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Songshifting: Requiem For Stage Diver & Bass Guitar by Chris Bell

The Dirty Birds, Poodlefaker, Jackass Morwong, Bizarre Avocado Crimewave and Cheeto Jesus are bands touring with a live show called Dangerous Mixture. Dirty Birds’ singer Sam Ratcliff devotes much of her band’s set to stage-diving into the punters. One night, … Continue reading

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Faces In Things: The Patient Labyrinth & Other Stories by Chris Bell

Faces In Things: Haunted phones; unforgettable sandwiches; celebrity cults; warrior ghosts; consumer greed; unearthly landscapes; urban living; urbane dating; inspirational perfume; a captivating portrait; man overboard; buggy implants; a grieving heart; a paean to a closed-down restaurant; an unhinged man … Continue reading

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The Lie That Settles by Peter Farrell

Peter Farrell is not the first person to discover he is illegitimate but few have been brave enough to provide such an illuminating account of the events that led to the search for a parent. This rich and compelling memoir … Continue reading

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Changels Genesis series by Peter King

Over six novel length parts, Changels Genesis is a new kind of YA story, a science fiction action-adventure in a contemporary setting. Its about the origins the Changels – six minority psychic teens from all over the world empowered to … Continue reading

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The Gift of Life by Anetta Cupido

For many it is a tragedy to be diagnosed with cancer and to battle with the disease, but to have to faced the diagnosis five times in your life is something that most of us will never go through. Anetta’s … Continue reading

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The Chinese Proverb by Tina Clough

Army veteran Hunter Grant thought he had left war behind in Afghanistan – a conflict that left him with physical and psychological scars. But finding an unconscious girl in the Northland bush and gradually untangling her story involves him in … Continue reading

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Catching the Last Tram by Susan Holt

Beth’s commute could lead to love – unless mysterious forces win. After moving house, lonely librarian Beth meets Isaac – a handsome man with timeless manners – on her way to work. Sharing the same antiquated tram day after day, … Continue reading

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