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  • The Love That I Have

    by James Moloney ...
    'WINTER CALLS FOR A GOOD BOOK, AND WE'VE FOUND ONE TO RIVAL THE BOOK THIEF'-- The Australian Women's WeeklyMargot Baumann has left school to take up her sister's job in the mailroom of a large prison. But this is Germany in 1944, and the prison is Sachsenhausen concentration camp near Berlin.Margot is shielded from the camp's brutality as she has no contact with prisoners. But she does handle ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • House of Secrets

    Raised in hiding in the country and knowing nothing of her mother, Lily has been taught from birth that her existence can only bring shame to her wealthy father. But when she nears her seventeenth birthday, she is finally summoned to her father's house in town…and discovers that everything she thought about herself was wrong.And now she is a prisoner.Locked among all the other mysteries in her ... Read more

    $2.92 AUD

  • The Boy at the Top of the Mountain

    by John Boyne ...
    When Pierrot becomes an orphan, he must leave his home in Paris for a new life with his Aunt Beatrix, a servant in a wealthy household at the top of the German mountains. But this is no ordinary time, for it is 1935 and the Second World War is fast approaching; and this is no ordinary house, for this is the Berghof, the home of Adolf Hitler.Quickly, Pierrot is taken under Hitler's wing, and is ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Shadow and Bone: Now a Netflix Original Series

    Book 1

    by Leigh Bardugo ...
    series The Grisha #1
    See the Grishaverse come to life on screen with Shadow and Bone, now a Netflix original series.Enter the Grishaverse with book one of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy by number one New York Times-bestselling author, Leigh Bardugo. Perfect for fans of Laini Taylor and Sarah J. Maas.**Soldier***.** Summoner. Saint.* Orphaned and expendable, Alina Starkov is a soldier who knows she may not survive her fi. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Ruin and Rising

    Book 3

    by Leigh Bardugo ...
    series The Grisha #3
    See the Grishaverse come to life on screen with Shadow and Bone, now a Netflix original series.Enter the Grishaverse with book three of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy by number one New York Times-bestselling author Leigh Bardugo. Perfect for fans of Laini Taylor and Sarah J. Maas.**Now with a stunning new cover and exclusive bonus material: The Demon in the Wood (a Darkling prequel story) and a Q&A ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Delphi Complete Works of R. D. Blackmore (Illustrated)

    series Delphi Series Nine #4
    One of the most famous English novelists of the latter half of the nineteenth century, R. D. Blackmore won acclaim for his vivid portrayals of the countryside, sharing with Thomas Hardy a Western England background prevalent in many of his works. Blackmore’s masterpiece is ‘Lorna Doone’, a windswept romance with historical characters, set against the backdrop of late seventeenth century Devon, ... Read more

    $4.30 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Mark of the Plague (A Blackthorn Key adventure)

    by Kevin Sands ...
    series The Blackthorn series
    BOILS, BLOOD AND A BURNING FEVER - THE BLACK DEATH HAS RETURNED TO LONDON . . .As the dreaded sickness spreads through the city, striking down rich and poor alike, an unknown man arrives with a miracle cure. But when an assassin threatens the life of the city's new saviour, young apothecary Christopher Rowe and his faithful friend Tom must risk their lives to untangle another dark conspiracy.And ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • A Whisper in Time

    series Whisper Falls #2
    I have never been useless in my life.Rescued from a life of servitude by the boy she loves, Susanna Marsh escapes across two centuries, only to be plunged into a world she’s ill-prepared to face. Unable to work or go to school, Susanna finds herself dependent on others to survive.Immersed in the fun and demands of his senior year of high school, Mark Lewis longs to share his world with the girl ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Once

    series Felix #1
    Once I escaped from an orphanage to find my Mum and Dad.Once I saved a girl called Zelda from a burning house.Once I made a Nazi with toothache laugh.My name is Felix.This is my story.The reference at the end of the book to readers' notes refers to the teachers' notes which can be found at our Education Centre. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Murder Most Unladylike

    by Robin Stevens ...
    series A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery #1
    The first marvellous murder-mystery in the bestselling Murder Most Unladylike series!'Ripping good fun' The Times'Plotting is what sets this book apart; this is about who was where at the time of the murder, and it's about finding the chink in the alibi' Telegraph-----At Deapdean School for Girls, Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong have set up their own detective agency. Bu... ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Now

    series Felix #6
    Set in the current day, this is the final book in the series that began with Once, continued with Then and is... Now. Felix is a grandfather. He has achieved much in his life and is widely admired. He has mostly buried the painful memories of his childhood, but they resurface when his granddaughter Zelda comes to stay with him. Together they face a cataclysmic event armed only with their with ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

    A Harry Potter Hogwarts Library Book

    series Hogwarts Library book #1
    "A glance through Muggle art and literature of the Middle Ages reveals that many of the creatures they now believe to be imaginary were then known to be real."As every fan of the Harry Potter stories knows, the shelves of the Hogwarts Library are home to all sorts of fascinating books. There are three in particular you might have heard mentioned by certain Hogwarts students, and that you can add ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • The Turnkey

