Cart 0
Continue reading...

CBCA Awards 2018

Last Friday the Children’s Book Council of Australia announced their 2018 winners in six award categories. Established in 1946, the CBCA Awards are recognised as Australia’s premier showcase of quality children’s literature and illustration, and CBCA Book Week (18-24 August this year) is a highly anticipated event in the yearly school calendar. This year’s theme, Find your Treasure, reminds us that books are indeed valuable objects; we open them and discover inside the riches of…

Continue reading
Father's day is on its way Continue reading...

Father’s Day is on its way

Father’s Day is on its way We’re counting down the days until the arrival of Spring 2018 releases, and the first person to be spoilt for choice will be Dad! Father’s Day is Sunday, 2 September, and we’ll have books for new dads, wise dads, hip dads, and best-in-the-world dads.  This is just a small selection but we understand at Books of Buderim that dads come in many different sizes so we offer many different…

Continue reading

Clock Dance by Anne Tyler

Reviewed by Julie A delightful read indeed! Anne Tyler’s 22nd novel is like putting on your favourite old, faithful jumper, or a pair of well-worn slippers.  It’s like sitting down for a cup of tea with a lovely old friend and having a chat.  Comfortable, easy, funny and sad, simple and questioning, “Clock Dance” is a very pleasant read.  The main character, Willa, is very likeable and easy to relate to – the story is…

Continue reading
Continue reading...

April in Paris by Tessa Lunney

Local Reviewer: Thanks Julie Katherine King Button has left her home in Australia, after being there with her wealthy parents for 2 years since returning from being a nurse in WWI.  They have decreed that she must find the “right person” to marry – something Katherine is determined they will not make her do.  She returns to London where she is known as simply Kiki Button, gets a job as a gossip columnist in Paris…

Continue reading
Continue reading...

“Likely Story” bring books alive

Well the show has ended and the fun is over. Back to work,  these books must settle down after the excitement they have had over the last couple of months. I could never have imagined the books telling their story so passionately and enjoyable. “Likely Story” by The Sunshine Coast Theatre Company reminds us all of the power and purpose all the books have. Have you ever imagined what your favourite book would tell you…

Continue reading
Top Shelf travel - Where to go this easter holidays Continue reading...

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…

Continue reading
Continue reading...

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…

Continue reading
Indie Book awards 2018 Continue reading...

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…

Continue reading
Koby Cumulus Continue reading...

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…

Continue reading
Continue reading...

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…

Continue reading