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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – May

  The digital edition! Here are some of Carolyn’s top picks for May. eBooks on BorrowBox The Lost Jewels by Kirsty Manning In the summer of 1912, a workman’s pickaxe strikes through the basement floor of an old tenement house … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks – April 2020

  Bruny by Heather Rose [also available as eAudio & eBook] -Well, there’s fiction that you know is fiction – and then there’s Bruny. The novel is set in contemporary Tasmania, where the Liberal government of the day has decided … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – March

Best Read: How We Disappeared by Jing Jing Lee When her husband dies in the year 2000, Wang Di is forced into the solitary life of a widow in modern Singapore. But this new silence brings with it a surge … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks – March 2020

   The Dutch House by Ann Patchett – Danny Conroy and his sister Maeve grow up in an opulent house in small-town Pennsylvania. This house becomes a powerful symbol for everyone connected with it. Because I enjoy fiction that tells … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – February

Best Read: The Girl in the Letter by Emily Gunnis A heartbreaking letter. A girl locked away. A mystery to be solved. 1956. When Ivy Jenkins falls pregnant she is sent in disgrace to St Margaret’s, a dark, brooding house … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks – February

  Peace by Garry Disher. The title is of course ironic, because Constable Paul Hirschhausen, manning a small police station in country South Australia, is pretty much run off his feet. The nature of country policing is that, if you … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – January

Best Read:  The Last Widow by Karin Slaughter  A mysterious kidnapping. On a hot summer night, a scientist from the Centers for Disease Control is grabbed by unknown assailants in a shopping center parking lot. Vanished into thin air, the … Continue reading

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