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Young Adult Books:

• Begin, End, Begin A #LoveOzYA Anthology edited by Danielle Binks and featuring; Michael Pryor, Lili Wilkinson, Gabrielle Tozer, Melissa Keil, Amie Kaufman, Will Kostakis, Ellie Marney,  Jaclyn Moriarty, & Alice Pung.

Middle Grade Books:

The Year the Maps Changed - Australia/New Zealand edition

• The Year the Maps ChangedNorth American edition  

•    ‘Saving Francesca’ & 'The Piper's Son' by Melina Marchetta

•    Looking for Alibrandi’ by Melina Marchetta  

'On The Jellicoe Road' by Melina Marchetta

'Lumatere Chronicles' by Melina Marchetta 

• 'Beatle meets Destiny' by Gabrielle Williams

• 'Good Oil' by Laura Buzo

• 'Holier Than Thou' by Laura Buzo

• 'Raw Blue' by Kirsty Eagar

• 'Summer Skin' by Kirsty Eagar 

• 'The First Thirdby Will Kostakis

• 'Graffiti Moon' by Cath Crowley

• 'Chasing Charlie Duskin' by Cath Crowley

• 'Gracie Faltrain' series by Cath Crowley

• 'Words in Deep Blue' by Cath Crowley

Grace Beside Me by Sue McPherson 

• 'All I Ever Wanted' by Vikki Wakefield

• 'Friday Brown' by Vikki Wakefield

• 'This is Shyness' by Leanne Hall

• 'Six Impossible Things' by Fiona Wood

• 'Wildlife' by Fiona Wood

• 'Everything Beautiful' by Simmone Howell

• 'Girl Defective' by Simmone Howell

• 'Playing Beatie Bow' by Ruth Park

• 'The Wrong Boy' by Suzy Zail

• 'Shadows' by Paula Weston

• 'The Golden Day' by Ursula Dubosarsky

• The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf’ by Ambelin Kwaymullina

•  'Every Breath' by Ellie Marney

• 'The Flywheel' by Erin Gough 

• Everything I rep as agent with Jacinta di Mase Management 

•    ‘Vampire Academy’ series by Richelle Mead

•    ‘Morganville Vampires series by Rachel Caine

•    ‘White Cat’ by Holly Black

•  Wolves of Mercy Falls' series by Maggie Stiefvater

•    ‘Blood and Chocolate’ by Annette Curtis-Klause

'The Other Countess' by Eve Edwards 

'Flygirl' by Sherri L. Smith 

• 'Anna and the French Kiss' by Stephanie Perkins

• 'Audrey, Wait!' by Robin Benway

• 'Forgotten' by Cat Patrick

• 'The DUFF' by Kody Keplinger

• 'Please Ignore Vera Dietz' by A.S. King

• 'Reality Boy' by A.S. King 

• 'Five Flavors of Dumb' by Antony John

• 'The First Part Last' by Angela Johnson

• 'The Sky is Everywhere' by Jandy Nelson

• 'The Spectacular Now' by Tim Tharp

• 'Just One Day' by Gayle Forman

'Something Like Normal' by Trish Doller

• 'This is not a Test' by Courtney Summers

• 'Tiger Lily' by Jodi Lynn Anderson

• 'Wild Awake' by Hilary T. Smith

• 'The Grisha' series by Leigh Bardugo

• 'She is Not Invisible' by Marcus Sedgwick 

• 'Vango' by Timothée de Fombelle

• 'Dairy Queen' by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

• The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks’ by E. Lockhart

• 'We Were Liars' by E. Lockhart

• The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

• 'The Smell of Other People's Houses' by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

