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Top 50 Indoor Plants And How Not To Kill Them

Angie Thomas

Bring the outdoors in and breathe new life to your home with plants! House plants are well and truly back on trend - they instantly lift an area, make a room feel fresh and welcoming, and brighten your mood. On top of this, indoor plants are great for purifying the air and creating a healthier home. Whether your style is jungle plants or succulents, you'll find something to suit.

I'm Fine ( And Other Lies)

Magan Blandford

With her career down the toilet, a husband who was never home, a baby screaming non-stop and her cries for help falling on deaf ears, Megan Blandford spent years saying, "I'm fine".Spoiler alert (not really): she wasn't fine. Megan sank into postnatal depression and anxiety, with a highly negative inner voice leading the charge in the battle for better mental health. Until Megan faced a life-changing question: What if the enemy inside isn't the enemy after all? I'm Fine (and other lies) is a touching true story of motherhood: the challenges it presents, and the hope that can be found within it.

Wolf Pack

C.J. Box

Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett encounters bad behavior on his own turf: a drone is killing wildlife - and the drone belongs to a mysterious and wealthy man whose grandson is dating Joe's own daughter, Lucy. When Joe tries to lay down the rules for the drone operator, he is asked by the FBI and the DOJ to stand down - and with good reason: the man is in the witness relocation program and he's being hunted by four killers from the Sinaloa cartel. If Joe isn't careful, his actions will expose the witness to his pursuers.

The Curry Guy Veggie

Dan Toombs

Much vegetarian food at curry houses is unappealing - a jalfrezi with potatoes instead of meat. Curry Guy Veggie showcases how exciting Indian vegetarian food can be, with koftas, gnocchi, idli, dosas, stuffed breads and fried breads, as well as the classic veg and side dishes that we all know and love. All of the ingredients are accessible and easy to find in supermarkets - and with detailed step-by-step instructions, you'll be making your own vegetarian curry feasts in no time at all.

Meat: The Ultimate Companion

Anthony Puharich & Libby Travers

At a time when we need to be more thoughtful about our meat consumption, this landmark publication offers the most important ingredient: knowledge. Meat: The Ultimate Companion is designed to walk you through the topic from the eyes of the farmer, the butcher and the best cooks to help you with the questions you might want to ask before you buy your meat.

On Your Own Two Feet Divorce

Helen Baker

50,000 women in Australia will go through a separation or divorce this year. Australian financial planning expert Helen Baker, author of On Your Own Two Feet: Steady Steps to Women's Financial Independence, draws on over a decade's financial planning experience-and a lifetime as the girlfriend with broad shoulders, a hug and a no-nonsense view of the world-to present a practical guide to negotiating your financial share of the settlement pie.

Freedom Fighter

Joanna Palani

The gripping story of one woman's war against ISIS on the frontlines of Syria. Joanna Palani made headlines across the world when her role fighting ISIS in the Syrian conflict was revealed. She is one of a handful of western women who joined the international recruits to the Kurdish forces in the region and this is the first time her extraordinary story has been told.

A Life Of Her Own

Fiona McCallum

Alice Hamilton loved being a mature-age student, but now she's finished her university degree she needs to find herself a career.When she's offered a role in a major real estate agency, she jumps at the opportunity.  But Alice quickly realises all is not as it seems. What is she doing wrong to be so out of sync with her energetic boss, Carmel Gold, agent extraordinaire? Alice is determined to make it work, but how much will it affect her values? As everything starts to fall apart, an unexpected visit home to the country town Alice escaped years ago provides an unexpected opportunity to get some perspective.

Sucked In. You're Divorced. Now What?

Susan Werkner & Peter Applebaum

Yes divorce sucks - But if you're over feeling sorry for yourself and blaming everybody and everything for what happened, you probably have one simple question: Now what? Maybe now: * You want to get through the bad stuff * You want to be emotionally prepared for the next, exciting phase of your life * You want to make sure your kids are happy * You want to get back on your feet financially * You want to laugh again * You want to love again If this sounds like you, 'Sucked In. You're Divorced. Now What?' is your book. Full of strategies, tips and ready to implement ideas for people who are divorced and are ready for the next rewarding, fulfilling and fun part of their lives.

Whole by Natual Harry

Harriet Birrell

From nourishing brekkies, salads and bowls to wholesome main dishes and divine desserts, Whole contains more than one hundred plant-based wholefood recipes for friends and family, striking the perfect balance between whole, simple, satisfying and tasty. It captures the distinct and covetable vibe of author Harriet Birrell's beachside lifestyle, one where her priorities are good food, wellness, surfing and family.

The Girl in the Glass Box

James Grippando

When Julia and Beatriz made the perilous trek north to freedom, they thought they'd left the danger behind them. But now, even Miami isn't safe. A ruthless enemy may have tracked them to south Florida and is biding time, patiently waiting to strike. In a case where the stakes have never been higher, Jack Sywteck may not be able to save his client--even if he wins.

Oath of Office

Marc Cameron

Across the globe a conspiracy is brewing, so darkly brilliant that no-one has yet joined the dots. And the distracted President Ryan has little time to play catch-up: little does he know that he faces a madman with a plan more devastating than he could possibly imagine.

Going Back

Munjed Al Muderis

In Munjed Al Muderis's bestselling memoir Walking Free, he described his experience as a refugee fleeing Saddam Hussein's Iraq, his terrifying sea journey to Australia and the brutal mandatory detention he faced in the remote north of Western Australia. The book also detailed his early work as a pioneering orthopaedic surgeon at the cutting edge of world medicine. In Going Back, Munjed shares the extraordinary journey that his life-changing new surgical technique has taken him on.

The Crafty Kid's Guide to DIY Electronics

Helen Leigh

Craft awesome DIY electronics projects using fabric, paper, and creativity -- no prior experience necessary! This fun TAB guide provides an entertaining, hands-on introduction to electronics and making. The book contains 20 DIY projects that teach electronics and craft skills using inexpensive, readily available materials. You’ll also find four inspiring interviews with awesome makers. The author explains how to work with conductive thread, sewable LEDs, copper tape, small motors, simple sensors, and more.

Missing Daughter

Rick Mofina

When their daughter disappears, the Lane family does everything they can to find her until a twist shocks everyone and plunges the family deep into a world of secrets.

Urban Sanctuary

 Anna Johnson & Richard Black

In today's fast-paced world, finding refuge from our busy lives is one of the most significant requirements for home. This refuge takes the form of rooms for rest, spaces for interacting with family and friends, as well as outdoor spaces. Urban Sanctuary showcases outstanding contemporary houses from Australia and New Zealand situated in urban contexts that explore and demonstrate new inventive ways of living with the outdoors.

Curtain Call

Graham Hurley

Thirty-nine-year-old Enora Andresson is a successful actress and a woman in her prime. But for how long? Tests have revealed an aggressive brain tumour that could kill her. Already struggling with the wreckage of her marriage and a strained relationship with her teenage son, Malo, she hasn't anticipated the appearance of investigative journalist Mitch Culligan on her doorstep. Mitch is writing a book about entrepreneur and one-time drug baron Hayden Prentice - a multi-millionaire who once crossed paths with Enora, and whom Mitch believes has helped fund the push to take the UK out of Europe.

Smart Mothering

Dr Natalie Flynn

Psychologist Dr Natalie Flynn has examined all the research on key baby topics such as feeding, sleeping and crying. The result? Smart Mothering, a revolutionary book that separates the facts from the opinions. This book is objective, accessible and practical and is a must read for anyone who wants to make informed decisions about how best to care for their baby.

