There isn't anything quite as wonderful as a rich juicy hamburger and May 28 is the day to celebrate from this selection of items.
Featuring strong yet troubled female characters, these page turning suspenseful psychological thrillers will keep you guessing.
A selection of award-winning works by Indigenous Australian women.
This month is Ramadan, a very important time for Muslims across the world. Find out what makes Ramadan so special with these books for kids.
Forget swooning ladies. These romances feature strong, independent female heroines set in the natural beauty of the Australian landscape.
With stories from some of the world's biggest personal brands, discover how to develop a confident personal brand - face-to-face and online.
Have you committed to eating less meat? Let these cookbooks inspire you with gorgeous nutritious recipes-you won't even miss the meat.
From writing characters and dialogue, to publishing and marketing there is a lot that goes into writing a book. Have you got what it takes?
From puppy training to health and wellbeing, make sure you know all the tips to help your new best friend settle in.
During this podcast, Oprah speaks with the world's best authors of thought-provoking books about the human condition and spirituality.
I am looking forward to further adventures of Dave Burrows in upcoming books by Fleur McDonald. This was a thoroughly engaging book right to the end. I liked the way…
I have read dozens of books on WWII and its aftermath but Thomas Goodrich’s book is an exception to the norm. In considering the fate of POWs I had not…
Abandoned, the second novel in the Donovan series, certainly lived up to my expectations! The unexpected deaths and drama that followed throughout this novel! The knowledge of Mundo Base and…
If you have recently seen Civilisations presented by Simon Schama you will know he knows a bit about art history. I couldn't stop hearing his voice as I read this.…
Fans of Australian rural crime fiction authors such as Jane Harper may enjoy this novel.
The best book by far in the whole series! I loved the plot line and the way the mystery unfolded in this novel. I loved the characters and I especially…
Book Five was interesting and captivating. The mystery presented within this book was hard to predict and I loved the comedy bought in and how it was shaped around the…
I really enjoyed this charming romantic comedy featuring middle aged characters with "baggage" taking centre stage. The cast is tremendous with Rose Byrne, Chris O'Dowd and Ethan Hawke in the…
Well written but some unlikeable characters make this a bit of a difficult read.
Absolutely delightful...for all ages!
The groundbreaking novel Fahrenheit 451 comes to the screen again featuring strong lead characters Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon with more fire and destruction than ever before. However, while…
Bruce Willis is Unbreakable in the popular drama about a security guard that is the sole survivor of a horrible train wreck and finds a hidden strength within himself with…
This is sure to be a hit with any lover of bookstores and books or anyone that has worked in retail or bookstores/libraries!
A true classic of the genre and out of print for more than forty years, "The 10 Bushcraft Books" is back! Well written and insightful. Great book for any camper,…
Memoirs of a Geisha has been on my "To Read" list for 30 years. This is a wonderful blend of memoir, Cinderella romance, historical fiction and good versus evil. Memoirs…
Roz Chast is a fine contemporary cartoonist. I laughed and cried during this story. Chast writes and draws this memoir about caring and making decisions for her own aging parents…
Set in a fictional Irish town, 'The Missing Ones' follows Detective Lottie Parker and her partner on a hunt for a killer. Lottie needs all the help she can get,…
The ultimate guide for all readers that will introduce you to the best ideas for your hair, style, home, personality and hosting needs.
This book is full of great advice from the author's personal story of setting up an ethical dog food business. I enjoyed the easy style of this book as you…
If you are interested in trying the Keto diet - this book is a great place to start! Not all the recipes are Keto, but have some fantastic lower carb…
A true crime documentary about the case of the Barclay family, who welcomed their missing son Nicholas back into their lives only to find out he was an imposter.
This is the first of Fleur McDonald's rural crime novels featuring Detective Dave Burrows. Gemma Sinclair is a strong, independent young woman who is struggling to keep her farm operating…
The final novel in the series "Phoebe Meadows"ends in an extraordinary way. Having bested the norns, the life of Phoebe Meadows has just begun and her adventures are just beginning.…
Follow Adam Liaw as he showcases his favourite recipes from his travels. Loved this book!
New York is a magical place in Winter. This book showcases Authentic American recipes for the festive season as well as showing off New York. Loved this book!
A great read with many delicious treats to make for any occasion.
This is the first novel by Bronwyn Parry and is an exciting read with great characterisation too. Bronwyn Parry's novels can be read as standalones but she has recurring characters…
An extraordinary book that starts with Caylie Jeffrey's discovery of old money beneath the lino of the old house she is renovating. It then blossoms into a quest to learn…
Caddie visits an exhibition in Brisbane about a famous novelist who perished in a fire that also consumed all copies of her second novel. Only fragments of pages survived, creating…
A haunting look inside the intricacies of the back stage of a theatre and all the ghosts that wander the wings. Two love stories intertwine when the West End presents…
A fabulous book showing the determination and courage of Mary Jennings Hegar to pursue her dream of becoming a pilot. Despite discrimination, and various other setbacks, this determined and intelligent…
A wonderful true life story of an incredible woman. She became a celebrity in the 1930s, living a life of adventure, danger, romance and murder. The book was hard to…
A charming French novel. The French President accidentally leaves his hat behind at a restaurant and it goes through a succession of new owners, changing their lives in the process.…
I found this an engaging book, which made me question just how involved was 'Mitza' in collaboration with Albert Einstein in their scientific discoveries. If indeed she was as involved…
This lifestyle book will guide you through many different types of events and get togethers for a range of people.
