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Date Him or Dump Him?, Angel, Jennifer
1 Angel, Jennifer Date Him or Dump Him?
Australia New Holland 2004 1741101581 / 9781741101584 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
128 pages. 'Date Him Or Dump Him?' is full of useful advice to help the modern woman successfully steer her way through the various stages of a relationship, from dating to commitment. It will help you decide whether to date him at all, when to keep working on a relationship and when it's time to dump him. It includes tips on how to improve your communication, how to nurture the relationship, how to deal with any issues that come up, and when to have sex, or not! 'Date Him Or Dump Him?' is a fun-dating book, which gives the reader quick love hints at a glance. It's in point form and provides handy solutions for serious personal problems. If you are ever in a dilemma about what to do with your relationship or how to make it work better, then this book is the ideal and handy little love guide. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Finding Grace, Brugman, Alyssa
2 Brugman, Alyssa Finding Grace
Australia Allen & Unwin 2006 1741149320 / 9781741149326 1st Australian Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
204 pages. Rachel has just left school and she knows everything. Well, maybe not quite everything. Then she meets the mysterious Mr Preston, who gives her a live-in job looking after Grace - Grace with the lovely house, the grasping sisters, the feral neighbours and the spooky box full of unfinished business; Grace who never speaks. Who is Grace? How do the pieces of her world fit together? And what will it all mean for Rachel?..Told from Rachel's gloriously eccentric perspective, this is an intriguing, compassionate, unexpectedly funny story about tasting love, finding grace and getting a life. Alyssa Brugman's first novel, Finding Grace, was published by Allen + Unwin in 2001 to critical acclaim. Her second, Walking Naked', won the 2004 IBBY Australia Ena Noel Award for Encouragement for Australian Writers and Illustrators; was a CBCA Honour Book for Older Readers in 2003; and was shortlisted for the 2003 Victorian Premier's literary awards Prize for Young Adult Fiction. There is a crease in the front cover. 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Networking exposed : discover the secrets of business Networking, Butler, Lisa
3 Butler, Lisa Networking exposed : discover the secrets of business Networking
Australia Paragon Associates 2008 0977559505 / 9780977559503 2nd Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
104 indexed pages including drawings and bibliography. Networking is crucial to business and and personal success. From this book you will learn how to network successfully. Including many practical tips and techniques to make networking easier and more comfortable. 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Let Your Past Go and Live: Freedom from Family, Relationship and Work Baggage, Carruthers, Avril
4 Carruthers, Avril Let Your Past Go and Live: Freedom from Family, Relationship and Work Baggage
Australia Allen & Unwin 2008 1741755204 / 9781741755206 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
195 indexed pages. Dedicated mailing and e-mail campaign to targeted self-help related media & organizations. Accessible and inspiring, this volume offers an innovative approach to tackling the deep-seated issues and influence of repressed hurts and trauma that trip us up along the path of life."Let Your Past Go and Live" explores the many masks we wear in order to survive the pressures of dealing with family, workplace, and relationship challenges - from the 'victim' who only feels good when they're rescuing people, the bullies who get off on belittling others to the women who just can't resist the bad boys - and offers practical, motivational advice to overcoming the hold they have on us once and for all. The author is a transpersonal psychotherapist Avril Carruthers holds regular workshops and has been in practice for over twenty years. She is also a film reviewer. 
