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message 1: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (last edited Apr 26, 2017 12:39AM) (new)

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Thanks Amber for the suggestion to have a thread for just Aussie author new releases:) It certainly would be easier to find them, if you are looking for just our Aussies. Please post any you find!

Please note: authors are not to promote their own books in this thread - if you want to promote your books then please do so in the authors thread.


message 2: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (last edited Aug 27, 2012 11:03PM) (new)

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In the Company of Strangers by Liz Byrski Sept 1st 2012
Stage Fright by Marianne Delacourt Sept 2012
Mr Chen's Emporium by Deborah O'Brien Sept 18th 2012
Entitlement by Jessica White Aug 22nd 2012
A Corner of White by Jaclyn Moriarty Sept 18th 2012
Fishing for Tigers by Emily Maguire Sept 1st 2012

There's a few to start with...I'll keep looking:)


message 3: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (last edited Aug 27, 2012 10:59PM) (new)

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The House of Memories by Monica McInerney Sept 26th 2012
The Amber Amulet by Craig Silvey Sept 30th 2012
Velocity by Steve Worland Aug 22nd 2012
Gather the Bones by Alison Stuart Sept 3rd 2012


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Trina (trina88) | 263 comments Can you put the release dates maybe? Cause I guess this thread will live after the spring challenge.


message 5: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (last edited Aug 27, 2012 10:53PM) (new)

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Trina wrote: "Can you put the release dates maybe? Cause I guess this thread will live after the spring challenge."

If you just click on the link you'll see the release date Trina:) I'll do it for the next lot:)


message 6: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (last edited Aug 28, 2012 02:30AM) (new)


message 7: by Trina (new)

Trina (trina88) | 263 comments Ok, just don't go to too much trouble! I'll take a look and see if I can find one to get for the spring challenge.


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message 10: by Trina (new)

Trina (trina88) | 263 comments Brenda, you are amazing.


message 11: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

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Haha! Thanks Trina:) I haven't finished yet, but I'm heading out to my bookclub meeting, so I'll do some more later:)


message 12: by Mish (new)

Mish | 3495 comments This is a great idea. I'll add to this later :)


message 13: by Phrynne, I love to read:) (new)

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Thanks Brenda. This will help me choose my book for the challenge!


message 14: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

Brenda | 62413 comments Mod
You're welcome Phrynne:) I'll be searching and adding more yet:)


message 15: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

Brenda | 62413 comments Mod
Blackwattle Lake by Pamela Cook Dec 2012


message 16: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

Brenda | 62413 comments Mod
Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff Sept 2012


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message 18: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten Bailey (klbailey) Oh I like the sound of Stormdancer! Might be my pick for the Spring Challenge.


message 19: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

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It does sound good doesn't it Kirsten:)


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message 22: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

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Say You're Sorry by Michael Robotham August 2012...paperback (incl in above Big W sale).. Hardcover October 2012


message 23: by Michael (new)

Michael (knowledgelost) Brenda wrote: "Say You're Sorry by Michael Robotham August 2012...paperback (incl in above Big W sale).. Hardcover October 2012"

Australia are weird with their books. Shouldn't the hardback be released first and then a few months later the paperback


message 24: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

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That's what happens in the US Michael...it's usually a 12 month wait for the paperback!


message 25: by Michael (new)

Michael (knowledgelost) Seems to be a dying practise


message 26: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

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My Journey by Jim Stynes Aug 22nd 2012
The Engagement by Chloe Hooper Aug 22nd 2012
I know these are August, but only a few days ago:)


message 27: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

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Michael wrote: "Seems to be a dying practise"

I'm glad, as I prefer the paperback:)


message 28: by Melissa (new)

Melissa Wray Destiny road by Melissa Wray Destiny Road by Melissa Wray is my debut YA novel released Sep 2012

It is being published by Morris Publishing Australia who represent some other great Australian authors you might want to check out.
http://www.morrispublishingaustralia....


message 29: by Kim Marie (new)

Kim Marie | 894 comments Great thread....thanks Brenda!


message 30: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

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Melissa wrote: "Destiny road by Melissa Wray Destiny Road by Melissa Wray is my debut YA novel released Sep 2012

It is being published by Morris Publishing Australia who represent some other great Australian authors..."


Congratulations Melissa! If you'd like to head on over to our Authors section, you can make a thread for yourself and your debut novel, where everyone can check it out! http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

You can also request to be added to our list of Aussie authors as well:) http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/9...


message 31: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

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Kim Marie wrote: "Great thread....thanks Brenda!"

You're welcome Kim:)


message 32: by Melissa (new)

Melissa Wray Thanks very much Brenda. I am very proud and excited by Destiny Road. I will have a look at those links as well,thanks for the tip!


message 33: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

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The Convent by Maureen McCarthy .. 1/10/12


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message 37: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

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Innocent Tears by Iris Blobel out now...set in Melbourne.


message 38: by AusLit (new)

AusLit | 16 comments Possessing Freedom is now available for purchase via Amazon US, Amazon UK, Amazon Germany and Amazon France.
Other purchasing options, including ebook, are coming soon. :)

Possessing Freedom features 12 stories from 4 Melbourne authors, which together tell a supernatural thriller for teen/Young Adult readers.

http://possessingfreedom.net/purchasi...


message 39: by Mish (new)

Mish | 3495 comments Thanks AusLit :)

Possessing Freedom


message 40: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

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Gifts of the Peramangk Gifts of the Peramangk by Dean Mayes by Dean Mayes 26/10

This is available for pre-order now from Dean's website http://www.deanfromaustralia.com/ in both signed print and digital editions.


message 41: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

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The Changi Camera by Tim Bowden Oct (non fiction)


message 43: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

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I've Been There (and Back Again): Slim Dusty & Joy McKean's Lifetime of Travel, Stories and Songs by Joy McKean Dec (Memoirs)
Bay of Fires by Poppy Gee 12th March 2013 (Australian debut about isolation, survival and the need for love)


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message 45: by Ashton (new)

Ashton Pretending to Love How to Cheat Your Way to Relationship Bliss! by Ashton Cartwright by me, Ashton Cartwright! (free on amazon kindle until 12th of October too!)


message 46: by Paul (new)

Paul Stalin's Hammer: Rome by John Birmingham should be released on November 1. A continuation of the 'Axis of Time' series. Looking forward to it :-)


message 47: by Michael (new)

Michael (knowledgelost) Paul wrote: "Stalin's Hammer: Rome by John Birmingham should be released on November 1. A continuation of the 'Axis of Time' series. Looking forward to it :-)"

I'm going to see John Birmingham at supernova next month :)


message 48: by Paul (new)

Paul Michael wrote: "Paul wrote: "Stalin's Hammer: Rome by John Birmingham should be released on November 1. A continuation of the 'Axis of Time' series. Looking forward to it :-)"

I'm going to see John Birmingham at ..."


He was here in Canberra last November for a book signing and to publicise Angels of Vengeance. Hopefully he'll be back soon. Actually, he used to live and work in Canberra before he was 'famous'.


message 50: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

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OK this one isn't a NEW release, as such, but I only just found it, and added it to the GR database...interesting to say the least!

True True Blood: The depraved truth behind our most brutal vampire slayings by Megan Norris 1/9/12 (True Crime)


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