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  • The Girl with the Saddest Secret

    The True Story of a Troubled Little Girl and the Foster Carer who Gives her Hope

    by Angela Hart ...
    Why has no one given Jasmine the safety and care she desperately needs? Foster carer Angela is determined to find a solution.Jasmine is a little girl with a difficult upbringing whose current foster carers have refused to keep her on as they can no longer handle her 'off the wall' behaviour. Social Services place her with specialist foster carer Angela Hart. Angela does her best to provide a ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition

    An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction

    On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. Whether you want to write about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts or about yourself in the ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Hyperbole and a Half

    Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened

    Hilarious stories about life's mishaps from the creator of the immensely popular blog 'Hyperbole and a Half'. Fully illustrated with over 50% new material.Hyperbole and A Half is a blog and webcomic written by a 20-something American girl called Allie Brosh. She tells fantastically funny, wise stories about the mishaps of her everyday life, with titles like 'Why Dogs Don't Understand Basic ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Thing Explainer

    Complicated Stuff in Simple Words

    From the No. 1 bestselling author of What If? - the man who created xkcd and explained the laws of science with cartoons - comes a series of brilliantly simple diagrams ('blueprints' if you want to be complicated about it) that show how important things work: from the nuclear bomb to the biro.It's good to know what the parts of a thing are called, but it's much more interesting to know what they ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Measure of a Man

    A Spiritual Autobiography

    "I have no wish to play the pontificating fool, pretending that I've suddenly come up with the answers to all life's questions. Quite the contrary, I began this book as an exploration, an exercise in selfquestioning. In other words, I wanted to find out, as I looked back at a long and complicated life, with many twists and turns, how well I've done at measuring up to the values I myself have set. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?

    A Memoir

    by Roz Chast ...
    #1 New York Times Bestseller2014 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTIn her first memoir, New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents. Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons, family photos, and documents, and a narrative as rife with laughs as it is with tears, Chast's memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • 18 and Life on Skid Row

    18 And Life on Skid Row tells the story of a boy who spent his childhood moving from Freeport, Bahamas to California and finally to Canada and who at the age of eight discovered the gift that would change his life. Throughout his career, Sebastian Bach has sold over twenty million records both as the lead singer of Skid Row and as a solo artist. He is particularly known for the hit singles I ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The Brave and the Bold: from Silent Knight to Dark Knight; a guide to the DC comic book

    by Michael Curry ...
    The comic book The Brave & the Bold ran for 200 issues from 1955 through 1983. During its run, the best writers and artists in the business introduced us to comic book icons still published today – including the Justice League, the Suicide Squad and the Teen Titans.The Brave & the Bold: From Silent Knight to Dark Knight is an issue-by-issue guide to one of the most influential comic books of the ... Read more

    Free

  • Deconstructing Sammy

    Music, Money, and Madness

    by Matt Birkbeck ...
    Sammy Davis Jr. lived a storied life. Adored by millions over a six-decade-long career, he was considered an entertainment icon and a national treasure. But despite lifetime earnings that topped $50 million, Sammy died in 1990 near bankruptcy. His estate was declared insolvent, and there was no possibility of itever using Sammy's name or likeness again. It was as if Sammy had never existed.Years ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Journey to Horseshoe Bend

    by Strehlow, Theodor ...
    Journey to Horseshoe Bend was first published in 1969 and has been out of print for almost forty years. An Australian literary classic, it was written by TGH (Ted) Strehlow, author of the monumental Songs of Central Australia. It describes the final days of his father, Pastor Carl Strehlow, head of the Lutheran mission at Hermannsburg, as they travel, with Aboriginal companions, in extreme heat, ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • How Food is Made

    An illustrated guide to how everyday food is produced

    by Ayla Marika ...
    If you have ever thought, as you bite into a hot dog, "what am I really eating?" then this is for you.We buy and eat convenience food every day, yet how these foods are created is a mystery to almost everyone. For most, mass food production is an unspoken fact of life, a secret locked behind factory doors. Not anymore. In this easy-reading graphic book, we show you how industrial food production ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Modern Day Slaves

    Modern Day Slaves is all about slaves around the world that exist today, often hidden from view, living a life of hell. This book will open your eyes to child slaves, prostitution, child soldiers, human trafficking, sweatshops and more. It makes interesting reading and will open your mind to a world that isn't as perfect as you thought it was. We live in the 21st Century, but after this book you ... Read more

    $6.14 AUD

  • Who Discovered America?

