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Reviews for Open Me: 

“Poignant, funny and inspiring,  Open Me  is  a revealing and insightful memoir about finding the courage to choose and the wisdom to surrender.”

Catherine Cooper, author – White Elephant

Open Me is a brave, honest, touching and wildly adventurous true story. Leanne emerges from each page as a spiritual pied-piper, teaching us how to ask and listen, trust and let go.”

Darlene Stewart, Executive Director, Groups & Events, Cineplex

“Leanne’s book made me feel like I was participating in the intimate journey of her evolving soul as she openly shares her heart. She’s a natural story teller and any reader will enjoy this river of life that she recounts.”

Blair Styra, spiritual channel for Tabaash.

Open Me has all the ingredients of a wonderfully inspirational book – a true story, told with honesty, openness, and vulnerability. Already I have been inspired to make changes in my life.”

Kim Chamberlain, author & speaker

Open Me is a radiant reflection of personal turmoil, sadness, and fear unearthed and transformed into courage, joy and profound love.

Linda Christina Beauregard, speaker, author – I Gave Myself Cancer, I Can Take It Away! Alternatives Brought Me Back to Life

“We all have times in our lives when we feel off-kilter or off-track. We all suffer from self-doubt. Leanne has looked inside herself and examined her true purpose – such a journey takes courage and commitment and is not for the fainthearted. This book will help anyone who wants to do the same.”

Melissa Clark-Reynolds, Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit

“Leanne has written an honest and compelling story of her fears, challenges and truths, taking me with her and allowing me to remember my own. She encourages all women to wake up to what they may be avoiding and to trust their own spirit.”

Kaya Singer, artist, mentor, author – Wiser & Wilder

View the Open Me website here : http://openme.ca


Alexi Littrell hasn’t told anyone what happened to her over the summer. Ashamed and embarrassed, she hides in her closet and compulsively scratches the back of her neck, trying to make the outside hurt more than the inside does.

When Bodee Lennox, the quiet and awkward boy next door, comes to live with the Littrells, Alexi discovers an unlikely friend in “the Kool-Aid Kid,” who has secrets of his own. As they lean on each other for support, Alexi gives him the strength to deal with his past, and Bodee helps her find the courage to finally face the truth.

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Joining the ranks of modern myth busters, Dr. Sharon Moalem turns our current understanding of illness on its head and challenges us to fundamentally change the way we think about our bodies, our health, and our relationship to just about every other living thing on earth.

Through a fresh and engaging examination of our evolutionary history, Dr. Moalem reveals how many of the conditions that are diseases today actually gave our ancestors a leg up in the survival sweepstakes. But Survival of the Sickest doesn’t stop there. It goes on to demonstrate just how little modern medicine really understands about human health, and offers a new way of thinking that can help all of us live longer, healthier lives.

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Wedding Hire

This is a must read for all those planning their wedding or who are about to. Judy gives great insights into planning a range of weddings, for all budgets.  From the event that uses all sorts of wedding hire options through to high budget events where a lot of props and other aspects simply cannot be hired.

Planning Your Wedding has been compiled all the essential planning tools you need and dozens of new ideas into this beautiful wedding workbook organizer.

Inside you will find:
• Detailed timelines and worksheets for scheduling and budgeting
• Planning and money-saving tips on everything from the dress to the music to the reception decor
• 8 tabbed dividers packed with visual inspiration, including more than 100 color photos of centerpieces, table settings, favors, and more
• A perforated color swatch page for mixing and matching your own wedding palette
• Extensive information on choosing your vendors, including checklists of key questions to ask
• Ideas for the twenty-first-century bride, including how to use online tools and mobile for maximum convenience

The Wedding Planner  is an indispensable resource—and a great gift for anyone planning  a joyful, and customised wedding celebration they are sure to remember.


‘However, unlike many books on the management of Australian Termites, this one includes not only directions for managing this ferocious timber eating pest, but also the history of Australian Termites. It’s like the difference between being given a fish and learning to fish.’
-Toby James

‘This guide walks you through what you need to know to claim control of your neighbourhood termite.’
– Jane Homes

‘This book gives homeowners a logical framework and solid information to help you deal with Australian Termite pest you will inevitably encounter in Australia.                                                                               – Scott Taker

‘The reader learns the right chemicals, microbial, inorganic, organic and botanical tools for each task in locating and controlling Australian Termites. The uses and dangers of each method – with an explanation of chemical toxicity levels – all detailed enough for the home or business owner to make truly informed decisions on the best termite pest control method ‘
– Jason Collins

An indispensible guide on Australian Termites that every gardener, building professional, home owner as well as business owner and farmer in Australia should haveBefore termites wreak havoc on your property, you’ll want to have the latest revised and completely updated edition of Australian Termites by Malcolm James. It’s your secret weapon for safeguarding your home or business premisses.

Identify the problem before it’s too late. This easy-to-use guide walks you through everything you need to know to take control of a termite infestation.

A thoughtful approach to termite infestation management.  In-depth chapters include an introduction to integrated termite management (ITM), safe management, and overall best treatments. Know all the possible solutions to the problem you’re facing, ranging from indirect strategies through to toxic chemical control of infestations.


Anyone responsible for organising a voluntary or public event will want to do it safely and well, complying with the legislation relating to different aspects of their event. This book will help you to research, plan, organise, manage and deliver any event, match, show, tournament or function that will be attended by more than a handful of people.

You may be running a gymkhana, fete, fun run, steam fayre, half marathon, carnival, school sports day, jumble sale, tennis tournament, car boot sale, model aircraft show or even a huge pop festival or Formula 1 car race. If you are, and you have not run one of these before, this book is definitely for you.

Whatever the event it is, the principles are the same. As the event manager you will need to research, plan, liaise with authorities, obtain permissions and licences, comply with legal requirements and then deliver the event to the public. Open Air Events will help you will all this and so much more from the tiffany chair hire numbers you need right through to promotional flags that are appropriate to successfully brand the event!