Price: 27.00 AUD
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Maddie (Storybridge Series), Caswell, Brian
5 Caswell, Brian Maddie (Storybridge Series)
Australia Univ of Queensland Pr 1995 0702227358 / 9780702227356 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
124 pages. When Maddie lived in Vietnam, she was called Mai Linh. Her older brother, Mitchell, was known as Minh. They were given their new names when they came to Australia and went to Boundary Park school. Maddie is popular at school, but Minh, haunted by dark memories, doesn't make friends easily. When Minh falls into real trouble, it's up to Maddie, Mike, Lisdalia, Tanja and Nanh to help him solve his present problems and overcome past fears. A companion story to Mike and Lisdalia. For 15 years the author worked as a teacher and animal husbandrist. In 1989, he gave up teaching and began to write full-time for young adult readers. 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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The Equality Myth: A Guide for Women Who Want to Make a Difference in the World of Business and for Men Who Are Ready for Change, Chater, Kerry; Gaster, Roma
6 Chater, Kerry; Gaster, Roma The Equality Myth: A Guide for Women Who Want to Make a Difference in the World of Business and for Men Who Are Ready for Change
Australia Allen & Unwin 1995 1863738304 / 9781863738309 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 8vo 
xv, 229 indexed pages. What is it like to be a woman in business? The Equality Myth exposes our business world for what it is. explains why women have not been able to achieve equality. and why they keep on running into blockages like the glass ceiling. But the book does much more than this. In an engaging and easy to-read style. it provides insights into how to change the game of business. It celebrates the different strengths and qualities that women and men bring to life and business. It creates a vision for a different and mutually profitable business world in which shared values. diversity. creativity. cooperation and open communication are the norms. And it gives specific 'how to' exercises for women and line men who are ready to act to achieve this brighter future for everyone. Through reading The Equality Myth. learn more about your personal values. beliefs and attitudes. and how these are influenced not only by the environment but also by hormonal and genetic factors. Explore the fascinating female/ male differences in genderlects. decision making. risk taking and role modelling. Read about new approaches to achieving your dreams and goals and what it means to lead and influence with integrity. Together. Kerry Chater and Roma Gaster have over forty years' experience in the worlds of business. education and training. There is green highlighting in some pages. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Boy on a Wire, Doust, Jon
7 Doust, Jon Boy on a Wire
Australia Fremantle Pr 2009 192136145X / 9781921361456 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
239 pages. Depicting the full spectrum of adolescent alienation, this engaging, coming-of-age narrative is a humorous blend of novel and memoir. A sensitive, quick-witted boy from a small town, Jack Muir adores his mother, yearns for affection from his father, and lives in the shadow of his accomplished brother. Sent to a boarding school at a young age, Jack must quickly decide what sort of person he will be - the type that succumbs to the pressure of bullies and the school system or the type that fights back, using clever banter and intellect to get by. With a unique and authentic voice, this darkly humorous tale portrays the road to depression as seen through the naiveté of youth. 
Price: 9.50 AUD
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Australian Baby Hands, Durnin, Jackie
8 Durnin, Jackie Australian Baby Hands
Australia Baby Hands 2005 0975755803 / 9780975755808 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
96 pages including illustrations. A fantastic book covering the use of sign language with pre-verbal infants using Auslan, Australian Sign Language as a communication tool. Clear and simple instructions show you how to introduce baby signing as part of your routine. At the back of the book is a photo dictionary with over 50 signs with easy to follow arrows for movement and clear written instructions. Signs including in the book are Aunt, Baby, Ball, Bath, Beach, Bed, Bird, Blanket, Book, Breastfeed, Brother, Car, Cat, Change, Cold, Dad, Dog, Drink, Eat, Finished, Fish, Goodbye, Grandfather, Grandmother, Happy, Hello, Help, Hot, House, Hungry, I Love You, Kangaroo, Koala, Milk, More, Mosquito, Mum, Music, No!, Pain, Play, Please, Poo, Rain, Scared, Sister, Sit, Sorry, Stop, Sun, Teddy, Telephone, Television, Thank You, Toilet, Touch, Uncle, Walk, Water, Where, Yes. 
Price: 12.50 AUD
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Managing People: Practical Psychology of Interpersonal Skills for Business, Evans, Ann
9 Evans, Ann Managing People: Practical Psychology of Interpersonal Skills for Business
Australia Australian Business Library 1990 1863500073 / 9781863500074 1st Edition Glossy Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
146 indexed pages. 
