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People and Places, Fiction

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  • Aristotle and Dante Dive Into the Waters of the World

    The highly anticipated sequel to the multi-award-winning international bestseller Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

    The highly anticipated sequel to the beloved cult classic about family, friendship and first love, from award-winning author Benjamin Alire Sáenz. This lyrical novel will enrapture readers of John Green, Love, Simon and Call me by your Name.A love story like no other.In Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, two boys fell in love. Now they must discover what it means to stay in ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Castle Hill Rebellion

    series My Australian Story
    Do we count you in?’ When Joe is reluctantly dragged into a deadly plot by rebellious convicts at the Castle Hill prison farm on the outskirts of Sydney Town, he quickly realises it does not pay to be their enemy. He has been quietly working out his sentence as a shepherd boy, in the company of his friends, Pat and Kittwho has set her eye on Joshua Holt, son of the heroic General of Wicklow. But ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • The Big Wave

    by Pearl S. Buck ...
    The author of The Good Earth tells a poignant story about two boys whose friendship and courage help them survive an overwhelming tragedyOn a mountainside in Japan, two boys enjoy a humble life governed by age-old customs. Jiya belongs to a family of fishermen; his best friend, Kino, farms rice. But when a neighboring volcano erupts and a tidal wave swallows their village—including Jiya’s family ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Cloudburst

    A Jack Courtney Adventure

    by Wilbur Smith ...
    series Jack Courtney Adventures
    Brand new Wilbur Smith series for readers of 10+ - starring fourteen-year-old Jack Courtney.Jack Courtney has lived in the UK his whole life. But this summer his parents are travelling to the Democratic Republic of the Congo for a gorilla conference, and they've promised to take Jack and his friends with them.When his parents go missing in the rainforest, abducted by mercenaries, nobody seems to ... Read more

    $8.79 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

  • Thunderbolt

    A Jack Courtney Adventure

    by Wilbur Smith ...
    series Jack Courtney Adventures
    Second in a brand new action adventure series starring 14-year-old Jack Courtney - a hero to rival Alex Rider - from worldwide bestselling author Wilbur Smith.Jack and his friends Amelia and Xander are in Zanzibar diving for lost treasure to support Jack's mother's coral protection project. Going further than usual on their last day, their dive boat is lured into a trap and captured by Somali ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • Perfect Chemistry

    From the New York Times bestselling author Simone Elkeles comes an epic love story like no other . . . First in the gripping PERFECT CHEMISTRY series, this is the next addictive read for fans of Anna Todd's AFTER series, and Caroline Kepnes's YOU.When Brittany Ellis walks into chemistry class on the first day of senior year, she has no clue that her carefully created 'perfect' life is about to ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • Tom Appleby, Convict Boy

    by Jackie French ...
    A story of transportation and life in a new world from Australia's Children's LaureateAt the tender age of eight, chimney sweep Tom Appleby is convicted of stealing and sentenced to deportation to Botany Bay. As one of the members of the First Fleet, he arrives in a country that seemingly has little to offer - or little that the English are used to, anyway.Luckily, not long after tom's arrival in ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Rules of Attraction

    From the New York Times bestselling author Simone Elkeles comes an epic love story like no other . . . The second book in the gripping PERFECT CHEMISTRY series, this is the next addictive read for fans of Anna Todd's AFTER series, and Caroline Kepnes's YOU.Carlos Fuentes isn't happy about leaving Mexico to start the 'new' life his older brother, Alex, has planned for him. Carlos liked his freedom; ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Chain Reaction

    From the New York Times bestselling author Simone Elkeles comes an epic love story like no other . . . This is the final installment in the gripping PERFECT CHEMISTRY trilogy, and the next addictive read for fans of Anna Todd's AFTER series, and Caroline Kepnes's YOU.Like his brothers, Luis Fuentes is a risk taker; whether he's scaling the Rocky Mountains or dreaming of a future as an astronaut, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Isla and the Happily Ever After

    series Anna and the French Kiss
    Hopeless romantic Isla has had a crush on brooding artist Josh since their first year at the School of America in Paris. And, after a chance encounter in Manhattan over the summer break, romance might be closer than Isla imagined. But as they begin their senior year back in France, Isla and Josh are forced to face uncertainty about their futures, and the very real possibility of being apart. Set ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD $7.91 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

  • Maya & Filippo Show Aloha

    Free Books for Kids Ages 4-8

    "An engaging book to entertain and educate young readers about the Hawaiian lifestyle and culture." - 5 stars from Readers' FavoriteHave you ever been to Hawaii? Let Maya & Filippo show you around! Learn important facts about the islands’ geography and history. Discover the culture of Hawaii with its lei, ukeleles and hula dance. But there’s more. Learn how to live the spirit of Aloha with Maya & ... Read more