Thank you Sophie Hannah for creating new Hercule Poirot mysteries! Four people are accused of murdering an elderly man who was thought to have died of natural causes. Are these…
A gripping read set in a small country town where everybody is connected to everybody else...but do they really know each other? And how is a death of a newcomer…
A perfect book for beginners wanting to learn calligraphy and creative hand lettering.
Elizabeth must fulfil the dying wish of her father and seek out the mysterious Devil's Trumpet, a journey that will take her from Cornwall to Chile and place her in…
A character driven crime novel that has many twists and turns. The small country town is a popular setting but Hammer has created a distinctive atmosphere for the town of…
I have read many similar titles and this is up there with the best on this topic. My favourite was the chapter on dealing with "digital"clutter.
This series is brilliant. Find great ideas for an active day out. Provides details on how to get to the locations by public transport or car and includes points of…
A brilliant adaptation of Tim Winton's novel of the same name. Pikelet and Loonie learn to surf along the wild Western Australian coast after encountering the enigmatic Sando.
A tale of art, romance and ultimately family. On the outside, Lillian Oberon appears to have it all. A dashing husband, a glorious manor home and an affectionate stepson. Yet…
Three years after the publication of Library of Souls the peculiar characters return for A Map of Days.
This is a charming pictorial record of Australian birds, many of which can be found in our own backyards and local parks. The paragraphs accompanying each double page spread give…
If you want an insight into the mind of a cat and Japanese family duties and social customs woven into a wonderful story of human and animal/human friendships, then treat…
This book would be enjoyed by fans of dystopian fiction, or alternate futures. It also has strong themes of interpersonal relationships. I loved the unique storyline, and while it got…
A great collection of work by Edgar Allan Poe.
Greenlight is the debut from Benjamin Stevenson, award-winning stand-up comedian taking a leap into the world of thriller fiction novels.
A compelling story of family, love and betrayal set in Yemen in the 1930s. The importance of the henna traditions in Yemenite Jewish culture is intertwined into the story throughout.
A great starter guide for baking of all sorts.
A wonderful read with real life historical characters such as Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon. Young Lucy becomes caught up in the excitement surrounding the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb. She…
The jogging platypus is the highlight of this documentary! Lush cinematography as you would expect.
This book is partly set in Nazi Germany and partly set in the present day in El Paso, Texas. All of the characters must face difficult choices. What is right?…
A good starter guide for anyone starting to look at buying a house, start to save for a house deposit or wanting to know the lingo of the housing market.…
If you are looking for a special cake, one that is a bit out of the ordinary that perhaps you haven't tried before, take a peek. There are some amazing…
Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes fans will enjoy this installment in which Russell and Holmes explore Venice as Mussolini begins his fascist regime.
A stunning work that explores several forests in Asia and the unique, critically endangered birds and animals that call these forests home. The wildlife photography is exceptional and the text…
More than just a movie, Loving Vincent is a sweeping and unique piece of art. I was enthralled with every moment and could not take my eyes of the screen.…
I love kombucha and after reading this gorgeous little book have decided to brew my own. This will save me piles of money and provide some healthy drinks for the…
This was one of those can't-put-down books with a strong female main character who puts herself out on a limb for what she believes in, and to achieve justice. Loved…
Pulitzer Prize winning Australian-American author, Geraldine Brooks tells the story of the first Native American to graduate from Harvard University in the 17th century. Brooks takes a small piece of…
All hail the Eleanor Oliphant, and of course, Raymond too! Our book club read this novel and I just adored it. Honeyman does a wonderful job constructing the narrative roller-coaster…
Think you know scones? Think again! There truly is a scone for every occasion in this book which also gives a brief overview of the history of some National Trust…
A stunning coffee table book illustrating the beauty of the Tasmanian coastline through photographs and poetry. It captures the essence of the ocean in all its moods.
Rural romantic suspense as a spate of thefts threatens to break hearts and tear apart families. There are a few twists in the tale.
The story of four girls from very different backgrounds who are scattered across Australia but seek to maintain their friendship. If you are a fan of Judy Nunn or Joy…
This is an excellent up-to-date resource which gives informative details on a variety of mental health conditions. The book also gives very practical ideas on what to do and be…
I Am Out With Lanterns is the latest novel from Melbourne writer Emily Gale about friendship, family, and the events that make your teenage years so wild and confusing. This…
Near perfect political satire which is both vastly interesting and somewhat terrifying. This movie tells the story of how Stalin's subordinates scrambled for power after his "unfortunate" passing, and how…
This was a great, easy-to-read book written for those who love travel and want to know more about why we travel. I loved the chapters on the theories about tourism…
This was a great documentary about our men - husbands, brothers, partners, brothers, sons and friends - who ride push bikes. It was jovial, but didn't shy away from covering…
This book was absolutely delightful! I fell in love with the main character, Nombeko, by the end of the first chapter. In fact I am so enamoured by her that…
This is the story of how a book is made and what it means to the people who make it as well as the lady who has commissioned it. Each…
Two young women fight to keep the traditions of their mothers and grandmothers as Estonia falls under first the Soviet regime, then the thrall of Nazi Germany. In their battle…
A wonderful Australian story about how lives are shaped by the choices we make. The Kalgoorlie setting is brilliantly portrayed, and each character is distinctive and relatable.