Kin

Snorri Kristjansson

For the first time since Helga was adopted, her family will be gathered in one place. But her siblings are coming with darkness in their hearts. Everyone knows their father, the Viking warlord Unnthor Reginsson, has a great chest of gold hidden somewhere on his land - and each of his heirs is determined to find it. Then one morning Helga is awakened by screams. Blood has been shed. Kin has been slain. All the clues point to one person - who cannot possibly be the murderer, at least in Helga's eyes. But if she's going to save an innocent from the axe, she's got to solve the mystery - fast.

A Guide To Native Bees Of Australia

Terry Houston

Thanks to the domesticated honeybee, bees are commonly perceived to be yellow and black striped insects that live in hives and produce honey. However, Australia's unassuming native bees are incredibly diverse in their appearance and habits. Some are yellow and black but others have blue stripes, are iridescent green or wasp-like. Some are social but most are solitary. Some do build nests with wax but others use silk or plant material, burrow in soil or use holes in wood and even gum nuts! "A Guide to Native Bees of Australia" provides a detailed introduction to the estimated 2000 species of Australian bees. 

Stand Up, Stand Out!

Kay Woodward

Meet 25 of the bravest humans of all time! These fascinating rebel heroes stood up for that they believed in, spoke out against injustice, and overcame impossible obstacles. From world leaders such as Gandhi and Nelson Mandela to unsung heroes like Irena Sandler (who smuggled 2,500 children out of the Warsaw Ghetto in World War 2) and Juliane Koepke, who survived an airplane crash aged 17, followed by 9 days in the Amazon rain forest; this book is filled with incredible and inspiring stories of passion and endurance. What would you do to stand up for what you believe in?

The Department of Sensitive Crimes

Alexander McCall Smith

The detectives who work in Malmo Police's Department of Sensitive Crimes take their job very seriously. The lead detective, Ulf Varg, prioritizes his cases above even his dog's mental health. Then there are detectives Anna Bengsdotter, who keeps her relationship with Varg professional even as she realizes she's developing feelings for him . . . or at least for his car, and Carl Holgersson, first to arrive in the morning and last to leave, who would never read his colleagues' personal correspondence--unless it could help solve a crime, of course. Finally, there's Erik Nykvist, who peppers conversations with anecdotes about fly fishing. Along with an opinionated local police officer named Blomquist, the Department of Sensitive Crimes takes on three extremely strange cases.

Heroes

Stephen Fry

Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming vengeful gods, quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek heroes. Join Jason aboard the Argo as he quests for the Golden Fleece. See Atalanta - who was raised by bears - outrun any man before being tricked with golden apples. Witness wily Oedipus solve the riddle of the Sphinx and discover how Bellerophon captures the winged horse Pegasus to help him slay the monster Chimera. Heroes is the story of what we mortals are truly capable of - at our worst and our very best.

The Zoom, Fly, Bolt, Blast STEAM Handbook

Lance Akiyama

Rockport's creative engineering extraordinaire, Lance Akiyama, returns again with Zoom, Fly Bolt, Blast STEAM Engineer and 18 STEAM approved projects to get kids doing, thinking, and building!

Teeny Tiny Gardening

Emma Hardy

35 bright and inspiring projects, with ideas for every season. Discover great ways to use recycled and salvaged containers, such as a bathtub planted with vegetables, tin cans full of wildflowers, and a stock of wooden drawers filled with trailing plants. Including practical tips you need to make sure your new plant displays thrive.

The Glovemaker

Ann Weisgarber

In the inhospitable lands of the Utah Territory, during the winter of 1888, thirty-seven-year-old Deborah Tyler waits for her husband, Samuel, to return home from his travels as a wheelwright. It is now the depths of winter, Samuel is weeks overdue, and Deborah is getting worried. Deborah lives in Junction, a tiny town of seven Mormon families scattered along the floor of a canyon, and she earns her living by tending orchards and making work gloves. Isolated by the red-rock cliffs that surround the town, she and her neighbors live apart from the outside world. When a desperate stranger who is pursued by a Federal Marshal shows up on her doorstep seeking refuge, it sets in motion a chain of events that will turn her life upside down.

The Vanlife Companion

Lonely Planet - Ed Bartlett & Becky Ohlsen

In the first half, you'll discover how to choose and customise your perfect van, and get it fitted for sleeping, cooking and storage. In part two, we'll tell you how to stay safe, save money and park legally, then share the best road trips around the world, complete with awesome itineraries

Mercy River

Glen Erik Hamilton

Helping a fellow veteran accused of murder, Van Shaw is drawn into a dangerous labyrinth involving smuggled opioids, ruthless mercenaries, and deadly family secrets that will challenge his notions of brotherhood and justice.

Ultimate Eatlist

Lonely Panet

The world's top 500 food experiences, ranked! We asked the planet's top chefs, food writers and our food-obsessed authors to name their favourite, most authentic gastronomic encounters - and this is the result! Ultimate Eatlist is the follow-up to our bestselling Ultimate Travelist and is a must-own bucket list for foodies and those who love to travel.

A Dream Of Italy

Nicky Pellegrino

For sale: crumbling building in southern Italy. Asking price: 1 euro. In the drowsy heat of an Italian summer, three strangers arrive in Montenello, a beautiful hilltop town. Each has agreed to buy a crumbling historic building for a single euro - and each is dreaming of a new adventure. Elise is desperate to get on the property ladder. Edward wants to escape a life he feels suffocated by. Mimi is determined to start afresh after her divorce. And there's one new arrival whose true motives are yet to be revealed ... For each of them, Montenello offers a different promise of happiness. But can they turn their dream of Italy into a reality?

Farewell, My Orange

Iwaki Kei

Far from her native country of Nigeria and now living as a single mother of two, Salimah works the night shift at a supermarket in small-town Australia. She is shy and barely speaks English, and signs up for an English class offered at the local universitywhere she meets Sayuri, who has come to Australia from Japan with her husband, a resident research associate at the local college. Sayuri has put her own education on hold to take care of her infant daughter and is plagued by worries of financial instability and her precariousness.
When tragedy intrudes into the lives of both women, they look to one another for comfort and sustenance as they forge a lasting relationship in a language that is not their own.

String City

Graham Edwards

The Universe is made of string. When the knots tighten, the Cosmos quakes. It's a tough job being a gumshoe in an interdimensional city full of gods, living concepts and weirder things. Good thing I'm a stringwalker, able to jump between realities. It started when I was hired to investigate an explosion at a casino. A simple heist, I thought, but it turned into a race to stop the apocalypse. So I rolled the dice, and now I'm up against the ancient Greek Titans, an interdimensional spider god and a mysterious creature known as the Fool. I'm going to need more than just luck to solve this one.

Swallowtail Summer

Erica James

Linston End has been the summer home to three families for several decades. The memories of their time there are ingrained in their hearts: picnics on the river, gin and tonics in the pavilion at dusk, hours spent seeking out the local swallowtail butterflies. Everyone together. But recently widowed Alastair is about to shock his circle of friends with the decisions he has made - and the changes it will mean for them all... Can these friends learn to live life to its fullest?

Come Find Me

Megan Miranda

After surviving an infamous family tragedy, sixteen-year-old Kennedy Jones has made it her mission to keep her brother's search through the cosmos alive. But then something disturbs the frequency on his radio telescope--a pattern registering where no signal should transmit. 
In a neighboring county, seventeen-year-old Nolan Chandler is determined to find out what really happened to his brother, who disappeared the day after Nolan had an eerie premonition. There hasn't been a single lead for two years, until Nolan picks up an odd signal--a pattern coming from his brother's bedroom.

Devil's Fjord

David Hewson

Newly-appointed District Sheriff Tristan Haraldsen and his wife Elsebeth are looking forward to a peaceful semi-retirement in the remote fishing village of Djevulsfjord on the stunningly beautiful island of Vagar. But when two boys go missing during the first whale hunt of the season, the repercussions strike at the heart of the isolated coastal community.

