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Good Reading Magazine – February 2020

The February issue of Good Reading magazine is ready for you to enjoy through Blue Mountains Library! This Month  In The Light After the War, Anita Abriel draws upon the true story of her mother surviving the Holocaust to craft a … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – February

Best Read: The Girl in the Letter by Emily Gunnis A heartbreaking letter. A girl locked away. A mystery to be solved. 1956. When Ivy Jenkins falls pregnant she is sent in disgrace to St Margaret’s, a dark, brooding house … Continue reading

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Stella Prize Long List – 2020

The Stella Prize Long List has just been announced, and it is time to get reading! The library has copies of all of these worthy books, and there is bound to be one to interest you.   Songspirals by Gay’wu … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – February

The Chain by Adrian McKinty – I have enjoyed Adrian McKinty’s other novels set in Northern Ireland and with such interesting titles as I hear sirens in the street and Police at the station and they don’t look friendly. Apparently … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks – February

  Peace by Garry Disher. The title is of course ironic, because Constable Paul Hirschhausen, manning a small police station in country South Australia, is pretty much run off his feet. The nature of country policing is that, if you … Continue reading

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New eMagazines for 2020

  Blue Mountains Library has several great new eMagazines to borrow from rbdigital. BBC History, Pip Permaculture, Mollie Makes and Australian Sky & Telescope are all ready to read, with 12 months back issues available for each title. For the … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – January

Best Read:  The Last Widow by Karin Slaughter  A mysterious kidnapping. On a hot summer night, a scientist from the Centers for Disease Control is grabbed by unknown assailants in a shopping center parking lot. Vanished into thin air, the … Continue reading

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