Young Adult Fiction (12 Years +)
The Extinction Gambit
Kingsley Ward is in dire trouble. Instead of thrilling the audience with his death-defying escapology, his first performance ends in disaster when his hidden wolfish nature bursts free. That same night, his father is abducted and...
When her best guy friend falls victim to a vicious hate crime, 16-year-old Cat sets out to discover who in her small Southern town did it. Richly atmospheric, this daring mystery examines the strength of will it takes to go...
The Infernal Devices trilogy, a prequel to bestselling The Mortal Instruments trilogy, follows 16-year-old orphan Tessa Fell, whose quiet life is thrown into turmoil when her older brother Nathaniel suddenly vanishes, leaving her...
Six Impossible Things
Fourteen-year-old nerd-boy Dan Cereill is not quite coping with a reversal of family fortune, moving house, new school hell, a mother with a failing wedding cake business, a just-out gay dad, and an impossible crush on Estelle,...
This is Shyness
In the suburb of Shyness, where the sun doesn't rise and the border crackles with a strange energy, Wolfboy meets a stranger at the Diabetic Hotel. She tells him her name is Wildgirl, and she dares him to be her guide through the...
Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she's made it out of the bloody arena alive, she's still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge. Who do they think should pay...
Tomorrow, When the War Began
Somewhere out there Ellie and her friends are hiding. They're shocked, frightened, alone. Their world has changed, with the speed of a slamming door. They've got no weapons - except courage. They've got no help - except...
It is the cusp of World War 1. The European powers are arming up. Aleksandar Ferdinand, prince of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, is on the run. His own people have turned against him. All he has is a small, loyal crew of men. Deryn...
You Against Me
If someone hurts your sister and you're any kind of man, you seek revenge, right? If your brother's accused of a terrible crime but says he didn't do it, you defend him, don't you? When Mikey's sister claims a boy assaulted her,...
The Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove
Natalie is utterly determined to cement her position at the top of the high school social ladder by becoming prom queen. When it looks like an interfering ex-boyfriend might get in her way, she devises a little prank to humiliate...
The Earthsea Quartet
As a young dragonlord, Ged, whose use-name is Sparrowhawk, is sent to the island of Roke to learn the true way of magic. A natural magician, Ged becomes an Archmage and helps the High Priestess Tenar escape from the labyrinth of...
Low Red Moon
The only thing Avery Hood can remember about the night her parents died is that she saw silver - deadly silver, moving inhumanly fast. Then Avery meets the new boy in school - Ben, mysterious and beautiful, with whom she feels a...
Geraint of Lucanne is brave and kind, a good teacher and master, and bisclavret; a born werewolf. And if Geraint's enemies have their way, he will soon be trapped in his wolf form forever... Inspired by a medieval romance, this...
It's December, the final month in the deadly 365 day countdown. Will Cal find out what really happened to his dad? Will he reach the Ormond Singularity before the stroke of midnight? One thing's for sure, people will lose their...
Zombies Vs Unicorns
It's a question as old as time itself: which reigns supreme, the zombie or the unicorn? Contributors to this unique collection include bestselling teen and YA authors, Garth Nix, Meg Cabot, Scott Westerfeld, Cassandra Clare, Libba...
Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares
It's Christmas-time in New York, and world-weary Dash has managed to persuade each of his parents that he is staying with the other, thus sending them both off with their new 'paramours' and leaving him happily shuffling back and...
His Majesty's Airship Leviathan travels to Istanbul, capital of the Ottoman Empire. Deryn and Alek find themselves at odds with their mentors and with each other, as their duties collide with the politics of war and peace. Will...
The Three Loves of Persimmon
Persimmon lives a solitary life, pouring her passion into her florist shop. Her only companion is Rose, a talking cabbage. Intriguing young men come and go but Persimmon has yet to find the love of her life. Several levels beneath...
When Edsel Grizzler left Verdada, longing for a normal home life, he was told he could never return. But when he receives a desperate note from Verdada, Edsel must embark on a rescue mission. Things are chaotic and Ben is...
Girl Saves Boy
Isn't it enough having your very own terminal disease, without your mother dying? Or your father dating your Art teacher? No wonder Sacha Thomas ends up in the lake... But the real question is: how does he end up in love with...
A gun shot rings out as Cal hides from his stalkers - two old bounty hunters and their savage dog, Sniffer. The hostile desert seems determined to become Cal's final resting place. Had Kelvin spared his life for nothing? The clock...
