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  • An Ember in the Ashes (Ember Quartet, Book 1)

    by Sabaa Tahir ...
    series Ember Quartet #1
    ‘Tahir spins a captivating, heart-pounding fantasy’ – Us WeeklyRead the explosive New York Times bestselling debut that’s captivated readers worldwide. Set to be a major motion picture, An Ember in the Ashes is the book everyone is talking about.What if you were the spark that could ignite a revolution?For years Laia has lived in fear. Fear of the Empire, fear of the Martials, fear of truly living ... Read more

    $9.99 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

  • A Reaper at the Gates (Ember Quartet, Book 3)

    by Sabaa Tahir ...
    series Ember Quartet #3
    The highly anticipated third book in Sabaa Tahir's New York Times bestselling Ember Quartet.Beyond the Empire and within it, the threat of war looms ever larger.The Blood Shrike, Helene Aquilla, is assailed on all sides. Emperor Marcus, haunted by his past, grows increasingly unstable, while the Commandant capitalizes on his madness to bolster her own power. As Helene searches for a way to hold ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $13.99 AUD

  • A Sky Beyond the Storm (Ember Quartet, Book 4)

    by Sabaa Tahir ...
    series Ember Quartet #4
    Prepare for the jaw-dropping finale of Sabaa Tahir's beloved New York Times bestselling An Ember in the Ashes fantasy series, and discover: Who will survive the storm?Picking up just a few months after A Reaper at the Gates left off…The long-imprisoned jinn are on the attack, wreaking bloody havoc in villages and cities alike. But for the Nightbringer, vengeance on his human foes is just the ... Read more

    $12.99 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

  • Henderson's Boys 3-Book Collection

    Books 1-3 in the action-packed spy series

    series Henderson's Boys #1007
    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

  • 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

  • Mistletoe and Murder

    by Robin Stevens ...
    series A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery #5
    The fabulously festive fifth mystery from the bestselling, award-winning author of Murder Most Unladylike.Nancy Drew meets the Chalet School in this clever crime novel set in the 1930s. Robin Stevens' period detail, strong characters and meticulous plotting come together in a satisfying story (Scotsman)Festive, fun and full of mystery (Country Life)-----It's Christmas, the ... ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Pride and Premeditation

    by Tirzah Price ...
    series Jane Austen Murder Mysteries #1
    Perfect for fans of the Lady Janies and Stalking Jack the Ripper, the first book in the Jane Austen Murder Mysteries series is a clever retelling of Pride and Prejudice that reimagines the iconic settings, characters, and romances in a thrilling and high-stakes whodunit.When a scandalous murder shocks London high society, seventeen-year-old aspiring lawyer Lizzie Bennet seizes the opportunity to ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Anca's Story

    a novel of the Holocaust

    by Mark Williams ...
    Three young children smuggle themselves into Auschwitz in search of their mothers.*"Probably the most powerful ending to a book I have ever read.”*“I haven't been so emotionally affected by a book before in all the years I have been reading.”*“Harrowing and gripping. This novel was so different from every other I've read about the Holocaust.”  To AncaThis book is dedicated to ... ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Siege and Storm

    Book 2

    by Leigh Bardugo ...
    series The Grisha #2
    See the Grishaverse come to life on screen with Shadow and Bone, now a Netflix original series.Enter the Grishaverse with book two 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: Nikolai Lantsov character ar... ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Gods, Titans and Monsters

    A Mythological Fantasy Box Set

    Tales of the ancient Greek world—populated by monsters, gods and mortals—have been with us for millennia. But you’ve never heard these mythological tales told quite like this.In this collection you will find the familiar woven into the unexpected as the myths of Medusa, Prometheus and the Muse Calliope are retold in fresh, bold ways.In Soul of Stone, Panacea—a young Amazon warrior with a talent ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Footsteps in Time (The After Cilmeri Series)

    series The After Cilmeri Series #1
    Join the adventure as Anna and David are catapulted back in time to save the medieval kingdom of Wales ...Anna is driving her aunt's minivan with her brother, David, when she crashes through time and finds herself in the middle of an ambush of Llywelyn, the last Prince of Wales. It is December 1282, and the English have attacked, hoping to eliminate the Welsh rebels forever. Instead, the siblings ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Bard's Daughter (A Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery)

    series The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries #0.5
    The Bard’s Daughter is prequel novella to the Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries:As a bard’s daughter, Gwen has spent her life traveling from castle to castle and village to village with her family, following the music. In the winter of 1141, Gwen’s family is contracted to provide the entertainment for the coming-of-age celebration of Lord Cadfael’s son. But before the celebration can begin, Gwen’s ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • The Grapes of Wrath

