Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fiction and Fantasy Alisa Krasnostein (ed) et al.
“This anthology is perfect for teens who are interested in science fiction and fantasy — but who don’t want just stories about white, straight, able-bodied rich kids and their vampire problems.”… More
Cracklescape Margo Lanagan
A presence haunts an old dresser in an inner-city share house. Shining sun-people lure children from their carefree beachside lives. Sheela-na-gigs colonise a middle-aged man’s outer and inner worlds. And… More
A Trifle Dead Livia Day
Cafe La Femme, Book 1
Tabitha Darling has always had a dab hand for pastry and a knack for getting into trouble. Which was fine when she was a tearaway teen, but not so useful now she’s trying to run a hipster urban cafe, … More
Trucksong Andrew Macrae
Innovative, moving and exquisitely written, Trucksong is a coming-of-age story about how the only meaning to be found in a world in slow decay is that which you make for yourself.
In a post-apocalyptic Australian landscape… More
Sprawl Alisa Krasnostein (ed) et al.
Sprawl is an exciting original anthology giving readers from around the world a unique glimpse into the strange, dark, and often wondrous magics that fill the days and nights of Australia’s dreaming cities and towns,… More
Love and Romanpunk Tansy Rayner Roberts
Thousands of years ago, Julia Agrippina wrote the true history of her family, the Caesars. The document was lost, or destroyed, almost immediately.
(It included more monsters than you might think.)
Hundreds of years… More
Through Splintered Walls Kaaron Warren
From Bram Stoker Award nominated author Kaaron Warren, comes Book 6 in the Twelve Planets collection series.
Country road, city street, mountain, creek.
These are stories inspired by the beauty, the danger, the cruelty,… More
Asymmetry Thoraiya Dyer
An Australian Air Force base patrolled by werewolves. A planet where wages are paid in luck. A future where copies are made of criminals to interpret their dark dreams. A medieval cavalry of mothers who are only permitted… More
Thief of Lives Lucy Susse
Why are certain subjects so Difficult to talk about? What is justice? Why do writers think that other people’s lives are fair game? And what do we really know about the first chemist? A story about history, women,… More
Caution: Contains Small Parts Kirstyn McDermott
A creepy wooden dog that refuses to play dead. A gifted crisis counsellor and the mysterious, melancholy girl she cannot seem to reach. A once-successful fantasy author whose life has become a horror story – now… More
Bad Power Deborah Biancotti
Cover design by Amanda RaineyEbook conversion by Charles Tan
Hate superheroes? Yeah. They probably hate you, too.
“There are two kinds of people with lawyers on tap, Mr Grey. The powerful and the corrupt.”… More
Showtime Narrelle M Harris
Family drama can be found anywhere: in kitchens, in cafes. Derelict hotels, showground rides. Even dungeons far below ruined Hungarian castles. (Okay, especially in Hungarian dungeons.)
Old family fights can go … More
Nightsiders Sue Isle
In a future world of extreme climate change, Perth, Western Australia’s capital city, has been abandoned. Most people were evacuated to the East by the late ’30s and organised infrastructure and services… More
Sharp Shooter Marianne Delacourt
Tara Sharp should be just another unemployable, twenty-something, ex-private schoolgirl … but she has the gift—or curse as she sees it—of reading people’s auras. The trouble is, auras sometimes… More
Salvage Jason Nahrung
Seeking to salvage their foundering marriage, Melanie and Richard retreat to an isolated beach house on a remote Queensland island.
Intrigued by a chance encounter with a stranger, Melanie begins to drift away from… More
Year’s Best YA Speculative Fiction 2014 Julia Rios et al.
Fans of Kaleidoscope will find more tales of wonder, adventure, diversity, and variety in this collection devoted to stories with teen protagonists.
Our goal is to uncover the best young adult short fiction of the year… More