Price: 10.50 AUD
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Tricky People: How to Deal with Horrible Types Before They Ruin Your Life, Fuller, Andrew
10 Fuller, Andrew Tricky People: How to Deal with Horrible Types Before They Ruin Your Life
Australia HarperCollins 2009 0732298199 / 9780732298197 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
xiv + 194 indexed pages including bibliographical references. Adopting Jean-Paul Sartre's dictum, 'Hell is other people', Andrew Fuller, author of the highly successful Tricky Kids, takes us on a voyage through a rogues' gallery of weird, nasty and not-so-loveable types. These are people whom we may have the misfortune to meet at breakfast, at work, at a family reunion, or even (horrors!) in bed at night. Tricky People profiles the whole scary range of 'difficult' types: back-stabbers, white-anters, blamers, whingers, bullies, tyrants, controllers, charmers, know-it-alls, perfectionists, competitors and the seriously self-obsessed. It offers imaginative yet practical ways to deal with these dangerous and frustrating creatures and identify the slippery techniques they employ to get their way. Buried cleverly within all the humour is an in-depth look at how difficult people manage us for their own ends - and how to overturn that. It helps us understand relationship patterns, office politics, our own shortcomings in our dealings with others, and what a difficult person might be able to teach us. Andrew Fuller is a Clinical Psychologist and Family Therapist Fellow, Departments of Psychiatry and Learning and Educational Development University of Melbourne, Ambassador for Mind Matters Member, National Coalition Against Bullying and a principal consultant to the national drug prevention strategy REDI, the ABE on children's television shows. Andrew has recently been described as an "interesting mixture of Billy Connolly, Tim Winton and Frasier Crane" and as someone who "puts the heart back into psychology". 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Other Madonna, Gardner, Scot
11 Gardner, Scot The Other Madonna
Australia Pan 2003 0330364391 / 9780330364393 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
210 pages. The mother who blessed (or cursed) her with her name died when she was young, leaving a hole in Madonna that, at seventeen, has become as raw as a decayed tooth... This is a funny young adult novel that touches on issues such as death, healing, family, and relationships, and is suitable for ages 13 and above. 
Price: 9.50 AUD
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Love Me, Love Me Not, Gleeson, Libby
12 Gleeson, Libby Love Me, Love Me Not
Australia Viking 1993 0670853259 / 9780670853250 1st Edition Hard Cover Good Good 12mo 
154 pages. This series of interlinked stories reveals young teenagers discovering relationships. It portrays the obsessions, delusions, embarrassments and humour of first love. Each story features a different member of the same group. In all, this book carries nine stories featuring year 8 students. Can be read as separate stories or as a unified whole. Previous novels by the award-winning author are 'Big Dog', winner of the Australian Multicultural Children's Literature Award in 1992, and 'Dodger', winner of the 1991 Australian Children's Literature Peace Prize and the 1992 IBBY (International Board of Books for Young People) honour diploma. 
Price: 9.50 AUD
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What You Feel, You Can Heal: A Guide for Enriching Relationships, Gray  Ph.D., John
13 Gray Ph.D., John What You Feel, You Can Heal: A Guide for Enriching Relationships
Australia Macmillan 2001 0732910730 / 9780732910730 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
237 pages. We all need to love and be loved, yet fulfilling this need can be one of life's greatest challenges. Finding and sustaining loving relationships takes more than just great intentions - it takes skills, practice and commitment. The key is learning how to love yourself and in this book the author explores chapter by chapter the idea of self-love, along with techniques on how to: improve communication; increase self-esteem; transform negative emotions into positive ones; enrich loving relationships. John Gray is a frequent guest on popular talk and news programs on both radio and television and teaches seminars on relationships and communication. He has written over fifteen books including Why Mars and Venus Collide. His books have been translated into 45 languages. He lived as a monk for nine years, receiving his bachelors and masters degrees in Creative Intelligence from Maharishi European Research University. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from Columbia Pacific University and is a Certified Family Therapist. He is also a consulting editor of The Family Journal. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Men's Room: A thinking man's guide to surviving women of the next Millennium, Green, Toby; Welling, Ray
14 Green, Toby; Welling, Ray The Men's Room: A thinking man's guide to surviving women of the next Millennium
Australia Random House 1999 0091841887 / 9780091841881 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
xxi + 220 indexed pages including bibliography. After thirty years of hard work by feminists all around the world, women now have a much better idea of what they want and how to get it. Men, on the other hand, don't know if they're Arthur or Martha. They have been told in no uncertain terms that the old ways of relating to the opposite sex are not on, but they haven't been involved in setting any new terms of engagement. For men, the rise of the women's movement has been marked by the ostracism of the macho man, the rise and fall of the SNAG, the emergence of the loveable and laughable dope. Sadly, it has also been accompanied by a dramatic rise in domestic violence, divorce, workaholism and suicide.Psychologist Toby Green has seen and treated increasing numbers of men in crisis. In "The Men's Room" she chronicles the mess men are in, and more importantly, offers a sensible solution to the crisis. Toby has written a prescription that men can follow which will take them into the next millennium as integrated individuals and fulland equal partners with women.Toby’s no-nonsense style works as well on paper as it does on the couch. This book is liberally sprinkled with anecdotes from Toby’s files, stories all men - and women - will identify with. Her candid observations and wise and witty advice makes "The Men's Room" the definitive guide for confused men at the end of the millennium. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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I Don't Want to Know: Towards a Healthy Adolescence, Greenwood, Ted;Fennessy, Shane
