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Boy Swallows Universe

by Trent Dalton

An utterly wonderful debut novel of love, crime, magic, fate and a boy’s coming of age, set in 1980s Australia and infused with the originality, charm, pathos, and heart of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close...


No More Boats

by Felicity Castagna

A finalist for the Miles Franklin Literary Award in 2018, No More Boats is not only a riveting story of a modern family it directly addresses issues that many nations around the world are grappling with as never...


Surviving Hal

by Penny Flanagan

Mothers-in-law are famous for being difficult but when Nell marries Andy it’s her father-in-law, Hal, who is the problem. A corrosive force in his own family, Hal is a truly ugly Australian who spreads his...


Hang Him When He Is Not There

by Nicholas John Turner

"I woke up with a new face, which is to say as another person..."

New Year's Eve, 1989. In a residential care home in Adelaide, South Australia, an incapacitated old man dies in troubling circumstances as fireworks...


Francis Plug

by Paul Ewen

FRANCIS PLUG is back. The lovable misfit is now adjusting to life as a newly published author. Interviews and publicity are coming his way, not to mention considerable acclaim. But Francis can’t understand...


The Wish Child

by Catherine Chidgey

“ A tour de force, a work of art, an insightful commentary on the horrors and pointlessness of war and violence, a love story . . . so beautifully written that it hurts . . . Gripping from start to finish...


The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

by Holly Ringland

Winner, ABIA General Fiction Book of the Year

An enchanting and captivating novel about how our untold stories haunt us — and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive.

After her family suffers a tragedy,...


The Locksmith's Daughter

by Karen Brooks

From acclaimed author Karen Brooks comes this intriguing novel rich in historical detail and drama as it tells the unforgettable story of Queen Elizabeth's daring, ruthless spymaster and his female protégée....


All Day at the Movies

by Fiona Kidman

The choices of the past echo through the generations in this moving New Zealand saga tracing the lives of the Sandle family, first encountered in Kidman’s Songs from the Violet Café

When war widow Irene Sandle...


The Life to Come

Miles Franklin Award 2018

by Michelle de Kretser

  • de Kretser is a master of immersive detail; she tells her story as much through a series of intimately recalled, gorgeously memorable images as she does her charming cast of characters
  • The Life to Come weaves...

  • Salt Creek

    by Lucy Treloar

    A story of love, duty, hardship and intolerance told by a strong woman in 1850s colonial Australia. A part of me will always live at Salt Creek though it is on the far side of the world... Hester Finch's comfortable...


    A Loving, Faithful Animal

    by Josephine Rowe

    Market

  • Smart, literary-inclined readers who voraciously read and recommend books
  • Book clubs, particularly those focused on family relationships, travel, and Australian history
  • Groups or organizations centered...

  • See What I Have Done

    by Sarah Schmidt

    Lizzie Borden took an axe

    And gave her mother forty whacks.

    When she saw what she had done,

    She gave her father forty-one.

    Or did she?

    In this riveting debut novel, See What I Have Done, Sarah Schmidt recasts one...


    The Blood Within The Stone

    The Wraith Cycle #1

    by T. R. Thompson

    A shadow is spreading across the land. Fear will be your downfall.

    When the Prefects of Redmondis discover that their quick minds and quicker fingers hide secret potential, young thieves Wilt and Higgs find themselves...


    The Waiting Room

    by Leah Kaminsky

    The Waiting Room is both haunted, and haunting.”—Geraldine Brooks, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of March

    The Waiting Room unfolds over the course of a single, life-changing day, but the story it tells...


    Black Jade

    by Kylie Chan

    From the international bestselling author of The Dark Heavens and Journey to Wudang series..

    The Heavenly defenses struggle to hold against the combined might of the Eastern and Western demon hordes. The God...


    A Shattered Empire

    Sorcery Ascendant Sequence #3

    by Mitchell Hogan

    In Mitchell Hogan's gritty and breathtaking conclusion to the Sorcery Ascendant Sequence—the award-winning fantasy series that started with A Crucible of Souls and Blood of Innocents—a young sorcerer must...


    Nine Island

    by Jane Alison

    “Nine Island is a crackling incantation, brittle and brilliant and hot and sad and full of sideways humor that devastates and illuminates all at once.” —Lauren Groff, author of Fates and Furies

    Nine Island...


    The Garden Party

    by Katherine Mansfield

    Introduction by Colm Tóibín

    In fifteen funny, colorful, poignant and mysterious stories, the irreverent modernist Katherine Mansfield, a friend and contemporary of D. H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf, examines...


    Fever City

    by Tim Baker

    2017 Shamus Award Finalist

    If you took James Ellroy at his most imaginative and Oliver Stone at his most conspiratorial, and mixed them up in a supersized martini shaker, you would produce the vivid writing,...