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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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Get “The Answer” today and stop dreaming

  Buderim was honoured with Internationally renowned authors Allan and Barbara Pease at Books of Buderim on Saturday. We could not be more pleased to have them come to our community bookshop. These are speakers that have graced the Kremlin and spoken at international venues around the world and we were lucky enough to have them come down to Buderim and spend some time with us. Allan had us laughing our socks off at his…

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Book of the week “My Sunshine Coast”

Anne Moorhouse delivering her new book “My Sunshine Coast” Local author and Local Buderim resident has prized together stories of Sunshine Coast that are both personal and historic. Anne has explored the Sunshine Coast, suburb by suburb providing information on the area, personal stories about the people in the area and the community connections. This is a book that every coffee table on the Sunshine Coast needs. Visitors and friends alike will enjoy reading about…

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Sunshine Coast book loving events in April 2016

What events do you enjoy and why…. People tell me daily what a lovely space the bookshop and the courtyard are. It is regularly commented to me about the suitability of the space for events. Events and bookshops seem to go hand in hand. The ideas for events include author talks on their subject of interest, workshops on writing, craft, business, food tastings and many so many other topics. I love events as they offer…

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Children’s Author day

What do all children love – attention, something interesting and engagement. Storytelling is all this in a comfy relaxed environment. There is nothing more delightful than watching stories being told and the children’s eyes lighting up as rhythm and illustrations bring the story to life. Add to this the wonder of being read to by the author of the book and you have MAGIC. Magic is what I witnessed when children’s Authors:  Gregg Dreise, Judy…

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Local Author of the Month – Peter Rowe

Peter Rowe was writing stories in his head long before he could communicate verbally. Born with Down syndrome and other conditions that limits his ability to speak, it wasn’t until Peter was nearly 30 that he was introduced to Facilitated Communication (FC) – a system that finally gave him a way to communicate and share his view of his world and experiences, the good and the bad, and to finally allow the wondrous colourful stories…

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Local Author of the Month – Anne Moorhouse

Born in Yorkshire, England, Anne migrated to Sydney in 1952. Loving her Australian nationality but still sees herself an Anglophile – a combination she’s happy to live with. Anne was married in 1960 and still with the same great guy. Two wonderful children and four delightful grandchildren continue to bring much joy to their life. Unlike so many writers, her working life was not one of journalism, but was initially spent crunching numbers on an…

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