An amazing story about memory, family and sense of place. A must read for anyone who loves Brisbane.
Ashleigh must change her identity to flee her abusive husband. Yet when she finds the tiny town of Blinman she also discovers something more...perhaps by losing her identity she has…
If you're keen on reducing plastic, but don't know where to start, this book is a great first step.
Want some ideas on how to reduce plastic in your lifestyle? This book is a practical guide on how to detox from plastic and find a more sustainable (and cheaper)…
Power, passion and politics. What more does a woman need in the roaring 1930's?
A stir-fry can be an easy & delicious meal with this book that gives you 100 recipes for healthy and incredible stir-fry dishes to create!
Book Towns is the book for any lover of stories and reading with beautiful photos and details about places all around the world dedicated to books.
A nail biting tale of two sets of people, one set in World War 2, ripped apart by unfortunate circumstances and the other in modern England, thrown together in an…
If a wife has to deal with the death of her husband, so should all his mistresses. A funny conversation and series of events between an unlikely group of women,…
This was a really great and amazing novel. There was never a dull moment. The way the story twisted and turned was too well written. I really enjoyed it and…
A great reminder about how to properly address a letter, seating order at a formal function and when it is appropriate to wear a hat. A recommended read for anyone.
A beautifully presented reminder of our childhood toys and how well loved our beloved toys have been.
Add a little awesome to your day and embrance the awesomeness of the little things in life with this reminder. Whether you are stuck in a rut or need the…
Whether you are just dabbling in the area of villainous behaviour or are prepared to launch your super villain career, this guide is for you.
An amazing look into the life of someone who is unapologetically weird and a reminder that we should all embrace the geekiness of life.
Unfortunately, I could not get into this book.
Armchair travelling with a difference...This book is jam packed with strange sights from all over the world (including Australia). You might be inspired to explore - or just shake your…
Have you ever heard of craftivism? This book combines cross stitch with politics! Some great slogans here.
Four investment bankers are locked in an elevator escape room challenge. All the clues point to the deaths of two of their coworkers. Will anyone survive?
The Art of Up is filled with amazing illustrations that were the background behind making the Disney film.
A beautiful, tragic, moving and empowering book about the meaning of love, family and home.
Hillary Jordan's writing was fabulous with great pace and the character portrayal of Hannah made you really care about her. I had to keep picking up the book to check…
Too much additional information about personal life but overall great recipes
One of my favourite novels by Megan Miranda so far! It was very fast paced and full of suspense and adrenaline. I remember actually shaking while reading it. The storyline…
A riveting read set in country New South Wales. Read this before Sunset Shadows.
A heartbreaking and confronting story of a mother and son's struggles dealing with the diagnosis of schizophrenia in Queensland in the 1970s. Told in two parts - a chronological, personal…
A tale of the possibilities of the past and the unpredictable future. Politics, music and love combine for a surprising and beautifully written story.
Anne Alexander is the Editor at large of Prevention magazine and her research and knowledge on this topic is extensive. The book challenges you to explore your past, present and…
5-10-15 is the best recipe book with simple recipes that don't send you running around the grocery store or take too much time to make.
Royal Teas is the perfect book for a fancy treat with great recipes for all the bite-sized treats to accompany your fabulous afternoon tea.
Quick and simple recipes for anyone to enjoy. Love the show!
The photographs in this book are absolutely astounding. If you love flowers and plants, don't miss this one.
Desserts for every night of the week. A great read!
Fantastic book! Great variety of sweet recipes that are easy to make. Love this book, bought myself a copy!
The Great Catsby is a fantastic reimagining of a classic story but with cats instead of humans!
Norse Mythology is a collection of short tales inspired from the familiar characters Thor, Odin, Loki & the ever looming event of Ragnarok.
A delightful French tale of love lost and found, and the interconnectedness of things.
Very cute ideas for gifts or simply to dress up your bookshelf! Even if you don't make any of the items, the crochet puns are worth a groan.
Relatable, determined characters and a great South Australian setting make for an enjoyable and thrilling read.
An extraordinary and shocking story of families torn apart. Based on true events this story tells of young Rill who lives by the river with her family in 1939, and…
Dark Country is a thrilling story with strong, brave characters. You will want to read the sequel Darkening Skies to continue the story, set in north western New South Wales.
Discover the life and work of Rene Magritte - this little book is full of quirky facts and anecdotes.
I enjoyed this book as much as the first two in the series. It was, once again, very well written with the words creating amazing images of a world that…
Explore the world of modern art through MoMa's collection. This book features colour plates of some of the most significant works held by MoMa.
