Monthly Archives: July 2022

Carolyn’s Books of the Month – JULY

Best Reads The Book of Lost Names by Kristen Hamel  When you are Mine by Michael Robotham Black Widows by Cate Quinn Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave Good Cop Bad Cop by Simon Kernick Dead Ground by M.W.Craven … Continue reading

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Jennifer Down wins 2022 Miles Franklin Award for ‘Bodies of Light’

Jennifer Down has won the 2022 Miles Franklin Literary Award, for her second novel Bodies of Light As one of the youngest authors to be honoured with the Award in its 65-year history – the youngest being Randolph Stow for To the Islands in … Continue reading

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2022 Miles Franklin Winner to be announced

Today, the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, alongside award trustee Perpetual, will announce the 2022 Miles Franklin Literary Award winner from a shortlist featuring five exceptional titles.  The announcement will be broadcast at 4pm AEST today 20th July. Go to the Miles Franklin … Continue reading

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From July 13th to the 27th booklovers at the Blue Mountains Library can dive into a suspenseful, bestselling novel during Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club. Readers will join over a hundred thousand others around the globe … Continue reading

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Winter is a great time to pursue the gentle art of visible mending…

Instead of hiding rips and tears, the visible mending movement turns them into art. It can look beautiful and it’s a lot of fun, not to mention, great for the environment. Mending Techniques include stitching, patching, darning, felting, visible and … Continue reading

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Books for Plastic Free July 2022

Read about how to reduce your plastic use and join millions of people reducing their plastic waste. Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we … Continue reading

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