Books

Thu 5 Dec 2019

Making your 60s the best time to shine

Making your 60s the best time to shine

Vivacious author, 63-years-young Chris Vidal, is a teacher, traveller and founder of powerwomenover60.

Mon 23 Sep 2019

Grace is a book of deep understanding

Grace is a book of deep understanding

THREE great loves of her life - people with special needs, surf lifesaving and the Central Coast - are the inspiration behind author Mei-Ling Venning's new book

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Kerry keen to find the write stuff from festival authors

Kerry keen to find the write stuff from festival authors

NEW Australian Television hall of fame inductee and well-known Byron personality Kerry O'Brien will once again be an integral part of the Byron Writers Festival

Sun 30 Jun 2019

New York is a City of Girls

New York is a City of Girls

ELIZABETH Gilbert tells the story of summer 1940. Her heroine is 19-year-old Vivian Morris who has arrived in New York with a suitcase and sewing machine

Sat 29 Jun 2019

Authors delve into the intricate art of crime writing

Authors delve into the intricate art of crime writing

THREE of Australia's top crime writers are on their way to Port Macquarie Library for a special literary event.

Sun 23 Jun 2019

Tom Clancy's Enemy Contact

Tom Clancy's Enemy Contact

TOM Clancy's Enemy Contact, written with Mike Maden, is thrilling, edge of the seat reading, as Clancy continues his Jack Ryan series.

Mon 17 Jun 2019

Singles Ladies author to share the joy of ageing at festival

Singles Ladies author to share the joy of ageing at festival

BYRON Writers Festival has "been on the agenda" for a while for author Joanna Nell, and with a best-selling book to her name she is finally on her way.

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Find a better way to live life and cook with Aveo

Find a better way to live life and cook with Aveo

YOU may have heard that food in retirement and aged care communities is not very good. So had Aveo and as a business it is determined to change that view

Healthy living in a no-waste kitchen

Healthy living in a no-waste kitchen

ARE you looking for ways to save money in the kitchen?

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Revealing the illustrator behind Mary Poppins

Revealing the illustrator behind Mary Poppins

FOR 54 years, the mousy illustrator Mary Shepard retained an extraordinary relationship with the domineering PL Travers, the author of eight Mary Poppins books.

Sun 9 Jun 2019

Time to age well into the future

Time to age well into the future

WHAT does it take to have a healthy and joyful old age? Researchers say it's not too late to make changes at 50 to get the 'retirement years' we want.

Sun 2 Jun 2019

Too Soon, Too Late: the Kelly Family story

Too Soon, Too Late: the Kelly Family story

How a family turned its own tragedies into a remarkable crusade to keep all our children safe

Fri 31 May 2019

Four more Harry Potter books on the way

Four more Harry Potter books on the way

Pack your wands and robes — we’re heading back to Hogwarts to learn more about Harry Potter and his friends.

Sun 26 May 2019

Who is the murdering number 55?

Who is the murdering number 55?

WILBROOK in Western Australia is a sleepy, remote town that sits on the edge of miles and miles of unexplored wilderness.

Thu 23 May 2019

Clay Stories remote art arrive in Coffs

Clay Stories remote art arrive in Coffs

GIRRINGUN artist Abe Muriata was one of the special guests when the new Clay Stories exhibition opened at Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery earlier this month.

Wed 22 May 2019

Hero of his own true story, Colin Thompson presents

Hero of his own true story, Colin Thompson presents

WHILE most writers struggle to find a publisher for their first novel, Bellingen-based author Colin Thompson had no such drama.

Sun 19 May 2019

Sail Away across the Atlantic

Sail Away across the Atlantic

IF YOU ever thought nothing really exciting happens on cruise ships, then you should take a cruise across the Atlantic on the Blue Mermaid with Celia Imrie.

Sun 12 May 2019

Share the tales of Aunt Sally with the grandkids

Share the tales of Aunt Sally with the grandkids

Here are two books to read and enjoy with the little people in your life.

Thu 9 May 2019

Accomplished author a true champion of diverse causes

Accomplished author a true champion of diverse causes

ROBERTA Cava is a woman who neither does things by halves nor keeps quiet when she recognises a problem.

Sun 5 May 2019

The Catalpa Rescue: a triumph against all odds

The Catalpa Rescue: a triumph against all odds

IT WAS one of the most extraordinary and inspirational prison breaks in Australian history, The Catalpa Rescue.

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