Category:

 Fiction Literature

Reading Level:very good

A compelling and poignant search for identity through perfume. Granny Seren told me I had a natural talent for perfume making, and I believed her because she seemed to know what she was talking about and she never lied. It was Seren who introduced me to the idea of a signature scent... read more

Scented

Category:

 Fiction Thriller

Reading Level:1 Fiction

'Martin Cruz Smith makes tension rise through the page like a shark's fin' Independent 
'One of those writers that anyone who is serious about their craft views with respect bordering on awe' Val McDermid
Journalist Tatiana Petrovna has ... read more

The Siberian Dilemma

Limited hardback gift edition of the bestselling novel that has taken Australia, and the world, by storm. Winner of the 2019 Indie Book Award. 'Without exaggeration, the best Australian novel I have read in more than a decade' Sydney Morning H... read more

Boy Swallows Universe (Limited Gift Edition)

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Reading Level:1 Fiction

From the author of the number one international bestseller The History of Bees, a captivating new novel about the threat of a worldwide water shortage as seen through the eyes of a father and daughter.
In 2019, seventy-year-old Signe sets out on a hazard... read more

The End of the Ocean

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Reading Level:1 Fiction

GERALDINE BROOKS:
"I loved “Commonwealth” and I love this one even more.  Patchett has an Austen-esque gift for capturing the cadences of family life, especially in families that have been riven, sheered apart and flung off into new orbits. She&rs... read more

The Dutch House

From the best-selling author of Divergent and Carve the Mark comes a stunning collection of futuristic short stories. Illustrated throughout with striking black-and-white illustrations. Within this masterful collection, NO... read more

The End and Other Beginnings: Stories from the Future (6 short stories)

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Award-winning author and poet Lang Leav presents a YA novel that is an absolute fan pleaser
 
Verity Wolf dreams of being a poet--not that she'd ever admit it to anyone. Her best friend Jess thinks she's definitely got what it takes, while her cat, Zorro is charac... read more

Poemsia
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Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Awards:Short-listed for Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Fiction 2017 (Australia). Long-listed for Indie Book Award for Fiction 2017 (Australia).

Darren Keefe is in the boot of a car. The gag, the cable ties, the bullet hole in his knee - everything points towards a shallow grave. His story, now unrolling beneath him, starts with a boy wrestling his brother in a suburban backyard - all the fury in h... read more

The Rules of Backyard Cricket

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

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A Life Without Water

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

In 1950s Auckland things are changing - and fast. Women are joining the workforce in numbers, white goods are readily available and the age of rock 'n' roll has arrived.Allie Manaia works the Elizabeth Arden counter at Smith and Caugheys. It's been two years since the Du... read more

From the Ashes

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Told with gripping intensity, It Would be Night in Caracas chronicles one woman's desperate battle to survive amid the dangerous, sometimes deadly, turbulence of modern Venezuela and the lengths she must go to secure her future. In Caracas, Venezuela, Adela... read more

It Would Be Night in Caracas

Category:

 Fiction Thriller

Virgil Flowers will have to watch his back--and his mouth--as he investigates a college culture war turned deadly in another one of Sandford's "madly entertaining Virgil Flowers mysteries" (New York Times Book Review).   At the local state university, two feuding department... read more

Bloody Genius