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            Wildhood

            Wildhood (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Natterson-Horowitz, Barbara; Bowers, Kathryn

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            A revelatory investigation of human and animal adolescence and young adulthood from the New York Times-bestselling authors of Zoobiquity. Teenagers- behind the banter, the tediously repetitive games and clicks, the shouting and screaming, the fast living, and the strutting and pr...eening lie the rules of the entire animal kingdom. Based on their popular Harvard University course, latest research, and worldwide travels, Natterson-Horowitz and Bowers examine the four universal challenges that every adolescent on our planet must face on the journey to adulthood- how to be safe, how to navigate hierarchy, how to court potential mates, and how to leave the nest. Safety, status, sex, and survival. For parents and children, predators and prey alike, this is a powerfully revelatory book, entertainingly written. To become, as its reader does, for a while, a young bat or a young humpback whale, or even an octopus tapping a shrimp on the shoulder or an orca silencing their victim, is a giddying experience. The authors open up horizons for their ordinary human readers as they go about their daily animal lives, and permit them to look afresh at the terrifying and exhilarating experience of adolescence. Even your average teen will not get bored. 'The authors steer clear of excesses of ethology or anthropomorphism, and they emphasise that maturity is not a goal but a process. A lucid, entertaining account of how creatures of many kinds learn to navigate the complex world that adulthood opens.' -Kirkus 'A life-changing perspective on adolescents. A treasure trove of scientific exploration and practical implications for how we understand and support youth.' -Daniel J. Siegel, MD, author of Brainstorm- The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain 'Human teens have much in common with their counterparts throughout the animal kingdom - and those commonalities are eye-opening as described in the latest from biologist Natterson-Horowitz and science journalist Bowers. Reassuring ... should ap
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            ISBN 9781925849653
            Published AU 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            The New Classics
             

            The New Classics (Paperback)

            By Hay, Donna

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            • Pub Date
              1 May 20

            The landmark cook book that all Donna Hay fans have been waiting for, this is ultimate collection of Donna's all time favourite classic recipes. This is Donna Hay's biggest and best cook book yet. For Isabella Beeton in 1861 it was Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, for S...tephanie Alexander in 1996 it was the Cook's Companion and for Maggie Beer in 2007 it was Maggie's Harvest. These books went onto become bestsellers, staples in every home; they were the one-stop recipe books that defined these authors' work and became essential everyday reference books for their time. Now in 2013, Australia's leading cookbook author Donna Hay reveals her landmark book, The New Classics, a definitive collection of classic recipes for every modern cook from donna hay magazine. This is the ultimate Donna Hay cookbook, the book that has everything that you ever wanted to know how to cook. Absolutely up to the minute, it contains all our old family favourites as well as new delights, everything from beef and ale pies to dulce de leche, from mac n' cheese to macarons, it's exactly the food that we want to cook and eat NOW, all written in Donna's trademark simple, clear and easy way. A gorgeously rich and deluxe book with stunning finishes and embellishments - ideal for a Christmas gift, coffee table, kitchen bench or bookshelf - it features stunning photography and hundreds of mouthwatering recipes.
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            ISBN 9781460758359
            Published AU 1 May 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            High Risk: A doctor's notes on pregnancy, birth, and the unexpected

            High Risk: A doctor's notes on pregnancy, birth, and the unexpected (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Karkowsky, Chavi Eve

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            One doctor's testament to the importance of listening - truly listening - to women and their medical experiences of pregnancy and childbirth. Although there are countless books aimed at expectant mothers and fathers, on subjects from prenatal nutrition to birthing methods, there ...is a lack of works that attempt to illuminate, unpack, and chronicle the complex, potentially life-and-death truth of this fundamental human experience. High Risk fills that gap. From an expert in maternal-foetal medicine - the subspecialty of obstetrics that concerns high-risk pregnancies - here is a timely and unflinching account of all that pregnancy, labour, and birth can entail. As an outspoken champion of women's health, a mother of four, and a humane, wry, and altogether remarkable writer, Dr Chavi Eve Karkowsky tells of miracles and joy, but also of challenge and loss - illustrating the complexity of reproduction and the health services that surround it. With historical insight and journalistic verve, she unpacks what is involved for women, for a family, and for us as a society, and explores what's at risk when these aspects of life remain clouded in mystery and misinformation.
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            ISBN 9781925849974
            Published AU 3 Mar 2020
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            Every Conceivable Way: One couple's extraordinary journey to parenthood over nine years and three continents

            Every Conceivable Way: One couple's extraordinary journey to parenthood over nine years and three continents (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Meris, Despina

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            What lengths would you go to to have a baby? Despina Meris thought it would be easy, but instead found herself chasing IVF, egg donors and finally international surrogacy on her tumultuous journey towards parenthood.

            ISBN 9781743796085
            Published AU 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher Hardie Grant Books
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            Suzanne Turley: Private Gardens of Aotearoa: Private Gardens of Aotearoa
             

            Suzanne Turley: Private Gardens of Aotearoa: Private Gardens of Aotearoa (Hardback)

            By Turley, Suzanne

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            A collection of stunning gardens set against Aotearoa's spectacular landscape.

