Booktopia Catalogue
September 2014 | Edition 24
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John Purcell - The Booktopia Book Guru
September is a reader's feast - from the thrilling escapism of a brand new Jack Reacher novel to the hearty mental meal that is a new Hilary Mantel, from Andy Griffiths at his hilarious best to Jamie in his Wiggles skivvy - the sheer volume of must read and must own titles will force you to make some tough decisions.

Do you buy Ian McEwan, Favel Parrett, Nora Roberts and Bernard Cornwell or Kylie Ladd, Kathy Reichs, Martin Amis and Sally Rippin? Or do you buy yourself the full set of the newly jacketed Harry Potter books, Yotam Ottolenghi and Sonya Hartnett?

Or all of the above? Surely your book collection takes priority over all other expenditures? Order now and your future self will thank you for it.

And don't forget Father's Day on Sunday 7th September. Order now and avoid the last minute dash to the shops. NB: All Dads are sick of receiving socks and undies. Books make the best gifts.

Happy shopping.

Kind Regards

John Purcell
The Booktopia Book Guru
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BOOKS OF THE MONTH 

FICTION


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JACK REACHER: BOOK 19
by
Lee Child

Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a go-to hard man in the US military police, now he's a drifter of no fixed abode. But the army tracks him down. Because someone has taken a long-range shot at the French president. Only one man could have done it. And Reacher is the one man who can find him.

This new heart stopping, nail biting book in Lee Child's number-one bestselling series takes Reacher across the Atlantic to Paris - and then to London. The stakes have never been higher - because this time, it's personal.

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CHILDREN


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by
Andy Griffiths

Find Wally on the website and buy a book from our Kids Month range to go in the draw to win 1 of 5 Where's Wally packs valued at $175 RRP.

Andy and Terry's incredible, ever-expanding treehouse has 13 new storeys, including a watermelon-smashing level, a wave machine, a life-size snakes and ladders game (with real ladders and real snakes), a rocket-powered carrot-launcher, a Ninja Snail Training Academy and a high-tech detective agency with all the latest high-tech detective technology, which is lucky because they have a BIG mystery to solve - where is Mr Big Nose???

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NON-FICTION

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by
Jamie Oliver

Jamie's new cookbook brings together 100 ultimate comfort food recipes from around the world. It's all about the dishes that are close to your heart, that put a smile on your face and make you feel happy, loved, safe and secure. Inspired by everything from childhood memories to the changing of the seasons, and taking into account the guilty pleasures and sweet indulgences that everyone enjoys, it's brimming with exciting recipes you'll fall in love with.

Jamie's Comfort Food is all about the food you really want to eat, made exactly how you like it. With this in mind, the book features more...

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FICTIO

BOOKTOPIA FAVOURITE


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by
Kylie Ladd

A clear-eyed, insightful and wildly entertaining look into the complicated, emotional world of mothers and their teenage daughters by the acclaimed author of Into My Arms, Last Summer and After the Fall.

Four mothers. Four teenage daughters.

An isolated tropical paradise with no internet or mobile phone reception.

What could possibly go wrong?

There's tension, bitchiness, bullying, sex, drunken confessions, bad behaviour and breakdowns - and wait till you see what
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AUSTRALIAN FICTION

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by
Favel Parrett

The hauntingly beautiful story of a young girl transformed by the power of kindness from award-winning author Favel Parrett.

Running away from the mainland was supposed to make their lives better. But, for Isla and her brother, their mother's sadness and the cold, damp greyness of Hobart's stone streets seeps into everything.

Then, one morning, Isla sees a red ship. That colour lights her day. And when a sailor from the ship befriends her mother, he shares his stories with them all - of Antarctica, his home in Denmark and life onboard. Like the snow white petrels that survive in the harshest coldest place, this lonely girl at the bottom of the world will learn that it is possible to more...

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GOLDEN BOYS
by Sonya Hartnett
  LYREBIRD
by Anna Romer
  THE FRENCH PRIZE
by Cathryn Hein
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SEPTEMBER BOOK CLUB PICK

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by
Caroline Overington

How well do you really know the one you love? With her customary page-turning style and potent themes, this is Caroline Overington at her thought-provoking best.

