The following books are October new releases by Australasian authors. Each month we will post information on new releases by authors and publishers in our part of the world.
Can God See Me? by Penny Reeve, illustrator Shannon Melville. (Even Before Publishing, October 2013).
I read in the Bible, so it must be true, God can see everything that I do. But what might this look like? And how far does God’s care reach? Join the wild, hilarious and certainly crazy ride of a young boy who dares to imagine the incredible scope of God’s love and care.
Firelight of Heaven by Lizbeth Klein (Wombat Books, October 2013)
A hundred years ago, Morgran began his conquest of Bethloria. Most of the seven kingdoms have already fallen to his Black Empire. While he searches for the last king to gain total control, two orphaned brothers and an Elf girl begin a quest to locate the seven lost crystals of the Morning Star. This jewel alone holds the key to Morgran's overthrow. Their journey leads them through the perilous land of Gardenia, where their friendship is tested. But one dark secret threatens to tear them apart altogether ... Firelight of Heaven is the first volume in the Bethloria fantasy series.