Local Author Book Sales

Local Author Book Sales

The Gladstone region is home to many authors. A wide variety of non-fiction books have been written about the local area or by residents of the region. There are also many fiction writers living in our region; some write for adults and some for children. Gladstone City Library has a display of books by local authors with many available for you to purchase.

Check the drop-down list for titles and prices (alphabetical by author) or browse the book galleries below. 

Anderson, Rosemary – The Biggest Brush Turkey Nest  $10

Beauchamp, Brenda – From Burton Fleming To The Australian Bush  $15

Billing, John – The Cornubia  $35

Bishop, Julie & Jones, Regina – A Woman’s Look At Camping And Cooking  $29.95

Bishop, Julie & Jones, Regina – A Woman’s Look At Camping Cook Book  $29.95

BITS – BITS And Pieces: Snapshots Of The Fledgling Boyne Tannum Area  $22

Burns, C.L. – The Creation Of Colour  $24.95 (book) OR $29.95 (book + CD)

Calliope Soil Conservation Association – Native Plants For Curtis Region Gardens  $8

Caterson, Angie – Polka Dots And The Jolly Swagman  $15

Caterson, Angie – Polka Dots And The Bully Bunyip  $15

Clayman, Paula – My Sons Are Jewish  $10

Clegg, Penelope – Counting Cats  $15

Creative Ink – In the Dark of the Night  $20

Creative Ink – Secrets  $20

Debois, William – The Sea I Swim In  $50

Dolan, Margaret – The Bridge To Canoe Point And Back 2014 Edition  $15

Farber, Brian – Hitler’s Zeitmaschine  $30

Farquhar, Tracy – Archie Bidet and the Great Venetian Art Heist  $20

Farquhar, Tracy – Archie Bidet and the International Incident  $20

Flint, Paulette – What’s In A Name  $30

G., Agnes – The Reigning Black Sheep  $27

Gallie, DL – Antecedent  $20

Gallie, DL – Doc Steel  $15

Gallie, DL – Falling for Dr. Kelly $20

Gallie, DL – Falling for Dr. Knight $20

Gallie, DL – Five Words $15

Gallie, DL – Liquor Cabinet Series  $45

Gallie, DL – Oasis  $20

Gallie, DL – Out Of Nowhere  $20

Gallie, DL – Seven Nights  $20

Gallie, DL – Unequivocal Love  $15

Gallie, DL – The Unexpected Connection  $15

Gallie, DL – The Unexpected Gift  $15

Gallie, DL – The Unexpected Letter  $15

Gallie, DL – The Unexpected Package  $15

Gladstone Area Writers’ Group – Scratches & Scribblings  $14

Gladstone Area Writers’ Group – Too Long For Twitter! A Collection Of Short Stories And Poetry  $17

Gladstone City Library Cookbook – Bookylicious #1   $5

Gladstone City Library Cookbook – Still Bookylicious #2   $5

Gladstone City Library Cookbook – Beyond Bookylicious #3   $5

Gladstone Conservation Council – A Snapshot Of Curtis Island  $15

Gunston, Marshall – My Theory: Spirituality Versus Reality  $18

Gunston, Marshall – Wooderson District: A Once Prosperous Little Farming Community In The Calliope Shire  $20

Guy, Russell – Dry Crossing  $25

Hannam, Robyn – Wait Until The Dust Settles: A Trauma Survival Guidebook  $20

Harris, Jimmy – By Pick, Shovel, Gelignite And Hard Yakka  $15

Harris, Jimmy – Early Chinese Presence In This Area  $15

Harris, Jimmy – Gladstone To Monto By Road  $15

Harris, Jimmy – It All Happens At Garage Sales, Antique Shops, Swap Meets, Auctions And Rubbish Dumps  $15

