an intensely absorbing emotional journey through motherhood and trauma set against the turbulent 20th century. In... Read more