A personal account of WWI from the diaries of a Gisborne farm boy, shaped into a gripping narrative by the diarist's grandson 100 years later. Follow Alick as he moves from his last night on the farm in early 1916, through enshipment and t... read more

Into the Unknown: The Secret WWI Diary of Kiwi Alick Trafford No. 25/469

Gripping sequel to the international bestseller Woman in the Wilderness, Miriam Lancewood's story of the quest for a simple life, unfettered by society's norms.
Miriam Lancewood's first book Woman in the Wilder... read more

Wild at Heart - The Dangers and Delights of a Nomadic Life

There is a voice of longing inside each woman. We strive so mightily to be good: good partners, daughters, mothers, employees and friends. We hope all this striving will make us feel alive. Instead, it leaves us feeling weary, stuck, over... read more

Untamed: Stop Pleasing, Start Living

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 Biography Memoirs

Paul Henry reflects on his life and times in this homage to the land of the slightly shabby stars and stripes.

I'm in a United State

In this heartwarming collection edited by Joseph Heller's daughter, dozens of contributors imagine one last lunch with someone the... read more

One Last Lunch One Final Meal with James Baldwin, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, David Bowie, Steve Jobs, and More, from Those Who Knew and Loved Them

There has never been a band like Pearl Jam. The Seattle quintet has recorded 11 studio albums; sold 85 million records; played a 1,000 shows, in 50 countries; and had five different albums reach number one. But Pearl Jam's story ... read more

Not For You: Pearl Jam and the Present Tense

'I Know This to Be True' is a global five-year project founded on original interviews to inspire a new generation of leaders. Truth, wisdom, inspiration and what really matters for the most inspiring leaders of our time.Still a teena... read more

I Know This to Be True - Greta Thunberg on Truth, Courage and Saving Our Planet

'I Know This to Be True' is a global five-year project founded on original interviews to inspire a new generation of leaders. Truth, wisdom, inspiration and what really matters for the most inspiring leaders of our time. The inim... read more

I Know This to Be True - Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Equality, Determination and Service

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 Biography Memoirs

Reading Level:near fine

An extraordinary memoir about family, love, belief, redemption and the power of forgiveness. Everything has a reason. Everything has a purpose. Stan Walker is one of the finest singers to emerge from Australia and New Zealand Aotearoa in a generation. W... read more

Stan Walker - Impossible: My Story

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 Biography Memoirs

Reading Level:very good

Trump's National Security Advisor took detailed notes. The result is the most comprehensive and substantial account of the Trump Administration from a senior advisor who had served three previous presidents over 30 years, with stunning revelation... read more

The Room Where It Happened

 ‘Eileen is an ambitious, kind and achingly funny observer' The Times‘Passionate, gossipy, vivacious' Marina Warner‘A unique insight into home-front life and romance' Mail on Su... read more

Love in the Blitz: the Greatest Lost Love Letters of the Second World War

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 Biography Memoirs

How to be an older woman? Who knows. Being a young woman can be challenging. But it turns out not even a fraction of the bullshit has happened to you by the time you turn thirty. Because your thirties, forties and beyond see you dealing with Real Life, th... read more

More Than a Woman