Tag Archives: Book Groups

Stella Prize Longlist Book of the Day

Here is a message from the Stella Prize people: Since the announcement of the 2016 Stella Prize longlist on 9 February, we’ve had a huge response from readers who are loving the 12 books in contention for the prize. To celebrate, … Continue reading

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Free books for book clubs

Do you belong to a book club?  Pantera Press are giving book clubs the chance to win 5 signed copies of the Pantera Press title of their choice. All you have to do is tell them, in 25 words or less, … Continue reading

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The 2014 Stella Prize Longlist

Only in its second year, The Stella Prize is a major literary award, named after Stella Maria ‘Miles’ Franklin and is awarded to celebrate Australian women’s writing. (It is not to be confused with the Miles Franklin Literary Award for Australian … Continue reading

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Read Watch Play Twitter Reading Group – October : Egoread

This month, prompted by the #egoread theme, I thought I’d take myself back to the spring of 2006 and our ‘big’ family holiday to Britain, Cyprus and Athens. We took that holiday knowing it was likely to be the last … Continue reading

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Katoomba Library Book Club

What are you reading now? Once in a while we have a show-and-tell of our current reading. Here’s a summary from our June meeting. Laurel has been enjoying Snow Falling on Cedars, by David Guterson. It’s set on San Piedro … Continue reading

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Read Watch Play Twitter Reading Group – May : Indigiread

So, have you tried a new Indigenous author? We Librarians were very lucky last year with the smart, funny, interesting Dr Anita Heiss attending  at least two Library conferences. And Kim Scott has become a favourite of mine. This is … Continue reading

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Read Watch Play Twitter Group – April : Crime Read

So how did you go with the crime reads? Have you worked out how to commit the perfect crime?  Did I hear somewhere that Sue Grafton’s alphabetical Kinsey Millhone series began as she dreamed about doing away with her husband? … Continue reading

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