Young Adult Fiction
Rico knows trouble. He knows the look of it and the sound of it. He also knows to stay away from it as best he can. Because if there's one thing his Romany background has taught him, it's that he will always be a suspect.
Messenger Of Fear
I remembered my name - Mara. But, standing in that ghostly place, faced with the solemn young man in the black coat with silver skulls for buttons, I could recall nothing else about myself. And then the games began. The Messenger...
The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl
Seventeen-year-old Alba is an aspiring comic-book artist, pastry enthusiast and eternal optimist. She thinks life in her tiny town is awesome (if predictable) and she never wants it to change. Unfortunately Alba's just finished...
The Realm of Possibility
In this new novel by the acclaimed author of Boy Meets Boy, readers meet a boy whose girlfriend is in love with a fictional character; a girl who loves the boy who wears all black; and a girl who writes love songs for a girl she...
Like lobsters, Sam and Hannah are looking for 'The One' but they only have the holidays before uni to find each other. And instead of being epic, their summer is looking awkward, until fate lends a hand.
Violet Lasting is no longer a human being. Tomorrow she becomes Lot 197, auctioned to the highest royal bidder in the Jewel of the Lone City. Tomorrow she becomes the Surrogate of the House of the Lake, her sole purpose to produce...
Cole St. Clair, a pivotal character from the #1 New York Times -bestselling Shiver trilogy, returns to the spotlight in this new novel. Only a few people know that Cole can shift into a wolf. Isabel is one. Now Cole is back in...
In case you're wondering, this is not a love story.
It's the Carnevale of 1750 and Venice's ballrooms, theatres, palazzos and squares are filled with delicious gossip, devilish fun and dangerous games. In this glittering masked world, everyone has a secret...Set in an age of...
Chloe wakes up to find all her memories are gone. The only person who knows what happened is a teenage girl who looks and sounds just like her. But who is she? And what does she want? A hugely original and furiously-paced thriller...
Are You Seeing Me?
This road trip will have earth-shattering consequences ...Twins Justine and Perry are about to embark on the road trip of a lifetime in the Pacific Northwest. It's been a year since they watched their dad lose his...
A compulsively readable novel from the acclaimed author of The Sky So Heavy. The worst thing that could happen would be for my life to go back to how it was before Katie died. Hannah's world has imploded, all thanks to her older...
Francis Wootton's first memory is of Kurt Cobain's death and there have since been other hardships much closer to home. At fifteen, he knows all about loss and rejection, and if he's honest, Francis - would-be poet, possible...
A touching, hilarious and wholly original coming-of-age story, for fans of John Green, David Levithan and Stephen Chbosky.
We Were Liars
The story of one family, one summer, and one act that may never be forgiven. Thrilling, beautiful and blisteringly smart...utterly unforgettable. We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense that will leave you reeling.
Rylee is fifteen. She comes home from school one afternoon to find the most shocking thing possible - her father dead, with a knife through his heart, and a key clutched in his hand. Her mother's purse is on the counter, but she...
The Astrologer’s Daughter
Avicenna Crowe's mother, Joanne, is an astrologer with uncanny predictive powers and a history of being stalked. Now she is missing. The police are called, but they're not asking the right questions. Like why Joanne lied about her...
Having left her soulmate White behind her in Angle Tar, Rue is trying to make sense of her new and unfamiliar life in World. Its technologically advanced culture is as baffling as is it thrilling to her, and Rue quickly realises...
Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets - and human lives. In The Fiery Heart, Sydney risked everything to...
Cherub: Lone Wolf
Book four of the second CHERUB series, featuring a new cast of characters - just as compelling as the first, which has sold millions of copies worldwide.
Margaret 'Cuckoo' Clarke recently had a brief stay in a mental institution following an emotional breakdown, but she's turning over a new leaf with her 'Happiness Project'. She's determined to beat down the bad vibes of the...
Loyalty and betrayal. Lovers and enemies. The final installment in the heart-stopping DUSTLANDS trilogy. Saba doesn't know who she is any more. Her encounter with DeMalo leaves her drawn to the man she knows should be her enemy....
