The Ones You Trust by Caroline Overington

Breakfast TV and all of the scrutiny the hosts are put under, particularly the women, are examined in this thriller, where Emma from the couch of Cuppa, has her worst nightmare come true. Her youngest child has gone missing and it is all played out in the media. Revealing and mesmerising. Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers Read More …

Mercy Point by Anna Snoekstra

Four teenagers at the same school who have at best not even been friends, and at worst, enemies, find they have something in common, but it requires them to work together to uncover the truth. This young adult novel is refreshingly unique, and will keep readers engaged to find out what the secret is behind Read More …

The Love That I Have by James Moloney

Nazi Germany is seen from both sides of the fence through Margot, a teenager working in the mailroom of a concentration camp, and Dieter, one of the prisoners whose mail she reads as part of her job. This heart-wrenching story is suitable for older teens and adults. Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers Australia with Reading Group Read More …

Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton

This powerful and confronting novel depicts two boys growing up amongst drug use and trafficking. Older boy August doesn’t speak and the story is narrated by his younger brother Eli who wants something better for their lives. Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers Australia Reviews – Kate Wendy Annie Tara Vivian Trent Dalton – Twitter  

P is for Pearl by Eliza Henry Jones

Eliza Henry Jones’s first novel for young adults addresses dealing with broken families in a small town. As teenagers on the brink of adulthood, Gwen and Ben both have pasts they are coming to terms with. Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers Australia with Sample and Teaching Guide     Reviews – Vivian Tara Annie Kate Eliza Read More …

The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan

A compelling debut crime thriller that reopens an old case that has haunted Detective Reilly for twenty years, and has him questioning his colleagues, from then and now. Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers Australia  Extract      Reviews – Marie Nicole Wendy Tara Kate Vivian The Sydney Morning Herald The Australian The Advertiser Dervla McTiernan – Read More …