A dramatic story of coverups, lies and death in a country town. This can be read as a stand alone, but Bronwyn Parry follows the lives of some of the…
Some great savoury and sweet recipes that you can actually cook! You'll also find inspiration for something that's a bit different.
A good stand alone novel to read if you want something a little different rather than a standard romance novel.
I really enjoyed this movie. It was on a subject that was a little different. It was inspiring, touching, and the actors portrayed their roles very well.
Winifred Steger's life story is truly amazing. From outback Australia in the early 20th century to making the pilgrimage to Mecca, she took it all in her stride. Daughter, wife,…
Have you ever heard of the Horned Screamer? What about the Thrasher? This book will show you birds from all over the world and you can find out how to…
Beautiful, sad and touching with all the grace of honest words and stark pages.
The Book Ninja is the brilliant, hilarious, feel-good debut book from Aussie writing duo Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus.
This is a wonderful local story and will resonate with anyone who has lived in a Queenslander style home or lived through the 1974 or 2011 Brisbane floods.
Explore the beautiful northern New South Wales beaches and forests with this guide that covers short walks and longer tracks.
There's nothing quite like the Australian landscape and the farmer's best mate; a faithful dog.
The irreverent headlines of the mock-newspaper are in glorious detail in this book compilation.
A very basic, easy-to-read introduction to this fascinating condition. I learned that there are many variations of this ability and the book includes links to tests you can do to…
Combines the brilliance of Ramsay's cooking with the fabulous flavours of South-East Asia.
How to Tame a Beast in Seven Days was a good read, with a decent storyline and captivating characters. I think it started off a bit slow but it might…
A fascinating memoir of a girl struggling to deal with the death of her sister, finding her way through the darkness and onto a successful career as a youtuber.
In the age of highly packaged and processed foods, how do you know what's really in it and what you body does with it?
Gorgeously presented, delicious recipes and vintage charm bring cocktail hour to a new level of sophistication.
A wonderful depository of every conceivable ingredient in alcohol. Where it comes from, what it does and the history behind its use.
A seasonal sojourn through wonder-filled woodlands.
Another vivid world and epic adventure from the author of the Dark Heavens series.
A riveting read set in country NSW. Two police officers must dismantle a killer cult, but the stakes are intensely personal and neither will escape unscathed.
Shaun Micallef puts his own spin on fairy tales and folk tales. Recommended for older children and adults.
Insta-worthy samples of intriguing hand-built vans, the people who drive them and the epic places they have been.
Stunning photographs and stories of Australia's wildlife in all its forms from beetles to whales.
'Lagom' the Swedish word for 'just the right amount' is a way of life which promotes mindfulness and gratitude, the secret to being some of the happiest people in the…
Cocktail time, Italian style.
Australian Geographic has produced this perfectly sized guide to Australian birds with colour photographs and useful facts.
Curious about whose poo? Or what made those tracks? Investigate nature with this handy guide to what animals leave behind.
A brilliant new cookbook to assist the urban farmer on what to do with your seasonal crops.
Looking to pack more nutrition into your food? Discover the power of seeds and nuts.
If you're wanting to add more spice and flair to your cooking game, this book will step it up a notch.
I really enjoyed this novel but at the same time I thought it was ridiculous. I liked how the main character really grew throughout the book and I really enjoyed…
This book really left you wanting more and you couldn't just put it down as some chapters were left as cliffhangers. I really enjoyed this book, especially as it was…
I really liked the layout of the storyline as you saw the story in a number of perspectives. The author created a connection to the characters.
A bright beautiful, page turner of a book that explores the experiences of people who lived on the Channel Islands under Nazi occupation.
This engaging book is about Indigenous Australian, Warren Mundine. He has worked to better the lives of Indigenous people across Australia.
A fascinating book about colour by renowned illustrator, Marion Deuchars. Decode and explore the myriad of colours in our world.
Mouth-watering desserts that are quick, simple and easy. Fantastic book!
Gorgeous double page spreads with succinct decorating tips scattered across the pages. This book can help you make small changes with ease.
This macarbe, yet eternally fascinating subject is examined through the lens of different cultures and how they handle the process of death.
David Gillespie explores what toxic personalities are, how they function, and how best to handle them if you ever need to.
This book is a great starting point for people interested in calligraphy and practising their skills.
With the popularity of minimalist living, this book is a must-read.It has ingenious properties from across Australia, including floor plans.
A fascinating look behind the walls of exclusive residences in the city of Havana. Cuban style is vibrant and elegant.
Contemporary, slick, stylish and tranquil... words not commonly associated with native plants. Find ingenious ways of using stunning plants.
Gratitude is a sincere and beautiful collection of essays from a talented writer in the midst of his final moments of life.
Sugar Free Baking by Carolyn Hartz contains many sugar free and gluten free everyday recipes that are sure to be a hit.
Fahrenheit 451 is one of the most compelling and fascinating works of the 1950s.
WARNING: will prompt you to wear black, drink coffee and ride a fixie bike. Not the usual snow and candles - a thoroughly entertaining read.
Still Alice is an emotional and heartwrenching tale of a woman who realises that she has started to forget things.
A really interesting read about one of Australia's best journalists and his experiences growing up as the son of a spy.
