Category Archives: Book Review

The Ice Princess by Camilla Lackberg

The Ice Princess by Camilla Lackberg, translated by Steven T Murray The first book in the Patrik Hedstrom series Plot Summary : The writer Erica Falck has returned to her home town on the death of her parents, but discovers the community in … Continue reading

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Alison’s picks – February 2017

The Better Son by Katherine Johnson. Tasmania, 1952: two boys explore in the karst country of Central Tasmania, and find a cave. It becomes their secret, their refuge – until, one day, only one of them returns home. The Woman … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading October 2015

A rather large list this month! Enjoy! When Hitler stole pink rabbit by Judith Kerr (4/5) –  This was recommended by one of my colleagues and I really enjoyed it. An autobiographical tale of Judith Kerr’s escape from Nazi Germany. A … Continue reading

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The October issue of Good Reading magazine is ready for you to read

The October issue of Good Reading magazine is available for you to read from our Library website.  In this issue of gr, Geraldine Brooks tells us about her new historical novel, The Secret Chord, in which she investigates the hidden stories … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading September 2015

The Eye of the Sheep by Sophie Laguna. This novel won the 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award. Central character Jimmy Flick is a little boy on the spectrum somewhere. His mother adores and protects him, his father is an alcoholic … Continue reading

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The Last Refuge by Craig Robinson

The Last Refuge by Craig Robinson (2014) Found on the Adult Crime Fiction shelves at ROBINSON Plot Summary : You can run from your past but you can never hide from yourself. The Faroe Islands.  One murder in twenty-five years. … Continue reading

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Divergent by Veronica Roth

‘Divergent‘ by Veronica Roth HarperCollins Children’s Books | 2011 | 486p. Found on the YA shelves at YA ROTH   Plot Summary : Divergent is another book I have read recently that is set in a dystopian society. The society in … Continue reading

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