• 'My Most Excellent Year' by Steve Kluger

• 'Mockingbird' by Kathryn Erskine

• 'Walk Two Moons' by Sharon Creech

• 'Missing May' by Cynthia Rylant

• 'When You Reach Me' by Rebecca Stead

Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead

• 'Hard Pan Trilogy' by Susan Patron

• 'Binny for Short' by Hilary McKay 

• 'Gaither Sisters' series by Rita Williams-Garcia

• 'Iris and the Tiger' by Leanne Hall

• 'The Thing About Jellyfish' by Ali Benjamin

• 'Harbor Me' by Jacqueline Woodson

• The Wednesday Wars & Okay For Now by Gary D. Schmidt 

  Zora and Me by T.R. Simon and Victoria Bond

•    ‘Travis’ trilogy by Lisa Kleypas

•    ‘Tigers and Devils’ by Sean Kennedy

• 'The MacKade Brothers' series by Nora Roberts 

• 'And One Last Thing...' by Molly Harper  

•  'The Unidentified Redhead' and 'The Redhead Revealed' by Alice Clayton 

'Attachments' by Rainbow Rowell  

• 'Walking on Trampolines' by Frances Whiting 

• 'You Don't Have To Say You Love Me' by Sarra Manning

'Just One of the Guys' by Kristan Higgins 

• 'Until There Was You' by Kristan Higgins

The Ivy Years series by Sarina Bowen

• Butterfly Tattoo by Deidre Knight 

Sweet as Sin by Inez Kelley 

The Reluctant Nude by Meg Maguire 

• 'The Royal We' by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan

• 'The Hating Game' by Sally Thorne

• 'Fall Girl' by Toni Jordan

• 'Addition' by Toni Jordan

• 'Beautiful Messy Love' by Tess Woods

• 'Brothers Ink' series by Sarah Mayberry

• ‘Her Best Friend’ by Sarah Mayberry

•  'It’s Not Me, It’s You' by Mhairi McFarlane

• 'The Flatshare' by Beth O'Leary

• 'The Kiss Quotient' by Helen Hoang

• 'Happiness For Beginners' by Katherine Center

• 'Things You Save in a Fire' by Katherine Center

•    Outlander’ series by Diana Gabaldon

•  The Bareknuckle Bastards series by Sarah MacLean

•    ‘Goddess of the Hunt’ by Tessa Dare

•    ‘The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie’ by Jennifer Ashley

•  'The Many Sins of Lord Cameron' Highland Pleasures #3 by Jennifer Ashley

•    ‘The Hathaways’ series by Lisa Kleypas

•  The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever by Julia Quinn

•  'Ruthless' House of Rohan #1 by Anne Stuart 

• 'Passion' Passion Quartet #1 by Lisa Valdez 

• 'Flowers from the Storm' by Laura Kinsale

• 'A Courtesan's Guide to Getting Your Man' by Celeste Bradley & Susan Donovan

• 'Scandalous Desires' Maiden Lane #3 by Elizabeth Hoyt

• ‘Devil in Spring’ The Ravenels #3 by Lisa Kleypas

• 'Victorian Rebels' series review, by Kerrigan Byrne

• 'Saga' by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

• 'Lost At Sea' by Bryan Lee O'Malley

• 'My Friend Dahmer' by Derf Backderf

• 'Relish: My Life in the Kitchen' by Lucy Knisley

• 'Something New' and 'Kid Gloves' by Lucy Knisley

• 'This One Summer' by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki

• 'Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant' by Tony Cliff

• El Deafo by Cece Bell 

• 'Lumberjanes' Vol. 1 by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, and Brooke Allen

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

• ‘Friends with Boys’ by Faith Erin Hicks

• 'Paper Girls' comic, story by Brian K. Vaughan, art by Cliff Chiang

• Letters For Lucardo by Noora Heikkilä

• The Dreamer by Lora Innes

• 'Pumpkinheads' by Rainbow Rowell

• 'Stone Fruit' by Lee Lai

• 'In: The Graphic Novel' by Will McPhail

• Snapdragon by Kat Leyh

•    ‘A Certain Slant of Light’ by Laura Whitcomb

•    ‘Year of Wonders; A novel of the Plague’ by Geraldine Brooks

•    ‘The Great Gatsby’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

•    ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by Harper Lee

• 'The Time Traveler's Wife' by Audrey Niffenegger
• 'The Poisonwood Bible' by Barbara Kingsolver
'A Tree Grows in Brooklyn' by Betty Smith 
'East of Eden' by John Steinbeck 
• 'The Dressmaker' by Rosalie Ham 

• 'Starter for Ten' by David Nicholls

• 'One Day' by David Nicholls 

•    ‘How to Talk to a Widower’ by Jonathan Tropper

'Animal People' by Charlotte Wood 

• ‘The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society’ by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

• Bel Canto by Ann Patchett 

• Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

• 'The Borrower' by Rebecca Makkai 

• 'Us' by David Nicholls 

• 'Shotgun Lovesongs' by Nickolas Butler

• We are All Completely Beside Ourselves’ by Karen Joy Fowler

Funny Girl by Nick Hornby

Dietland by Sarai Walker 

The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings

•  'Lincoln in the Bardo' by George Saunders

• 'The Husband's Secret' by Liane Moriarty 

• 'Big Little Lies' by Liane Moriarty 

•  'Daisy Jones and The Six' by Taylor Jenkins Reid

•  The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

• ‘The Place on Dalhousie’ by Melina Marchetta

• 'Olympus, Texas' by Stacey Swann

•  'Detransition, Baby' by Torrey Peters

• 'Fleishman Is in Trouble' by Taffy Brodesser-Akner

• 'Autobiography of a Face' by Lucy Grealy

• Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris 

• Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs

• Dry by Augusten Burroughs

• 'Just Between Us' by edited Maya Linden, Christie Nieman, Maggie Scott, Natalie Kon-Yu and Miriam Sved

