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  • The Weaver Fish

    by Robert Edeson

    Help us celebrate the release of the 2012 T.A.G. Hungerford Award winning novel. Buy The Weaver Fish and select a free book club novel from Fremantle Press.

    Cambridge linguist Edvard Tøssentern, presumed dead, reappears after a balloon crash. When he staggers in from a remote swamp, gravely ill and swollen beyond recognition, his colleagues…Read more »

    Price $27.99 Add to cart

  • Creepy & Maud

    by Dianne Touchell

    Hilarious and heartbreaking, Creepy & Maud charts the relationship between two social misfits, played out in the space between their windows.

    Creepy is a boy who watches from the shadows keenly observing and caustically commentating on human folly.

    Maud is less certain. A confused girl with a condition that embarrasses her parents and assures…Read more »

    Price $19.99 Add to cart

  • Prime Cut

    by Alan Carter

    Shortlisted for a 2010 UK Debut Dagger Award and winner of the Ned Kelly Best First Fiction Award, Prime Cut is what crime reviewer Graeme Blundell calls a classily written story with ‘mordant wit and a fine sense of place’.

    Meet Cato Kwong — disgraced cop and ex-poster boy for the police force. Banished to the stock squad after the fallout…Read more »

    Price $22.95 Add to cart

  • What is left over, after

    by Natasha Lester

    ‘[T]his haunting, wise book heralds the arrival of a remarkable Australian talent’ — The Age, Pick of the Week.

    In my defence I can only put forward this disclaimer: I don’t consider myself to be a promiscuous person. Promiscuity implies a degree of carelessness whereas I was very particular about who I slept with.

    When it comes to…Read more »

    Price $22.95 Add to cart

  • Under a Tin-Grey Sari ebook

    by Wayne Ashton

    ‘… a lush, sensual and beautifully written tale of love and heartache. A book to be savoured.’ — The Weekend Australian

    ‘… a stunning book’ — The Age

    Under a Tin-Grey Sari is a sensual love story set in 1967 in the bustling city of Chittagong, East PakistanRead more »

  • Wavelength

    by A.J. Betts

    Oliver’s world has shrunk. It’s all about Year 12 finals. It’s about that magic 80% average he needs to get into uni, get his dream job and get cashed up. If only he can find a quiet place to study – away from the chaos and mess of living with two small kids and his Mum’s booming muffin business.

    A study break in a small coastal town seems…Read more »

    Price $17.95 Add to cart

  • Wavelength ebook

    by A.J. Betts

    Oliver’s world has shrunk. It’s all about Year 12 finals. It’s about that magic 80% average he needs to get into uni, get his dream job and get cashed up. If only he can find a quiet place to study – away from the chaos and mess of living with two small kids and his Mum’s booming muffin business.

    A study break in a small coastal town seems…Read more »

  • Lighthouse Girl paperback edition

    by Dianne Wolfer with illustrations by Brian Simmonds

    ‘Full of evocative illustrations, sepia photographs and news clippings, Wolfer’s book transports. A great one for early and older readers alike,’ — Frances Atkinson, The Sunday Age

    ‘This lovely book is based on the real Faye Howe and her life as a lighthouse keeper’s daughter…Fay’s reflections on her life and her relationship with the far-away…Read more »

    Price $19.95 Add to cart

  • The Last Sky – Book Club Edition

    by Alice Nelson

    This special, book club edition of award-winning author Alice Nelson’s The Last Sky recounts the story of Maya Wise – a young wife alone in Hong Kong.

    The Sydney Morning Herald described Nelson’s language as displaying ‘real lyrical beauty’. The Weekend Australian said the book was ‘partly a haunting and uneasy love story, partly a…Read more »

    Price $24.95 Add to cart

  • The Paperbark Shoe ebook

    by Goldie Goldbloom

    ‘Goldie Goldbloom promises to be one of Australia’s most important and imaginative voices of the future … a masterpiece of characterisation.’ — Good Reading Magazine

    ‘… an assured debut written in beautifully precise language.’ — The Age

    Gin, the albino, marries to escape the confines of an asylum. Toad, a small man who wears…Read more »

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Light Horse Boy shortlisted for Book of the Year

Albany-based author Dianne Wolfer was shortlisted twice today for the 2014 Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book of the Year Awards. Read all about it!