Category:

 Contemporary

Awards:Winner of ABIA Australian General Fiction Book of the Year 2015 and ABIA Australian Newcomer of the Year (Debut Writer) 2015.

At seven years old, Millie Bird realises that everything is dying around her. She wasn't to know that after she had recorded twenty-seven assorted creatures in her Book of Dead Things her dad would be a Dead Thing, too. Agatha Pantha is eighty-two and has not left her house since h... read more

Lost and Found
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Category:

 Contemporary

Reading Level:From 14
Awards:awardWinner, NSW Premier's Literary Awards, Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature, 2014 awardWinner, Crystal Kite Member Choice Awards, ANZ, 2014 awardWinner, The Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing, 2012 awardShortlisted, Queensland Literary Awards, Griffith University Young Adult Book Award, 2014 awardShortlisted, West Australian Young Readers’ Book Awards, 2015 awardLonglisted, Gold Inky Award, 2014 awardShortlisted, Dioraphte Prize, Netherlands, 2015 awardShortlisted, Buxtehuder Bulle Award, Germany, 2014

A moving story about love and hope found in the most unexpected of places Mia’s not your typical hospital patient. Her next-door neighbor, Zac, can hear her fighting with her mom and the nurses through their shared wall and he wishes she’d get over herself. But soon they are t... read more

Zac & Mia
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Category:

 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Awards:Winner of Nielsen BookData/ABA Book of the Year Award - Booksellers' Choice 2010. Shortlisted for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2010 and International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2011.

A 2012 Michael L. Printz Honor Book
 
Charlie Bucktin, a bookish thirteen year old, is startled one summer night by an urgent knock on his bedroom window. His visitor is Jasper Jon... read more

Jasper Jones
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Category:

 Contemporary

Awards:Winner of Galaxy National Book Awards: Galaxy New Writer of the Year 2011. Shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Awards: WH Smith Paperback of the Year 2011.

Sarah Winman's bestselling, critically-acclaimed debut novel WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT continues to captivate and enchant readers. 1968. The year Paris takes to the streets. The year Martin Luther King loses his life for a dream. The year Eleanor Maud Portman is born. Young Elly... read more

When God Was a Rabbit
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Awards:Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize Overall Best Book 2009 and ABIA Australian Book of the Year 2009 and ABIA Australian Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2009. Shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Awards: International Author of the Year 2010.

The basis for the NBC event series directed by Lisa Cholodenko and starring Uma Thurman, Peter Sarsgaard, and Zachary Quinto.
 
In this powerful and riveting novel reminiscent of Liane Moriarty's Truly, Madly, Guilty, literary phenomenon Christos Tsiolkas unflinch... read more

The Slap
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THE ORIGINAL TEXT 'Shoot all the Bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a Mockingbird.' Atticus Finch gives this advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of this classic novel - a black man charged with attacking a ... read more

To Kill a Mockingbird
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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Winner of the Miles Franklin Award and recognised as one of the greatest works of Australian literature, Cloudstreetis Tim Winton's sprawling, comic epic about luck and love, fortitude and forgiveness, and the magic of the everyday. 'This is that rare book, a novel of both... read more

Cloudstreet
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Category:

 Contemporary

Awards:Winner of Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2017. One of the New York Times's Ten Best Books of 2017A Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2017 One of the Washington Post's Ten Best Books of 2017An NPR Best Book of 2017 One of Entertainment Weekly's Ten Best Books of 2017 A Bustle Best Book of 2017 A Paste Magazine Best Novel of 2017 A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2017 Winner of the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction One of President Obama's favorite reads of 2017 "The Power is our era's The Handmaid's Tale." --Ron Charles, Washington Post "Novels based on premises like the one at the core of The Power can quickly become little more than thought experiments, but Alderman dodges this trap deftly -- her writing is beautiful, and her intelligence seems almost limitless. She also has a pitch-dark sense of humor that she wields perfectly." --Michael Schaub, NPR A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice An Amazon Best Book of 2017  **WINNER OF THE 2017 BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION**

One of the New York Times's Ten Best Books of 2017A Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2017One of the Washington Post's Ten Best Books of 2017An NPR Best Book of 2017One of Entertainment Weekly's Ten Best Books of 2017A Bustle Best Book of 2017A Paste Magazine Best Novel of 2017A San Fra... read more

The Power
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Category:

 Junior Readers

Series:Polly and Buster Ser.

From Australia's best-selling female author, Sally Rippin, comes Polly and Buster - a brand new junior fiction series about the magic of friendship.    Who ever heard of a witch and a monster being friends? &... read more

The Wayward Witch and the Feelings Monster (Polly and Buster #1)
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 Middle Readers

An extraordinary tale of love, loss, imagination and not really being there, for fans of Roald Dahl and Neil Gaiman. Rudger is Amanda's best friend. He doesn't exist, but nobody's perfect. Only Amanda can see her imaginary friend - until the sinister Mr Bunting arrives at Amanda's... read more

The Imaginary
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Category:

 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Awards:2014 Man Booker Prize short list.

Shortlisted for the 2014 Man Booker PrizeWinner of the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award One of the New York Times Book Review's 100 Notable Books of 2013Named by The Christian Science Monitor as one of the top 15 works of fiction
 
The New Yor... read more

We are All Completely Beside Ourselves
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Category:

 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Awards:LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 

A New York Times Bestselling Author This extraordinary story of botany, exploration and desire, spanning much of the 19th century, follows the fortunes of the brilliant Alma Whittaker (daughter of a bold and charismatic botanical explorer) as she comes into her ... read more

The Signature of All Things
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