'Why do some people decide to get married when everyone around them would seem to agree that marriage, at least for the two people in question, is a terrifically bad idea?'

The year is 1999, and Lachlan Colbert - Colby - has the world at his feet. He's got a big job on Wall Street and a sleek bachelor pad in the heart of Manhattan.

With money no object, he and his friends take a trip to Australia to see in the new millennium. And it's there, on a hired yacht sailing the Whitsundays, that he meets Caitlin.

Caitlin Hourigan has got wild hair and torn shorts - and has barely ever left the small patch of Queensland where more...
 
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ACTION

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A FARGO ADVENTURE: BOOK 6
by Cussler Clive, Russell Blake


Baffin Island: Sam and Remi Fargo are on a climate-control expedition in the Arctic, when they discover a Viking ship in the ice, perfectly preserved-and filled with pre-Columbian artefacts from Mexico.

How can that be? As they research, clues about a link between the Vikings and the legendary Toltec, feathered serpent-god Quetzalcoatl and a fabled object known as the Eye of Heaven - soon emerge. And the Fargos find themselves on the run from treasure hunters, crime cartels, and those with far more personal motivations for stopping them from unearthing the solution to a thousand-year-old mystery . . .

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QUICK
by Steve Worland

BRAVO
by Greg Rucka
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Strap in for a breathtaking, tyre-peeling, high-octane adventure ride by rising star of action trillers.

Melbourne, Australia: Round one of the Formula One World Championship. Billy Hotchkiss no longer races a V8 Supercar, but that doesn't mean he's lost the need for speed. When the young cop uncovers a diamond heist in progress he leaps into action and almost captures the thieves single-handedly.

Lyon, France: Interpol are convinced the criminals are somehow connected to more...

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In the wake of a failed attack on America's premier theme park which put his own daughter at risk, Special Forces operator Jad Bell is sent after the man who arranged it. But it soon becomes clear that capturing him is just the start: his employer, known only as the Architect, has already set something far worse in motion.

At the centre of it all are two women deep under cover. One is an American spy whose intel is the only hope they have, but who has lived a lie for so long she cannot be trusted. And the other is a woman as beautiful as she is deadly, already living in the States, and poised to execute more...

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CRIME

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TEMPERANCE BRENNAN SERIES: BOOK 17
by
Kathy Reichs

The gripping new Temperance Brennan novel from the world-class forensic anthropologist and Number 1 bestselling author Kathy Reichs. Tempe is faced with the horrifying possibility that the killer who got away in Monday Mourning is back...

For a decade, Temperance Brennan has been haunted by the one who got away.

The killer of young women. The monster.

And the one who has now come back.

Feeding on fear, grief and rage.

Killing again. Killing girls.

Getting closer.

Coming for Tempe.

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PERFIDIA
by James Ellroy
  BURN
MICHAEL BENNETT SERIES: BOOK 7
by James Patterson
  THE GOLEM OF HOLLYWOOD
by Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
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THE MONOGRAM MURDERS
by Sophie Hannah
  ALREADY DEAD
by Jaye Ford
  AN EVENT IN AUTUMN
by Henning Mankell
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FANTASY

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FITZ AND THE FOOL: BOOK 1
by
Robin Hobb

Robin Hobb returns to her best loved characters in a brand new series.

Tom Badgerlock has been living peaceably in the manor house at Withywoods with his beloved wife Molly these many years, the estate a reward to his family for loyal service to the crown. But behind the facade of respectable middle-age lies a turbulent and violent past. For Tom Badgerlock is actually FitzChivalry Farseer, bastard scion of the Farseer line, convicted user of Beast-magic, and assassin.

A man who has risked much for his king and lost more... On a shelf in his den sits a triptych carved in memory stone of more...

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GAME OF THRONES

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HBO's hit series A Game Of Thrones is based on George R R Martin's internationally bestselling series A Song Of Ice And Fire, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series has set the benchmark for contemporary epic fantasy.

Labelled by Time magazine as one of the top 100 most influential people in the world, Martin has conjured a world as complex and vibrant as that of J.R.R. Tolkien, populated by a huge cast of fascinating, complex characters, and boasting a history that stretches back twelve thousand years.