Bowlaway

Elizabeth McCracken

From the day she is discovered unconscious in a New England cemetery at the beginning of the twentieth century - nothing but a bowling ball, a candlepin and fifteen pounds of gold on her person - Bertha Truitt is an enigma to everyone in Salford, Massachusetts. She has no past to speak of, or at least none she is willing to reveal, and her mysterious origin scandalises and intrigues the townspeople, as does her choice to marry and start a family with Leviticus Sprague, the doctor who revived her. But Bertha is plucky, tenacious and entrepreneurial, and the bowling alley she opens quickly becomes Salford's most defining landmark - with Bertha its most notable resident. She changes the town forever- her singular spirit resonating powerfully through every board and brick and bone.

Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline

Darrell Jay Bricker & John Ibbitson

An award-winning journalist and leading international social researcher make the provocative argument that the global population will soon begin to decline, dramatically reshaping the social, political, and economic landscape. For half a century, statisticians, pundits, and politicians have warned that a burgeoning population will soon overwhelm the earth’s resources. But a growing number of experts are sounding a different alarm. Rather than continuing to increase exponentially, they argue, the global population is headed for a steep decline—and in many countries, that decline has already begun.

Islands

Peggy Frew

Helen and John are too preoccupied with making a mess of their marriage to notice the quiet ways in which their daughters are suffering. Junie grows up brittle and defensive, Anna difficult and rebellious. When fifteen-year-old Anna fails to come home one night, her mother's not too worried; Anna's taken off before but always returned. Helen waits three days to report her disappearance. But this time Anna doesn't come back ...

The Travel Atlas

Lonely Planet

It's the ultimate cartographic companion for armchair globetrotters! The staff at Lonely Planet combine their destination knowledge and mapping expertise to help readers locate the highlights locations around the world. You'll find places of interest, itineraries, and city maps to help you explore the top sights and activities for each location, whether your stay is three days or three weeks.

Finding Katarina M.

Elisabeth Elo

Natalie March is a respected surgeon enjoying a busy, productive life in Washington DC. As her demanding career has left little time for friends or romance, her deepest relationship is with her mother, Vera March, a Russian immigrant and MS patient confined to a rehabilitation center. Vera is still haunted by the fact that her Ukrainian parents, innocent of any wrongdoing, were sent to the gulag, Stalin’s notorious network of labor camps. All her life she has presumed that they perished there along with millions of other Russian citizens.When a young Russian dancer named Saldana Tarasova comes to Natalie’s office claiming to be her cousin, and providing details about her grandmother that no stranger could know, Natalie must face a surprising truth: her grandmother, Katarina Melnikova, is still very much alive.

The Stuff We Buy

Georgia Amson-Bradshaw

What are the problems and challenges we face around the world when it comes to the stuff we buy? How can we reduce, reuse and recycle the things we own, to avoid wasting them and contributing to pollution and climate change? Interactive 'Solve It!' design challenges give readers the information they need to develop sustainable solutions to the problems discussed, and step-by-step 'Test It!' activities encourage them to explore putting principles into practice.

The Lily In The Snow

Jackie French

With her dangerous past behind her, Australian heiress Sophie Higgs lives in quiet comfort as the new Countess of Shillings, until Hannelore, Princess of Arneburg, charms the Prince of Wales. He orders Sophie, Nigel - and Miss Lily - to investigate the mysterious politician Hannelore insists is the only man who can save Europe from another devastating war. His name is Adolf Hitler. As unimaginable peril threatens to destroy countries and tear families apart, Sophie must face Goering's Brownshirt Nazi thugs, blackmail, and the many possible faces of love.

Out of the Dark

Gregg Hurwitz

As a boy, Evan Smoak was taken from the orphanage he called home and inducted into a top secret Cold War programme. Trained as a lethal weapon, he and his fellow recruits were sent round the world to do the government's dirty work. But the programme was rotten to the core. And now the man responsible needs things to be nice and clean. All evidence must be destroyed. That includes Evan. To survive, Evan's going to have to take the fight to his nemesis. There's just one problem with that. Jonathan Bennett is President of the United States and Evan isn't his only victim.

12 Ways Your Child Can Get The Best Out Of School

Adrian Piccoli

Australian school students are quickly slipping behind their international peers. It's something that Adrian Piccoli, a former Education Minister and now Director of the UNSW Gonski Institute for Education, is determined to change. And as a parent, he knows that we all have a role to play. To do that, Australian parents need to be better informed about their children's schooling and how they can help. In 12 Ways Your Child Can Get the Best Out of School, he sets out clearly what every parent needs to know to ensure their kids have the quality education they deserve. Jargon-free and easy-to-understand, this book will empower parents with knowledge and advice on all the key issues around an Australian education in the 21st century.

Life Hacks

Sara Devos

Looking for timesaving, space-saving or life-changing methods? Look no further. Life Hacks is packed with the tricks to help you simplify every aspect of your life.

Zero F*cks Cooking Endless Summer

Yumi Stynes

As a follow-up to Yumi Stynes' successful first book, The Zero Fucks Cookbook, Zero Fucks Endless Summer continues in her signature style - with sass and attitude and excellent ideas for food that is delicious and kind to your body, but does not call for hours in the kitchen. Across 90 recipes, Yumi celebrates one of the things she loves most about Australia, which is the incredible quality and accessibility of good produce and the fact that because it tastes so good, it is shamelessly easy to work with. Even when you are running on zero fucks.

The Yoga Kitchen Plan

Kimberly Parsons

The Yoga Kitchen Plan is a soulful journey towards finding your best, most authentic self where a quiet mind and overall sense of calm is the ultimate goal. The core of the book is the simple, 7-day plan which incorporates breathing exercises, meditations, basic yoga practice, daily tasks, and then a selection of recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner that target each of your 7 chakras to take you through a whole week.

Madness, Mayhem, and Motherhood

Nikki McWaters

A wild roller-coaster ride through the ups and downs of motherhood and mental illness. At 26, Nikki found herself knocking on her best friend's door with a suitcase, a jar of coins and two little boys - all she had in the world. Madness, Mayhem and Motherhood is her funny, sad and brutally candid account of her life through poverty, homelessness, child-rearing, friendships, lust, love and loss.

Coding as a Playground

Marina Umaschi Bers

Coding as a playground is the first book to focus how young children (ages 7 and under) can engage in computational and be taught to become computer programmers, a process that can increase both their cognitive and social-emotional skills. Readers will learn how coding can engage children as producers--and not merely consumers--of technology in a playful way.

Lovely War

Julie Berry

In the perilous days of World Wars I and II, the gods hold the fates-- and the hearts-- of four mortals in their hands. They are Hazel, James, Aubrey, and Colette. A classical pianist from London, a British would-be architect-turned-soldier, a Harlem-born ragtime genius in the U.S. Army, and a Belgian orphan with a gorgeous voice and a devastating past. Their story, as told by goddess Aphrodite to her husband, Hephaestus, and her lover, Ares, is filled with hope and heartbreak, prejudice and passion, and reveals that, though War is a formidable force, it's no match for the transcendent power of Love.

The Yogic Kitchen

Jody Vassallo

Yoga is good for your body and so too is its sister philosophy, Ayurveda. Tried and tested over thousands of years, this ancient Indian food-as-medicine practice can heal and restore you, bringing balance to your system. In The Yogic Kitchen, Ayurvedic health coach, skilled cook and passionate yoga teacher Jody Vassallo offers you 100 recipes as well as a holistic guide to Ayurveda that shows you how to identify which of the three main constitutions (or doshas) you are and how you can support your dosha with the right food medicine.

