Category:

 Fiction

Reading Level:very good
Awards:Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2015. Bailey's Shortlist 2016

Brace yourself for the most astonishing, challenging, upsetting, and profoundly moving book in many a season. An epic about love and friendship in the twenty-first century that goes into some of the darkest places fiction has ever traveled and yet somehow improbably breaks through in... read more

A Little Life

Category:

 Historical

Awards:   

September 2, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles' splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe. Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life - and the fate of his country - forever change... read more

A Long Petal of the Sea

Category:

 Fiction

Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm! Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon--the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People cal... read more

A Man Called Ove

Category:

 Young Adult

Reading Level:11+
Awards:Winner of Galaxy National Book Awards: National Book Tokens Children's Book of the Year 2011.

Patrick Ness's #1 New York Times bestseller now in a movie tie-in version with a striking new cover.
 
The monster in Conor's backyard is not the one he's been expecting -- the one ... read more

A Monster Calls

Category:

 Young Adult

After their father's reckless death, the Gallagher family must find new directions. Dinny's mum finds a new form of freedom, but the paths the boys are choosing are pointing them in dangerous directions. Fourteen-year-old Dinny is in danger of repeating his fathers beh... read more

A New Kind of Everything

This collection of Paul Kane's poetry, written after the death of Tina, his wife of thirty-six years, takes the reader through the deep process of grieving-in all its ebb and flow of emotion, its harrowing sorrow and sense of despair-to further stages of acceptance... read more

A Passing Bell - Ghazals for Tina

Category:

 Fiction

Reading Level:good

Barnaby Gaitlin is a loser - just short of thirty, he's the black sheep of a philanthropic Baltimore family. Once upon a time, he had a home, a loving wife, a little family of his own; now he has an ex-wife, a 9-year old daughter with attitude, a Corvette Sting Ray that's a colle... read more

A Patchwork Planet

Category:

 Fiction

Reading Level:General Adult

The breathtaking new novel from the bestselling author of ORPHAN TRAIN. No one can unearth little known moments in history like Christina Baker Kline and illuminate them so perfectly. For decades, Christina Olson's whole world has been a rocky, windswept point on the coast of ... read more

A Piece of the World

In the spring of 1817, Alcy Callen and her father visit a step-uncle they have long presumed dead; but instead of enjoying a loving reunion, they are plunged into treachery and deceit. Nothing is as they expected and little is what it seems. Even ... read more

A River Too Deep : A Novel of Loss, Love and Faithfulness

Category:

 Fantasy & Sci Fi

Series:Out of Time Ser.

How would you live if you knew the day you'd die?Parvin Blackwater believes she has wasted her life. At only seventeen, she has one year left according to the Clock by her bedside. In a last-ditch effort to make a difference, she tries to rescue Radicals from the gov... read more

A Time to Die (Out of Time #1)

Category:

 Fantasy & Sci Fi

Series:Out of Time Ser.

What happens when you live longer than you wanted to? Parvin Blackwater wanted to die, but now she's being called to be a leader. The only problem is, no one wants to follow. The Council uses Jude's Clock-matching invention to force "new-and-improved" Clocks on the... read more

A Time to Speak (Out of Time #2)

Category:

 Historical

Awards: Winner Vogel Award 2020

WINNER OF THE AUSTRALIAN/VOGEL'S LITERARY AWARD
There is a woman, somewhere, here, in Van Diemen's Land, unless she had died or otherwise departed, called Maryanne Maginn.
Gabriel Fox, the young son of an old English ho... read more

A Treacherous Country (Winner 2020 Australian Vogel's Literary Award)