Low Tox Life with Alexx Stuart Author Talk

Saturday 23 February 2019 – 2pm – Parramatta Library

Join Alexx Stuart at Parramatta Library in talking about her new book, Low Tox Life. Learn to switch and ditch the nasties in each room of your home, for anyone who wants to make changes for the better, to create a healthier environment for their family and, in doing so, a healthier planet.
Alexx will demonstrate a great coffee body scrub, a natural room spray and a low tox dry shampoo that you can make at home from simple ingredients with samples of the body scrub to take home. Books will be on site for purchase and author signing. Light refreshments provided.
Book Online | $3

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In conversation with Graeme Simsion

Haven’t read The Rosie project, Rosie effect and The Rosie result, now is your chance. You can even ask the author Graeme Simsion a question. Meet the author at Riverside Theatre and find out how these quirky and some times hilarious characters go through their lives.

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2019 Indie Book Awards Shortlists

Leading Edge Books has announced the 2019 Indie Book Awards shortlists, for the best Australian books published in 2018. You can reserve a copy from our library online catalogue site.

Fiction

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Stories of Paris

Walking in Paris, you feel the bustling life in cafes, bars, and feel the artistic and romantic ambiance. After a short visit to Paris I have become very interested in French history. Continue reading

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Top 10 Loans Parramatta Libraries 2018

2018 was a very busy year for the City of Parramatta Libraries with over 1 million loans across all our branches! We have selected the top 10 loans for adult non fiction, adult fiction, young adult fiction and junior fiction from our libraries. Have you read them all yet?

Adult Non Fiction

 The barefoot investor – Scott Pape
The subtle art of not giving a f*ck – Mark Manson
Inglorious empire – Shashi Tharoor
The 7 habits of highly effective people – Stephen R. Covey
Sapiens: a brief history of humankind – Yuval Noah Harari
The life-changing magic of tidying up – Marie Kondo
12 rules for life: an antidote for chaos – Jordan B. Peterson
The secret – Rhonda Byrne
The happiest refugee – Anh Do
When breath becomes air – Paul Kalanithi

Adult Fiction

 Two kinds of truth – Michael Connelly
Origin – Dan Brown
The Midnight Line – Lee Child
Force of nature – Jane Harper
Night School – Lee Child
The Woman in the Window – A.J. Finn
The Dry – Jane Harper
Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine – Gail Honeyman
Truly Madly Guilty – Liane Moriarty
The Rooster Bar – John Grisham

Young Adult Fiction

Turtles all the way down – John Green
Fantastic beasts and where to find them: the original screenplay – J.K. Rowling
The tales of Beedle the Bard – J.K. Rowling
Magnus Chase and the ship of the dead – Rick Riordan
Throne of glass – Sarah J. Maas
Catching fire – Suzanne Collins
Queen of shadows – Sarah J. Maas
The hunger games – Suzanne Collins
The hate u give – Angie Thomas
Crown of midnight – Sarah J. Maas

Junior Fiction

Crazy weird! – Anh Do
Super good skills (almost…) – Liz Pichon
A tiny bit lucky – Liz Pichon
Captain Underpants and the revolting revenge of the radioactive robo-boxers – Dav Pikey
DogZombies rule (for now) – Liz Pichon
Extra special treats ( … not) – Liz Pichon
Old School – Jeff Kinney
The cheese experiment – Geronimo Stilton
A suitcase full of ghosts – Geronimo Stilton
Excellent excuses (and other good stuff) – Liz Pichon

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