YA: The summer is finally here, and Pearl Nash is on a mission to save her slowly disintegrating friendship with a whirlwind end-of-year road trip that is definitely, absolutely, most positively going to solve all her problems.
YA: Lisa Walker's second Olivia Grace novel is another rip-roaring excursion into madcap sunshine noir, with nods to Nancy Drew and Sherlock Holmes, and a flavour of Veronica Mars meets Elmore Leonard.
ART: A folklife history of Australia: art, diversity, storytelling.
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.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY: South Australian broadcaster, columnist, theatre guru and critic Peter Goers has been known and loved for his sardonic wit and laconic flair for decades. This collection gathers the best of his Fringe shows, columns and a modicum of memoir.
NON-FICTION: A beautiful celebration of key architecture in South Australia.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Alex Frayne has travelled the length and breadth of South Australia to capture the wonder of our big, beautiful, timeless, and daunting back yard.
NON-FICTION: They said it couldn't be done. Port Adelaide's rivals called it a 'sideshow'. Yet within five years, Port Adelaide had attracted major sponsors from China, played three in-season AFL matches in Shanghai, and featured in a series of significant moments in the Australia-China relationship. This is the inside story.
HISTORY: A widely researched book depicting the human face of the history of Australia's Little Cornwall as it was and as it still is today.
The debut young adult novel from Adelaide author Poppy Nwosu has just been sold to Walker Books in the USA for a five-figure sum.
The work of seven amateur photographers who documented the land and the people of early Central Australia.
Adelaide's own Wakefield Press, which turns 30 in 2019, is launching a dedicated new list for YA books.
A fascinating history of the penniless women whose only option was life in Adelaide’s Destitute Asylum.
The annual Wakefield Press Spring Book Sale is on again this coming weekend featuring two days of massive discounts, children's books, and the launch of an exciting new book that breaks the myths around South Australian history.
The works of South Australian artist Jeffrey Smart, showcasing how his art evolved and developed, and documenting his life story, from how he was inspired by the South Australian landscapes, to his travels in Italy.
A fascinating culinary history of one of Australia’s iconic foods, taking us around Australia, New Zealand and England, through recipe books, family treasures, letters to and from soldiers in WWI, photographs and anecdotes to discover the origins of our iconic Anzac biscuit.
A wonderful collection of poetry and prose from books, letters and journals along with magazine and newspaper articles on the history of Australian food, cooking, dining and etiquette.
A book positioned beautifully to engage young people with language so that they see how powerful literature can be created out of everyday life, deeply and sensitively observed.
All the Kings' Men: A History of the Hindmarsh Cricket Club by Denis Brien has won the Jack Pollard trophy from the Australian Cricket Society for the leading cricket book published over the previous 12 months.
A cookbook providing a wonderful range of cakes to make throughout the year, compiled over two years by the South Australian Country Women’s Association with author Fiona Roberts and photographer Jacqui Way.