Monthly Archives: February 2012

2012 – The National Year of Reading – March

So we laughed our way through February, now it’s time to quieten down a bit perhaps and give ourselves time to Think as we read. This month look out for reading which will make you think. Will it be a new subject … Continue reading

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Good Reading Magazine March edition is now online

What’s inside the March edition of Good Reading magazine?  Cover story – Cathy Kelly talks to Lizzie Riley about knitting, novels and why she’s proud to be a feminist Author Profile – Sharon Kay Penman on her passion for the … Continue reading

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Listeners in the Mist – Blue Mountains City Library Podcasts

As promised, here is the podcast interview with author, Cecile Yazbek has been put up on Listeners in the Mist. Listeners in the Mist host John Merriman interviews Cecile about her creative life, including her latest book, Mezze to Milk Tart: From the … Continue reading

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Bookworms @ Blackheath Library

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Diagram Prize shortlist

The Diagram Prize is awarded by The Bookseller magazine each year to the book with the oddest title. The prize began in 1978 as a way of alleviating boredom at the Frankfurt Book Fair with Proceedings of the Second International Workshop … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading . . .

So Library peeps, what have the Library staff been reading to keep their heads above all this water? Pure by Andrew Miller – it so happened I finished this book just as it was announced as the winner of the Costa Book of … Continue reading

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Our Story Winning Titles

You may remember late last year and early this year there were voting sheets in the library branches where you  could vote for one book that would represent NSW in Our Story – a National Year of Reading project to come up … Continue reading

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