    History and mystery wrapped in a thrilling supernatural plot, The Turnkey is perfect for kids aged 9+.Flossie Birdwhistle is the Turnkey at London's Highgate Cemetery. As Turnkey, Flossie must ensure all the souls in the cemetery stay at rest. This is a difficult job at the best of times for a twelve-year-old ghost, but it is World War II and each night enemy bombers hammer London. Even the dead ... Read more

    $14.40 AUD

  • Lady MacBeth's Daughter

    by Lisa Klein ...
    Albia has grown up with no knowledge of her father, the powerful thane Macbeth, and her mother, the grief-stricken Grelach. Instead she knows the dark lure of the Wychelm Wood and the moors, where she's been raised by three strange sisters. When the ambitious Macbeth seeks out the sisters to foretell his fate, Albia's life becomes tangled with that of the man who leaves nothing but bloodshed in ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 (I Survived #11)

    series I Survived #11
    Oscar Starling never wanted to come to Chicago. But then Oscar finds himself not just in the heart of the big city, but in the middle of a terrible fire! No one knows exactly how it began, but one thing is clear: Chicago is like a giant powder keg about to explode.An army of firemen is trying to help, but this fire is a ferocious beast that wants to devour everything in its path, including Oscar! ... Read more

    $5.38 AUD

  • They Came On Viking Ships

    by Jackie French ...
    Can enemy warriors become your friends? A story of adventure in a new landWhen Vikings raid and destroy a small coastal village, Hekja and her dog, Snarf, are captured and taken to Greenland.In this harsh and cold land, Hekja becomes a thrall - a slave - to Freydis Eriksdottir, daughter of the infamous Erik the Red. Hekja's fiery determination earns her the respect of her mistress.But Hekja's ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • My Story: The Great Plague

    series My Story
    A time of horror has come to London. In one terrible summer, more than 15% of its population will perish. As the bubonic plague ravages London's streets, mercilessly plucking up victims and filling the plague pits with corpses, 13-year-old Alice Paynton records the outbreak in her diary. "It seems that in the past week 700 people have died of the plague. So the plague has well and truly come to ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • Playing Beatie Bow

    by Ruth Park ...
    A thrilling adventure story for children and young adults by Park Ruth, Playing Beatie Bow follows Abigail as she suddenly finds herself in the Sydney of a hundred years ago as the result of a scary game. ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Horrible Histories: Terrible Trenches

    by Terry Deary ...
    series Horrible Histories
    From foul food to coping with legions of lice, discover all the dire details of life in the blood and mud of the First World War in Horrible Histories: Terrible Trenches (World Book Day Edition) ... from both sides of the barbed wire. This bestselling title is sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary and Martin Brown fans. ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Schoolmaster's Daughter

    by Jackie French ...
    Drawing on her own family history, this is a story from Jackie French about education in Colonial Australia - and how women once had to fight for their right to it.January 1901Sharks circle a stranded ship as a young girl and her family stagger from the waves ...Rescued by a Pacific Islander boy named Jamie, Hannah's family begin a new life in Port Harris, which at first seems a paradise for the ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Wakestone Hall (Stella Montgomery, #3)

    series Stella Montgomery #3
    THE MAGICAL CONCLUSION TO STELLA MONTGOMERY'S AWARD-WINNING STORY'the perfect conclusion to a wonderfully quirky Victorian fantasy series'-- Pages & PagesStella Montgomery is in disgrace. The Aunts have sent her to Wakestone Hall, a grim boarding school where the disobedient are tamed and the wilful are made meek. But when a friend disappears, Stella is determined to find her -- no matter the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Lost in Babylon (Seven Wonders, Book 2)

    series Seven Wonders #2
    PERCY JACKSON meets ERAGON in the new epic saga from bestseller Peter Lerangis.“A high-octane mix of modern adventure and ancient secrets… I can’t wait to see what’s next” Rick RiordanA week ago Jack McKinley was a normal boy, totally unaware that he had amazing powers – and that he was about to die. A secret organisation saved his life and now, to save the world, Jack must find seven magical ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Somebody Stop Ivy Pocket

    by Caleb Krisp ...
    Illustrated by John Kelly ...
    Ivy is now the beloved daughter of Ezra and Mother Snagbsy, coffin makers, even if she does have to work rather like a maid. Their trade is roaring, and Ivy is as happy as a pig in clover. Especially when she escapes to the library to talk to the devastatingly sympathetic Miss Carnage.But then Ivy guesses that all is not as it seems with her new parents, and discovers that she can pass into the ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • The Dollmaker of Krakow

    by R. M. Romero ...
    A timeless fantasy set in the Second World War that weaves together magic, folklore and history, perfect for fans of The Book Thief, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and Goodnight Mister Tom.One night a little doll named Karolina comes to life in a toyshop in Krakow, Poland, in 1939 and changes the life of the gruff, broken-hearted Dollmaker. And when the darkness of the Nazi occupation sweeps over ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD