Adoption Deception: A Personal and Professional Journey
by Penny Mackieson
Have you ever wondered how it might feel to have been adopted in Australia during the pre-1980s era in which vulnerable young mothers were coerced into relinquishing their babies? How

An Australian Son
by Gordon Matthews
Autobiography of Gordon Matthews. Adopted at birth, he grew up in the 1950s in middle class Kew. Through a series of circumstances Matthews came to believe he was of Aboriginal

Coloring & Journal Book For Adoptees With Motivational Quotes: For Adoptees Healing Journey - Volume 1
by Angel Davis; illustrated by Angie McGahey
As an adult adoptee that struggles with the seven core issues of being adopted, (loss, rejection, guilt and shame, grief, identity, intimacy, and mastery/control), I have created this therapeutic coloring

Crazy Bastard: A Memoir of Forced Adoption
by Abraham Maddison
Derek Pedley abandons his thirty-year journalism career on the brink of a breakdown, haunted by addiction, compulsion, and obsession, and carrying the heavy baggage of a boy who found his

A Family from Barra: An Adoption Story
by Beryl Martin
Beryl Martin grew up as Pat Ridge, daughter of Nellie and George. George worked at the Municipal Milk Department; Nellie fostered children, to whom she was mostly cruel. Roaming Wellington

Heartlines: The Year I Met My Other Mother
by Susannah McFarlane and Robin Leuba
In 1965, Robin, unmarried and pregnant, comes to Melbourne to give birth and give her baby up for adoption, then returns to Perth to resume her life having never seen

The Little Book of Adoption: A Candid Look at Life through the Eyes of Adoptees
by Heather Waters; illustrated by Ellie Turner
Have you ever wondered what goes on in the adoptees world? Here's a candid look into the world of the adopted person through the eyes of adoptees. Adoptee Author: Heather

Surviving Secrets
by Margaret Watson
A true story that reveals the strength and resilience of the human spirit in the face of betrayal, grief and loss. At age forty, Margaret Watson learned she was adopted.

Swear, Vent & Coloring Book For (very) F*cking Angry Adoptees: For Adoptees Healing Journey - Volume 1
by Angel Davis; illustrated by Angie McGahey
Why an angry sweary coloring and journal book? Because punching people in the face is frowned upon, and anger isn't great for your overall mental and physical health if you

The Mothers
by Rod Jones
In 1917, while the world is at war, Alma and her children are living in a sleep-out at the back of Mrs Lovett's house in working-class Footscray. When Alma falls

A Timeline of the Injustice of Adoption Law
by Darryl Nelson
A Timeline of the Injustice of Adoption Law traces Australian laws affecting thousands, back to the US theories of eugenics, then back to Britain. It highlights the various notions of

Too Afraid To Cry
by Ali Cobby Eckermann
In Too Afraid to Cry, Ali Cobby Eckermann―who was recently awarded the Windham-Campbell Prize, one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world―describes with searing detail the devastating effects of

Tree of Strangers
by Barbara Sumner
"'I live at the end of a gravel road at the top of a valley consumed by bush. My husband is here, and my three girls. But the bush swallows

Where the Fuck is My Mother?: A Book for Grown-Up Adoptees
by Annie O
Gritty depiction of an adopted girl’s journey into adulthood starting in 1970s New Zealand. Annie’s story unearths the dark truths about adoption while shedding light on the fact that it’s