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Lake Macquarie Secondhand Books

“Australia’s most trusted Online Bookshop”

Only a fraction of our recent used and rare book acquisitions we purchase make it to our website. There are Lake Macquarie Secondhand Books Literally hundreds of reasons from the unique nature of the books to availability and condition.

But you can be sure that the ones that make it are off interest to many people.

We try to put a mix of or whatever we think will awaken your interest from a collection of popular fiction to rare hard to find books, this can be hard but its fun for us and we hope you enjoy our selections. Everyday we have to decide what goes on the online and what goes into the shop. These are just a few of the categories we are adding to our database.

Fiction

Non-Fiction

How to Books

Health Fitness

New Age

Business & Management

Military Books

Sport Books

Local History

All of the people that work at Lake Macquarie Secondhand Books are book lovers the best thing is we all have interests in a wide and eclectic range of subjects.

Jim Whose passions are Yachting, Engineering, Book Collecting, Art Books, Biographies, Australian fiction, Fiction, Local History

Anne Her favorites are Financial, True Crime, Australian Fiction, Fiction, Local History, craft books & New Age.

Les His interests are Business & Management Motivation, Law Books, Self Help & Religion, Sport Books, Biographies.

We have lots of other people that contribute to our bookshop this is only a few of the part time workers

Laura Classics, Fantasy, Fiction Literature

Corina Fantasy Sci-Fi Books, Fiction

Robyn real estate, Business & Management, Antiques

Kristy Business & Management, how to books

Desmond Technology , Automotive Books, fishing books

Claudia childrens books, Education

Zane. childrens books

We cannot forget the people, you know the customers you, that help us in our pursuit of more interesting books. “Thank you”

Remember if you want to sell some of these types of used books, but remember they must be unique, rare, collectible and in good or better yet excellent condition. We will pay top dollar for these types of used books.

Call us on 0249735 925

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Welcome to Lake Macquarie Secondhand Books where we have hundreds of Self Help Books about hundreds subjects including some of the following learn to sail, auto repair manuals, Spiritual Books, books on witchcraft books how to paint, there is a book to help you with information .

Knowledge is Power

If you are looking for books about Health Books, illness, Books on Psychology, cooking, diet, relationships, success business management – you name it – then you have come to the right site for Self Help Books We offer a large range of self help book titles. Many other self help titles are also available so why don’t you have a browse. Or ring us to find out what we have on the shelves at Morisset.

Alternatively if you want a book and are to busy to spend the time looking, we can try to find the book for you.

Phone 0447 330 911

Cheers

Jim Owens

I was keen to go to the local West Lakes Seniors Computer Club,

ASCCA

Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association

its the only place close to where I live that I can learn about Adobe Photoshop. I made my way out there at the appointed time, paid to join the computer club, paid for the course now all I have to do is wait, its only taken me about two years to learn how to use. Especially seeing that I collect second hand & used books computer books of all types

Then it was time for the meeting which took a long while start, but when it did it was good , to listen to the speakers, for me it was an eye opening event to see so many elderly people that were involved with computers and running the club itself, it really challenged what everyone seems to say that older people don’t absorb new technology. Now I really know this is not true because of my friendships with some close friends, but to see so many was a very good sight indeed.

The guest speaker was Andrew Boyce from the Morisset library, the speech was very informative, about how the library will be used in the future what things will stay & what things drop by the wayside, all in all it was very informative.

Or come along to Lake Macquarie Secondhand Books “Australia’s most trusted Online Bookshop” and find that used book you want.

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OzzBooks $50.00 book prize

Simply join my OzzBooks Community at AGMates. That’s all you have to do for your chance to win an open order worth $50.00 worth of books. This offer ends on 30/06/2010 winner will be picked after this. Winner will be notified, by email then you can pick the book or books of your choice to the value of $50.00

If you want to see a range of near new, new & used books we have go to Lake Macquarie Secondhand Books we have thousands of books on thousands of subjects fiction, local history and travel books

Good Luck

When we are trying to sell more books and were always trying to sell more books the first thing we do is a letterbox drop, over the last six months we have had flyers distributed from Wyee to Warners Bay from Cessnock to Charlestown it is probably the cheapest yet most effective form of advertising you can do.
The local newspapers are great but for and simple way to get our used book shop noticed its flyers every time, When you are doing your marketing plan don’t forget this cheap effective alternative.

When you can make a flyer up on your computer get it printed and give it to a distribution service they can be out in peoples letterbox within a matter of days. The one I recommend and use is Zap Ads Avant Distribution Service,Increase your income its run by my son Les Owens he delivers them as arranged they work for us. Mention this blog and you will get a 10% of Premium delivery. Mail Me!

Where did you get your name? after a past family member, or are you more adventurous and name your children after characters in books, or famous people maybe a first love then again it could have been some other reason.

Just in the last couple of weeks a very close family friend called Laura had just given birth to healthy little girl, I can remember her telling me that when she was reading To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee and that her favorite character was Jean Louise (Scout) & if she was lucky enough to have a daughter that was the name she would chose.

Now as things go and they usually do approximately ten days ago after much labor a beautiful little girl called Scout arrived to the joy of family and friends alike her mum had to do the all the work anyway. Her close friends were all around to support.

I have been busy working in the used book shop, but today I was lucky enough to call in and see Laura & Scout, and what a beautiful baby girl she is, I only hope she enjoys reading as much as her mum, which I’m sure she will. I know she will get lots of good books delivered at just the right moment. Go Laura & Scout.

Cheers

Jim
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A good book has no ending. ~R.D. Cumming

With all the rain today, she who must be obeyed said “Lets go to Toronto you need your medicine, yes right okay I have two minutes to get in the car.

Grand opening

Off we go down the wet road all the way to Toronto, first stop lets have a quick look at the Salvation Army shop, what a surprise for us when we went the new book section was finished but had a ribbon across the entrance. Can we go in? No it will be opening in about half an hour, great we can wait for that. Anne is having fun looking at the bargains around the shop.
Me I just went out the front and started to play with my trusty little digital camera while I’m waiting when I noticed a crowd at the back of the shop.
Well I better go and have a look, of course I’m off to have a look, what do you know? Here is the unveiling of the new used books section, out with the camera and snap a few shots of the local Minister cutting the ribbon.
Then we are all allowed to go in and have a look, all the workers and me. I’m like a kid in a candy shop, looking at the good used books.  I chose a few biographies a nice local history book.
If you know Anne she’s talking to everyone, meeting friends from around the western side of Lake Macquarie I’m sure she knows everyone from Warners Bay to Morisset. Soon Anne is in the book room hunting for those extra good used books that everyone is looking for as usual Anne selected some great fictionnon-fiction books, while I’m looking for my glasses now where did I put them?
Then in walks Faye a friend from our old  bookshop. After we picked our books, Anne had her bargains for everyones birthday for the next twelve months, we are off  to see the grandkids which turned out to be a quick trip,  but first a bowl of pumkin soup cup of tea, then its bye bye Kate & co.
We can go back to work now seeing we left Leslie in the shop all on his lonesome and he had to leave and go and deliver some flyers to the local businesses while we had a little break oh happy Friday wish I could go camping.
Cheers
Jim Owens

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