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What Library Staff are Reading – May

The Japanese lover by  Isabelle Allende – a book about a young Jewish girl who is evacuated to family in America just as World War II is breaking out and how she and the son of the gardener (Japanese) who … Continue reading

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eBook of the month – May

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Librarians’ Choice – May

1. Whisper by Lynette Noni “2018 Must-Read Novel – For two years, six months, fourteen days, eleven hours and sixteen minutes… Subject Six-Eight-Four, ‘Jane Doe’, has been locked away and experimented on, without uttering a single word. Life at Lengard follows a … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks – May

  The Passage of Love by Alex Miller – We all have our literary heroes, and this writer is one of mine.  As soon as I read his Journey to the Stone Country, set in Queensland, I thought “Ah! Here’s a voice … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – May

Best Read: The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain It is 1944. Pregnant, alone, and riddled with guilt, Tess DeMello abruptly gives up her budding career as a nurse and ends her engagement to the love of her life, unable to … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – April 2018

The Dinner by Herman Koch – read for a for book group. I found it quite compelling, if a little upsetting.  I would recommend it. 4/5 Sanctuary by Judy Nunn.  When I heard Judy Nunn talk about this book at a … Continue reading

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Good Reading Magazine – April 2018

The February issue of Good Reading magazine is ready for you to enjoy! In this month’s edition: The fragility and strength of hand-crafted fine lace shawls provide a metaphor for human endurance in Australian writer Lauren Chater’s debut novel, The Lace Weaver, featured on the … Continue reading

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