Ryan Dean West is a fourteen-year-old boy at a boarding school for rich kids. He's living in Opportunity Hall, the dorm for troublemakers, and rooming with the biggest bully on the rugby team. And he's madly in love with his best...
Rivals in the city
Mary Quinn and James Easton have set up as private detectives and are also unofficially engaged to be married. But when the Agency asks Mary to take on a special final case, she can't resist, and agrees. Convicted fraudster Henry...
Tiger eyes, tiger spirit, tiger stone. Only a daughter could unlock the stone's power. Java, fourteenth century. The villagers are fearful of Mbah Merapi, the rumbling volcano that overshadows their lives. Kancil, the lowliest...
The War of the Four Isles
Dow Amber faces terrifying monsters and devastating betrayal as he is drawn into a battle that threatens to destroy everything he has ever loved. The third gripping instalment in this epic adventure by the award-winning author,...
A funny, warm, feel-good novel about friends, family, first kisses and finding your way in the world. Clementine Darcy is floundering. She wants to be the kind of a fish who swims to the swish of her own fins - upstream, not...
As Red As Blood
Seventeen-year-old Lumikki Andersson is hardly your average teenager. She lives by herself in the city of Tampere, Finland, and has a firm rule to mind nobody's business but her own. But that rule is put to the test when she...
What if you achieve everything you've dreamed of - and it turns into a nightmare? Danika and her crew of refugees finally reach the Magnetic Valley. Will it be the safe refuge and land of freedom they had imagined? When a runaway...
Searching for Sky
On her sixteenth birthday, Sky and River, the boy with whom she has shared Island since she was a toddler, are rescued and taken to California, where Sky is separated from River, forced to live with a grandmother she has just...
The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet
A modern adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice based on the Emmy Award-winning phenomenon, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries.
Kelpie and Dymphna are accustomed to the mean streets of 1930s Sydney, but this is a day that will test their courage, their loyalty, and their ability to survive both the ill-intentions of the living and the ever-presence of the...
Spurt: A Balls and All Story
Jack Sprigley isn't just a late-bloomer. He's a no-bloomer. He's about to start the last term of year nine and puberty is still a total no-show. Worse yet, he hasn't heard from his friends all holidays. He assumes they've finally...
As Stars Fall
A bush fire, and its aftermath, links a Bush-Stone curlew and three teenagers experiencing loss, love and change.
One day Evie's an ordinary seventeen year old, grieving for her mother. The next, she's a Shield, the result of a decades-old experiment gone wrong, bound by DNA to defend her best friend from an unknown killer...
Megan discovers a terrifying truth - that the destruction of her old life is inextricably linked to her unborn child. The feared witch soldiers, vanquished a generation ago, have returned to see the fulfilment of a prophecy: one...
The Winner’s Curse
An aristocratic girl who is a member of a warmongering and enslaving empire purchases a slave, an act that sets in motion a rebellion that might overthrow her world as well as her heart.
An international contract killer has been given his orders. His next target is a fourteen-year-old spy... Alex Rider. The man's name is Yassen Gregorovich. He knows Alex well. The two of them share a secret from the past. As he...
The Crystal Heart
A girl in a tower. An underground kingdom. A crystal heart split in two, symbolising true love lost . . . When Kasper joins the elite guard watching over a dangerous prisoner in a tower, he believes he is protecting his country...
My name is Harriet Manners, and I'll always be a geek. It's the hilarious third book in the bestselling award-winning GEEK GIRL series!
The Truth About Alice
When ugly rumors and lies about Alice Franklin start after one of the guys she allegedly slept with at a party dies in a car accident, questions about truth arise in her small town --
Take Back the Skies
To escape from a planned arranged marriage, teenaged Cat Hunter disguises herself as a boy and stows away on a smuggler's airship where she discovers a world of excitement and adventure.
The Haunting of Lily Frost
An atmospheric and chilling ghost story debut from a talented young adult author. If you haven't been to Gideon, you're lucky. It's this boring little town about two hours from the city. When Lily Frost's parents make her move...
Love is the New Black
Piper Bancroft has been thrown a lifeline: her godmother in Melbourne has set her up with a job at a top fashion magazine in Melbourne. Having ruined her chances of getting into uni, Piper is ready to grasp this opportunity with...
