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January 2016

Be Mindful & Simplify Your Life

by Kate James

Kate James serves up 50 bite-sized tips on how to live a more mindful and stress-free life.

Kate James is a coach, meditation teacher, speaker and writer. Through her business, Total Balance, she helps clients understand how to make mindfulness part of their everyday lives.

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January 2016

The Good News About What's Bad For You (And Vice Versa)

By Jeff Wilser

Drink whiskey, take more naps, throw out your multivitamins: The Good News About What’s Bad for You (and Vice Versa) provides all the latest research to justify indulging the vices you love and ditching the ‘healthy’ habits you hate. Jeff Wilser sprints through scientific evidence on everything from the benefits of procrastination and playing video games to the downsides of practising yoga and eating kale.

Humorous and life-affirming, this book is a slap in the face to the puritanical and a joyful endorsement for pleasure seekers. It’s all the proof you need that the best way to live a life is with ‘everything in moderation’.

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December 2015

Best Australian Comedy Writing

Edited by Luke Ryan

Editor and comedian Luke Ryan has wrangled 24 of Australia’s finest comedy writers and rolled them into a single book of comedy gold. If there’s been a more impressive assembly of funny people in any Australian book ever, you can have your money back.

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December 2015

Death by Coconut

50 things more dangerous than a shark and why you shouldn't be afraid of the ocean

by Ruby Ashby Orr

Illustrated by Michael Weldon


Did you know you’re more likely to be hurt by a cow, a sinkhole or a champagne cork than by a shark? In fact, each year only around 10 people are killed in shark attacks worldwide, while around 73 million sharks are killed by humans. Sounds unfair? Of course it is, but when an attack is all over the news and the people are baying for shark blood, it’s easy to lose perspective. But culling them? Seriously? Let this little book set you straight.

Inside you’ll find 50 unexpectedly hilarious things that are far more dangerous than sharks, with entertaining illustrations and plenty of fun facts to help you get to know more about these misunderstood creatures.

25% of all profits will go towards shark conservation at the Australian Marine Conservation Society.

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