Three great storylines weave through the books, charting the civil war for control of the Seven Kingdoms; the defence of the towering Wall of ice in the uttermost north against more...

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HISTORICAL FICTION

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CENTURY TRILOGY: BOOK 3
by
Ken Follett

The epic final volume in the Century trilogy

As the decisions made in the corridors of power bring the world to the brink of oblivion, five families from across the globe are brought together in an unforgettable tale of passion and conflict during the Cold War.

When Rebecca Hoffmann, a teacher in East Germany, finds herself pursued by the secret police, she discovers that she has been living a lie. Her younger brother, Walli, longs to escape across the Berlin Wall to Britain to become part of the burgeoning music scene.

In the United States, George Jakes, a bright young lawyer in the Kennedy administration, is a fierce supporter of the Civil Rights movement - as is the woman he is in love with, Verena, who works for more...

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INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE

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by
David Mitchell

The stunning new novel from the author of Cloud Atlas, at once the kaleidoscopic story of an unusual woman's life, a metaphysical thriller and a profound meditation on mortality and survival.

One drowsy summer's day in 1984, teenage runaway Holly Sykes encounters a strange woman who offers a small kindness in exchange for 'asylum'. Decades will pass before Holly understands exactly what sort of asylum the woman was seeking ...

The Bone Clocks follows the twists and turns of Holly's life from a scarred adolescence in Gravesend to old age on Ireland's Atlantic coast as Europe's oil supply dries up - a life not so far out of the ordinary, yet punctuated by flashes of precognition, visits from people who emerge from thin air and brief lapses in the more...

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J
by Howard Jacobson
  THE CHILDREN ACT
by Ian McEwan
  THE ZONE OF INTEREST
by Martin Amis
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ROMANCE

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THE SECRET WIFE
by Linda Kavanagh
  THE CALHOUNS: VOLUME 1
by Nora Roberts
  MOONLIGHT PLAINS
by Barbara Hannay
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RURAL ROMANCE


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Mandy Magro

A wounded soldier and a free spirit, both determined to follow their dreams but can they resist the call of true love?

The Army and his dearly beloved explosive detection dog Indy are Dean's life he can't imagine doing anything else. Although physically and emotionally tested by the death of his mother in a recent accident, and by his father's wish to have him home, he is still determined to fulfil his lifelong dream of protecting the country he loves. But life has other plans for Dean when he and Indy are wounded in action in Afghanistan and sent home to heal.

Free-spirited Summer has never wanted for anything, with her successful father aiming high for her future at any cost. Much to her father's dismay, instead of pursuing the career he's planned for her she intends to more...

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THRILLER

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by
Sandra Brown

Hayes Bannock is a Texas Ranger, a natural "lawman" who is tough, taciturn, perceptive, and guarded. Several years ago, his life was derailed by a tragic chain of events, including the death of his wife in a car accident. Now he's trying to regain custody of his five-year-old daughter, Georgia, who has been living with his in-laws for the past four years.

Judge Emory Charbonneau is the presiding judge at Georgia Bannock's custody hearing. Smart and ambitious, she wants to keep the bench to which she was temporarily appointed, which means winning the upcoming election. But just as she is about to render her decision in more...

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FOR THE YOUNG AND YOUNG AT HEART

YOUNG ADULT


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THE LORIEN LEGACIES: BOOK 5
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Lore Pittacus

The Garde have suffered the ultimate betrayal: Number Five has allied himself with the Mogadorians, killing Eight and helping the Mogs to abduct Ella from the safe house. Now the fight for Earth's survival has just become that much more impossible.

The Garde may not have time to mourn their fallen ally, but they'll make sure to avenge him. And help is at hand from the most unlikely of sources: Adam, a Mogadorian, has turned his back on his people. He might just be their lifeline, but are the Garde repeating past mistakes by putting their trust in him?

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HEIR OF FIRE
THRONE OF GLASS: SERIES 3
by Sarah J. Maas

THE JEWEL
by Amy Ewing
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Celaena Sardothien is more than a great assassin. As the world is about to find out . . . The heart-pounding, edge-of-your-seat third instalment to the Throne of Glass series, from New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas, just can't be missed!

