AUGUST

Tribal Lores

Tribal Lores

By Archimede Fusillo

A moving and explosive tale about what happens when tradition and the need to belong collide. Franki ... Read More

The F Team

The F Team

By Rawah Arja

Meet Tariq Nader, leader of ‘The Wolf Pack’ at Punchbowl High, who has been commanded by the new pri ... Read More

Remind Me Why I’m Here

Remind Me Why I’m Here

By Kat Colmer

When 18 year-old Maya leaves Chicago for a six week Australian home stay, she assumes she’s heading ... Read More

Rise of the Remarkables

Rise of the Remarkables

By Gareth Ward

Drawn into a world of prejudice, deceit and danger, Wrench must master her powers, knowing they offe ... Read More

The Great Godden

The Great Godden

By Meg Rosoff

This is the story of one family, one dreamy summer – the summer when everything changes. In a holida ... Read More

The Erasure Initiative

The Erasure Initiative

By Lili Wilkinson

I wake up, and for a few precious seconds I don't realise there's anything wrong. The rumble of tyre ... Read More

JULY

When Rain Turns to Snow

When Rain Turns to Snow

By Jane Godwin

A runaway, a baby and a whole lot of questions... Lissa is home on her own after school one afternoo ... Read More

Metal Fish, Falling Snow

Metal Fish, Falling Snow

By Cath Moore

Dylan and her adored French mother dream of one day sailing across the ocean to France. Paris, Dylan ... Read More

Stars Like Us

Stars Like Us

By Frances Chapman

From the winner of the Ampersand Prize comes this smart, swoony LGBTQ YA novel about a teenage band ... Read More

The Lost Soul Atlas

The Lost Soul Atlas

By Zana Fraillon

Loyalty is tested, and a cruel twist of fate leads to an act of ultimate betrayal in this epic story ... Read More

The Last Paper Crane

The Last Paper Crane

By Kerry Drewery
Illustrated by Natsko Seki

A Japanese teenager, Mizuki, is worried about her grandfather who is clearly desperately upset about ... Read More

JUNE

The Schoolmaster's Daughter

The Schoolmaster's Daughter

By Jackie French

Drawing on her own family history, this is a story from Jackie French about education in Colonial Au ... Read More

The End of the World is Bigger Than Love

The End of the World is Bigger Than Love

By Davina Bell

She said we didn't know what the world out there had become. We had been alone there so long on that ... Read More

The Dark Tide

The Dark Tide

By Alicia Jasinska

Every year on St. Walpurga's Eve, Caldella's Witch Queen lures a boy back to her palace. An innocent ... Read More

Again Again

Again Again

By E. Lockhart

If you could live your life again and again, what would you do differently? After a near-fatal famil ... Read More

MAY

The Year the Maps Changed

The Year the Maps Changed

By Danielle Binks

One extraordinary year will change them all... Sorrento, Victoria, 1999. Fred's family is a mess. He ... Read More

The Tell

The Tell

By Martin Chatterton

The world turns on moments like these. Crossroad moments; a toss of the coin… I see half my face in ... Read More

When It Drops

When It Drops

By Alex Dyson

Caleb Clifford has earbuds, not real buds. And he prefers it that way. 1. They always give him what ... Read More

Please Don't Hug Me

Please Don't Hug Me

By Kay Kerr

Erin is looking forward to schoolies, at least she thinks she is. But her plans are going awry. She' ... Read More

The Verindon Alliance

The Verindon Alliance

By Lynne Stringer

As Princess Vashta of the Vendel finishes her combat training, she hopes she will lead their forces ... Read More

Goldfields Girl

Goldfields Girl

By Elaine Forrestal

It's 1892. Amid a fevered gold rush, fourteen-year-old Clara Saunders is in search of adventure in t ... Read More

Worse Things

Worse Things

By Sally Murphy

Worse Things is a story about connections, the ways they are made, and what happens when they are lo ... Read More

APRIL

Deep Water

Deep Water

By Sarah Epstein

HENRY WEAVER IS MISSING. Three months ago, thirteen-year-old Henry disappeared from The Shallows dur ... Read More