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  • What If It's Us

    **From INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING authors Adam Silvera (They Both Die At The End) and Becky Albertalli (Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda) comes a long-awaited collaboration about two very different boys who can't decide if the universe is pushing them together or pulling them apart.Soon to be a feature film, adapted by the creator of 13 Reasons Why!**Meet Arthur and Ben.ARTHUR is only in New York ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Lenny's Book of Everything

    by Karen Foxlee ...
    WINNER: 2020 NSW Premier's Literary Awards, Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's LiteratureWINNER: 2019 QLD Literary Awards, Griffith University Young Adult Book AwardHONOUR BOOK: 2019 CBCA Book of the Year, Older ReadersSHORT-LISTED: 2019 Prime Minister's Literary Award, Young Adult FictionNOMINATED: 2020 CILIP Carnegie MedalLenny, small and sharp, has a younger brother Davey who won't stop ... Read more

    $12.42 AUD

  • The Bone Sparrow

    by Zana Fraillon ...
    2017 ABIA Book of the Year for Older ChildrenWinner, Readings Young Adult Book Prize 2017CBCA Honour Book 2017 - Older ReadersShortlisted for the 2017 Prime Minister's Literary AwardsShortlisted fo****r the 2017 Queensland Literary AwardsShortlisted for the 2017 Victorian Premier's Literary AwardsShortlisted for The Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2016</s... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Legendborn

    TikTok made me buy it! The New York Times bestseller

    by Tracy Deonn ...
    series The Legendborn Cycle
    SOME LEGACIES ARE MEANT TO BE BROKEN."I love the feeling of a magical world existing just beneath the surface of our own and this story gave me everything I wanted: incredible characters, ancient lore and secret societies – all grounded in our very real, very flawed world . . ." –Leigh Bardugo, author of Shadow and BoneAn explosive fantasy debut that is taking TikTok by storm. Perfect for fans of ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Pharaoh

    by Jackie French ...
    Shortlisted CBC Book of the Year (Older Readers), ACT Book of the Year, and YABBA.The people call Prince Narmer 'the Golden One' Handsome and talented, he is destined to be King of Thinis, the greatest town in Egypt and, for Narmer, the centre of the world.Then a devastating accident forces him to give up his right to the throne and sends him journeying across the ancient Middle East with the ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library

    A New York Times BestsellerKyle Keeley is the class clown, popular with most kids, (if not the teachers), and an ardent fan of all games: board games, word games, and particularly video games. His hero, Luigi Lemoncello, the most notorious and creative gamemaker in the world, just so happens to be the genius behind the building of the new town library.Lucky Kyle wins a coveted spot to be one of ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

    by Judith Kerr ...
    This semi-autobiographical classic, written by the beloved Judith Kerr, tells the story of a Jewish family escaping Germany in the days before the Second World War.This beautiful new edition celebrates the fifty year anniversary of an adventure that Michael Morpurgo called “The most life-enhancing book you could ever wish to read.”Suppose your country began to change. Suppose that without your ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Refuge

    by Jackie French ...
    Brilliant in construct, compelling and extraordinarily moving, this is a book that speaks to each of us and reminds us that while we mightn't be refugees, we are all newcomers to this country and that everyone has a story worth hearing.When a boat carrying a group of asylum seekers is sunk by a freak wave, Faris wakes from the shipwreck in an Australia he's always dreamed of. There are kangaroos ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Facing the Flame (The Matilda Saga, #7)

    by Jackie French ...
    series The Matilda Saga #7
    'GRIPPING, EMOTIONAL AND MOVING'-- New IdeaThere have been fires before, but not like this.In 1978, as the hot wind howls and the grass dries, all who live at Gibber's Creek know their land can burn. But when you love your land, you fight for it.For Jed Kelly, an even more menacing danger looms: a man from her past determined to destroy her. Finding herself alone, trapped and desperate to save her ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Scat

    by Carl Hiaasen ...
    From Newbery Honoree Carl Hiaasen comes this New York Times bestseller in which an eccentric eco-avenger, a stuffed rat named Chelsea, a wannabe Texas oilman, and an angry panther can't stop two kids on a mission to find their missing teacher!When Mrs Starch, the most feared biology teacher in Florida, goes missing during a school trip to the Black Vine Swamp, her class is secretly relieved.The ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Red Dirt Diaries (Red Dirt Diaries, #1)

    series Red Dirt Diaries #1
    Award-winning Australian author Katrina Nannestad's much-loved Red Dirt Diaries series, now with amazing new covers!Blue Weston's life is spiralling out of control.Her parents are sending her to boarding school next year.Her mad twin brothers are building pig chariots in the back shed.Her best friend has been abducted by zombies and replaced with a boy-crazy tween.An... ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD