Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Dry by Jane Harper

The Dry by Jane Harper Found on the Adult Fiction shelves under HARPER or as a Talking Book shelves under HAR TB Plot Summary :  A story of desperation, resolution and small-town prejudice played out against the blistering extremes of life … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – December 2016

Some ideas for reading this month, or perhaps gift ideas for the book worms in your life? Best Read : The Dry by Jane Harper Crime : Before We Met by Lucie Whitehouse Australian Author : The Teacher’s Secret by … Continue reading

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Alison’s Best Reads for 2016.

My best-of list for this year has an all-Australian cast – hardly surprising. Australian literature is astonishingly good, and varied, and shows us our country. I read a lot of Australian writing: this is a small but enjoyable selection. The … Continue reading

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Community Giving Tree

Christmas is fast approaching and most young people are looking forward to the celebrations. However, not everyone is so fortunate. To help improve this situation, the Blue Mountains Youth Council is running the Community Christmas ‘Giving Tree’ again. Blue Mountains … Continue reading

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#joyread, the Read Watch Play theme for December 2016

  #joyread The act of reading is a particularly joyful one for many people, regardless of what is being read, and is the perfect way to achieve or enhance the joyfulness expected at this time of year. Joy may, for … Continue reading

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