It takes hard work, dedication, and sacrifices to make it as an astronaut with NASA. Discover how to succeed in life on Earth and in space.
If you like fairy tales then this is a book that you should read. Shaun Micallef writes an excellent book that will keep you interested.
Unfiltered is a beautiful book from actor Lily Collins about her experiences that shaped her into a stronger, more confident person today.
This book is beautifully illustrated. Plan a holiday to places inspired by feelings and emotions. What a great way to choose a location!
A gripping thriller that keeps you hooked throughout.
Robert Webb is one of the most relatable celebrities. This book tells his story on a personal level and is both deeply moving and hilarious.
A great money guide with handy life tools for everyone!
The First King of Shannara is a wonderfully adventurous book. The writing is poetic and ingenious.
Personal anecdotes are interspersed amongst discussions with professionals in the area of human behaviour which is fascinating reading.
My favourite chapter was a list of words that should make a comeback. What is the meaning of Scurryfunge...?
The Book Thief is a beautiful, emotional and compelling story of the lives of the people of Himmel Street in Nazi Germany, 1939.
A Fortunate Life is an indescribable reading experience. At the end, I felt fortunate to read this inspiring story and follow this journey.
This is my favourite Liane Moriarty book. She is an expert at the nitty gritty of personal relationships.
Ramen-topia is the most deliciously illustrated recipe book you'll ever see with every recipe you need for endless tasty ramen.
A wonderful true story about a Jewish woman who started a bookshop in Germany before WWII and had to go on the run.
George Saunders brings us a new take on historical fiction. Lincoln wore the heavy cloak of grief for his son while also being president.
A Monster Calls is a book for all ages that tackles death and grief and explores the varying stages of anger, denial, acceptance.
This Mortal Coil will definitely keep your heart racing and your eyes following this rapidly unfolding thriller.
Ready Player One is a wondrous mix of futuristic technology, the 80s and a dash of Willy Wonka!
A thriller that keeps you reading! There's a constant foreboding that something deadly is happening before you suspect the next big shock.
Walking is the very best way to get to know a place.If you are interested in history, art, architecture or the environment - get walking!
A fun and engaging look into the life of one of the world's most famous billionaires. Anyone can dream big and turn into a runaway success!
I've changed my spending habits after reading this book. It's made me financially savvy. Great guide to improve your financial literacy!
Very intriguing....Loren goes missing whilst on a cruise with her husband. Was she pushed? Did she fall? Has she just disappeared?
Maya Angelou's words envelope you in a warm hug! This book lifts the heart and makes you feel powerful and connected to other women.
The Memory Stones is a well told story about Argentinian modern history. Longing, heartfelt pain and emptiness rises out of the prose.
Even famous people feel awkward in some situations. A relatable book that makes readers feel more comfortable about their own awkward lives.
James captures the joy and complexity of relationships - mother to child, husband and wife, female friendships and in-laws.
Female friendship is at the heart of this very enjoyable story about the collision of two creatives at college in New York.
Whoever heard of a female war correspondent in World War I? Rebecca Quinn is determined to make her own way and prove them all wrong.
I couldn't put this book down. The story had me engrossed the whole time I was reading it.
If you love historical fiction, cats and a good mystery, you will enjoy this tale set partly in Stalinist Russia and partly in the present.
Exquisitely told and partly based upon truth, the story explores the search for love during the Belle Epoque and the start of World War II.
Some great recipes but so much more to love than just that! There are food ideas that can be served together with corresponding recipes.
This book reflects many matters happening in the world at present. Feel the fight for family and hope for happiness in a war-torn world.
A Scottish zoologist comes to Queensland in 1883 to discover if the platypus lays eggs. This gem combines science, race relations and love.
This is equally a study of Tsarist society, morals, meaning in life, social position and love. I enjoyed learning the history of this time.
If you are a fan of Downton Abbey, you will enjoy this novel. Sophie Higgs is a young woman with a past, and interesting friends...
One of the very best books I have read on this topic. Easy to understand and an action plan to implement it. I read it cover to cover.
This unofficial Harry Potter craft book explores wonderful activities: from jewellery to edibles to house decorations and clothing too!
A charming and beautiful book - the style reminded me of the film Amelie. Wonderful characters and a mystery amongst enchanting Paris.
Set in country New South Wales, the mystery is engaging. Read The Painted Sky first as as this book refer to past events.
Banned in the author's home country, Girl Detached explores the dark, disturbing world of what can happen when led to evil and the unknown.
While Beatrice & Virgil has delightful prose and vivid imagery, dark themes cloak the 1940's Holocaust and Dante's hell is revealed.
Many of Linwood Barclay's novels are standalone novels, however this book begins a thrilling trilogy will keep you on the edge of your seat!
Both heartbreaking and hilarious. 'These things happen' is comedian Greg Fleet's honest account of his life lived addicted to heroin.
Such an amazing exploration of Irish culture and faerie fascination! Read about the 3 lives affected by a child believed to be a changling.
Totally real, likeable characters written by Danielle Hawkins. The novel is set in a coastal town of New Zealand and provides recipies!
A country town has its secrets revealed in this murder mystery by Joy Dettman. Enjoy memorable characters and evocative Australian settings.
