Red Hood

A dark, engrossing, blood-drenched tale of the familiar threats to female power – and one girl’s journey to regain it. ‘You are alone in the woods, seen only by the unblinking yellow moon. Your hands are empty. You are nearly naked. And the wolf is angry.’ Since her grandmother became her caretaker when she was […]

Love Stories

Trent Dalton, Australia’s best-loved writer, goes out into the world and asks a simple, direct question: ‘Can you please tell me a love story?’ Trent Dalton, award-winning, bestselling writer and one of Australia’s finest journalists, goes out into the world to ask for its very best love stories. There’ll be stories, observations and reflections on […]

The Fossil Hunter

A fossil discovered at London’s Natural History Museum leads one woman back in time to nineteenth century Australia and a world of scientific discovery and dark secrets in this compelling historical mystery. Wollombi, The Hunter Valley 1847 The last thing Mellie Vale remembers before the fever takes her is running through the bush as a […]

Writing in the Sand

The epic story of legendary band Yothu Yindi and ‘Treaty’, the song that gave voice to a movement. WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY YALMAY YUNUPINGU Words are easy, words are cheap / Much cheaper than our priceless land / But promises can disappear / Just like writing in the sand – From Yothu Yindi’s 1992 ARIA […]

Femlandia

The explosive new thriller from the bestselling author of VOX and Q. JOIN THE SISTERHOOD The United States has sunk into total collapse. Men in positions of power have wrecked the economy and left women to suffer and pick up the pieces. Miranda Reynolds has lost her husband, her job and her home. There’s only […]

Soldiers: Great Stories of War and Peace

From bestselling author Max Hastings, a collection of the most extraordinary stories of war, courage, tragedy, strategy and survival. Soldiers is a collection of the very best stories about soldiers, brought together by the award-winning, bestselling historian Max Hastings. In his almost sixty years of military study and his work in the midst of modern […]

Lean Your Loneliness Slowly Against Mine

A remarkable and heartbreaking debut novel with the lyrical beauty and emotional resonance of By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept and the thematic complexity of Asymmetry, that combines fractal mathematics and classical music to explore the infinitely complex patterns of love and the thin border between great passion and great loneliness. Rakel […]

Lawson

The extraordinary rise, devastating fall and enduring legacy of an Australian icon. Henry Lawson captured the heart and soul of Australia and its people with greater clarity and truth than any writer before him. Born on the goldfields in 1867, he became the voice of ordinary Australians, recording the hopes, dreams and struggles of bush […]

The Colour of Dragons

Powerhouse adult fantasy author R. A. Salvatore and Erika Lewis deliver a sweeping, action-packed, romantic pre-Arthurian tale of the origins of magic (and Merlin), perfect for fans of Falling Kingdoms and Seraphina. Magic needs a spark. And Maggie’s powers are especially fickle. With no one to help her learn to control her magic, the life […]