Harris, Jimmy – Many Peaks (Formerly Nanandu) In Its Heyday  $10

Harris, Jimmy – Monal Gold And Mineral Field  $10

Harris, Jimmy – Old Cania Goldfields – Gladstone Wagon Road  $15

Harris, Jimmy – Some Early Bush Graves  $10

Harris, Jimmy – The Vanished Mud Flats Around Gladstone  $10

Hart, Jan – Curtis Island’s South End: Going To The Island  $40

Higgins, L.J. – Aphelion  $20

Higgins, L.J. – Arcadia  $20

Higgins, L.J. – Elysium  $20

Higgins, L.J. – Equinox  $20

Higgins, L.J. – Forest of the Fae (The Balloonist Chronicles #2)  $20

Higgins, L.J. – On Delicate Wings  $20

Higgins, L.J. – When Worlds Collide (The Balloonist Chronicles #1)  $20

Hope, Alicia – The Café Birds  $20

Hope, Alicia – The Long Road to Loving Jackson  $20

Johansen, Grace – Discover Tondoon  $10

Jordan, Frank H. – The Modeen Factor (Jo Modeen series #1)  $20

Jordan, Frank H. – Modeen Transformation (Jo Modeen series #2)  $20

Jordan, Frank H. – Modeen: Black Ops (Jo Modeen series #3)  $20

Jordan, Frank H.  – Modeen Convergence (Jo Modeen series #4)   $20

Jordan, Frank H. – Modeen Rogue (Jo Modeen series #5)  $20

Jordan, Frank H. – Modeen Redemption (Jo Modeen series #6)  $20

Jordan, Frank H. – Modeen: Rules Of Engagement (Jo Modeen series #7)  $20

Jordan, Frank H. – Modeen: Flashpoint (Jo Modeen series #8)  $20

Jordan, Frank H. – Modeen: Strikeforce (Jo Modeen series #9)  $20

Judge, Wayne – The Devil Strikes Back And Other Stories  $12

Judge, Wayne – A World Away  $15

Kalantary, Tanya – So Can You  $15

Koivunen, Jan – Boundary Rider, Brickmaker & Bard  $17

Laelyn, Cassie – Unforgotten  $25

Laelyn, Cassie – Unforsaken  $25

Laelyn, Cassie – Unseen  $25

Laver, Betty – Ancestral Pioneers Of The Gladstone District: Book One  $20

Laver, Betty –  Ancestral Pioneers Of The Gladstone District: Book Two  $20

Laver, Betty – Ancestral Pioneers Of The Gladstone District: Book Three  $20

Laver, Betty – Ancestral Pioneers Of The Gladstone District: Book Four  $20

Laver, Betty – Brief History Of Curtis Island  $15

Laver, Betty – Brief History Of The Upper Boyne Valley  $15

Laver, Betty – Calliope River Historical Village  $10

Laver, Betty – Calliope And The Calliope & Boyne Goldfields  $15

Laver, Betty – Gladstone: Book One: Discovery And Settlement  $20

Laver, Betty – Gladstone: Book Two: The Progression To Industry  $20

Laver, Betty – Gladstone Flying Boat Service & The Airport  $5

Laver, Betty – Gladstone & Great Barrier Reef Nautical History: Book One  $15

Laver, Betty – Gladstone Shops And Businesses  $20

Laver, Betty – Gladstone Shops And Businesses Book Two  $15

Laver, Betty – Glassford Creek Mineral Fields  $15

Laver, Betty – Kroombit Tops to Calliope & Upper Calliope River  $12

Laver, Betty – Norton Township And Milton Goldfields  $15

Laver, Betty – Pioneers Of The Calliope Shire  $20

Laver, Betty – Rod Laver: The Red Rocket From Rockhampton  $15

Laver, Betty – Rugby League In Gladstone  $12

Lee, Jay – The Sock Monster  $26.99

Lee, Jay – The Sock Monster: Pays to be Brave  $22.99

Lunan, Michael – All Is Grist  $25

Matheson, Fei – The English Way Of Learning Chinese (inc CD)  $50

McCullough, Julie – The Fire In Blue  $18

Melton, M.C. – A Watch In The Night  $25

Maizey James, & Mitchell, Claire – The Orphan Swaggy  $15

Mitchell, Johnny – Wild Adventures: Curtis Island  $49.95

Mo – Did Ya Know: A Collection Of Helpful Tips And Useful Remedies  $12

Mo – Memories From The Kitchen Table  $15

Oliver, Mona – A Spoonful Of Rabbit Stew  $20

Pashley, Sue-Ellen – Blue  $20

Pashley, Sue-Ellen – The Rise  $16

Pashley, Sue-Ellen – Streamer  $20

Richards, Cheryal A. – Guardians Legacy  $20

Rutten, Peter – 50 Years In The Promised Land  $15

Sheahan-Bright, Robyn – Kookaburra Shells  $27.50

Stoldt, Erling – Another World Another Life  $16

Stoldt, Erling – Wind In My Hair  $16

Wilson, Graham – Kate’s Journey  $20

Wilson, Graham – A Rocky Road To Gladstone  $20

Wilson, Ian – A Lovely Free Lunch  $10

Worthington, Margaret – Dobby, Young Tree Kangaroo  $16

Worthington, Margaret – Owl Journeys  $15

Zarazinski, Samantha – Poems Of Life  $25

How to purchase a local author book

To purchase one of our local author books, or ask about about availability of stock, you can:

  • complete an online Enquiries or Feedback Form and select the Local Author Book Sales type of enquiry 
  • phone Gladstone City Library on 07 4976 6400.

Payment can be made at the library by cash or EFTPOS or by phone (EFTPOS).

Adult and Young Adult Fiction

Children’s Books

Non-Fiction & Local History

How to add your own book

Are you an author and a resident of the region?  If you would like to add your book to the Local Author Book Sales at Gladstone Regional Libraries please contact Sue at Gladstone City Library on 07 4976 6400 or complete the Enquiries or Feedback form with details of how you can be contacted.

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