THRILLER: A terrorist kidnaps pilot Bill Hoffman's wife and children and then gives him a choice: crash his commercial flight killing 143 people, or watch his family die.
NON-FICTION: Informative and insightful, this is the essential family guide to preparing for ageing parents.
MEMOIR: A memoir about mental health and love that intertwines the raw, personal soul-searching of a young woman with a ‘stranger-than-fiction’ psychological thriller.
ART: A folklife history of Australia: art, diversity, storytelling.
JUNIOR FICTION: An adorable and charming new story about everyone's favourite witch Little Gem.
HISTORICAL FICTION: Set in Poland on the brink of the Second World War, this is the gripping story of a young woman determined to uncover the truth behind her mother’s disappearance and the dark secret from her father's past.
COMEDY: A funny, consoling and very candid collection of stories and essays about friends, enemies and figuring it out.
SHORT STORIES: A collection of interlinked stories that vividly capture the small, rarely spoken moments of our lives that reverberate with meaning, with darkness and with light.
PICTURE BOOK: School is terribly lonely for a shy boy named Francis Frank. Before climbing into bed one night, he wishes for a friend to play with. During a dream, Francis Frank meets his imaginary friend, Charles Charlie.
HISTORICAL FICTION: When Charles Geddes, son-in-law of one of Glasgow's wealthiest shipbuilders, is found floating in the River Clyde with his throat cut, his beautiful widow Isla Lockhart asks for Inspector James Dreghorn to lead the murder case.
THRILLER: When Marina moves into 24 Harrington Gardens, she has an ulterior motive--to uncover the truth about her past.
CONTEMPORARY FICTION: Erica, newly widowed, is devastated to discover her venture capitalist husband left their finances in ruins. Determined to save her home while protecting her teenage daughters, she vows to get back on her feet without letting them, or anyone else, know the truth.
NON-FICTION: Peter Walker explores how to bring more movement into the modern world and, most importantly, into your life.
YOUNG ADULT: Girl meets boy, ghosts his text messages, then convinces him to help her run for the student union. Just your typical love story with a hijabi twist.
NON-FICTION: Some Achieve Greatness contains invaluable lessons on leadership, drawn from John Bell’s extensive relationship with Shakespeare and his own experience as a cultural leader.
ROMANCE: Can Birdy carry off a summer pretending to be her best friend (who incidentally is a world-class wine expert)? And can she stop herself from falling for the first man she's ever actually liked (but who thinks she's someone else)?
PICTURE BOOK: A step-by-step look at how a house is constructed by real-life engineer Mike Lucas and gorgeously illustrated by Daron Parton.
HISTORICAL FICTION: A novel with a vivid, brilliant cast of characters and themes of creativity and ownership, beauty and power, success and crashing failure, and the Victorian obsession with spectacle.
FICTION: A brilliant sliding-doors reimagining of the passionate life of the first woman to win a Nobel Prize – and the life Marie Curie might have led if she had chosen love over science.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY: From the happiness and freedom of her bush childhood, Tanya Heaslip is sent to a boarding school sixteen hundred kilometres away. As these years pass surrounded by the friends she makes, Tanya's memoir is a humorous and inspiring story of strength, resilience and the realities of Australian outback life.