Cassandra Golds, the award-winning author of The Three Loves of Persimmon, has written a literary, supernatural thriller for young adults, retelling, in part, the romantic legend of Sir Galahad.
Man Made Boy
Monsters and heroes aren't born - they're made - in this brilliantly original novel and funny, fantastical coming-of-age story.
Rosa has spent all her life on an island of festering legend and never-ending rain. Nick's mother has become a celebrity overnight and Nick is catapulted to the headlines... When the lives of the two teenagers collide, they find...
Both exhilarating and wrenching, Hilary T. Smith's debut novel captures the messy glory of being alive, as seventeen-year-old Kiri Byrd discovers love, loss, chaos, and murder woven into a summer of music, madness, piercing...
WINNER OF THE 2014 CBCA AWARD FOR OLDER READERS Boarding for a term in the wilderness, sixteen-year-old Sibylla expects the gruesome outdoor education program - but friendship complications,...
A gripping mystery-adventure set in the 1930s interwar period about a character desperately searching for his identity.
Eleanor & Park
Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this stunning debut tells thestory of two star-crossed misfits falling in love for the first time. 5 1/2 x8 1/4.
More Than This
A boy called Seth drowns, desperate and alone in his final moments, losing his life as the pounding sea claims him. But then he wakes. He is naked, thirsty, starving. But alive. How is that possible? He remembers dying, his bones...
What if Sherlock Holmes was the boy next door? A smart, sexy, thriller for teenagers. 'Quirky and real, fast-paced and full of great characters...I was hooked from the first page.' - Cath Crowley
These Broken Stars
The first in a sweeping science fiction trilogy, These Broken Stars is a timeless love story about hope and survival in the face of unthinkable odds.
It's summer in St Kilda. Fifteen-year-old Sky is looking forward to great records and nefarious activities with Nancy, her older, wilder friend. Her brother - Super Agent Gully - is on a mission to unmask the degenerate who...
The Sky So Heavy
An exciting and engaging dystopian novel in the vein of John Marsden set in outer Sydney from a brand new voice in Australian YA literature.
Run is an unmissable, pacey, paranoid thriller - genre fiction meets literary verse novel. Dee lives for two things: the physical/mental discipline of parkour, and the dystopic scenarios he invents to escape his mundane life.
In the small town of Ealing, Iowa, Austin and his best friend Robby have accidentally unleashed an unstoppable army. An army of horny, hungry, six-foot-tall praying mantises that only want to do two things.
United We Spy
The sixth book in the Gallagher Girls series takes Cammie and her spy-school friends on another wildly entertaining mission. With new assignments, new targets and new missions, this is an explosive finale to the globally...
Zoe wakes up in hospital after a mustering accident and can't remember a thing. When she gets home, everything has changed. Her dad is being really harsh and her boyfriend Scotty and bestie Caitlin aren't answering her messages....
'But what if we can't find Jude?' He leans closer. His breath is warm on my ear. 'We will.' 'How can you be so sure?' I want to believe him so badly, but this is Rafa. The guy who's all action and no plan. His smile is tired,...
Hate is Such a Strong Word…
In the vein of DOES MY HEAD LOOK BIG IN THIS and LOOKING FOR ALIBRANDI, HATE IS SUCH A STRONG WORD is the story of a seventeen - year - old girl caught between two cultures, Lebanese and Anglo Australian. Seventeen - year - old...
A moving and entertaining 'twin swap' story about family and following your dreams, by the acclaimed author of Dancing in the Dark.When Simone and Hannah, fifteen-year-old identical twins, meet for the first time at dance camp,...
If the only way to save the world was to destroy what you loved most, would you do it? The clock is ticking. Everyone must choose. Passion. Power. Secrets. Enchantment. In this third and final instalment of the bestselling ...
This Song Will Save Your Life
The Perks of Being a Wallflower meets Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist: an isolated teen finds herself - and romance - through music.
Getting Over Garrett Delaney
Sadie is in love - with her best friend, Garrett Delaney. But Garrett has been oblivious to Sadie's feelings for him ever since he sauntered into her life and wowed her with his passion for Proust, not to mention his deep blue...