A charming and easy to read biography of Beatrix Potter, with illustrations and photographs throughout.
A beautifully photographed book demonstrating Australian wilderness and suburbia. Personal stories and anecdotes are included in the book.
The Wonder Weeks are periods of rapid brain development making your baby's world bigger, brighter and sometimes scarier. Highly recommended!
The Making of Outlander takes you behind the scenes of this epic show and displays all the incredible work and effort behind each episode!
Based on a true story, this novel offers strong female characters and an evocative historical setting.
The world-famous Sarah's Scribbles comics are very relatable and funny! Perfect for a quick read or shared with friends.
Fantastic Beasts combines the wonderful world of Harry Potter, the dark times of the 1920's and the spectacular special effects of today.
Great psychological thriller with dark brooding characters. As John Connolly said: Read it now before someone spoils the ending for you!
A beautifully written modern tale about marriage, friendship, grief, being different from each other with a thick dose of black humour.
Sora is heir to Mt. Fuji's spirit kingdom, but when a ghostly army invades the land she finds out her whole life is a lie...
Anna Romer's new novel offers twists and turns as Lucy seeks answers to haunted childhood questions. Who is guilty and what are they hiding?
The weird, wonderful, awful and bizarre places and objects in our world are showcased in these pages. It may inspire you to take a detour on your next holiday or…
I loved the highlighting of the importance of mother-daughter or mentor as mother relationships in this book. The dictionary of flowers and their meanings was also very enlightening.
A fascinating insight into illness and the power of the subconscious mind. A mindful lesson in learning to consider the struggles of others. This book strongly highlights the importance of…
A Court of Thorns and Roses is a fantastic retelling of Beauty & The Beast mixed with the enchanting magic of Fae and other supernatural creatures.
Fun and magic for all ages!
In a poor but vibrant neighbourhood on the outskirts of Naples, Elena and Lila learn to rely on each other ahead of anyone or anything else.
Put your trust in the CWA with reliable recipes that you can really make with ingredients you have to hand.
Wife, mother and gifted artist. Can Elizabeth Gould find a way to spread her wings in Victorian London? Based on a true story.
Another amazing read from Australian author Anna Romer, set in beautiful northern NSW and Tasmania. The mystery will keep you guessing!
Stolen from her family, home and lifestyle in far north Australia, this brave young Aboriginal girl finds a new life in the face of tragedy.
Enchanting and moving stories about women in time for Christmas and summer holidays. Definitely a worthwhile read!
This book is full of humour, good advice and some has some insightful information about life. Decide whether you’re a poodle or a wolf!
Take a look into the interesting lives of New York's Jewish Community in the lead up to World War II.
Gammage opens our eyes to 1788 Australian landscape where a sophisticated, successful and sensitive farming was integrated across the land.
Feel the heat, taste the dust and blink into the sunburnt glare as Federal Agent Falk returns home for his friend's murder/suicide.
Determined strong females shine in a story set in 1950s Papua New Guinea exploring mother/daughter, marital and family relationships.
An amusing behind the scenes look at the knitting festival/retreat circuit around the globe. Get inspired with 'location' knitting tips...
Enter the world of 1 Folgate St to discover perfection but can you pay the price? Emma's past and Jane's present become inexorably entwined!
What's okay to know or not to know because we can Google it? A very interesting thought provoking book that's well written, funny and scary!
A refreshingly, blunt, kick-in-the-pants guide to getting things done and having fun.
This is a thrilling romantic mystery set in the Atherton Tablelands. Kaitlyn Scott must find the truth about her dead (or not-so-dead?) husband before all that she loves is consumed…
A beautiful light read that is perfect for just after Valentines Day!
Yet another intriguing mystery from James Patterson.
A simply beautiful book that introduces your own children to role models and real life heroes throughout history. Inspiring!
What do you like about being at the beach? Is it the surf, the natural beauty or the social scene? You are sure to find some great travel destinations in…
Do Not Disturb is the thrilling, dark and deadly sequel to The Girl in 6E. These books are wonderful psychological thrillers as the story is being told from the perspective…
The Last Beginning is a fantastic sequel to The Next Together. It begins in 2056, sixteen years after the last book and follows Clove Sutcliffe as she discovers her family's…
The Next Together is a story of a couple designed to fall in love again and again and lose each other every time. This book was so easy to finish…
This is a great book with lots of heartwarming stories and wonderful photos. If you're a dog lover you will enjoy this book immensely.
A comprehensive guide to one of the most fascinating places in Australia. A must-read for anyone thinking of visiting Tasmania.
Go behind the scenes of the world's greatest museums and libraries. Discover fascinating stories and exceedingly unusual treasures that may never be displayed...
A beautiful book about the importance of happiness that will leave you wanting more.
This is a compelling story that has twists and turns everywhere. A must read!
A very interesting read that was very enjoyable.
A unique novel focusing on the issues faced by a number of inhabitants living in a 27-floor urban apartment block. The plots unravel as an adventurous fish jumps from his…
This is a fascinating and absorbing account of Aboriginal life from the time of their arrival in Australia 50,000+ years ago to the present day.
