Wayz Press

Wayz Press is an independent publisher specializing in books on memory and learning.

Wayz Press publishes both print and e-books. All e-books are DRM-free and (with the exception of The Memory Key) available in multiple digital formats.

E-books are available for purchase from the online store.

The e-books are also widely available elsewhere, including at Amazon's Kindle Store, Kobo, iTunes, and Google Play

Print books are also available in many online bookstores, including Amazon, and Barnes & Noble. New Zealand residents and companies can also purchase these direct from Wayz Press.

Study Skills Books

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Updated Sept 2018! 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$6.99
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This version of Mnemonics for Study has an extensive English-Spanish glossary (750 words) to assist Spanish-language 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$5.99
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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. This 2nd edition includes multi-choice chapter reviews and a step-by-step case study.

US$5.99
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This version of Mnemonics for Study (2nd ed.) has an extensive English-Italian glossary (750 words) to assist Italian readers.

US$5.99
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A collection of articles and research reports on study skills from the author's websites, arranged and edited for greater cohesiveness.

US$0.00
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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$6.99
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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$6.99

Books on Language Learning

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This workbook takes you, step by step, through the process of learning the Russian alphabet. The workbook is highly visual, in full color, with lots of varied practice opportunities.

US$4.99
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A new type of dictionary. An indispensable reference for language learners within the Indo-European language family, as well as for any who love words.

US$7.99

Everyday Memory Books

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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
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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$5.99
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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$5.99

Social History

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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 the Nightflower imprint

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by F.M. McPherson

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

US$2.99
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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
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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