Lost and broken, Celaena Sardothien's only thought is to avenge the savage death of her dearest friend: as the King of Adarlan's Assassin, she is bound to serve this tyrant, but he will pay for what he did. Any hope Celaena has of destroying the king lies in answers to be found in Wendlyn. Sacrificing his future, Chaol, the Captain of the King's Guard, has sent Celaena there to protect her, but her darkest demons lay in more...

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This is a shocking and compelling new YA series from debut author, Amy Ewing. The Handmaid's Tale meets The Other Boleyn Girl in a world where beauty and brutality collide.

Violet Lasting is no longer a human being. Tomorrow she becomes Lot 197, auctioned to the highest royal bidder in the Jewel of the Lone City. Tomorrow she becomes the Surrogate of the House of the Lake, her sole purpose to produce a healthy heir for the Duchess.

Imprisoned in the opulent cage of the palace, Violet learns the brutal ways of the Jewel, where the royal women compete to secure their bloodline and the surrogates are treated as

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THE MISSION
by Allen Zadoff
  MESSENGER OF FEAR
by Michael Grant
  FALLING INTO PLACE
by Amy Zhang
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RAIN DANCE
by Karen Wood
  APPLE AND RAIN
by Sarah Crossan
  THE INCREDIBLE ADVENTURES OF CINNAMON GIRL
by Melissa Keil
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CHILDREN


HARRY POTTER

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HARRY POTTER CHILDREN'S EDITIONS SERIES BOOK 1
by
J. K. Rowling

It's time to PASS THE MAGIC ON - with brand new children's editions of the classic and internationally bestselling series

When a letter arrives for unhappy but ordinary Harry Potter, a decade-old secret is revealed to him that apparently he's the last to know. His parents were wizards, killed by a Dark Lord's curse when Harry was just a baby, and which he somehow survived. Leaving his unsympathetic aunt and uncle for Hogwarts, a wizarding school brimming with ghosts and enchantments, Harry stumbles upon a sinister mystery when he finds a three-headed dog guarding a room on the third floor.

Then he hears of a missing stone with astonishing powers which could more...

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HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS: BOOK 2
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  HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN: BOOK 3
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  HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE: BOOK 4
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HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX: BOOK 5
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  HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE: BOOK 6
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  HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: BOOK 7
by J. K. Rowling
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KIDS/YA CROSSOVER

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THE IRON TRIAL
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Cassandra Clare, Holly Black

From the imaginations of bestselling authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare comes a heart-stopping plunge into the magical unknown.

Think you know magic? Think again. The Magisterium awaits . . . Most people would do anything to get into the Magisterium and pass the Iron Trial. Not Callum Hunt. Call has been told his whole life that he should never trust a magician. And so he tries his best to do his worst - but fails at failing. Now he must enter the Magisterium. It's a place that's both sensational and sinister. And Call realizes it has dark ties to his past and a twisty path to his future. The Iron Trial is just the beginning. Call's biggest test is still to come . . .

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SALLY RIPPIN
TREASURE HUNT
BILLIE B. MYSTERY: BOOK 6

THE NEW TEACHER
HEY JACK! SERIES
Billie and the Secret Mystery Club have been given a very important mystery to solve for the principal at school. A long time ago, a time capsule was hidden in the school somewhere, and it's up to the SMC to find it!

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Jack's class has a new teacher who seems really cool. But then Jack breaks a rule he didn't even know existed! Maybe the teacher's not so great after all...

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CHILDREN - INTERNATIONAL

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SKULDUGGERY PLEASANT SERIES: BOOK 9
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Derek Landy

The FINAL shocking, heart-wrenching book in the jaw-droppingly stupendous Skulduggery Pleasant series. Valkerie. Darquesse. Stephanie. The world ain't big enough for the three of them. The end will come...The War of the Sanctuaries has been won, but it was not without its casualties.

Following the loss of Valkyrie Cain, Skulduggery Pleasant must use any and all means to track down and stop Darquesse before she turns the world into a charred, lifeless cinder. And so he draws together a team of soldiers, monster hunters, killers, criminals...and Valkyrie's own murderous reflection. The war may be over, but the final battle is about to begin. And not everyone gets out of here alive...

