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Celebrate spring with some bright additions to your to-be-read pile.

What do these books all have in common? They’re all blooming beautiful. Finish your spring cleaning, shake out your picnic blanket and find a quiet spot to absorb yourself in these glorious books.

  • The long-awaited and highly anticipated new novel from one of Australia’s most beloved bestselling authors.

  • Opening with an act of inexplicable violence, Idaho is a stunning debut about loss, grief and redemption

  • In the tradition of The Little Paris Bookshop and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, this is a charming historical novel set in the South of France by the bestselling author of The Olive Sisters.

  • Motherhood isn’t for everyone …

  • The heartwarming new romantic saga by the bestselling author of The Grazier's Wife.

  • On the surface, Mathilde is the perfect wife. But there are always two sides to every marriage. Read the New York Times bestseller taking the world by storm.

  • A tale of rural tragedy and redemption, George Eliot's first novel

  • A warm story of friendship, and starting over: five women, old school friends, who leave the frozen north behind them to start a new life together on a cocoa plantation in Fiji.

  • A profoundly moving story on the bonds of family and history - this is Beloved for the 21st century.

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