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What Library Staff are Reading – May

Autumn is lingering, but it might be time to head to the library and get your winter reading sorted. Here are some suggestions of what to look out for (and what to avoid) from your library staff. Everybody died, so … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – March

A Keeper by Graham Norton – A fantastic novel set in Ireland. This novel has everything –  intriguing plot, fascinating characters, moody setting, clever use of language. Highly recommended. 5 stars Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales – ABC Journalist … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – January

The Diary of a Bookseller is the diary of Shaun Bythell, owner of Scotland’s largest second-hand bookshop. The life of “The Bookshop” in Wigtown is fascinating in its ebbs and flows. Bythell is not shy of making scathing comments about … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – December

Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver – I found it a great read, timely and fascinating. She creates a parallel between people resisting the new ideas of Charles Darwin in the 1870’s and us now finding it so hard to change our trajectory … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – November

Wake in fright by Kenneth Cook  – It was for my book group.  I found it predictable, a ‘coming of age’ story, but I have to say the writing is good.  I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone. I’ve also listened to a … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – October

Bridge Burning & Other Hobbies by Kitty Flanagan – I listened to the eAudiobook on Borrow Box; the Library also has several copies in print – there is a waiting list. Australian comedian Kitty Flanagan’s entertaining memoir includes stories from her Sydney childhood, … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – August

  The Court Reporter by Jamelle Wells (eAudio via BorrowBox) – compelling and entertaining. 4/5 stars Five ways to kill a man by Alex Gray (eAudio via RBdigital) – More gritty Glaswegian crime with the wise and compassionate DCI Lorimer and psychologist … Continue reading

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