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CHILDREN NON-FICTION

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This is a special edition of the world's biggest selling copyrighted book, marking an important milestone in our history as it celebrates the 60th anniversary of our first edition in 1955.

It's also amazing to discover what has stayed the same - the tallest man, Robert Wadlow, has never been exceeded and the fastest chicken plucker has remained unbeaten (4.4 seconds!). The design has also been given a refresh, inspired by the clean lines and easy-to-read typography of digital tablet devices. This not only results in an all-new look, but it resonates soundly with the other ways in which more...

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REVIVAL

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Michael Bond

Paddington Bear has been delighting adults and children alike with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for over fifty years. To celebrate his enduring popularity, eleven classic novels (complete and unabridged) are brought together in one lavish slipcased volume, truly to be treasured.

Paddington Bear had travelled all the way from Darkest Peru when the Brown family first met him on Paddington station. Since then their lives have never been quite the same...for things just seem to happen to Paddington. Wherever there is excitement to be found, a flooded bathroom, menacing more...

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AUDIO - CD

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g Wemyss

Andy and Terry's incredible, ever-expanding treehouse has 13 new storeys, including a watermelon-smashing level, a wave machine, a life-size snakes and ladders game (with real ladders and real snakes), a rocket-powered carrot-launcher, a Ninja Snail Training Academy and a high-tech detective agency with all the latest high-tech detective technology, which is lucky because they have a BIG mystery to solve where is Mr Big Nose?

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AUDIO - MP3

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Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton
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Andy and Terry's incredible, ever-expanding treehouse has 13 new storeys, including a watermelon-smashing level, a wave machine, a life-size snakes and ladders game (with real ladders and real snakes), a rocket-powered carrot-launcher, a Ninja Snail Training Academy and a high-tech detective agency with all the latest high-tech detective technology, which is lucky because they have a BIG mystery to solve where is Mr Big Nose?

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ALICE-MIRANDA 2015 DIARY
by Jacqueline Harvey

NIGHTMARES!
by Jason Segel, Kirsten Miller
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A beautiful 2015 diary, perfect for fans of the bestselling Alice-Miranda series! Every Alice-Miranda fan will be super-organised in 2015 with this gorgeous diary filled with inspiring quotes, pretty illustrations and wonderful extras.

Learn how to draw Alice-Miranda, cook like Mrs Oliver and find out which Alice-Miranda character would be your best friend!

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Find Wally on the website and buy a book from our Kids Month range to go in the draw to win 1 of 5 Where's Wally packs valued at $175 RRP.

A spooky and exciting new adventure series from Hollywood movie star Jason Segel.

Eleven-year-old Charlie Laird is desperate for a good night's sleep - or even just a more...

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BABIES & TODDLERS

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Matthew Van Fleet

Matthew Van Fleet's huggable multi-concept book introduces preschoolers to the months of the year, textures, colors, and fascinating sea creatures. The cleverly textured pages will tickle fingertip and funny bones while revealing clues about what October will catch next.
 
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THAT'S NOT MY FOX
by Fiona Watt

HOW TO BABYSIT A GRANDMA
by Jean Reagan


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  • There are five friendly foxes for young children to meet as they search for the right one in this fun, touchy-feely board book.
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Filled with humour, energy, and warmth, this is a great gift for or from a grandparent, and perfect for reading when you're visiting grandma! Illustrated by the winner of the Red Rose Children's Book Award 2013.

Grab your pillow and get ready to spend some special time with more...

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MAISY'S CHRISTMAS TREE
by Lucy Cousins

AXEL SCHEFFLER'S FLIP FLAP SAFARI
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Get festive with Maisy in this delightful Christmas tree-shaped book of fun and learning! 'Tis the season to be jolly...Follow Maisy and her friends as they prepare for the big day and decorate the tree! Cyril strings up the fairy lights, Tallulah adds the baubles, Charley hangs the sugar canes, and Eddie tops it all off with an angel.

But the fun doesn't stop there - there are presents to wrap and songs to be sung! Merry Christmas, everyone! You can visit Maisy's amazing website for more...

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What do you get if you cross an elephant with a lion? Why, that would be a elephon! And a zebra with a crocodile? That would be a zebodile, of course!

