Our Ebook collection is growing each month. We currently have over 16,000 ebooks available, including autobiographies, literary fiction, travel guides, young adult non-fiction, health and medicine, home and garden and much more. Explore the titles that were most popular this year.

Popular Ebooks in 2018

Working sheep dogs: A practical guide to breeding, training and handling
Cover: Working sheep dogs

Tully Williams, Collingwood, Victoria, CSIRO Publishing, 2007

Reveals little known methods for training and handling sheep dogs in the most effortless manner.

The barefoot investor: The only money guide you’ll ever need
Cover of Barefoot inspector

Scott Pape, John Wiley and Sons Australia Ltd, 2017

This book will show you how to create an entire financial plan that is so simple you can sketch it on the back of a serviette.

Federation Square
Cover: Federation square

Andrew May, Hardie Grant Books, 2005

This book tells the story how a place that was once so reviled has ended up popular and successful, attracting more than nine million visitors in 2011.

Gut: the inside story of our body’s most under-rated organ
Cover: Gut

Giulia Enders, Greystone Books, 2015

In Gut, Giulia Enders shows that rather than the utilitarian and — let’s be honest — somewhat embarrassing body part we imagine it to be, the gut is one of the most complex, important, and even miraculous parts of our anatomy.

Aboriginal Victorians: A history since 1800
Cover: Aboriginal Victorians

Richard Broome, Allen & Unwin, 2005

The fascinating and sometimes horrifying story of Aborigines in Victoria since white settlement, from one of Australia’s leading historians.

Family trusts: A plain English guide for Australian families of average means
Cover: Family Trusts

NE Renton, John Wiley & Sons 2011

Family trusts can be quite complex and difficult to set up correctly, and many people don’t realise just how beneficial a trust can be. Even for families of average income, trusts deserve a second look.

Cambrian ocean world: Ancient sea life of North America
Cover: Cambrian Ocean World

John Foster, Indiana University Press 2014

The Cambrian is our origination story; the species fossilized in the rocks are our ‘founding fathers’. We can follow their story (and ours) through more than half a billion years of time.

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