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Remember Me (Charity Norman, A&U)

Released March 2022

Remember Me begins with a call in the middle of the night, when illustrator Emily is awakened in her London flat. Her father’s health is failing and Emily is the... Read more

Hovering (Rhett Davis, Hachette)

Released March 2022

Alice returns to the fictional Australian city of Fraser after 16 years away. The city itself has changed—and continues to change—beyond recognition. Streets, houses and other buildings literally shift and... Read more

Son of Sin (Omar Sakr, Affirm) 

Released March 2022

Son of Sin by Omar Sakr tells the story of growing up queer and Muslim in a constant state of dispossession. The story begins with Jamal as a 14-year-old boy,... Read more

The Sorrow Stone (Kári Gíslason, UQP)

Released March 2022

In the wintery and unforgiving wilds of pre-medieval Iceland, a widow named Disa and her young son are running in fear of their lives. Disa has committed a bloody act... Read more

Sadvertising (Ennis Ćehić, Vintage)

Released March 2022

In this debut collection of short stories, Ennis Ćehić uses deeply flawed characters to cleverly reflect the absurdity of late-stage capitalism. Sadvertising identifies obsession, narcissism and neuroses as reasonable responses... Read more

A Great Hope (Jessica Stanley, Picador)

Released March 2022

When ACTU boss John Clare falls to his death from the roof of the family home, a note found on him makes it seem like suicide. But is that the... Read more

The Islands (Emily Brugman, A&U)

Released February 2022

It’s the 1950s and the Finnish migrants who have made their home on the ruthless terrain of Little Rat Island are accustomed to surviving harsh landscapes, both emotional and physical.... Read more

The Grass Hotel (Craig Sherborne, Text)

Released February 2022

A woman suffering from dementia speaks to her son in her own idiosyncratic, damaged voice—her ‘wiring’ is gone. The mother-narrator's son is introverted and perhaps on the autism spectrum: he... Read more

The Furies (Mandy Beaumont, Hachette)

Released February 2022

A woman in a small Australian town is haunted. Death is all around her: she is still grieving her murdered sister, Mallory, while the spectre of her mother’s arrest and... Read more

The Cane (Maryrose Cuskelly, A&U)

Released February 2022

Award-winning nonfiction writer Maryrose Cuskelly’s first leap into fiction is set in a small Australian town where an unsolved crime turns the community upside down. It’s the 1970s and it... Read more