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  • The Weaver Fish

    by Robert Edeson

    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 at the research station are overjoyed. But Edvard’s discovery about a rare giant bird throws them all into the path of an international crime ring.

    The Weaver…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 »

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  • 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.

    British rule is coming to an end and so is Maya’s marriage. She drifts, wandering aimlessly through the crowded city streets. Captivated by an elderly Chinese man and his caged nightingale, she…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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From the Catalogue

My Superhero selection

My Superhero by Chris Owen and Moira Court has been selected for the prestigious 2014 White Raven list by the International Youth Library.

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