Bright Young Things
It's 1929 and Letty Larkspur and Cordelia Grey have escaped their small Midwestern town to chase big dreams and even bigger secrets. Amongst the glittering metropolis of New York City, they meet Astrid Donal, a flapper who has...
One night in the rain, Ethan Wate opened his eyes and fell in love with Lena Duchannes. His life would never be the same. Lena is a Caster and her family is locked in a supernatural civil war: full of darkness and demons. On her...
Six teenagers. One car. One after-party. Six voices, six points of view. But only one outcome.
Something terrible has happened. Eleven-year-old Aubrey is on her own. She's determined to hide away and take care of herself, because facing the truth is too much to bear. But with the love of her grandmother and the letters she...
Ash and Benjamin are teenage mercenaries. They find stolen artefacts and return them to the owners - for a fee. But when they are hired to rescue an imprisoned girl, they're in over their heads. There are others looking for the...
For Jamie Mackie, summer holidays in the coastal village of Rocky Head mean surfing, making money, and good times at the local music festival. But this year is different. It starts with a savage attack in the surf one night. Then,...
FitzOsbornes in Exile
The thrilling sequel to the NSW Premier's Award-winning and critically acclaimed A Brief History of Montmaray. Forced to leave their island kingdom, Sophie FitzOsborne and her eccentric family take shelter in England. Sophie's...
Lucy is in love with Shadow, a mysterious graffiti artist. Ed thought he was in love with Lucy, until she broke his nose. Dylan loves Daisy, but throwing eggs at her probably wasn't the best way to show it. Jazz and Leo are slowly...
From a fresh new voice in YA fiction comes a wonderful, funny, engaging novel about 15-year-old Amelia and her crush on 21-year-old Chris, as she loves, longs and endures the fluctuations of his attention in the supermarket where...
Moment of Truth
The unthinkable has happened: Albion is at war. Aubrey and George are swept up into the military - but not in the way they expect. With Caroline drafted into the Special Services, Aubrey is sure the combination of his magic,...
A strong and vivid novel based on the fascinating true story of a group of young Australian performers - children aged from seven to seventeen - who toured Asia and India early in the twentieth century before mounting a strike...
Offers a collection of original stories that revolve around the subject - having sex for the first time.
One Perfect Pirouette
When her parents move her family to Melbourne so Brynna can attend a top ballet school, it looks like her dream is about to become a reality. But why does she feel so awful about the move? Her brother Tam is angrier than she has...
Time of Trial
After Aubrey narrowly escapes the worst fate he can imagine, he realises there is only one thing to do: he must confront his nemesis. With George and Caroline, he travels to Holmland - the home of Dr Tremaine and the heart of...
Breaking out of the fishing net is the least of Cal's
worries-all kinds of perils await him on deck. He dodges the cops,
but becomes indebted to the boat captain. How can he learn more
about Piers Ormond's will if he is stuck...
The Life of a Teenage Body-snatcher
The story of a young man growing up in England in 1828. Thomas Timewell lives a rather sedate life with his mother, but all that changes when he meets a man who steals corpses from cemeteries and sells them to hospitals for...
Amanda Clarke is dead. Her body was found floating face down by the river bank, and no one knows what happened. As rumours fly and fear grows, it seems that everyone suspects Lyndon, one of Amanda's friends. Winter went to the...
The Byron Journals
Andrew and his mate Benny have finished school and are heading for the holiday of their lives in Byron Bay. They are not sure what they're looking forward to most: the surf, the girls, the music, the partying or just being away...
Only the Good Spy Young
Cammie Morgan always knew that becoming a Gallagher Girl would mean a life of risk, pressure and danger beyond her wildest dreams. She just never thought all those things would start during her junior year of high school.
Mosquito Advertising: the Parfizz Pitch
School's out and Katie is set to spend the summer lazing under the sausage tree in the backyard. When she discovers that Parfitt's Soft Drink Company is about to be taken over by a corporate giant, leaving her mum out of a job and...
Happy as Larry
Laurence Augustine Rainbow is born into an ordinary family, and seems set for an ordinary life. But as the world changes around him, so does the happiness of his own family. Unique, dark and ultimately uplifting, this is a...
For the Win
Imbued with the same lively, subversive spirit and thrilling storytelling that made Little Brother an international sensation, For the Win is a prophetic and inspiring call-to-arms for a new generation.
Will Grayson, Will Grayson
Will Grayson: What if your friend started writing a musical about your life... and made you look like a joke? What if the girl you weren't interested in started being interested in you? And who is this other guy called Will...
A magical romance blossoms in the follow-up to WINGS, the bestselling novel described by Stephenie Meyer as a remarkable debut .
