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The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies

The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies U.K. : Viking, 2015.  421 pages. Found on the Adult Fiction shelves at JEFFERIES Plot Summary : Two newlyweds: practically strangers, deeply in love, and each hiding a secret from the other . . … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – March 2016

Here’s what our regular contributor, Carolyn, recommends this spring: Best Read : The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies Crime : The Fixer by Joseph Finder Australian Author : The Governor’s House by J.H.Fletcher General Fiction : The Beast’s Garden by Kate … Continue reading

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World’s No.1 eLibrary Service Lands at Blue Mountains

Prepare to experience the most mobile library of all with BorrowBox, another exciting online lending service that has just arrived at Blue Mountains City Library to bring eAudiobooks to customers. In fact, the Library is once again forging ahead in … Continue reading

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Easter Holiday Weekend

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Blue Mountains City Library presents Native Plants and Gardening with Dick Turner Tuesday 19th April 10.30—12 Noon Blue Mountains Theatre & Community Hub 104-108 Macquarie Rd, Springwood Dick Turner, a volunteer at Glenbrook Native Plant Reserve and Nursery, will talk … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks – March 2016

Some good reads to inspire you, from Alison Patti Miller : Ransacking Paris: a year with Montaigne and friends  Jim Crace : Harvest  Annie Barrows : The Truth According to Us  Louise Candlish : The Disappearance of Emily Marr  

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The Stella Prize shortlist for 2016

Hard on the heels of the announcement of the 20 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize longlisted titles comes the Stella Prize shortlist for 2016. Only in its 4th year, the Stella Prize is, like the Bailey’s prize, for women authors.  From an enormous … Continue reading

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