Wake: Book One in the Watersong Series
The Watersong Series takes you deep into a new world ...
Bring Back Cerberus
Book three of a high-octane thriller series. Dom has four more Herculean tasks to perform... or lose a pound of flesh. In this instalment he has to find a valuable and mysterious piece of technology.
When a Pincent Pharma lorry is ambushed by underground activists, its contents come as a huge surprise - not drugs, but decomposing corpses. It appears Longevity isn't working and the drug promising eternal youth is failing. A...
When does falling in love become a crime?
Killing Rachel: the Murder Notebooks
A stylish thriller perfect for aspiring teen readers of crime. The Murder Notebooks have to be read - even if it's fatal ...
Teardrop: (Teardrop Trilogy Book 1)
Seventeen-year-old Eureka won't let anyone close enough to feel her pain. After her mother was killed in a freak accident, the things she used to love hold no meaning. She wants to escape, but one thing holds her back: Ander, the...
Jealousy can be murder...
The Raven Boys
From the #1 New York Times -bestselling and acclaimed author of the Shiver trilogy and The Scorpio Races comes a spellbinding new series where the inevitability of death and the nature of love lead readers to a place they've...
The Vanishing Moment
A moment. That's all it takes. A bewildering moment when the world spins upside-down, and then life can never be the same again.Arrow was just a girl when she saw something no child should have to see. And Marika is living a...
Lina is enchanting, vibrant but wilful. And her eyes betray her for what she truly is -- a witch. With her childhood companion, Damek, she has grown up privileged and spoiled and the pair are devoted to each other to the point of...
Fairytales for Wilde Girls
With a motley pack of possibly imaginary friends watching over her, Isola Wilde feels safe, loved. But even her protectors can't save her from the anguish of watching her mother's illness take over their house.
The highly anticipated prequel to the bestselling Alex Rider series, charting the journey of a young assassin.
The Disappearance of Ember Crow
The Tribe is settling back into life in the Firstwood. But Ashala Wolf is struggling to control her Sleepwalking ability -- it has become unpredictable and dangerous. Then Ember Crow goes missing and Ashala discovers her friend...
Life in Outer Space
Sam Kinnison is a geek, and he's totally fine with that. He has his horror movies, his nerdy friends, World of Warcraft and until Princess Leia turns up in his bedroom, worry about girls he will not. Then Camilla Carter arrives...
Fifteen-year-old Silver is an Elite, a citizen of Neo-Babel chosen to guard the city due to her superior DNA. She'd never dream of leaving - but then she fails to prevent the assassination of Neo Babel's president, setting off a...
The First Third
Life is made up of three parts: in the first third, you're embarrassed by your family; in the second, you make a family of your own; and in the end, you just embarrass the family you've made. That's how Billy's grandmother...
The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf
The Reckoning destroyed civilisation and humanity has had to rise from the ashes. But there are now people with abilities -- Flyers, Firestarters, Rumblers and society is scared of them. The government calls them Illegals.
Parvana, now fifteen, is found in a bombed-out school and held as a suspected terrorist by American troops in Afghanistan. A stunning sequel to Parvana and Parvana's Journey.
Joyous and Moonbeam
Two of the most unlikely people meet in the most unlikely place. Joyous calls her Moonbeam. When you're fifteen life can make you angry; and families can get seriously messed up. But Joyous has the knack of working things around a...
These are no ordinary soldiers. This is no ordinary war. Welcome to the nano, where the only battle is for sanity. Losing is not an option when a world of madness is at stake. Time is running out for the good guys. But what...
If you could be anywhere in a moment, where would you go? If you discovered something was very wrong with this perfect world, what would you do? Action and danger fuel this near-future thriller in a fresh take on technology,...
The Killing Woods
Emily's dad is accused of killing a teenage girl. She's sure he's innocent, and is determined to discover the truth of what happened. But her journey leads her to discover that dangerous games are being played in the woods at...
Such a Rush
The wildly popular author of Going Too Far, Forget You, and Love Story returns with a sexy and poignant romantic tale of a young daredevil pilot caught between two brothers.
Cal, Brick and Daisy are three ordinary teenagers whose lives suddenly take a terrifying turn for the worst. They begin to trigger a reaction in everybody they meet, that makes friends and strangers alike want to tear them to...
