|Awards:||Winner of ABIA Awards - Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2017 (Australia). Short-listed for Indie Book Awards - Best Fiction 2017 (Australia).|
A New York Times BestsellerAn Indie Next PickA New York Times Book Review Editor's ChoiceA rare seventeenth-century painting -- the only known surviving work of a woman who defied the expectations of her time -- links three lives, on three continents, over three centur... read more
'Highly evocative of time and place, this stunning novel explores a triumvirate of fate, choice and consequence, and is worthy of comparison to Tracy Chevalier's Girl with a Pearl Earring and Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch ...A masterly, multilayered story that will dazz... read more
|Author:||Yuval Noah Harari|
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Society of Biology Book Awards: General Biology Book 2015.|
Random house presents the audiobook edition of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari read by Derek Perkins. **Over 1 million copies sold** **The Sunday Times #1 bestseller** FIRE gave us power FARMING made us hungry for more MONEY gave us purp... read more
|Author:||Hetty McKinnon; Luisa Brimble (Photographer)|
|Awards:||Short-listed for ABIA Illustrated Book of the Year 2015.|
Community is all about sharing good food, giving you endless ideas on delicious salads to serve up for your family, friends and neighbours. These simple, sustainable and healthy recipes feature fresh, seasonal produce and inject colour, life and fl... read more
|Series:||The Grey Land|
|Awards:||Shortlisted for "The Bookseller" YA Book Prize 2017.|
Imagine a world where you might disappear any minute, only to find yourself alone in a grey sickly land, with more horrors in it than you would ever wish to know about. And then you hear a horn and you know that whoever lives in this hell has got your scent and the hunt has already begun.Could you survive the Call?
If only they'd said no...What if they hadn't gone? That's the question Clementine can't stop asking herself. It was just an ordinary backyard barbeque on a Sunday afternoon. They didn't know their hosts that well. They were friends of friends. They could so easily have said no. But ... read more
|Awards:||Man Booker Finalist 2015 US National Book Awards Longlist 2015 Baileys Longlist 2016|
Shortlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize 'Astonishing and unsettling ...A masterwork' San Francisco Chronicle 'Announces Yanagihara as a major American novelist' Wall Street Journal Brace yourself for the most astonishing, challenging, upsetting and profoundly moving book in many a season. An epic ab... read more
GHOST EMPIRE is a rare treasure - an utterly captivating blend of the historical and the contemporary, realised by a master storyteller.
In 2014, Richard Fidler and his son Joe made a journey to Istanbul. Fired by Richard's passion for the rich history of the dazzling Byzant... read more
What does it mean to live happily ever after? At dinner parties and over coffee, Rabih and Kirsten's friends always ask them the same question: how did you meet? The answer comes easily - it's a happy story, one they both love to tell. But there is a second part to this story, th... read more
May you, my baby, sleep softly at night, and when dawn lights the world, may you wake up to birdsong.Part poem, part lullaby, this gentle story celebrates a baby's wonder at our beautiful world. From much-loved Australian Children's Laureate Alison Lester comes a timeless book to share and to treasure.
There are four books in this series.
9-12 Years Middle Readers
|Series:||Stella Montgomery Ser.|
|Awards:||2015 Australian Independent Bookseller Awards Category Winner - Childrens & Young Adult|
A stalwart orphan sets out on a spine-tingling adventure in this wildly imaginative and darkly funny Victorian middle grade novel.
High on a cliff above the gloomy Victorian town of Withering-by-Sea stands the Hotel M... read more
Once inseparable, the Michelet sisters were driven apart by war and by the men they married: a German aristocrat who loved his country and a British diplomat working alongside Churchill in the Cabinet War Rooms. Laila Embelton describes the extr... read more