The Gone Series (Book 2): Hunger

Welcome back to the FAYZ! This is Book 2 in the series that Stephen King calls a ‘driving, torrential narrative’. An uneasy calm has settled over Perdido Beach. But soon, fear explodes into desperation as food supplies dwindle and starvation sets in. More and more kids are developing strange powers and, just as frighteningly, so […]

The Gone Series (Book 3): Lies

Welcome back to the FAYZ! This is Book 3 in the series that Stephen King calls a ‘driving, torrential narrative’. It happens in one night: a girl who died now walks among the living, Zil and the Human Crew set fire to Perdido Beach, and amid the flames and smoke, Sam sees the figure of […]

The Gone Series (Book 4): Plague

Welcome back to the FAYZ! This is Book 4 in the GONE series that Stephen King calls a ‘driving, torrential narrative’. Disease is spreading through the streets of Perdido Beach: a devastating, hacking cough that makes the sufferers choke their guts up – literally. Across town, Little Pete lies unconscious, struck down by the mysterious […]

Gone

Welcome to the FAYZ! The first book in the bestselling cult YA series that Stephen King calls a ‘driving, torrential narrative’. In the blink of an eye all the adults disappear in a small town in southern California and no one knows why. Cut off from the outside world, those that are left are trapped, […]

With the Falling of the Dusk

History is turning. In only a few short decades, we have come a long way from Francis Fukuyama’s declaration of the ‘end of history’ and the triumph of liberal democracy in 1989. Now, with the inexorable rise and rise of China, the ascendancy of authoritarianism and the retreat of democracy, the world stands at a […]

My Words

I love words!’ says Ava. ‘Words can be tiny, prickly, big, and bright!’ In this delightful romp through one little girl’s discovery of words, readers meet Ava – who asks: What was it like before I had words? Using a bright cheery palette, visual humor (and yes, even a big pile of words climbed by […]

Everything is Under Control

Bake. I bake for others. Belgian waffles, French toast, crêpes, chocolate chip cookies. When I cook, I am calm, I am confident. There is comfort in the logic.’ Chef and award-winning writer Phyllis Grant’s life has been defined by food. First, as a dancer struggling to find her place at Julliard, when banana muffins with […]

The Court of Miracles

Les Misérables meets Six of Crows in this page-turning adventure as a young thief finds herself going head to head with leaders of Paris’s criminal underground in the wake of a failed French Revolution. Liberty 1828 and the citizens of Paris still mourn in the wake of their failed revolution. Among them, in the dark […]

Australia Day

As uncomfortable as it is, we need to reckon with our history. On January 26, no Australian can really look away.’ Since publishing his critically acclaimed, Walkley Award-winning, bestselling memoir Talking to My Country in early 2016, Stan Grant has been crossing the country, talking to huge crowds everywhere about how racism is at the […]