This is a collection of over 1000 pages of The Walking Dead comics for the ultimate fan. This compendium will leave you dying for more!
A legal drama with a difference - set in Afghanistan, where the legal system is, like the country itself, torn between tradition and modernity. If you like Jodi Picoult's moral…
Rachel, a young governess in Paris, thinks she knows who she is and where her life is headed. Then her mother dies and Rachel discovers her life has been built…
The River House is where the family go for holidays - a place of happy carefree memories. But something happens here that impacts on their relationships and future lives. An…
Soon to be a movie, this evocative novel explores the moments between life and death and the exhilaration found in risk. Beautiful descriptive writing by Tim Winton as always but…
Get off the beaten track and explore Australia's lesser known islands with Michael Veitch. Meet some fascinating characters and experience the rugged landscapes of these remote coasts.
A bit of mystery, a bit of romance and a beautiful Australian setting. What's not to like?
Your illustrated, full-colour guide to the icon who was David Bowie.
An interesting look into the phenomenon of pseudocide, with a few real life success stories and a lot more failures.
I am normally not into vampire books, though I love Holly Black as an author so I gave it ago. Putting a very modern spin on a vampire novel, it…
A warm hearted book set in the beautiful English countryside. Curl up for a good read!
This book is a great companion to the Outlander books and TV series with recipes to relive the places and times of Claire and Jamie.
Jack West is back! The latest roller coaster ride of a book from Matthew Reilly. Allocate a full day for reading: you won't want to stop!
This book really warms your heart and reminds you about the importance of family! It will give you a renewed passion for life.
You've heard of the Flying Doctor, but have you heard of Flying Arts? Merv Moriarty's dream was to bring the arts to regional Queensland.
A humorous and honest look into the life of Amy Schumer. Definitely worth a read if you're a fan of the comedienne.
If you are a fan of Kate Morton, try this author. There are some twists and turns in this historical saga.
Intriguing, startling and absorbing. If you like family history, mystery and literature, this is for you.
A thrilling and deadly book about a young girl intent on revenge to avenge her family. Mia is on a path to study at the Red Church to become a…
Jasper Jones has been likened to To Kill a Mockingbird and while it's written beautifully, I'm not sure that it will become a classic on the same level as Harper…
Dream big! This gorgeous book has the most incredible photos of some of the world's most amazing places...that you can visit. The book is written in English, German and French.
Set in the beautiful Sunshine Coast hinterland and Noosa coastline, this is a tale of family secrets and turmoil. Will a reunion contain a bitter sting?
This is a great cookbook. The recipes always work!
An insightful account of living with Agoraphobia.
Another book to keep you on the edge of your seat by Chris Mooney!
Chris will be speaking at Logan North Library on Saturday 10th September 2016
Come and see Kate during the Brisbane Writer's Festival at Logan Hyperdome Library, 10th September 12pm-1pm. Booking now!
Some simple tips and recipes for a healthy picnic or meal at home! Complete with a glossary for young readers.
A beautiful work that spans three time periods. The story of the painter, the forger and the owner - how one painting impacts their lives.
Jamie and Claire reunite twenty years after the events of Dragonfly in Amber.
A great guide to have for great hikes and walks.
A fantastic books of cakes.
Fantastic, easy to follow recipes.
Bringing noodles to a new culinary level.
A good story about a local tragedy.
A ferocious, relentless and often humorous crime novel set in the WA goldfields.
Down Outback Roads is like hot chocolate and marshmallows - it's warm, comforting and wonderful.
Ryders Ridge is a contemporary take on Rural Fiction with a unique twist.
A story of corruption, danger and romance set in the breathtaking Kakadu National Park.
Art, literature, nature - it all comes together in this delightful book about birds and their nests.
If you like classic detective fiction this one is worth a read. A range of early detective fiction including several female detectives.
This is everything I was expecting and more! Beautifully written and an a very easy read, I got through it in one day. We meet some of the old characters…
A history and memoir of the relationship between Australians and the beach. You will discover some surprising facts, photographs and stories here!
A gorgeous book with amazing photographs. Bird lovers will enjoy the stories behind each 'sitter' for the portraits!
Brisbane writer Liana outlines how to detox your life - from cleaning products to what you eat.
If you like mocking others, this is the book for you. If you want to feel better about your own last name by knowing that others are less fortunate, this…
The sequel to Outlander starts off with a bang when Claire returns to Scotland with her adult daughter and twenty years after she returned from the 18th century. After that…
Like many of Flynn's books The Grownup is rough, gritty and sure to leave you wide-eyed. A woman making a living as a psychic and telling people what they want…
A gripping tale of art, passion and deceit set in wartime Britain and the present day, with a supernatural presence.
Great book with tips and ideas to inspire you to renovate or create around your home.
It seems obvious, so why do we struggle to do it? An answer is here.
A highly recommended classic.
Find out why diets don't work and why the human body feels the need to be either fat or thin.
This series beats 50 Shades of Grey at its own game. Brilliantly written with believable characters and a plot to draw you in.
An amazing guide to lifestyle including a vast range of recipes for good health.
Neurologist and Alzheimer's specialist, Perlmutter blows the lid on the many and varied lifestyle diseases we're currently being faced with.
