The third novel in the Orphan X series continues the high-octane escapades of Evan Smoak, raised from the age of 12 to be a killing machine and now living underground aiding those needing the kind of help that’s outside the law.
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Every Sunday for almost a century, John Cann’s family ran the famous snake show in a pit at La Perouse. This is the memoir of the last of those snake men.
A pretty picturebook for ages 4-9 that highlights the special relationship between a grandfather and his grandson as they spend time together building not one, but two sandcastles that are “magnificent.”
Dr Alex Taylor wakes up on an operating table and is threatened by an unknown man. When she reawakens later, no one believes her story.
The America’s wild west, John Evert Burn sets out to rescue his mother, who was captured in a raid by the Paiute Nation but the search for his mother does not have much call on his time.
The further misadventures of Lillian McBride and her vicious family members who anticipate the worst of each other and act accordingly.
A well-researched guide to self-improvement through behavioural science and evolutionary psychology instead of mystical belief. There’s also a lot of comedy and swearing.
From hours of interviews comes this biography of Geoff Brock, the son of a rabbit trapper and a Port Pirie lad who would grow up to become Mayor of Port Pirie and, eventually, the Minister for Regional Development.
When the remains of an unidentified infant are discovered, three women react strongly but their connection, and the mystery of the body will only be uncovered when a determined journalist decides to dig deeper.
The orchestra is scattered all over the world on holidays! The Maestro and his assistant, a yellow bird, must take clues from the musician’s post cards in order to find them in the picture puzzles in time for the concert.
In 1879 Scotland, Ann Craig watches as her husband’s train crosses the Tay Bridge just as it collapses. In 2015, Fiona Craig wakes to find that her husband has emptied their bank account and disappeared. Both are driven to search for their missing husbands.
Caroline and Hunter celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary in Mexico, leaving their kids in the hotel room. Between their half hour checkins however, one of them goes missing.
Set on the fictional world of New Earth (which first appeared in the early days of David Tennant’s Doctor), the planet comes under threat by a group known as the Lux.
A look at the railway history, exploring the economic and social impact of the Indian and Pakistani railways in the sub-continent.
A children’s activity book that explores the achievements of women through history, from Sacagawea, an American Indian in 1804, to Rosa Parks in 1955.
A celebration the remarkable figurative sculptures of Australian ceramicist Liz Williams, tracing the evolution of Liz Williams’ impressive body of coil-built works.
The 2018 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature winners were announced over the weekend as part of Adelaide Writers’ Week, with a South Australian author taking out the prize for the first time.
A large format picture book exploring the ancient lives of dinosaurs and where they roamed on the Earth, broken down into modern-day continents for ease of understanding.
Popular Dr Who character River Song returns for a third series of audio adventures featuring the fourth Doctor, played by Peter Davidson, and the villainous Madame Kovarian.
A new nanny insinuates herself into every element of a family’s life, providing loving care whilst playing psychologically damaging and abusive games with the children and then with the mother.