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Deception
Deception
Celeste Walters


Between a mother and son there may be a very thin line connecting lies and silence. In the silver city, life for Josh Sim is study, football, and family. But in this world, the things which matter mo ...


The Plum-Rain Scroll
The Plum-Rain Scro...
Ruth Manley


1979 CBCA BOOK OF THE YEAR A fantastic tale of peril and heroic deeds set in Idzumo, the old Japan of legend and living folklore. Marishoten, the evil Black Iris Lord, seeks to overthrow the Mikado a ...

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No Worries
No Worries
Bill Condon


Brian Talbot: seventeen, virgin, high school dropout, nightshift worker at the local dairy, in love. When life is kicking you down, you need to kick back, but when your old man lives in the shed in t ...


The Spare Room
The Spare Room
Kathryn Lomer


Akira is sent from Japan to Australia, into a world where everything seems new and strange. The language is full of unexpected pitfalls, everyday routines pose challenges, and something is not quite r ...


Protus Rising
Protus Rising
Ken Catran


In the black vacuum of space, mysteries are born. Spaceship Copernicus is orbiting Jupiter and her moons. Second-in-command Declan awakes from cryo sleep ... into a strange and murderous puzzle. Th ...


Amber Pash On Pink
Amber Pash On Pink
Pauline Luke


Good News! God has obviously decided that my life has been horrible and boring long enough and that it's time to beam a little sunshine in my direction. Rebecca is fourteen, and finding out that life ...


The Pastures Of The Blue Crane
The Pastures Of Th...
Hesba Brinsmead


Now back in print – One of Australia’s most loved children’s books Brought up in the solitary environment of exclusive boarding schools, Ryl has learned to be independent, but when her mysterious fath ...

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Fireshadow
Fireshadow
Anthony Eaton


Some battles are imposed on us, some fought within. When Vinnie Santiani’s sister is killed, he runs from the world to the isolation of the bush, driven by fear and loneliness. In 1941, Erich Pieters ...

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Buzzard Breath And Brains
Buzzard Breath And...
James Moloney


The funny and moving sequel to James Moloney's award-winning Swashbuckler. When the Principal's prized rose garden was vandalised, Rex and his mate Tony copped the blame. But it was a set-up and Tony ...


The Glass Mountain
The Glass Mountain
Celeste Walters


Ossie is an outcast - he is the cat that walks alone. This is, until he crosses paths with Mrs Esther Ellis and he is caught up in a world of shadows and secrets - a world in which the legend of a fr ...



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Congratulations to the seven UQP authors shortlisted in the 2018 Queensland Literary Awards: Venero Armanno, Tony Birch, Peter Carnavas, Laura Elvery, Pip Harry, Charles Massy, and Jackie Ryan.  

The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award  

Burning Down by Venero Armanno

We'll Show the World: Expo88 by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland Short Story Collection - Steele Rudd Award

Common People by Tony Birch

Trick of the Light by Laura Elvery

Griffith University Children's BookAward            

The Elephant by Peter Canarvas

Griffith University Young Adult Book Award       

Because of You by Pip Harry

The University of Queensland Non-Fiction Book Award

Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture - A New Earth by Charles Massy

Queensland Premier's Award for a Work of State Significance    

We'll Show the World: Expo88by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland History Book Award              

We'll Show the World: Expo 88 by Jackie Ryan





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