A fascinating read on why diets don't work and how complex the human body really is.
Excellent strategies for parents to manage problem behaviour before it gets out of hand.
An epic journey through treacherous Alaskan wilderness, Rosmund Lupton is such a good story teller, you can't help but believe it.
Beautiful pictures and drawings. Well-written and interesting for young readers.
It's almost too easy to mock hipsters, and yet it always entertains.
A brilliant and hillarious parody of classic Jane Austen. A zombie in posession of brains must be in want of more brains...
Dripping with inuendo, this is a salacious cookbook.
A great read for any age, and a delightful twist on fairy tales.
A story of politics and survival in a wondrous setting where magic is real and deadly. An immensely enjoyable and unpredictable read.
A beautiful journey through the life of a post-War independant woman embarking on her education and career.
Enjoyable read for a rainy weekend.
A great cookbook filled with plentiful recipes from the popular restaurant the "Spirit House".
A wonderful fictional story of the charater Mary Anning.
A great read for women of all ages!
A great read and so many interesting facts from Audrey's son Sean!
For anyone with a curl in their hair, this is the book to read!
A great read and an informative look into the past of this American beauty.
One of the best Lincoln Rhyme stories in the series. Chilling story about identity theft. Well worth the read.
Amnesia. Secret government society. Supernatural powers. Supernatural monsters. The Rook has it all.
What brings down a passenger plane? It's up to an elite team of crash investigators to find out.
Relic is where the Pendergast series begins. An intriguing page turning series that is now 15 books long, and continuing, that will keep you up late but perhaps not willing…
This book is for the serious Lego builder. Pages of inspiration and practical tips to create mosaics, characters, scenes and more! Lego is truly amazing. This book is aimed more…
The 9th Doctor got a very short run, so great to read this adventure! It captures the atmosphere perfectly and recommended for all Whovians!
A great series of fairytales for the modern girl.
Another beautiful narrative from Australian Inga Simpson, in the same style of "Mr Wigg" and "Nest" with mesmerising nature details, but a bit edgier. This time the topic of Aboriginal…
An intriguing story about love, ambition, manipulation and betrayal, Rachael's Gift pits husband against wife as they disagree about what they think is best for their child.
I wasn't sure I was going to like this, but found it so interesting! The actual statistics on modern day love.... and you wouldn't believe the marriage trend in Japan!
This book is full of recipes inspired by games, movies, books and more by the Nerdy Nummies youtuber Rosanna Pansino.
Fast paced and an easy read - combines genealogy with modern day murder mystery.
Set in the Blue Mountains, Australia this novel has a bit of everything - Mystery, Romance History & Art. It's a little predictable but has the eccentric artist & his…
This is an absorbing read with vivid characterisation and wonderfully textured writing. Recommended for lovers of historical fiction.
Another beautiful book from this couple, who explain their methods of photography and expose the hidden world of minibeasts. An interesting feature can be found at the back of the…
Some divine inspiration for elegance in the morning or afternoon!
A beautiful cookbook with some delightful recipes for Mother's Day or many other special occasions.
After seeing this come through the library I thought I'd give it a try. Wow. Awesome biography. Kunal is funny and has really been through a lot. He may not…
Good cosy mystery with a button theme. This one's about a version of voodoo, so interested to see if others in the series are as good.
Memoir of the author's childhood in Sussex, and her investigation of the 'Guinea Pigs' and the dedicated nurses who worked with them.
Quirky but fascinating book about the development of typeface, and what your chosen font says about you!
Thoroughly enjoyed the writing style. Very typical upper class British mystery.
If you love Simon Winchester, this is a must read! Intriguing 'history' and future of the magnificent Pacific Ocean.
Interesting insight into what life was like for the women who worked at Bletchley Park during the war.
I'm not a cat person, and I'm not a Buddhist, but this was a delightful and enjoyable easy read.
History of the Ritz and the goings on there during WWII. Read about the antics and intrigues of Hemingway, Chanel, Dietrich and more.
Interesting account of Bletchley Park during WWII. Not focussed on the code breaking, but about the life the people led while working there.
Another beautiful novel from Roisin Meaney. Family dynamics are already in upheaval when a newcomer arrives. Will she cause more problems or provide the healing they all need?
A gorgeous book with illustrations from early settlement to present day of these magnificent birds.
Another great resource that explains scientific concepts in an easy to read format.
Some beautiful, quirky and extraordinary libraries feature in this book which also looks at the people who run them and how a library can mean many different things.
This book is delicate and beautiful - an exploration of learning a new language and culture while valuing and keeping the original one.
Recommended for fans of Kate Morton, this novel has many twists and turns as a family is forced to confront its secrets. The author keeps you guessing right to the…
This is an awesome book!
A pleasant read with some gorgeous photographs of our amazing country. Will make you want to explore!
Enlightening and easy to read - lots of 'aha' moments. I'd particularly recommend to young women, but great for all ages to help unveil self-limiting assumptions. I found the second…
An uplifting novel with a feisty, postive heroine!
A gripping detective story and family drama, full of twists and turns, set in Melbourne's suburbs.
Thankyou for your feedback.