First Man In : Leading The Front

Ant Middleton

After 13 years service in the military, with 4 years as a Special Boat Service (SBS) sniper, Ant Middleton is the epitome of what it takes to excel. He served in the SBS, the naval wing of the special forces, the Royal Marines and 9 Parachute Squadron Royal, achieving what is known as the `Holy Trinity' of the UK's Elite Forces. As a point man in the SBS, Ant was always the first man through the door, the first man into the dark, and the first man in harm's way. In this fascinating, exhilarating and revealing book, Ant speaks about the highs and gut-wrenching lows of his life - from the thrill of passing Special Forces Selection to dealing with the early death of his father and ending up in prison on leaving the military - and draws valuable lessons that we can all use in our daily lives.

The Bettencourt Affair

Thomas Sancton

Was the world's wealthiest woman -- Liliane Bettencourt, heir to an estimated thirty-six-billion-dollar L'Oreal fortune -- the victim of a con man? Or were her own family the real villains? This riveting narrative tells the real-life, shocking story behind the cause celebre that has captivated both France and the world.

Silent Night

Danielle Steel

Once famous, outgoing, and charismatic, Emma is a shadow of her former self--without speech, without memory, lost and terrified. But with her aunt Whitney's help, along with a team of caregivers and doctors, Emma begins to find her way, starting her young life all over again--and changing the lives of everyone around her.

Make It, Wear It

Sahrye Cohen & Hal Rodriguez

This fun TAB guide shows you how to dream up, design, and assemble fashion-forward wearable electronics, garments, and accessories in no time. Make It, Wear It: Wearable Electronics for Makers, Crafters, and Cosplayers clearly explains cutting-edge sewing, crafting, and electronics techniques and features a series of easy-to-follow projects using readily sourced components and tools.

The A To Z Of Wildlife Watching

Lonely Planet

Discover the best places to spot 300 of the world's most exciting and unusual creatures, from the soaring Andean condor and prowling Bengal tiger, to singing humpback whales and migrating wildebeest.

Teen Brain

David Gillespie

With their labile and rapidly developing brains, adolescents are particularly susceptible to addiction, and addiction leads to anxiety and depression. What few parents will know is that what we think of as the most typical addictions and problematic teen behaviours - smoking, drinking, drug taking, sex leading to teenage pregnancy - are on the decline. The bad news is that a whole raft of addictions has taken their place. Whereas once the dopamine-hungry brain of a teenager got its fix from smoking a joint or sculling a Bundy and coke, it is now turning to electronic devices for the pleasure jolt that typically comes from online playing games and engaging with social media.

Weekend BBQ

Ross Dobson

Drawing on culinary influences from around the globe, including South East Asia, India, The Middle East and Europe, plus old school Aussie favourites, Weekend BBQ features easy-to-do recipes that seasoned barbecue aficionados will love. With chapters devoted to the coop (chicken), the sea (fish), the paddock (meat) and the garden (vegetables), this book has great grill and hot-plate fare for meat lovers and vegetarians too. Head outside to enjoy dishes such as Indian chicken in banana leaf, Thai pepper steaks or tandoori king prawns.

Australia: Top Sights, Authentic Experiences

Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet's Best of Australia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Catch an aria at the Sydney Opera House, snorkel the dazzling Great Barrier Reef, learn to surf in Byron Bay or Bondi, spot crocs in Kakadu National Park, or visit Uluru, the cultural and geographical heart of Oz; all with your trusted travel companion. Discover the best of Australia and begin your journey now!

The Dakota Winters

Tom Barbash

Returning to his childhood home in 1979 New York's famed Dakota apartments, former Peace Corps volunteer Anton Winter is swept up in a raucous celebrity effort to reignite his late-night host father's stalled career. As Anton becomes enmeshed in his father's professional and spiritual reinvention, he begins to question his own path in life.

Kindred

Kate Legge

A love cradled by nature's greatest architecture: a national park. He was an Austrian immigrant; she came from Tasmania. He grew up beside the Carinthian Alps; she climbed mountains when few women dared. Their honeymoon glimpse of Cradle Mountain lit an urge that filled their waking hours. Others might have kept this splendour to themselves, but Gustav Weindorfer and Kate Cowle sensed the significance of a place they sought to share with the world. When they stood on the peak in the heat of January 1910, they imagined a national park for all.

Witched: What Women Do Together

Sam George-Allen

Witches is a celebration of the power and pleasure of working with other women, and a powerful statement against the cultural conspiracy to keep us apart from one another - against the myths of the 'cool girl' or the 'catty workplace'. Sam George-Allen knows that women working together are formidable. She delves into female-centric workplaces, industries and groups to illustrate how well women do actually work together, and explores these activities historically, spiritually, materially, culturally, traditionally, and personally.

Metroplis

Philip Kerr

A portrait of Bernie Gunther in his twenties: He's young, but he's seen four bloody years of trench warfare. And he's not stupid. So when he receives a promotion and a ticket out of Vice squad, he knows he's not really leaving behind the criminal gangs, the perverse sex clubs, and the laundry list of human corruption.

The Black Ascot

Charles Todd

An astonishing tip from a grateful ex-convict seems implausible--but Inspector Ian Rutledge is intrigued and brings it to his superior at Scotland Yard. Alan Barrington, who has evaded capture for ten years, is the suspect in an appalling murder during Black Ascot, the famous 1910 royal horse races honoring the late King Edward VII. His disappearance began a manhunt that consumed Britain for a decade. Now it appears that Barrington has returned to England, giving the Yard a last chance to retrieve its reputation and see justice done.

Beautiful Death

Fiona McIntosh

DCI Jack Hawksworth is back, working on a high-profile case breaking in London. A calculating serial killer is on the loose, committing the most gruesome of murders as he 'trophies' the faces of his victims. With each new atrocity, the public and police force are getting more desperate for results. Hawk pulls together a strong and experienced taskforce, who soon find themselves caught up in a murky world of illegal immigrants and human organ trading. As he struggles to find any sort of link between the victims, Jack identifies something unique about the most recent corpse, and things suddenly get very personal.

Australian Landscape Designers

Chris Pearson, Nicholas Watt &Tanya Buchanan

Australian landscape designers are creating some of the most innovative, beautiful and sustainable gardens in the world. To celebrate this incredible Australian talent Belle has teamed up with acclaimed garden and interiors photographer, Nicholas Watt, and regular Belle contributor Chris Pearson to showcase 26 leading Australian landscape designers and their work.

Curiosities and Splendour

Lonely Planet

Journey back in time with this collection of classic travel writing from great authors and adventurers. These extraordinary odysseys over land and sea captivated audiences and gave them a glimpse into countries, cities and cultures like never before. Tales include Robert Byron's ten-month journey through Persia to Afghanistan in the early 30s; Jack London's 1907 sailing adventure across the south Pacific; and Teddy Roosevelt's scientific exploration of the Brazilian jungles exotic flora and fauna.

The Hidden Life Of Trees

Peter Wohlleben

Are trees social beings? Forester and author Peter Wohlleben makes the case that, yes, the forest is a social network. He draws on groundbreaking scientific discoveries to describe how trees are like human families: tree parents live together with their children, communicate with them, support them as they grow, share nutrients with those who are sick or struggling, and even warn each other of impending dangers. Wohlleben also shares his deep love of woods and forests, explaining the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in his woodland.

Thirty Thousand Bottles Of Wine And A Pig Called Helga

Todd Alexander

Todd and Jeff have had enough of the city. Sick of the daily grind and workaday corporate shenanigans, they throw caution to the wind and buy 100 acres in the renowned Hunter Valley wine region, intent on living a golden bucolic life and building a fabulous B&B, where they can offer the joys of country life to heart-weary souls. Todd will cook, Jeff will renovate. They have a vineyard, they can make wine. They have space, they can grow their own food. They have everything they need to make their dreams come true. How hard can it be?

