When Kathleen 'Cricket' O'Donnell and her parents head to uninhabited Jacob's Island for the entire summer holidays. Cricket fears she is going to be bored out of her mind. No other kids means no one to play with... and limited power means no technology! Instead, the trip turns out to be far from boring when Cricket discovers a tragic shipwreck tale behind the naming of the island. Then, some really spooky things start happening...
Always stay hopeful. That's my motto. You're probably thinking, He's a dreamer, that Wassim. What's he got to be hopeful about? He's ten years old and look at his life. Thanks, but it's not so bad. I've got a lot to be hopeful about. Specially now there's a person who can help me. A person called Felix Salinger
Will I ever use the math I learned in school? Do I have too many plants? Some questions just don't have a right answer. If you find yourself overanalyzing everyday questions, Rial provides humorous-- yet helpful-- charts to help you figure out the little dilemmas. And she reminds us: sometimes, the only answer is to pick a path and keep moving.
In An Insider's Plague Year, Nobel laureate and prominent COVID-19 authority Professor Peter Doherty recounts his response to the pandemic as it developed from January 2020-February 2021. As citizens and governments around the world suddenly became acutely dependent on the capacity of scientists to understand and recommend appropriate public health policy responses to the disease, Doherty and his team were at the forefront. In his always conversational style, Doherty systematically provides a deep understanding of the virus and of the numerous areas of knowledge that have been brought together in the fight against it. Rendering complex medical and scientific issues accessible and providing a fascinating glimpse into how health experts have worked with governments to control and manage the challenge, Doherty also turns his mind to what we can hope for in the months and years ahead, considering even larger questions about the pivotal role of science in our lives.
Can a second chance heal their broken family? Since their mother walked out on them as children, Izzie's taken responsibility for her younger sister, Linda. And when their father's temper flares up, Izzie knows the girls are better off on their own. But when a handsome Italian chef moves to Worthing and offers Izzie a job in his cafe, she is forced to choose between her responsibilities and her desires.
When Mim Squires and Mathias Vander are stranded together on a disrupted flight home to Perth, they are surprised to find that they have much in common. As Mim and Mathias both struggle to adjust to the challenges of being in their late seventies, secrets from the past that neither wishes to face rise to the surface, challenging their long-held beliefs in their independence and singularity. At the end of the day, can they muster the wisdom and the courage they need to change?
This is a mag for real men who are comfortable in their own skin – guys who aren’t afraid to have a real look at themselves every now and then and who like to achieve potential.
Every issue has rock solid info and advice from managing careers, reducing stress, stepping up that health and fitness plan, creating more fulfilling relationships and a better sex life and all you need to know on style and grooming. And in between, you’ll find pages of excellent tips on all sorts of other cool stuff from adventure travel, to the latest technology or even how to make a classic cocktail and the best performing cars.
Australian Mountain Bike magazine is the country's leading off road cycling publication, and features extensive and industry-leading mountain bike and product reviews, the greatest trails from here and overseas, columns dedicated to both the first time rider and pro racer, and some of the best mountain bike imagery in the world.
January in Gotland. The days are short, the air is cold, and all the roads are covered in snow. On a deserted, icy backroad, these wintery conditions will soon bring together a group of strangers with a force devastating enough to change their lives forever when, in the midst of a brief period, a deadly accident and two separate crimes leave victims in their wake.
She lost everything in a bushfire and become the celebrity face of climate change. But is fame and living with a billionaire all it's cracked up to be? A warm and witty story for our times.
When Adam Lawson's wrecked car is found a kilometre from Daisy Baker's body, the whole town assumes it's an open-and-shut case. But Jesse Redpath isn't from Canticle Creek. Where she comes from, the truth often hides in plain sight, but only if you know where to look.
Flippy, Molly, Li'l Petey, and twenty-one baby frogs each have something to say. Naomi and Melvin don't see eye to eye and Poppy perceives the world differently than her siblings. Will the baby frogs figure out how to work together and appreciate one another's point of view -- both inside and outside the classroom?
Dear Son shares heartfelt letters written by First Nations men about life, masculinity, love, culture and racism. Along with his own vivid prose and poetry, author and editor Thomas Mayor invites 12 contributors to write a letter to their son or father, bringing together a range of perspectives that offers the greatest celebration of First Nations manhood. This thoughtful anthology comes at a time when First Nations peoples are starting to break free of derogatory stereotypes and find solace in their communities and cultures. It is a gentle and loving book for all families, no matter where they call home.
Sam Easton--a true survivor--is home from Afghanistan, trying to rebuild a life in his hometown of LA. Separated from his wife, bartending and therapy sessions are what occupy his days and nights. When friend and colleague Melody Traeger is beaten by her boyfriend, she turns to Sam for help.
Prussia, 1836. Hane Nussbaum is a child of nature - she would rather run wild in the forest than conform to the limitations of womanhood. In her village of Kay, Hanne is friendless and considered an oddity... until she meets Thea. Ocean, 1838. The Nussbaums are Old Lutherans, bound by God's law and at odds with their King's order for reform. Forced to flee religious persecution the families of Kay board a crowded, disease-riddled ship bound for the new colony of South Australia.
Zack Zombie (Fictional Author)
It's Scare School holidays, and Zombie and his friends are stuck in Mob Village. So boring! At least they can get lots of PVP training in. But then Zombie's little brother accidentally releases a mutant mob from the zoo, and just like that, Zombie and his friends go from bored out of their skulls to living a dreadtime story! Can they find an escaped Ender Pig, defeat a hybrid monster mob and capture a bunch of evil ghosts? They'd better, 'cause it will be a whole new Overworld if they can't!
Bryony Lancaster, Harry Lancaster
Sharing seasonal, holistic recipes and a way of life for body and soul - with a focus on gut-friendly ferments, slow cooking and gluten-free eating. Embracing our philosophy of better living through nutritious wholefoods and mindful movement, here are over 100 of the most popular recipes from our cafe for you to recreate at home. As well as advice on sustainable preparation techniques and wholefood ingredients, we've included a seasonal program of yoga, meditation and wellness practices to help you connect with the world around you and get the best out of each and every day.