With its sturdy, split pages and spiral binding, 121 possible combinations, silly names and animal noises to make you giggle, this hilarious rhyming flip-flap book in a fun format is perfect for pre-schoolers.

Little readers will adore flipping Axel Scheffler's animals again and again to see what more...

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by
David Melling

Meet the funny bunnies and discover weather in this delightful first concept board book from the bestselling author David Melling, published alongside Funny Bunnies: Up and Down.

This bright, bold, rhyming story from the creator of the bestselling Hugless Douglas is a wonderfully funny introduction to weather for the very young and great to read aloud. Follow the hilarious pogo-stick loving bunnies through rain, wind, ice and snow. Whatever the weather, the funny bunnies always play together! Hugless Douglas has been selected as a World Book Day picture book in 2014.

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BABIES GIFTS
MILLIE-MAE THROUGH THE SEASONS SLIPCASE SET
by Natalie Marshall
  LITTLE CREATURES COLLECTION SLIPCASE SET
by Jedda Robaard
  THE CLASSIC ADVENTURES OF PADDINGTON
by Michael Bond
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PEPPA PIG
PEPPA HIDE AND SEEK
by Ladybird

PEPPA'S HALLOWEEN
by Ladybird
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Peppa's friends are playing hide-and-seek and Peppa has to find them all. Help Peppa find her friends and finish the game, and look out for lots of other things to spot.

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Peppa and her friends celebrate Halloween with pumpkins, costumes and spooky stories. With lots of puzzles and activities this sticker book will keep all little Peppa fans busy. Based on the hit pre-school animation, Peppa Pig, shown daily on ABC4Kids.

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NON-FICTIO

TRUE STORIES

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Helen Garner

Anyone can see the place where the children died. You take the Princes Highway past Geelong, and keep going west in the direction of Colac. Late in August 2006, soon after I had watched a magistrate commit Robert Farquharson to stand trial before a jury on three charges of murder, I headed out that way on a Sunday morning, across the great volcanic plain.

On the evening of 4 September 2005, Father's Day, Robert Farquharson, a separated husband, was driving his three sons home to their mother, Cindy, when his car left the road and plunged into a dam. The boys, aged ten, seven and two, drowned. Was this an act of revenge or a tragic accident? The court case became Helen Garner's obsession. She followed it on its protracted course until
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POLITICS
INSIDE THE HAWKE-KEATING GOVERNMENT
by Gareth Evans

TRIUMPH AND DEMISE: THE BROKEN PROMISE OF A LABOR GENERATION 
by Paul Kelly
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As good as it gets in Australian politics.

That's how the Hawke-Keating Government is now widely regarded. But how did this highly able, ambitious, strong-willed group work through its crises and rivalries, and achieve what it did?

Gareth Evans' diary, written in the mid-1980s and published now for the first time, is the consummate insider's account. It not only adds much new material to the historical record, but is perceptive, sharp and unvarnished in its judgments, lucidly written, and often highly entertaining.

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There has never been a story like this in our political history.

Drawing on more than sixty on-the-record interviews with all the major players, Triumph and Demise is full of remarkable disclosures. It is the inside account of the hopes, achievements and bitter failures of the Labor Government from 2007 to 2013. Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard came together to defeat John Howard, formed a brilliant partnership and raised the hopes of the nation. Yet they fell into tension and then hostility under the pressures of more...


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MEMOIR

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Dr Buddhi Lokuge, Tanya Burke

When Dr Buddhi Lokuge embarked on a $5 million program to eradicate an infectious and debilitating disease, he soon realised the entire program was unworkable. By listening to community elders, he discovered a better way forward, and new hope for children and their communities. An inspiring David and Goliath story from Australia's Top End.

When Dr Buddhi moved to Arnhem Land to run a health program for Aboriginal children, he had no idea he would face the challenge of his life.

Six months into running the $5 million dollar program he realised it was going to more...

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TRAPPED: A COUPLE'S JOURNEY TO HELL AND BACK IN DUBAI
by Marcus Lee, Julie Lee

HOOKED: THE SECRETS OF A HIGH-CLASS CALL GIRL
by Samantha X
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How Australian Marcus Lee and his wife, Julie, survived wrongful imprisonment, house arrest and five years of trials and tribulations in Dubai.

