When Cameron Diaz wrote 'The Body Book', she was on a mission to help educate young women about how their bodies function, empowering them to make better-informed choices about their health instead of heeding the advice of the latest headline or trend. This time, Cameron is star... read more
'I grew up on the world's largest island.'
This apparently simple fact is the starting point for Tim Winton's beautiful, evocative and sometimes provocative memoir of how this unique landscape has shaped him and his ... read more
"An idea is a feat of association, and the height of it is a good metaphor." - Robert Frost For 3,000 years, great thinkers and writers have relied on the device of metaphor to articulate profound thoughts,... read more
The Calabrian mafia is Australia's oldest, largest and most ruthless crime syndicate, trafficking drugs worth billions of dollars and laundering the proceeds through sophisticated international networks.Enforcing discipline with age-old ... read more
|Series:||National Trust History & Heritage|
To this day, Beatrix Potter's tales delight children and grown-ups around the world. But few people realise how extraordinary her own story is. She was a woman of contradictions. A sheltered Victorian daughter who grew into an astute modern businesswoman. A talented art... read more
One of the most shocking murder trials in Australia's legal history, and the tribulations of the man who conducted it. In 1838, eleven convicts and former convicts were put on trial for the brutal murder of 28 Aboriginal men, women and children at Myall Creek in New South Wal... read more
In a year when much of the news was believable but fake, comes a book packed with stories that are unbelievable but true. The Book of the Year is a hilarious guide to 2017's most extraordinary events, unearthed by the creators of the award-winning hit comedy podcast No Suc... read more
21 DAYS TO A HAPPIER FAMILY gives parents scientifically proven suggestions for making their family happier than ever, starting today!
'Parenthood can be a jungle, but Justin's advice and simple strategies will help you find that path back to sanity, stability and... read more
"A brilliant reconstruction of the saga of power, glory, and invasion that is the one-thousand year story of Constantinople. A truly marvelous book." --Simon Winchester
Ghost Empire is a rare treasure--an utterly captivating blend of the historical and the contemporary, narr... read more
|Reading Level:||very good|
|Awards:||Shortlisted ABIA General Fiction Book of the Year 2019|
The Tattooist of Auschwitz is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, two Slovakian Jews, who survived Auschwitz and eventually made their home in Australia. In that terrible place, Lale was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival-literally... read more
In March and April 1942, RAAF 75 Squadron bravely defended Port Moresby for 44 days when Australia truly stood alone against the Japanese. This group of raw young recruits scrambled ceaselessly in their Kittyhawk fighters to an extraordinary and h... read more
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A long-awaited memoir from the larger-than-life, multifaceted lead vocalist of Iron Maiden, one of the most successful, influential and enduring rock bands ever.
Pioneers of Britain's nascent Rock & Metal scene back in the late ... read more