    Set during the Great Depression, the novel focuses on the Joads, a poor family of tenant farmers driven from their Oklahoma home by drought, economic hardship, agricultural industry changes, and bank foreclosures forcing tenant farmers out of work. ... Read more

    $2.81 AUD

  • Resist: A Story of D-Day

    by Alan Gratz ...
    In Allies, Alan Gratz's thrilling novel of D-Day, we met Samira, a young girl who is part of the underground French resistance during World War II. Samira cracks codes and trades secrets in order to sabotage the Nazis' plans.In Resist, we delve deeper into Samira's story. Here, we follow Samira as she journeys through the Nazi-occupied French countryside, on a daring rescue mission to find her ... Read more

    $3.41 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

  • The First Four Years

    Illustrated by Garth Williams ...
    series Little House #9
    The ninth and final book in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s treasured Little House series—now available as an ebook! This digital version features Garth Williams’s classic illustrations, which appear in vibrant full color on a full-color device and in rich black-and-white on all other devices.Laura Ingalls Wilder is beginning life with her new husband, Almanzo, in their own little house. Laura is a young ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Captain Cook's Apprentice

    by Anthony Hill ...
    'What are they saying?' Isaac asked Taiata.'They are calling us tupua*. . . goblins and demons.'*'And what else?''They say they will come back and kill us all.'When young Isaac Manley sailed on the Endeavour from England in 1768, no one on board knew if a mysterious southern continent existed in the vast Pacific Ocean. It would be a voyage full of uncertainties and terrors.During the course of the ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Prisoner of Night and Fog

    A heart-breaking story of courage during one of history's darkest hours

    by Anne Blankman ...
    An ordinary girl faces an extraordinary choice in this gripping, coming-of-age tale of secrets and courage set in Nazi Germany, perfect for readers who enjoyed The Book Thief and Beneath a Scarlet Sky.'**'It's terrifying and incredible to think how much of this story is true' Elizabeth Wein, author of Code Name VerityMunich, 1931. Gretchen Muller has been cherished and protected by Adolf Hitler ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Mortal Heart

    series His Fair Assassin
    Annith has watched her gifted sisters at the convent come and go, carrying out their dark dealings in the name of St. Mortain, patiently awaiting her own turn to serve Death. But her worst fears are realized when she discovers she is being groomed by the abbess as a Seeress, to be forever sequestered in the rock and stone womb of the convent. Feeling sorely betrayed, Annith decides to strike out ... Read more

    $17.26 AUD

  • Mieko and the Fifth Treasure

    by Eleanor Coerr ...
    When the bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Mieko's nearby village was turned into ruins, and her hand was badly injured. Mieko loves to do calligraphy more than anything, but now she can barely hold a paintbrush. And she feels as if she has lost something that she can't paint without-the legendary fifth treasure, beauty in the heart. Then she is sent to live with her grandparents and must go to a new ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD

  • When The World Was Ours

    A book about finding hope in the darkest of times

    by Liz Kessler ...
    ONE MOMENT CAN CHANGE A LIFE FOREVER.‘An exceptional read’ The Sunday Times‘Vital glimmers of hope enlighten this profoundly poignant book’ **GuardianA powerful and heart-breaking novel about three childhood friends living during the Second World War whose fates are closely intertwined, even when their lives take very different courses. Inspired by a true story, this is the perfect read for fans ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944 (I Survived #9)

    series I Survived #9
    In a Jewish ghetto, Max Rosen and his sister Zena struggle to live after their father is taken away by the Nazis. With barely enough food to survive, the siblings make a daring escape from Nazi soldiers into the nearby forest.Max and Zena are brought to a safe camp by Jewish resistance fighters. But soon, bombs are falling all around them. Can Max and Zena survive the fallout of the Nazi invasion? ... Read more

    $5.16 AUD