Long Weekend ‘TBR’ Pile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out some of the great titles library staff will be reading over this October long weekend!

 

Hopefully you find some interesting reads to add to your own ‘TBR’ pile.

Happy Reading!

 

Titles

A Harvest of Thorns by Corban Addison

Undaunted by Diana Palmer

Cath Kidston mug cakes, cupcakes and more!: 50 recipes for quick and easy treats by Cath Kidston

First Tests: great Australian cricketers and the backyards that made them by Steve Cannane

Hot Lights, Cold Steel: life, death and sleepless nights in a surgeon’s first years by Michael J. Collins

Spare me the truth by C.J. Carver

Seeing Red by Sandra Brown

Little fires everywhere – Celeste Ng

Force of nature by Jane Harper

The hate U give by Angie Thomas

 

 

 

 

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Book Review The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain

The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain

Summary

Riley MacPherson is returning to her childhood home in North Carolina. a place that holds cherished memories. While clearing out the house she finds a box of old newspaper articles – and a shocking family secret begins to unravel.

Riley has spent her whole life believing that her older sister Lisa died tragically as a teenager. But now she’s starting to uncover the truth: her life has been built on a foundation of lies, told by everyone she loved. Lisa is alive. Alive and living under a new identity. But why exactly was she on the run all those years ago, and what secrets are being kept now?

As Riley tries to separate reality from fiction, her discoveries call into question everything she thought she knew about her family. Can she find the strength inside herself to decide her future?

Comments

Our group enjoyed this book.  A great read; with well-development characters and a story that kept us turning the pages.  Each chapter revealed another piece of the puzzle, so to speak.  This story kept us guessing up until the end, with an ending that surprised us all!  This book would make a great holiday read. 

Read By – Cultcha Club

7 1/2 out of 10

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10 Most Popular Non Fiction Reads In Winter

Most popular non fiction titles borrowed by our library customers in this winter seemed more focused on money, decluttering and healthy food. Those titles are:

The barefoot investor : the only money guide you’ll ever need by Scott Pape

The subtle art of not giving a f*ck : a counterintuitive approach to living a good life by Mark Manson

The life-changing magic of tidying up : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing by Marie Kondo

Lean in : women, work, and the will to lead by Sheryl Sandberg

Driver qualification handbook

When breath becomes air by Paul Kalanithi

Sydney noir : the golden years by Michael Duffy

Spark joy : an illustrated guide to the Japanese art of tidying by Marie Kondo

Milk and honey by Kaur Rupi

Build a better vegetable garden : 30 DIY projects to improve your harvest by Joyce Russell

 

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Librarians Choice – September 2017

The Top 10 September New Release books as voted for by Librarians across Australia!

Why not reserve a copy now?

The museum of words – Georgia Blain
A New England affair – Steven Carroll
The seagull -Ann Cleeves
Take three girls – Cath Crowley & Simmone Howell
Girl in snow – Danya Kukafka
The choke – Sophie Laguna
The history of bees – Maja Lunde
Secrets between friends – Fiona Palmer
Sing, unburied, sing – Jesmyn Ward
City of crows – Chris Womersley

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Embrace the Cold Rebus Puzzle – Final Week

This feel good movie with a moral delights both adults and children alike!

This is the final week to enter our competition by designing your own puzzle, entries due by 31 August 2017.

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