From the author of the bestselling novel, Goodwood comes a compelling mystery set deep within the hearts of Cedar Valley and its inhabitants.
An unforgettable and sweeping family saga from Markus Zusak, the storyteller who gave us the extraordinary bestseller THE BOOK THIEF, lauded by the New York Times as "the kind of book that can be lifechanging." "One of those monumental books that can draw you across space... read more
A delightful novel of secrets and small town obsessions from Australian musician and songwriter, Holly Throsby.
The Bus on Thursday by Shirley Barrett is a darkly humorous audiobook about one woman's post-cancer retreat to a remote Australian town and the horrors awaiting her.It wasn't just the bad breakup that turned Eleanor Mellett's life upside down. It was the cancer. And a... read more
In a quiet farming town somewhere in country New South Wales, war is brewing.The last few years have been punishingly dry, especially for the farmers, but otherwise, it's all Neralie Mackintosh's fault. If she'd never left town then her ex, the hapless but extremel... read more
A big, bold and hauntingly beautiful story that captures a defining moment in Australia's history. Everywhere he looked he saw what Utzon saw. The drama of harbour and horizon, and at night, the star-clotted sky. It held the shape of the possible, of a promise made and waiting to ... read more
It is 1970, and cracks are appearing in the Soviet Union as it struggles to quell dissident voices. Censored at home, the Nobel laureate Alexander Solzhenitsyn is lauded in the West for exposing the underbelly of communism, and is rumoured to be writing his mos... read more
A dark and funny new novel from the multi-award-winning author of Mullumbimby.Too much lip, her old problem from way back. And the older she got, the harder it seemed to get to swallow her opinions. The avalanche of bullshit in the world would drown her if she let it; the le... read more
A confronting new novel from award winning Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist Michael Mohammed Ahmad. 'Bani Adam thinks he's better than us!' they say over and over until finally I shout back, 'Shut up, I have something to say!' They all go quiet and wait for me to explai... read more
|Awards:||Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best First Book - SE Asia and South Pacific 2010 and Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best First Book 2010.|
Winner of the 2010 Commonwealth Writers' Best First Book prize. 'When Macha Connor came home from the war she walked into town as naked as the day she was born, except for well-worn and shining boots, a dusty slouch hat, and the .303 rifle she held across her waist.' Macha patro... read more
|Author:||Di Morrissey; Georgia Douglas (Editor)|
|Reading Level:||1 Fiction|
A breathtaking Tasmanian tale of ancient forests; of art and science; of love and, above all, of friendship.In the 1930s, in an isolated and beautiful corner of southern Tasmania, a new young wife arrives at her husband's secluded property - Arcadia. Stella, an artist, falls in l... read more
From Tim Winton, Australia's most decorated and beloved novelist and the author of Cloudstreet, comes The Shepherd's Hut, the story of a young man on a thrilling journey of self-discovery in one of the harshest, near-uninhabitable climates on Earth.
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