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Top Shelf Travel

With Easter fast approaching and at least four days free to take some time out, it’s a great time to think about local areas to travel to and relax or get some fitness in and do a walk or hike in our beautiful countryside. Planning these short breaks seem to be last on our organization list but can have therapeutic benefits long after the holiday has finished. The house maintenance can wait, some time to recalibrate the…

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Give Heart to Heart this Valentine’s Day

I am not a true believer in Valentine’s day, but I can see the value of offering someone a heartfelt gesture as we are all in need of acknowledgment from the love in our lives and Valentine’s day is a great opportunity to put your love on the table without it looking out of place. Here at Books of Buderim we have a wonderful selection of books to inspire you to create a Valentine’s day…

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INDIE BOOK AWARDS 2018 SHORTLIST

2018 is the celebration of 10 years of the Indie Book Awards. The Awards recognise and celebrate us, the indie booksellers as the number one supporters of Australian authors. Since the Awards began ten years ago, we have had a well-deserved reputation for picking the best of the best in Australian writing. INDIE BOOK AWARDS 2018 SHORTLIST FICTION SHORTLIST: Force of Nature by Jane Harper (Pan Macmillan Australia) The Choke by Sofie Laguna (Allen & Unwin) On…

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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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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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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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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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Photography on the World Stage

Aching to get away, needing an escape from the everyday. Sometimes money, health, politics, work demands and many other reasons can stop us from getting away. In these times of great turmoil and unknown terrors, it may be best just to stay at home. And while we live in a fabulous country with some amazing sights on our doorstep, I still love to visit and explore the colour and beauty of other parts of the…

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