            ISBN 9781760760519
            Published AU 25 Oct 2019
            Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
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            The Power Of Suffering

            The Power Of Suffering (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Roland, David

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            The Power of Suffering is psychologist David Roland's personal investigation into the nature of human suffering. When our world is turned upside down, what does it do to us, how do we survive it, and, most importantly, how can we grow as a result? David takes the lived experience... of eleven incredible people and follows them along each step of their journey from crisis through to acceptance and triumph. Within each story, David draws on his own experience of life-altering trauma and clinical research to offer insights we all can gain from. Each life story examined is a moving testimony of the human spirit's ability to rise and rise again - an executive tragically loses his family in a car crash and finds healing in the rehabilitation of wildlife, a teenage victim of domestic violence becomes a fierce advocate for abused women and brain-injured youth, a football superstar overcomes bigotry and dyslexia to forge a career in acting, a mother experiences the aching depth of love lost after her teenage child's life is tragically cut short. These are but a few of the intimately told stories, all pointing to a path through the storm and beyond. The Power of Suffering is a revelatory account of how the darkest night can lead to the most profound dawn.
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            ISBN 9781760850128
            Published AU 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            The Pie Maker

            The Pie Maker (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By The Australian Women's Weekly

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            Who knew the humble pie maker would become a social media phenomenon! Embracing the trend that's taken Australia by storm, this book celebrates all things pastry pies as well as a host of clever creations you'd never expect. You'll love these inspired recipes for mac and cheese b...ites, muffins, scones, bacon and eggs, fritters, pancakes and so much more. All quick and easy to make, they take no time at all to cook - perfect for the whole family.
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            ISBN 9781925865059
            Published AU 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Bauer Media Books
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            Still: The Slow Home
             

            Still: The Slow Home (Hardback)

            By Walton, Natalie

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            • Pub Date
              1 May 20

            A stunning visual journey through the homes of people from around the world who have taken steps to simplify their lives and embrace the principles of slow living.

            ISBN 9781743795705
            Published AU 1 May 2020
            Publisher Hardie Grant Books
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            The Woman Who Cracked the Anxiety Code: The extraordinary life of Dr Claire Weekes

            The Woman Who Cracked the Anxiety Code: The extraordinary life of Dr Claire Weekes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hoare, Judith; Bowditch, Clare

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            Dr Weekes is the invisible giant on whose shoulders many psychiatrists and psychologists now stand. Her extraordinary story has never been told because she was completely ignored by professionals in the field, who had had no answers to the anxiety state and no understanding of th...e scholarship that lay behind her work. Yet her books, which sold for a handful of dollars, worked. The mail from grateful readers was unceasing and unmanageable, and the media competed for interviews with her. Dr Weekes's approach to treating anxiety proved state-of-the-art, and her books still change lives. Her work benefitted tens of millions of people, according to one of the foremost experts in anxiety, Dr David Barlow. How was it that she came to have such a unique understanding of the anxiety state, which was an epidemic hiding in plain sight? Cracking the anxiety code was a long, isolated, individual mission. It started when a terrified young woman, about to earn her first doctorate, was standing on a London wharf in 1929 feeling she simply couldn't go on. It ended with her changing the trajectory of global treatment.
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            ISBN 9781925713381
            Published AU 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            The Gift of Presence: A mindfulness guide for women

            The Gift of Presence: A mindfulness guide for women (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Welch, Caroline

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            A practical, user-friendly guide for women seeking focus and calm in the midst of life's storms. Overwhelmed by the demands of family, work, and multiple responsibilities, many women find themselves feeling scattered, and distracted. In this eye-opening book, co-founder and CEO o...f the Mindsight Institute Caroline Welch takes readers on a mindfulness journey to help them de-stress and cultivate inner peace. According to Welch, you do not need countless hours sitting in silence to be more present in your life - the key is to practice mindfulness wherever you are and whenever you can. The Gift of Presence guides readers in developing four innate abilities we all possess that will allow us to become more resilient and centred in our lives - even when life is throwing all that it has at us- Presence- the ability to remain firmly in the present moment; to be fully aware of what's happening as it's happening. Purpose- the personal meaning that gets us going and gives direction to our lives. Pivoting- an openness to change that allows you to switch direction if that is what is needed. Pacing- the awareness that it is impossible to do everything we want or need to do all at once; the ability to take it life one step at a time. This life-changing book reveals that you already hold in your hands the keys to a more harmonious life - you simply need to look within. 'The Gift of Presence is a gift for us all - filled with practical insights and fascinating science about the power of mindfulness. By interviewing over one hundred women from diverse backgrounds, Caroline Welch has gathered real life examples of how being present enriches our lives, allows us to find purpose and meaning, to recharge and renew ourselves, and to pivot when we need to course-correct. Well-written and wise, it's a must-read for women of all ages.' -Arianna Huffington, founder of HuffPost and founder & CEO of Thrive Global
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            ISBN 9781925849998
            Published AU 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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