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Book Review: The Dressmaker

The Dressmaker by Rosalie Ham The Dressmaker is a modern Australian classic, much loved for its bittersweet humour. Set in the 1950s, its subjects include haute couture, love and hate, and a cast of engagingly eccentric characters. It is now … Continue reading

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Escape Winter Puzzle Wrap Up

City of Parramatta Library’s Escape Winter Rebus Puzzle Competition has come to an end! All winter long people had fun guessing the weekly Rebus Puzzles both online and in the Library. Over 330 entries were received. Three lucky winners, drawn … Continue reading

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Book Club: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Wild: a journey from lost to found by Cheryl Strayed Summary At twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s rapid death from cancer, her family disbanded and her marriage crumbled. With nothing to … Continue reading

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I Came to Say Goodbye

I Came to Say Goodbye by Caroline Overington A young woman pushed through the hospital doors. She walked into the nursery, where a baby girl lay sleeping. The infant didn’t wake when the woman placed her gently in the shopping … Continue reading

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A Spool of Blue Thread

  A Spool of Blue Thread Anne Tyler About the book THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2015 SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN’S FICTION PRIZE A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK’It was a beautiful, breezy, … Continue reading

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