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1 The Midnight Gang
David Walliams & Tony Ross HarperCollins $24.99
9780008188573
2 The Sellout
Paul Beatty
Oneworld Publications $27.99
9781786070173
3 The Wish Child
Catherine Chidgey
Victoria University Press $30.00
9781776560622
4 Fucking Apostrophes
Simon Griffin
Icon Books $18.99
9781785781414
5 Night School
Lee Child
Random House $38.00
9780593073919
6 Goneville: A Memoir
Nick Bollinger
Awa Press $39.00
9781927249543
7 Swing Time
Zadie Smith
Hamish Hamilton $37.00
9780241247310
8 Commonwealth
Ann Patchett
Bloomsbury  $32.99
9781408880395
9 Gecko Annual
Eds Kate De Goldi & Susan Paris
Gecko Press $39.99
9781776570775
10 Double Down
Jeff Kinney
Penguin  $17.99
9780143309338
11 Five on Brexit Island
Bruno Vincent
Hachette $19.99
9781786483843
12 The Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800-2000 Vincent O'Malley
Bridget Williams Books $79.99
9781927277577
13 The Riviera Set
Mary S. Lovell
Little, Brown Hachette $39.99
9781408705223
14 Five Give Up the Booze
Bruno Vincent 
Hachette $19.99
9781786482266
15 I Know This To Be True 
PQ Blackwell $49.99
9780473361341
16 The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 Years Old
Hendrik Groen & Hester Velmans
Penguin  $37.00
9780718182953
17 Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
Yuval Noah Harari
Harvill Secker  $40.00
9781910701881
18 The Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen
Corsair Hachette $27.99
9781472151360
19 All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr
Fourth Estate $24.99
9780007548699
20 The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life
John Le Carre
Viking Penguin $38.00
9780241976876