In 2006 Marcus Lee moved to Dubai with his wife, Julie, to take up his dream job working for Nakheel, the emirate's largest property developer.

Everything went swimmingly until one day in 2009 when Marcus was picked up by the state police and imprisoned in solitary over extremely hazy charges. Marcus managed to get out of prison - and out of Dubai - with the help of Julie, who found her husband and spent five years more...

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Hooked is a fly-on-the-wall sexy, juicy, page-turner of what really goes on behind the walls of Sydney's most infamous brothel.

Samantha X is not your typical hooker. She's the wrong side of 35, has two kids and counts a wild night out dining at her local pizzeria.

Career-wise, she had it all; writing for Australia's top selling woman's magazines; appearing as a media expert on television and travelling the world for the sake of a good story. Yet, after her marriage break down and two kids later, she turned her back on the media, and decided to more...

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PRINCESS: MORE TEARS TO CRY
by Jean Sasson

RUNNING AWAY FROM HOME
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Offering fascinating stories of triumphs and heartbreak, this long-awaiting new book by Jean Sasson and Saudi Princess 'Sultana', reveals what it means to be a Saudi woman today.

When Jean Sasson's book Princess: Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia was published, it became an immediate international bestseller. It sold to 43 countries and spent 13 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list. Now, in this long-awaited, compelling new book, Sasson and the Princess 'Sultana' return to tell the world what it means to be a Saudi woman today.

Through advances in education and with access to work, Saudi women are more...

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Jane de Teliga had it all - a glamorous and fulfilling career as style director for Australia's best-loved magazine, a happy family life and a beautiful home in Sydney's stunning eastern suburbs. But when empty nest syndrome struck, she suddenly found herself wondering what it all meant. Who was she when she wasn't being defined by her career and motherhood? To find out, she did what many people long to do - sold the house, left her job and went to try her luck in Paris. Along the way she discovered meditation, yoga and the inescapable truth of the Buddhist saying: 'Everywhere you go, there you are'.

From her beginnings in the art world to her current work teaching and more...

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THOUGHT PROVOKING

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Forget everything you think you know about global warming. It's not about carbon - it's about capitalism. The good news is that we can seize this crisis to transform our failed economic system and build something radically better.

In her most provocative book yet, Naomi Klein, author of the global bestsellers The Shock Doctrine and No Logo, exposes the myths that are clouding climate debate.

You have been told the market will save us, when in fact the addiction to profit and growth is digging us in deeper every day. You have been told it's impossible to get more...

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TRUE CRIME

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Debi Marshall

4 murders. 5 bombings. And no one charged. This is the definitive story of the Family Court Murders.

An initiative of the Whitlam Government, the so-called 'helping court' opened its doors in January 1976. But despite the high idealism of the court's creators, they failed to factor in one universal truth: that in a marital tug of war, one side would always feel more embittered than the other.

Despite the brazen enormity of the shootings and bombings in Sydney from 1980 - attacks that hit at the very heart of the judicial system - and a prime suspect publicly named by the Coroner, the police more...

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OPRAH

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In the first issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, Oprah wrote: 'We are all the causes of our own effects . . . That's why I'll never stop asking the question, "What do you know for sure?"'

In the fourteen years since Oprah wrote those words, she has retired The Oprah Winfrey Show (the highest-rated programme of its kind in history), launched her own television network, become America's only black billionaire, lost beloved pets and adopted new ones, watched friends and colleagues come and go, celebrated milestone birthdays - and through it all, she's continued to offer profound and inspiring more...

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HISTORY

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Bernard Cornwell

Bestselling author Bernard Cornwell's first work of non-fiction - the true story of the epic battle of Waterloo.

Bestselling author Bernard Cornwell is celebrated for his ability to bring history to life. Here, in his first work of non-fiction, he has written the true story of the epic battle of Waterloo - a momentous turning point in European history - a tale of one campaign, four days and three armies. He focuses on what it was like to be fighting in that long battle, whether officer or private, whether British, Prussian or French; he makes you feel you are present at the scene.

The combination of his vivid, gripping style and detailed historical research make this, his first non-fiction book, the number one book for more...