The International Kissing Club
What could be better than traveling abroad and kissing cute boys? Sharing it with your three best friends, of course!
The New Recruit: Liam Scott Book 1
What if your prank killed your best friend. Could you live with yourself? You try to forget, and move on with your life; you enrol in Army training, you want to make something of your life. The training is tough, gruelling and it...
I’ll Tell You Mine
Kate Elliot isn't trying to fit in that's the whole point of being a goth, isn't it? Everything about her from her hair to her clothes screams different and the girls at her school give her a wide berth. How can Kate be herself,...
New York, Los Angeles and Washington DC have been abandoned. The Bill of Rights has been revoked, and replaced with the Moral Statutes. People who get arrested don't usually come back. Seventeen-year-old Ember Miller is old enough...
Seventeen-year-old Jayna wishes she could spend every second of the day with Andrew. He's her first love, and he understands her like nobody else can. Jayna just wishes Andrew's prejudiced family could accept her - but when...
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned...
Me and You
Lorenzo doesn't have any friends. Because this is making his parents unhappy, he tells them he has been invited on a skiing holiday. In fact, he plans to spend the week in the cellar of their apartment building. Then his estranged...
The Forgotten Pearl
When Chloe visits her grandmother, she learns how close the Second World War came to destroying her family. Could the experiences of another time help Chloe to face her own problems? In 1941, Poppy lives in Darwin, a peaceful...
Inheritance: Book Four
Eragon - Shadeslayer, Dragon Rider - was nothing more than a poor farm boy, and his dragon, Saphira, only a blue stone in the forest. Now, the fate of an entire civilization rests on their shoulders. But can they topple the evil...
In ancient Greece, sometime between the stories of Homer and the
histories of Herodotus, something happened that changed the world.
Two brothers, Niko and Paramon, one destined to serve a lord and
the other to serve a merchant,...
Curse of Kings
In the tone of The Hobbit, comes the first thrilling story in an epic fantasy adventure, from a major new voice.
The Way We Fall
It starts with an itch you just can't shake. Then comes a fever and a tickle in your throat. A few days later, you'll be blabbing your secrets and chatting with strangers like they're old friends. Three more, and the paranoid...
Daughter of the Flames
Zahira is a young woman of the conquered Rua people. She has been raised to distrust the occupying population. But everything changes when her home is destroyed and she finds out some shocking truths about her past.
Seventeen-year-old Amy, her father, and her stepmother becomes hostages when Somalian pirates seize their yacht, but although she builds a bond with one of her captors it becomes brutally clear that the price of life and its value...
The Angel team are back behind enemy lines, as part of Operation Magnum, the most audacious military mission of all time. The fate of the human race hangs in the balance. But as the ill-fated mission runs into trouble, Lt Ryan...
A gripping psychological thriller that gets to the heart of obsession. For fans of Sophie McKenzie
Best friends, heart-broken Camille and science-geek Zoe, plunder graveyards to create the perfect boyfriend with hilarious results.
An Abundance of Katherines
When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton's type is girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. On road trip miles from home, this anagram-happy, washed-up child prodigy...
What’s Left of Me
HOW I LIVE NOW meets HIS DARK MATERIALS in this stunningly written and intensely moving debut, the first book in the Hybrid trilogy.
Looking for Alaska
In a stunning debut novel, Miles Pudge Halter befriends some fellow boarding school students whose lives are everything but boring. Pudge falls in love with Alaska, the razor-sharp and self-destructive nucleus. But when tragedy...
Zara is broken. She's in a coma, trapped in the world of her subconscious. A world of painful memories, distant voices and dark secrets. Secrets she has to unlock. Her life depends on it.
Destiny and Deception: A 13 to Life Novel
With the threat of the mafia seemingly gone and the company's headquarters in Junction destroyed, Pietr Rusakova is adjusting to being a normal teen and Jess is realizing normalcy isn't what she wanted after all. But Jess and Cat...
I slowly opened my eyes. The sun speared its first bright rays of golden orange into the sky and I leapt from the cliff, with the sorrowful knowledge that no matter what the outcome, at least part of me would die that day...
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