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Gift giving with lasting beauty: The Orchid

Have you ever been lucky enough to receive a gift of an orchid, the flower that keeps on giving? The flower offers an amazing display of nature’s ingenuity, putting beauty and finesse together so well. It is a flower that makes you just stop and stare. We all enjoy a bunch of flowers when they have been prepared by skilful florist in a stunning collection of flowers and greenery. The Orchid is unique in that…

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Review: Ache By Eliza Henry-Jones

From Local Reviewer and Customer, Julie   The title for this book is superbly apt! There is so much aching in this beautifully written Australian novel. Annie aches for her old life on the mountain – before the bushfires – she aches for her much loved grandmother, Gladys, killed on that tragic day. Annie aches for her Daughter Pip and husband tom and the confirmed life they live in the city. For the times spent…

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Book Review: The Girl Before By J P Delaney

Staff review “The Girl Before” and gives 5 stars. A house for rent is just what Emma is looking for, her boy friend Edward, finds a beautiful one with everything you could ask for but with strict proviso’s that nothing be added to it, including personal stuff such as photo’s, ornaments and even books. Still Edward likes it so they decide to move in together. All is well until Emma feels that Edward is getting controlling…

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Politics, coming out of the woods

You know how when you move things around at home, lost and forgotten gems will pop out at you. You end up finding all these precious treasures. Well that exactly what’s happened at the bookshop this week. We knew the children’s area needed a bigger better space but the benefits to the other sections of the bookshop really were not very clear. The selection of books at Books of Buderim has always been extensive but…

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Children’s Book Council Australia Notable Books for 2017

I am very excited to be finally moving around the bookshop so that we embrace the child in all of us and the children in our community. Books of Buderim has always offered a wonderful selection of children books and a wonderful children’s book expert in Kay Nixon. We are now hoping you’ll be better able to see and enjoy the variety by moving more of children’s book into the main part of the bookstore. To…

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Local Review: Spook Street by Mike Herron

This is the 4th in a series of Jackson Lamb Thrillers. The story involves 40 young people killed in a bombing at a shopping centre, When the bomber is identified, there are huge problems for M15, departments higher up and a post cold war sleeper group of parliamentaries. There are intricate plot lines and a very clever prose. David Cartwright has been retired for 20 years and was a Spook who holds many important secrets,…

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1967, the year Books of Buderim was born and so much more

1967 was truly a wondrous year in Australia. Wikipedia was helpful is providing a general history of Australia in 1967. Did you know: On the 3 February – Ronald Ryan becomes the last man hanged in Australia; he was executed for the murder of prison warder George Hodson while escaping from Pentridge Prison on 19 December 1965.[4] On the 7 February – Black Tuesday in Tasmania – massive bushfires devastate much of the Tasmanian capital…

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Wellness books for the wellness destination

In fitting in with the Sunshine Coast’s aim to be the wellness destination for holiday goers, I thought I’d tell you about the health and wellness books we have at Books of Buderim. Over the years Books of Buderim has become well known for having a great selection of health and wellness books. It is something we specialise in and are proud of this collection. A few of our more diverse titles are listed below,…

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Lovers of Crime novels

As it’s the month of love, I thought it would be a good idea to focus on some of the areas we all love in books. And there are a lot of you that Love novels of Crime, Thrillers and Horror. I have read a few thrillers novels that have left me spooked all night, so now I don’t jump into that section as quick as I do other sections. I do appreciate a great…

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What are you reading?

What are you currently reading is a question I get asked regularly. Most of the time I am reading a proof of a book that won’t come out for at least another 2 months, so it’s hard for me to explain a novel that currently is not on the shelf to enjoy. This also means I am always reading books way ahead of when a review is useful. So this is why when I go…

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