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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – May

Best Read: The Survivors by Kate Furnivall Germany, 1945. Klara Janowska and her daughter, Alicja, have walked for weeks to get to Graufeld Displaced Persons camp. In the cramped, dirty, dangerous conditions they, along with 3,200 others, are the lucky … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks – May

  In The Quiet by Eliza Henry-Jones. Bit hard to resist a novel in which the first-person narrator is already dead. She doesn’t remember how she died, but she drifts, unseen and sealed away in her deadness, around the lives … Continue reading

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Librarians’ Choice – April

  1.The Place on Dalhousie by Melina Marchetta Rosie has walked away from Sydney, leaving behind the place on Dalhousie that her father, Seb, painstakingly rebuilt for his family but never saw completed. Two years later, Rosie returns to the … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – April

Best Read: Now you see her by Heidi Perks Charlotte is looking after her best friend’s daughter the day she disappears. She thought the little girl was playing with her own children. She swears she only took her eyes off … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks – April

  The Blue Salt Road    Joanne Harris Thirty years ago I learned to sing The Grey Selkie of Sule Skerrie.  Selkies were  legendary seal creatures who were capable of changing into human form. Their home was Sule Skerrie, a remote … Continue reading

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Librarians’ Choice – March

  1. The Rip by Mark Brandi ‘It’s funny how quick it happens and without you really noticing. Anton said once that it’s like walking out into the sea, and you think everything’s fine and the water’s warm, but when you … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – March

Best Read: And so it Begins by Rachel Abbott Who will believe your story if the only witness is dead? Cleo knows she should be happy for her brother Mark. He’s managed to find someone new after the sudden death … Continue reading

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