Stranger Country

Monica Tan

What happens when a 32-year-old first-generation Australian woman decides to chuck in a dream job, pack a sleeping bag and tent, and hit the long, dusty road for six months? Thirty-thousand kilometres later, Monica Tan has the answer, and it completely surprises her.

My Smoko Break

Hayley Maudsley

Over 200 recipes and 100 household tips from the popular Facebook page 'My Smoko Break' by Rural Weekly columnist and country mum Hayley Maudsley.

Wild Country

Anne Bishop

There are ghost towns in the world--places where the humans were annihilated in retaliation for the slaughter of the shape-shifting Others. One of those places is Bennett, a town at the northern end of the Elder Hills--a town surrounded by the wild country. Now efforts are being made to resettle Bennett as a community where humans and Others live and work together. But as they reopen the stores and the professional offices and start to make lives for themselves, the town of Bennett attracts the attention of other humans looking for profit. And the arrival of the outlaw Blackstone Clan will either unite Others and humans...or bury them all

A Rose Petal Summer

Katie Fforde

Caro Swanson has taken a job in a remote part of Scotland. She's answered an ad in The Lady- being a companion to an elderly gentleman who lives in a country estate could be perfect! Surely it's time to make a change and do something different for a while? The fact that she may also see Alec, the young man who she met some years previously and who she has always thought of as her 'one who got away', is of course purely incidental. Soon Caro is falling in love - not only with Alec but with the stunning country house she's now living in. But the estate is in financial difficulties, and Caro soon realises there's only one way to rescue it.

Little Treats: Cookies

Elinor Klivans

An adorably illustrated package featuring 40 mouthwatering recipes for cookies-from classic favorites and beautifully piped creations to luscious brownies and bars-this go-to guide will inspire showstopping treats for gifts, special occasions, and everyday snacks.

Diving Into Glass

Caro Llewellyn

Caro was herself blindsided by illness, cut loose from everything she depended on, she couldn't summon any of the grace and courage she'd witnessed growing up. She was furious, toxic, humiliated. Only by looking back at her father's extraordinary example was she able to rediscover her own grit and find a way forward, rebuilding her life shard by shard. An emotionally brutal memoir of family, vulnerability and purpose, Diving into Glass is a searing, often funny portrait of the realities of disability and an intimate account of two lives filled with vigor and audacity.

Gene Eating

Dr Giles Yeo

Why are we all getting fatter? Why are some people hungrier than others? Why, despite all of the latest advice, is obesity on the rise? And why don't diets work? In an age of misinformation and pseudo-science, the world is getting fatter and the diet makers are getting richer. So how do we break this cycle that's literally killing us all? Drawing on the very latest science, and his own genetic research at Cambridge University, Dr. Giles Yeo has written the seminal 'anti-diet' diet book.

Questions I am asked about the Holocaust

Hedi Fried

'There are no stupid questions, nor any forbidden ones, but there are some questions that have no answer.' Hedi Fried was nineteen when the Nazis snatched her family from their home in Eastern Europe and transported them to Auschwitz, where her parents were murdered and she and her sister were forced into hard labour until the end of the war. Now ninety-four, she has spent her life educating young people about the Holocaust and answering their questions about one of the darkest periods in human history. Questions like, 'How was it to live in the camps?', 'Did you dream at night?', 'Why did Hitler hate the Jews?', and 'Can you forgive?'

Someone Knows

Lisa Scottoline

Twenty years ago four teenagers spent a blissful summer as the closest of friends. But when a new boy looked to join them, they convinced him to play a dangerous initiation game with deadly stakes. What happened next would change each of them forever. Now, after leading separate lives, three of the four friends reunite for the first time since that summer and unbearable memories come flooding back. Someone knows what happened - but who? And just how far will they go to keep their shocking secrets buried?

The Place On Dalhousie

Melina Marchetta

When Rosie Gennaro first meets Jimmy Hailler, she has walked away from life in Sydney, leaving behind the place on Dalhousie that her father, Seb, painstakingly rebuilt for his family but never saw completed. Two years later, Rosie returns to the house and living there is Martha, whom Seb Gennaro married less than a year after the death of Rosie's mother. Martha is struggling to fulfil Seb's dream, while Rosie is coming to terms with new responsibilities. And so begins a stand-off between two women who refuse to move out of the home they both lay claim to.

Sharp Ends

Joe Abercrombie

The Union army may be full of bastards, but there's only one who thinks he can save the day single-handed when the Gurkish come calling: the incomparable Colonel Sand dan Glokta.Curnden Craw and his dozen are out to recover a mysterious item from beyond the Crinna. Only one small problem: no one seems to know what the item is.

In Another Time

Jillian Cantor

In 1931 Germany, bookshop owner Max meets concert violinist Hanna and falls in love, but Hanna is Jewish and Hitler is coming to power; in 1946 outside Berlin, Hanna wakes up in a field with no memory of the past ten years.

No Good Deed

Cass Green

When Nina almost dies during a disastrous blind date, her life is saved by a waitress called Angel. But later that evening, Nina is surprised by a knock on the door. It's Angel - and she's pointing a gun at her. A night of terror ... Minutes later, Angel's younger brother Lucas turns up, covered in blood shielding a stolen newborn baby in his arms. Nina is about to endure the longest night of her life - a night that will be filled with terror and lead her to take risks she would never have believed herself capable of.

The Hollow Bones

Leah Kaminsky

Berlin, 1936. Ernst Schäfer, a young, ambitious zoologist and keen hunter and collector, has come to the attention of Heinrich Himmler, who invites him to lead a group of SS scientists to the frozen mountains of Tibet. Their secret mission: to search for the origins of the Aryan race. Ernst has doubts initially, but soon seizes the opportunity to rise through the ranks of the Third Reich. While Ernst prepares for the trip, he marries Herta, his childhood sweetheart. But Herta, a flautist who refuses to play from the songbook of womanhood and marriage under the Reich, grows increasingly suspicious of Ernst and his expedition. When Ernst and his colleagues finally leave Germany in 1938, they realise the world has its eyes fixed on the horror they have left behind in their homeland.

Untrue

Wednesday Martin

In Untrue, author and social researcher Wednesday Martin explores what we've been getting wrong about unfaithful women and the evolutionary impulses behind their desires. Blending personal stories from Martin's own history with accessible social science, cultural theory, and interviews with sex researchers, psychologists, primatologists, anthropologists, and real women from all walks of life, Untrue reveals startling insights about female sexuality, and challenges our deepest assumptions about ourselves, monogamy, and the women we think we know.

The Good Menopause Guide

Liz Earle

Liz Earle, MBE, is one of the world's most respected and trusted authorities on wellbeing. Following on from her bestselling books Skin and The Good Gut Guide, this beautifully illustrated guide shares all of the information, tips and advice you need for a healthy menopause. She provides guidance on how to balance your hormones, the importance of a nourishing diet, the myths and facts about HRT, osteoporosis, how to optimise bone health, and how to boost energy and self-esteem.

Tel Aviv: Food. People. Stories

Haya Molcho

Tel Aviv is colourful, cosmopolitan and modern; a city full of contrasts, fragrances, stories and flavours. It is a vibrant melting pot of cultures, religions and delicious culinary traditions. Haya Molcho and her four sons take us on a journey to meet Tel Aviv's local chefs and story-tellers - from the epicures and the urban forager, to the magician and the survivor - capturing the special spirit of the city's many cuisines and inhabitants. Haya revisits the recipes of her home town, re-creating the flavours of her childhood: knafeh, green shakshuka, sarma, Israeli paella, pickled lemons and much more.

Canada: Top Sights, Authentic Experiences

Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet's Best of Canada describes the history, geography, and people of Canada; recommends hotels and restaurants; and surveys the attractions of each province.