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AUSTRALIAN STORIES

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Daniel McIntosh

A pictorial celebration of Australia as seen through the eyes of people working on the land.

In March 2013, Dan McIntosh had an idea. A station cook and keen photographer, he wanted to share the pictures he had taken of the outback life he loved so much. Encouraged by his sister, he started a community Facebook page called Station Photos. Dan wasn't expecting much but within days the bush telegraph kicked in and pretty soon thousands of people were liking and contributing their own photos to the page.

A year on, Station Photos has almost more...

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FOOD
A MODERN WAY TO EAT
by Anna Jones, Jamie Oliver

HEIRLOOM VEGETABLES
by Simon Rickard
A modern vegetarian cookbook packed with quick, healthy and fresh recipes, that fits perfectly with how we want to eat now. How we want to eat is changing. More and more people want to cook without meat a couple of nights a week, or are looking for interesting ideas for dishes for their vegetarian friends (whilst pushing their own vegetarian repertoire beyond a red onion and goat's cheese tart or a mushroom risotto). At the same time we want to eat food that is a little lighter, a little healthier, a little easier on our pockets, but that won't have us chopping mountains of more...

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'Vegetables are masterpieces of human ingenuity - their pasts and futures are in our hands.'

How often do you hear someone complain that tomatoes don't taste like they used to? It's becoming a common concern, as food production is increasingly controlled by multinational corporations more interested in profit than flavour. People who care about their food are growing their own vegetables in droves - and especially heirlooms for their wonderfully diverse flavours, shapes and colours. Not to mention their rich more...

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  SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
by Louise Fulton Keats
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GARDENING

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Richard Unsworth

Garden Life is a gardening book with soul, in which Richard Unsworth, leading landscape designer and co-owner of renowned outdoor store, Garden Life, shares his boundless enthusiasm for all things green.

This book showcases to-die-for gardens Richard has designed - from the grounds of a harbourside mansion to inner-city courtyard, from coastal retreat to suburban backyard - each one displaying his unique flair and flawless vision. He gives expert tips on incorporating features from his gardens into your own, and detailed advice on plant selection, including growing your own more...

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INTERIOR DESIGN

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That sun-drenched feeling of a perfect holiday shouldn't have to go away when you get back home. Taking inspiration from road-trips, beach houses, boutique hotels and long lazy summers on the coast, Mr Jason Grant shows you how to style your spaces to capture that holiday feeling in your own home.

Brimming with inspiration and tips for making your outdoor spaces feel like your own private resort, laid-back entertaining, using colour to create those vacation vibes, and upcycling found and second-hand items, Holiday at Home is your creative guide to turning your living spaces into your own little patches of paradise.

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FASHION

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Lorelei Vashti

A charming coming-of-age memoir in which every dress tells a story.

As we grow older, how do we know what to let go of and what to keep?

Lorelei started collecting dresses in her twenties and found that every time she wore one it became more significant to her. From falling in love for the first time to playing in a band, from starting a career to moving overseas, every dress soon had a memory stitched into it, and she became as attached to each one as if they were the more...

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MAKEUP

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Bobbi Brown

Bestselling author and famed makeup artist Bobbi Brown's Beauty Rules is the definitive beauty bible for teens and twenty-somethings. Now available in paperback, with a fresh cover and lower price, the book is more appealing than ever to teens and their mums.

Emphasising natural beauty, Bobbi shares age-appropriate makeup tips, style secrets, self-esteem boosters and techniques for perfecting the prettiest hair, eyes, lips and nails. With hundreds of photographs of real girls and dozens of inspiring makeovers, Beauty Rules remains the go-to guide for all girls.

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ANIMALS

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Serena Hodson

DOGS HAVE A SIMPLE PHILOSOPHY: LIVE, LOVE, AND BE HAPPY. HERE THEN, ARE LIFE LESSONS FROM EXPERTS.

Dogs are true masters of mindfulness. As we rush around making mental to-do lists and ruminating on how busy and stressful our lives are, they remind us to delight in the moment; to be present. Perhaps it is this Zen-like characteristic that seals our adoration and love for them and which elevates their status beyond that of "man's best friend" to one of role model.

If only we could possess that same more...

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