15 Greenwood, Ted;Fennessy, Shane I Don't Want to Know: Towards a Healthy Adolescence
Australia Hutchinson 1986 0091571413 / 9780091571412 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
87 pages including drawings. Too often, adolescence is a dirty word. It denotes a limbo that, once we have moved through, is never fully understood. This book attempts to provide adolescents with a means of self-knowledge, with some tools for the task of understanding themselves and their world. By looking at everyday experience, it seeks to encourage a loving, thoughtful appreciation of those ‘limbo’ years. It examines and reflects on some thoughts of adolescent life. Adolescence is not solely a time of transition. It is a state of being entire in itself. As such, it should be joyful and intelligible. If this book helps make it so, even in a small way, then it has been worth the writing. It looks at some of the issues that confront teenagers including privacy, and taking risks, alcohol, drugs, taboos and sexual identity. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Feng Shui for Relationships, Heaton, Gerry
16 Heaton, Gerry Feng Shui for Relationships
Australia Hale & Iremonger 1999 0868066869 / 9780868066868 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
159 indexed pages. This volume explains how applying feng shui techniques can improve the quality of relationships and solve specific problems. It includes a general introduction to the history and philosophy of this ancient art. The author has found that the majority of the questions asked by his readers and those who attend his lectures and seminars are to do with relationships. 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Before You Love Again: Starting a Successful New Relationship, Hosie, John
17 Hosie, John Before You Love Again: Starting a Successful New Relationship
Australia Millenium Books 1993 0855749229 / 9780855749224 1st Edition Glossy Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
149 pages. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Kissing Frogs: A Psychologist Goes Looking for Love Online - and Finds Trouble!, Jones, Andee
18 Jones, Andee Kissing Frogs: A Psychologist Goes Looking for Love Online - and Finds Trouble!
Australia Finch Publishing 2010 1921462191 / 9781921462191 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
166 pages. Andee Jones is an Australian psychologist who, at 50-something, launched herself into the world of online dating. This delightfully told true tale recounts four years of dating and relating ... and sheds a witty and amusing light on what we do on our search for love. Kissing Frogs brings a light touch to those hard and pressing questions about love such as: Why is it so hard to find...and even trickier to keep? How and why do we end up harming our relationships despite our best intentions? Is romantic love truly the 'impossible encounter'? The author also discovers how 'old gender politics' are being born again through the advent of new media technology. Kissing Frogs was originally self-published late 2009 but only made available via Readings. The author was interviewed by 'Life Matters' (ABC Radio National) in November 2009 -- and they want her back once this edition is available. There is current interest from the '7.30 Report' (for a special program on internet dating) and by 'Compass' (ABC TV). Kissing Frogs has been awarded a Highly Commended' in the 2007 Marian Eldridge Award and 'Commended', in the 2006-7 Bauhinia Literary Awards. It is currently being adapted as a stage play. 
Price: 12.50 AUD
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Godly Citizens, Kaye, Bruce
19 Kaye, Bruce Godly Citizens
Australia Anglican Press Australia 1999 1875861599 / 9781875861590 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
73 pages. How events of 2000 years ago vividly connect with some of the deepest issues of modern life. He gives a human face to the earliest Christian communities in Philippi, Corinth and Thessalonica. These godly citizens encountered both failure and triumph as they wrestled with major social issues. Their experiences echo our own struggle to live as Godly Citizens in an increasingly hostile environment. Dr Kaye has written 47 thought provoking studies which will both challenge and encourage you as you seek to follow Christ into the new millennium. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Touching Earth Lightly, Lanagan, Margo
20 Lanagan, Margo Touching Earth Lightly
Australia Allen & Unwin 1996 186448117X / 9781864481174 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
208 pages. Her life had only Janey, and Janey took up all the room in it, and more, when she was there, but she left a whole lot empty when she wasn't. Janey's background is grim, lock-the-door-at-night type grim, but nothing weighs her down for long. She's wild, sexy, reckless, funny and original. Being friends with Janey is a roller-coaster ride - never dull, often risky. Chloe is the steady one; anchored by her family, she anchors Janey, as much as she can. But just how far does friendship go? That question is shockingly, brutally answered when Janey's grim world catches up with her 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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