JULY

Detention

Detention

By Tristan Bancks

Sima and her family are pressed to the rough, cold ground among fifty others. They lie next to the t ... Read More

Impossible Music

Impossible Music

By Sean Williams

Music is Simon's life - which is why he is devastated when a mini-stroke obliterates his hearing. He ... Read More

All That Impossible Space

All That Impossible Space

By Anna Morgan

Amelia Westlake meets My Favorite Murder in this debut from a terrific new voice in Australian YA. C ... Read More

Nice Girls Don't Play Footy

Nice Girls Don't Play Footy

By Kathy Helidoniotis

More than anything Devi Sharma wants to win the upcoming BollyOz competition for her mum. Then she’l ... Read More

Promise

Promise

By Alexandra Alt

At 15, Lene is questioning everything. She is sick of the compulsory League of German Girls meetings ... Read More

Rogue

Rogue

By A. J. Betts

There was no going back; there was no choice, anymore. I'd chosen out and this was it: hot-cold, dry ... Read More

JUNE

Sensitive

Sensitive

By Allayne Webster

When thirteen-year-old Samantha moves to a new town, she decides to reinvent herself. She wants to b ... Read More

Land of Fences

Land of Fences

By Mark Smith

Finn and Kas are surviving on the coast - more than surviving - they’re enjoying the surf, the summe ... Read More

When the Ground is Hard

When the Ground is Hard

By Malla Nunn

Adele loves being one of the popular girls at Keziah Christian Academy. She knows the upcoming semes ... Read More

Mindcull

Mindcull

By K H Canobi

Who can you trust when nothing is as real as virtual reality? In a time when nothing is as real as v ... Read More

Pirate Boy of Sydney Town

Pirate Boy of Sydney Town

By Jackie French

Twelve-year-old Ben Huntsmore is the son of a shipowner, an only child who loves the farming life on ... Read More

Little Stones

Little Stones

By Elizabeth Kuiper

Hannah lives in Zimbabwe during the reign of Robert Mugabe. It's a country of petrol queues and powe ... Read More

Change of Heart

Change of Heart

By Nova Weetman

A contemporary pick-a-path series about life, first crushes and friendship, that lets the reader cho ... Read More

MAY

Promise Me Happy

Promise Me Happy

By Robert Newton

I don't know if it's possible for people to change, not really. The way you're made up, the importan ... Read More

The Race for the Red Dragon

The Race for the Red Dragon

By Rebecca Lim

Qing sat bolt upright, her head tilted to one side as if she were listening intently. Then the inter ... Read More

Shauna's Great Expectations

Shauna's Great Expectations

By Kathleen Loughnan

Shauna is in her final year at an elite private school and has great expectations. She holds an Indi ... Read More

Aurora Rising

Aurora Rising

By Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

From the New York Times and internationally bestselling authors of The Illuminae Files comes a new s ... Read More

Alex and the Alpacas Save the World

Alex and the Alpacas Save the World

By Kathryn Lefroy

Alex is expecting a pretty boring summer. But when Mum takes her to visit her mysterious grandfather ... Read More

Devil's Ballast

Devil's Ballast

By Meg Caddy

Anne Bonny was eighteen when she ran away from her violent husband, James, into the arms of pirate c ... Read More

How It Feels to Float

How It Feels to Float

By Helena Fox

Biz knows how to float. She has her people, posse, her mum and the twins. She has Grace. And she has ... Read More

Shouting At The Rain

Shouting At The Rain

By Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Delsie loves tracking the weather - lately, though, it seems the squalls are in her own life. She's ... Read More

APRIL

The Honeyman and the Hunter

The Honeyman and the Hunter

By Neil Grant

Rudra is an Indian-Australian boy at a crossroads, poised to step into the world of adulthood and to ... Read More

Ursa

Ursa

By Tina Shaw

“An inferior people, that's what the Director called us at the beginning of his reign, but still use ... Read More

Kids Who Did

Kids Who Did

By Kirsty Murray

When the future looks dark, courageous kids bring light and hope into the world. Forty true stories ... Read More

