Find Your Perfect Secondhand Book

Use our book adoption tool to match the perfect book to its forever-family

We understand the overwhelming feeling that can come with choosing a secondhand book. With countless preloved books out there waiting for a new home, it can be challenging to figure out which one is the perfect fit for you.

The process of selecting a book can sometimes feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. That’s why we’ve taken the initiative to simplify this process for you.

At Preloved Book Shop, we’ve developed a tool called “Find Your Perfect Book.” This tool has been designed to assist you in the selection process, ensuring that you find the book that resonates with you on a personal level. It’s not just about buying a book; it’s about finding a literary companion that speaks to your interests, preferences, and reading style.

Our goal is to make your journey to discover the ideal secondhand book not only more convenient but also more enjoyable. Whether you’re an avid reader or just beginning your reading adventure, our tool is here to help you find that perfect match among our extensive collection of preloved books. So, take the guesswork out of book hunting and let us guide you to your next literary treasure:

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The Pacific Hugh Ambrose

The Pacific

Between America’s retreat from China in late November 1941 and the moment General MacArthur’s airplane touched down on the Japanese mainland in August of 1945,..

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Persuasion Jane Austen


‘She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older.’ At twenty-seven, Anne Elliot is no longer young and..

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I Used to Say My Mother Was Shirley Bassey Stephen K Amos

I Used to Say My Mother Was Shirley Bassey

Growing up in a large Nigerian family in South London, Stephen K. Amos learnt early on to find the humour in every situation. He tells..

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Mansfield Park Jane Austen

Mansfield Park

Taken from the poverty of her parents’ home, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of her humble..

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Fallen Hearts Virginia (VC) Andrews

Fallen Hearts


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Heaven & Dark Angel Virginia (VC) Andrews

Heaven & Dark Angel

Heaven is the first book in the Casteel series by author V. C. Andrews and was followed by Dark Angel, Fallen Hearts, Gates of Paradise,..

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Dark Angel Virginia (VC) Andrews

Dark Angel

In her wealthy grandmother’s house Heaven dreamed of a wonderful new life — of new friends, the best schools, beautiful clothes and most important, love...

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Darkest Hour Virginia (VC) Andrews

Darkest Hour

Growing up on the thriving plantation called The Meadows, Lillian Booth cherishes the brightest, happiest dreams…. Lillian’s world is full of grand parties, of sunshine..

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Heaven Virginia (VC) Andrews


Her name was Heaven, her life was anything but…. Heaven’s mother Angel had died in childbirth, and from that moment her father turned against her...

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Midnight Whispers Virginia (VC) Andrews

Midnight Whispers

The spellbinding Cutler series began with Dawn and continued with Secrets of the Morning and Twilight’s Child. Now in Midnight Whispers we return to Cutler’s..

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Twilight's Child Virginia (VC) Andrews

Twilight’s Child

At last, Dawn can create a haven of warmth and love for her beautiful baby girl, Christie, and her darling Jimmy. Dawn is a huge..

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Dawn Virginia (VC) Andrews Cutler 1


In her fine new Virginia school, Dawn Longchamp feels happy and safe. But nothing is what it seems… Now Dawn and her older brother Jimmy..

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Secrets of the Morning Virginia (VC) Andrews

Secrets of the Morning

Shadowed by her tortured past, Dawn has a bright new life of glimmering hopes… Dawn can hardly believe she’s a student at one of New..

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Built- The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures Roma Agrawal

Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures

While our cities are full of incredible engineering feats, most of us live with little idea of what goes into creating the built environment, let..

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Seeds of Yesterday Virginia (VC) Andrews

Seeds of Yesterday

Cathy and Chris, haunted by the tragedies and sins of the past, return at last to Foxworth Hall, where they were hidden so long ago...

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Big Sky Kate Atkinson Jackson Brodie 5

Big Sky

Jackson Brodie, ex-military police, ex-Cambridge Constabulary, currently working as a private investigator, makes a highly anticipated return, nine years after the last Brodie, Started Early,..

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Bedtime Stories- Tales from my 21 years at RN's Late Night Live Phillip Adams

Bedtime Stories: Tales from my 21 years at RN’s Late Night Live

For 21 years Phillip Adams has hosted Late Night Live, one of Radio National′s flagship programs, expertly batting questions to world leaders, thinkers, ideologues, crackpots..

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A Married Man Catherine Alliott

A Married Man

Widowed four years ago, London antiques dealer Lucy Fellowes was plunged into single motherhood with two growing boys. Since then, she’s had little time’”or inclination..

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Kidwrangling Kaz Cooke

Kid Wrangling: Real Guide to Caring for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

The eagerly awaited sequel to A BUN IN THE OVEN Now you have a baby, what on earth are you going to do with it?..

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Fire Gods Ken Catran

Fire Gods

For the alien explorers it is just another planet, one full of strange and primitive early life-forms. But for the inhabitants of Earth, the explorers..

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Flower Girl Me Sally-Anne Ballharrie Kristi Sabaroedin

Flower Girl Me

I am Calypso and I love teeny, tiny pearly buttons and skirts that swish. I want to see a cake as high as the sky...

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From Confucius to Oz Vernon Crawford

From Confucius to Oz

Why Confucius to Oz? Because proper exercise of Wisdom, Benevolence and Courage – the three Confucian virtues that the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the..

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Building the Collection Pauline Green (Editor)

Building the Collection

Edited By Pauline Green

On 12 October 1982 the nation’s new cultural flagship on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, opened to the public. The collection seemed to..

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Grant Wood Kate F Jennings

Grant Wood

Incisive artistic commentary combines with a biographical profile and lush reproductions to provide a definitive overview of the life and art of American painter Grant..

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Gustav Klimt Leoni Schmidt

Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt was the leading master of Viennese Art Nouveau. His splendid, intensely ornamental paintings, arranged with opulent gold decoration, especially his paintings of women,..

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Love- Art of Emotion 1400-1800 Edited by Angela Hesson, Matthew Martin & Charles Zika

Love: Art of Emotion 1400-1800

Love: Art of Emotion 1400–1800 draws upon the NGV’s diverse permanent collection to explore the theme of love in art, and the changing representations of..

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Masterpieces of Primitive Art- The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection Douglas Newton

Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection

The artistic achievements of the world’s primitive societies have never been so fully revealed and superbly portrayed as in this extraordinary volume that celebrates -and..

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Autumn Memories- a McCubbin Family Album Kathleen Mangan

Autumn Memories: a McCubbin Family Album

The author was Frederick McCubbin’s youngest daughter and she reminisces on her association with Arthur Streeton, Tom Roberts, Charles Conder, Max Meldrum, David Low, Will..

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Federation- Australian Art and Society 1901-2001 John McDonald (Editor)

Federation: Australian Art and Society 1901-2001

Edited By John McDonald

This magnificent catalogue, published to accompany the National Gallery of Australia’s landmark exhibition marking the 100th anniversary of statehood, offers an opportunity to enjoy, through..

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