Women In Gaming

Meagan Marie

This insightful and celebratory book highlights women who helped to establish the video game industry, women who disrupt it, women who fight to diversify it, and young women who will someday lead it. Featuring household names and unsung heroes, each individual profiled plays an important role in the gaming industry.

I Thought I Knew You

Penny Hancock

Jules and Holly have been best friends since university. They tell each other everything - trading revelations and confessions, and sharing both the big moments and the small details of their lives: Holly is the only person who knows about Jules' affair; Jules was there for Holly when her husband died. And their two children - just four years apart - have grown up together. So when Jules' daughter Saffie accuses Holly's son of a terrible crime, neither woman can possibly be prepared for what this means - for their families or their friendship. Especially as Holly refuses to believe her son is guilty.

Run Away

Harlan Coben

You've lost your daughter. She's addicted to drugs and to an abusive boyfriend. And she's made it clear that she doesn't want to be found. Then, by chance, you see her playing guitar in Central Park. But she's not the girl you remember. This woman is living on the edge, frightened, and clearly in trouble. You don't stop to think. You approach her, beg her to come home. She runs. And you do the only thing a parent can do: you follow her into a dark and dangerous world you never knew existed. Before you know it, both your family and your life are on the line. And in order to protect your daughter from the evils of that world, you must face them head on.

 

Reclaiming Style

 Maria Speake, Adam Hills & Hettie Judah

Adam Hills and Maria Speake, the partners behind architectural salvage and design company Retrouvius, combine their salvage work with one of the most sought-after interior design practices in Britain. Reclaiming Style goes with them behind the scenes, from the demolition site to the warehouse to the process of designing beautiful interiors using reclaimed materials.

The Grace of Enough

Haley Stewart

Do you ever feel caught in an endless cycle of working harder and longer to get more while enjoying life less? The Stewart family did--and they decided to make a radical change. Popular Catholic blogger and podcaster Haley Stewart explains how a year-long internship on a sustainable farm changed her family's life for the better, allowing them to live gospel values more intentionally.

Baby

Annaleese Jochems

Cynthia is twenty-one, bored and desperately waiting for something big to happen. Her striking fitness instructor, Anahera, is ready to throw in the towel on her job and marriage. With stolen money and a dog in tow they run away and buy 'Baby', an old boat docked in the Bay of Islands, where Cynthia dreams they will live in a state of love. But strange events on an empty island turn their life together in a different direction.

India: Top Sights, Authentic Experiences

Lonely Planet

India is a complex beauty: temples, frenetic bazaars, crumbling fortresses, jungles, Himalayan mountains and the jostle of city life - to embrace India's unpredictability is to embrace her soul. Amazing experiences, inspirational images, 3D illustrations, city walks and the best of local knowledge. Planning features and top itineraries give you the freedom to create your ideal trip.

Brain Food

Dr Joanna McMillan

We all want a healthy brain as we age; however, as our life span increases so does our risk of developing age-related illnesses. Did you know dementia is now the second leading cause of death in Australia? And it's the same risk factors causing dementia as is for heart disease and type 2 diabetes. But it's not all bad news. Dr Joanna McMillan explains how good eating and lifestyle habits will not only help fight cardiac disease and diabetes, but will also help slow the ageing process of the brain, helping it work better as we age. Recipes by The Australian Women's Weekly.

The Rip

Mark Brandi

A young woman, living on the street has to keep her wits about her. Or her friends. But when the drugs kick in that can be hard. Anton has been looking out for her. She was safe with him. But then Steve came along. He had something over Anton. Must have. But he had a flat they could crash in. And gear in his pocket. And she can't stop thinking about it. A good hit makes everything all right. But the flat smells weird. There's a lock on Steve's bedroom door. And the guy is intense. The problem is, sometimes you just don't know you are in too deep, until you are drowning.

The Enerygy We Use

Georgia Amson-Bradshaw

What are the problems and challenges we face around the world when it comes to the energy we use? How can we make the most of renewable energy sources and find alternative forms of fuel? Interactive 'Solve It!' design challenges give readers the information they need to develop sustainable solutions to the problems discussed, and step-by-step 'Test It!' activities encourage them to explore putting principles into practice.

Tracking A Serial Killer

Chris McNab

Tracking a Serial Killer tells the story of 25 serial killers, from the nineteenth century right up to the present day. It enables the reader to understand some of the thinking of men such as Ted Bundy, who stalked university dorms, or Andrei Chikatilo, whose killings happened at similar intervals, to Randy Kraft who murdered hitchhikers along California freeways over several years, to Volker Eckert, a German lorry driver who murdered prostitutes across western Europe across three decades. The timeline approach offers a visual overview of the major developments of the murderer's life, both before the killing began and covering killing sprees, trials, incarcerations, escapes, releases and repeat offences, up to their deaths.

The Last Days Of The Romanov Dancers

Kerri Turner

Valentina Yershova's position in the Romanov's Imperial Russian Ballet is the only thing that keeps her from the clutches of poverty. With implacable determination, she has clawed her way through the ranks, relying not only on her talent but her alliances with influential men that grant them her body, but never her heart. Then Luka Zhirkov - the gifted son of a factory worker - joins the company, and suddenly everything she has built is put at risk. For Luka, being accepted into the company fulfils a lifelong dream. But in the eyes of his proletariat father, it makes him a traitor. As civil war tightens its grip and the country starves, Luka is torn between his growing connection to Valentina and his guilt for their lavish way of life.

Life in Flow

Kate Kendall

LIFE IN FLOW is a practical and contemporary guide to 'living' yoga off the mat through simple moving meditations and breathwork. For a new generation of men & women into mindfulness and holistic health, or for those just switching-on to it for the first time, LIFE IN FLOW is intended for the yoga-curious but also those craving real-world tools to 'live yoga' in everyday life.

Beginner Gardening Step By Step

Is your lawn full of weeds? Are your fruits and vegetables diseased? Is your flower bed forlorn? Do you long to create an outdoor space you can enjoy with friends--or even a garden you can show off with pride? Provides the basics you need to get your green space under control and keep it that way. Plus lots of simple garden ideas you can do yourself. With step-by-step photographs.

Eco Kids Self-Sufficiency Handbook

Alan Bridgewater & Gill Bridgewater

By cleverly combining creativity with eco-awareness, this timely book encourages children aged 7-14 to put down their mobile devices and get involved. From building a wind turbine and a go-kart to creating light, growing vegetables, and making green gifts, Eco Kids Self Sufficiency Handbook offers a wide range of ways to capture the imagination and make a positive contribution to the world around us. Thirty exciting projects support integrated STEAM learning (science, technology, engineering, art, maths). With easy to follow step-by-step instructions and photographs, no project is too difficult for children to complete with adult supervision.

The Mental Load: A Feminist Comic

Emma

In her first book of comic strips, French artist Emma reflects on social and feminist issues by means of simple line drawings, dissecting the mental load, ie all that invisible and unpaid organizing, list-making and planning women do to manage their lives, and the lives of their family members.

In The Closet Of The Vatican

Frédéric Martel

A startling account of corruption and hypocrisy at the heart of the Vatican. In the Closet of the Vatican exposes the rot at the heart of the Vatican and the Roman Catholic Church today. This brilliant piece of investigative writing is based on four years' authoritative research, including extensive interviews with those in power.

Widows' Revenge

Lynda La Plante

Against all the odds, Dolly Rawlins and her gangland widows managed the impossible: a heist their husbands had failed to pull of - at the cost of their lives. But though they may be in the money, they're far from easy street. Shocked by her husband's betrayal, Dolly discovers Harry Rawlins isn't dead. He knows where the four women are and he wants them to pay. And he doesn't just mean getting his hands on the money. The women can't keep running. They have to get Harry out of their lives for good. But can they outwit a criminal mastermind who won't hesitate to kill? Especially when one of them has a plan of her own . . . to kill or be killed.

