In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom: Human rights activist Park, who fled North Korea with her mother in 2007 at age 13 and eventually made it to South Korea two years later after a harrowing ordeal, recognized that in order to be "completely free," she had to confront the truth of her past. It is an ugly, shameful story of being sold with her mother into slave marriages.

Yeonmi Park has told the harrowing story of her escape from North Korea as a child many times, but never before has she revealed the most intimate and devastating details of the repressive society.

Eyrie: Eyrie tells the story of Tom Keely, a man who’s lost his bearings in middle age and is now holed up in a flat at the top of a grim highrise, looking down on the world he’s fallen out of love with. He’s cut himself off, until one day he runs into some neighbours: a woman he used to know when they were kids, and her introverted young boy. The encounter shakes him up in a way he doesn’t understand. Despite himself, Keely lets them in.

Tom Keely, the hero of Tim Winton’s latest novel, is a fallen man. The recently divorced, once-successful environmental activis…

Clade: A story of one family in a radically changing world, a place of loss and wonder where the extraordinary mingles with the everyday. Haunting, lyrical and unexpectedly hopeful, it is the work of a writer in command of the major themes of our time.

A provocative, urgent novel about time, family and how a changing planet might change our lives, from James Bradley, acclaimed author of The Resurrectionist and editor of The Penguin Book of the Ocean.

Island Home: 'I grew up on the world’s largest island.' This apparently simple fact is the starting point for Tim Winton’s beautiful, evocative and sometimes provocative memoir of how Australia's unique landscape has shaped him and his writing. Wise, rhapsodic, exalted – Island Home is not just a brilliant, moving insight into the life and art of one of our finest writers, but a compelling investigation into the way our country shapes us.

<i>Island Home</i> by Tim Winton is a collection of longer essays and tidbits of landscape description.

Golden Boys: Colt Jenson and his younger brother Bastian live in a world of shiny, new things – skateboards, slot cars, train sets and even the latest BMX. Their affluent father, Rex, has made sure that they'll be the envy of the new, working-class suburb they've moved to. But underneath the surface of the perfect family, is there something unsettling about the Jensons? To the local kids, Rex becomes a kind of hero, but Colt senses there's something in his father that could destroy them.

Booktopia has Golden Boys, Shortlisted for the 2015 Miles Franklin Award by Sonya Hartnett. Buy a discounted Paperback of Golden Boys online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

Useful: After a life of regrets, Sully wants to do one useful thing: he wants to donate a kidney to a stranger. As he scrambles over the hurdles to become a donor, Sully almost accidentally forges a new life for himself. Sober and employed, he makes new friends, not least radio producer Natalie and her son Louis, and begins to patch things up with old ones, like his ex-best mate Tim. Suddenly, everyone wants a piece of him.

Useful, Debra Oswald, creator of Offspring (NYP - Feb

How to Write Your Blockbuster: Fiona McIntosh, one of Australia's most successful commercial authors across a range of genres, is here to set the record straight, and set aspiring novelists on a realistic path. She believes that if you have a tough hide and a philosophical attitude—as well as a damn strong work ethic—anyone can make a living from popular writing. And she's here to show you how.

Fishpond Australia, How To Write Your Blockbuster by Fiona McIntosh. Buy Books online: How To Write Your Blockbuster, ISBN Fiona McIntosh

HSC Student Workbooks 2015- The following books are available for the following subjects: Economics, Business Studies, Chemistry, Legal Studies, Senior Science, English Standard (Paper 2), CAFS, English (Standard and Advanced Paper 1) and Encore Music- CD.

HSC Student Workbooks 2015- The following books are available for the following subjects: Economics, Business Studies, Chemistry, Legal Studies, Senior Science, English Standard (Paper 2), CAFS, English (Standard and Advanced Paper 1) and Encore Music- CD.

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