Good Reading Magazine – February 2019

The February issue of Good Reading magazine is ready for you to enjoy through Blue Mountains Library!

  • Jennifer Spence poses a thorny philosophical question about personal tragedy and the nature of time in The Lost Girls.
  • Book publisher and author Jane Carswell tells us about Talk of Treasure, her memoir about how to be a writer.
  • Sulari Gentill returns to her quirky historical fiction detective series with All the Tears in China.
  • In an extract from Jared Cooney Horvarth’s new book Stop Talking, Start Influencing learn about how reading became silent.

New Releases

The Flower Girls by Alice Clark-Platts

Three children went out to play. Only two came back. The Flower Girls. Laurel and Primrose. One convicted of murder, the other given a new identity. Now, nineteen years later, another child has gone missing. And the Flower Girls are about to hit the headlines all over again …

Breaking and Entering: extraordinary story of a hacker called ‘Alien’ by Jeremy N Smith

In 1998 a hacker now known as Alien entered MIT, intending to major in aerospace engineering. Almost immediately, she was recruited to join a secret student group scaling walls, breaking into buildings, pulling elaborate pranks, and exploring computer systems. Within a year, one of her hall mates was dead, two others were on trial, and three had been institutionalised. And Alien’s adventures were only beginning.

Talk of Treasure: A memoir about books, meditation and word by Jane Carswell 
Following on from her award-winning memoir, Jane Carswell writes about the transformation between the private interior worlds of reading and meditation and the noisy exterior world of publication, between the books we read and treasure and the ones we write.

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