• 'The Family Law' by Benjamin Law

• 'You'll Be Sorry When I'm Dead' by Marieke Hardy

The Diary of Anne Frank 

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote 

• Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

• 'How Not To Be A Boy' by Robert Webb

• 'The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women' by Kate Moore

•  The Facemaker One Surgeon's Battle to Mend the Disfigured Soldiers of World War I by Lindsey Fitzharris

Traitor King: The Scandalous Exile of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor by Andrew Lownie

• 'The Possibility of Flight' by Lia Hills

• 'Ruby Moonlight' by Ali Cobby Eckermann

• Anna Akhmatova by Anna Akhmatova, translated by D.M. Thomas

• 'Lemons in the Chicken Wire' by Alison Whittaker

• 'Living on Stolen Land' by Ambelin Kwaymullina

Drop Bear by Evelyn Araluen

• Gwen Harwood: Selected Poems by Gwen Harwood

•  Serious Concerns by Wendy Cope

 Don't Go Back To Sleep by Timothy Liu

• Don't Call Us Dead by Danez Smith

How a Moth Becomes a Boat by Josephone Rowe

• Tarcutta Wake by Josephine Rowe 

• St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves by Karen Russell

• Suddenly, a Knock on the Door by Etgar Keret

• The Girl on the Fridge by Etgar Keret

• Tenth of December by George Saunders

•  Black Juice by Margo Lanagan

•  'Eva Luna' by Isabel Allende 

• The Dog of the Marriage: Stories by Amy Hempel

• Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry by Elizabeth McCracken

If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This by Robin Black

• 'The Love of a Bad Man' by Laura Elizabeth Woollett

•  Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean edited by Kirsty Murray, Payal Dhar and Anita Roy

•  The Wrong Grave by Kelly Link

• 'Scattered Showers' by Rainbow Rowell

•    ‘Aurora Teagarden’ series by Charlaine Harris

•    Lily Bard series by Charlaine Harris

•    ‘Harper Connelly’ series by Charlaine Harris

•    ‘Grant County’ series by Karin Slaughter

•    ‘Adrien English’ series by Josh Lanyon

John Lloyd Branson series by D.R. Meredith  

'Brandy Alexander' series by Shelly Fredman 

• Rev. Clare Fergusson & Russ Van Alstyne Mysteries’ by Julia Spencer-Fleming

• Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by Laurie R. King

• 'The Good Daughter' by Karin Slaughter

• 'Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil' by Melina Marchetta

• The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries by Elly Griffiths

•    Texas Vampirestrilogy by Diane Whiteside

•    ‘Blackdagger Brotherhood’ series by J.R. Ward

•    ‘Jane Jameson’ series by Molly Harper

•    ‘Monere: Children of the Moon’ series by Sunny 

• 'Magnus Pack' series by Shelly Laurenston

• 'Pride' series by Shelly Laurenston

'Dragon Bound' Elder Races #1 by Thea Harrison

• 'The Kingmaker Chronicles' by Amanda Bouchet

• 'Pestilence' The Four Horsemen #1 by Laura Thalassa

•    ‘Dark Swan: Eugenie Markham’ series by Richelle Mead

•    ‘Georgina Kincaid’ series by Richelle Mead

•    Mercedes Thompson’ series by Patricia Briggs

• 'Alpha & Omega' series by Patricia Briggs

•    ‘Night Huntress’ series by Jeaniene Frost

•    ‘The Hollows: Rachel Morgan’ series by Kim Harrison

•    ‘Kate Daniels’ series by Ilona Andrews

•    ‘Weather Warden’ series by Rachel Caine

•    ‘'Women of the Otherworld'’ series by Kelley Armstrong

•    ‘Sookie Stackhouse: Southern Vampire’ series by Charlaine Harris

•    ‘Kitty Norville’ series by Carrie Vaughn 

•  'World of the Lupi' series by Eileen Wilks 

• 'Darkest London' series by Kristen Callihan 

•  'Justine Jones' series / 'Disillusionist' trilogy by Carolyn Crane 

•  'Salt and Silver' by Anna Katherine 

'Chess Putnam / Downside' series by Stacia Kane 

WVMP Vampire Radio series by Jeri Smith-Ready

Void City series by J.F. Lewis 

• 'Kiss of Snow' (Psy-Changeling #10) by Nalini Singh

'Disillusionist' series by Carolyn Crane

• 'Written in Red' by Anne Bishop

• 'The Cursed' League of The Black Swan #1 by Alyssa Day

• 'Blood Heir' by Ilona Andrews

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