Robert Pepper, Muriel Pepper
Fully updated and field checked by the Range Rover Club of Victoria, this fourth edition of 4WD Treks Close to Melbourne will take you on 20 of the best 4WD adventures within a couple of hours drive of the city. Whether you are looking for a leisurely day trip or a longer overnight jaunt, 4WD Treks Close to Melbourne is your indispensable companion to exploring.
Provides an introduction to astronomy, discussing how planets get their names, the best time to spot a "shooting star," and why the moon changes shape.
A young woman gets ready to go to a party. She arrives, feels overwhelmed, leaves, and then returns. Minutely attuned to the people who come into her view, and alternating between alienation and profound connection, she is hilarious, self-aware, sometimes acerbic, and painfully honest. And by the end of the night, she's shown us something radical about love, loss, and the need to belong.
While his fellow monks flee before the Norse onslaught, one young novice stands his ground. He has been taught to turn the other cheek, but faced with the slaughter of his brothers and the pagan desecration of his church, forgiveness is impossible. Hunlaf soon learns that there is a time for faith and prayer ... and there is a time for swords
Beneath her worn scarf and thick glasses, Ophelia hides two powers -- the ability to read the past of objects and their human owners, and the ability to travel through mirrors. When she is promised in marriage to Thorn, the young girl must leave her family and follow her fiance to Citaceleste, the floating capital of a distant Ark. Why has she been chosen? Why must she hide her true identity?
How can you be earth-friendly? You can help in the garden, play in nature, donate toys, volunteer in your community, and much more! Even the smallest kid can make a big difference. With ABC Earth-Friendly Me, you will discover all of the ways you can care for the planet from A to Z!
Amnesia Road is a powerful literary consideration of historic violence in two different parts of the world, the seldom-visited mulga plains of south-west Queensland and the backroads of rural Andalusia. It is also an unashamed celebration of the landscapes where this violence - frontier conflict and civil war - has been carried out.
The page-turning biography of an Australian woman who refused to bend to the expectations of her husband and her time. Julia Sorell was an original. A colonial belle from Tasmania, vivacious and warm-hearted, Julia's marriage to Tom Arnold in 1850 propelled her into one of the most renowned families in England. Her story reveals an extraordinary woman, a paradox who defied convention as much as she embraced it. Told with the pace, depth, and psychological richness of a great novel, An Unconventional Wife is a riveting biography that shines a shaft of light on a hidden but captivating life.
A princess is missing and a peace treaty is on the verge of collapse in this new Veronica Speedwell adventure from the New York Times bestselling and Edgar® Award-nominated author Deanna Raybourn. January 1889. As the newest member of the Curiosity Club-an elite society of brilliant, intrepid women-Veronica Speedwell is excited to put her many skills to good use.
When Alexandra Richards approaches professional Declutterer Ellen Curtis to ask her to help sort out her mother's chaotic flat, Ellen gets the impression Alexandra doesn't like her mother very much. But when Ingrid Richards' body is discovered in her burned-out home, Alexandra's exasperated words don't seem such a joke.
Getting back to nature doesn't have to mean roughing it, not with this collection of 100 of Australia's best nature-based holidays. There's something for every kind of nature-lover in this beautiful book, from rustic cabins in national parks to glamping and luxe beachside resorts, family-friendly holiday parks, country hideaways, houseboats and even a treehouse.
Jennifer Adams, Clint Bizzell
Australia's Ultimate Bucket List is your guide to the most iconic and diverse destinations across this stunning country that you really should see in this lifetime.
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.
Twenty years ago Geoffrey Robertson inspired the global justice movement with his ground-breaking book, Crimes Against Humanity. Since then, the movement has stalled, as nationalism takes hold and populist governments retreat from international courts and refuse to comply with their rulings. But there is an alternative. The Plan B for human rights looks back to national laws to name, blame and shame abusers. These abuses are a concern for all human beings, and good people are no longer prepared to tolerate them, in their own country or elsewhere in the world. The Magnitsky laws can show the way forward for the global justice movement in the twenty-first century.
Award-winning journalist Isha Sesay reveals the untold story of the Chibok schoolgirls' kidnapping by Boko Haram, and its resounding implications in the global battle for women's equality.
Lonely Planet Best Day Walks Australia is your passport to 60 escapes into nature. Stretch your legs away from the city by picking a walk that works for you, from just a couple of hours to a full day, from easy to hard. Stroll vine-striped hillsides, discover hidden coastlines, or explore the Outback. Get to the heart of Australia and begin your journey now!
An up-and-coming designer in New York's competitive fashion industry, ambitious Amy is determined to get out of her sisters' shadows and keep her distance from their North Carolina hometown. But when Jo's wedding forces Amy home, she must face what she really wants...and confront the One Big Mistake that could upend her life and forever change her relationship with Jo.