    The Untold History of the Peopling of the Americas

    Greatly expanding on his blockbuster 1421, distinguished historian Gavin Menzies uncovers the complete untold history of how mankind came to the Americas—offering new revelations and a radical rethinking of the accepted historical record in Who Discovered America?The iconoclastic historian’s magnum opus, Who Discovered America? calls into question our understanding of how the American continents ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Madhouse Effect

    How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy

    The award-winning climate scientist Michael E. Mann and the Pulitzer Prize–winning political cartoonist Tom Toles have been on the front lines of the fight against climate denialism for most of their careers. They have witnessed the manipulation of the media by business and political interests and the unconscionable play to partisanship on issues that affect the well-being of billions. The lessons ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Fair Dinkum

    by Dave Mckay ...
    This is the Book of James paraphrased as a comic book. It's radical dude!Using a modern Australian context and slang, this powerful twenty two page comic book will challenge and perhaps offend some, and it may even change your life!Don't be an Ozzie Ostrich and stick your head in the sand! Take a look! ... Read more

    Free

  • Tintin

    In this fully revised and expanded edition of this popular pocket-sized reference book the authors offer a comprehensive and critical overview of the Tintin series. Starting with the character's humble origins in the children's supplement of a Belgian catholic newspaper in the 1920s, the authors track Tintin's development and success throughout the decades, including the stormy World War II years. ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Hunting The West Memphis Boogeyman

    by David Pietras ...
    Twenty one years after the brutal murders of three eight year old Cub Scouts in West Memphis, Arkansas, there seem to still be more questions than there are answers. We have gone all the way back to the beginning and looked through years worth of evidence. What we have found may truly shock you.Sifting between truth and lies, rumors and reality, and taking quite an emotional roller coaster ride, ... Read more

    $5.85 AUD

  • Sapiens A Graphic History, Volume 1

    The Birth of Humankind

    The first volume of the graphic adaptation of Yuval Noah Harari's global phenomenon and smash SUNDAY TIMES #1 BESTSELLER. Featuring 256 pages of gorgeous full-colour illustrations and wrapped in a beautiful package.**One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one-homo sapiens.*What happened to the others?And what may happen to ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Text Message Bloopers: April 13 2013

    by BlipBlopUs Sr ...
    These were selected as the "Top 10" Funny Images on our website! Check back daily, for new updates!Thanks and enjoy the messages! ... Read more

    Free

  • How to Have Feminist Sex

    Lessons in Life, Love and Self-Confidence

    by Flo Perry ...
    'Funny, kind, generous and smart - I could have done with the wisdom of Flo Perry far sooner' Dolly AldertonWhen it comes to our sex lives, few of us are free of niggling fears and body image insecurities. Rather than enjoying and exploring our bodies uninhibited, we worry about our bikini lines, bulging tummies and whether we're doing it 'right'.Flo broaches everything from faking it to consent, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Canada at War

    A Graphic History of World War Two

    A beautifully crafted graphic novel, tracing the achievements of the Canadian Forces in the Second World War.In 1914, Canada went to war as a subject of Britain. In 1939, it made the choice to fight all on its own.Canada at War follows the developments and setbacks, wins and losses, of a nation learning to stand up for itself in the midst of the most difficult war of the 20th century.In graphic ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • FREE Introducing Graphic Guide Sampler

    series Graphic Guides
    Introducing Graphic Guides is the bestselling series which explores big ideas from Quantum Theory to Psychoanalysis using concise, authoritative text and graphic novel-style illustrations.For the very first time 28 titles are now available in ebook format for all e-reading devices.This free ebook sampler contains extracts from six books:• Introducing Psychology asks what exactly psychology is, ... Read more

    Free

  • The Cartoon Introduction to Economics, Volume I: Microeconomics

    The award-winning illustrator Grady Klein has paired up with the world's only stand-up economist, Yoram Bauman, PhD, to take the dismal out of the dismal science. From the optimizing individual to game theory to price theory, The Cartoon Introduction to Economics is the most digestible, explicable, and humorous 200-page introduction to microeconomics you'll ever read.Bauman has put the "comedy" ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Best We Could Do

    An Illustrated Memoir

    by Thi Bui ...
    National bestseller**2017 National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) FinalistABA Indies Introduce Winter / Spring 2017 SelectionBarnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Spring 2017 SelectionALA 2018 Notable Books SelectionAn intimate and poignant graphic novel portraying one family’s journey from war-torn Vietnam, from debut author Thi Bui**.This beautifully illustrated and emotional story is an ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus