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  • The Downstairs Girl

    the must-read Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick

    by Stacey Lee ...
    A Reese Witherspoon YA Book Club Pick!A New York Times bestselling novel, The Downstairs Girl is a compelling and poignant story following seventeen-year-old Jo Kuan, a Chinese American girl living in segregated 1890s Atlanta.'Everyone needs to read this book' Stephanie Garber, New York Times bestselling author of Caraval'A jewel of a stor... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Murder Most Unladylike

    by Robin Stevens ...
    Book 1 - A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery
    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

  • Henderson's Boys 3-Book Collection

    Books 1-3 in the action-packed spy series

    Book 1007 - Henderson's Boys
    Books 1, 2 and 3 in Robert Muchamore's Henderson's Boys series, the prequel to the bestselling CHERUB seriesThe Escape (Book 1):The very first CHERUB adventure is about to begin ...Summer, 1940.Hitler's army is advancing towards Paris, and millions of French civilians are on the run.Amidst the chaos, two British children are being hunted by German agents.British spy Charles Henderson tries to ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • A Girl Called Justice: The Smugglers' Secret

    Book 2

    Book 2 - A Girl Called Justice
    Justice Jones, super-smart super-sleuth, is back for her second spine-tingling adventure! For fans of Robin Stevens, Katherine Woodfine and Enid Blyton.When Justice returns for spring term at Highbury House, it's not long before murder is back on her mind. Assigned to look after the elderly Mr Arthur in Smugglers' Lodge on the other side of the marshes from school, Justice is initially dismayed. ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Becoming Kirrali Lewis

    by Jane Harrison ...
    Through a pair of ornate wrought-iron gates was one of the oldest universities in the country. Our paths had just intersected. It was 1985 and I, little black duck, was about to embark on a law degree. Set within the explosive cultural shifts of the 1960s and 1980s, Becoming Kirrali Lewis chronicles the journey of a young Aboriginal teenager as she leaves her home town in rural Victoria to take on ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Salt to the Sea

    by Ruta Sepetys ...
    WINNER OF THE CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2017It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stories. Fans of The Book Thief or Helen Dunmore's The Siege will be totally absorbed.This inspirational novel ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Horrible Histories: Wicked Words

    by Terry Deary ...
    series Horrible Histories
    Read about the English language and its horrible history. It includes crazy proverbs, wacky word games and riddles. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Our Australian Girl: The Pearlie Stories

    Illustrated by Lucia Masciullo ...
    series Our Australian Girl: Pearlie
    It's 1941 . . . and the war is changing Pearlie's life every day. Darwin is full of soldiers, there's a spy on the loose, her beloved pets are in danger and people are turning against Pearlie's best friend, Naoko, just because she's Japanese. When everything falls apart, will Pearlie be brave enough to stick up for what's right?Timid, kind and courageous, Pearlie is an unforgettable Australian ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • My Story: Suffragette

    series My Story
    It's 1909. Dollie is swept up in the thrill of the campaign for Votes for Women. Against her guardian's wishes, she marches against Parliament with Emmeline Pankhurst and fellow suffragettes. Things turn violent, women are imprisoned and endanger their lives with hunger strikes. Dollie must decide how far she will go for 'Deeds, not words'... ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • A Girl Called Justice

    Book 1

    Book 1 - A Girl Called Justice
    Missing maids, suspicious teachers and a snow storm to die for... For a fearless girl called Justice Jones, super-smart super-sleuth, it's just the start of a spine-tingling first term at Highbury House Boarding School for the Daughters of Gentlefolk. For fans of Robin Stevens, Katherine Woodfine and Enid Blyton.When Justice's mother dies, her father packs her off to Highbury House Boarding School ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Eagle of the Ninth Chronicles

    The Ninth Legion marched into the mists of northern Britain-and they were never seen again. Four thousand men disappeared and their eagle standard was lost. It's a mystery that's never been solved, until now . . . So begins the story of The Eagle of the Ninth, set against a backdrop of Roman Britain and featuring a young soldier, Marcus Aquila, who sets off into the unknown north to find out what ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The Mighty Miss Malone

