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Winner of the November National Year of Reading Book Review Competition

The November theme was ‘Cry’ and this review by Samantha Mckay won the judges admiration. The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog by Bruce Perry and Maia Szalavitz Found on the Adult Non-fiction shelves at ANF 618.9289 PER Imagine crying … Continue reading

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National Year of Reading Monthly Themes – July – Discover

So, the July National Year of Reading theme was Discover – what  did you find out this month? Was it something about yourself or about another? Was it about another place? Another time? Another dimension? Did you discover a good read? This … Continue reading

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Duplicity Dogged the Daschund by Blaise Clements

Here is another book review by George Conyngham. George entered it in our monthly Book Review Competition.  To enter the Book Review Competition, entrants are to write a book review of between 400–600 words. The book reviews must address a … Continue reading

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Bellfield Hall or, the Observations of Miss Dido Kent by Anna Dean

Bellfield Hall or, the Observations of Miss Dido Kent by Anna Dean Published in 2008 by Kennebec Large Print. 359 pages. Found on the Large Print shelves at DEAN Are you in for a surprise? I’ll tell you…you are. How … Continue reading

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House of Serenity by Susan Shaw

House of Serenity by Susan Shaw Published 2008 by Thorpe, 418 pages Found on the Large Print shelves at SHAW This is the story of one individual: central and irreplaceable. But, and it’s a very big ‘but’ – the author cleverly … Continue reading

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National Year of Reading Monthly Themes – May – Escape

May’s National Year of Reading theme was Escape – easy to do – read tales of derring do or escape escapades (watch the Great Escape on DVD) or just escape anywhere in time or place with a good book : The Happiest … Continue reading

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National Year of Reading Monthly Themes – Feel – April catch up

In April the theme was Feel and here are some of the titles that held some emotion for you : Dexter series by Jeff Lindsay – a man who cannot feel and is trying to learn how A Moveable Feast by Ernest … Continue reading

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