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Alex Jackson: Closing Out
Alex Jackson: Clos...
Pat Flynn


'The waves, why are they breaking so suddenly' asked Alex. It's going from deep to shallow water real quick. It's called closing out. If you get caught under it pins you down.' One minute Alex is ...


Bloody Liggie
Bloody Liggie
Ken Catran


Liggie Tanner, with an axe, Gave her step-mum forty whacks. When she saw what she had done ... “Bloody” Liggie, the media labelled her. She was locked away but broke out and drowned crossing a river. ...


The Full Story
The Full Story
Brian Caswell
David Phu An Chie...


Saigon to Sydney, from Fremantle to the Blue Mountains. Three intensely emotional relationships begin to crumble in the present, under pressures from the secrets of the past. This is a modern love s ...


Rebel Hearts
Rebel Hearts
Daryl McCann


Freyerland is the past. Freyerland is the future. Freyland is where our very souls are tested. Do you choose compromise and the promise of safety? Or do you choose individuality and the threat of t ...


Painted Love Letters
Painted Love Lette...
Catherine Bateson


"And bigger than all of that, I knew that sometimes you had to do the impossible like eat oysters or go shopping even when you could hardly breathe because that is what people did when they truly love ...


Almost Wednesday
Charlie loves Beck. The thing is, he never told her and now after her bizarre disappearance he's left wondering why. And then his dad returns home from gaol to discover that everything has changed. ...


A Journey To Distant Mountains
A Journey To Dista...
Jill Dobson


This is a beautifully crafted fantasy novel. Dobson creates a rich and exotic world of intrigue and allurement. At 16, Princess Atlanta of Eddala is expected to marry her cousin and best friend Prince ...


A Boat For Bridget
A Boat For Bridget
James Roy


Meet Bridget. Bridget's father loves to sail. Her mother loves to garden. Is there a problem? Not until Will's love for the sea draws him back to the thrill and excitement of ocean racing, a world he ...

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Angel Of Barbican High
Angel Of Barbican ...
Michelle A. Taylo...


Angel of Barbican High is a passionate and exquisitely written verse novel. It is a roller coaster ride of emotions and relationships, secrets and confrontation, where the possibilities swing between ...


A Promised Land?
A Promised Land?
Alan Alva Collins


An unabridged compilation of the bestselling and award winning trilogy The Boys from Bondi, Going Home and Joshua. A rare look at the adolescent Jewish-Australian experience filled with daring and wit ...



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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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