Kass Kennedy is in the spotlight, thanks to her Dad. He plans on selling her soul to the Devil - or at any rate to Simon Cowell when she finds herself pushed into an X-Factor audition. Kass could just say no, but her dad's...
Guardian of the Dead
At her boarding school in New Zealand, Ellie Spencer is like any ordinary teen: she hangs out with her best friend, Kevin, obsesses over her crush on a mysterious boy, and her biggest worry is her essay deadline. Until everything...
The Summer I Turned Pretty
Every year Isabel spends summer at her family friends' house. There's the swimming pool at night, the private stretch of sandy beach ...and the two boys. Unavailable, aloof Conrad - who she's been in love with forever - and...
When Katarina Bishop was three, her parents took her on a trip to the Louvre...to case it. For her seventh birthday, Katarina and her Uncle Eddie travelled to Austria...to steal the crown jewels. When Kat turned fifteen, she...
'The best day of my life happened when I was five and almost died at Disney World. I'm sixteen now, so you can imagine that's left me with quite a few days of major suckage.' Cameron has just had some bad news: he's sick and is...
Mirabel, a 17-year-old Australian-born Chinese girl, falls in love with a Chinese soldier stationed in Melbourne during WW II. When their affair is discovered JJ is posted back to China. Mirabel decides to follow him to Shanghai....
The Piper’s Son
Five years on from Saving Francesca, Thomas Mackee is the one who needs saving. Tom wants oblivion. Wants to forget parents who leave and friends he used to care about and a string of one-night stands, and favourite uncles being...
Lia and Cassie were best friends. But something went wrong and Cassie changed. Now Cassie is dead. How did she die? Why did she cut herself off? While Lia searches for answers, she drives herself relentlessly down her own path to...
Twilight: The Graphic Novel
Beautifully rendered, this first instalment of Twilight: The Graphic Novel is a must-have for any collector's library.
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief
Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek god. I was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball, skateboarding. The usual. Until I accidentally vaporized my maths teacher. That's...
About a Girl
'I remember the first time that we lay together and I felt the crackle of her dark hair between my fingers, and closed my eyes and breathed her in, so that she became my entire world.' Anna is afraid she must be unlovable - until...
For the first six months, Peter's life in Phoenix was pretty normal. Hanging out with his friends, frustrating his parents, sleeping through school. Then he found out the world was ending. The Shackleton Co-operative is planning...
When You Reach Me
Miranda and Sal are friends, but when Sal gets punched by a kid for no apparent reason, he shuts Miranda out of his life. Then she finds a mysterious note scrawled on a tiny slip of paper, and other notes left for her in strange...
Master of the Incomparable Gardens, the last of the Trustees, and the most powerful Denizen in the house, Lord Sunday is a fierce opponent. And Arthur is running out of time. With everything falling to pieces around him, Arthur...
In Ethan Wate's hometown there lies the darkest of secrets. There is a girl. Slowly, she pulled the hood from her head. Green eyes, black hair. Lena Duchannes. There is a curse. Lena and Ethan become bound together by a deep,...
Bianca has found refuge again with the Black Cross and she and Lucas work desperately to keep her secret. In this company, being a vampire is a death sentence and the two of them live and train alongside the hunters without anyone...
Once there lived a girl called Anonymity Jones. Anonymity's life is falling apart. Her father has left to have a mid-life crisis, her mother's new boyfriend is a definite worry, her Europe-bound sister has changed her name and all...
Liam O'Connor should have died at sea in 1912. Maddy Carter should have died on a plane in 2010. Sal Vikram should have died in a fire in 2029. Yet moments before death, someone mysteriously appeared and said, 'Take my hand ...'...
The very first CHERUB adventure is about to begin ...
Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side
When Jessica meets tall, dark and mysterious Lucius, she is both drawn to and repelled by him. As Jessica tries to sift through her confused adolescent feelings, the reason for the stranger's appearance is revealed.
Monster Republic: Book 1
An explosion in a nuclear power plant. Kids patched up with scavenged body parts and bionic implants. A growing army of superhuman soldiers programmed for destruction. 'No', whispered Cameron to the monster in the glass. And he...
The Den of Shadows Quartet
Four complete teen vampire novels: 'In the Forests of the Night'; 'Demon in my View'; 'Shattered Mirror'; 'Midnight Predator'.
Dancing in the Dark
Ditty was born to dance, but she was also born Jewish.When her strictly religious parents won't let her take ballet lessons, Ditty starts to dance in secret. But for how long can she keep her two worlds apart? And at what cost?...
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