Online Store for Wayz Press and Mempowered

This store is a joint operation by Wayz Press and the Mempowered website. Here you will find both the books published by Wayz Press, as well as courses and other products offered by Mempowered.

Most of the books are available in multiple formats, to suit your reading devices. You may also purchase many of these books in print form, through Amazon or other booksellers, or here, if you're a New Zealand resident.

All the books in this store are DRM-free. That means they are yours to own, and no one can take them back. You can print from them, and convert them to other formats.

This store is personally monitored by Dr McPherson, who will respond within 24 hours to any problems or concerns you may have with these products or the store.

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Study Skills eBooks

Book cover Mnemonics for Study: Italian edition by Fiona McPherson, PhD

This version of Mnemonics for Study has an extensive English-Italian glossary (750 words) to assist Italian readers. The relevant glossary is provided after each section, and these section glossaries are all included in the Table of Contents for easy reference. A complete glossary in alphabetical order is also included at the end of the book.

US$3.99
Book cover How to Approach Learning: What teachers and students should know about succeeding in school by Fiona McPherson, PhD

A collection of articles and research reports on study skills from the author's websites, arranged and edited for greater cohesiveness.

US$0.00
Book cover Successful Learning Simplified by Fiona McPherson, PhD

An adjunct and quick reference for those who have the more in-depth workbooks, or a simplified guide for those who want the bottom-line without the detail.

US$4.99
Book cover How to learn: The 10 principles of effective revision and practice by Fiona McPherson, PhD

Effective strategies for improving understanding and memory can only take you so far, if you don’t know how to cement that information into your brain for the long term. In this new book, Dr McPherson explains the 10 principles of effective practice and revision.

US$4.49
Book cover Effective Notetaking (2nd ed) by Fiona McPherson, PhD

This research-based manual on notetaking includes not only the obvious strategies such as how to format your notes and how to summarize, but also the more complex ones of how to evaluate text and how to ask the right questions.

US$4.49
Book cover Mnemonics for Study by Fiona McPherson, PhD

This concise book goes far beyond the same tired descriptions of mnemonics, using the latest research to explain exactly how these strategies work and are best used.

US$3.99
Study Skills

Buy Effective Notetaking, Mnemonics for Study, How to Learn: The 10 principles of effective practice and revision, and Successful Learning Simplified all together and save!

US$14.00

Everyday Memory eBooks

Book cover Make Your Own Memory Journal by Fiona McPherson, PhD

A digital version of “My Memory Journal”. Using this, you can turn a blank notebook into your own memory journal. The book has all the text provided in “My Memory Journal”, including instructions on how to use it, examples, specialist pages, and all the tips and focal strategies for each week. The Journal covers 26 weeks.

US$0.00
Book cover The Memory Key by Fiona McPherson, PhD

Dr McPherson's 'foundation' book on memory, setting out the basic principles of memory and how they relate to effective strategies for memory and learning.

US$7.99
Book cover Planning to Remember (Everyday Skills) by Fiona McPherson, PhD

This book helps you understand the most common memory failures - forgetting our intentions, and losing track of what we're doing - and shows you how to overcome them.

US$3.99
Everyday Skills

Buy The Memory Key, Planning to Remember, and Make your own Memory Journal, all together, and save.

US$9.99

Social History from Wayz Press

Book cover Letters to Emma: Early Oamaru through the eyes of the Sumpter family edited by Fiona McPherson

A personal history of early New Zealand, told through the correspondence of a leading Oamaru family. 

US$2.99

Fiction from Wayz Press

Book cover Hunting Night by F.M. McPherson

A young woman is dead. An innocent man is going to pay. And Mike Jaeger is drowning.

US$2.99
Book cover The sharpest edge by F.M. McPherson

This book continues the story told in Secrets have jagged edges (previously published as Secrets). This is Dave’s story.A story of intense friendship and self-discovery

US$2.99
Book cover Secrets have jagged edges by F.M. McPherson

Secrets have jagged edges. When you open them, they tear the heart. And the secrets of families have the sharpest edge of all. A Young Adult coming-of-age novel, featuring two boys with very different secrets.

US$2.99
Secrets series US$3.99

Paperbacks

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My Memory Journal (paperback)

Maybe you're getting older. Maybe you're stressed, or chronically tired, or just overwhelmed. Whatever the reason, you're finding it harder to remember things that matter to you. This journal is designed to help you.

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Successful Learning Simplified (paperback)

An adjunct and quick reference for those who have the more in-depth workbooks, or a simplified guide for those who want the bottom-line without the detail.

NZ$24.99 (GST incl)
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Letters to Emma (Paperback)

Letters to Emma tells one story of how New Zealand was built in the later years of the nineteenth century. This is a personal history, told through the correspondence of the Sumpters, a leading Oamaru family. 

NZ$27.50 (GST incl)
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How to learn: The 10 principles of effective revision and practice (Paperback)

Being a successful student is far more about being a smart user of effective strategies than about being 'smart'. In Effective Notetaking and Mnemonics for Study, Dr McPherson showed readers many strategies for improving understanding and memory. But these on their own can only take you so far, if you don’t know how to cement that information into your brain for the long term. In this new book, Dr McPherson explains the 10 principles of effective practice and revision.

NZ$27.60 (GST incl)
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Effective Notetaking (2nd ed) (Paperback)

This research-based manual on notetaking includes not only the obvious strategies such as how to format your notes and how to summarize, but also the more complex ones of how to evaluate text and how to ask the right questions.

NZ$24.15 (GST incl)
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Planning to Remember: How to remember what you’re doing and what you plan to do (Paperback)

This book helps you understand the most common memory failures - forgetting our intentions, and losing track of what we're doing - and shows you how to overcome them.

NZ$17.25 (GST incl)
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Mnemonics for Study (Paperback)

This concise book goes far beyond the same tired descriptions of mnemonics, using the latest research to explain exactly how these strategies work and are best used.

NZ$16.10 (GST incl)