Monthly Archives: July 2015

Calling all Trivia Nuts!

Join us for Bookworm Trivia: a family event for Reading Hour and test your literary trivia skills. Saturday 15 August | 4.30pm to 6.30pm | Springwood Library How well read are you? Do you know your Dickens from your Dark? Can you … Continue reading

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The Girl on The Train by Paula Hawkins

The Girl on The Train by Paula Hawkins Double Day | 2015 | 316 pages. Found on the Adult Crime Fiction shelves at HAWKINS Plot Summary : A debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – July 2015

We’re a little late with Carolyn’s list this month – gremlins in the line I think.  Anyway these should keep you inside out of the cold and reading, reading, reading. Best Read : The Girl on The Train by Paula … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks – July 2015

Stay in doors with one or more of these as the cold front takes hold. Amanda Lohrey : A Short History of Richard Kline Ellen Van Neerven : Heat and Light Bernard Schlink : The Reader Alice Campion : The … Continue reading

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First Chapter of Go Set a Watchman released

The first chapter of the much anticipated Harper Lee novel, Go Set a Watchman, has been released, a few days before the book is finally available on July 14th. You can read the first chapter here via The Guardian online … Continue reading

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National Biography Award shortlist

Today, the State Library of NSW announced the 2015 National Biography Award shortlist. The winner will be announced on Monday 3 August. Congratulations to the authors. The shortlisted books are: Philip Butterss, An Unsentimental Bloke: The Life and Work of C.J. Dennis … Continue reading

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Read Watch Play Twitter Group July 2015 #chillread

Mid winter #chillread. Share with the world – there will be a twitter discussion next Tuesday 28 July starting at 8pm Australian Eastern Standard Time, 9pm New Zealand Time, 6pm Singapore Standard Time, 12 noon Central European Summer Time, 9am – 11am; … Continue reading

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