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34 Million Books

VALERIE PARV AM

Part memoir and part writing guide, Valerie Parv’s book takes you inside her world of words, from the drama of Parvgate to being made a Member of the Order of Australia. Published in fiction and nonfiction since the age of fourteen, she’s sold over 34 million books and ebooks translated into 29 languages.

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Intermittent Angels

Jan Dean

“Jan Dean is a poet always on the lookout for angels, both ‘wondrous’ and ‘wicked’.She has a gift for sliding sideways with her words, making every aspect of herengagement with the world magical. With its impressive range of people, places andexperiences – from dramatic re-imaginings of a Spanish couple building a castle inthe North Queensland rainforest to tender,

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Splash, Slither, Squawk

Nature Writing for Children

The 95th Anniversary Anthology of the Society of Women’s Writers NSW.

Wombats, platypus, turtles, magpies, koalas, goannas, cockatoos, bilbies, kangaroos, banksias, flannel flowers, bushfire, rain, ferns, snails, spiders, glow worms, pelicans, flying foxes, cicadas, lyrebirds, butterflies, possums, owls,

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Margaret Caro 1848–1938: her story in verse

Pip Griffin 

Margaret Caro, the extraordinary life of a pioneering dentist in New Zealand, 1848–1938: her story in verse. The book includes a timeline and historical notes. 

Published February 2020 by Pohutukawa Press. ISBN 978-0-9803184-4-9 188pp. Available from the author,  , $25.00 plus $7.00 postage within Australia,

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Mood Indigo

Colleen Keating and Pip Griffin

A collaboration of poetry by Pip Griffin and Colleen Keating, Mood Indigo is a Picaro Poets chapbook published under the umbrella of Ginninderra Press. It is composed of 24 succinct and lyrical poems which are perfect for the reader wanting to retreat into a pocket-sized poetry book with an inner covenant of peace. 

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Watching Through The Day

Words by Julie Thorndyke 
Illustrated by Nandina Vines

This is the sequel to Julie Thorndyke’s very popular picture book Waiting for the Night

Beautifully interpreted by illustrator Nandina Vines, this book is one day’s visual journey with a young photographer who observes small creatures encountered in the southeast Australian coastal landscape.

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Tatami Days

Getting a Life in Japan

Michael Guest

“You see, Japan does not actually rest atop an infinite pile of turtles, but on the back of a giant carp …” 

In his mid-thirties, Australian freelance writer and PhD English literature graduate Michael Guest headed for Japan on a whim,

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Our Tom

J.E. Gaulton

New historical fiction shares a World War I love story that was harshly tested by fate. 

PORT MACQUARIE, Australia – Based around her Great Uncle Tom’s first world war experiences in Egypt and Palestine, J.E. Gaulton releases her new historical fiction, Our Tom (published by Xlibris AU).

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Beneath The Surface

LAKE MACQUARIE FAW 

An anthology of writing from Lake Macquarie. This volume is a collection of short stories, poems and experiences written by members of the Lake Macquarie Branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers. We were inspired by the lake we live by and what lurks beneath its surface.

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Time Out of Mind

Poems of Love and Loss

Margaret Zanardo 

#105 Pocket Poets series, Ginninderra Press, South Australia, 2019

Margaret is a Sydney poet, writer and graphic designer. A member of Harbourside Poets, she has had work published in a number of poetry journals. Time Out of Mind is a poetry chapbook,

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Webs of Life

Sutherland Shire FAW

An anthology of short stories written by members of the Sutherland Shire Fellowship of Australian Writers was launched at the 10th Writers Unleashed Festival. A copy can be purchased directly from Sutherland Shire FAW. Please contact for further details. $15 per book plus postage.

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D-TOUR: My Journey Through PTSD

Gregory A. Wirt

STRESS has become an integral part of our modern lifestyle.
The effects of trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and
stress-related dysfunctions of anxiety and depression are currently a global
epidemic. Trauma alters people’s lives from thrive mode to survive mode,
evident as an alarming phenomenon everywhere.

What is it costing – you;

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Tilting at Time

Greg Tome

In this collection, Greg Tome’s eyes are everywhere,
playfully or ruminatively considering much that is revealed to the observant
poet. His poems survey the grace of human attachment, the remarkable beauty of
the everyday world as well as its unexpected terrors, drawing the reader’s
attention to the richly imaginative prospect that this poet variously shares.

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Nan, I tell you about the Moon

Sandra Plowright

Memoir. Sandra is in her mid-fifties when she gains custody
of her 5 year old granddaughter, after her 24 year old daughter dies in a
horrific accident. After raising her own five children to adulthood, Sandra is
now faced with the challenges and sacrifices that come with raising a young
child again.

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Hildegard of Bingen

Colleen Keating

ISBN 978 1 76041 766 6, 248pp

Available from the publisher www.ginninderrapress.com.au or directly from
the author, Colleen Keating: email

Reviews:

“What an oeuvre! What a superb and
elaborate work! These nine books of poems by Australian poet Colleen Keating
tell Hildegard’s story in a stunning way.

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The M Word

Gail Hennessy

What do you do when the world starts to melt and morph
around you, blurring the boundaries of reality?

Published by Girls on Key (2019) Gail Hennessy takes
the reader on a journey navigating the recesses of the mind. Written with
humour and pathos,

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