Christmas-book

Christmas Book List

Christmas Book List
The Street Guide to Flirting

Andrew Bryant and Michelle Lia Lewis

Allen & Unwin

RRP $19.95

SheSaid Price: $17.96



About the book: We all notice that guy or girl who effortlessly breezes into a room and immediately attracts the attention of every individual there. And they’re not necessarily the best looking, wealthiest or smartest in the crowd. So what’s the secret? This guide shows you how to be the most fabulous flirt.

Perfect for your single girlfriends or someone who needs to learn the subtle art of flirting.

Dead Ringer

Lisa Scottoline

Pan Macmillan

RRP $30.00

SheSaid Price: $27.00



About the book: Lisa Scottoline’s strongest book ever, featuring many of the much loved characters from the wise-cracking all-women Philadelphia law firm of Rosato and Associates. Ace lawyer Bennie Rosato is duelling evil in the form of her own twin sister.

Perfect for anyone who loves a good crime story, and fans of TV crime shows like The Practice and Law and Order.

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Carlotta – I’m not that kind of girl

Carlotta and Prue McSween

Macmillan

RRP $30.00

SheSaid Price: $27.00



About the book: Published to coincide with Carlotta’s 60th birthday, the Balmain-born boy who had Australia’s first sex-change operation and became the legend of the all-male review Les Girls. She is the self-styled “Queen of the Cross”.

Perfect for your friend or colleague who’s smitten with the hit series Queer Eye for the Straight Guy or who loved Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

December 9, 2003

Christmas Book List part 2

Christmas Book List part 2
Modern Classics book 2

Donna Hay

Harper Collins

RRP: $36.95

SheSaid price: $33.26



About the book: The pies, tarts, cakes, puddings and delicious slices of our childhood, as well as the tiramisu and creme brulee of the 21st century, all feature in Donna Hay’s “Modern Classics: Book 2”, which sits side-by-side with “Modern Classics: Book 1”.

Perfect for the sweet tooth in your life, or a friend or loved one who likes to cook up a storm!

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Drink Drank Drunk

Ben Canaider and Greg Duncan Powell

Random House

RRP: $24.95

SheSaid Price: $22.46



About the book: This is the 2004 edition of an annual guide that helps take some of the guess work out of choosing wine. Reviewed herein, are 150 of the best wines available to buy in Australia from Monday night take-aways wines to wines to choose if you want to make a big impression.

Perfect for those who love a good drop, from a sip in front of the TV to something more memorable for a special occasion.

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The Devil Wears Prada

Laura Weisberger

Harper Collins

RRP: $21.95

SheSaid Price: $19.76



About the book: A year after joining the fashionable magazine, ‘Runway’, Andrea has learnt too much: that it’s an offence to wear heels lower than three inches to work. You can charge anything at all to the ‘Runway’ account, but you must worship the editor, who is Cruella DeVille incarnate. Is it all worth it?

Perfect for your fashion loving sibling or friend. A great poolside read for summer.

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December 9, 2003

Christmas Book List part 3

Christmas Book List part 3
Life On Air

David Attenborough

Harper Collins

RRP: $21.95

SheSaid Price: $19.76



About the book: David Attenborough tells the stories of the many people and animals he has met and the exotic locations he has visited in his amazing career. After abandoning his career as an administrator of programmes at the BBC in 1973, Attenborough has gone on to become the world’s leading natural history programme maker. This is his story.

Perfect for anyone who’d like to know more about the man who has created such wonderful documentaries as life on earth and The Private Life of Plants.

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Mrs Cook – the real and imagined life of the Captain’s wife

Marele Day

Allen & Unwin

RRP: $21.95

SheSaid Price: $19.76



About the book: While her husband circumnavigated the globe, travelling further than any man had before, in her heart Elizabeth Cook travelled with him, imagining the exotic, the sensory, the strange. Shaped by historical fact, this novel evokes the love and interior worlds of the Cooks.

Perfect for lovers of history and those with an interest in what life would have been life as the missus of our founding father.

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The Xmas Files – the philosophy of Christmas

Stephen Law

Allen & Unwin

RRP: $24.95

SheSaid Price: $22.46



About the book: A philosophical but fun look at the meanings of Christmas myths and rituals, this book asks whether Christmas mean anything anymore. As we stuff ourselves with plumped-up turkeys and gather round the family tree, what real relevance does the festive season have and why do we perpetuate it?

Perfect holiday reading for lovers of something more high-brow, or for those who are perplexed about the nature of this festive season.

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Any She Can Do I Can Do Better

Rachael Oakes-Ash

Random House

RRP: $22.95

SheSaid Price: $20.66

About the book: Have you coveted, envied, admired another woman’s hair, shoes, bag, job, husband, figure or weight this morning? Chances are you’re competitive – not that you’ll admit it. The unspoken truth about women and competition is something previously swept under the carpet like menstruation and masturbation. Rachel Oakes-Ash has the honesty of your best friend with the humour of a stand-up comedian mixed into one hilarious yet very thought-provoking read.

Perfect for you! A great book to get you in the mood for making meaningful New Year’s resolutions…

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December 3, 2003