Tag Archives: 2018

Man Booker Prize 2018 – The winner announced

Congratulations to Anna Burns for her unconventional novel Milkman, winner of the 2018 Man Booker, and recipient of a £50,000 prize. ‘None of us has ever read anything like this before. Anna Burns’ utterly distinctive voice challenges conventional thinking and form … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – July

Best Read: Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly Caroline Ferriday, a socialite in New York, has her hands full with her post at the French consulate, but on the eve of a fateful war, her world is changed forever when Hitler’s … 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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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – April

Best Read: The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robotham Everyone has an idea of what their perfect life is. For Agatha, it’s Meghan Shaughnessy’s. These two women from vastly different backgrounds have one thing in common – a dangerous secret … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading

Edouard Manet – The Reader We may not be as serious as Manet’s Reader (that is a really big book), but you just might find something below to pique your interest. The time keeper by Mitch Albom – a nice … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – February

Best Read: The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff Sixteen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier and being forced to give up her baby. She lives above a small rail station, which she … Continue reading

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Library Lovers’ Day competition – because the love is mutual

\ How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee due to the depth and breadth and height of your collection, when feeling out of sorts For overdue fines there are 3 days of grace. I … Continue reading

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