    In the Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award–winning Bud, Not Buddy, Bud met a girl named Deza Malone in a Hooverville. This is her story.“We are a family on a journey to a place called wonderful" is the motto of Deza Malone's family. Deza is the smartest girl in her class in Gary, Indiana, singled out by teachers for a special path in life. But the Great Depression has hit Gary hard, and ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Tamburlaine's Elephants

    RUSTI is a Mongol warrior, fighting for the bloodthirsty Tamburlaine, Conqueror of the World. He intends to show the enemy neither fear nor mercy... until he comes face-to-face with his first elephant.KAVI is the elephant's rider. Captured by the terrifying Mongol Horde, he fears for his life. But the boy who takes him prisoner does not kill him. And soon it seems they might almost become ... ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Jake Atlas and the Hunt for the Feathered God

    series Jake Atlas
    TREASURE HUNTER, TOMB ROBBER, TROUBLE MAKERJake Atlas and his family are on the run, hunted by international police while chasing the mysterious People of the Snake to stop them from hiding the secret history of humankind. But when the family’s friend, Sami, is poisoned, the People of the Snake force the Atlases to work for them in exchange for a cure. Their mission: to locate a legendary lost ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • All Fall Down

    A deadly contagion races through England...Isabel and her family have nowhere to run from a disease that has killed half of Europe. When the world she knows and loves ends for ever, her only weapon is courage.The Black Death of 1349 was the deadliest plague in human history. All Fall Down is a powerful and inspiring story of survival in the face of real-life horror. ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Ruin and Rising

    Book 3

    by Leigh Bardugo ...
    Book 3 - The Grisha
    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

  • Shadow and Bone: Now a Netflix Original Series

    Book 1

    by Leigh Bardugo ...
    Book 1 - The Grisha
    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

  • Unbroken in Time (The After Cilmeri Series)

    Book 15 - The After Cilmeri Series
    In 1282, David and his sister Anna crashed through time to save the life of their father, the last Prince of Wales. Thirteen years later, David is a grown man—husband, father, and High King of Britain. He is also the Duke of Aquitaine, a fact which King Philip of France appears to resent.So when Philip summons David to Paris to bend the knee for the right to remain Aquitaine’s duke, David is the ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $14.99 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'll Keep You Close

    A beautifully written novel based on a true story about a young girl who comes to understand why her mother is so fearful and overprotective when her class starts studying the Holocaust.Jeska doesn't know why her mother keeps the curtains drawn so tightly every day. And what exactly is she trying to drown out when she floods the house with Mozart? What are they hiding from?When Jeska's grandmother ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Road to Gundagai

    by Jackie French ...
    Book 3 - The Matilda Saga
    The third title in the Matilda saga, which began with A Waltz for Matilda and followed with The Girl from Snowy River. A true cross-over, that becomes a terrific holiday read for our literary adult market. A page-turning, heart-warming family saga set in the Snowy Mountains during the Depression in the 1930s.Blue Laurence has escaped the prison of her aunt's mansion to join the Magnifico Family ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Horse Diaries #11: Jingle Bells (Horse Diaries Special Edition)

    Illustrated by Ruth Sanderson ...
    Book 11 - Horse Diaries
    A heartwarming Clydesdale chapter book for the holiday season! For all lovers of horses, history, and the holidays, here’s a very special Horse Diaries book.Wisconsin, 1915. Jingle Bells is a strong Clydesdale gelding. He enjoys his work on the farm, pulling the hay wagon in the summer and a sleigh in the winter, and he loves his human friend, Kari. But when Kari’s older brother comes home for ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Ice Monster

    Illustrated by Tony Ross ...
    From No. 1 bestselling children’s author David Walliams comes his biggest and most epic adventure! Illustrated by the artistic genius Tony Ross.This is the story of a ten-year-old orphan and a 10,000-year-old mammoth…Read all about it! Read all about it!ICE MONSTER FOUND IN ARCTIC!When Elsie, an orphan on the streets of Victorian London, hears about the mysterious Ice Monster – a woolly mammoth ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $12.99 AUD