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The Secrets We Share

The highly anticipated companion to Nova Weetman’s critically acclaimed middle-reader The Secrets We Keep.

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You’ve probably figured out by now that I love this tree. I love it because it’s no longer beautiful, no longer a tree that would stop a tourist, begging to be photographed. And I love it because it reminds me of my mum.

Clem is slowly rebuilding her life after a house fire destroyed everything. She’s about to start high school with her best friends, Bridge and Ellie, and she’s happy living with her dad in their tiny flat. So when her mum unexpectedly moves back in, Clem feels like there’s no space for her anymore.

But then she meets Matt, a funny and rebellious fourteen-year-old who has family troubles of his own. Clem feels like she can tell him anything … all except her deepest fear. When everything starts to unravel, Clem must decide which secrets to keep and which to share.

Nova Weetman

Nova Weetman

Nova Weetman lives in Melbourne with her family. She has written for TV and is the author of many middle grade and young adult novels. The Secrets We Keep was shortlisted for the Readings Children’s Book Prize, the Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards and the ABIA Awards. The sequel, The Secrets We Share, was a 2018 CBCA Notable Book and won the KROC Kids Reading Oz Choice Awards, NT – Best Fiction for Years 7 to 9. It was also shortlisted for the Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards. Nova’s middle grade novel Sick Bay was a CBCA Notable Book and shortlisted for the ABIA Awards. In 2022, The Edge of Thirteen won the ABIAs Small Publishers' Children's Book of the Year and was a CBCA Notable Book: Younger Readers. In 2023, The Jammer was shortlisted for the ABIAs Book of the Year for Older Children.