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Book review by C.E. James – The Medoran Chronicles

January 14, 2021

The Medoran Chronicles by Lynette Noni - (Series of five books) 1. Akarnae 2. Raelia 3. Draekora 4. Graevale 5. Vardaesia This is marvelous and inventive storytelling. She creates a great fantasy world. Worlds within worlds with feisty teenage characters learning to develop their own...

Book review by Gary Ellem – The Happiest Man on Earth

January 14, 2021

The Happiest Man on Earth by Eddie Jaku Eddie just turned 100 years of age and this is a biography of a Holocaust survivor who shares how he found gratitude, kindness and hope in the darkest of places. He writes about his experiences in Buchenwald...

eAudiobook review by Corinne Hughes – Every Kind of Wicked

January 14, 2021

I have just read the audio recording of Every kind of wicked, a Gardiner & Renner thriller by Lisa Black.  Maggie Gardiner is a beautiful, brilliant crime scene tech. Jack Renner is an almost deliberately non-descript, ordinary looking but extremely astute Police Detective.  A killer...

2021 RUCRL Reading Challenge

January 7, 2021

Each year we hold a challenge for library members who would like to try reading something different. Everyone who participates (whether you complete the reading list or not) will be entered into a prize draw in December. Reading Challenge lists are available at your local...

NSW Reads Lucky’s

January 5, 2021

NSW Reads Lucky’s The New South Wales Public Library Association is thrilled to announce the very first state-wide reading program, NSW Reads. It’s a big book club, and everyone in New South Wales is invited.  From 10 December 2020 to 17 February 2021, library members...

What’s new for kids in January?

January 5, 2021

Click here to see all the new stuff for kids at the library in January! You can reserve these now on our library app, the member services page or at your nearest branch.

What’s new at the library in January?

January 5, 2021

Click here to download our list of new titles for adults that have been added to the library ready for you to borrow in January. If you'd like to reserve any of them, you can do so through our library app, our online member services...

Book review by Tamara Patino – Bin Chicken

December 18, 2020

Bin Chicken by Kate & Jol Temple, Illustrated by Ronojoy Ghosh. ‘Bin Chicken’ is a new picture book which explores how the Ibis has adopted the nickname of Bin Chicken. The authors do this through the use of humour, rhyme and rhythm and this combined...

Book review by Cheryl Thompson – All Our Shimmering Skies

December 18, 2020

All Our Shimmering Skies by Trent Dalton All Our Shimmering Skies is the much anticipated follow up to Trent Dalton’s bestselling, award winning debut novel Boy Swallows Universe. Set against a wild, harsh, historic portrayal of Darwin and the beautiful landscape of Northern Australia, this...

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