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Reading Level:2 Crime

A true crime story cannot often be believed, at least at the beginning. In Bowraville, all three of the victims were Aboriginal. All three were killed within five months, between 1990 and 1991. The same white man was linked to each, but nobody was convicted.
More than two decades la... read more

Bowraville
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 Biography

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

Far from worrying about the onset of war, in the spring of 1938 the burning question on the French Riviera was whether one should curtsey to the Duchess of Windsor. Few of those who had settled there thought much about what was going on in the rest of Europe. It was a golden, gla... read more

Chanel's Riviera
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 Biography

Reading Level:3 Biography

Now in his late-eighties, and listed by the National Trust as a 'Living Treasure', in Before I Forget Geoffrey Blainey reflects on his humble beginnings as the son of a Methodist Minister and school teacher, one of five children, and a carefree childhood spent in rural Victoria, ... read more

Before I Forget
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 Biography

I'm not on my own because I've been sitting crying into a handkerchief or apron over a lack of interested men. I've been made every offer imaginable over the years. Men offer themselves, their sons...drunk fathers sometimes call me up and say things like: "D... read more

Heida: A shepherd at the edge of the world
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Steve Woolston would never describe himself as famous, but it's fair to say that he's a legend in certain circles, with extraordinary stories to tell. A gun shearer, who loves horses, dogs and fast ... read more

Finding Steve's Place - The Adventurous Life of a Boy from the Bush and His Search for the Perfect Wave
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 Biography

All Lina wanted was to be desired. How did she end up in a marriage with two children and a husband who wouldn't touch her?All Maggie wanted was to be understood. How did she end up in a relationship with her teacher and then in court, a hated pariah in her small town?All Sloane want... read more

Three Women
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 Biography

Why would anyone join a cult?
Maybe they're unhappy with their current religion, or they want to change the world, or they're disappointed with their lives and want to find something bigger or holier that makes sense of this confusing, chaotic and dangerous world. Or maybe they just wan... read more

Zealot
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Women the world over are brought up to hope, even expect, to find the man of their dreams, marry and live happily ever after. When Stephanie Wood meets a sweet man who owns a farm and property, she e... read more

Fake: A Startling True Story of Love in a World of Liars, Cheats, Narcissists, Fantasists and Phonies
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Leo is having trouble fitting in. Whether it's pulling his pants down in the schoolyard or compulsively saluting Mazdas because the company sponsors his football team, Leo can never seem to say or do the right thing. And Jo is struggling to help... read more

Boomer and Me: A Memoir of Motherhood, and Asperger's
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 Biography

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

#MeToo is not just about famous people ... If #MeToo is going to ultimately make the big difference we all want to see, it's got to mean something for [any] woman who gets harassed. - Julia Gillard
This is the first collection that aims to make sense ... read more

#MeToo: Stories From the Australian Movement
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 Biography

Alan Rochford was living the dream when he started Stone Cottage, an idyllic French restaurant nestled in the Adelaide Hills. He had everything going for him apart from experience, money, and the first idea about what he was doing. After two years and one divorce, h... read more

Guinea Pig in White Wine Sauce
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 Biography

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

For the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission. Her goal, as co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has been to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. Throughout this journey... read more

The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World
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