Inspired by the real psychology study popularized by The New York Times and its "Modern Love" column, this contemporary novel follows Hildy and Paul, who each have their own reasons for joining the university psychology study that asks the simple question: Can love be engineered?
Australians eat 150 million packets of instant noodles every year - that's about 7 packets each. But Joel is a teenager who goes to extremes, and 90 packets may not be enough.Joel and Craggs are in it together. They drink booze together, they flirt with petty the... read more
2010. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by a small crease to the front, bottom corner.
Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, and he learns he will be visited by three spirits - Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet to Come - who reveal to him his miserable existence, the opportunities he squandered in his you... read more
|Series:||The Colours of Madeleine|
|Awards:||Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Award Ethel Turner Prize 2013 and Queensland Literary Awards: Griffith University Young Adult Book Award 2013. Shortlisted for Western Australian Premier's Book Awards: Writing for Young Adults 2012.|
Madeleine Tully lives in Cambridge, England, the World - a city of spires, Isaac Newton and Auntie's Tea Shop. Elliot Baranski lives in Bonfire, the Farms, the Kingdom of Cello - where seasons roam, the Butterfly Child sleeps in a glass jar, and bells warn of attacks from dangerous Colours. They are w... read more
Can the right kind of boy get away with killing the wrong kind of girl? Finley and Betty's close friendship survived Fin's ninth-grade move from their coastal Maine town to Manhattan. Calls, letters, and summer visits continued to bind them together, and in the fall of their senior... read more
Narrated by Destiny, this heartbreaking -- and timely -- story of refugees escaping from war-torn Syria is masterfully told by a foreign news correspondent who experienced the crisis firsthand.
In a country ripped apart by war, Tareq lives with his big and lov... read more
Emma has always orbited Henri, her fierce, magnetic queen bee of an older sister, and the two have always been best friends. Until something happens that wrecks them. I’d trusted Henri more than I’d trusted myself. Wherever she told me to go, I’d follow... read more
Patrick Ness's #1 New York Times bestseller now in a movie tie-in version with a striking new cover.
The monster in Conor's backyard is not the one he's been expecting -- the one from the nightmare he's had every night since his mother started her treatments... read more
Walker Books, 2015. A paperback copy in fine, as new condition.
Tess da Costa is a saint-a hand-to-god, miracle-producing saint. At least that's what the people in her hometown of New Avon, Massachusetts, seem to believe. And when Tess suddenly and tragically passes away, her small city begins feverishly petitioning the Pope to make Tess... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Book of the Year - Older Readers 2009.|
The 'War to end all Wars', as seen through the eyes of three young women. the 'War to end all Wars', as seen through the eyes of three young women It is 1915. War is being fought on a horrific scale in the trenches of France, but it might as well be a world away from... read more
2008. A paperback copy in very good, unmarked condition.
Ice. Myth. Magic. Danger. On the frozen island of Skane, the sky speaks. Beautiful lights appear on clear nights, and their colours have meaning: Green means all is well, and the Goddess is happy. Blue means a snow storm is on the way. And then there's red. Red is rare.... read more
Rob has a huge crush on the new girl at school. But Rob is painfully shy and suffers severe panic attacks. How is her heart to be won? Another wonderful and heart-warming comedy drama from the award-winning author of My Life as an Alphabet.