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This Week's Latest Book Arrivals

It's been another fantastic week of new book releases this week with some great new book arrivals at Books N Gifts and in our sister store Berry Newsagency. Below are some of my chosen highlights of the latest new book arrivals this week; Apples Never Fall Liane Moriarty Adult Fiction  From the outside, the Delaneys appear to be an enviably contented family. Even after all these years, former tennis coaches Joy and Stan are still winning tournaments, and now that they've sold the family business they have all the time in the world to learn how to 'relax'. Their four adult children are busy living their own lives, and while it could be argued they never quite achieved their destinies,...

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Love Your Bookshop Day - Saturday 9 October 2021

In celebration of Australia's unique community of Bookshops both Books N Gifts and our sister store Berry Newsagency are very excited to be participating in this years annual Love Your Bookshop Day celebrations to be held on Saturday 9 October 2021.                        Love Your Bookshop and the Love Your Bookshop Day celebrations are initiatives of the Australian Booksellers Association created to celebrate bookshops across the country and to highlight what makes local bookshops great.  Now more than ever is the time to support your local bricks and mortar bookshop. Stay connected and keep up to date on the latest releases by asking for recommendations, subscribing to mailing lists and following...

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This Week's Latest Book Arrivals

Yes its been another week of lockdown restrictions but again another big week at Books N Gifts with new book arrivals. Again the publishers, distributors and freight companies have been busy and our shelves are overflowing with fantastic new book releases. Here are just some of this week's latest new book arrivals; The Brilliant Boy Doc Earth and the Great Australian Dissent Giddeon Haigh Adult Non Fiction These days, Doc Evatt is remembered mainly as the hapless and divisive opposition leader during the long ascendancy of his great rival Sir Robert Menzies. Yet long before we spoke of public intellectuals, Evatt was one: a dashing advocate, an inspired jurist, an outspoken opinion maker, one of our first popular historians and...

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Celebrate Winnie-the-Pooh's 95th Anniversary

Did you know next month marks the 95th Anniversary of the publication of the timeless children's classic Winnie-the-Pooh written by A.A Milne and illustrated by E.H Shepherd? Winnie-the-Pooh or Pooh Bear was based on a teddy bear loved and adored by Christopher Milne son of the book's esteemed author who also provided the inspiration for the book's human character, Christopher Robin. On Christmas Eve in 1925 Winnie-the-Pooh’s first story appeared in print on page 7 of the London Newspaper Evening News. Readers got to meet the Bear of Very Little Brain and join him on his quest for honey. 10 months later on the 14th of October 1926, the book of Winnie-the-Pooh was published. That means next month marks 95 years since Winnie-the-Pooh,...

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A Happy Fathers Day for Bluey Lovers

A very Happy Fathers Day to all fathers and an especially Happy Fathers Day to all those Bluey loving Dads. Bluey, Bingo and family all hold a very special place here at Books N Gifts and at our sister store Berry Newsagency so we would like to take this opportunity to wish Bluey's Dad Bandit a very happy day this Father's Day. Did you know that to help celebrate Bandit's special day the clever people at the ABC are putting on a special episode on ABC Kids at 8am this Fathers Day. If you and your child would like to celebrate Bandit's special day even more then please don't forget to check out our great range of Bluey Books, Giftware,...

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