Book Shack

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Trading hours: 97 Scott Street, Deagon (Brisbane)    –  shop under house.


                             SATURDAY                                                                                                            8AM – 4PM

( Due to my shop being in a residential location for SUNDAY Trading I can only open by appointment. You are welcome to ring/text my mobile on 0409 349 354 and if I am available I will gladly open Book Shack…cheers Sharon).

Like us on Facebook – – features some of the stock in store….as online shop currently under repairs.

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Shop Tel: 07 3269 3007  or Sharon on 0409 349 354.



A Bookstore with Difference…. Making a Difference!”

 On offer is:

Book Shack Deagon

Book Shack Deagon

  • A vast selection of good quality secondhand books in a variety of genres at affordable prices.
  • Option to return Book Shack barcoded books & receive a third exchange credit off next book purchase.


    Book Shack Deagon has a wonderful selection of quality secondhand books at affordable prices.

  • Unique range of fair-trade & recycled gifts,bags and stationery – many imported direct by Sharon.
  • Book accessories – Book seats, Book bags, Bookmarks, Book Jotter.
  • Australian made gifts.
  • Original – “SHACK SACK” Recycled Messenger bags (featured in photo below). Own label.
  • “SHACK SACK PACKS” – Pencil case, toiletry & cosmetic bags, utility bags handcrafted from recycled horse & chicken feed sacks. (Own Label).
  • Adult Colour in Books.
  • Variety of Gift cards – Australian artists, Recycled paper.
  • Recycled Plastic Floor Mats

Sharon Hazel is the owner of Book Shack and is living her dream !

“Great value for money”


In addition to our range of second hand books we offer gifts such as these “Shack Sack” Messenger & Yoga Mat bags that I create with my friend Sue.

Flapper Hand fans

“Flapper” Hand fans – another Book Shack production.



"Shack Sack Packs" - a Book Shack production

“Shack Sack Packs” – a Book Shack production

Book Shack is a registered Secondhand Bookstore and you may buy books which you are welcome to keep or receive an exchange credit on their return to purchase another book. We stock a vast selection of good quality books catering for all ages in a relaxed environment. The shop is not floor to ceiling books by choice. Depending on stock levels Sharon may purchase some of your books providing credit in store (does not buy for cash). Please only bring in one shopping bag size of your good quality tightly bound books for possible credit. We will always offer exchange credit on Book Shack books purchased provided our barcode is still on our book.

Where possible our focus is on being an eco-friendly “feel good” affordable store whether by recycling books, or stocking items made from recycled products such as coffee sacks, horse & chicken feed sacks,  fruit orchard netting, cement bags, rice & fish feed sacks, paper,  etc. Also supporting fair-trade organisations where people are being paid correct wages for their creative skills.

Sharon also has her own label now “Shack Sack” – these are handcrafted recycled items that a little bit quirky.  Messenger Bags, Yoga Bags, Flapper Hand fans, Shack Sack Packs including Pencil cases, Toiletry Bags, Utility Bags. These are made in the workshop with the help of family & friends.





Fabulous array of Gifts, Bags & Book Accessories

A fabulous range of unique Recycled & Fairtrade products in store.  Also a selection of small Australian suppliers, plus of course my “Shack Sack” Range.

Book Seat - Orange

Book Seat – array of colours

A sure fire favourite for the avid reader is the Australian made & designed “The Book Seat” offered in a variety of colours.

East Timorese Tais products

Handwoven “tais” products

Handwoven “tais” , (Traditional Timorese weaving) coin purses,wallets, festival/walking bags  created by the lovely ladies from Canossian Training Centre, Bacau, East Timor.

Rootz Beaded Keyrings

Imported Direct from South Africa are Rootz Creationz wire & beaded African animals and key rings.Patchwork animals

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Patchwork Animals

Badgers Patchwork Bears, Elephants & Rabbits  . These are designed & developed by combining skills of village cooperative in Thailand & sheltered workshop in Australia. Wonderful affordable gifts.

Inkasecrets Finger Puppets

Fingr puppets from Peru

 The absolute children’s favourite are the handknitted finger puppets imported direct from Peru. (Fair-trade).

Manta waterbottle holders both sizes

“Manta” Water Bottle Holders

“Manta” Water Bottle Holdersare new additions to Book Shack stock. These great water bottle holders come in 2 sizes and are made from scraps of “Manta” Blankets. These blankets are woven and traditionally used by native women of the Andes/Peru to carry their babies and harvests strapped to their back. Nylon adjustable strap. Hands free drink carrier…Fabulous !Imported from Sanyork Fairtrade.

Now released, our very own Book Shack publication Book Jotter Group “BOOK JOTTER” – a fantastic accessory for book lovers. Keep track of books you have read, rate them, note a bucket (wish) list of books to read. Printed on recycled paper – A6 size – great for purse or pocket.


Peace Handicrafts Netting Messenger Bags

Recycled Orchard Netting Messenger Bags

Peace Handicrafts Cement Messenger Bags

Recycled Cement Bag Messengers

Peace Handicrafts Cement Shoulder Bag & Bum Bag

Recycled Cement Sacks – Shoulder Bag & Bum Bags

Peace Handicrafts Crossover bags

Recycled Rice/Fish Feed Sacks & Cement Bags – Crossover Backpack style bag

Peace Handicrafts Medium Fish Rice Messenger bags

Recycled Fish & Rice Feed Sack Messenger Bags






New awesome recycled products imported direct from Peace Handicrafts, Cambodia supporting disabled landmine & polio artisans are now in store. Fabulous array of unique items handcrafted from recycled cement bags, rice & fish feed bags, orchard netting & paper – travel products,array of messenger bags, wallets & coin purses!


Recycled Plastic Floor Mats

Recycled Plastic Floor Mats


1.9m x 2m $50.00 incl GST.

1.9m x 3m $70.00 incl GST.

2.85m x 3m $85.00 incl GST.

These versatile recycled plastic floor mats are perfect for Market Stalls, Picnics, Beach, Camping, Kids play area, Back Deck. Easy to clean. Variety of Colours. Made in Thailand.


Book Shack Fairtrade/Recycled Stall - Festivals

Book Shack Fairtrade/Recycled Festival Stall

Book Shack Deagon

Book Shack Deagon store

BOOK SHACK Store has been in Sandgate location since March, 2009 – to reclaim my quality of life, Sharon has recently relocated Book Shack to a shop under her house at Deagon – 3 streets away.  Now trading 4 days a week in lieu of 7 days a week.  Plenty of street parking. Closest Railway Station is Deagon Station, 2 blocks away.  

Book Shack Fairtrade/Recycled Festival Stall is at many festivals including Gympie Music Muster, and all time favourite – Woodford Folk Festival.


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We are a boutique book shop in the bayside suburb of Sandgate, north Brisbane selling second hand books. People come from all over Brisbane to buy books from us, including Bracken Ridge, Brighton, Nashville, Sandgate, Shorncliffe, Bald Hills, Boondall, Fitzgibbon, Griffin, Nudgee Beach, Taigum, Chermside, Eagle Farm, Kedron, Kelvin Grove, Northlakes, McDowall, Northgate, Nudgee, Virginia Carseldine, Strathpine, Aspley, Bridgeman

Downs, Stafford Heights, Virginia, Wavell Heights, Zillmere, Redcliffe, Scarborough, Margate, Woodypoint, Clontarf, Rothwell, Deception Bay, Kippa Ring, Mango Hill, Northlakes, Brendale, Samford, Narangba, Clayfield, Albion, Ascot, Hendra, Nundah, Wooloowin and Banyo.

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