Hunter

Jack Heath

Timothy Blake, ex-consultant for the FBI, now works in body-disposal for a local crime lord. One night he stumbles across a body he wasn't supposed to find. He can't resist taking a bite. Having marked the body, Blake is forced to hide it. When the FBI calls Blake in to investigate the man's disappearance, Blake is the only one who knows the man is dead and in his freezer. Then another man goes missing. And another. There's a serial killer in Houston, Texas, and Blake is the only one who knows it for sure. His investigation takes him to a prestigious university, a sex doll factory, a sprawling landfill on Houston's outskirts and a secret hideaway in the woods. As they hunt the killer together, FBI agent Reese Thistle starts to warm to Blake - but she also gets closer and closer to discovering his gruesome secret.

The Cruise Handbook

Lonely Planet

From island-hopping and river cruising to Arctic sailing and historical odysseys, we'll help you find the perfect boat trip. Designed for first-timers and seasoned cruisers alike, this guide is packed with destination insight and expert advice on everything from booking a great deal and family travel to making the most of your time on shore.

Holy Sister

Mark Lawrence

The ice is advancing, the Corridor narrowing, and the empire is under siege from the Scithrowl in the east and the Durns in the west. Everywhere, the emperor's armies are in retreat. Nona faces the final challenges that must be overcome if she is to become a full sister in the order of her choice. But it seems unlikely that Nona and her friends will have time to earn a nun's habit before war is on their doorstep. Even a warrior like Nona cannot hope to turn the tide of war.

Small Space Living

Roberta Sandenbergh

For urban dwellers in small apartments, freelancers working from home, expectant parents/parents of young children who will need more space, those who want to make large homes feel cozy, anyone wanting to downsize, anyone with roommates, fans of the tiny house movement, and millennials who are living with their parents because they can't yet afford a place of their own. Unlike other books in this genre, this is not organized by room, but by space opportunities--untapped areas in every home that can be expanded for storage.

Redemption

David Baldacci

Amos Decker and his FBI partner Alex Jamison are visiting his hometown of Burlington, Ohio, when he's approached by an unfamiliar man. But he instantly recognizes the man's name: Meryl Hawkins. He's the first person Decker ever arrested for murder back when he was a young detective. Though a dozen years in prison have left Hawkins unrecognizably aged and terminally ill, one thing hasn't changed: He maintains he never committed the murders. Could it be possible that Decker made a mistake all those years ago? As he starts digging into the old case, Decker finds a startling connection to a new crime that he may be able to prevent, if only he can put the pieces together quickly enough.

Costuming Cosplay : Dressing The Imagination

Theresa M Winge

Cosplay, short for costume play, has grown from its origins at fan conventions into a billion-dollar global dress phenomenon. Costuming Cosplay takes us from elaborately crafted DIY costumes to online fandoms, examining how the practice of portraying fictional characters from popular culture through dress and performance has become a creative means of expressing and playing with different identities.

Lunch Box: Lunch Ideas For Kids & Adults

Australian Women's Weekly

As lunchtime rolls around and you (and your stomach) start thinking about food, it's all too easy to grab takeaway or eat something unhealthy on-the-go. Eating a yummy and nutritious lunch requires a little thought and preplanning - which we've done for you! Whether you're an adult, big kid or little kid, we've got you covered. The recipes in this book are designed to travel, stay fresh and nourish you throughout the day. So pack your lunch box with recipes from this book - and feel better for it!

The Year Of Less

Cait Flanders

In her late twenties, Cait Flanders found herself stuck in the consumerism cycle that grips so many of us: earn more, buy more, want more, rinse, repeat. Even after she worked her way out of nearly $30,000 of consumer debt, her old habits took hold again. When she realized that nothing she was doing or buying was making her happy--only keeping her from meeting her goals--she decided to set herself a challenge:she would not shop for an entire year. The Year of Less documents Cait's life from July 2014 to June 2015

The Bee Friendly Garden

Doug Purdie

A grower's handbook to attracting bees and other beneficial insects. The Bee Friendly Garden is a guide for all gardeners great and small to encouraging bees and other good bugs to your green space ... Includes: - How bees forage and why your garden needs them - A comprehensive plant guide to bee friendly plants - Simple changes anybody can make - Ideas for gardens of all sizes - Natural pest control and companion planting advice.

Celtic Empire

Clive Cussler & Dirk Cussler

The murders of a team of United Nations scientists in El Salvador. A deadly collision in the waterways off the city of Detroit. An attack by tomb raiders on an archaeological site along the banks of the Nile. Is there a link between these violent events? The answer may lie in the tale of an Egyptian princess forced to flee the armies of her father three thousand years ago. During what was supposed to be a routine investigation in South America, NUMA Director Dirk Pitt finds himself embroiled in an international mystery, one that will lead him across the world and which will threaten everyone and everything he knows--most importantly, his own family.

The Mister

E L James

Life has been easy for Maxim Trevelyan. With his good looks, aristocratic connections, and money, he's never had to work and he's rarely slept alone. But all that changes when tragedy strikes and Maxim inherits his family's noble title, wealth, and estates, and all the responsibility that entails. It's a role he's not prepared for and one that he struggles to face. But his biggest challenge is fighting his desire for an unexpected, enigmatic young woman who's recently arrived in England, possessing little more than a dangerous and troublesome past. Reticent, beautiful, and musically gifted, she's an alluring mystery, and Maxim's longing for her deepens into a passion that he's never experienced and dares not name.

Your Backyard Birds

Gráinne Cleary

As the humans who plant the gardens they live in and visit, what can we learn from Australia's often-cheeky birds? With a foreword by science journalist and broadcaster Robyn Williams AM, and chapters dedicated to discovering extraordinary information about Australia's innovative birds, Your Backyard Birds is a delightful and compelling read. With real stories from bird-loving citizen scientists, this fascinating book features new insights about the lives of our avian friends.

Wholefood For Children

Jude Blereau

The underlying philosophy is the importance of feeding young, growing children nutrient-dense, whole and real food, preferably organic. Not only does a child require fuel to live, they also require it to build every part of their body and future pathways, and to learn.

The Frugal Homesteader

John Moody 

Equip your homesteading dreams with all the affordable DIY innovations, tips, and stories you need to successfully get you started growing your own food, connecting yourself and your kids with nature, and consuming less while producing more! A fun, inspirational, and educational guide to help you save money while living off the land.

The Innocence Of Memories

Orhan Pamuk

The Innocence of Memories is an important addition to the oeuvre of Nobel Prize-winning author Orhan Pamuk. Comprised of the screenplay of the acclaimed film by Grant Gee from 2015 (by the same name), a transcript of the author and filmmaker in conversation, and captivating colour stills, it is an essential volume for understanding Pamuk's work.

Australian Homes : 70 Years Well Lived

Launched in 1948, Australian House &​ Garden magazine has been a trusted source of inspiration for homemakers across seven decades. This book charts architecture, interior and gardening passions and the path of domestic life in Australia, from the joyful optimism of postwar domesticity, through the explosion of colour and expression of the 1970s and '80s to the lifestyle-focused homes of today.

If You Go Down To The Woods

Seth C Adams

We were so young when it all happened. Just 13-years-old, making the most of the long, hot, lazy days of summer, thinking we had the world at our feet. That was us - me, Fat Bobby, Jim and Tara - the four members of the Outsiders' Club. The day we found a burnt-out car in the woods was the day everything changed. Cold, hard cash in the front seat and a body in the trunk... it started out as a mystery we were desperate to solve. Then, the Collector arrived. He knew we had found his secret. And suddenly, our summer of innocence turned into the stuff of nightmares. Nothing would ever be the same again...

