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Acquisitions

Curated, pre-publication new title data (6000+ per month) combined with expert profile selections or professional web ordering means less time spent on growing and maintaining your collection. Ask us for a login or sample profiles.

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In-house teams of professionally-trained cataloguers and processors provide records and physical processing to your specifications. We can work in your system or ours, and processing can include fully linked RFID tags.

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Father's Day is Sept 1!

Father’s Day is just around the corner. Our Special List collates picture books, self-help, humour, autobiographies and more, celebrating fathers, adoptive and foster fathers, and grandfathers.

Refresh your collection here.

I Saw We Saw

I saw we saw is the latest title from the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. Written in English with key words in the Dhanu sublanguage of the Yolngu people of the Northern Territory, the book was created by the students at Nhulunbuy Primary School, and is about what they see in Yolngu country.
It includes a QR code to hear a reading of the book for pronunciation.

Order your copies here.

2019 Miles Franklin Winner!

UQP author, Melissa Lucashenko has won the Miles Franklin award for her novel Too Much Lip.

Wise-cracking Kerry Salter has spent a lifetime avoiding two things – her hometown and prison. But now her Pop is dying and she’s an inch away from the lockup, so she heads south on a stolen Harley. Kerry plans to spend twenty-four hours, tops, over the border. She quickly discovers, though, that Bundjalung country has a funny way of grabbing on to people.

Top up your copies here.

Davitt Award Shortlist

The Davitt Awards are presented for excellence in the crime genre written by Australian women in categories for Adult, YA and Junior fiction, and Nonfiction.

Find the shortlisted titles here and the longlist here.