Wild Boys: A Parent’s Story of Tough Love by Helen Pastor

Helena Pastor’s eldest son Joey didn’t turn out how she expected. As his behavior dictated what went on in the family her husband and she tried everything they knew to try and help him, and prevent the other three boys from being affected by his choices. Then they heard of ‘the shed’, a program run Read More …

The Promise Seed by Cass Moriarty

The Promise Seed starts with six year old boy in 1944. When his baby sister dies in questionable circumstances he is sent to a home where he lives until his mid-teens. Another boy is introduced in current time, who we find out is living next door to the other boy, who is now in his seventies. At Read More …

Frankie and Joely by Nova Weetman

Frankie and Joely are very different. But opposites do attract. They get each other and would do anything for their best friend. However, the dynamics change when they leave the city to go and stay with Joely’s aunt, uncle and cousins Mack and Thommo. Frankie attracts attention with her natural beauty and personality, particularly from Read More …

Don’t Kiss Girls and other Stories by Pat Flynn

13 year-old Tony Ross is a vivacious kid with both wonderful and hilarious dreams. He wants to prove he’s just as good as his best friend Kane and he NEEDS to lock lips with his one true love Ashleigh Simpkin. A collection of stories from an outspoken boy, navigating the crucial topics in life: sport, girls, Read More …

Joan Makes History by Kate Grenville

What about the important women in history that didn’t make the cut in our textbooks? Best-selling author Kate Grenville’s fourth book has been re-released after seventeen years. Joan is born in 1901, the year of Australia’s federation, and through her life Australian history and identity are considered. Grenville places everywoman Joan in the midst of Australia’s Read More …