Book 1

Cover of Begin, End, Begin

WINNER OF A 2018 BOOK OF THE YEAR ABIA Bestsellers. Award-winners. Superstars. This anthology has them all. With brilliantly entertaining short stories from beloved young adult authors Amie Kaufman, Melissa Keil, Will Kostakis, Ellie Marney, Jaclyn Moriarty, Michael Pryor, Alice Pung, Gabrielle Tozer, Lili Wilkinson and Danielle Binks, this all-new collection will show the world exactly how much there is to love about Aussie YA. Harnessing the power of the #LoveOzYA social media move...


Cover of Last Night at the Mount Solemn Observatory

A short story from BEGIN, END, BEGIN: A #LOVEOZYA ANTHOLOGY. This tale is a contemporary YA story about the last night in a small town for a young girl's big brother, when she covertly tags along to take part in the goodbye revelry with his friends.


Cover of I Can See the Ending

A short story from BEGIN, END, BEGIN: A #LOVEOZYA ANTHOLOGY. Love is never as simple as Boy Meets Girl, not for a psychic teen anyway. Nothing spoils Boy Kisses Girl quite like a vision of Girl Dumping Boy . . .


Cover of Missing Persons

Missing Persons by Ellie Marney

Published 1 May 2017

A short story from BEGIN, END, BEGIN: A #LOVEOZYA ANTHOLOGY. 'I want to get out of here. But no amount of walking is going to get me back home . . .' Rachel Watts is adrift in the Big Smoke - until an eccentric boy called James Mycroft comes into her orbit.


Cover of Oona Underground

A short story from BEGIN, END, BEGIN: A #LOVEOZYA ANTHOLOGY. Meg and Oona venture into the drains under their city to find the fortune-telling Witch Queen.


Cover of Competition Entry #349

A short story from BEGIN, END, BEGIN: A #LOVEOZYA ANTHOLOGY. What if your history class took a school excursion to a time-travel agency to visit England in the seventeenth century? And what if you decided to secretly switch your time-travel destination, and visit your own home two weeks ago instead? Then you could witness the moment when Noah Brackman first kissed you - and figure out exactly what went wrong . . .


Cover of Sundays

Sundays by Melissa Keil

Published 1 May 2017

A short story from BEGIN, END, BEGIN: A #LOVEOZYA ANTHOLOGY. This is a story about moving on, letting go, embracing change, and surviving those aimless, unfilled days.


Cover of One Small Step ...

A short story from BEGIN, END, BEGIN: A #LOVEOZYA ANTHOLOGY. This story contains: explosions, the first person born on Mars, a greenhouse, two girls, a small tree called Horace, kissing, difficult decisions about what to do after school, action sequences, and that awkward moment when you try to figure out if your best friend is into you.


Cover of The Feeling from over Here

A short story from BEGIN, END, BEGIN: A #LOVEOZYA ANTHOLOGY. Two teens reunite on an overnight coach from Canberra to Melbourne and are forced to deal with a painful incident from their past.


Cover of First Casualty

First Casualty by Michael Pryor

Published 1 May 2017

A short story from BEGIN, END, BEGIN: A #LOVEOZYA ANTHOLOGY. A holiday trip (in space!) goes horribly wrong when alien refugees are rescued but the dark side of politics and the media emerges.