Roden Culter, V.C.
Published by Random House
Roden Cutler, V.C. is the story of Sir Roden Cutler, war hero, diplomat and former Governor of New South Wales – a widely respected, and widely loved, figure whose life encompasses major moments in Australian and international history.…Read More »
Runcible Jones and the Backwards Hourglass
Published by Puffin Books
After every defeat, Lord Shambles returns stronger than before, and more determined to punish humanity. Having crushed all resistance on magical Iltior, he moves the war to Earth, an Earth that is on the verge of collapse.
Unfortunately, Earth’s weapons …Read More »
Runcible Jones and the Buried City
In this adventure, Runcible and Mariam are in even worse trouble, for Lord Shambles has returned, stronger than ever. Once he finds the lost Citadel of Magic there will be no defence against his dreadful sorcery – and with it …Read More »
Runcible Jones and the Frozen Compass
On a freezing night, Lord Shambles shatters the tower where the children are learning magic. Runcible, Mariam and their friends run for their lives. All Iltior now lies in the dreaded sorcerer’s hands and, as soon as he steals the …Read More »
Running Like China
Published by Hachette
‘When I was eleven years old Mum told me, “One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name.” Even before I heard these words I was always a child who crammed intense joy into tiny pockets …Read More »
Sam and the City: Modern Love: How the Blog Generation Do It
Published by Mira Publications
Sam and the City is a sharp witted manifesto for modern girls and guys trying to make sense of the new dating jungle. It’s as reassuring as a late-night chat room. It’s a must have for the single, the tied-up …Read More »
Sassycat: The Night of the Dead
Published by Scholastic
Cats know about ghosts. But what if there’s a whole army of them?
Sassycat has moved into a new neighbourhood and the local animals are acting very weirdly. No welcome here for a fun-loving cat! And why is the cemetery …Read More »
Saving Private Sarbi
Published by Allen & Unwin
Sarbi’s story, and those of the other brave Australian Army dogs in Afghanistan, will resonate with anyone who has known the unconditional love of man’s best friend, and understands the rewards of unbidden loyalty, trust and devotion. It will appeal …Read More »
Published by Pan Macmillan
Saving Zali is a mother’s account of every parent’s worst nightmare: a diagnosis of cancer with a shocking prognosis.
In 2009, Lisa and Andrew Venables were told their eighteen-month-old daughter Zali had Langerhan’s cell histiocytosis, or LCH, a cancer resistant …Read More »
Published by ABC Books
From award-winning author Emma Quay comes a gorgeous new picture book for every little girl who loves to dance.
Scarlett loved to dance, and her house was always filled with rhythm.
Her parents would clap along, and Little Jazzy Jo-Jo’s …Read More »
Scrutator – The Well Of Echoes (Book 3)
This third volume of The Well of Echoes follows up the first two volumes with an equally successful, page-turning ‘tale of three worlds’. The Node has failed, rendering humanity’s battle clankers and the Aachim’s constructs useless. The battle has been …Read More »
Sea As Mirror
Published by HarperCollins
In the not-too-distant future, and in a specially constructed marina off the US coast, Elizabeth works to communicate with a killer whale. As the human world falls victim to terrorist nuclear attacks and everything that was familiar comes under threat, …Read More »
Seducing Mr Maclean
Published by Picador
A wild and funny ride through the inner world of Australian-Lebanese family life, and a young girl’s hilarious rise to womanhood through the kitchen of her family’s restaurant as she attempts to become the first doctor in the household.…Read More »
Sensitive New Age Spy
Published by Penguin Available on audio by Bolinda Publishing.
All Alby wants is a decent coffee and a day off. But there’s a hijacked tanker with a deadly cargo in Sydney Harbour, and bullets are flying on board a US Navy cruiser. Three sailors are dead and a Seahawk …Read More »
Sex, Drugs and Meditation
Published by Pan Macmillan Australia
Mary-Lou Stephens was lucky to make it into her forties. Therapy and AA helped her recover from her upbringing in an evangelical household; her habit of shoplifting through drama school; her addictions to food, drugs and alcohol; a string of …Read More »