Lost Children Archive

Valeria Luiselli

A family in New York packs the car and sets out on a road trip. A mother, a father, a boy and a girl, they head south west, to the Apacheria, the regions of the US which used to be Mexico.  Meanwhile, thousands of children are journeying north, travelling to the US border from Central America and Mexico. A grandmother or aunt has packed a backpack for them, putting in a bible, one toy, some clean underwear. They have been met by a coyote: a man who speaks to them roughly and frightens them. They cross a river on rubber tubing and walk for days, saving whatever food and water they can. Then they climb to the top of a train and travel precariously in the open container on top. Not all of them will make it to the border.

Toxic Game

Christine Feehan

On a rescue mission in the heart of the Indonesian jungle, Dr. Draden Freeman and his GhostWalker team need to extract the wounded as quickly as possible--or risk spreading a deadly virus unleashed by a terrorist cell. When Draden gets infected he forces his team to leave him behind. He won't risk exposing anyone else. He intends to find the ones responsible and go out in a blaze of glory...

Hare's Fur

Trevor Shearston

Russell Bass is a potter living on the edge of Katoomba, in the Blue Mountains. His wife has been dead less than a year and, although he has a few close friends, he is living a mostly solitary life. Each month he hikes into the valley below his house to collect rock for glazes from a remote creek bed. One autumn morning, he finds a chocolate wrapper on the path. His curiosity leads him to a cave where three siblings - two young children and a teenage girl - are camped out, hiding from social services and the police. Although they bolt at first, Russell slowly gains their trust, and, little by little, this unlikely group of outsiders begin to form a fragile bond.

Kill [Redacted]

Anthony Good

Michael lost his wife in a terrorist attack on a London train. Since then, he has been seeing a therapist to help him come to terms with his grief - and his anger. He can't get over the fact that the man he holds responsible has seemingly got away scot-free. He doesn't blame the bombers, No, to Michael's mind, the ultimate cause is the politician whose cynical policies have had such deadly impact abroad. His therapist suggests that he write his feelings down to help him forgive and move on, but  Michael believes that for every crime there should be a fitting punishment - and so in the pages of his diary he begins to set out the case for, and set about committing, murder.

Black Leopard Red Wolf

Marlon James

Tracker is known far and wide for his skills as a hunter: 'He has a nose,' people say. Engaged to track down a mysterious boy who disappeared three years earlier, Tracker breaks his own rule of always working alone when he finds himself part of a group that comes together to search for the boy. As Tracker follows the boy's scent--from one ancient city to another; into dense forests and across deep rivers--he and the band are set upon by creatures intent on destroying them. As he struggles to survive, Tracker starts to wonder: Who, really, is this boy? Why has he been missing for so long? Why do so many people want to keep Tracker from finding him? And perhaps the most important questions of all: Who is telling the truth, and who is lying?

We're Going To Need More Wine

Gabrielle Union

Union launched her career with roles in iconic '90s movies. When she revealed her own trauma as a victim of sexual assault, she urged compassion for victims of sexual violence. In this moving collection of essays, Union tells astonishingly personal and true stories about power, color, gender, feminism, and fame. She discusses her experiences with bullying, beauty standards, and competition between women in Hollywood; growing up in white California suburbia, and coping with the divorce of her parents. Throughout, she reminds us of the importance of confidence, self-awareness, and the power of sharing truth, laughter, and support.

Italy: Top Sights, Authentic Experiences

Lonely Planet

The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet's Best of Italy is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Take in a gondolier's sweet song while gliding past Venetian palaces, sample olives and wines as you traverse Tuscany's storybook hills, or be humbled amid thousands of years of Roman history and art; all with your trusted travel companion. Discover the best of Italy and begin your journey now!

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Rhyme Time - Nightcliff Library

Nightcliff Library
Pavonia Place
Nightcliff NT
Thu 23 May
Thursday, 23 May 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Toddler Time - Karama Library

Karama Library
Karama Shopping Centre, Kalymos Drive
Karama NT
Thu 23 May
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Tech Zone - Casuarina Library

Casuarina Library
17 Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT
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LOUD @ the Library

Casuarina and Darwin City Libraries
NT
Fri 24 May
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Tech Zone - Darwin City Library

Darwin City Library
Civic Centre, Harry Chan Ave
Darwin City NT
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Casuarina Library
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Casuarina NT
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Cosplay Meet Up Group

Casuarina Library
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Casuarina NT
Sat 25 May
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Family Story Time - Darwin City Library

Darwin City Library
Civic Centre, Harry Chan Ave
Darwin NT
Sat 25 May
Saturday, 25 May 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Family Story Time - Casuarina Library

Casuarina Library
17 Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT
Sat 25 May
Saturday, 25 May 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Preschool Story Time - Casuarina Library

Casuarina Library
17 Bradshaw Tce
Casuarina NT
Today
Monday, 27 May 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Baby Book Time - Darwin City Library

Darwin City Library
Civic Centre, Harry Chan Ave
Darwin NT
Today
Monday, 27 May 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Tech Zone - Darwin City Library

Darwin City Library
Civic Centre, Harry Chan Ave
Darwin City NT
Today
Monday, 27 May 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Rhyme Time - Karama Library

Karama Library
Karama Shopping Centre, Kalymnos Drive
Karama NT
Tomorrow
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Preschool Story Time - Nightcliff Library

Nightcliff Library
Pavonia Place
Nightcliff NT
Tomorrow
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Tech Zone - Casuarina Library

Casuarina Library
17 Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT
Tomorrow
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Toddler Time - Darwin City Library

Darwin City Library
Civic Centre, Harry Chan Ave
Darwin NT
Wed 29 May
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Baby Book Time - Casuarina Library

Casuarina Library
17 Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT
Wed 29 May
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm

Tech Zone - Casuarina Library

Casuarina Library
17 Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT
Wed 29 May
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Rhyme Time - Nightcliff Library

Nightcliff Library
Pavonia Place
Nightcliff NT
Thu 30 May
Thursday, 30 May 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Toddler Time - Karama Library

Karama Library
Karama Shopping Centre, Kalymos Drive
Karama NT
Thu 30 May
Thursday, 30 May 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Tech Zone - Casuarina Library

Casuarina Library
17 Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT
Thu 30 May
Thursday, 30 May 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

LOUD @ the Library

Casuarina and Darwin City Libraries
NT
Fri 31 May
Friday, 31 May 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Tech Zone - Darwin City Library

Darwin City Library
Civic Centre, Harry Chan Ave
Darwin City NT
Fri 31 May
Friday, 31 May 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Our libraries

Casuarina Library

17 Bradshaw Terrace, Casuarina

8930 0200

casuarinalibrary@darwin.nt.gov.au

Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.45pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 7.30pm
Saturday 9.00am - 12.00noon
Sunday 1.00pm - 4.00pm
Opening hours differ over Easter, Christmas and New Year.

Casuarina Library

Darwin City Library

Civic Centre, Harry Chan Avenue

8930 0230

citylibrary@darwin.nt.gov.au

Monday to Friday  9.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday 9.00am - 12.00noon
Sunday Closed
Opening hours differ over Easter, Christmas and New Year.

City Library Darwin

Karama Library

Karama Shopping Centre, Karama

8927 2505

karamalibrary@darwin.nt.gov.au

Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday 9.00am - 12.00noon
Sunday Closed
Opening hours differ over Easter, Christmas and New Year.

Karama Library

Nightcliff Library

Pavonia Place, Nightcliff

8930 0480

nightclifflibrary@darwin.nt.gov.au

Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday 9.00am - 12.00noon
Sunday Closed
Opening hours differ over Easter, Christmas and New Year.

Nightcliff Library

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