|Author:||Tara June Winch|
|Series:||David Unaipon Award Winners Ser.|
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Age Book of the Year: Fiction 2006.|
When May's mother dies suddenly, she and her brother Billy are taken in by Aunty. However, their loss leaves them both searching for their place in a world that doesn't seem to want them. While Billy takes his own destructive path, May sets out to find her father and her Abo... read more
The second book in the captivating Birth of the Plantagenets series brings the twelfth-century reign of Henry II and his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine to vivid life, from bestselling author Blanche d'Alpuget.
1154. After years of manipulation and political cunn... read more
NoHo is the fifth novella in a set of five by Nick Earls. It is part of the box set called Wisdom Tree.
NoHo, is about living in the shadows of the famous. Meet Charlie and his would-be-star sister, Cassie, in Hollywood, discover the Wisdom Tree and family #5. NoHo reveals the devotion of mothers, and sons who overcome monsters.'
Lavender farmer Luc Bonet is raised by a wealthy Jewish family in the foothills of the French Alps. When the Second World War breaks out he joins the French Resistance, leaving behind his family's fortune, their home overrun by soldiers, their lavender fields in disarray. Li... read more
|Author:||Afferbeck Lauder & John Clarke|
How's your ebb tide? Do you sign on the dotted lion? Is your tea nature Orpheus Rocker? Who is Charlie Charm Puck in 'Waltzing Matilda'? There was never any book about Australian speech like Strine or about posh British speech like Fraffly Well Spoken. Here, collected in one volume, are Afferbeck Laud... read more
|Awards:||Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Awards: UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing 2009 and NSW Premier's Literary Award Book of the Year 2009. Shortlisted for Nielsen BookData/ABA Book of the Year Award - Booksellers' Choice 2009.|
A dazzling, emotionally riveting debut collection: the seven stories in Nam Le's The Boat take us across the globe as he enters the hearts and minds of characters from all over the world.Whether Nam Le is conjuring the story of 14-year-old Juan, a hit man in Colombia; or an agin... read more
|Series:||A&R Classics Ser.|
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Nielsen BookData/ABA Book of the Year Award - Booksellers' Choice 2003.|
For fans of Fifty Shades of Grey - the international bestseller - an explosive novel of sex, secrecy and escape. 'You've never been in control, until now; you've never, before, had exactly what you want...The lights turned off. A touch that's gentle, slow, provocative, that builds you up, that makes y... read more
A New York Times BestsellerEssie's life looks idyllic: a loving husband, a beautiful house in a good neighborhood, and a nearby mother who dotes on her grandchildren. But few of Essie's friends know her secret shame: that in a moment of maternal despair, she once wal... read more
The Passage of Love is a moving novel from one of Australia's most beloved authors, two-time winner of the Miles Franklin Award, Alex Miller. Both intimate and epic, Miller's autobiographical novel begins as the story of Robert Crofts, whose father, after serving in W... read more
Discovery. Desire. Deception. A wondrously imagined tale of two female botanists, separated by more than a century, in a race to discover a life-saving flower . . .
In Victorian England, headstrong adventuress Elizabeth takes up her late father's quest for a... read more
At the very end of the Ladies? Frocks Departments, past Cocktail Frocks, there was something very special, something quite, quite wonderful; but it wasn?t for everybody- that was the point. Because there, at the very end, there was a lovely arch, on whi... read more