Taking Down Evelyn Tait

Taking Down Evelyn Tait

By Poppy Nwosu

'The door creaks open and standing in the entrance is my absolute worst nightmare. Perfect hair, per ... Read More

How to Grow a Family Tree

How to Grow a Family Tree

By Eliza Henry Jones

From the author of P is for Pearl comes a heart-warming book about family, friendship and what home ... Read More

The January Stars

The January Stars

By Kate Constable

When twelve-year old Clancy and her fourteen-year-old sister, Tash, visit their Pa at his aged-care ... Read More

The Book Of Chance

The Book Of Chance

By Sue Whiting

Chance is a black-and-white thinker until she realises that sometimes there are shades of grey. Chan ... Read More

Wink

Wink

By Rob Harrell

Surviving school with one eye open. Ross Maloy just wants to fit in. But after he is diagnosed with ... Read More

Girls Change the Game

Girls Change the Game

By Gabrielle Gloury and Michael Hyde

The first Scorpions Under 14 Girls team from the Westpark Football Club has just been announced and ... Read More

Beyond Belief

Beyond Belief

By Dee White

Inspired by the true story of Muslims who saved the lives of Jewish children in the Second World War ... Read More

Peta Lyre's Rating Normal

Peta Lyre's Rating Normal

By Anna Whateley

'I'm Peta Lyre,' I mumble. Look people in the eye if you can, at least when you greet them. I try, b ... Read More

MARCH

Red Day

Red Day

By Sandy Fussell

Set in a modern-day small town among the remnants of a Japanese POW camp, this is the story of Charl ... Read More

Haywire

Haywire

By Claire Saxby

In 1939, 14-year-old Tom lives in Hay where his family runs the local bakery. Max Gruber is nearly f ... Read More

The Republic of Birds

The Republic of Birds

By Jessica Miller

Olga loves the stories of the old cartographers and pores over their ancient books and maps, trying ... Read More

The Vanishing Deep

The Vanishing Deep

By Astrid Scholte

Two sisters. One dangerous secret. Twenty-four hours to uncover the truth. Seventeen-year-old Tempes ... Read More

E-Boy

E-Boy

By Anh Do Illustrated by Chris Wahl

Ethan is supposed to be doing regular teenage things - like playing sports and hanging out with frie ... Read More

A Trio of Sophies

A Trio of Sophies

By Eileen Merriman

A missing girl, a secret diary and unsettling revelations . . . Today is the first of September, the ... Read More

Given

Given

By Nandi Taylor

Yenni is a fierce warrior princess, but her father is sick with a wasting illness - and she must fin ... Read More

FEBRUARY

Emergency Rescue Angel

Emergency Rescue Angel

By Cate Whittle

Life has returned to routine for Mitch. Mostly. He’s had to find a new kind of normal after his dad ... Read More

Break The Fall

Break The Fall

By Jennifer Iacopelli

A fiercely told survivorship novel about one girl's determination to push her body to win gold at th ... Read More

Orphans of the Tide

Orphans of the Tide

By Struan Murray

The City - mankind's last refuge in a drowned world, where Whale Lords reign and the Inquisition kee ... Read More

The Girl with the Gold Bikini

The Girl with the Gold Bikini

By Lisa Walker

'Whenever I see a girl with a gold bikini, I think of Princess Leia. Here on the Gold Coast, gold bi ... Read More

A New Kind of Everything

A New Kind of Everything

By Richard Yaxley

After their father’s reckless death, the Gallagher family must find new directions. Dinny’s mum find ... Read More

Somebody Give This Heart A Pen

Somebody Give This Heart A Pen

By Sophia Thakur

From acclaimed performance poet Sophia Thakur comes a powerful first collection of poems exploring i ... Read More

The Long Distance Playlist

The Long Distance Playlist

By Tara Eglington

Told primarily in instant messenger conversations, Skype, emails and texts, this is Jaclyn Moriarty' ... Read More