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Books to Make You Think

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. –Haruki Murakami Some books are written with valuable insight into topical points of view. Through the depth of exploration of a topic we can begin to fully understand alot more about it. There are many new scientific and environmental books that offer a new way of thinking. It is worthwhile exploring these new schools of…

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Top 10 Books in September 2017

The journey into a bookshop can be overwhelming at times, so many wonderful books to choose from. Our staff are always available to help direct you to that perfect book for your needs but sometimes you are not even sure what you need or would appreciate most. To give you some ideas I have collected up a few lists of the top 10 books for different Genre’s. You can look the book up on our…

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Laugh and create yourself silly

Are you ready to explore your creative and fun side of your personality? What about just taking some time to enjoy the company of friends and family. Sit around together and chat over a puzzle, board game, craft activity, colouring, painting, quiz books and many more options. Our games room is well stocked and I think all ages are well catered. We even stock “Cards against Humanity” for those a little older. Of course, the…

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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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Jane Austen and D’arcy

Last Friday we had Morning tea with Wal Walker, author of Jane and D’Arcy Wal talked about the story of the greatest love affair of Jane Austen’s life that has been hidden by the Austen Family. He provided strong evidence to makes the groundbreaking claim that colonial surgeon D’Arcy Wentworth (1762-1827) was the love of her life. Austen readers have long detected the complex emotional experience revealed in her writing is at odds with the…

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Top 3 Reviews for July and August

The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robotham Loved this book  – by Pam. The story is set in modern America, the interwoven tale of two women whose lives vary enormously. Agnes is on a quest for what she sees as the perfect life defined by a happy marriage, home and children. Meghan is living this supposed dream life but struggling. This all sounds a little mundane but very early in the story there is a…

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Your Top Ten Books Australia

It’s been an interesting 6 months in the Book world, or at least interesting for us running our Buderim treasure, Books of Buderim. The economy has taken a tumble turn, which I believe Donald trump has put he’s fair share of effect on. The Sunshine Coast, while figures say is growing in population seems awfully quiet and the reluctance to stop and take some time for ourselves is alive and well. My observations only. The…

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Relax, we have your local event covered

Are you looking for a place to feel at home and relax with friends? Do you sometimes just need somewhere to go that has chairs and tables and a bit of sun? Buderim is a lovely location, in the heart of the Sunshine Coast. It has clothing shops, fabulous chemist, newsagent, other shops, many coffee houses and of course the book shop. But is can be difficult to find somewhere to sit if you don’t…

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