My Brother's Name Is Jessica

My Brother's Name Is Jessica

By John Boyne

Sam Waver's life has always been pretty quiet. A bit of a loner, he struggles to make friends, and h ... Read More

Growing Up African in Australia

Growing Up African in Australia

By Maxine Beneba Clarke

People of African descent have been in Australia for at least 200 years, yet their stories are large ... Read More

Can't Beat the Chemistry

Can't Beat the Chemistry

By Rhiza Press

Ionic and covalent bonds are a piece of cake for MJ. But human bonds are a little harder ... There a ... Read More

The Secret Runners of New York

The Secret Runners of New York

By Matthew Reilly

'The windows on all the skyscrapers are smashed... No power, no lights, no people... It's a parallel ... Read More

The Boy Who Steals Houses

The Boy Who Steals Houses

By C. G. Drews

Can two broken boys find their perfect home? By turns heartbreaking and heartwarming, this is a gorg ... Read More

River Stone

River Stone

By Rachel Hennessy

We are not special. We are just survivors. Pandora wants so much more than what her village can prov ... Read More

MARCH

War and Resistance

War and Resistance

By Sophie Masson

In 1939, 12-year-old Sasha, inspired by the words of her father, the celebrated journalist Louis Jul ... Read More

The Quiet at the End of the World

The Quiet at the End of the World

By Lauren James

A sci-fi mystery adventure about the last surviving members of the human race. How far would you go ... Read More

Love Lie Repeat

Love Lie Repeat

By Catherine Greer

Three girls, loyal to each other? That never happens. All the groups of three implode eventually. Tw ... Read More

The Lost Girls - #1 Fish Out Of Water

The Lost Girls - #1 Fish Out Of Water

By Jane Tara

Sometimes you need to get lost to find yourself.- 5 friends- 8 countries- 1 amazing adventureAn exci ... Read More

Four Dead Queens

Four Dead Queens

By Astrid Scholte

Four Queens. A divided nation. A ruthless pickpocket. A noble messenger. And the murders that unite ... Read More

What I Like About Me

What I Like About Me

By Jenna Guillaume

The last thing Maisie Martin thought she'd be doing this summer is entering a beauty pageant. Not wh ... Read More

Eureka - One Bloody Sunday

Eureka - One Bloody Sunday

By Hugh Dolan
Illustrated by Dave Dye

This graphic book brings to life the struggles of daily life on the goldfields and the powerful even ... Read More

We Are Okay

We Are Okay

By Nina LaCour

You go through life thinking there's so much you need... until you leave with only your phone, your ... Read More

FEBRUARY

47 Degrees

47 Degrees

By Justin D’Ath

Zeelie wonders if they’re in danger. When temperatures soar to 47 degrees one hot summer day, 12-yea ... Read More

The Haven

The Haven

By Simon Lelic

An adrenaline-fuelled adventure in a new series by top thriller writer Simon Lelic. Ollie Turner isn ... Read More

The Dog Runner

The Dog Runner

By Bren MacDibble

'We're gonna starve if we stay here,' Emery said. 'If we're gonna go, best go now.' And he said it l ... Read More

Tilly Maguire and the Royal Wedding Mess

Tilly Maguire and the Royal Wedding Mess

By Emma Grey

ROYAL WEDDING; ROYAL MESS! WHAT HAS 18-YEAR-OLD PR INTERN TILLY MAGUIRE LANDED HERSELF IN? Aspiring ... Read More

The Girl King

The Girl King

By Mimi Yu

Two sisters become unwitting rivals in a war to claim the title of Emperor in this sweeping tale of ... Read More

Outside

Outside

By Sarah Ann Juckes

Here's the thing about being Inside. Ain't no one believes that they are. Ele is kept captive in a s ... Read More

Two Can Keep A Secret

Two Can Keep A Secret

By Karen M McManus

Ellery's never been to Echo Ridge, but she's heard all about it. It's where her aunt went missing at ... Read More