NZ Young Adult
|Awards:||LIANZA YA Fiction Award 2013 Shortlisted for the 2013 NZ Post Children's Book Awards|
A prize-winning, fast-paced thriller that explores love and loss, assumptions and prejudices, truth and fiction, and the many faces of 'family'. Ash McCarthy thinks he finally has it made, revelling in the freedom of being a student. But life is about to take a drastic t... read more
The gripping sequel to the prize-winning thriller The Nature of Ash. Ash McCarthy thought he had done enough by broadcasting his story to the world, exposing the corruption and lies of Prime Minister Chandler and his cronies. With his small band of friends and family on a remo... read more
'Nick had seen the birthmark on Susan's wrist. It had two parts. Each was shaped like a tear drop, curved like a moon. One was bright red and the other golden brown.'
Susan had always been a bit odd and never really got on with her cousin Nick, but the mark on... read more
It is a year since Matiu Douglas and his friends slew Puarata, the tohunga makutu, and nine months since they rescued the taniwha in Lake Waikaremoana.
Life has settled into a normal routine, although Mat is training every school holidays in Taupo, with Aethyln... read more
Matiu Douglas' father Tama is a defence lawyer, a job that has cost him the love of his wife. Mat is used to his father's job creating stress, but when Tama takes on a high-profile case in magical Aotearoa, the defence of Donna Kyle and her deadly father Asher Grieve,... read more
Collins Modern New Zealand Classics 3 Canoes in the Mist has been selected as the third title to be released in this series, after Tripswitch and The Blue Lawn. With a younger readership, of 9-12, this much-loved classic retells the traumatic events surrounding the 1886 erup... read more
HarperCollins brings back into print a New Zealand classic. The year is 1859 and the Small family arrives in the new Canterbury colony without a penny to their name. Mother and six children have a hard beginning to their new life - all the more since they are runaways from ... read more
For Susan and Nick the adventure at last seems at an end. They are leaving he magical land of O, the scene of The Halfmen of O and The Priests of Ferris. But even as they prepare to step back to earth, strange and evil forces reach out to ensnare them.
For Susan - ... read more
NZ Young Adult
|Series:||The Tomorrow Series|
Book 3 of the Tomorrow, When the War Began series.
NZ Young Adult
|Awards:||Winner of the 2017 Copyright Licensing NZ Young Adult Fiction Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults. |
This gripping, page-turning fantasy adventure follows a dangerous quest through a divided world. From the high reaches of a tree, Fliss watches the soldiers attempting yet again to break through the invisible wall. Amid the explosions, a drummer boy tries to escape. As he is ab... read more