'There are moments when Frances Whiting writes about family dynamics and relationships where you wonder if the woman has a hidden camera set up inside your soul. On a single page she'll tickle your ribs with three laugh-out-loud gags then punch your gut with some deep o... read more
From the bestselling author of The Girl from Munich, a sweeping, dramatic tale of love and identity, inspired by a true story After enduring the horror of Nazi Germany and the chaos of postwar occupation, Lotte Drescher and her family arrive in Australia in 1956 full of hope fo... read more
From one of Granta's Best Young British Novelists, an emotionally powerful, award-winning novel about an outsider haunted by an inescapable past.
Jake Whyte has retreated to a remote farmhouse on a craggy British island, a place of ceaseless rains and batt... read more
He's just and only a boy. It's 1975. Blue Black is a clever young so and so, who's won a scholarship to an exclusive boarding school. His family is from the bush town of Pentimento, and his father earns his living logging the local trees while his mother looks after th... read more
|Reading Level:||very good|
|Awards:||Winner of Davitt Awards Adult Fiction 2015. Short-listed for ABIA General Fiction Book of the Year 2015.|
The no 1. New York Times bestseller from the author of The Husband's Secret and new novel Nine Perfect Strangers.NOW AN EMMY AWARD WINNING HBO TELEVISION SERIES STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON & NICOLE KIDMANParents behaving badly ... a tragic accident ... or murder? What... read more
Celebrating 25 years as Australia's Favourite Storyteller, Di Morrissey's latest novel is a tribute to the real Australia she knows so well.
Love, sex, death, family, friendship, betrayal, tenderness, sacrifice and revelation.....This incendiary collection of stories from acclaimed bestselling international writer Christos Tsiolkas takes you deep into worlds both strange and familiar, and characters that will never let ... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted in the 2018 People's Choice Awards Qld Premier's Literary Awards|
Winner of the 2018 The Australian/Vogel's Literary Award Even before I knew anything about Granddad Les, Wally and me sometimes dared each other to see how close to the knackery we could get. It was way out in the bottom paddock, and Dad had banned us from going... read more
A BOOK WE LOVED: Winner of the 2018 Australian/Vogel Literary Award this is a compelling story about the legacy of violence and the brutal strength of family loyalty. Set in a small remote community in the suffocating heat of an Australian summer, 10 year old Cu... read more