in Wagga Wagga but spanning the globe in outlook. Owner "Bobby"
Graham is a venturesome cybergal with a great boutique site that offers
both local Aussie & some internationally flavoured content. Books
may be available in MS Reader, Palm or PDF formats, & are delivered
by email as attached files. You can also buy physical print versions,
but the electronic varieties are much cheaper.
This is a truly global e-bookstore, but the brainchild & business of
Perth man & unrepentant Aussie Stephen Cole. The site was launched in
September 2000, & has been very successful for Stephen. Books are in
Adobe PDF & MS Reader formats, with many also for Palm devices,
& Mobipocket on the way.
Site based in Adelaide, SA. Many Australian and some international authors
are represented here. Twenty genres are offered - mainstream
fiction plus most standard reader areas of interest. Their books are
in HTML* & PDF formats, plus POD (print on demand) paperback. Jacobyte
merged with BeWrite Books on 30 June 2005, so their titles may
soon be appearing with wider international distribution under a global
BeWrite Books imprint.
*They explain how you can convert HMTL for use with the (Franklin) eBookman
& the Rocketbook.
Topics include Australian Mystery, Romance, General Interest, Children's
Books, Non-Fiction, Books for Writers & Poetry. Their e-book format
is PDF, or you can buy a POD paperback. Mountain Mist also offers a
blog (weblog) for those who wish to read or participate in the Web blogging
Books (formerly Ebookland)
A site for both readers to buy & writers to become published. Genres
are General Fiction, Non Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Science Fiction/
Fantasy, Poetry, Self-Help, Children's, Religion,Young Adult, Astrology,
New Age,Cartoons, International, & Drama. No e-books remain now
from their former identity, just Print On Demand (POD) physical books,
but they DO offer a free online first chapter, for you to read & decide
whether you want to purchase the whole item. Their parent company Zeus-Publications
only sells physical paperbacks produced in the traditional print-run
manner, but is an interesting site well worth a booklover's browse.
Exchange E-Publishing Australia
Action, Romance, Fantasy, Children's, Sci Fi, Mystery, Westerns &
Humour. Plus nonfiction such as Parenting, Christian, Self Help, & Writing
titles. Formats offered include PDF (Adobe Reader), PDB (Palm =eReader),
RTF, HTML (web browser), LIT (Microsoft Reader), PRC (Unencrypted Mobipocket).
A number of e-titles by acclaimed Aboriginal author Bill Rosser can
be found at Booklocker. In PDF.
Media Alan Clay's lively site offers some e-books & a range of pages
concerning the contemporary Australian and New Zealand Literary & Performing
Ebooks "How To " Internet books. A trial portion of each book
may be downloaded free.
NB: Be aware that "How to get rich easily on the Internet" manifestos
should be treated with some caution. As the saying goes, many are
called but few are chosen.
Publishing Travel, boating, adventure, and self-sufficiency are
their genres. In PDF for Adobe Readers & paperback. Based in Kingston,
Children's books. eKIDna eBooks are illustrated stories for children
4-12 years (see Children's e-books). ) The eKIDna catalogue can
be accessed at:
Australia Online New site, offering the first few of an intended
range of engineering e-publications. Downloadable In PDF for Adobe Acrobat
Reader or Adobe Acrobat eBook Reader. You can read a short summary &
browse the publication's content in advance of purchase.
(formerly Consensus Books) Publishers for Standards Australia, the national
standards organization. They specialise in business and technical books
and also supply all Australian, ISO and IEC Standards, available as
instant PDF e-books or traditional paper copies. http://www.standards.com.au/
The Theosophical Society maintains a wide-ranging bookshop, the
Adyar, at 230 Clarence Street, St Sydney NSW, which stocks over 40,000
titles, particularly on spiritual topics. They deal mostly in print
books but do have some audio titles, and also offer PDF downloads on
their Booknews page.
Publishers. A Thylacine is the scientific name for the "extinct"
Tasmanian Tiger (actually a wolf-like carnivorous marsupial), a creature
that true believers hope will re-emerge from the shadows. The Thylazine
Foundation is an important Australian literary and creative centre,
from where HTML downloads are sporadically available.
expensive Australian e-book on the Internet: "Cardinal
Astrographs", a tome with a difference for stock market chartists
with an astrological bent. It has reportedly sold in more than ten countries
since its launch in June 2002, & now retails at the startling price
of US$ 585.oo.