Steph’s best books of 2016

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Steph’s best books
Clancy of the Undertow – Christopher Currie – PB – $20
Convict Tattoos: Marked Men and Women of Australia – Simon Barnard – HB – $40
His Bloody Project – Graeme Macrae Burnet – PB – $20
The Turner House – Angela Flournoy – TPB – $33
Words in Deep Blue – Cath Crowley – PB – $19

That’s our best books for 2016, all wrapped up. Why don’t you comment or post to let us know your favourites?

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Jodie’s best books for 2016

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Jodie’s best books
Botanicum – Kathy Willis & Katie Scott – HB – $39.95
Hello! – Tony Flowers (ill.) – HB – $25
The Last Painting of Sara de Vos – Dominic Smith – TPB – $33
Welcome to Country – Aunty Joy Murphy & Lisa Kennedy – HB – $25
Where the Trees Were – Inga Simpson – TPB – $30

Stay tuned for our final set of favourites tomorrow, this time from Steph…

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Jess’s best books for 2016

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Jess’s best books

The Bone Sparrow – Zana Fraillon – PB – $20
Gemina (The Illuminae Files 02) – Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff – TPB – $23
Lots – Marc Martin – HB – $25
The Other Side of Summer – Emily Gale – PB – $17
They All Saw a Cat – Brendan Wenzel – HB – $30

Stay tuned for Jodie’s best books tomorrow…

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Sorry if you aren’t Paul (& you got an SMS today)

Hello customers — My apologies if you received an SMS for Paul today. I’ve just learnt the limitations of our mass-message SMS system! Sorry for the inconvenience and thank you to everyone who called and texted in reply. Enjoy the sunshine and we’ll see you again soon! –Fairfieldbooks

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Fiona’s best books for 2016

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Fiona’s best books
Commonwealth – Ann Patchett – TPB – $30
The Glorious Heresies – Lisa McInerney – PB – $20
The Hate Race – Maxine Beneba Clarke – TPB – $33
LaRose
– Louise Erdrich – TPB – $33
Our Souls at Night – Kent Haruf – PB – $20

Stay tuned for Jess’s best books tomorrow…

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Dick’s best books for 2016

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Dick’s best books
Ghost Empire – Richard Fidler – HB – $4o
Lab Girl – Hope Jahren – TPB – $33
The Midnight Watch – David Dyer – TPB – $33
The Road to Winter – Mark Smith – TPB – $20
Stiletto – Daniel O’Malley – TPB – $30

Stay tuned for Fiona’s best books tomorrow…

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Heather’s best books for 2016

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Heather’s best books
Days Without End – Sebastian Barry – TPB – $33
The Dry – Jane Harper – TPB – $33
Everyone Brave is Forgiven – Chris Cleave – TPB – $30
The Sympathizer
 – Viet Thahn Nguyen – PB – $23
To the Bright Edge of the World – Eowyn Ivey – TPB – $33

Stay tuned for Dick’s best books tomorrow…

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