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New titles for June 2022

By the Book by Jasmine Gillroy

Dream Town

Izzy been in the same job as assistant editor for a while and feels ready to step up and take on more responsibilities, but her boss doesn’t seem to want to promote her. So when an opportunity arises to show her boss how well she can show initiative, she takes it. But is she going to be able conquer the beastly high-profile author who has failed to deliver his long-awaited manuscript?

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Here Goes Nothing by Steve Toltz

French Braid

Here Goes Nothing is the latest novel from award winning author, Steve Toltz. Narrated with the ironic hindsight afforded by life beyond the mortal plane, Here Goes Nothing is a razor-sharp, hilariously entertaining, insightful and moving meditation on our 21st-century world, and the intricate relationship between love and death.

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The Murder Rule by Dervla McTiernan

Homicide and Halo-Halo

The unmissable new standalone from the no.1 bestseller of The Good Turn. The Murder Rule is also a psychological thriller about the lies people tell and the consequences these may have for those who believe them.

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First Born by Will Dean


Molly and Kate are identical twins, but personality-wise, they couldn’t be any more different. Molly lives a quiet life, while Kate chases adventures in New York. When Kate suddenly dies in New York, Molly feels it is her duty to go and find out what exactly happened.

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Diplomatic: A Washington Memoir by Joe Hockey

The Anatomy of Anxiety

This book is Hockey’s account of his time as Australia’s Ambassador to the United States in Washington, from January 2016 to December 2019. Diplomatic is an insightful, honest and at times hilarious insider's memoir recounting the former treasurer's unique diplomatic style.

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Vintage Knits: 25 Classic Patterns for Modern Knitters from the National Library of Australia

The Life Eclectic

Vintage Knits presents a curated selection of patterns from Australian publications of the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, tested and updated to make them practical for today's knitter.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Menopause (but were too afraid to ask) by Kate Muir

Keith Urban

This book is the thinking woman's guide to the menopause, bringing you answers to all those questions that have been hidden behind a veneer of misplaced shame, bad science and centuries of patriarchy.

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Everyday French Cooking : Modern French Cuisine Made Simple by Wini Moranville

Intolerance-Friendly Kitchen

Everyday French Cooking emphasizes easy technique, simple food, and speedy preparation of French cuisine without sacrificing taste. This book is full of healthy and delicious food made quickly from easy-to-find ingredients using typical, everyday utensils.

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The Bad Guys : Episode 15, Open Wide and Say Arrrgh! by Aaron Blabey


Weird? Nothing weird ever happens in The Bad Guys. Like, you would never see a chainsaw monster confronting a velociraptor who has eaten an elderly piranha, or the disturbing antics of a deranged dentist running amok with an oversized drill. Nope. None of that nonsense here!

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Bin Chicken Flies Again by Kate and Jol Temple

Poo, Spew and Other Gross Things Animals Do

Where’s all the garbage and delightful bin juice? This trash can is empty, I feel like a goose! That dirty truck is stealing my food! It’s simply not on. How terribly rude! Ibis has a grand plan to take back her trash! But look out, she's got some very hungry competition…

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