Red can origami

Ava has just landed a job as a reporter in Gubinge, a tiny tropical town in Australia’s north. It’s not long before she’s hooked on the thrill of going hand-to-hand with barramundi, awed by country, and stunned by the pindan sunsets. But Gubinge has a way of getting under the […]

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Beyond the storm

Anna Feldman is born in Vienna just as war breaks out; war will come to shape her entire life. But as Anna moves from Austria to Palestine, England to Germany, one thing will remain a constant: the weight of the secret she keeps. This is the story of Anna, the […]

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Dead astronauts

Under the watchful eye of The Company, three characters — Grayson, Morse and Chen — shapeshifters, amorphous, part human, part extensions of the landscape, make their way through forces that would consume them. A blue fox, a giant fish and language stretched to the limit. A messianic blue fox who […]

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Evie’s little black book

Is hunting down every man you’ve kissed the answer to finding Mr Right? When Evie is invited to the wedding of the guy she’d fancied throughout her teens, it’s the final straw. What’s wrong with her and why can’t she keep a man? In between consoling herself with ice cream […]

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Great Australian sporting stories

Australia enjoys a rich sporting heritage. Our small population has yielded a disproportionate number of champions. These sports stars have become known worldwide as fierce combatants and honourable competitors, achieving soaring victories, but also heart-pounding near-wins and humbling defeats. Veteran Australian sports journalists Ian Heads and Norman Tasker have seen […]

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Legacy of ash

A shadow has fallen over the Tressian Republic. While the armies of the Hadari Empire invade the borderlands, the Republic’s noble families plot against each other, divided by personal ambition. But as Tressia falls, heroes rise. Viktor Akadra is the Republic’s champion and conqueror of the rebellious south. A warrior […]

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The boy who felt too much

Kai is different. Kai, the doctors will eventually realise, is autistic. Of course, like everyone on the spectrum, Kai isn’t just autistic – he’s so much more than that. Kai is Kai. Doctors used to find one case of autism among every five thousand people. Today, according to a study […]

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The year we fell from space

Liberty Johansen is going to change the way we look at the night sky. Most people see the old constellations, the things they’ve been told to see. But Liberty sees new patterns, pictures, and possibilities. She’s an exception. Some other exceptions: Her dad, who gave her the stars. Who moved […]

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Twenty-one truths about love

1. Daniel Mayrock loves his wife Jill…more than anything. 2. Dan quit his job and opened a bookshop. 3. Jill is ready to have a baby. 4. Dan is scared; the bookshop isn’t doing well. Financial crisis is imminent. 5. Dan hasn’t told Jill about their financial trouble. He’s ashamed. […]

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The Taylor turbochaser

The Taylor TurboChaser is a road-trip rollercoaster… with a twist. At its heart is the unforgettable Amy Taylor. Amy loves cars, and dreams of being a driver. But there’s a major catch: her slow old wheelchair with its broken wheel. When Amy finally gets a new electric one, it’s exciting… […]

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