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The Divine Mistake
By Theresa Byrnes
Price: $13.91 USD. Words: 106,920. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
From Sydney, then the Aboriginal community of Yirrkala, then South America, then New York, the artist Theresa Byrnes experiments with Iyengar yoga, acupuncture, psychic massage, tantric sex and even bondage. And while moving into a wheelchair on July 27, 1996, was “one of the saddest days in my life,” Byrnes later concedes the greater mobility “liberated me from my awkwardness.”
The Hitchers of Oz
By Tom/Simon Sykes
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 73,240. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Dr David Reiter. Category: Nonfiction
World famous actor Sam Neill and rap legend Chuck D rub shoulders with writers like J P Donleavy and Carmel Bird. Physicists, business leaders, publishers, political activists, soldiers, poets, athletes and comic book creators are brought together by their common experience of hitching a ride sometime in the past.
Towards a Grammar of Being
By Julie Waugh
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Dr David Reiter. Category: Fiction
Like Dickinson’s letter to the world, Julie Waugh has dedicated herself to the poet’s scrupulous custom of reflection and self-examination. The result is this poetic self-portrait. What towards a grammar of being delivers, in its high intelligence and tender sensuality, and in its inventive stream-of-verse episodes, is, quite simply, psychology, or what we used to call intuition.
4 White Walls
By Leanne Elliott
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010 by StormSage Central Publishing House. Category: Fiction
Poetry, Haiku and Quotes by Stormsage A mixed bag of emotions are visually brought to life within the written words of '4 White Walls' by Australian Author, StormSage.
Shades of Black
By Leanne Elliott
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010 by StormSage Central Publishing House. Category: Fiction
Poetry and Haiku The newest book of written and raw emotions by Australian Author Leanne Elliott. Contemporary, unique poetry and haiku from an equally unique perspective.
Maisy May
By Naomi Kramer
Series: Maisy May. Price: Free! Words: 29,320. Language: Australian English. Published: May 9, 2010. Category: Fiction
Maisy's mum is an ex-junkie. Her father is unknown. Now the girl with the colourful childhood goes to church every Sunday with her mother and attends youth group with the other kids in her country hometown. A new arrival in town gets Maisy thinking about her beliefs, and she doesn't like where her thoughts are heading. Contains occasional swearing, and sexual and religious themes.
The Feast of the Bunya
By Peter Denton
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Fiction
Ulloola Yaluma has done a bad, bad thing. Worse, everyone in the Sea Eagle clan knows about it. When the old men send him across the mountains carrying news of the great bunya feasting, Ulloola thinks he’s got off lightly. But when he begins his bride-service for his betrothed, the very beautiful and independent Baringa, things get very, very dangerous. "Very beautiful writing" ABC
Tsunami
By Robin Stewart
Price: Free! Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010. Category: Fiction
Award-winning Australian author tells a remarkable story guaranteed to appeal to young readers. Noah's world is shattered when a tsunami sweeps his home away and he and his grandmother escape in a small boat. Lost at sea they rescue three animals, finally landing in a deserted cove surrounded by mountains. A month later Noah meets an ancient man and is given clues to help them return home.
Demon Gates
By Robert Day
Series: The Nexus Wars Saga, Book One. You set the price! Words: 146,350. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
Long have the races of Kil'Tar lived free from the threat of the Demon hordes, banished inside the Voids, their dark portals locked by the magical Seal of Akashel and guarded by powerful Loremasters. But now the seals are breaking! Can Valdieron, the last descendant of a long dead race of Dragon Riders, accept his legacy or will he falter and forsake the land of Kil'Tar to demonic destruction?
The Grief Manifesto
By Melanie Peut
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A memoir by Melanie Clare Peut. Both cutting and gentle, this ultimately uplifting account about surviving grief after the loss of a child is set against the background of a fertile, rural Australian landscape. 'The Grief Manifesto' is a deliberate celebration of love and of beauty and of the struggle we all sometimes face in life.