Books - Non Fiction

Consuming Innocence

Consuming Innocence

Consuming Innocence explores the complex relationship that kids – from tots and tweens to teens – have with popular culture.  It considers the role popular culture and, most importantly, parents play in creating children’s ideas of themselves, and fearlessly questions …

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Creative Wisdom for Writers

Creative Wisdom for Writers

The greatest block to most people’s creativity is lack of faith in themselves and the creative universe. We are taught from an early age to be critics not creators – this is why many people find writing so challenging. Writing …

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Crocodile Charlie and the Holy Grail

Crocodile Charlie and the Holy Grail

‘Crocodile’ Charlie Kingmore embarks on a Quest: to find the Secret of unified teams, productive people, and human happiness at work. If you work for a living, work with other people, or ever need to inspire and lead those around …

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Dance Until It Rains

Dance Until It Rains

Learn life’s most important lessons from an ordinary person who had an extraordinary desire to change her circumstances. This is a book that will make you laugh and make you cry. Most importantly, it will help you find the motivation …

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Dare to Dream: The life and times of a proud Australian

Dare to Dream: The life and times of a proud Australian

Dare to Dream is the true story of one man’s struggle for acceptance in the land of his birth. Tom Hayson, born in a small bush town to a poor migrant family, was driven all his life by one aching …

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Dear Heart

Dear Heart

In 1988 Jenny Davis stumbled upon dozens of letters her aunt, Wynne, had written to her young soldier husband Mickey during World War II. Many of the letters remained unopened, still bearing the mark of their tragedy, a war office …

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Death of a Doctor

Death of a Doctor

This is the story of how the medical profession turned on one of its own – Dr John Harrison. Thought of by many of his patients as a miracle worker, his controversial treatments restored sight to the blind, added years …

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Deception

Deception

To those who knew him, Mark Standen was a stand-up guy, a top cop and assistant director for the NSW Crime Commission. There was little he didn’t know about the underworld. Operation Octans saw him arrested as the mastermind behind …

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Delivery by Appointment: Caesarean Birth Today

Delivery by Appointment: Caesarean Birth Today

Whose decision is it to perform a caesarean – the mother’s or the doctor’s? Author Michelle Hamer had four children by caesarean and had now written a book to give all women the chance to consider their birthing options with …

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Desert Queen: The Many Lives and Loves of Daisy Bates

Desert Queen: The Many Lives and Loves of Daisy Bates

In the 1890s, when a woman’s role was seen as marrying well and raising a family, Daisy Bates reinvented herself from a humble governess to heiress-traveller and ‘woman of science’. She would become one of the best-known and most controversial …

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Dress Like A Star

Dress Like A Star

We feel we should know how to dress our best, but the truth is, most of us don’t. Wardrobe mistress extraordinaire, Annebelle van Tongeren, knows the dilemma well. In DRESS LIKE A STAR she reveals the principles of fashion that …

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Educating Alice

Educating Alice

A footloose city backpacker was hardly the ideal candidate to answer an ad for a governess on a Queensland cattle station.

But Alice Greenup was game for anything, until she fell for a handsome young jackaroo with a devastating smile.  …

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Effie's Guide to Being Up Yourself

Effie’s Guide to Being Up Yourself

“I always knew I was special. You know that sound that only dogs can hear? I can hear it! That’s me. Effie. And I am a one-on.” This is a humorous guide to staying positive and proud in the face …

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Ethel Carrick Fox: Travels and Triumphs of a Post-Impressionist

Ethel Carrick Fox: Travels and Triumphs of a Post-Impressionist

In 1996 Ethel Carrick Fox became Australia’s highest priced woman artist when her painting of a French flower market sold at auction for $105,500. She had been ignored for decades – some of her unsigned works had been attributed to …

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Father Bob: The Larrikin Priest

Father Bob: The Larrikin Priest

This is the life story of Father Bob Maguire – a rare behind-the-scenes look at the much-loved ‘people’s priest’. The enigmatic champion of the down-and-out was shaped by a lonely childhood in poor circumstances, an early priesthood that collided with …

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Female Entrepreneurs: Leading Australian Businesswomen

Female Entrepreneurs: Leading Australian Businesswomen

An insight into some of Australia’s most successful businesswomen – their successes, how they started and how they got to the top – this book is an excellent resource for women wanting to start a business in Australia. Interviews cover …

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First Half

First Half

In this honest and entertaining autobiography, the famous and widely loved Toni Lamond reveals a private life as dramatic and colourful as any she portrayed onstage.

From her spectacular rise to fame, to her marriage which ended in tragedy and …

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From France with Love

From France with Love

After two failed marriages, she has sworn never to let another man dominate her life. He is grief-stricken after the death of his wife of forty-odd years. Nadine and Olivier are totally unprepared for love when their friendship takes a …

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Gene Genius

Gene Genius: Understand your DNA and create your own genetic roadmap to health and happiness

Gene Genius: Understand your DNA and create your own genetic roadmap to health and happiness.

  • Ever wondered why someone on exactly the same diet loses weight much faster than you?
  • Puzzled about why you crave a sugar fix more than …
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    Generation Intuitive: A Guide to Nurturing Your Child's Infinite Potential

    Generation Intuitive: A Guide to Nurturing Your Child’s Infinite Potential

    The World is changing. Children, more than ever before, are highly sensitive to subtle energies through which they are intuitively and naturally connected to an infinite source of inner wisdom and creativity.In this straightforward and down-to-earth guide to nurturing and …

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