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Koby Cumulus will touch your heart

A special book has landed in store Koby Cumulus, the hand painted beautiful children’s hardcover book “Koby Cumulus loves being a cloud…until the day he hears people complain about the weather.  Travel with Koby as he re-discovers his importance, and the joy of his life’s purpose. Will he overcome others raining on his parade?” Koby Cumulus is a 6 year old cloud who loves life… until he hears people grumbling about the weather. It’s a beautiful…

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Gardens and community bloom in Buderim

A few very exciting things are happening in our community this month. The Buderim Garden Club has released “Gardens of Buderim” book. A wonderful celebration of the gardens and Gardening in Buderim. It features many of the gardens which have been opened to the public at the annual Buderim Garden Festival as well as articles about garden design, the Club’s background, Buderim’s garden history, the future of gardening in Buderim and useful details about local…

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28 years and counting, Lonely days no more

The world can be a lonely place sometimes. I know this from the years I spent between dropping off and waiting for my children to come home from school. How I loved/love the moment they return to the fold and offload all the wonderful things they experienced in a day. But the hours between where empty except for an occasional friendly get together we managed to make with other mothers.   So, I was wonderfully…

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Come on…… Let’s Talk

David Gaunt, from GleeBooks, talking about what Amazon means for the Bookselling industry recently made this comment  “… we connect writers and readers, and there is nobody out there — nobody — who could do it more intimately and profoundly. If you want to discover a new great voice, you have to come to us. By the time you find out about that author on Amazon or in the mainstream media, you’re just jumping on…

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Connecting minds through Books and Games

What are 3 things Books and Board Games have in common They both offer a time away from screens – yippee They both offer your mind stimulation and excitement, and many other feelings They are both available at Books Of Buderim on the Sunshine Coast. At Books of Buderim we have a special room setup with all manner of Board Games and  Gift items. Most of the gifts and games are for children but we…

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Much to learn from our Australian Authors.

Regardless of the genre, book form or style of writing, there is much to learn from our Australian Authors.   The land of plenty, the land of great mates, and lots of space. Australia has so much to exposes us in so many ways and books and authors are just one great example of the talent and expertise we offer the world. We have some fabulous best selling authors in Australia that draw on the…

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Most Underrated Book Award 2017 Shortlis

The Australian Booksellers Association sponsors the Small Press Network’s Most Underrated Book Award (MUBA). The MUBA is designed to highlight titles that did not get the sales or recognition they deserved at the time of release What I love about this award is that books that seem initially unconventional can be appreciated. This list contains a graphic novel, a photographic masterpiece, “microfiction” and thinker’s books. There are some wonderful books that come out of the Small…

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MY SoapBox: Let’s fight for our community

The world of shopping has changed so much over the last 100 years. Okay so I wasn’t around for some of it I’ve read about and seen some major changes. Can you even imagine shopping JUST where you live now? Walking down the street to pick up fruit and vegetables, bread, meat, clothes, books and everything else you needed. You got to speak to other residents and shop owners and find out about what is…

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Book Awards 2017

Ned Kelly 2017 shortlist The Australian Crime Writers Association has announced the shortlists for the 2017 Ned Kelly Awards for the best in Australian crime writing. Best Fiction Crimson Lake by Candice Fox The Golden Child by Wendy James An Isolated Incident by Emily Maguire Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly by Adrian McKinty The rules of Backyard Cricket by Jack Serong Out of the Ice by Ann Turner Winner will be…

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Events galore at Books of Buderim

I had the most pleasurable week meeting some fabulous authors and local customers. We are all different in our needs and experiences and I am always amazed at how much I gain from all the people I meet in this world. Never any discussions are the same and you just never know what you will learn about people. I find when I talk to authors I learn so much about lives from different perspectives. They think…

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