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Christmas Gifting Guide

When it comes to Christmas shopping, we know how tricky it can be to find the perfect presents. So, we want to make things easier for you! Whether you’re looking for an enthralling fiction read or a children’s book that will make the best bedtime story, we have everything you need at QBD Books!

Before You Knew My Name by Jacqueline Bublitz

When Alice arrived in New York, she was looking for a fresh start. No one was to know that in one month she would be an unidentified murder victim. But when Ruby, a lonely Australian woman, finds Alice’s body – her life is changed. Soon after the discovery, Ruby experiences an increasing obsession with the girl and her unidentified killer. 

Wild Place by Christian White

In the Summer of 1989, a local teen goes missing from Camp Hill. As rumours of Satanic rituals swirl, schoolteacher Tom Witter becomes convinced he holds the key to the disappearance. When the police won’t listen, he takes matters into his own hands. As dark secrets are revealed, Tom learns that the only way out of the darkness is to walk deeper into it.

The One Impossible Labyrinth by Matthew Reilly 

THE END IS HERE – Jack West Jr has made it into the Supreme Labyrinth! Now, he faces one last race against multiple rivals, against time, and against the collapse of the universe itself.

Mental Fitness by Ant Middleton 

The mind and body are often talked about as separate entities, but it’s only when they work in harmony with one another that one can truly push to the highest heights. In his new book, Ant Middleton explains this and the principles that he lives by to best keep his mindset and body as strong as possible.

The Storyteller by Dave Grohl 

Written by the man himself, Grohl takes us on a journey through his exciting career in the spotlight. Learn about his time on the road with Nirvana and the Foo Fighters, playing at the Academy Awards, meeting Sir Paul McCartney at Royal Albert Hall, and more in this incredible title!

Ciao Bella by Kate Langbroek 

Ciao Bella! is about having a dream and living it as Kate shares the sublime joys and utter chaos of adapting to a new life in Bologna, what you discover about yourself when you are a stranger in a strange land, and how she fell in love… with a country.

Where the River Bends by Jane and Jimmy Barnes

Inspired by the food they love and the legendary feasts they share at home with family and friends, Where the River Bends features recipes and stories from the kitchen table of Jane and Jimmy Barnes. With stunning photography and delicious recipes – this book is your soon-to-be kitchen bestie

One Pan Perfect by Donna Hay 

This stunning hardcover book features over 120 recipes for simple, easy, and delicious mealtime. With all dishes requiring only one pot, pan, tray, or bowl – this title is guaranteed to take you from the kitchen to the table in no time at all!

The Classic Australian Cookbook 

There are some recipes that we make repeatedly – your kitchen’s collection of greatest hits. In “The Classic Australian Cookbook,” Australian Geographic have gathered 75 of the recipes Australia loves best. This collection is a celebration of the food we invented, the food we grow, and the food we’ve adopted as our own.

How I Became A Dog Called Midnight by Ben Miller 

When ten-year-old George chases an escaped dog named Midnight into the garden, they both fall into a fountain, magically lit by moonlight. Suddenly, the two have swapped places: George is now a dog, and Midnight is a boy! Can the two save the day before the clock strikes twelve again, or will they be stuck in each other’s bodies forever?

Seven Wherewithal Way by Samantha Ellen Bound

When cousin Ferd crashes a flying bus into Celeste’s backyard, she has no choice but to follow him home to Seven Wherewithal Way. Wherewithal is bursting with magic, mystery, and otherworldly creatures. It’s her favourite place in any world. This time, if she wants to save her cousin, their home, and the realms, she is going to have to find her adventurous side! 

Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Saenz

In this sequel, Aristotle and Dante need to discover what it means to stay in love and build a relationship in a world that seems to challenge their very existence. But when Ari is faced with a shocking loss, he’ll have to fight like never before to create a life that is truthfully, joyfully his own.

The Bad Guys 1-12 Boxed Set by Aaron Blabey

Get ready for side-splitting adventure in The Bad Guys 1-12 Boxed Set, from best-selling author Aaron Blabey!

Diary of a Minecraft Zombie Mob-Eating Monster Collection by Zack Zombie

Take a peek into the diary of twelve-year-old Zack Zombie. He’s just like us, only a lot more DEAD! Read the first 28 books of this best-selling series now! 

Disney Twisted Tales: Enchanted Collection 

Join your favourite Disney characters, in this dark and twisted world that spins the original story on its head. What if Anna and Elsa never knew they were sisters? What if Cinderella never tried on the glass slipper? This 10-book boxset is the perfect gift for any YA fan of Disney.

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