Christian College Geelong Senior Library: Lovers of literature

There Will Be Lies by Nick Lake

People you love can lie to you for the very best of reasons.

Maybe they want to protect you.

Maybe they want to hide a terrible secret of their own.

Maybe the just love you much they’ll do anything, Anything for you.

Maybe they’re just liars.

This is a book full of twists and turns!


In four hours, Shelby Jane Cooper will be struck by a car. Shortly after, she and her mother will leave the hospital and set out on a winding journey toward the Grand Canyon.

All Shelby knows  is that they’re running from dangers only her mother understands. And the further they travel, the more Shelby questions everything about her past – and her current reality. Forced to take advantage of the kindness of unsuspecting travelers, Shelby grapples with what’s real, what isn’t, and who she can trust…..if anybody.

Award-winning author Nick Lake proves his skills as a master storyteller in this heart-pounding new novel. This emotionally charged thrill rides leads to a shocking ending that will have readers flipping back to the beginning

Good Reads



May 1, 2015 Posted by | Family/Relationships, Suspense | , | Leave a comment

Froi of the Exiles by Melina Marchetta

Fans of Melina Marchetta who have been waiting for the Book Two of the Lumatere  Chronicles will have to wait no longer. Froi of the Exiles is here….the gripping sequel to Finnikin of the Rock!

Blood sings to blood … Those born last will make the first … For Charyn will be barren no more.
Three years after the curse on Lumatere was lifted, Froi has found his home… Or so he believes…

Fiercely loyal to the Queen and Finnikin, Froi has been trained roughly and lovingly by the Guard sworn to protect the royal family, and has learned to control his quick temper. But when he is sent on a secretive mission to the kingdom of Charyn, nothing could have prepared him for what he finds. Here he encounters a damaged people who are not who they seem, and must unravel both the dark bonds of kinship and the mysteries of a half-mad Princess.

And in this barren and mysterious place, he will discover that there is a song sleeping in his blood, and though Froi would rather not, the time has come to listen.

Gripping and intense, complex and richly imagined, Froi of the Exiles is a dazzling sequel to Finnikin of the Rock, from the internationally best-selling and multi-award-winning author of Looking for Alibrandi, Saving Francesca, On the Jellicoe Road and The Piper’s Son

March 5, 2012 Posted by | Fantasy, Great series | | Leave a comment

Sugar Sugar by Carole Wilkinson

This is Carole Wilkinson’s first novel for young adults, many may have read her best-selling and award-winning Dragonkeeper and Ramose series.


Jackie has left Australia with a psychedelic suitcase and a dream to become a world-famous fashion designer. She knows exactly where she’s going and how she’s going to get there. So how does a weekend in Paris send her spinning off course? How does she end up somewhere she couldn’t find on a map?

It’s the 1970s and it seems like half the Western world under 30 is hitch-hiking to the East in search of enlightenment, adventure or cheap hashish. Jackie isn’t one of them. The only thing she’s looking for is her lost fashion folio which is the key to her dream of becoming a famous fashion designer. But she stumbles onto the well-worn hippy trail and soon her life is heading in a new direction – in more ways than one.

May 13, 2010 Posted by | Adventure, Family/Relationships | , | Leave a comment