Auckland Libraries: Top 10 new voices

Top 10 new voices

The top 10 titles from new authors, curated by our librarians for the Auckland Libraries Top 100 list.

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The silent patient

Alexander G. (Alexander George) Mic...

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Alicia Berenson shoots her husband in the head five times, and then never speaks again. Forensic psychotherapist Theo Faber must find a way to get Alicia Berenson to talk if he wants to treat her.

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Fleishman is in trouble

Taffy Brodesser-Akner

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Dr. Toby Fleishman wakes up each morning surrounded by women. Self-actualized, independent women who know what they want - and what they want is Toby. Then his ex-wife, Rachel, drops their children off at his place and disappears.

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The flat share

Beth O'Leary

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Tiffy Moore needs a cheap flat, and fast. Leon Twomey works nights and needs cash. Their friends think they're crazy, but it's the perfect solution: Leon occupies the one-bed flat while Tiffy's at work in the day, and she has the run of the place the...

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The chestnut man

Søren Sveistrup

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One blustery October morning in a quiet Copenhagen suburb, the police find a young woman brutally murdered with one of her hands missing. Above her hangs a small doll made of chestnuts.

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On earth we're briefly gorgeous

Ocean Vuong

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On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. The letter unearths a family's history rooted in Vietnam that began before he was born and serves as a doorway into parts of his life his mother has never known.

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The Nancys

R. W. R. McDonald

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Tippy Chan is eleven and lives in a small town in a very quiet part of the world. Now her Uncle Pike is back to look after Tippy while her mum's on a cruise. Tippy desperately wants to be Nancy Drew and is desperate to solve a real mystery.

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Evvie Drake starts over

Linda Holmes

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One morning, Eveleth 'Evvie' Drake got up, packed her suitcase, and got ready to leave her life and her perfect husband. Just before she walked out of the door, she received a phone call asking her to come to the hospital.

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Disappearing Earth

Julia Phillips

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One August afternoon, on the shoreline of the Kamchatka peninsula at the northeastern edge of Russia, two sisters, eight and eleven, go missing.

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My sister, the serial killer

Oyinkan Braithwaite

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Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends.

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The doll factory

Elizabeth Macneal

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London. 1850. The Great Exhibition is being erected in Hyde Park and among the crowd watching the spectacle two people meet. For Iris, an artist, it is the encounter of a moment, but for Silas, a collector, the meeting marks a new beginning.

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