Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him.A Short History of Nearly Everything is his quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Ba... read more
A work of bright and careful genius. Equal parts Rebecca Solnit and Annie Dillard, Giggs masterfully combines lush prose with conscientious history and boots-on-the-beach reporting. With Giggs leading us gently by the hand we dive down, and down, and down, into t... read more
Enid Blyton's books are beloved the world over and The Famous Five have been the perennial favourite of her fans. Now, in this new series of Enid Blyton for Grown-Ups, George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy are keen to show Uncle Quentin what a jolly good chap he... read more
Jokes & Humour
From best-selling author Tim Federle of Tequila Mockingbird fame comes Gone with the Gin, the ultimate cocktail book for film buffs.
We know your type. You love the smell of napalm in the morning, you see dead people, and you'r... read more
"My Aussie Dad likes thinking that his barbie skills are tops... Even if the snags have burst, or if he's burnt the chops!" A playful and humorous story of the jovial, the kind, the slightly embarrassing and the wholly lovable Aussie Dad.
My dad says, "I've told you fifty million times, don't exaggerate." Dad is back by popular demand with more hilarious material. And yes, My dad STILL thinks he's funny. Short-listed for the Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards 2014, 5 to 8 Years Category.
My dad doesn't like babysitting. He says no one should sit on babies. My dad doesn't eat seafood. He says there's something fishy about it. My dad doesn't lie in bed. He says you should always tell the truth. My dad thinks he's funny.
|Author:||Rosie Smith; Bruce Whatley (Illustrator)|
Whether big or small, feathered or furry, dads always know how to make us laugh. My dads the coolest because he is fun and crazy about me... what about yours?
|Author:||Anthony Holden; Ben Holden|
Poetry & Plays
A unique collection of poetry so powerful that 100 grown men--bestselling authors, poets laureate, and other eminent figures from the arts, sciences, and politics--have been moved to tears. Here they deliver... read more
Rough Habit An Unlikely Champion is a tale that captures the essence of horse racing - from dreaming to inspiration, to luck good and bad, to fortunes and reputations made. It's the story not just of an unexpected champion horse, but of those who took him to greatnes... read more
Crime & Thriller
|Awards:||Winner CWA John Creasey New Blood 2019 Shortlisted ABIA Awards General Fiction Book of the Year 2019 Shortlisted Indie Book Awards Debut Fiction Book of the Year 2019|
Winner of the New Blood Dagger Award
In the vein of The Dry and Before the Fall, a town's dark secrets come to light in the aftermath of a young priest's unthinkable last act in this arresting and searing debut thriller.In Riversend, an isolated rural commu... read more
|Author:||Jason Hazeley; Joel Morris|
Jokes & Humour
|Series:||Ladybirds for Grown-Ups|
The PERFECT GIFT for that superhero, saint, figure of worship or, if none of those apply, your plain dear old dad. 'Shawn has set up his own firework display in the garden. "Those big displays are rubbish," he tells his son. "You can't see a thing." When Shawn's son ... read more