The Nobleman’s Guide to Scandal and Shipwrecks

Return to the enchanting world of the Montague siblings in the finale to the New York Times bestselling and Stonewall Honor-winning series, featuring a teenage Adrian Montague as he desperately seeks the now adult Monty and Felicity — the older siblings he never knew he had. Adrian Montague has a bright future. The sole heir […]

Archives of the Invisible Sword (Book 3): The King of Koraha

Shyla fears for her life when the King unexpectedly summons her, but the true reason proves to be even more terrifying… The nail-biting finale of the award-winning fantasy series by New York Times bestselling author Maria V. Snyder. ‘You can join me or you can die.’ Hard on the heels of trouble in Zirdai city, […]

Turning Point

When being yourself isn’t good enough, who should you be? Told in dual perspectives, this provocative and timely novel for middle-school readers by Paula Chase, the acclaimed author of So Done and Dough Boys, will resonate with fans of Jason Reynolds, Rebecca Stead, and Renée Watson. Best friends Rasheeda and Monique are both good girls. […]

Circus Maximus

Circus Maximus, the greatest sporting stage of the ancient Roman world, where the best horses and charioteers compete in a race to the death, and one girl dreams of glory. Ben Hur meets National Velvet in the ultimate 9-12 adventure story by debut children’s author, Annelise Gray. Twelve-year-old Dido dreams of becoming the first female […]

Aveline Jones (Book 2): The Bewitching of Aveline Jones

Turn on your torches and join Aveline Jones! Aveline is thrilled when she discovers that the holiday cottage her mum has rented for the summer is beside a stone circle. Thousands of years old, the local villagers refer to the ancient structure as the Witch Stones, and Aveline cannot wait to learn more about them. […]

Warriors: The Broken Code (Book 4): Darkness Within

The bestselling Warriors series continues! Discover more epic adventures in the fourth book in the action-packed Broken Code story arc. Exiled after a battle that left all five Clans devastated, ThunderClan’s loyal deputy, Squirrelflight, must bring to light an earth-shattering truth: the identity of the cat ruling ThunderClan while wearing Bramblestar’s face. While the fate […]

A Human History of Emotion

A sweeping exploration of the ways in which emotions shaped the course of human history, and how our experience and understanding of emotions have evolved along with us. We humans like to think of ourselves as rational creatures, who, as a species, have relied on calculation and intellect to survive. But many of the most […]

Blood, Sweat and Steel

Soldier, champion, great Australian – an extraordinary story of triumph over tragedy. In 2012, combat engineer Curtis McGrath was serving in the Australian army in Afghanistan when, in the line of duty, he stepped on a mine. Instantly, both his legs were blown off. Still conscious but aware that he would bleed out and die […]

Books That Made Us

A cultural history of Australia told through our fiction. Australia’s novels lie at the heart of the country. Capturing everyday lives and exceptional dreams, they have held up a mirror to the nation, reflecting the good and the bad. In this companion book to the ABC TV series, Carl Reinecke looks at the history of […]